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Too big an interruption for either.
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Wonder what's chasing them. Eagles?
... The stars were suns, but so far away they were just little points of light ... The scale of the universe suddenly opened up to me. It was a kind of religious experience. There was a magnificence to it, a grandeur, a scale which has never left me. Never ever left me.
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Fid wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:08 am Wonder what's chasing them. Eagles?
Can't they just enjoy a day out without being judged? :x :x
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Diving for crustaceans at night (annoying music):




Now do your crawdads! :twisted:
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Huntsman female with egg sac. Maybe 4"max. width. Image
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The best!
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That caviar costs about $50,000 a pound.
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Ballot dropoff/dropbox locations (not only Florida): https://www.dropoffballot.com/#7/29.000/-82.000
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My postman drops them off in a ditch
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Some troubles in old Lake Ed

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I understand that this may come across as a benefit to some <cough Abdul cough> to the rest of us it is a warning.

Do not bottom skim in the lake!!!
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Skinny dipping definitely not recommended. :o
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The tone is best described as "come hither"
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:52 pm OK I get it. ed is having one of those interludes. Best to wait a while before dealing with him. :lmao:
A less generous person might refer to it as a psychotic break.
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It’s hanging on to nipple hair
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https://tuckbot.tv/#/watch/j27r5f

Edit: added the YT vid, if you want to see the whole dubious event in full.

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And they keep following!?
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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That really is awesome
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Rob Lister wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:22 am And they keep following!?
Yeah uh...and shooting while letting the truck steer itself...okay...but the other driver did have a gun aimed at him so...
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Florida deputy performs exorcism on child, instructs another to shoot anyone who enters demon-filled home

Christopher Dougherty was fired from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and arrested on child abuse charges

A now-former sheriff’s deputy in Florida was arrested Sunday after allegedly performing an exorcism on a child, and telling another there were demons in his home and to shoot anyone who entered.

Christopher Dougherty, 37, was arrested on child abuse allegations the same day he was fired from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office on an unrelated matter, according to the agency. He had worked with the sheriff’s office since 2006.

Deputies responded Thursday to a 911 call about a residential alarm and determined there was evidence of child abuse at the apartment occupied by Dougherty.

A girl, wearing body armor and a Kevlar helmet, was lying on the ground in a shooting position with a rifle. A boy was armed with a Taser, and Dougherty was in possession of a handgun, the Orlando Sentinel reported, citing the arrest affidavit.

The children told investigators Dougherty performed an exorcism on the boy before telling the girl that there were demons in the home and directing her to shoot anyone who entered.

Dougherty was detained and taken to a hospital where he was held under the Baker Act, a Florida law enabling those determined likely to inflict harm to themselves or others to receive emergency mental health services, the Orange County Sheriff's Office told Fox News. He was arrested Sunday after his release.

Dougherty was also terminated from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Sunday for “an unsatisfactory performance finding in a separate matter,” the agency said, without providing details.
https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-ex-d ... nge-county
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Hey ed! How are your crawdads doing? No sightings? Thought so…

That's because you got the wrong beasties.

****** drumroll ******
Escaped cloned female mutant crayfish take over Belgian cemetery

Escaped self-cloning mutant crayfish created in experimental breeding programmes have invaded a Belgian cemetery.

Hundreds of the duplicating crustaceans, which can dig down to up to a metre and are always female, pose a deadly threat to local biodiversity after colonising a historic Antwerp graveyard.

"It's impossible to round up all of them. It's like trying to empty the ocean with a thimble," said Kevin Scheers, of the Flemish Institute for Nature and Woodland Research.

Marbled crayfish, which travel across land and water at night and eat whatever they can, do not occur in nature and are banned by the European Union.

Instead, the freshwater beasts, which are about 10cm big and voracious, are thought to have been bred by unscrupulous German pet traders in the 1990s.

They are similar to the slough crayfish found in Florida but are parthenogenetic, which means they reproduce with themselves and all their children are genetically identical females.

The mutation, which occurred about 25 years ago, means populations can spring up rapidly from just a single Procambarus virginalis.

In 2018, scientists established the global marbled crayfish population was descended from a single female and didn't need males to reproduce.
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/escape ... OELOTHGPA/

Now that's a title! :mrgreen:

And "they reproduce with themselves", stupid journalists.
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↑ Still obsessed with that Zinnia, I see. :mrgreen:




Florida judge resigns from vote-counting board after donations to Trump campaign uncovered

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Florida judge has resigned from Duval County’s vote-counting board after findings that he donated repeatedly to President Trump’s re-election campaign and other Republican efforts were uncovered.

Duval County senior Judge Brent Shore, whose home displayed several signs supporting Trump, had served as chairman of the canvassing board because of his role as a county judge.

Yet Florida judicial rules bar judges from political donations of any kind.

And canvassing board rules bar members from "displaying a candidate's campaign signs."

Senior county Judge Brent Shore, who has refused to change rules barring the public from photographing or videotaping vote-counting meetings, first donated $20 in 2016 to Donald Trump’s initial campaign for president. He has donated 11 more times since then to Trump for a total of $170, as well as donating $178 in the last two years to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/poli ... 068234002/

That's really peanuts – is their pay that lousy?
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Disney is in orlando
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ed wrote: Fri Nov 06, 2020 2:15 am Disney is in orlando
So it's cultural, right? :twisted:
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ed wrote: Fri Nov 06, 2020 2:15 am Disney is in orlando
Nope. It is not.
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Part of it is Orange county, and part is in Osceola county, but none of it is in Orlando
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"Education" and "culture" and "economic anything" are words that one does not associate with us.
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Gators, you left out Gators on your graph Witness

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And fire ants
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Murder hornets
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ed wrote: Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:13 pm Gators, you left out Gators on your graph Witness
Gators, puny gators give you anxiety?!? I'm very disappointed! :evil:





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Florida's DeSantis moves to allow citizens to shoot looters, rioters targeting businesses

Critics argue the law would allow for armed citizens to become vigilantes

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has drafted “anti-mob” legislation that would expand the state’s Stand Your Ground law – a move that some worry would allow armed citizens to shoot and potentially kill anyone they suspect of looting.

DeSantis’ newest legislation comes in response to months of protesting that frequently lead to rioting this summer in Florida and across the U.S., following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

The legislation is an attempt to prevent “violent and disorderly assemblies” by permitting violence against anyone involved in the “interruption or impairment” of a business, reportedly described in the draft as being a burglary within 500 feet of “violent or disorderly assembly,” according to reporting by the Miami Herald Tuesday.

“It allows for vigilantes to justify their actions,” a former Miami-Dade County prosecutor, Denise Georges, who has worked with Stand Your Ground cases told the Miami publication. “It also allows for death to be the punishment for a property crime — and that is cruel and unusual punishment. We cannot live in a lawless society where taking a life is done so casually and recklessly.”

The draft legislation also includes measures that would make protesting which disrupts the public by blocking traffic, a third degree felony. The law would also reportedly grant immunity to drivers who unintentionally kill or injure protesters who were blocking traffic.

Additionally the law would allow the state to withhold funds from local governments that cut police budgets.
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/florid ... businesses
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You see this here badge on muh chest? Makes me a bonafide deputy of Florida. What's that? You can't see it? How's about you bring yourself a bit closer. Right on that red X. You'll see it from there.
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↑ Come on, Bruce, snowshoes? Can't be Florida. :roll:
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The man in that picture is almost exactly what I look like
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But no tats
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Witness wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:36 am ↑ Come on, Bruce, snowshoes? Can't be Florida. :roll:
We use them for traversing the mud flats. :x :x
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