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Darwin was full of bull

  1. Apr 10, 2004 #1
    Survival of the fittest?
    Right now, as I'm typing this, I've got some idiotic woodpecker outside my bedroom window banging it's brains out on my air conditioner. If Darwin is right how could this sort of idiotic behavior not have been bred out of this bird? How did this species not go the way of some of the other Brainiacs of the Animal Kingdom like Triceratops, dodos and unicorns?
    I thought natural selection took care of this sort of stuff. That's why we have woodpeckers but we don't have rockpeckers, mountainlionpeckers or peckerpeckers anymore.
     
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  3. Apr 10, 2004 #2
    I was full of bull last night...beef burritos, nummy!!!
     
  4. Apr 10, 2004 #3

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    Dang! While the first two would most assuredly be amusing, it sure would be nice if EVERYONE could have a good peckerpecker!!
     
  5. Apr 10, 2004 #4
    I don't know about that, but I wouldn't say no to a peckerpucker.
     
  6. Apr 10, 2004 #5

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    ive heard that girls dont like peckerpackers.
     
  7. Apr 10, 2004 #6
    what does that have to do with anything?
     
  8. Apr 10, 2004 #7

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    Zero is a burriterpecker....duh!!
     
  9. Apr 10, 2004 #8
    Aren't you on a diet? Now drop down and give me fifty!
     
  10. Apr 10, 2004 #9

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    goll darn you, jimmy! now i HAVE to go change my pants... :eek: :frown:
     
  11. Apr 12, 2004 #10
    i think you are so stupid.
     
  12. Apr 12, 2004 #11

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    looks like we have a randomabusepecker....
     
  13. Apr 12, 2004 #12

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    :wink: :biggrin:
     
  14. Apr 12, 2004 #13

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    actually, i thought the randomabusepecker was extinct, ladies and gentlemen, a RARITY... if you think about it in the wild, they WOULDNT survive long, going up to a lion and saying "your mum's a pussy!" just going to lead to mass extinction...
     
  15. Apr 12, 2004 #14

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    Yes it does. Or it could be a meaninglesscommentpecker. An often ignored species. :biggrin:
     
  16. Apr 13, 2004 #15

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    ah we are so fun-loving!! :smile:
     
  17. Apr 14, 2004 #16
    I appologise for what I previously said, or didn't say. Someone has gotten a hold on my password. I will change it immediatly.
     
  18. Apr 14, 2004 #17

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    ah... the dastardly theiving passwordpecker... :wink:
     
  19. Apr 14, 2004 #18
    Or maybe the ole' hestolemypasswordnotmeatallpecker trick :smile:
     
  20. Apr 14, 2004 #19

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    I bet the loudness of the pecking works like a mating call. If a male can find something that makes a real racket, the females probably think, "Whoa, that's one helluva pecker!"

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  21. Apr 15, 2004 #20
    A woodpecker needs to apply a great deal of force to bury his acorn nuts into his unwilling host.
     
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