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I *heart* Octopi

  1. Feb 27, 2009 #1

    lisab

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    I *heart* Octopi!!

    You think cats are curious?!?

    http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=are-octopuses-smart"found and turned a knob...just for fun. Just goofing around. Pulled a plug, and caused a flood.

    From the article :

     
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  3. Feb 27, 2009 #2

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    I read about the one that flooded the tank. I guess they get bored easily. :tongue2:
     
  4. Feb 27, 2009 #3

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    I've always sort of wanted an octopus for a pet, but I figured that in our climate it would freeze its tentacles off when I took it for a walk.
     
  5. Feb 27, 2009 #4
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    Only if you don't dress it properly for the weather.
     
  6. Feb 27, 2009 #5

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    Unfortunately, my knitting abilities aren't up to the task of making an eight-armed sweater.
     
  7. Feb 27, 2009 #6
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    Yea, they are all cute, till you have one stuck to your face.
     
  8. Feb 28, 2009 #7

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    They are very intelligent, as far as I remember they can solve problems dogs can't.
     
  9. Feb 28, 2009 #8

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    Not too hard to be clever with 9 brains. I have a cuddly toy octopus. I'm fond of them too.

    http://img523.imageshack.us/img523/4182/1000094.jpg [Broken]

    He lives in my bed with kermit the frog.
     
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    I just find them having a beak uneasy...
     
  11. Feb 28, 2009 #10

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    Ah Kurdt, you old softy!
     
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  12. Feb 28, 2009 #11

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    Have you noticed Kurdt's octopus is red and shiny?
     
  13. Feb 28, 2009 #12
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    Or wetsuit.
     
  14. Feb 28, 2009 #13

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    :rofl:

    Hope it doesn't keep you awake at night, Kurdt!
     
  15. Feb 28, 2009 #14

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    No, lisa. You *heart* octopodes!!
     
  16. Feb 28, 2009 #15
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    That's Wikipedia, Not really convincing as thrustful resource or?
     
  17. Feb 28, 2009 #16

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    Me too, calamari is G-R-R-R-REAT!!
     
  18. Feb 28, 2009 #17
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    Octopus.jpg
    That burst of bubbles is a underwater SCREAM. Yes, the mean octi was wrapped up in my hands and refused to let go.
     
  19. Feb 28, 2009 #18

    Math Is Hard

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    The octopus takes Hypatia for his bride!!
     
  20. Feb 28, 2009 #19
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    Calamari is squid, Italians generally don't eat octopus. We like good food.

    Koreans like Octopus, dried. When I was there small dried ones were hanging in all the mom & pop shops. I tried it once. It was like trying to eat a fish flavored tire. I have tried it on Sushi but it's still like eating rubber.

    "Fowler's Modern English Usage states that "the only acceptable plural in English is octopuses," and that octopi is misconceived and octopodes pedantic." lol
     
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