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U.S. Dog Owners Fear Arrival of Africanized Fleas

  1. Apr 1, 2005 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://onion.com/news/index.php?issue=4112&n=1
     
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  3. Apr 1, 2005 #2

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    I'd say "bogus", but its from "The Onion". Redundant.
     
  4. Apr 1, 2005 #3

    Moonbear

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    Russ, have you noticed today's date? :rofl:
     
  5. Apr 1, 2005 #4

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    :rofl: :rofl:

    Daniel.
     
  6. Apr 1, 2005 #5
    The picture of the dog is hilarious!

    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
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    Oh man, that's funny stuff.

    That poor dog. :cry:

    Good one. Really.
     
  8. Apr 1, 2005 #7

    Tsu

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    Russ has no sense of humor and wouldn't understand it anyway. :rofl: :rofl:
     
  9. Apr 1, 2005 #8

    Moonbear

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    Tsu, where have you been hiding lately? We've missed watching you torturing folks around here. :tongue2:
     
  10. Apr 1, 2005 #9

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    Yes, that's why I was going to say "bogus". But am I the only one who caught the irony of an April fool's joke from The Onion? (That's why I said its redundant)
     
  11. Apr 1, 2005 #10

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    Well, darnit, I can't tell when you're being serious and when you're being sarcastic. That was way too subtle. :biggrin: What, you don't think The Onion is the pinnacle of factual reporting? :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: Okay, I had a hard time even typing that. :rofl:
     
  12. Apr 1, 2005 #11

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    I've gotten out of the torture business and gone into gardening and painting again. Gotta break out the chain saw again, too. :wink:
     
  13. Apr 1, 2005 #12

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    :cry: I wish I could do that too! We had two nice days, and it's back to cold and rainy today. :cry: And tomorrow possibly even snow flurries mixed with the rain. At first I didn't care, because I'm going to be inside most of the day judging that science fair, but then I saw the associated events were supposed to include hovercraft rides, which I'm sure are supposed to be outside and will be cancelled if there's rain. :cry: I wanted to go on a hovercraft ride!
     
  14. Apr 1, 2005 #13
    Poor dogs :cry:

    *looks at weather, sees high 60s/low 70s and sun, smiles at MB*
     
  15. Apr 1, 2005 #14

    Moonbear

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    I hate you. :mad:

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  16. Apr 1, 2005 #15

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    Shhh - don't mention this around you know who. The high today was 81 degrees, but don't hate me just because it's beautiful here...because when it's 115 degrees, it will be pay-back time. :frown:
     
  17. Apr 2, 2005 #16

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    But it's a dry heat, right? I was out in Davis, CA one summer and the temperature hit something like 110 degrees. Everyone was complaining about the heat, trying to stay refrigerated in air-conditioning, but there was practically no humidity and I was LOVING it! There's a good chance I'm part lizard. Just find me a hot rock to sit on and I'm happy. :biggrin:
     
  18. Apr 2, 2005 #17

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    Yeh, like sticking your head in an oven. :yuck:
    You know, based on Moonbear Metabolism Theory, this might be the place for you...well except there is the tribdog obsession, and I don't want any friendly fire 'round here, and would this mean you won't bake any more cakes?
     
  19. Apr 2, 2005 #18

    Ivan Seeking

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    I grew up in Southern and Northern California. By the time Tsu and were married and living in the San Fernando Valley, I reached the point that I could hardly stand the heat. I used to love the heat and spent much of my free time as a youth desert biking, high desert and mountain backpacking, engaged in beach and lake activities of all sorts...pretty much any kind of fun in the sun. But one day it was like someone hit a switch and suddenly I hated it. Perhaps it had something to do with years spent in my teens doing very demanding, manual labor jobs like digging ditches, running jack hammers etc, in extreme heat - 100+ degrees. I have been in rainy Oregon for 15 years now and still love the rain, cold foggy days, snow storms, and ice storms. And if it hits 75 degrees I'm complaining about the heat.
     
  20. Apr 2, 2005 #19

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    That's why people get cabins in the mountains here (my dream). Maybe we should start a PF Exchange Program?
     
  21. Apr 2, 2005 #20

    Moonbear

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    Oh, nothing to fear. I've gotten over my tribdog obsession. He's all yours if you want him. Just remember to hide the matches.
     
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