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Old 01-07-2005   #46 (permalink)
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Scott Scott Scott- don't they stick to land and not sea?
If you throw them HARD enough, they'll stick to just about anything...
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If you throw them HARD enough, they'll stick to just about anything...
Not too HARD I hope, or they'll get implanted.
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Old 01-07-2005   #48 (permalink)
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Ok my turn....

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Lets not forget the Garden Rats !!!!!

(for you Nerak)
I was gonna be good and stay away from this one, after what we did to the "photos of playa" post!! But it's killing me.....
Keep the tequila AWAY from those garden rats, or they CAN and WILL become extremely dangerous!!
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Hhmmmm....

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You mean tequila is for internal use?!?! Well...I never! That explains a lot. I've been rubbing it on, with no apparent effect, and wondering what all the fuss was about. Drink it, eh? What a concept. But it does beg a question, Joanie...did you see the lizard in your bed before you drank the tequila?
Bump, I guess that depends where you are rubbin' it

Had to do that, and make my count an even 300
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What's that old saying?..........

..........One horny toad in hand......... .........





Sorry it was there...



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Traci, I've resisted comment on the infamous flag suit so far, but, It's Friday and given the direction this thread has taken.......

I will apologize in advance if offended.........although given some of your other racy post I think this will be taken in good....umm.......clean(?)......adult fun.....(don't tell Mrs K!)

........That, now infamous, photo will bring new meaning to the phrase "running old glory up the flag pole" for a VERY long time
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Saw what looked to be about a 5 foot barracuda while snorkeling off of Isla Mujeres a couple of years ago - FEETS DON'T FAIL ME NOW!
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I was gonna be good and stay away from this one, after what we did to the "photos of playa" post!! But it's killing me.....
Keep the tequila AWAY from those garden rats, or they CAN and WILL become extremely dangerous!!
I love Garden Rats...their "BUSH" eaters.
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I was returning to shore in Half Moon Bay today... and right before I got to land (I was in about 1 foot of water) I saw this huge school of whitefish... couldnt see nothing but them... so I just floated there for a bit and watched... suddenly they just scattered like nobodys business... and there I was face to face with a barracuda. He almost bumped into my mask but turned, looked me in the eyes and slowly (I mean slowly...a few seconds felt like 10 minutes) swam away. Jesus those things look ugly and mean... I got out of the water real fast.
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I was returning to shore in Half Moon Bay today... and right before I got to land (I was in about 1 foot of water) I saw this huge school of whitefish... couldnt see nothing but them... so I just floated there for a bit and watched... suddenly they just scattered like nobodys business... and there I was face to face with a barracuda. He almost bumped into my mask but turned, looked me in the eyes and slowly (I mean slowly...a few seconds felt like 10 minutes) swam away. Jesus those things look ugly and mean... I got out of the water real fast.
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you're still there
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KAHUNA!!!!!

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Hey- ya'll forgot the most importaint species dangerous to single women down there!!
The tiburon in the bar around the corner!!
And damn- there are plenty of them......

As for the Barracudas- yep they do look nasty...but I've never heard of an actual attack....never felt threatened either while diving.
Although- yep, they CAN do a pretty good job of ogling you in a way that makes you feel like on a big platter ready to be chewed on.
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As for the Barracudas- yep they do look nasty...but I've never heard of an actual attack....never felt threatened either while diving.
Although- yep, they CAN do a pretty good job of ogling you in a way that makes you feel like on a big platter ready to be chewed on.
I once saw a video clip regarding a large barracuda that jumped into a boat in the Florida Keys and bit a woman onboard in the abdomen. Unfortunately she died before aid could arrive in spite a great efforts on the part of others on the fishing boat.

Apparently barracuda attacks are rare, but they can happen:

Evidence shows that the barracuda can be dangerous to humans when provoked, being attracted to erratic movement (swimmers have been fatally bitten by them) and bright colors. Overall, however, the low number of alleged attacks does not completely support its dangerous reputation.

Attacks on humans by great barracuda are rare. Inquisitive, sight-oriented fish, barracudas sometimes exhibit the unnerving habit of trailing snorkelers and divers. When attacks occur more often than not it is because a barracuda attempts to steal a fish from spearfishers or mistakenly interprets a shiny object, such as a diving knife, for the glint of a shiny fish. Such incidents usually consist of one very quick strike, the result of which may be a laceration and some loss of tissue. Fatalities from barracuda attacks are rare.






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Yeah...they can be pretty terrifying...especially with their mouth's open.
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Pirranas are only a problem if you're male and skinny dip
Hey Playa3...how do you know this??? Fact or fiction?? Because I am both...(not skinny...but skinny dippin)
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Scott Scott Scott- don't they stick to land and not sea?
Chupacabras are everywhere down there... glad to see your becoming a believer
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