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Postby Farnhamia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:14 pm

Ifreann wrote:
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Yeah if he's the dad of every galapagos tortoise that was born recently, doesn't that mean that when the children have kids, the offspring will be the product of major league incest?

The galapgos tortoise is doomed

Not really. As long as zookeepers keep an eye on how related any mating pair are they should be able to avoid creating any Galapagos Habsburgs.

Tortoises don't have lips, do they?
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Postby Aclion » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:29 pm

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Ifreann wrote:Not really. As long as zookeepers keep an eye on how related any mating pair are they should be able to avoid creating any Galapagos Habsburgs.

Tortoises don't have lips, do they?

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Postby Ifreann » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:35 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ifreann wrote:Not really. As long as zookeepers keep an eye on how related any mating pair are they should be able to avoid creating any Galapagos Habsburgs.

Tortoises don't have lips, do they?

I can't say I've ever tried to kiss one.
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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:40 pm

Rock on Mr. Tortoise. You're an inspiration.
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Postby Bombadil » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:41 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ifreann wrote:Not really. As long as zookeepers keep an eye on how related any mating pair are they should be able to avoid creating any Galapagos Habsburgs.

Tortoises don't have lips, do they?


Tortoise beaks are just hardened lips, no one said Diego was a good snogger.
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Postby Farnhamia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:42 pm

Ifreann wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Tortoises don't have lips, do they?

I can't say I've ever tried to kiss one.

No, me neither. Huh. Didn't Gallo have a project to kiss every species known to science?
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Postby Bombadil » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:17 pm

Of course if it was a female tortoise who'd saved the tortoise race by shagging 300 different fathers we'd be calling her a massive slut.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:35 pm

Bombadil wrote:Of course if it was a female tortoise who'd saved the tortoise race by shagging 300 different fathers we'd be calling her a massive slut.

And think of all those single mothers left without hatchling aupport.

THAT BASTARD
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Postby Bombadil » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:38 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:
Bombadil wrote:Of course if it was a female tortoise who'd saved the tortoise race by shagging 300 different fathers we'd be calling her a massive slut.

And think of all those single mothers left without hatchling aupport.

THAT BASTARD


Does he remember any of his kids names let alone their birthdays, no he fucking doesn't cos he really couldn't give a shit. Skipped the country to avoid child support too.
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Postby Farnhamia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:41 pm

Bombadil wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:And think of all those single mothers left without hatchling aupport.

THAT BASTARD


Does he remember any of his kids names let alone their birthdays, no he fucking doesn't cos he really couldn't give a shit. Skipped the country to avoid child support too.

And his brain's the size of a walnut?
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Postby Heloin » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:43 pm

Bombadil wrote:Of course if it was a female tortoise who'd saved the tortoise race by shagging 300 different fathers we'd be calling her a massive slut.

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Postby Rojava Free State » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:50 pm

Bombadil wrote:Of course if it was a female tortoise who'd saved the tortoise race by shagging 300 different fathers we'd be calling her a massive slut.


Biology be like "am I a joke to you?"
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Postby Bombadil » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:55 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:
Does he remember any of his kids names let alone their birthdays, no he fucking doesn't cos he really couldn't give a shit. Skipped the country to avoid child support too.

And his brain's the size of a walnut?


In the 17th century, Francesco Redi performed an experiment that involved removing the brain of a land tortoise, which then proceeded to live six months.

I discovered that looking up the possibility of this..

Rojava Free State wrote:
Bombadil wrote:Of course if it was a female tortoise who'd saved the tortoise race by shagging 300 different fathers we'd be calling her a massive slut.


Biology be like "am I a joke to you?"


Tortoises can have up to 2 and a half clutches a year so given a 130 year life span she'd be busy, but it's possible.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:11 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
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Does he remember any of his kids names let alone their birthdays, no he fucking doesn't cos he really couldn't give a shit. Skipped the country to avoid child support too.

And his brain's the size of a walnut?

So are half the people I grew up with, Your point?
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Postby Aclion » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:17 pm

Bombadil wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:And his brain's the size of a walnut?


In the 17th century, Francesco Redi performed an experiment that involved removing the brain of a land tortoise, which then proceeded to live six months.

This also works with ns posters, but we only last 30 days.
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Postby Giovenith » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:18 pm

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San Lumen wrote:why's that and is that a bad thing?

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Postby Rojava Free State » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:18 pm

Giovenith wrote:
Aclion wrote:
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Was the excuse they used to ruin Game of Thrones Yeah, it's not healthy.


The galapagos tortoise gets to live on as...this, instead of going extinct
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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:19 pm

Aclion wrote:
Bombadil wrote:
In the 17th century, Francesco Redi performed an experiment that involved removing the brain of a land tortoise, which then proceeded to live six months.

This also works with ns posters, but we only last 30 days.

Speak for yourself. My wife took my brain out 4 years ago when I forgot our anniversary and I'm still here.
I'm finished with this forum and the constant goddamn groupthink, virtue signalling, and woke scolding. I thank Max for the good times I've spent here but I just don't fit anymore. Peace.

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Postby Bombadil » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:22 pm

Luckily Diego's brain is clearly lodged firmly in his balls so it's all a moot point.
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Postby San Lumen » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:48 pm

I agree with all the beautiful comments. A statue should be erected at San Diego Zoo in his honor. Perhaps one on the Galapagos Islands too.

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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:50 pm

San Lumen wrote:I agree with all the beautiful comments. A statue should be erected at San Diego Zoo in his honor. Perhaps one on the Galapagos Islands too.

Heh.

But yes, Diego merits a statue. Maybe a knighthood.
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Postby Galloism » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:50 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ifreann wrote:I can't say I've ever tried to kiss one.

No, me neither. Huh. Didn't Gallo have a project to kiss every species known to science?

My dedication to that cause was both grossly overblown and misstated.

It was to kiss every humanoid species in the universe.

And it was a bet made after a drinking game.
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Postby San Lumen » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:52 pm

Bromagia wrote:
San Lumen wrote:I agree with all the beautiful comments. A statue should be erected at San Diego Zoo in his honor. Perhaps one on the Galapagos Islands too.

Heh.

But yes, Diego merits a statue. Maybe a knighthood.

He surely merits a statue. A knighthood isnt a bad idea either. Sir Diego has a nice ring to it.

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