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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby SethBullock » 07 Apr 2019, 15:48

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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby SethBullock » 07 Apr 2019, 15:49

So weird!!
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby Aussie » 07 Apr 2019, 15:55

Aussie wrote:Test:

We have a bad spider in my area called a Hobo spider. I got bitten by one. I was working around my house, and the darn thing crawled up between my boot and pant leg. I was wearing boots that went up to the bottom of my calf and heavy socks that went up to just below the knee. The spider crawled up past the sock and bit me twice on the back side of the knee joint. I never felt the bites. Damn things have something in their venom that anesthetizes the spot they bite. Didn't realize it until about 24 hours later when I felt an itch and went to scratch it. When I did, I felt two large lumps, each about the size of a dime. The venom of those spiders is not a nerve agent, but, instead, it destroys living tissue. For the spider, it turns its normal prey into a soup it can eat. For humans, these bites are dangerous if untreated because the necrotizing tissue can spread like gangrene. I went to an emergency room, and the doc put an antibiotic patch over it and gave me a prescription of xxxxxxxxx.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby Aussie » 07 Apr 2019, 15:57

Now Monk....if, instead of those xxxxxxxx, you type the 'p' word.........you'll get that 403 message.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby SethBullock » 07 Apr 2019, 16:02

It happened to you too? Good.

I'm not crazy.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby johnsmith » 07 Apr 2019, 16:23

SethBullock wrote:It happened to you too? Good.

I'm not crazy.



not about this anyway. :c :c
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby HBS Guy » 07 Apr 2019, 20:30

We have a bad spider in my area called a Hobo spider. I got bitten by one. I was working around my house, and the darn thing crawled up between my boot and pant leg. I was wearing boots that went up to the bottom of my calf and heavy socks that went up to just below the knee. The spider crawled up past the sock and bit me twice on the back side of the knee joint. I never felt the bites. Damn things have something in their venom that anesthetizes the spot they bite. Didn't realize it until about 24 hours later when I felt an itch and went to scratch it. When I did, I felt two large lumps, each about the size of a dime. The venom of those spiders is not a nerve agent, but, instead, it destroys living tissue. For the spider, it turns its normal prey into a soup it can eat. For humans, these bites are dangerous if untreated because the necrotizing tissue can spread like gangrene. I went to an emergency room, and the doc put an antibiotic patch over it and gave me a prescription of xxx.



Happened to me too. Will send it on to our host—this is not a control character glitch!
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby pinkeye » 07 Apr 2019, 21:05

Another possible .. trigger for 403 might be the Mickey Mouse Giving the Finger , on available emojis from here. Haven't tried it lately tho. :bgrin

As for the bite... the swelling has reduced a bit, and the heat has sort of moved south of the elbow … I should have corrected earlier, the apparent bite site was above the elbow,, first appeared below my outer bicep area.
Just 2 red dots.. and fortunately no apparent activity around that site since..still some significant heat and minor swelling. Its going away. :bgrin .
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby johnsmith » 08 Apr 2019, 16:37

pinkeye wrote:Another possible .. trigger for 403 might be the Mickey Mouse Giving the Finger , on available emojis from here. Haven't tried it lately tho


:up


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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby pinkeye » 09 Apr 2019, 23:19

:up :up

perhaps its the timing..
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby pinkeye » 09 Apr 2019, 23:21

You just never know, you know?
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby johnsmith » 10 Apr 2019, 14:46

:c :c
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby pinkeye » 11 Apr 2019, 01:11

happy to report I'm good as new.

Vestiges of the bite gone now.

Just the usual numbness now.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby SethBullock » 11 Apr 2019, 06:00

pinkeye wrote:happy to report I'm good as new.

Vestiges of the bite gone now.

Just the usual numbness now.


Glad to hear it. :bgrin
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby pinkeye » 12 Apr 2019, 19:02

Thanks.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 23:53

Video of a coyote up in an apple tree eating the apples.

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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby johnsmith » 13 Apr 2019, 07:48

SethBullock wrote:Video of a coyote up in an apple tree eating the apples.



:WTF
I had no idea they could climb trees.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby SethBullock » 13 Apr 2019, 08:42

Neither did I.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby HBS Guy » 13 Apr 2019, 14:29

My dog climbed trees, not too well, dogs can’t retract their claws so they wear down and become blunt. But she climbed quite a way up to get the rubber ball I had thrown for her a bit too high. Seen her 8' off the ground.
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby pinkeye » 13 Apr 2019, 20:58

I had a dog that loved to climb trees. Mind you he chose the low spreading branch varieties.
Still funny as all...... and he used to back-up to tree trunks, and leave his turd stuck out from the bark. :rofl :rofl :rofl
True. The only dog I've seen do that.!! :rofl
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby HBS Guy » 14 Apr 2019, 08:07

Ahahahaha!
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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby SethBullock » 14 Apr 2019, 14:05

A large, flightless bird, similar to an emu and native to both Australia and New Guinea, killed its owner when the man fell down on his property in Florida, authorities said Saturday.

According to The Associated Press, the Alachua County Fire Rescue Department told The Gainesville Sun that a cassowary killed the man Friday on land near Gainesville, likely using its exceedingly long claws. The victim's name was not released, but reports said he was apparently breeding the animals.

"My understanding is that the gentleman was in the vicinity of the bird and at some point fell. When he fell, he was attacked," Deputy Chief Jeff Taylor told the paper, according to AP.

Cassowaries are similar to emus and stand up to six feet tall, weigh as much as 130 pounds and have bright blue heads and necks. But that's not all that makes them distinctive.

According to the San Diego Zoo's website, cassowaries are the world's most dangerous bird, boasting a four-inch claw on each foot.

"The cassowary can slice open any predator or potential threat with a single swift kick. Powerful legs help the cassowary run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kph) through the dense forest underbrush," AP quoted the website as explaining.


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Re: So...what animal is gonna kill you in Australia?

Postby Aussie » 14 Apr 2019, 14:33

Yes, they are well known as dangerous buggers here.

http://www.amazingaustralia.com.au/anim ... ttacks.htm

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