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Offline Sasquatch Jim

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People are being eaten again
« on: March 21, 2015, 12:41:07 AM »
  Here in Hawaii.  Not cannibalism, tiger sharks.
 At apopular beach near my place a doctor was swimming in shallow water when he was hit by a tiger shark.
 He fought it off and got ashore but was taken to a hospital on Oahu.  The beach was closed to swimmers until
 Park authorities decide the tiger has moved on.

 
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2015, 02:34:43 AM »
I hate it when that happens.

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2015, 06:36:09 AM »
The guy was from Kansas no less. I bet noodling for catfish here will seem pretty tame now.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2015, 10:31:27 AM »
We have something like ten billion of us. Any other species we'd have opened up a hunting season, hired government trappers and probably sprayed to "control the herd".   ::)
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2015, 10:38:05 AM »
Yeah, no need for limits.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2015, 11:11:35 AM »
John , sharks have a taste for us corn fed folks  ;D

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2015, 11:27:06 AM »
Cannibals called it Long Pork.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2015, 11:41:30 AM »
Cannibals called it Long Pork.

 And used a special four pronged square fork when eating it.
  Now they eat spam.  Sharks haven't discovered spam yet.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2015, 01:04:33 PM »
The other white meat  ~; Cannibalism is not completely extinct , heard long pork is best served with wild onions and honey mustard  :o 

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« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2015, 01:12:21 PM »
Tried to feed Lorraine Long Pork last night.  She accused me of false advertising.  :'( :D
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« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2015, 01:47:46 PM »
John , sharks have a taste for us corn fed folks  ;D

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Heard an earthmother type the other day call midwesterners 'cornflakes'.  I laughed and laughed. Pot: meet kettle.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2015, 02:38:49 PM »
One of those chased my down the street one day, fortunately, I had the power to shake 'im off.

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #12 on: March 21, 2015, 02:39:34 PM »
In Calif. shallow water shark attacks are usually by a hammerhead.  :+=copcar

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2015, 03:17:50 PM »
Most of the attacks out here are by Tiger sharks.  No wholesale killing off of sharks here.  For some Hawaiians, it can be their family amakua (god).  Mine is the pueo and mo'o. (owl & gecko)  The VA doctor from Overland, KS got a warning. 
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2015, 03:33:04 PM »
I would think the sharks would consider us to salty.  :D
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2015, 04:37:38 PM »
Or too high in unsaturated fat  :)
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2015, 05:01:39 PM »
Play in their backyard, don't complain if you come up a bit short!  At least I can go to my grave knowing that if a shark eats me, he/she will have a full meal! :D
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« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2015, 05:09:35 PM »
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« Reply #18 on: March 21, 2015, 05:38:40 PM »
You know why sharks don't eat Lawyers?
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #19 on: March 21, 2015, 07:20:13 PM »
Tried to feed Lorraine Long Pork last night.  She accused me of false advertising.  :'( :D

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #20 on: March 21, 2015, 08:49:47 PM »
The Great Lakes
No salt and no sharks :)
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #21 on: March 21, 2015, 09:30:34 PM »
The Great Lakes
No salt and no sharks :)


Lots of lampreys! ::(
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #22 on: March 21, 2015, 10:59:38 PM »
taste great, less filling-----BURP

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #23 on: March 21, 2015, 11:03:08 PM »
Mola Mola Very Rare huge sunfish makes an appearance.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3002374/Bizarre-looking-Mola-Mola-fish-ventures-surface-poses-camera.html
Check out the wild video of this big weird fish at the above link.  :o

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« Reply #24 on: March 21, 2015, 11:57:54 PM »
Funny Dusty! I wonder if its named Wanda?  :D

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #25 on: March 22, 2015, 12:31:02 AM »
  Those big sun fish eat jelly fish.  Because of that their flesh is not edible.  I don't think even other fish eat them.
 They just drift around barely faster than a jelly fish.

 Okay, I googled them and there are some things that eat them, like sea lions.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #26 on: March 22, 2015, 09:38:19 AM »
Last July a group of swimmers did an online "meetup" for an open water swim as they neared a pier their paths crossed with a hooked great white which then attacked a 40yo male. There is video from the "fishermen's" perspective.

https://youtu.be/ESzXLQhMMlo?t=55s

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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #27 on: March 22, 2015, 10:14:37 AM »
Lots of lampreys! ::(

I don't know of anybody who's ever been attacked by one. in your case they'd probably make an exception river boy.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #28 on: March 22, 2015, 10:27:25 AM »
Last July a group of swimmers did an online "meetup" for an open water swim as they neared a pier their paths crossed with a hooked great white which then attacked a 40yo male. There is video from the "fishermen's" perspective.

https://youtu.be/ESzXLQhMMlo?t=55s

I start open water swimming next month.
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Re: People are being eaten again
« Reply #29 on: March 22, 2015, 11:48:33 AM »
I don't know of anybody who's ever been attacked by one. in your case they'd probably make an exception river boy.

I've had two ex-wives try to suck the life out me, I fear no lamprey.  ;) :D
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