Trilobites: Why?

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:06 pm

Wait a minute. Maybe this isn't just another ed schtick.

He found a trilobite in Lake Myakka. Or a whole mess of them.

What species is Myakka Moe again and what do they eat?
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by ed » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:22 pm

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Fid » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:56 pm

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:04 pm

The big trilobites are of course extinct, but there are a few of the smaller ones (20mm or so) left in the swamps around Lake Myakka.

There is a traditional Seminole stew somewhat like bouillabaisse, but also including a bit of manatee and alligator in the mix.

The so-called "yummy bug" ingredient is usually a crawdad, but ed (having gone completely native) has learned the truth.
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by ed » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:29 pm

20mm? You mean 1 inch?

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:40 pm

ed wrote:20mm? You mean 1 inch?

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by sparks » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:21 am

25.4mm
If they're smaller than that, you're supposed to throw them back. :)

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:44 am

By co-inky-dink was just reading something about this.

Long story made short. No one really knows for sure why they went extinct, but they lived through two mass extinctions that likely fucked up their food supplies and changed the environments to which they were adapted. First mass extinction seriously reduced their numbers and seems to have wiped out the largest order of them. Second one left just a few stragglers left. Finally something called the P-T extinction was the final nail in their coffin
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Witness » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:50 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:left in the swamps around Lake Myakka.
No freshwater trilobites are known to Science™.

So that's where they hide! :o

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by ed » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:58 am

No on in their right mind would call our water "fresh".
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:11 am

Being "known to science" means being hassled by scientists all the time.

Would you be "known to science" if you could help it?

Just sayin' 8)
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by shemp » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:34 pm

Why can't you fuckers just let the poor things rest in peace?
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:58 am

Maybe there was some kind of trilobite plague?
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by shemp » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:08 am

Trilobite Ebola?
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by sparks » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:03 am

Trilobite Trilobite
Scavenging the Ocean
Causing a commotion
Cause they are so awesome

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:27 pm

ed needs a little wisdom from the Talmud.

{insert offensive Jew graphic here} Why did Trilobites die? Because they lived.
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:25 am

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by ed » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:47 pm

Loks like he might have made it ... if people cared.
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Re: Trilobites: Why?

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:17 pm

They are still mourning Harambe.
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