Darwinism in Action

Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by Shirogayne, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne The Gay Collective(tm) Formerly Important

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  2. Tuttle

    Tuttle Listen kid, we're all in it together.

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    Maybe poor deceased Colin voted Trump?

    [If so, maybe he'll go Clinton next time.]
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  3. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Idiots gonna idiot.
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  4. Ten Lubak

    Ten Lubak Salty Dog

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    Idiot soup. :async:
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  5. gturner

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    How fast they go from "Trump voters don't bathe" to "Trump voters bathe nude in Earth-warmed organic hot springs surrounded by prancing deer and majestic bison." ;)
  6. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Soul Rebel

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    There's signs everywhere, and there are well known springs nearby that you can bathe in, but I don't think any of them are in Yellowstone. The ones near old faithful certainly aren't safe, that's why they smell like sulfur and bubble.
  7. Amaris

    Amaris Don't Turn Around

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    It's sad, but it does remind me of this quote from Terry Pratchett:

    "Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry."
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  8. markb

    markb Dirty Bastard

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  9. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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  10. Tererun

    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    That reminds me of one of my favorite trips. In it Morgan Freeman (aka God) guided me along through an x-com terror from the deep cruise ships to a secret room above the theater where they kept the button that stopped the universe. So I pushed it. That was the end of that particular delusion.

    There are just simply concepts a sober and chemically balanced mind does not do.
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  11. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    ...23 year old from Portland. :?:
  12. Tererun

    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    Do not forget 212 degrees acid water. The heat would certainly help the process. Those last few seconds of life must have been really painful. Worst of all they are probably going to delete the video when it would make a really good psa to play at the tourist locations.
  13. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Soul Rebel

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    It was certainly painful, but very quick.
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    The shocking part was that when she saw her brother fall in, she screamed, rushed to the edge of the hot spring, and dumped in all their carrots and potatoes. :shock:
  15. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Soul Rebel

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  16. Tererun

    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    I wonder about how quick it was. The brain and nerves are insulated from the heat. You might have a good thirty seconds or more of pain. What is even worse is the brain releases chemicals that can make your perception of time stretch. This is why some people see extreme stressful moments in slow motionm. Your mind is capable of it, and some drugs can give you the experience. So you might be stretching it out into a long painful death.
  17. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Soul Rebel

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    Yeah, but your brain releases endorphins that relieve the pain, I'm guessing no longer than a few minutes in that situation.
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    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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    On Liveleak, you can see a guy get burned to death by a mob (they set him of fire). There actually isn't as much thrashing around and wailing as you'd expect. After a few seconds, the guy just sorta goes limp, and that's pretty much it.

    I imagine if you fall into a boiling, acidic pool, you go into shock pretty damned quick.
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  19. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Soul Rebel

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    Drowning or strangling takes a lot longer. I'd much rather die in a fire ( yeah, ha ha) than drown. The best we can hope for is to die in your sleep.
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    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    I guess that is true also. Let's hope it is quick and painless.
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    Federal Farmer Soul Rebel

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    I'm pretty sure Paladin is right. Still, it's a shitty way to go.
  22. Tuttle

    Tuttle Listen kid, we're all in it together.

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    Um, heart attack during sex at age of 93?


    Anyway, rather freeze to death than burn, just because.
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  23. Federal Farmer

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    It's a line from the song The Gambler.
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  24. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    Good thread! Nature kicking the ass of stupid fucking humans warms my heart! I spend a lot of time outdoors - thus I respect the shit out of nature. When people do stupid things in the natural/outdoor world and lose, I point & laugh. Nature transcends all the petty stupid things us humans do, as it should be.
  25. Federal Farmer

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    I get what you're saying and I agree for the most part, but for probably the first time, I agree with @Tererun, I don't like seeing people suffer. Unless your last name is Hitler, Stallin, Bin Ladin, Manson...etc.
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    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    Sorry - you fuck with nature (especially with all the scientific data of the world at our fingertips!) you get what you deserve.
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    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Yelling Bird Probably a Dual

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