I wonder how often the Liir beach themselves

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Re: I wonder how often the Liir beach themselves

Post by cooptimo » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:15 pm

Raiga wrote:I thought of that but I remembered when a whale is beached on earth it's really heavy and noone can move it. You need tons of vehicles. Wikipedia says that they regularly dispose of the carcasses by explosives because they're that heavy.


Actually...... no. There was one time in one place that it was tried. My native state of Oregon. Basically back before land use laws were common, in the 1920s I think, Oregon wanted public beaches. So what they did was declare the Oregon coast a "highway" that way nobody could own it and it could stay public. This meant it also fell to the Oregon Highway Department to start managing a caring for the beach. Fast forward to the early 1970s an era when the beaches were still managed by the highway department and a whale beaches itself. The Highway engineers really really don't want to use the "chainsaw and dumpster" method that is both gross and takes a lot of time and come up with the idea of using high explosives to blast the body into "itty bitty pieces" that would theoretically be taken care of by seagulls and other scavengers.

That's right, humungous chunks of deadly whale blubber falling from the skies. Let's hope this video was supressed by SolForce security shortly before first contact with the Liir.

Yes, this really happened. Really.

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Re: I wonder how often the Liir beach themselves

Post by Space Voyager » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:06 pm

Aaaaaahhhhh, the monkeys...
ErinysSolForce Intelligence has great difficulty penetrating Liir society to that depth, for obvious reasons. fibioLack of scuba gear?

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Re: I wonder how often the Liir beach themselves

Post by Raiga » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:57 pm

Humans are actually apes. This is a separate primate branch from monkeys. There's even a scenario called "Upstart Apes" which gets it right.

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Re: I wonder how often the Liir beach themselves

Post by Erinys » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:05 pm

cooptimo wrote:Yes, this really happened. Really.


I've removed the video link. Please don't post any more links to pornographic carnage to my forum.

Most of us are aware that there are pictures and video of a lot of grotesque cetacean slaughter and mutilation on the Internet. There is even a serial killer of dolphins operating on the west coast at the moment, if that's the kind of image you want to see.

I do not want to see it here, any more than I want to see photos and videos of any living thing, including humans, being slaughtered or dismembered.

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