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Postby woolleyy » Sat Nov 24, 2007 9:55 pm

no, omnivorous
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Postby mith » Mon Nov 26, 2007 5:16 pm

6 legged!
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Postby woolleyy » Mon Nov 26, 2007 6:12 pm

yup
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Postby mith » Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:20 am

cockroach!
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Postby woolleyy » Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:17 pm

not a cockroach
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Postby mith » Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:41 pm

BEETLE!!
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Postby woolleyy » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:02 pm

yes insect, not beetle

(think genetics...)
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Postby onexsoul » Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:51 am

do ppl eat it?
does it have a mycelium and/or a fruiting body?
is it small?
is it large?
is it an insect?
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Postby woolleyy » Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:26 pm

I already said it is an insect, so:

yes, people eat it (accidentally),
no mycelium, fruiting body,
yes, small,
not large,
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Postby onexsoul » Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:52 pm

spiders??? is it a spider?? ppl eat those in their sleep by accident... i think
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Postby woolleyy » Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:46 pm

well, technically spiders aren't insects. So, no it's not a spider.
I heard that people swallow some ridicuolous number like 3 a night. I haven't tested it scientifically, but I think that's crap. Maybe three a year, maybe. Probably more like three a lifetime...
Em, the point of that was that I've heard people swallow spiders in their sleep too. Has anyone ever woken up mid-swallow? Now that would be interesting to find out!
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Postby onexsoul » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:24 pm

woolleyy wrote:well, technically spiders aren't insects. So, no it's not a spider.
I heard that people swallow some ridicuolous number like 3 a night. I haven't tested it scientifically, but I think that's crap. Maybe three a year, maybe. Probably more like three a lifetime...
Em, the point of that was that I've heard people swallow spiders in their sleep too. Has anyone ever woken up mid-swallow? Now that would be interesting to find out!

that would be digusting
is it a dustmite?
a fruitfly??
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