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[News]: Colossal squid stops traffic in Wellington - ABC Online

octobot

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Colossal squid stops traffic in Wellington
[SIZE=-1]ABC Online, Australia - 4 hours ago[/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]Coming attraction...the squid was moved by truck to its new home. (Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa) A giant squid has brought traffic to a ...[/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]Colossal squid moved through Wellington [SIZE=-1]New Zealand Herald[/SIZE][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]Colossal squid on the move [SIZE=-1]Radio New Zealand[/SIZE][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]Colossal squid on the move again [SIZE=-1]TVNZ[/SIZE][/SIZE]
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All went very smoothly according to my sources :)

Two fork lifts and a 45 degree ramp, I bet B was s--ting himself..
 

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Heya BTM :smile:

yep - very smoothly, the guys had it all very well organised, although the last minute decision to remove the remaining liquid helped a lot - no sloshing! It was sooooo much fun to watch :heee:
 

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stickybeak;128938 said:
Heya BTM :smile:

yep - very smoothly, the guys had it all very well organised, although the last minute decision to remove the remaining liquid helped a lot - no sloshing! It was sooooo much fun to watch :heee:
stickybeak?:roll:
 

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"The 500-kilogram sea creature, which developed a world-wide following when it was defrosted over the internet...."

How exactly does one defrost a Colossal Squid over the internet?

TANI
(visualizing a soggy Messie carcass draped over a warm PC monitor)
 

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It's a bit like microwaving a poodle :wink:
 

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TaningiaDanae;128952 said:
"The 500-kilogram sea creature, which developed a world-wide following when it was defrosted over the internet...."

How exactly does one defrost a Colossal Squid over the internet?

TANI
(visualizing a soggy Messie carcass draped over a warm PC monitor)
You should of seen the "mess" it made in my disc drive....
 

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Funny, your beak doesn't look particularly sticky.:welcome:
 

baldtankman

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Is that a confirmed sighting C. Don't take my word for it my ID's can be a bit..... rough
 

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baldtankman;129001 said:
Is that a confirmed sighting C. Don't take my word for it my ID's can be a bit..... rough
That's at least one confirmed sighting - I have some others as yet unconfirmed. . .
 

baldtankman

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Maybe these posts should be in a spotting type thread?
 

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:welcome: Stickybeak... that's quite a gladius you have there...
 

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It is the M, devourer of worlds.....
 

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:oops: heya all - sorry for not checking the thread, thought I'd be emailed all goings on so I could check in, am learning still!

Steve - never knew you had a speech impediment!
ob - hello!:smile: 'the M devourer of worlds?' wha?
Monty - yeah - tis a big'un eh:wink:
Heya BTM:smile:
Hey Sorseress - ta for inviting me and making me feel welcome (not sure about the boys!)
Myopsida - lets just say I was cringing when I clicked on the link... ta for not putting up that revolting one - phew!:notworth:
 

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stickybeak;129124 said:
:oops: heya all - sorry for not checking the thread, thought I'd be emailed all goings on so I could check in, am learning still!
You can receive automatic email notices for private messages and/or a notice of new entries in any of the threads where you have posted a message (new threads require you to look :grin:)

On the blue menu bar above, click on MySettings then on Edit Options in the Settings & Options section in the left menu bar.

:welcome:
 

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