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    2 choices #2

    Siu asked my opinion about something, but I think she needs some other opinions too.

    She is trying to decide between buying a cute little 250-300 dollar pet tortoise like this one,


    or some bike parts, namely new bars, a pink headset and pink hubs.




    The tortoise reminds her of an old army helmet like this one-


    She thinks the tortoise is incredibly cute, but they aren't so much fun to play with as conventional pets.

    Which do you think she should get?
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    turtles are cool!

    #2 means pencils.

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    turtle soup mmmmmmm.

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    I want the pink headset and hubs.

    What is the significance of an old army helmet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chadasm
    What is the significance of an old army helmet?
    looks like the tortoise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michigander
    looks like the tortoise.

    I was wondering if the helmet had a special meaning, and therefore the tortoise would have a special meaning, or is it just cute because it looks like a helmet.

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    The world is balanced on the back of a turtle.

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    When I first saw him, he was so cute! He's not flat like the usual tortoise, he's higher! And with the crazy designs that are on the shell, I thought of a 60's army helmet.

    I was thinking of naming him sixty.
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    He is quite cute. But will he always be cute? How big will it get?

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    Ther'es a joke in there, somewhere..
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
    "Stop Ruining my joke!", "No, a joke implies humor attached at no additional cost"
    So many sayings, so little sig space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    I was thinking of naming him sixty.
    You know you need this turtle!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chadasm
    He is quite cute. But will he always be cute? How big will it get?
    Two feet across. Not too big. For a tortoise.
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    This is a BIKE forum... is there really any debate here on what the correct choice is???
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    Its the colorful black and yellow ones that are the most poisoneous, don't do it.

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    This is what he will look like a little older. Looks like a helmet!!




    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    This is what he will look like a little older. Looks like a helmet!!




    Whoa, get the tortoise!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by randya
    The world is balanced on the back of a turtle.
    The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michigander
    Siu asked my opinion about something, but I think she needs some other opinions too.

    Which do you think she should get?
    I vot for option #3, she should get a couple of rats. Rats are cool, they give kisses

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    You do realize that a tortoise is a lifetime pet as they live a hundred years or more.

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    This is tiki,
    it's about a year old on that pic, she's 5 years old now. They are cute, mine is very friendly. The only thing is it gets costly with heating lamps and you have to keep making new homes. It grows pretty fast, it's now a foot and a half in diameter and will get to be about 3 foot around. her new home is made out of an old coffee table with fiber glass for walls and I have to make a new one soon, she's allready outgrowing it!

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    I'd say tortoise since I love reptiles! Do a lot of research to find out what you're getting into - I had an iguana for years and while I wouldn't trade the experience I was able to start off on the right foot!

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    Make sure you have a vet in place that is familiar with them in place before you take the leap. Nothing worst than having a situation and then trying to find a vet in a hurry.

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    Bike parts come and bike parts go, but how often do you find a tortoise name 60?

    However, I still like my pet rock.
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Get the hubs and the headset. Then spend $10 on an army helmet at a surplus place. Put the helmet in a box surrounded by some hay or something. Give it a name. You'll never notice the difference.
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