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    Squirrel goes on rampage; Injures 3

    Hehe - must be a slow news day. Definitely best headline of the day:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070614/...OJeAmEsCIDW7oF
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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    Another sign of the end times!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    i have heard of this before. ummm... some squirrels somewhere in russia attacked and killed a dog, if i remember correctly...

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4489792.stm

    most of the links are a bit dated, but here's one

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    If you read the article, MOST of us are still safe. This squirrel seem to only attack people over the age of 70.

    ... Brad

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    Quote Originally Posted by bac
    If you read the article, MOST of us are still safe. This squirrel seem to only attack people over the age of 70.

    ... Brad
    Sweet, that means I'm in the clear!
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    I noticed that too - d@mn punk German squirrels...
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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    Don't laugh - they're making them bigger nowadays!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tude
    Don't laugh - they're making them bigger nowadays!


    Ok, thats just awesome.
    In the words of Einstein
    "And now I think I'll take a bath"

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    well.... now I guess we know why they drive so dang fast on the autobahn....they are trying to get away from these evil little things.

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    Oh noes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by squegeeboo
    Ok, thats just awesome.

    eh, You're rochester too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tude
    eh, You're rochester too?
    You know it, it's the best place ever. Even better than Camelot, which is actually a rather silly place.
    In the words of Einstein
    "And now I think I'll take a bath"

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    One good way to kill a problem squirrel is by taking it by the tail, and beating it back and forth against a tree until it stops moving.
    Bring back the Sig Test!


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    I think this thread proves that squirrels could take over the world or at least be able to win the war in Iraq.
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    I bet if you understood Squirrelese, you would have heard "Hey guys, watch this!" softly in the distance right before the attack...

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    I don't know how many of you have heard this old song by Ray Stevens but....

    The Mississippi Squirrel Revival

    Well, when I was a kid I'd take a trip every summer down the Mississippi
    To visit my granny in her antebellum world
    I'd run barefooted all day long climbin' trees free as a song
    And one day I happened to catch myself a squirrel
    Well, I stuffed him down in an old shoe box, punched a couple of holes in the top
    And when Sunday came I snuck him into Church
    I was sittin' way back in the very last pew showin' him to my good buddy Hugh
    When that squirrel got loose and went totally berserk
    Well, what happened next is hard to tell
    Some thought it was heaven others thought it was hell
    But the fact that something was among us was plain to see
    As the choir sang "I Surrender All" the squirrel ran up Harv Newlan's coveralls
    Harv leaped to his feet and said, "Somethin's got a hold on me", Yeow!

    Chorus

    The day the squirrel went berserk
    In the First Self-Righteous Church
    In the sleepy little town of Pascagoula
    It was a fight for survival that broke out in revival
    They were jumpin' pews and shoutin' Hallelujah!

    Well, Harv hit the aisles dancin' and screamin'
    Some thought he had religion others thought he had a demon
    And Harv thought he had a weed eater loose in his Fruit-Of-The-Looms
    He fell to his knees to plead and beg and the squirrel ran out of his britches leg
    Unobserved to the other side of the room
    All the way down to the amen pew where sat Sister Bertha better-than-you
    Who'd been watchin' all the commotion with sadistic glee
    But you should've seen the look in her eyes
    When that squirrel jumped her garters and crossed her thighs
    She jumped to her feet and said "Lord have mercy on me"
    As the squirrel made laps inside her dress
    She began to cry and then to confess to sins that would make a sailor blush with shame
    She told of gossip and church dissension but the thing that got the most attention
    Was when she talked about her love life and then she started naming names

    Chorus

    The day the squirrel went berserk
    In the First Self-Righteous Church
    In that sleepy little town of Pascagoula
    It was a fight for survival that broke out in revival
    They were jumpin' pews and shoutin' Hallelujah!

    Well seven deacons and the pastor got saved,
    Twenty-five thousand dollars was raised and fifty volunteered
    For missions in the Congo on the spot
    Even without an invitation there were at least five hundred rededications
    And we all got baptized whether we needed it or not
    Now you've heard the bible story I guess
    How he parted the waters for Moses to pass
    Oh the miracles God has wrought in this old world
    But the one I'll remember 'til my dyin' day
    Is how he put that Church back on the narrow way
    With a half crazed Mississippi squirrel

    Chorus

    The day the squirrel went berserk
    In the First Self-Righteous Church
    In the sleepy little town of Pascagoula
    It was a fight for survival that broke out in revival
    They was jumpin' pews and shoutin' Hallelujah!

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    I thought this was going to be like this thread. Search BF for "squirrel fork" and there's a lot of reports.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squegeeboo
    You know it, it's the best place ever. Even better than Camelot, which is actually a rather silly place.
    I spent about 33 years in Rochester and the fingerlakes. Here is an interesting thing for you. Many headhunters in different parts of the country don't like to hire people from Rochester because they usually end up moving back after a while.

    Not a bad place, lots of great places to ride - when you aren't battling lake effect snow!

    Oh, don't expect me to move back from a tropical paradise...

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    Quote Originally Posted by crtreedude
    I spent about 33 years in Rochester and the fingerlakes. Here is an interesting thing for you. Many headhunters in different parts of the country don't like to hire people from Rochester because they usually end up moving back after a while.

    Not a bad place, lots of great places to ride - when you aren't battling lake effect snow!

    Oh, don't expect me to move back from a tropical paradise...
    Ha, I was being a bit sarcastic, it's not bad, but I just came out for college, and could due with a bit more sunshine, although this year has been amazing so far with sunny days, and people say Global Warmings a bad thing.
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    I ran right over a squirrel the other da on my bike. It happened really fast and scared the heck out of me because of all the caught in the spokes stories. This little guy's timing was off for the spokes and I ran right over his head/neck. He scurried off into the trees, but I can't imagine he faired too well.

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