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Caption This for 08/07/09

Posted August 06, 2009 4:55 PM

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08/06/2009 5:06 PM

from slow to a little fast than a rock

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08/06/2009 5:19 PM

The fastest way to make Escargot

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08/06/2009 6:01 PM

Somebody has been watching WAAAAY too many roadrunner catoons!

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08/06/2009 8:17 PM

Everybody it seems was taking advantage of Cash for Clunkers.

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08/06/2009 11:50 PM

Carbon Signature???? Ask me if I care.

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08/07/2009 12:31 AM

hi nobel cr4 frenz, im lookin for ppl to test my new hho fuel system. its all prooven, but i jus want to show ppl an benefit the world. do u know any pattent speclists. ok who wantz to get rrrich!

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08/07/2009 1:28 AM

Nice one! First thing you'll need is a catchy name for your "mirucule" product may I suggest you include the words QUANTUM, ECO, ZERO POINT, RARE EARTH, CRYSTAL eg "QUANTUM CRYSTAL FUEL SYSTEM".

Here are a few apostrophes for use in your next message !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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02/27/2010 12:22 PM

"spinning Magnets in the fuel system?" I thought it was spinning maggots, and so I carried my portable maggot food processor over here from that tree. a journey of over 500 nautical snail-miles.

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08/07/2009 1:33 AM

...and that is what we would call "snailing" in the future!

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08/07/2009 2:20 AM

Jet, Set, S...lllll...oooo...wwwwww.....

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08/07/2009 4:33 AM

Fed up with quips about how slow snail-mail is, Sammy the (Snail) mailman decides to upgrade his service to jet speed.

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08/07/2009 5:13 AM

Those Frenchies will never take me alive!

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08/07/2009 5:15 AM

Evolution be damned - molluscs will take to the air any way they can! If you can't beat the thrushes, you just have to join 'em !

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08/07/2009 6:55 AM

WEE!!!!!!!!!!!

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08/07/2009 7:09 AM

If the wife didn't just have to have all those labour saving electrical gadgets, I wouldn't need to install another generator.

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08/07/2009 7:18 AM

Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world's first bionic snail. This gastropod will be that snail. Better than he was before. Better, stronger, faster

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08/07/2009 8:04 AM

Snail's pace, my butt.

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08/07/2009 9:24 AM

Next time that dang bird tries to peck me, I'm gonna ROAST.... his..... a$$!!

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08/07/2009 9:46 AM

Now that the installation is complete, Gary the Snail estimates that it will take another four to six weeks for him to reach the ignition controls. Several of the other woodland animals have offered to start it for him, but he has proudly refused their offers.

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08/07/2009 12:43 PM

2009 Darwin Awards (Honorable Mention)

"Snail Category"

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08/07/2009 3:34 PM

now.......

if I only had wings......

then maybe......................

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08/07/2009 3:49 PM

ESSS-CARRRRR-GOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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08/07/2009 3:52 PM

Your mother shows up here again, Lucille, I'm outta here!

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08/07/2009 7:01 PM

For Sale: Air conditioned snail home. make offer.

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08/07/2009 7:06 PM

Now, if I could only lug this heavy thing up to the launch platform, I could fly it. I wonder how I land.

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08/07/2009 10:22 PM

Learsnail discovered.

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08/07/2009 10:45 PM

Steve's love of ironic juxtaposition was starting to wear thin with the other snails.

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08/08/2009 11:53 AM

...And so the Jonathan Livingston Seagull epic continues...

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08/09/2009 2:12 AM

API bulletin

After the recent successful completion of his test flight schedule, inventor Mortimer S. (Sandy) Snail, the world's first snailviator and President/CEO of Blazing Snails, Inc. has announced that contract negotiations have been finalized with General Electric, Lockheed and AirBus to begin immediate full scale worldwide production of his MMLS (Mollusks Motivating at Ludicrous Speed) device.

The WFEP (World Federation of Escargo Packers) announced that they are "seriously worried that the future availability of snails to meet market demands could dry up very.......'quickly'..."

Editors of the Webster's series of printed and on-line dictionaries declared in a brief statement today that they will be forced to make immediate corrections to the definition of 'snails pace'. Other publishers are expected to follow suit.

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08/10/2009 7:41 AM

After a short interview with Monty we learned how much of a let down it was to be rejected for one of the "Pod Racers" fill-in roles. Lucas would not comment on what influenced the decision. Speculations range from Specieism against gastropods to the difficulty in fitting two pods and making it look convincing.

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08/11/2009 10:18 AM

Ok, that one was crap.

How about -

Wanted, One extra small roller skate.

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08/14/2009 2:56 PM

No,no,no, its a whole house air conditioning unit!

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08/17/2009 10:29 PM

Introducing the SLUG! Super Lightspeed Unit for Gastropods! Get yours now for 6 easy payments of $99!

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