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    Established WTF Member Spirit of Guernsey's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neilwood View Post
    I sincerely hope we learn from previous mistakes and don't fish them out of existence again. Knowing the fishing industry though I suspect the same mistakes will be made again.
    The French are already catching them for the table.
    There are four varieties in society: the lovers, the ambitious, observers and fools. The fools are the happiest.
    Hippolyte Taine French critic and historian (1828-93)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spirit of Guernsey View Post
    The French are already catching them for the table.
    Farage was asking to do the same.

    https://twitter.com/nigel_farage/sta...096323074?s=21

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    Rebreathers are like women; they pretend to love you, whilst taking all your money and trying to kill you.

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    Evolution is great at solving problems. It's the methods that concern me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim Digger View Post
    I did not know that all octopuses were toxic.
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    I did not know that all octopuses were toxic.
    Where does it say that?
    Definitely don't doubt Dawn - not if you value your life

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    Quote Originally Posted by Divemouse View Post
    Where does it say that?
    "All octopuses have venom, but few are fatally dangerous. The greater blue-ringed octopus, however, is considered to be one of the most venomous animals known; the venom of one is enough to kill ten grown men. It uses the neurotoxin tetrodotoxin, which quickly causes respiratory arrest."

    Wick of the Pedia.
    Of course, if you say different, I will not argue.
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allan Carr View Post
    Nah, 15 litre with a pony should do it.
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Another worrying article about the effect of climate change on reefs

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-56567237

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    Nah, 15 litre with a pony should do it.
    Only for BSAC divers!


 

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