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Old 09-30-2007
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Try sailing into this!!

Did anyone else see this story? Way cool!! Wombats rule!!


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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/liv...n_page_id=1811
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Foam or fog, the same signals for restricted visibility would apply i suppose. (g) Note, the article did not specifically refer to the presence of decaying wombat carcasses, although it is difficult for this reader to presuppose a wombat not being involved.

Note also the eco-freaks response to the article. Anything they are unfamiliar with must be abnormal, man-caused, and eradicated. If the Aussie government get's out of this with spending anything less than 1 million studying and investigating the taxpayer's should count themselves lucky.

Personally, I'm not ruling out the possibility of our wombat and his cappacino machine being involved in some way. If any traces of Sambuca are found my suspicions will reach the level of metaphysical certitude.
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That's cool! I would love to have seen that growing up in Myrtle Beach. We used to run and play in the cloud behind the Mosquito spraying trucks as kids in the early sixties. I hope I don't pay for that one with some type of late cancer. I didn't see a mention of smell in the article. If it is organic I would imagine the odor would be pretty bad.
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There's definitely a Wombat behind this
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retclt - those were the days, the mosquito sprayer was more popular than the ice cream truck, from the minute it would pull into the neighborhood there would be squads of kids on bikes following it around. We're all still alive and apparently healthy !
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This is an example of where that fan on the front of the sailboat would provide a benefit.
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Dude, I saw a show on people like us and they think the cancers were because we ran through all that stuff. fingers are crossed.

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I used to do that running through the DDT fog too! Hasn't seemed to affect me at all.
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Looking good Cam.... I see the surgery to fix the harelip went quite well...
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I used to do that running through the DDT fog too! Hasn't seemed to affect me at all.
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fookin' 'ell. All I bleedin' did was eat a bowl of beans, washed down with half a dozen beers and then go for a swim. Ok so one widdle teensy wincy fart. How was I to know ?

You have to admit it was an impressive result. Must try it out at Bondi next week.
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