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Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land
Member Since: 15th Feb 2002
Total posts: 2419
Posted:...did anyone hear on the radio about a fantasic invention of genetic modification?.. square peas! gone are the problems of chasing those little green dudes round your plate - only to get them on your fork, then they fall off! (the correct ettiquite of eating peas is to squash them on the back of your fork) Well gone are the days of social correctness.. peas can now be eaten by the fork or spoonfull allowing the eater total control, coz the ickle dudes don't roll around anymore..

good huh?




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musashii
musashii

starring Skippy the green llama
Location: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 14th Dec 2002
Total posts: 1148
Posted:cept when they grow up to be B I G square peas, and eat London for breakfast..
leest they try them out on you islanders first


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Invicta
member
Location: chatham kent
Member Since: 25th Mar 2003
Total posts: 15
Posted:Well its good to know that people think about these things because that really does piss me off when im on exercise or in a conflict i think that is a cool idea....

greg xx


if the world was peaceful we all will get alot further in life

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Durbs
Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England
Member Since: 23rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 5688
Posted:Thank you Misstix, I was complaining today about how nobody had embraced the day properly

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Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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_Stix_
_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land
Member Since: 15th Feb 2002
Total posts: 2419
Posted:I was wondering how long it would take..

Tee hee hee


Did you hear also that today is the last day for 1 and 2 pence pieces? They are being withdrawn from circulation! what we gonna do if some thing costs 99p? NO MORE PENNY CHANGE!!! Or one-p-chews!!


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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:the problem with peas is this

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fluffy napalm fairy
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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land
Member Since: 12th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3638
Posted:I'm not that silly - you can't make an april fool out of me - we need 2p's!!!

Geologists do it in the dirt................ spank

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_Stix_
_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land
Member Since: 15th Feb 2002
Total posts: 2419
Posted:are you sure Ros?? you could use 2x1p's instead..

but as they are making 1 peas redundant and square we can't use them either!
lalalalaaa...


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musashii
musashii

starring Skippy the green llama
Location: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 14th Dec 2002
Total posts: 1148
Posted:oi, thank god for big gnomes...such is the danger of uber peas

First intention, then enlightenment..
Ars Pyronomica

" Life is programmed. Whether death is programmed or not is yet to be determined."

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:now...unless im very much mistaken..

this was one year ago exaclty...

smile


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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:Actually, I want square eggs. Poor hens that have to lay them, though... eek

-Mike )'(
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"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Shawnie
Captain Shawnie the Dreaded

Member Since: 10th Mar 2004
Total posts: 126
Posted:Don't you guys think that this creation of square peas is kind of STUPID? All the money that went into it... It could have been used for cancer research or AIDS or chronic pain or something like that.

I don't intend to sound all hostile about it. I guess it is pretty impressive that they can do that. But for some reason I don't think you'll get much sympathy from a chronic pain patient when you tell him all about the horors and trauma of your peas rolling away from your fork.


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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:wink

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oli
not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...
Member Since: 24th Jul 2003
Total posts: 2052
Posted:ubblol

i dont think someone read the thread *looks up*



Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Actually Shawnie, it's all the same research. If we can alter the shape of a pea, can we alter the shape of bloodcells to so they would be less susceptable to disease? Can we alter cells to become resistant or immune to AIDS?

Genetic modification has taken quite a bit of heat but there are many fabulous uses for it that have still yet to be thought of.

Like my plan for world domination.
{No wait, leave that part out.}


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
Posted:i'm not sure whcih I laughed at more...this threads 1st post or shawnies post! ubblol Sorry no offence but that's pretty funny! ubblol

Let's relight this forum ubblove

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Kaji
Kaji

Quantum Theorist
Location: Vansterdam
Member Since: 12th Dec 2002
Total posts: 564
Posted:April fools isn't really that big around here but I still saw that for what it is. Come on if your going to do April fools. Do something believable. Everyone I know grew out of April fools at around grade three... But I do remember this little tid bit. He/she who fools after noon is him/herself a fool. ubbrollsmile

In the 60's people took acid to make the world weird, now the world is weird and they take prozac to make it normal again.

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:yeh...

thats never stopped me before... biggrin


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robotface
member

Member Since: 2nd Apr 2004
Total posts: 190
Posted:God bless the general motors company


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Psyri
Psyri

artisan
Location: Berkshire, UK
Member Since: 2nd Apr 2003
Total posts: 1576
Posted:But what If someone hates peas therye going to squish em regardless of squareness and then they'll look the same... I kno me boyf would ubbloco

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the mind gap.
the mind gap.

old hand
Location: Brigadoon
Member Since: 31st May 2002
Total posts: 829
Posted:I eat my peas with honey.
I've done it all my life.
It makes the peas taste funny
but it keeps them on the knife.


wherever you go, there you are.

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