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Old Apr 28th 2008, 5:58 am
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Oh My Jesus Christ Almighty above,below,and just off to the side,over there,just past the cabinet!

Currently being broadcast is the defrosting of a 480kg squid,caught at Porirua pool,or somewhere like that.
It is the largest specimen caught to date,it's a male,the females are even larger,and it is so big,it's nearly half the size of my mother-in-law!

It is approximately 10 metres long-a London bus is 8 metres long (is a London bus a different dimension to all other buses?).

It is called Henry,and it was a taxi driver opperating out of Waitangirua.

Not all facts presented here are correct.
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Thank God it isn't a whale.....then we'd have to hate people.
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Originally Posted by danny.f View Post
Oh My Jesus Christ Almighty above,below,and just off to the side,over there,just past the cabinet!

Currently being broadcast is the defrosting of a 480kg squid,caught at Porirua pool,or somewhere like that.
It is the largest specimen caught to date,it's a male,the females are even larger,and it is so big,it's nearly half the size of my mother-in-law!

It is approximately 10 metres long-a London bus is 8 metres long (is a London bus a different dimension to all other buses?).

It is called Henry,and it was a taxi driver opperating out of Waitangirua.

Not all facts presented here are correct.
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Originally Posted by danny.f View Post
Oh My Jesus Christ Almighty above,below,and just off to the side,over there,just past the cabinet!

Currently being broadcast is the defrosting of a 480kg squid,caught at Porirua pool,or somewhere like that.
It is the largest specimen caught to date,it's a male,the females are even larger,and it is so big,it's nearly half the size of my mother-in-law!

It is approximately 10 metres long-a London bus is 8 metres long (is a London bus a different dimension to all other buses?).

It is called Henry,and it was a taxi driver opperating out of Waitangirua.

Not all facts presented here are correct.

At 480kg, it would be only slightly above average weight for a Waitangirua resident.
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Originally Posted by danny.f View Post
..............It is called Henry,and it was a taxi driver opperating out of Waitangirua.
Henry's an octopus (so the song goes), was it not Sid the Squid ???
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It took me six hours to eat the bugger.... and you should have seen the size of the portion of chips that came with it!!!
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At 480kg, it would be only slightly above average weight for a Waitangirua resident.
Dude,I got murdered for putting stuff like that. Rumour has it the squid had type 2 diabetes though.
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Originally Posted by danny.f View Post
Oh My Jesus Christ Almighty above,below,and just off to the side,over there,just past the cabinet!

Currently being broadcast is the defrosting of a 480kg squid,caught at Porirua pool,or somewhere like that.
It is the largest specimen caught to date,it's a male,the females are even larger,and it is so big,it's nearly half the size of my mother-in-law!

It is approximately 10 metres long-a London bus is 8 metres long (is a London bus a different dimension to all other buses?).

It is called Henry,and it was a taxi driver opperating out of Waitangirua.

Not all facts presented here are correct.
London buses are the universal standard of measurement when trying to describe something that is too big for the human brain to fathom, other dimensions generally accepted include "the size of XX no football pitches" or "that would wrap around the globe XX number of times"
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London buses are the universal standard of measurement when trying to describe something that is too big for the human brain to fathom, other dimensions generally accepted include "the size of XX no football pitches" or "that would wrap around the globe XX number of times"
Ah. Thank you Braveheart. There's also XX number of Olympic swimming pools (he drank x much), You can fit X amounts of London buses on a new Airbus Bigbollocks, and the fat beast ate X numbers of South Pacific Colossal lady Squid!
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Bit weird comparing the size of a squid to the size of a London bus, innit?

But yeah that bugger's frickin' huuuuuuuuge!
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London buses are the universal standard of measurement when trying to describe something that is too big for the human brain to fathom, other dimensions generally accepted include "the size of XX no football pitches" or "that would wrap around the globe XX number of times"
Yeah because the aveage non Brit knows the size of a london bus don't they
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Bit weird comparing the size of a squid to the size of a London bus, innit?

But yeah that bugger's frickin' huuuuuuuuge!
Well, you can get 3 squids on a london bus, one upstairs, one downstairs and one driving
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Well, you can get 3 squids on a london bus, one upstairs, one downstairs and one driving
And the conductor is a squid too............
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and he has squid sandwiches...........mmmmmmmmmm..........
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what about a bendy bus?
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