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Old Mar 8th 2006, 3:04 am
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In New Mexico...

a) ...pick up hantavirus. 65x more likely to get it here than the rest of the US.

b) ...get plague. Yep, Santa Fe is one of the few places in the world that permanently harbours plague.

c) ...get an infestation of flesh-eating bacteria. More cases than almost anywhere in the world. Scary thing is that it is as simple as getting strep bacteria in an open wound. Something special about the low humidity and altitude.

If that's all a little advanced for you, we offer stuff for beginners too. You might wish to start with a standard desert mix of rattlesnakes, tarantulas, scorpions, giant centipedes and black widows.

What does your state have to offer?
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In New Mexico...

a) ...pick up hantavirus. 65x more likely to get it here than the rest of the US.

b) ...get plague. Yep, Santa Fe is one of the few places in the world that permanently harbours plague.

c) ...get an infestation of flesh-eating bacteria. More cases than almost anywhere in the world. Scary thing is that it is as simple as getting strep bacteria in an open wound. Something special about the low humidity and altitude.

If that's all a little advanced for you, we offer stuff for beginners too. You might wish to start with a standard desert mix of rattlesnakes, tarantulas, scorpions, giant centipedes and black widows.

What does your state have to offer?
I've just crossed off NM on my list
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New Jersey

The NJ turnpike goes to New York and the PA Turnpike goes to Pennsylvania, that's pretty much it
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In New Mexico...

a) ...pick up hantavirus. 65x more likely to get it here than the rest of the US.

b) ...get plague. Yep, Santa Fe is one of the few places in the world that permanently harbours plague.

c) ...get an infestation of flesh-eating bacteria. More cases than almost anywhere in the world. Scary thing is that it is as simple as getting strep bacteria in an open wound. Something special about the low humidity and altitude.

If that's all a little advanced for you, we offer stuff for beginners too. You might wish to start with a standard desert mix of rattlesnakes, tarantulas, scorpions, giant centipedes and black widows.
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[QUOTE=AdobePinon]b) ...get plague. Yep, Santa Fe is one of the few places in the world that permanently harbours plague.

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As a state, we fester intollerance and biggotry
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What does your state have to offer?
George Bush...beat that!
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George Bush...beat that!
Well, you have a point there. But, as they say, 'Somewhere a village is missing an idiot', so what do you have now?
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Originally Posted by AdobePinon

What does your state have to offer?
I'll see your rattlesnakes and viruses and raise you:

New Jersey:

-has the highest population density in the U.S. An average 1,030 people per sq. mile.

-is the car theft capital of the world, with more cars stolen in Newark then any other city.

-has the most diners in the world and is sometimes referred to as the diner capital of the world.

-has the largest petroleum containment area outside of the Middle East countries.

-has the most toxic waste dumps (108) of any US state.

-has a spoon museum featuring over 5,400 spoons from every state and almost every country.

-has the world's tallest rollercoaster.

-has the town with the largest collection of Victorian houses in the USA (Cape May).

Yes, it's fun to live in NJ - all this and mobsters too.
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Originally Posted by elfman
I'll see your rattlesnakes and viruses and raise you:

New Jersey:

-has the highest population density in the U.S. An average 1,030 people per sq. mile.

-is the car theft capital of the world, with more cars stolen in Newark then any other city.

-has the most diners in the world and is sometimes referred to as the diner capital of the world.

-has the largest petroleum containment area outside of the Middle East countries.

-has the most toxic waste dumps (108) of any US state.

-has a spoon museum featuring over 5,400 spoons from every state and almost every country.

-has the world's tallest rollercoaster.

-has the town with the largest collection of Victorian houses in the USA (Cape May).

Yes, it's fun to live in NJ - all this and mobsters too.
Now you're making it sound almost interesting.......almost
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Originally Posted by AdobePinon
Well, you have a point there. But, as they say, 'Somewhere a village is missing an idiot', so what do you have now?
Is that a loaded question? Syllk lives in TX now...


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Well, I've got to admit that NJ was all seeming a little tame until...
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-has a spoon museum featuring over 5,400 spoons from every state and almost every country.
:scared: Bloody hell. Soon there'll be baby signs outside everyone's house and even worse, we'll find out what they're really doing with all those spoons....
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Well, you have a point there. But, as they say, 'Somewhere a village is missing an idiot', so what do you have now?
Ok, fair comment...but Crawford does regain it's idiot every now and again during the year.
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Is that a loaded question? Syllk lives in TX now...


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Problem species in Florida.

Main Genus: Touristimo Generalis
Sub Species : Touristimo Snowbirdalis (white plumage, normally seen in winter) and Touristimo Britishalis (Red plumage more common in the summer months)

Description:
The pesky little buggers can be seen all year round thought they tend to be more prolific in the summer months (general theory is they are blown in on the tropical storm winds) when they can be seen in a multitude of colours from Snow White to Lobster Red. Often spotted in camouflage with an "I love Orlando" T-shirt on and clutching a small furry stuffed mouse like thing that they will use to beat off potential attackers with.


Effects:
They are not considered dangerous per se but are a nusiance and as a non-indigenous species they are causing massive damage to local fauna and flora in their great numbers and so the State Gvt has created an open season whereby if they appear to be causing harm its permissable to cull the offending creature. Bag limit is 5 per day. Unlimited for the season.

Predators:
Their natural predators are called "Ticket Sharks" that like to hunt in small groups and are found loitering by small cabin like structures where they will pounce on passing Tourists and proceed to fleece them alive.

Examples:

Touristimo Britishalis

Commonly found around Orlando, Kissimee, and Tampa

Touristimo Snowbirdalis

Commonly found in more southern areas such as Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Miami.

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New York:
New York City, Museums art galleries blah blah blah
Empire State Building
Snow
Statue of Liberty (French tart)
World tra......
Snow
The Catskills
The Adirondacks
The Champlain valley
Niagara Falls
Snow
No Amerlisa
No smoking bars
baseball hall of fame
Snow
The Finger Lakes
Lake Ontario
2 hours from Montreal (can smoke in bars and get prostitutes there)
Snow
Can get canadian TV and they show real boobs in focus
The Mohawk Valley
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