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    "No, I Can't Possibly See What Could Go Wrong With GIANT Dragonflies Bred in a Lab"

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    Oversized cockroach breeding was also attempted by Dr VandenBrooks, but thankfully he failed.
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    considering that dragon flies are carnivorous......and it would take a mighty big mosquito to get it's attention.......
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    maybe they'll try for giant bed bugs next?
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    That'd be kinda cool. Always under the threat of giant dragonfly attack. You'd have to start carrying around a shotgun for personal protection. Teach your kids how to swing a sword. I'm sure some high quality and light weight dragonfly protection would be made for cyclists. That'd be another forum we could add.

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    I was in DC one time when there was a plague of those locusts or whatever they're called. Big fat bugs that make this irritating squealing/buzzing noise. I couldn't believe how many there were, it was insane. I was there to attend a wedding, and photos were being taken at a botanical garden. It was hilarious to watch girls running around swatting the air and screaming as if they'd been attacked by bees when one landed on them. I can only imagine how they'd freak out if a dragonfly the size of a large bird landed on them.

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    I, for one, welcome our giant insect overlords.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Love Commander
    That'd be kinda cool. Always under the threat of giant dragonfly attack. You'd have to start carrying around a shotgun for personal protection. Teach your kids how to swing a sword. I'm sure some high quality and light weight dragonfly protection would be made for cyclists. That'd be another forum we could add.
    C'mon, a tennis racket would suffice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    I was in DC one time when there was a plague of those locusts or whatever they're called. Big fat bugs that make this irritating squealing/buzzing noise. I couldn't believe how many there were, it was insane. I was there to attend a wedding, and photos were being taken at a botanical garden. It was hilarious to watch girls running around swatting the air and screaming as if they'd been attacked by bees when one landed on them. I can only imagine how they'd freak out if a dragonfly the size of a large bird landed on them.
    Cicadas? Those things look creepy...

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    This makes me think of that Stephen King short story "The Mist".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea138
    Cicadas? Those things look creepy...

    gawd my dog just LOVES those things........they must be tasty and they sure are crunchy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by buck-50
    C'mon, a tennis racket would suffice.
    How about a tennis racket made out of razor wire?

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    Higher oxygen content during breeding... explains the USC cheerleaders also...
    Bad decisions make great stories - JP

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    Quote Originally Posted by Love Commander
    How about a tennis racket made out of razor wire?
    Have you seen those wings? pretty sure a whiffle ball bat would be deadly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Touch0Gray
    gawd my dog just LOVES those things........they must be tasty and they sure are crunchy!
    I'm so proud. my daughter loves to go and find their shells. We had quite a collection of cicada shells on the porch this year. Creeped my wife the @#$% out...

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    lace sneaks them into the house and eats them under the dining room table......in comfort and style....LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chain
    Higher oxygen content during breeding... explains the USC cheerleaders also...
    yeah.....with "lungs" like that...........
    Of course I'm sure...that doesn't mean I'm right.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by buck-50
    I, for one, welcome our giant insect overlords.
    Maybe they can take care of the stray cats in our neighborhood?
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    Quote Originally Posted by buck-50
    Have you seen those wings? pretty sure a whiffle ball bat would be deadly.
    How about a whiffle ball bat with broken glass glued to it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by buck-50
    I, for one, welcome our giant insect overlords.
    Brockman!
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    Methinks this is an example of photochopping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    I was in DC one time when there was a plague of those locusts or whatever they're called. Big fat bugs that make this irritating squealing/buzzing noise. I couldn't believe how many there were, it was insane. I was there to attend a wedding, and photos were being taken at a botanical garden. It was hilarious to watch girls running around swatting the air and screaming as if they'd been attacked by bees when one landed on them. I can only imagine how they'd freak out if a dragonfly the size of a large bird landed on them.
    Maybe that was during the "Brood X" wave of cicadas. T-ball games? Hilarious. Turn around and the bench is empty because your team is running off to catch cicadas.....

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    Hooray for sciencing!

    But will Jeff Goldblum save us from every bioengineering experiment gone astray? I think not.

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    I'm all for it. The bigger they are, the easier they are to kill. It's the small ones that are hard to get.

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    can you imagine the mess on your windshield/grill after driving through a swarm of those...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea138
    Cicadas? Those things look creepy...


    Yeah, Cicadas. There were so many of them laying in the street that cars would come by and it made a crunching sound as if they were driving through leaves. Barf!

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