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Snakes

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by RedRalph, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. RedRalph

    RedRalph Deity

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    I was just thinking... Ireland, Greenland and Iceland must be the only three countries on Earth with no snakes... can anyone confirm or deny?
     
  2. AL_DA_GREAT

    AL_DA_GREAT amour absinthe révolution

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    Are there no snakes in Ireland? That place is a lot stranger than I thought.
     
  3. MOTH

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    It looks like you can add New Zealand to that list as well (and Antartica, but not a country)
     
  4. Brighteye

    Brighteye intuitively Bayesian

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    St. Pat threw all the snakes out.
     
  5. Phlegmak

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    Too many Whacking Days in Ireland?
     
  6. RedRalph

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    Whacking Day was started as an excuse to beath the Irish
     
  7. AL_DA_GREAT

    AL_DA_GREAT amour absinthe révolution

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    I thought whacking day was a simpsons thing. It is real.
     
  8. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    Please, no one needs an excuse to beat up the Irish.

    Hey, don't hurt me, I'm part Irish, I swear!
     
  9. RedRalph

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    thanks for the sig, Adolf
     
  10. Phlegmak

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    Are you a supporter of David Duke????? That guy is a complete jackass! He lived in the city right next to mine in Louisiana. That guy has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. I had the opportunity to see him compaining and I gave him my raised middle finger.
     
  11. Arwon

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    I'd imagine most of the Pacific island nations are snake free.
     
  12. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    I think they all used to be, but a lot of them got colonized by snakes in the holds of ships, especially during World War II.
     
  13. Angst

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    You're awesome sometimes :lol:
     
  14. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Not a country, but Hawaii is snake-free and they're pretty serious about keeping it that way. Alaska doesn't get many reptiles of any sort, either.
     
  15. Hadesspirit

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    I cant believe this..Is it true or are you kidding?:confused:
    If you have no snakes in your island,we can give some..:DBut unfortunately we havent got Cobra and anaconda..Forgive us..You should get them from South America(for anaconda) and India(for cobra)
    ;)
     
  16. Dame Edna

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    Come to Australia, we've got plenty of poisonous snakes, spiders and great white sharks - life is really exciting! :eek:
     
  17. Irish Caesar

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    Are there really snakes in Nauru? And I can't imagine too many hang out in the Vatican, either...

    The late Bishop Sheen stated that the reason the Irish fight so often among themselves is that they're always assured of having a worthy opponent.
     
  18. Red Door

    Red Door Man of Mayhem

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    I got bit by a copperhead back in my golden days. I hate snakes.
     
  19. Mirc

    Mirc Not mIRC!!!

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    I was very surprised to find out we have snakes here. Though apparently we have LOTS of vipers. So this is interesting to me, but not because those might be the only countries in the world without snakes, but because of how many people are surprised that there are countries without snakes. :) I have no idea why, but I've always regarded snakes as some very exotic animals.
     
  20. Kozmos

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    Snakes are brutal and very heavy metal.
     

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