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(Yahoo)   Biologist discovers new species of lizard; saves a bunch of money on car insurance   (news.yahoo.com) divider line 84
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2005-10-11 12:31:26 PM
we don't make the products you buy.
we make the products you buy better.

HUH?
 
2005-10-11 12:32:51 PM
This is just PROOF that god creates creatures out of thin air, not this evolutionary nonsense. If this lizard was around millions of years ago, how come no one saw it til just now?
Huh?

/dnrtfa
 
2005-10-11 12:33:14 PM
wiznutz: No it's an evolved lizard!!
Now it must find another evolved lizard to mate with to make more.


Right. Because only animals that are exactly alike can mate. Ever heard of a mule?


/Christian
 
2005-10-11 12:37:10 PM
Point of Order, a mule cannot make more mules.
 
2005-10-11 12:38:35 PM
There are hybrids other than mules that can reproduce.
 
2005-10-11 12:40:22 PM
"This Geico stuff has been run into the ground. It's almost as bad as the "No--but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night" crap."


It's OK, I'm sure they had Subway.
 
2005-10-11 12:44:03 PM
No it's an evolved lizard!!
Now it must find another evolved lizard to mate with to make more.
/Christian
//Just as many inconsistencies in Evolution as you all biatch about with Christianity.


You have an obvious lack of knowledge about evolution. Evolution does not state that one day, some lizard just evolved into a different lizard. What is says (and I can't believe I have to explain this yet again) is that one lizard has a mutated gene that gives it a slight advantage over other lizards. (let's say for example, it has longer legs, and therefore runs faster) It's offspring will also have longer than normal legs and produce more offspring than the slower lizards. OVER MILLIONS OF YEARS, the longer legged lizards will eventually stop mating with short-leggers due to the physical differences (which we can see today in countless variety of species), and, over millions of years, create a new species of lizard. I don't understand where the inconsistencies are.
 
2005-10-11 12:45:25 PM
Mules are not hybrids. Very different, genetically, the two.
 
2005-10-11 12:45:42 PM
Wouldn't actaully get insurance thru Geiko, but I find their Tiny House commercial rather funny.
 
2005-10-11 12:46:14 PM
Dr. Moonlight: I work for Geico...in their advertising department.

I'd tell you to kill yourself for being a corporate marketing drone but instead I'll just ask you to slap yourself for being a Fark cliche whore. You got off easy. This time.
 
2005-10-11 12:47:53 PM
It's all about the O
 
2005-10-11 12:50:24 PM
I just saved a bunch of money switching from> Geico to AIG. No shiat, $350.00

/doesn't work for them
 
2005-10-11 12:51:44 PM
Geico sucks. I am actually currently looking for new car insurance and the guy I talked to yesterday was very pushy and salesman-like about me buying a policy. He was quoting me a ridiculously low figure (I know my driving record, so I have a good idea of what I should be paying) and when I asked him if that was an exact quote, he was very vague but ended up telling me he could not go any further unless I purchased a policy.
 
2005-10-11 12:54:19 PM
cargrrl82: It's all about the O

Damn straight. That lady is fi-i-ine!
 
2005-10-11 12:56:38 PM
 
2005-10-11 01:00:15 PM
Geico quoted me a ridiculously high figure based on a car accident I was in five years ago in which all charges were dismissed. Bah.

And those: "I work for so and so and am really getting a kick out these replies" bits are getting as old as the Geico commercials.

/Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?
 
2005-10-11 01:01:34 PM
cargrrl82: It's all about the O

Those commercials are a slap base away from being softcore.

Geico ads were good at the start, HP ads kick their ass.

Rock on little New Lizard. I hope they name you well.
 
2005-10-11 01:02:49 PM
So many commercials are crap so I appreciate the Geico adds.
except maybe the gecko singing "kung fu fighting" because it gets stuck in my head.

I love the wifes line in "the tiny house" when she says, you have got to be kidding me!

They were the most expensive by a bunch when I priced car insurance
 
2005-10-11 01:07:03 PM
There was one big reason why I dumped Geico.

They wanted the names and insurance policies of all my roommates (I had 6 at the time). fark that, you're insuring my car. They don't drive my car, and if they did I don't expect them to be covered anyway. The only thing thing that info could possibly do for them is give them new targets to spam.
 
2005-10-11 01:09:40 PM
I switched to GEICO about a year ago because their rates were around $1000 per year cheaper than what I was paying.
 
2005-10-11 01:13:27 PM
The Joe Montana one with the groin pull cream was great too!
 
2005-10-11 01:20:10 PM
no one's posted the Geico lizard?

shame on
 
2005-10-11 01:24:37 PM
re: the caveman ads
How many of y'all think they wanted to use Neanderthal, but didn't because the majority of the American public wouldn't know what the fark they were talking about?
 
2005-10-11 01:32:06 PM
Guy-Co. quoted me a savings of like $200 cheaper, then when I got the policy it was $200 more!! They even ran my motor vehicel record so that was messed up.
 
2005-10-11 01:34:58 PM
I thought I noticed a post in this thread about the actual article but now I can't find it. Oh well.
 
2005-10-11 02:14:01 PM
LiaLia: How many of y'all think they wanted to use Neanderthal, but didn't because the majority of the American public wouldn't know what the fark they were talking about?

/raises hand
 
2005-10-11 02:24:42 PM
LiaLia

Cause they're make believe. Just ask Homer Jay Simpson.
 
2005-10-11 02:50:40 PM
Follow-Up: Geico guy just called me twice within a twenty minute period.

He just blew it. I'm going with a different company.
 
2005-10-11 02:52:13 PM
Did someone call for gecko?
 
2005-10-11 03:44:00 PM
 
2005-10-11 03:44:59 PM
Zerochance

So he blew his geico load on you? Was it green? eewwwww.
 
2005-10-11 04:25:59 PM
Dang it, you guys! I really wanted to talk about lizards and species radiation. Wrong forum, I guess...
 
2005-10-11 06:50:30 PM
i don't understand that headline...

Maybe it's an American thing
 
2005-10-12 09:17:17 AM
"The Breakfast of Champions"

/old school
 
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