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2012-12-08 01:38:48 PM
That's cool. And Antarctica's not all that surprising, since it wasn't at the South Pole 200 MYA.

/and "bizarre" has one 'z' and two 'r's
 
2012-12-08 02:27:00 PM
Bizzare creature found in 200-million-year-old cocoon. Guess where it was found. Go ahead and guess

A swimming pool inhabited by senior citizens?
 
2012-12-08 02:38:40 PM
I knew it! Atlantis.
 
2012-12-08 02:45:46 PM
Guess where it was found. Go ahead and guess

Inside a 200-million-year-old cocoon is the guess of me.
 
2012-12-08 02:50:14 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Bizzare creature found in 200-million-year-old cocoon. Guess where it was found. Go ahead and guess

A swimming pool inhabited by senior citizens?



*Applause*
 
2012-12-08 03:02:01 PM
Israel?
 
2012-12-08 03:22:02 PM
a mucous cocoon did the trick.

South Austin hipster band "Mucous Cocoon" playing the food court at Central Market in 5 ... 4 ... 3 ...
 
2012-12-08 03:27:05 PM

phaseolus: That's cool. And Antarctica's not all that surprising, since it wasn't at the South Pole 200 MYA.

/and "bizarre" has one 'z' and two 'r's


I think subby was making a Lovecraft joke.
 
2012-12-08 03:32:22 PM
Australia?

*clicks link*


Oh. This was my second guess, though!
 
2012-12-08 04:02:16 PM
Your mom?
 
2012-12-08 04:13:54 PM
a mucous cocoon did the trick.

Snot. What can't it do?
 
2012-12-08 04:17:50 PM
I'm going to give a guess.


i.livescience.com

I'm totally guessing. Was I right? (Looks), Yeah I got it right.
 
2012-12-08 04:32:20 PM
www.bet.com
"Oh shiat. Not THIS again."
 
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2012-12-08 04:33:09 PM
TFA: a leech released a slimy mucous cocoon

"Someone blows their nose and you want to keep it?"
 
2012-12-08 04:46:55 PM
Please let it be a Shoggoth
 
2012-12-08 04:50:07 PM
Always the last place they look!
 
2012-12-08 04:50:26 PM
Is this supposed to be something that was only found because the ice is melting?
 
2012-12-08 04:54:22 PM
gallery.roadbikereview.com?

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Bizzare creature found in 200-million-year-old cocoon. Guess where it was found. Go ahead and guess

A swimming pool inhabited by senior citizens?


Darn, someone beat me to it.
 
2012-12-08 04:55:42 PM
www.citeworld.com
 
2012-12-08 05:07:28 PM

Apos: Australia?


Only if it's deadly upon contact.
 
2012-12-08 05:16:00 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: A swimming pool inhabited by senior citizens?


On HBO, right before Eve's Bayou
 
2012-12-08 05:16:03 PM
Flori-

Parthenogenetic: [gallery.roadbikereview.com image 108x22]?


DAMMIT.
 
2012-12-08 05:26:41 PM

Parthenogenetic: [gallery.roadbikereview.com image 108x22]?

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Bizzare creature found in 200-million-year-old cocoon. Guess where it was found. Go ahead and guess

A swimming pool inhabited by senior citizens?

Darn, someone beat me to it.


Don't worry. We were mislead by the cocoon bit. I wasn't in a Mountains of Madness mindset either.
 
2012-12-08 05:27:05 PM

Smeggy Smurf: Please let it be a Shoggoth


www.meanoldcoot.com

Ever seen a shoggoth? Well, have ya', boy?
 
2012-12-08 05:31:41 PM
Apparently leeches are even grosser than I originally believed.
 
2012-12-08 05:32:14 PM
It's clearly a bizarre, confounding, mysterious creature. That was identified in a few minutes by an experienced microbiologist.

//swing and a miss.
 
2012-12-08 05:36:15 PM
 
2012-12-08 05:38:49 PM

Parthenogenetic: Darn, someone beat me to it.


Olympic Trolling Judge: Flori-

Parthenogenetic: [gallery.roadbikereview.com image 108x22]?

DAMMIT.


wildcardjack: Don't worry. We were mislead by the cocoon bit. I wasn't in a Mountains of Madness mindset either.



Heh, great minds and all that!


The_Sponge: *Applause*


*tips hat*

Thank ya kindly!


DrewCurtisJr: On HBO, right before Eve's Bayou


I don't mind tell you, it's been forever and a day since I've last seen Cocoon.
 
2012-12-08 05:47:16 PM
Well damn, I was going to guess they found it during taping for an episode of Hoarders.
 
2012-12-08 05:49:22 PM
Considering it's so small, I wonder how they came about finding the Thing.
 
2012-12-08 06:09:07 PM

Arumat: Well damn, I was going to guess they found it during taping for an episode of Hoarders.


Or Pawn Stars.


"This bizarre creature is amazing, and a 200-million-year-old cocoon would look great in my store, but only for the right price."

"I'll give you $100 for it."

"Oh, c'mon, this has gotta be worth thousands."

"Look, I'll give you $200, and even THAT is a bit much. I'm taking a big risk, and that's just gonna sit on my shelf for a long time."

"..."
 
2012-12-08 06:09:50 PM
Wait till the scientists find out the hit damage on the creature first
 
2012-12-08 06:13:48 PM
In the throat of a floater?
 
2012-12-08 06:15:52 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Arumat: Well damn, I was going to guess they found it during taping for an episode of Hoarders.

Or Pawn Stars.


"This bizarre creature is amazing, and a 200-million-year-old cocoon would look great in my store, but only for the right price."

"I'll give you $100 for it."

"Oh, c'mon, this has gotta be worth thousands."

"Look, I'll give you $200, and even THAT is a bit much. I'm taking a big risk, and that's just gonna sit on my shelf for a long time."

"..."


Prawn Stars?
 
2012-12-08 06:19:22 PM

mgshamster: Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Arumat: Well damn, I was going to guess they found it during taping for an episode of Hoarders.

Or Pawn Stars.


"This bizarre creature is amazing, and a 200-million-year-old cocoon would look great in my store, but only for the right price."

"I'll give you $100 for it."

"Oh, c'mon, this has gotta be worth thousands."

"Look, I'll give you $200, and even THAT is a bit much. I'm taking a big risk, and that's just gonna sit on my shelf for a long time."

"..."

Prawn Stars?


What a prawn star might look like:


i.telegraph.co.uk
 
2012-12-08 06:20:57 PM

Apos: mgshamster: Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Arumat: Well damn, I was going to guess they found it during taping for an episode of Hoarders.

Or Pawn Stars.


"This bizarre creature is amazing, and a 200-million-year-old cocoon would look great in my store, but only for the right price."

"I'll give you $100 for it."

"Oh, c'mon, this has gotta be worth thousands."

"Look, I'll give you $200, and even THAT is a bit much. I'm taking a big risk, and that's just gonna sit on my shelf for a long time."

"..."

Prawn Stars?

What a prawn star might look like:


[i.telegraph.co.uk image 460x288]


Kill it with fire!
 
2012-12-08 06:22:09 PM

mgshamster: Prawn Stars?


*snert*


Apos: What a prawn star might look like:


I can imagine Wikus being all Wikus, going "GUESS WHERE THIS WAS FOUND! GO AHEAD, GUESS!"
 
2012-12-08 06:23:13 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: mgshamster: Prawn Stars?

*snert*


Apos: What a prawn star might look like:

I can imagine Wikus being all Wikus, going "GUESS WHERE THIS WAS FOUND! GO AHEAD, GUESS!"


*chuckle* He was quite the neurotic, wasn't he?
 
2012-12-08 07:15:26 PM
It's a precursor....

3.bp.blogspot.com

/Obscure
 
2012-12-08 07:27:37 PM
sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net

Your mom?
 
2012-12-08 07:37:15 PM
I was thinking Japan. Antarctica was on the list though.
 
2012-12-08 07:44:48 PM
You mean 2000 years ago in the Great Flood? No cocoon could last 200 million years.
 
2012-12-08 07:51:01 PM
Infant island?
 
2012-12-08 08:14:25 PM
Nice to see the last ice age didnt destroy everything.

Antartica was tropical a LONG time ago!

/ Hope its in my lifetime
 
2012-12-08 08:21:32 PM
"Benjamin Bomfleur, of the Biodiversity Institute at the University of Kansas"

Was it equipped with a mini saddle that ancient man used to tame this bizarre dinosaur beast?
 
2012-12-08 08:29:07 PM
I don't think it's an Ancient, that's for sure, so let's call it Jenova.

/ A calamity from the skies.
 
2012-12-08 08:29:42 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Bizzare creature found in 200-million-year-old cocoon. Guess where it was found. Go ahead and guess

A swimming pool inhabited by senior citizens?


A Steve Guttenberg-lead team has already been dispatched.

/He wasn't doing anything else anyway.
 
2012-12-08 08:44:44 PM
MOTHRA!
 
2012-12-08 08:58:08 PM

YodaBlues: A Steve Guttenberg-lead team has already been dispatched.

/He wasn't doing anything else anyway.


Not since the Stonecutters disbanded, I'd say.
 
2012-12-08 10:27:59 PM
encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com

/oh wait... I see we've got this covered
 
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