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(Courier Mail)   Before you allow your son to bring in some eggs he found in the backyard so they can hatch in a container in his dresser drawer, make sure they're not the eggs of the second deadliest snake on earth   (couriermail.com.au) divider line 80
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2012-12-20 09:36:34 AM
That's hissterical.
 
2012-12-20 10:48:40 AM
It's Australia. What are the odds that anything that came out of those eggs wouldn't try to kill him?
 
2012-12-20 11:19:49 AM
What in the world was the world's 2nd most deadliest snake doing in their back yard-- oh, it's Australia. I have relatives who live in the desert here in the US who have to constantly deal with rattlesnakes in their yard, and I don't understand why people farking put up with it. Move some place else.
 
2012-12-20 11:40:09 AM

Sybarite: It's Australia. What are the odds that anything that came out of those eggs wouldn't try to kill him?


I believe the answer is none. None percent odds.
 
2012-12-20 11:53:00 AM
Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid racoon, or a deer that may jump in front of your car. We do have polar bears up north.
 
 
New tourism slogan...
 
 
Australia: Our Whole Continent Wants You Dead
 
2012-12-20 11:58:09 AM
Darwin SWIIIIINNNNGSSSSSS.....and misses.

/better luck next time dude.
 
2012-12-20 11:59:55 AM
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Kill Crites.
 
2012-12-20 12:00:08 PM
Bahahahhahhah...

Darwin in motion.

I'm sick of these motherfarking deadliest snakes on the planet in my motherfarking bedroom!!
 
2012-12-20 12:00:11 PM
My snake is still the deadliest.....to the ladies
 
2012-12-20 12:00:52 PM

gopher321: Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid racoon, or a deer that may jump in front of your car. We do have polar bears up north.


New tourism slogan...


Australia: Our Whole Continent Wants You Dead


Yeah, but let's be honest. If you're a tourist in a foreign country, chances are all the local people want you dead. The wildlife will get the leftovers.
 
2012-12-20 12:01:36 PM

gopher321: Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid racoon, or a deer that may jump in front of your car. We do have polar bears up north.


New tourism slogan...


Australia: Our Whole Continent Wants You Dead


We've got some poisonous spiders and snakes but they're not too commonly found around people, thank goodness. You couldn't pay me to live in Australia.
 
2012-12-20 12:03:53 PM

Sybarite: It's Australia. What are the odds that anything that came out of those eggs wouldn't try to kill him?


I bet even their chickens are homicidal.

/everything else is
 
2012-12-20 12:06:00 PM

BKITU: Sybarite: It's Australia. What are the odds that anything that came out of those eggs wouldn't try to kill him?

I believe the answer is none. None percent odds.


What if they were wallaby eggs? Wallabies lay eggs, right?

/ I'd like a pet wallaby; they are small and cuddly, not like those red kangaroos.

// I know wallabies don't lay eggs; or do they?
 
2012-12-20 12:07:28 PM
Townsville eh?

Time to call in the Power Puff Girls.
 
2012-12-20 12:09:57 PM
Found some eggs in the backyard... Better drink my own piss.
 
2012-12-20 12:10:44 PM

iheartscotch: BKITU: Sybarite: It's Australia. What are the odds that anything that came out of those eggs wouldn't try to kill him?

I believe the answer is none. None percent odds.

What if they were wallaby eggs? Wallabies lay eggs, right?

/ I'd like a pet wallaby; they are small and cuddly, not like those red kangaroos.

// I know wallabies don't lay eggs; or do they?


Good on ya, for knowin some Oceanology, but they were really Drop Bear eggs. They look similar to the Wallaby eggs, but are more pinkish in hue. In the future I suggest you consult with Bruce's Australian Wildlife Offspring field guide.
 
2012-12-20 12:11:34 PM
Kyle's older sister Shannon Sim, 22, said that her brother loved all animals, and enjoyed following the adventures of one of his heroes, survival expert Bear Grylls.

No wonder the kid almost killed himself.
 
2012-12-20 12:11:44 PM
Are the snakes a protected species? Otherwise why release a clutch of the second-most venomous snakes in the world rather than destroying them?
 
2012-12-20 12:12:43 PM
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/oblig
 
2012-12-20 12:13:25 PM
Australia....

mmmm......Olivia Newton John when I was 10....

/Like the fist of an angry god.
 
2012-12-20 12:15:35 PM

Mayhem of the Black Underclass: iheartscotch: BKITU: Sybarite: It's Australia. What are the odds that anything that came out of those eggs wouldn't try to kill him?

I believe the answer is none. None percent odds.

What if they were wallaby eggs? Wallabies lay eggs, right?

/ I'd like a pet wallaby; they are small and cuddly, not like those red kangaroos.

// I know wallabies don't lay eggs; or do they?

Good on ya, for knowin some Oceanology, but they were really Drop Bear eggs. They look similar to the Wallaby eggs, but are more pinkish in hue. In the future I suggest you consult with Bruce's Australian Wildlife Offspring field guide.


I thought that Bruce was in charge of the sheep dip.
 
2012-12-20 12:17:17 PM
Australia would be the perfect arena for the Hunger Games.  Even the butterflies are deadly.
 
2012-12-20 12:21:36 PM
2 things are silly about this.

1. Snake eggs are all leathery, not hard like chicken eggs. So this kid is an idiot.
2. A newly hatchd snake is not danerous. It's fangs aren't developed enough and neiher is it's venom.

I wouldn't test #2 first hand. But that's my understanding.
 
2012-12-20 12:23:10 PM

DubyaHater: My snake is still the deadliest.....to the ladies


HPV, is it?
 
2012-12-20 12:23:33 PM
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Already documented
 
2012-12-20 12:23:52 PM

DubyaHater: My snake is still the deadliest.....to the ladies


STDs will do that.
 
2012-12-20 12:24:12 PM

gopher321: Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid

www.themarysue.com
 
2012-12-20 12:24:39 PM

WordsnCollision: [3.bp.blogspot.com image 400x348]

/oblig


I get the animals part but what's so dangerous about Danni Minogue? Did I miss something here?
 
2012-12-20 12:26:57 PM
The giveaway was the .au top level domain.
 
2012-12-20 12:27:16 PM

katerbug72: gopher321: Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid racoon, or a deer that may jump in front of your car. We do have polar bears up north.


New tourism slogan...


Australia: Our Whole Continent Wants You Dead

We've got some poisonous spiders and snakes but they're not too commonly found around people, thank goodness. You couldn't pay me to live in Australia.


I just want the world's eccentric billionaires to know they could pay me to live in Australia.
 
2012-12-20 12:28:32 PM
I bet this is how Steve Irwin got started.

/Once on Animal Planet Steve Irwin did a countdown of the worlds ten deadliest snakes, number 2 was the Brown snake and he caught one out of some carboard boxes in his own garage.
 
2012-12-20 12:30:27 PM

gopher321: Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid racoon, or a deer that may jump in front of your car. We do have polar bears up north.
 New tourism slogan... Australia: Our Whole Continent Wants You Dead


Is it coincidence they've named a whole city Darwin? That smacks of tempting fate if you ask me.
 
2012-12-20 12:30:52 PM
MUTHERF*CKING SNAKES ON A MUTHERF*CKING WARDROBE!!!
 
2012-12-20 12:31:31 PM
been to Australia...the deadliest things to me were learning how to shift with my left hand, and a whole continent of new environmental allergens my immune system totally freaked out over
 
2012-12-20 12:34:32 PM

Sybarite: It's Australia. What are the odds that anything that came out of those eggs wouldn't try to kill him?


That's how I envision Australia...Land of The Most Poison-est...[fill in the blank].
 
2012-12-20 12:38:45 PM
Hmmm, they're extremely aggressive and kill lots of people. Better release 'em back into the wild.
 
2012-12-20 12:39:18 PM

durbnpoisn: 2 things are silly about this.

1. Snake eggs are all leathery, not hard like chicken eggs. So this kid is an idiot.
2. A newly hatchd snake is not danerous. It's fangs aren't developed enough and neiher is it's venom.

I wouldn't test #2 first hand. But that's my understanding.


#2 maybe at birth, but baby (venomous) snakes are usually more dangerous than the adult in their species - they have less control over how much venom (which is as potent as adult venom) to administer.
 
2012-12-20 12:39:51 PM

durbnpoisn: 2 things are silly about this.

1. Snake eggs are all leathery, not hard like chicken eggs. So this kid is an idiot.
2. A newly hatchd snake is not danerous. It's fangs aren't developed enough and neiher is it's venom.

I wouldn't test #2 first hand. But that's my understanding.


2 things are silly about this:

1. The kid isn't an idiot, he's THREE YEARS OLD. (The mother may very well be an idiot, however.)
2. The kid wanted to keep the snakes, so even if he had recognized what type of eggs they were, he'd probably still have kept them in his wardrobe.

At least, that was my understanding after RTFA.
 
2012-12-20 12:40:10 PM
Why would anybody live in that constant-threat-of-death nation much less raise a child there?  I have never met an Aussie that wasn't completely insane.
 
2012-12-20 12:40:27 PM
I just got back to my desk from murdering a brown snake...
 
2012-12-20 12:42:48 PM
So, how many of you knew that that this tale would be set in Australia before you clicked on the link?
 
2012-12-20 12:44:25 PM
I think the best part of this is that they aren't allowed to kill the snakes. They are a protected species. So there you go. Snuggle up and live with them. Best they can do is catch and release.
 
2012-12-20 12:45:04 PM

CoffeeMug: I just got back to my desk from murdering a brown snake...


I thought everyone knew not to flush reptiles
 
2012-12-20 12:45:53 PM

The Jami Turman Fan Club: gopher321: Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid
[www.themarysue.com image 522x378]


Daaaaayuuuuuummmmm!

I knew Moose were big...really big...but seeing one with a bunch of cars around to put it in perspective...damn.
 
2012-12-20 12:47:25 PM
Townsville? No worries.

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2012-12-20 12:48:41 PM
/oblig
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2012-12-20 12:49:24 PM

Hot Carl To Go: CoffeeMug: I just got back to my desk from murdering a brown snake...

I thought everyone knew not to flush reptiles


It looked like the Kraken coming out of its lair.
 
2012-12-20 12:51:24 PM
I don't f- with Australians... When the British discovered Australia, they quickly discovered that everything in Australia wanted to kill them... So they decided, instead of putting aside valuable land in Britain to house prisoners who would die eventually from the horrific conditions anyway, to send them to Australia... What they didn't count on was for the strongest, meanest, toughest, sons-a-biatches would not just survive, but thrive and carve out an existence there...
 
Steve Irwin might not have had a deep voice or a hairy back, but that crazy tough bastard laid down on a taipan, the worlds deadliest snake... Normal people don't DO that... He was tougher than a vampire... Not only did he have to be staked in the heart, it had to be a venom stake to the heart... RIP Steve...
 
2012-12-20 12:51:40 PM
Even more: you're taking responsibility for the lives of those creatures. Say they were normal birds. Did you explain to your son that he has to be prepared to feed them 24/7 for several weeks until they they are able to fly and can be released?

Give me a break. This is the kind of person that adopts a dog, and when it becomes inconvenient, abandons it on the highway or out in the woods. Miserable excuse for human beings.
 
2012-12-20 12:52:20 PM

The Jami Turman Fan Club: gopher321: Deadliest wildlife around here in Ontario is maybe a rabid
[www.themarysue.com image 522x378]


Especially during Rutting Season...
 
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