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(WJHG Panama City Beach)   Diver finds what could be the world's largest sand dollar - even adjusted for inflation   (wjhg.com) divider line
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6217 clicks; posted to Main » on 19 Oct 2020 at 8:10 PM (12 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-10-19 8:48:46 PM  
8 votes:
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excuse me but that is the goddamned millenium falcon
 
2020-10-19 9:00:13 PM  
6 votes:
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What a pre-inflation sand dollar might look like.
 
2020-10-19 8:19:13 PM  
6 votes:
Didn't know 6.5" was considered "biggest ever".
 
2020-10-19 9:41:06 PM  
5 votes:

luna1580: KB202: Vtimlin: All the years I spent diving and just enjoyed the view.  I guess I should have been taking shiat I could sell for 3 dollars.  If you find a gold bar or coins, take them. Leave the rest alone.

This. It's a living animal. Let some researchers know they are growing larger and living longer, and just take photos.

nah, that's a very dead sand dollar (first image, from TFA) living sand dollars are fuzzy (second image). what i want to know is if that pineapple is some kind of luck charm, or just future drinks garnish

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OOOHHHHHHH

Who Finds a pineapple at the bottom of the sea...♫
 
2020-10-19 11:06:11 PM  
4 votes:

luna1580: Insain2: Let's see if he can get anything from the $1 menu at the local MickeyD's............

Shoulda just left it & only took pictures of it.....Jerk

since when is taking a dead sea shell home from the beach evil? why is this any different? that sand dollar is dead, it's not endangered even if it was alive (although FL does prohibit live shelling), and it's carcass isn't really food for anything else (or really habitat even, being a lump of attractive pure calcium carbonate), it's just going to break down into more sand over time.

no one destroyed anything rare, or caused any pain or death, by taking that single sand dollar.


I stand by what I said too bad you don't know what you're talking about......dead or alive leave it where it was found.....Period!!
 
2020-10-19 9:13:59 PM  
4 votes:
Good thing he didn't find it in Canada.
 
2020-10-19 8:39:00 PM  
4 votes:
The coolest thing about deceased Sand Dollar's is radial symmetry.
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Stuff it quadripeds
 
2020-10-19 8:37:49 PM  
4 votes:
I feel safer knowing it's now dead.
 
2020-10-19 11:08:51 PM  
3 votes:

iamskibibitz: Didn't know 6.5" was considered "biggest ever".


It's 4.5 in my house.

/At least when I'm home.
 
2020-10-19 10:05:34 PM  
3 votes:
Did the diver drop it in the box for Jerry's Squids, just for the halibut?
 
2020-10-19 8:21:34 PM  
3 votes:

Vtimlin: All the years I spent diving and just enjoyed the view.  I guess I should have been taking shiat I could sell for 3 dollars.  If you find a gold bar or coins, take them. Leave the rest alone.


This. It's a living animal. Let some researchers know they are growing larger and living longer, and just take photos.
 
2020-10-20 3:55:06 AM  
2 votes:

dkulprit: morg: iamskibibitz: Didn't know 6.5" was considered "biggest ever".

Makes me wonder if there's somebody with one the size of dinner plate hanging on their wall and they just don't know that it's considered big.

I was gonna say.  I feel like I've seen some around that size or bigger sitting on coffee tables or mixed in a bowl with other shells.

Maybe it was a "man's" measurement of 7 inches.


7? looks 8 to me at least. Plus the ocean gets real cold, so you know...
 
2020-10-19 10:24:27 PM  
2 votes:

berylman: The coolest thing about deceased Sand Dollar's is radial symmetry.
[upload.wikimedia.org image 210x180] Stuff it quadripeds


Awesome attempt at the apostrophe
 
2020-10-19 9:09:57 PM  
2 votes:
I've found bigger sand dollars off Fort Desoto. I did not make the news. Of course I didn't call the news
 
2020-10-19 8:50:28 PM  
2 votes:
"Many months later, the Moon appeared..."
 
2020-10-19 8:41:02 PM  
2 votes:
That's not a sand dollar.

It's a GIANT F*CKING DIATOM
 
2020-10-19 8:32:18 PM  
2 votes:

KB202: Vtimlin: All the years I spent diving and just enjoyed the view.  I guess I should have been taking shiat I could sell for 3 dollars.  If you find a gold bar or coins, take them. Leave the rest alone.

This. It's a living animal. Let some researchers know they are growing larger and living longer, and just take photos.


nah, that's a very dead sand dollar (first image, from TFA) living sand dollars are fuzzy (second image). what i want to know is if that pineapple is some kind of luck charm, or just future drinks garnish

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2020-10-20 9:01:36 AM  
1 vote:

duckpoopy: berylman: The coolest thing about deceased Sand Dollar's is radial symmetry.
[upload.wikimedia.org image 210x180] Stuff it quadripeds

Awesome attempt at the apostrophe


Sadly, pluralising with a possessive apostrophe is now considered common usage. Same with the shedding of the Oxford comma, and texting having made periods angry.
 
2020-10-19 8:46:49 PM  
1 vote:
It's not about the size of the dollar, it's about the motion of the ocean.
 
2020-10-19 8:34:32 PM  
1 vote:

iamskibibitz: Didn't know 6.5" was considered "biggest ever".


Makes me wonder if there's somebody with one the size of dinner plate hanging on their wall and they just don't know that it's considered big.
 
2020-10-19 6:44:18 PM  
1 vote:
More like a sand-twenty.

/got nothing good
//forget it Jake, it's Panama City Beach
 
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