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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

As you may remember the Alligator's embarassing defeat at the hands of that darn cat.

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=17566

Well it wasn't over just as I predicted. In a fantastic display of Alligatorian dominace our gator takes on a fully grown watermelon.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Will we ever see the match Cat vs. Watermelon?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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So that's a score draw: tigers watermelons

The ranking table looks like this

top

domestic cat

lion?

watermelon = tigers

alligators

bottom

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I would have to say the melons did not fare well.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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What about ponies? And Pikachu? xD

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Ponies? Ponies do not like watermelons. Pikakaboobly doo would not last 10.3 seconds vs a gator. Unless you mean the virus...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Who says ponies have to like melons?

What about Thor then?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Thor? The thunder god? Does he like watermelons? They did not mention it in the movie.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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That doesn't mean he doesn't. But I am asking where he would be on Bob's table.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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According to the video it takes 2000 lbs of pressure to crush a watermelon like that. None of the cats could deliver that.

Seems this is common among reptiles though:

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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So it's like Rock,Paper,Scissors,except it would be called Cat,Melon,Gator.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, that was not my purpose at all. I want to make that clear. My other thread was pro mammal. Many reptilian groups complained about it, saying it was harsh and prejudicial. Because I am a mammal, it could be viewed that way. I wanted to give our reptilian cousins equal time.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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bobbym wrote:

No, that was not my purpose at all. I want to make that clear. My other thread was pro mammal. Many reptilian groups complained about it, saying it was harsh and prejudicial. Because I am a mammal, it could be viewed that way. I wanted to give our reptilian cousins equal time.

How have I insulted any mammals?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How the heck do you get that out of what I said?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I got that from the pro mammals sentence. I do not understand that post at all. What language is that,Udmurt?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Udmurt

Is that a yogurt?

So it's like Rock,Paper,Scissors,except it would be called Cat,Melon,Gator.

I was just pointing out that it was not my purpose to establish a cat, melon, gator hierarchy. Nor was I trying to demonstrate yet another example of non transitivity.

I was trying to be fair.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I know,but it still comes out that way.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have to disagree. It does not come out like that. I have gone through lengthy explanations. Explanations that should satisfy you, A.L.L. and A.R.T.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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ALL and ART?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, Annie Scales, chairman and founder of Alligators Last Longer waylaid me in Food For Less. She was irate over my treatment of gators in the first thread and Art Tails of A.R.T. supports her position.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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A.r.t.?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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A.R.T. = Alligators R Tougher.

The conversation with Art Tails was gut wrenching. There are currently 1.5 million gators living and working in the southeastern United States. They are trying to solve the complex problem of being assimilated into our society. It is not easy according to Artie. They do not need me to make their life harder.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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All this chat about mammals and reptiles and meanwhile you are ignoring an entire phylum here.

Where do** snails **come in the hierarchy?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Bob;

We have little hammers for snails. That may bring Sam Slugge, chairman of S.L.I.M.E. down on me. But the obvious interpretation is not what I mean.

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