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What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby 14er_Crazy » Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:29 pm

Bean wrote:Can this TGC s**t die? It's not funny anymore (if it ever was (it wasn't)).


WHAT'S A TGC, ALREADY? :P
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby 14erFreak127 » Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:46 pm

14er_Crazy wrote:WHAT'S A TGC, ALREADY? :P


Me wondering same thing.
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby wheaties240 » Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:56 pm

maybe it was el Chupacabra?

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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby 14erFreak127 » Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:03 pm

The obvious answer is one of these.
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby reiwan » Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:31 pm

14er_Crazy wrote:
Bean wrote:Can this TGC s**t die? It's not funny anymore (if it ever was (it wasn't)).


WHAT'S A TGC, ALREADY? :P


14erFreak127 wrote:
14er_Crazy wrote:WHAT'S A TGC, ALREADY? :P


Me wondering same thing.


Tomato Genetics Cooperative.

no really...

http://tgc.ifas.ufl.edu/

:P

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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby Tory Wells » Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:36 pm

Bean wrote:Can this TGC s**t die? It's not funny anymore (if it ever was (it wasn't)).

Simma down Bean............you're just jealous Kimmarie doesn't brag on your accomplishments. :x
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby trekkin_gecko » Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:54 pm

TGC = the great camillo
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby TK » Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:42 pm

TGC's eyes don't ever glow blue. They burn red with the inner fire that powered his "three-hour tour" of Olympus Mons.

But seriously, this stuff was funny for about two weeks.
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby MOOSE DROOL » Mon Oct 06, 2008 5:25 am

I'm gonna say it was a chupacabra.
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby OtisUnzipped » Mon Oct 06, 2008 9:11 am

Maybe this is your culprit. They're very, very sneaky...and tasty with BBQ sauce.

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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby coloradonative » Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:02 am

What you saw was most likely a deer / elk bedded down. Coyotes and foxes are curious animals and would have been moving around as you were walking. I've walked within a few yards of both deer & elk while they were laying down, and didn't noticed them until they took off. The head would have been 3-4 feet off the ground, and the eyes would have been 4-6'' apart. It would also explain why the animal stayed in one place while you passed it on the trail.
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Re: What animal did I see on Holy Cross?

Postby tommyoz » Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:58 pm

I would say from experience not mtn lion, because of the way you said you dog acted, but 3 years ago I was hiking on a trail near Handies peak and stumbled on a huge black bear about 20 yds ahead, that had blue eyes, till I turned on my spot light. Then it sat down on the trail after 5 minutes of me standing there lights on it , while I got my gun out. After 10 min's I yelled as loud as I could, and it did nothing but stare at me. I waited another 10 min's afraid of doing anything that might provoke it and finally had to unload 3 in a tree next to me to scare it off. So they don't all scare easy, don't beleive what everybody says about them being more afraid of you, then you of them. Talk about a briefs check! I don't hike without a gun anymore especially after dark. I also don't recomend firing a weapon in the dark, I felt I was out of options.

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