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would you buy?
Did he piss in it?
no, I'm more of a blueberry connoisseur
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Can I sample the merchandise?
Looks like he's all out though

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>6 limbs
Pick one.
Design is cool. The only problem is that it will not be able to fly properly (so as the normal European dragon).
pretty dangerous
>it will not be able to fly properly
It will not be able to fly at all
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Luv me brute wyverns

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The best animals, tube, long, fat. Post seals. It is amazing when seals move and you can see how fat they are. Not sea doggos, seals. The best one has to be the southern elephant seal, enormous males.
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What the fuck is their problem?
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god i wish i was a jackal

Post/discuss rocks, gems, minerals etc.
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Light green thing in first pic is likely green calcite, 'green quartz' is usually actually included with other things like actinolite or epidote - if it's actually hard like quartz then it's probably epidote or something similar in quartz. Being from Brazil this is actually possible - if it were anywhere else in the world you would probably assume it was calcite but Brazil does have localities that pop out 'green quartz' aka 'quartz so included with a separate green mineral it looks green' The other things you have are random smattering of quartz, jasper, and agate. Dark green thing in second picture looks like moss agate, tigers eye golden thing bottom right, blue lace agate blue one, carnelian agate orange/red one, rose quartz pink one, collectively everything you have is worth the dollar you paid so well done.

Yes, the crystals are indeed 'just laying around' in a lot of places in the world, but what you see sent out as tumble material is actually low grade scrap from other operations where they deal with hundreds of tons of volume.

.t Hippy
This is funny and sad because the mineral dealing market was so oddly scumbag before the internet and the introduction of the internet has somehow exasperated this situation to the point of practically needing a decade's worth of online sales to break into the online market of priceless high quality mineral specimen that are (relatively) easy to verify and source based on matrix and story but any Afghani Morrocan Chinese Brazillian Tucsonian dealer can unload his tumbled bullshit fake stones or renamed common stones by the ton with minimal setup.

In person trades and deals are usually way more fun but it's quickly becoming a lost art in modern society. One of these days the zoomers and powers that be are going to realize that IRL crystals are actual 'NFT's that can't be replicated, will never be gotten again created by the earth and nature itself over an immense span of time and also somehow survived being blasted in the mines, crushed under the crushers and ground into the belts. The old timers say when they were first digging the copper mine in Morenci AZ the belts would run bright green and blue for days from all the 'blue and green rock' (now priceless Azurite and Malachite) being crushed in the name of copper extraction. Yeah they knew what Azurite and Malachite was, but the history of crushing blue rock in the mines and not giving a shit about it goes back to the very name "Cobalt" which was named after "Kobolds" yes the mythical sprite creature- because of the poisonous gas the blue rock would emit when smelted.

Forgot to mention one of the yellow ones at the end in the lineup is probably 'honey calcite' if you already knew one was calcite - other is probably an agate or quartz, you can tell the calcite from the quartz because it just feels 'softer' and it should feel a little lighter. Unnatural citrine close to the d20 in the second picture, at a cursory glance I assumed it was just the same stones.
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>Crushed crystals
I'm on a tangent now, compounding their scarcity and rarity is the fact that because of the density of the minerals, many of the high quality crystal specimen of certain minerals (like Malachite and Azurite) will likely never be pulled from certain localities (like Morenci, AZ) because the minerals are simply too light; they were near the surface and now the mine and digging is so deep you're only running into more heavy minerals. The only real chance of getting new crystal material from Morenci is to go to where the town is located and blast away from the mountain either ABOVE the town or underneath the town in a few specific spots near the mine but even then it's not likely to be there. Go check out a map of Morenci AZ, look at where the mine is at; all the highest quality material came from about a thousand feet above it.

Pictured in the last post, little blades of Malachite after Azurite; what is known as a pseudomorph, the Malachite has replaced the Azurite blade. There's a few Azurite crystals on the Malachite. I'm still trying to identify the purple botryoidal matrix it is on. In this picture, a good example of the fan blades of Azurite before they became the Malachite.
I lurk but I'm not a member. Got an el cheapo second-hand tumbler I need to replace the belt on.

Bright green one 4 in could be moss agate but at a glance it looks like aventurine. (quartz with green mica inclusions) Just saw a post on RTH the other day of some orange calcite that was a good match for 3rd from right. Seconding honey calcite for the other two.
The one to the left of the orange one looks like chert, possibly a jasper. The one left of that, hackly fracture so Limestone/marble?
what the fuck is wrong with your nails

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What kind of dog is this?
Brown recluse
I am not an expert but it looks like a the domestic dog.
Hard to tell without the size to guess. Kinda looks like some kind of Westie/Dachsund mix
Just a little boy
Some kind of terroir mix.

ill be honest, i dont really fancy outdoor cats too much especially if you live in or near a wooded area. their chances of running into a rabid fox or an animal thats just generally considered dangerous become higher and its always worrisome. though it always depends on where you live.

fellow cat owners, what do you think?
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Both of mine can go outside the entire day.
One of them is an easily scared, featherlight smol cat. She stays within line of sight and runs back in whenever there is a spoopy noise. Usually she's sleeping on a chair inside anyway.
The other one is a more adventurous, heavy boned cat but also a dumb retard cat. She's always up in trees trying to attack the smart and alerted bird. She goes out and climbs to the tallest branches of the tallest tree and they just fly off when she's getting near. In her 3 years of daily hunting she has caught one (1) bird and brought it home for me to look at. In any case it is fun to watch her with some bino's. I reckon she is in a tree 5 hours every day.
my personal feeling about cats aside, what i don't understand about outdoor catfaggots is how they can go about their days without dying of anxiety not knowing where their so called beloved pets are
i can only assume they don't love their pets as much as i love mine
Neutered, vaccinated and dewormed outdoor cats are nice in relatively dense, better town neighbourhoods where they can hunt/scare nothing that isn't already adapted to living in urban spaces and where they have small territories full of neighbours looking out for them.

Too far out and they get big territories and all the dangers that come with it, probably not enough streets to get used to cars and most importantly they can hunt in areas that might still be habitat for native animals that can't deal with urban environments. In some vulnerable places there should even be an enforced ban on outdoor cats and unneutered indoor cats.

It differs from area to area kinda like with parenting. In some places people would call social service on parents that let their 4 and 5 year old walk to the nearby playground or bakery by themselves or let their 8 year olds play in the woods all day, in other places that's considered good upbringing if you want to raise happy, healthy and self-reliant kids.
And maybe both are right because one area is just way too dangerous while in the other the benefits are worth the risks.
stop comparing cats to children you fucking idiot
I would be actively hunting any that fucked with my flowerbed. No tolerances for stray dogs, none for stray cats.

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How tf do I get my cat to stop attacking me? Nothing seems to work. It's pretty much constant. If she isn't asleep she's attacking me, biting/scratching. My arms/hands are completely covered in scratches and always have fresh bloody ones. I'm thinking I'm gonna have to get rid of her, cuz I can't take this shit anymore and gonna snap one day and break her fucking neck.
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get rid of it
use spray bottle
Doesn't work
Show her that attacking you does nothing, and don't react in any way when that happens, it's most likely affectionate and done in order to get a reaction. If you react when a small animal attacks, whether because it's angry or happy, it'll remember that doing this will get you to react. Showing no reaction is what works best.
I always attacked back, supressing his movement with a blanket while he was growing up. I also put him in a cage everytime he attacked me.

The cat learned. Now he only attacks wife, but she deserves it for treating the cat as an human being from day one.

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I moved in with someone who owns a cat.
I'm super paranoid and worried about catching toxoplasmosis. I only pat the cat either when I'm wearing gloves, or right before I wash my hands. I know T. gondii is in cat feces, and the cat tracks some litter out of the litter box sometimes, so I walk around the house with flipflops until I get to my room, which the cat isn't allowed it, but like in until a week before I moved in (I'm allergic to cats but fine if I stay away, which is a good excuse to avoid patting).
That said, if I inhale some shed cat hair, is that a way to contract toxoplasmosis? I'm worried about that because it's getting hotter and I got an A/C unit from a spare room. I cleaned the filter but am still worried about any stray cat hair left behind somehow.
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>scared of being shot? Hang yourself
don't think it's linked to toxo but just retardation in general, like the girl that licked toilet seats
Just don't eat catshit. It's hard to resist but try.
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It's over
But the licky licky is the best bit!
I trained my dog to give kisses.
I have something he wants, so I say "kiss" and he gives me a quick peck.

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WTF is this thing eating the starfish ?
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> crustacean
Damn you atheists are dumb, does this look like a crab to you?
Its fucking crazy how natural selection says nah, you arent going to be a crab. I know you look like a crab right now, but you are gonna grow up to be a tentacle rock monster or a parasitic starfish alien. Easily one of strangest metamorphises.
I've only ever seen them as little stones
>Easily one of strangest metamorphises.
Humans have tails and snouts while developing in the womb.
they're apparently related to barnacles and tongue worms, which themselves have pretty fucked up body plans for crustaceans

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Dogs and cats can get along in captivity but in the wild are there mixed dog-cat packs or stuff like that?
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There's a documentary about it that came out in the early 90's
I don't know but I will use this thread as an excuse to post this picture I took
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'yotes and badgers team up sometimes
holy obsessed
Probably, female dogs can adopt abandoned kitten out of maternal instinct so it doesn't sound far fetched, but it wouldn't be a 50/50 pack
there was a hyena/wild dog duo who were together for a long time

Could they create a society if they lived longer?
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I loved this book
Underwater civilization is impossible. Without metallurgy you're stuck essentially. That being said, if they lived longer I could see tribal societies evolving.
Maybe Americans.
Society doesn't arise from intelligence. Society arises from weakness and inability to survive on your own. Any intelligent creature capable of surviving on its own when never make itself dependable in any form on society.
Chinese recipe books would beg to differ

Spotted last night, was walking strange and threw me off. What animal was it?
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That’s a spider, anon.
either a dog, fox, wolf or coyote with mange
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Coyote with middle staged mange.

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hey broskis I suddenly got a massive influx of pharaoh ants, I don't want to kill them since I really like ants (and my house is located in the middle of an open field so killing them may be impossible) just want to return to our usual status quo and reduce their number inside my home.
Until a few weeks ago ants were a common guest inside my house, you could see them every now and then inside the kitchen but that's it, but now they lurk inside bedrooms, the living room, hell even inside my bathrooms!
as I said I like them and they never bothered me but suddenly they even materialize ON MY FUCKING BED!
there's anything I can do to control them? or to scare them so they relocate?
>Until a few weeks ago
Where are you located? Never happened before?
Might be just nesting season, I had the same issue just last week, they even brought their eggs in a pile of laundry and tried besting there.

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>That trunk wave that screams: "ha, I'm just playing 'ya".
my zoo had a baby elephant born a couple years ago, and that little man was the cutest little shit I've ever seen
maybe they did
Holy kino
>They don't crush animals for no reason
this is one of the reasons why i love them, basically no other animal does this

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