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Old 07-21-2010, 12:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Whale jumps on boat.

An unlucky South African couple had a close encounter with a 40 ton whale when
it jumped right onto their boat.

These guys were lucky that the whale jumped inbetween the couple, causing both
to be uninjured in the end.

Whale of a tale! 40-ton mammal lands on yacht - World news - Africa - msnbc.com


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Old 07-21-2010, 12:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow, that's scary. I would of freaked out if I saw that thing coming towards my boat haha.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

It was the stick figure with the halo on the sail who saved them.
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Old 07-21-2010, 01:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

Wow, I didn't even notice that lol
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Old 07-21-2010, 01:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

Ha ha ha -they could have sailed back to the dock saying: Hey Everybody, check out our catch of the day!

Alternatively, they could say 'Sushi, anyone?'

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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

It got off the boat afterwards.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

Nice boat.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

Before or After Tails?
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

Saw this article on Yahoo earlier. I wonder who was more spooked, the sailors or the whale?
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

I think the sailors. I doubt the ship could hold up against the whale haha. The whale would crush the whole boat easily :P
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I need to keep that stuff to CT-only o.o
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

You know, that whale looks strangely phallic, even more so than the average whale.

I'd be freaking out if I saw a whale coming towards a boat I was on.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

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You know, that whale looks strangely phallic, even more so than the average whale.
Thanks a lot now that's all I can see when I look at the picture.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

Then I have accomplished my goal.

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Phallic - Having the appearance or properties of a phallus
Phallus - Male sex organ commonly known as the penis.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

Uh...we got it the first time. I think you were just looking for an excuse to write penis.

For the record, that appears to be a humpback whale, not a sperm whale.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

I wasn't looking for an excuse, just defining a somewhat uncommon word.
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

So did they throw it back?
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Re: Whale jumps on boat.

They said the whale got itself off the boat before the boat could sink.
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