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disgusting.

Jean

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:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: I've seen this before :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: I think it's masquerading as an educational programme too, at least that's the impression I get from the diagram of the octopus and the white coats:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:

REAL Japanese researchers are not like this at all eg :drk:

j
 
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I wish the octo had done serious damage to everybody involved with this disgusting display. Poor thing just wanted to get back in the water, no doubt. They probably ate him afterwards! They should all lose their jobs, at the very least. Don't they have any laws regarding cruelty to animals over there?:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:
 

cthulhu77

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I don't know if they have animal cruelty laws or not...they certainly mistreat quite a lot of their food animals.
 

spooky

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Jean;93971 said:
:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: I've seen this before :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: I think it's masquerading as an educational programme too, at least that's the impression I get from the diagram of the octopus and the white coats:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:

REAL Japanese researchers are not like this at all eg :drk:

j
any chance you'd like to describe what was in the video for those of us who don't have the stomach to watch?
 

aximbigfan

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spooky;94005 said:
any chance you'd like to describe what was in the video for those of us who don't have the stomach to watch?
a bunch of stupid japanees "game show hosts" decided it would be a good idea to put (what looks like) a gpo in a small tank, then take it out of the water and wrestle with it. they also picked it up with their mouths by biting it.

the whole time i was hopign that the octo would crawl out and start eatign them. leavign them screaming in agony in pools of their own blood.....

chris
 
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aximbigfan;94008 said:
a bunch of stupid japanees "game show hosts" decided it would be a good idea to put (what looks like) a gpo in a small tank, then take it out of the water and wrestle with it. they also picked it up with their mouths by biting it.

the whole time i was hopign that the octo would crawl out and start eatign them. leavign them screaming in agony in pools of their own blood.....

chris
Me too!:mad:
 
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Cruel..but to say that this is disgusting would be a exaggeration, when compared to other things that poeple do. All that I see was the octo not really bothered to move from its place when the man was in the tank trying to pry if off the bottom. Same thing happens when the octo was on top of the guy.

This is pitiful, but not terrifyingly disgusting.
 

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