Steve O'Shea said:... doesn't look too good for the squid, does it. Hmmmmm. There goes my credibility and career ....
Steve O'Shea said:Do you think the squid could hunt in packs? What was that term invented last year (old board) for a hoard/pack of squid?
A squad of squid? Got to make this REAL mean!! Howz about a 'Terror of Squid'.
Steve O'Shea said:Why am I so brain dead? I might have to resort to frightening or unnerving my debating colleague with rather unexpected body movements, facial contortions, blood-curdling screams .... and then pull out a chainsaw and deal to them.
Clem said:Could you rig the model with sensors that register echo-locating hits? Could you reel the model in fast enough after ringing the dinner bell?
Clem said:Much as I like the idea of using a Messie model to predict sonar returns of the genuine article, I'd guess that the model would have to have the same consistency to give an accurate result. A stiff plastic Messie would probably reflect a larger sonar return than the more absorbtive squid-flesh.
i would totally use it as a canoe then have it attack a small boat to test a few legends then i would clone it, keep the two in captivity and observe the mating habbits, YES IM JUST LIKE THATSteve O'Shea;15495 said:Resurrecting an old thread.
Here's the deal. Hypothetically speaking , if you had a life-sized model of Mesonychoteuthis , and someone was taking it out to sea (hypothetically speaking of course), and you could do anything you wanted with it (other than destroy it), what would you like to see it doO