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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Quote Originally Posted by soccerboy22 View Post
    No just send all the fattys there and skinny people stop going. The sand will get crushed and the water will begin to smell worse than it already does. Then when the beaches miss the skinny people that don't make the beaches suck it will clean up their act and skinny people will return.
    that is just gross, but I was beginning to think on my last trip to the U.S., during which we did go to the beach, that there may not be any skinny people LEFT in the U.S.
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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    I actually agree with this. It's one thing to catch a shark for its meat and sell it at market. It's another to catch as many sharks as possible, cut the fins off, and then throw the carcass back into the water. A shark is just an animal, but still we shouldn't be so callous towards random sharks and we should be mindful of the effects our fishing practices have on the population.
    That's kinda what the shark does sometimes. But instead of cutting fins off, it takes a calf, or a foot, or a thigh. I can see how a reasonable person might object to the people who take a shark just for the fin, or a rhino just for the horn, or an elephant, just for the tusk. That don't set right with me either.

    So, to be clear, I ain't that kind of a shark killer. I try to avoid shark altogether. But when one gets on my hook, one goes in the freezer. When two get on my hook, the second one is gutted and returned back to the ocean's food chain. I really detest that animal. Just as the shark is hardwired to attack the occassional human, I am hardwired to cut the occassional shark up and return it to the briny deep as fish fodder.

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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    That's kinda what the shark does sometimes. But instead of cutting fins off, it takes a calf, or a foot, or a thigh. I can see how a reasonable person might object to the people who take a shark just for the fin, or a rhino just for the horn, or an elephant, just for the tusk. That don't set right with me either.

    So, to be clear, I ain't that kind of a shark killer. I try to avoid shark altogether. But when one gets on my hook, one goes in the freezer. When two get on my hook, the second one is gutted and returned back to the ocean's food chain. I really detest that animal. Just as the shark is hardwired to attack the occassional human, I am hardwired to cut the occassional shark up and return it to the briny deep as fish fodder.

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    i don;t see the balance, you've killed a lot more sharks than sharks have killed you.
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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    i don;t see the balance, you've killed a lot more sharks than sharks have killed you.
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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    i don;t see the balance, you've killed a lot more sharks than sharks have killed you.
    This is true. I have also killed more whitetail deer than have killed me. I can also add to that list, hogs, cattle and chickens, snakes, wasps, spiders and scorpions. In fact, I can say without reservation that I have killed a lot more things than have killed me. That's what makes me the WINNER!

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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    That's kinda what the shark does sometimes. But instead of cutting fins off, it takes a calf, or a foot, or a thigh. I can see how a reasonable person might object to the people who take a shark just for the fin, or a rhino just for the horn, or an elephant, just for the tusk. That don't set right with me either.

    So, to be clear, I ain't that kind of a shark killer. I try to avoid shark altogether. But when one gets on my hook, one goes in the freezer. When two get on my hook, the second one is gutted and returned back to the ocean's food chain. I really detest that animal. Just as the shark is hardwired to attack the occassional human, I am hardwired to cut the occassional shark up and return it to the briny deep as fish fodder.

    Ahhh.... balance is awesome. You're ALL awesome.
    You are supposed to have a brain and intelligence that enables you to not act like a mindless shark that reacts to hard-wiring alone... big difference.
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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    in light of a man being killed by a shark and the subsequent hunt for the shark, do you think that, if they manage to find this one shark out of many, this shark should be killed, and do you think sharks should be killed if they attack?
    Silly humans and their sense of entitlement to revenge.

    Reminds of something I once read about Ming Dynasty China. There was once a case where an elephant was brought before the court because he hit his owner with his trunk. The imperial court sentenced the elephant to have one shackle placed on each foot, and adjacent chains attached to 4 different elephants that would walk in different directions to pull the elephant to the ground. Once down, he would be beaten with bamboo for disrespecting his owner.

    I mean honestly... not much has changed in the past 500 years.

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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    I say yes. If it takes one of us, we take it. I don't care if it's some ignorant animal.
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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

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    Re: Should killer sharks be killed.

    Should sharks kill people who kill sharks?

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