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Cell Phone Call Saves Girls Surrounded By Rattlesnakes
Local 6 ^ | 7-08-4 | The Associated Press

Posted on 07/08/2004 12:29:36 PM PDT by Kennesaw

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1 posted on 07/08/2004 12:29:37 PM PDT by Kennesaw
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To: Kennesaw

Gave me the willies!


2 posted on 07/08/2004 12:31:03 PM PDT by Laura Earl (I have no tagline. But I am the better half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Kennesaw

The cell phone took them there and the cell phone saved them. The irony.


3 posted on 07/08/2004 12:31:31 PM PDT by sarasota
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To: Laura Earl

I think they'd arrest someone who shot rattlers in NY.


4 posted on 07/08/2004 12:31:47 PM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: Kennesaw

Cell phones save people. Guns kill people.

Any questions?


5 posted on 07/08/2004 12:32:18 PM PDT by newgeezer (Sarcasm content: 100.00%)
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To: Kennesaw

I thought John/John were somewhere else...


6 posted on 07/08/2004 12:33:54 PM PDT by Christian4Bush (I approve this message: character and integrity matter. Bush/Cheney '04)
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To: 1Old Pro

Probably. But the only good snake is a dead snake!


7 posted on 07/08/2004 12:34:42 PM PDT by Laura Earl (I have no tagline. But I am the better half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Kennesaw

On vacation and you have to have a cell phone stuck to your ear give me a break.next time leave the kids home.


8 posted on 07/08/2004 12:35:50 PM PDT by bikerman
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To: Kennesaw

Those rattlers were lucky my kids didn't find 'em. :)


9 posted on 07/08/2004 12:36:34 PM PDT by Free Trapper (Because we ate the green mammals first!)
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To: Kennesaw

*shiver*


10 posted on 07/08/2004 12:37:48 PM PDT by rightazrain ("John, go to your room!" Tear-A-sa screeched.)
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To: Kennesaw

Stumbled upon a Daschle rally.


11 posted on 07/08/2004 12:38:02 PM PDT by Gulf War One
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To: Conspiracy Guy

ping


12 posted on 07/08/2004 12:38:45 PM PDT by Laura Earl (I have no tagline. But I am the better half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Kennesaw
I've done a lot of back-country camping. I've walked right past a rattle snake before. It didn't even rattle it's tail. It did it's best impersonation of a stick and let me walk on by. Not 10 minutes before, I was going to sit down and doctor my feet (preventing blisters). Right before I sat down on a log I happened to look down and see a small rattler right between my boots. It also did it's best impersonation of a stick.

Rattle snakes are generally docile unless you step on or surprise one. The previous summer I ran across another one and it was very upset with me. It did rattle and tried to strike. I ended up having to shoot it.
13 posted on 07/08/2004 12:39:04 PM PDT by appalachian_dweller (The RIGHT of THE PEOPLE to keep and bear arms SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED.)
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To: Gulf War One
Stumbled upon a Daschle rally.

I didn't catch where they said these were midget rattle snakes;-D

14 posted on 07/08/2004 12:40:45 PM PDT by MortMan (Complacency is an enemy sniper)
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To: Laura Earl

Stop that. Snakes are good. Rats are bad.


15 posted on 07/08/2004 12:43:17 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I have no tagline. But I am the worse half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: 1Old Pro
I think they'd arrest someone who shot rattlers in NY.

If not, it would be open season on the majority of your state's Congressional delegation.

16 posted on 07/08/2004 12:43:20 PM PDT by Freebird Forever
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To: Freebird Forever

Rattle-snake jihad.


17 posted on 07/08/2004 12:45:59 PM PDT by BadAndy (Specializing in unnecessarily harsh comments.)
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To: Kennesaw

Night of July 4 I fell out of bed trying to escape while dreaming that I woke up with someone taking a basket of snakes and dumping them on the foot of my bed while I was sleeping. I didn't wait but tried to get out of bed ASAP. Scared the bejesus out of me thinking about the crawly creatures. (For those freepers thinking, I hadn't imbibed one iota either.)


18 posted on 07/08/2004 12:46:48 PM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: Kennesaw

Being a Kansas boy, it's hard to believe there are areas of the country that are unsafe because they're infested rattlesnakes! A few years ago a physician friend of mind talked me out of hiking the "wilderness" around Yreka, CA. Looked good to me on the map. No towns or roads for miles, etc. But he said he and his buddies growing up around there avoided those hills like the plague because the land is literally crawling with rattlers this time of year, BRRRRRRRR! I can deal with an occasional snake. But the idea of walking out into a field and finding it's got one snake in every square yard, does give 'ya the shivers.


19 posted on 07/08/2004 12:49:40 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

friend of MINE, lol


20 posted on 07/08/2004 12:50:36 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: appalachian_dweller

I would have emptied a full clip on it, then I would have reloaded! I'm not a snake lover.


21 posted on 07/08/2004 12:54:37 PM PDT by Delbert
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To: Kennesaw

Surrounded by vipers. Kinda like being the lone Republican at the democrat convention.


22 posted on 07/08/2004 12:55:17 PM PDT by beelzepug (V: May the force be with you . R: And also with you.)
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To: BadAndy

Rattle-snake jihad <---Hey that's a good name for a band, Mind if I use it?


23 posted on 07/08/2004 12:55:52 PM PDT by Delbert
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To: Kennesaw

I have always liked, been interested in and kept snakes, but I have never seen a rattler in the wild. I think it would be cool.


24 posted on 07/08/2004 12:56:27 PM PDT by Maceman (Too nuanced for a bumper sticker)
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To: newgeezer

Cell phones save people. Guns kill people.

Any questions?

I thought it was: stem cells save people (except aborted babies). Cell phones cause brain cancer (or headaches if you have a lousy carrier). Gun control saves criminals (and liberals then put idiotic judges in place to set the thugs free).

Any more questions???


25 posted on 07/08/2004 12:57:03 PM PDT by datakcy (I Pledge Allegiance - is that TOO MUCH to ask? If so, then go back to your tents & mud huts NOW!!!)
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To: Kennesaw

UGH! I've got a brother that does strange things sometimes, like picking up pigmy rattlesnakes. He's been bitten twice, so we hope he learned his lesson.


26 posted on 07/08/2004 12:58:28 PM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: Kennesaw

When did they decide to move the DNC Convention? I didn't get the memo!


27 posted on 07/08/2004 12:59:59 PM PDT by Lowell (The voice from beyond the edge!)
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To: Kennesaw

What that funny Indiana Jones movie line: "Snakes! Snakes!! Why'd it have to be snakes?"


28 posted on 07/08/2004 1:01:01 PM PDT by 7.62 x 51mm ( Veni Vidi Vino )
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To: Conspiracy Guy

"Stop that. Snakes are good. Rats are bad."

Snakes eat RATS. Didn't the devil show up as a snake? Don't snakes tend to eat their victims head-first?

With all the RATS going to Boston - sounds like a Boston Market for snakes!

(the RATS are so full of snake venom they don't even know they are dead & half-devoured already - thank God for the antidote Jesus Christ (the Brazen Serpent) who sets the captive free!!!)


29 posted on 07/08/2004 1:04:14 PM PDT by datakcy (I Pledge Allegiance - is that TOO MUCH to ask? If so, then go back to your tents & mud huts NOW!!!)
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To: Kennesaw

When a girl's surrounded by rattle snakes, a cell phone is the next best thing to having John Wayne around...

(If you don't get this, you haven't seen enough John Wayne movies.)


30 posted on 07/08/2004 1:04:51 PM PDT by Spok
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To: Conspiracy Guy

(arms folded across chest) Well I don't like either one!


31 posted on 07/08/2004 1:08:48 PM PDT by Laura Earl (I have no tagline. But I am the better half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: datakcy

Rattle Snakes and the Serpent are not the same. But Boston would be a good place to release some rat eating snakes.


32 posted on 07/08/2004 1:10:02 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I have no tagline. But I am the worse half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Laura Earl

I won't make you like them but the snakes do have a noble purpose.


33 posted on 07/08/2004 1:11:14 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I have no tagline. But I am the worse half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: newgeezer
Cell phones save people. Guns kill people.

Don't tell that to this girl

34 posted on 07/08/2004 1:11:21 PM PDT by Melpomene
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To: 1Old Pro
I think they'd arrest someone who shot rattlesnakes in NY.

It's illegal to shoot lawyers in every state.

35 posted on 07/08/2004 1:12:08 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown" -- harpseal)
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To: Conspiracy Guy; Laura Earl
I won't make you like them but the snakes do have a noble purpose.

Namely, to give Laura Earl the willies.

36 posted on 07/08/2004 1:13:06 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown" -- harpseal)
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To: Kennesaw

Yikes!


37 posted on 07/08/2004 1:13:10 PM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Yeah, to scare the @#$% out of me. :(


38 posted on 07/08/2004 1:13:28 PM PDT by Laura Earl (I have no tagline. But I am the better half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Lazamataz; Conspiracy Guy

Thanks Laz...CG, he gets it!


39 posted on 07/08/2004 1:14:00 PM PDT by Laura Earl (I have no tagline. But I am the better half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Melpomene
7-year-old Virginia girl guns down a big snake

Ironically, the snake was trying to make a call on its cell phone.

40 posted on 07/08/2004 1:14:07 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown" -- harpseal)
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To: Kennesaw

Snakes. Why'd it have to be snakes? (Indiana Jones)


41 posted on 07/08/2004 1:14:15 PM PDT by ServesURight
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To: Laura Earl
Thanks Laz...CG, he gets it!

Not often enough.

Believe that.

42 posted on 07/08/2004 1:14:55 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown" -- harpseal)
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To: LibWhacker
"wilderness" around Yreka, CA."

My brother had a new neighbor move in from CA. He wanted to go with my brother to his place NW of Strawn, TX. While out there, guy was showing his kids Texas' non-venomous snakes. Picked up a Copperhead and it bit him on the hand. It took two days to find a hospital that carried anti-venom to treat his snake bite. Went from Breckenridge to Abilene and then to Arlington to find some.

He didn't know that we had Copperheads here nor what one was.

43 posted on 07/08/2004 1:15:21 PM PDT by Deguello
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To: Lazamataz

She doesn't have to worry about them when I'm around. I sense them before I see them. And I see them when I'm still out of their range.


44 posted on 07/08/2004 1:15:28 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I have no tagline. But I am the worse half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Laura Earl
In Mississippi, they call tham thar critters "Mr. No Shoulders".........which of course only strengthens the John F*ing Kerry comparison with snakes. LOL
45 posted on 07/08/2004 1:16:00 PM PDT by RooRoobird14 ("I thank God every day for President George W. Bush")
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To: Kennesaw

I hate snakes.


46 posted on 07/08/2004 1:16:11 PM PDT by RIGHT IN LAS VEGAS
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To: appalachian_dweller
Rattle snakes are generally docile unless you step on or surprise one.

Same with cottonmouths.

47 posted on 07/08/2004 1:17:28 PM PDT by Vigilantcitizen
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To: Lazamataz; Laura Earl
Laur Earl is really afraid of these!!!


48 posted on 07/08/2004 1:18:04 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I have no tagline. But I am the worse half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Laura Earl; Lazamataz

I just posted what you are really afraid of.


49 posted on 07/08/2004 1:19:00 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I have no tagline. But I am the worse half of a $2/day monthly donor FReeper family.)
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To: Vigilantcitizen

I stepped barefoot on a Mr. No Shoulders (cottonmouth) back in 1979, same night Elvis died (in a creek outside of Tupelo, Ms.). Lucky for me Mr. No Shoulders had a bird in his mouth. True story........ and I am one lucky muchacha.


50 posted on 07/08/2004 1:19:58 PM PDT by RooRoobird14 ("I thank God every day for President George W. Bush")
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