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Psychic spider monkey predicts Gingrich win in New Hampshire
New York Daily News ^ | 1/09/2012 | Barry Paddock

Posted on 01/09/2012 10:27:19 PM PST by Lattero

Maybe Grandpa should stick to sports predictions.

The psychic spider monkey at the Staten Island Zoo picked Newt Gingrich as the top banana in New Hampshire’s Republican primary, even though he’s languishing in the polls.

And the soothsaying simian completely rejected front-runner Mitt Romney in Monday’s electoral challenge set up by the Daily News.

Even the zoo’s curator, Peter Laline, admitted it was unlikely Grandpa’s longshot would pay off in the Granite State.

“Perhaps Grandpa has other plans we’re not aware of. Maybe Grandpa started vetting the vice presidential candidates early,” Laline said.

The 40-year-old monkey has a good record when it comes to athletics: he picked the Super Bowl champions and six of nine U.S. Open tennis winners.

When he entered the rain-forest exhibit on Monday, he was confronted with six bananas nestled in hay, each one bearing the name of a GOP candidate.

Without hesitation, he lunged for the Gingrich banana, then grabbed the Jon Huntsman banana in his other hand.

But the former House Speaker held more sway than the ex-Utah governor over Grandpa. He gobbled up Newt first — then picked up the Rick Santorum banana.

Next went the Rick Perry banana before he finally developed an appetite for Huntsman.

Romney’s win at the Iowa caucus and his first-place finish in the latest polls didn’t mean a thing to Grandpa.

His banana was eaten by a female companion — just like the one for Ron Paul, who is running a distant second in the New Hampshire polls.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: gingrich; monkey; napl; newt; ronpaul

1 posted on 01/09/2012 10:27:22 PM PST by Lattero
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To: Lattero

“Psychic spider monkey” . . . NYDN getting into witchcraft?


2 posted on 01/09/2012 10:28:24 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Lattero
Uh Huh.

Why don't y'all just have a 'chicken drop' to pick the nominee?

3 posted on 01/09/2012 10:28:35 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

LOL. I’ve won some and lost a lot on chicken drops.


4 posted on 01/09/2012 10:29:57 PM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS-LSU bleaux it in the BCS Championship game.)
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To: Lattero

5 posted on 01/09/2012 10:32:38 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: VicVega

Yep. Kinda soured me on BINGO.


6 posted on 01/09/2012 10:33:14 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: VicVega

7 posted on 01/09/2012 10:34:50 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Lattero

You can’t beat a spider monkey when it comes to psychic predictions. Orb spiders are a close second.


8 posted on 01/09/2012 10:36:32 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
If the psychic spider monkey is wrong, can the winner make soup out of it?
9 posted on 01/09/2012 10:36:49 PM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS-LSU bleaux it in the BCS Championship game.)
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To: mylife

You’re a nut. LOL.


10 posted on 01/09/2012 10:37:30 PM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS-LSU bleaux it in the BCS Championship game.)
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To: TigersEye

Oh yeah! Orb spiders are right on!

You open the door at 5 AM and BINGO! There they are in your face! LOL


11 posted on 01/09/2012 10:38:49 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: VicVega

It’s BIG Business!


12 posted on 01/09/2012 10:39:46 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: VicVega

BTW,
You know what that white stuff on top of chicken **** is?

“More chicken ****”


13 posted on 01/09/2012 10:42:26 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Never heard of it. Truly funny.


14 posted on 01/09/2012 10:43:02 PM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS-LSU bleaux it in the BCS Championship game.)
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To: VicVega

Well, it’s 40 years old, might be too tough for pot roast...


15 posted on 01/09/2012 10:43:55 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Lattero; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Psychic monkey follow-up ping!


16 posted on 01/09/2012 10:44:25 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: mylife

That’s why I sleep in. I can’t take spiders in the face.


17 posted on 01/09/2012 10:47:05 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Lattero

Guess the question we really should ask is, “how many voters in NH will actually go vote for Newt to prove the monkey right”?


18 posted on 01/09/2012 10:48:38 PM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS-LSU bleaux it in the BCS Championship game.)
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To: TigersEye

Scares the hell out of ya don’t it!


19 posted on 01/09/2012 10:48:55 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
There's nothing in the future I want to know bad enough to deal with it.

And I can't afford a spider monkey.

20 posted on 01/09/2012 10:53:48 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

Thank God we don’t have spider monkeys.


21 posted on 01/09/2012 10:56:45 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Lattero
And the soothsaying simian completely rejected front-runner Mitt Romney...


22 posted on 01/09/2012 11:02:40 PM PST by Right Brother
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To: Lattero

he seems bout as right as some guesses ive seen on here


23 posted on 01/09/2012 11:04:25 PM PST by skaterboy (Hate=Love....Love=Hate)
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To: Lattero

Given that Mitt is a former NE lib CINO gov, I’d think more likely him, but it would be good to see Gingrich win.

Of course they were also saying Ron Paul in 2nd on a poll?


24 posted on 01/09/2012 11:05:06 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Olog-hai
“Psychic spider monkey” . . . NYDN getting into witchcraft?

NYDN is into circulation hits.

25 posted on 01/09/2012 11:12:59 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: Lattero

I’ll take the accuracy of a monkey over the corrupted open Primary voters of NH any day.


26 posted on 01/09/2012 11:40:03 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lattero
Psychic Spider Monkeys?

If the monkeys are slinging sh*t at Romney, I'm all for 'em!
27 posted on 01/09/2012 11:46:27 PM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Why don’t y’all just have a ‘chicken drop’ to pick the nominee?

“As god is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly...”


28 posted on 01/10/2012 12:01:23 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Well.....I hope Grandpa is right.

ABR!


29 posted on 01/10/2012 12:30:42 AM PST by dixiechick2000 (Proud barbarian TEA Party SOB and an evil Capitalist.)
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To: Right Brother; sheikdetailfeather

LOL!!!! bttt


30 posted on 01/10/2012 12:35:24 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: dixiechick2000

I don’t think Michael Barone is in danger of losing his job.


31 posted on 01/10/2012 1:08:31 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Olog-hai

Is this like the psychic octopus that died?


32 posted on 01/10/2012 1:12:32 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Smokin' Joe

LOL Not to mention the fact that they reek. I can’t imagine what they would taste like.


33 posted on 01/10/2012 1:39:28 AM PST by stilloftyhenight
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To: Olog-hai

Whatever; hope the the spider monkey is responding to the best vibes and is right.


34 posted on 01/10/2012 1:57:54 AM PST by cricket ('Obama kingdom' must go. Restore our White House - and Country - to legitimacy - and vote 'Newt'.)
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To: Olog-hai

Whatever; hope the the spider monkey is responding to the best vibes and is right.


35 posted on 01/10/2012 1:58:01 AM PST by cricket ('Obama kingdom' must go. Restore our White House - and Country - to legitimacy - and vote 'Newt'.)
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To: Olog-hai

Whatever; hope the the spider monkey is responding to the best vibes and is right.


36 posted on 01/10/2012 1:58:01 AM PST by cricket ('Obama kingdom' must go. Restore our White House - and Country - to legitimacy - and vote 'Newt'.)
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To: TigersEye

There always ‘tea leaves’. . .


37 posted on 01/10/2012 2:02:04 AM PST by cricket ('Obama kingdom' must go. Restore our White House - and Country - to legitimacy - and vote 'Newt'.)
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To: F15Eagle
How many would suffer apoplexy ‘on air’ if he did. Certainly, more than a few at Fox News. Imagine.

Beyond the monkey; hope NH, gets it right. I pray they get it right.

38 posted on 01/10/2012 2:07:40 AM PST by cricket ('Obama kingdom' must go. Restore our White House - and Country - to legitimacy - and vote 'Newt'.)
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America is at Bat
And the Democrats are pitching.

Support FR, support Conservative ideals.

39 posted on 01/10/2012 3:52:35 AM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Lattero

I am not believing any of this bull about a Psychic Spider Monkey until I heard from the Psychic Chicken.


40 posted on 01/10/2012 3:59:59 AM PST by dog breath
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To: Lattero
Romney’s win at the Iowa caucus and his first-place finish in the latest polls didn’t mean a thing to Grandpa.

His banana was eaten by a female companion — just like the one for Ron Paul, who is running a distant second in the New Hampshire polls.

The female likes Mitt? This part, I fear, could be eerily prescient.

I do wish someone would consult Paul the Psychic Octopus for a second opinion, though. He did pretty well with the World Cup forecast.

41 posted on 01/10/2012 4:28:17 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Charles Martel

Too late..

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2010/oct/26/paul-psychic-octopus-dies-football


42 posted on 01/10/2012 4:31:58 AM PST by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: tet68
“As god is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly...”

One of the funniest lines ever said on Television.

43 posted on 01/10/2012 5:38:54 AM PST by verga (We get what we tolerate and increase that which we reward)
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To: Lattero

Spider monkey for President....a flip flopper and nitpicker of a different sort.


44 posted on 01/10/2012 5:42:55 AM PST by dforest
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To: Lattero

Sad to see a primate get beaten by an octopus.


45 posted on 01/10/2012 2:45:54 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (Ron Paul is to the Constitution as Fred Phelps is to the Bible.)
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To: Lattero

Tagline change. No, I’m not sorry I’m putting it here.


46 posted on 01/10/2012 2:47:51 PM PST by Mr. Silverback ("Ron Paul should run for President of Iran."--Rush Limbaugh)
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