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Massive great white shark reportedly hooked off coast of Mexico
Fox News ^ | April 18, 2012

Posted on 04/18/2012 12:43:35 PM PDT by presidio9

A great white shark nearly 20 feet long and weighing 2,000 pounds was reportedly hooked by commercial fishermen in the Sea of Cortez in northwestern Mexico.

The massive catch, according to local reports by Milenio News, would be one of the longest great white sharks ever recorded if verified at a length 19.8 feet, or 6 meters.

The shark, which was dead when it was brought to the surface, was netted by fishermen named Guadalupe and Baltazar, according to reports.

"We were amazed and immediately realized that we had a huge, dead, great white shark, and then we thought 'what are we going to do?'" Guadalupe told Pisces Sportfishing in Cabo San Lucas.

The fishermen towed the shark's carcass 2 miles

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TOPICS: Extended News; Miscellaneous; US: California
KEYWORDS: gonnaneedabiggerboat; likeadollseyes; sharks

1 posted on 04/18/2012 12:43:40 PM PDT by presidio9
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To: presidio9

Bush Fault

Oh, and the evil slave traders who changed the feeding patterns of sharks forever by throwing slaves overboard.


2 posted on 04/18/2012 12:46:42 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: presidio9

We’re gunna need a bigger boat.


3 posted on 04/18/2012 12:47:19 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Mr. K
IBRWGNABBP

(in before requisite "We're gonna neeed a bigger boat" post

4 posted on 04/18/2012 12:47:28 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: Puppage

Damn you sir.


5 posted on 04/18/2012 12:48:11 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: presidio9

They’re getting big again. And they’ll get even bigger.

There’s a ban on hunting sharks, and a ban on hunting their prey. It hasn’t been this good for the Great White Shark for hundreds of years. Expect monsters in the next few decades.


6 posted on 04/18/2012 12:48:55 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: presidio9; windcliff
Was it attacking a defenseless hoodie wearing youthful black shark?
7 posted on 04/18/2012 12:49:34 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: presidio9

LMFAO!


8 posted on 04/18/2012 12:49:44 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: presidio9; Puppage
IBRWGNABBP

Puppage beat ya!

9 posted on 04/18/2012 12:50:24 PM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: Born to Conserve

Classic example in the NYC area, where first the friendly critters came back (bunnies, turkeys, bambis and such). The were inevitably followed by their predators. Last summer we had multiple instances of people getting attacked by coyotes, including a toddler in heavily populated Rye. Black bears are eating people’s garbage. Now there’s seals, turtles and dolphins in NY harbor, and I have even seen a few in Long Island sound. What happens on land will also happen in the water. To quote Jeff Goldblum (a first for me), nature will, uh, find a way.


10 posted on 04/18/2012 12:54:13 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: presidio9

11 posted on 04/18/2012 12:54:47 PM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: presidio9
That creature is one of God's most wonderous examples of beauty and deadly efficiency.

I thank him for giving man the ability to kill it.

Duh. Winning.

12 posted on 04/18/2012 12:55:11 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Theoria; Puppage

Looks fake to me.

How much do we really know about "Guadalupe and Baltazar?"

13 posted on 04/18/2012 1:00:01 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: 6ppc; presidio9; Puppage

Yeah, but presidio9 beat the increasingly more obscure, but bound to appear, “Farewell and adieu to you . . .” and “Anyway, we delivered the bomb” posts.


14 posted on 04/18/2012 1:00:27 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Scoutmaster
“Anyway, we delivered the bomb”

Not only is that my favorite line in the movie, but I use it all the time. In place of where you might say "Other than that Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?" Must be said with a Quint accent ("bum" instead of "bomb").

15 posted on 04/18/2012 1:05:28 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: presidio9

Just wait until you have a 1000 # moose walk in front of your car on the highway some early morning. That happened today in Nashua , NH.


16 posted on 04/18/2012 1:06:00 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: presidio9

LOL! Gotta wonder what puppage does all day, don’cha? He’s really quick!


17 posted on 04/18/2012 1:07:26 PM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: dead

With you 1000% on that, dead.

My brother and I were watching the famous footage of the tiger leaping up to get some poor Indian slob riding on an elephant, and we mused...”Man. What if tigers had wings and could fly!”

There was a short pause, and we both looked at each other at the same time and went “Naaahhh. They would be extinct in short order.”

Of course, that is assuming the liberals didn’t pass come kind of legislation to protect them.


18 posted on 04/18/2012 1:11:43 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: woodbutcher1963

Wait: Isn’t wildlife a major selling point to NH? Why else would anybody want to live there full time?


19 posted on 04/18/2012 1:12:02 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: presidio9

Hahahaha...isn’t it funny how the lexicon of movies makes its way into our lives?

I use the ones “Asps. Very dangerous. You go first.” or “Snakes. Why does it always have to be Snakes?”


20 posted on 04/18/2012 1:14:04 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: dead; rlmorel

21 posted on 04/18/2012 1:17:17 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: presidio9
"Dios mío!!!" Ohhh Dios mío!!!"


22 posted on 04/18/2012 1:23:41 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: rlmorel

“Hahahaha...isn’t it funny how the lexicon of movies makes its way into our lives?””

Actually it is. Until I read that I didn’t realize that I use “I was misled” (Casablanca) VERY often.


23 posted on 04/18/2012 1:41:04 PM PDT by TalBlack ( Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: TalBlack

Yes, and of course, the ever popular:

“Your earnings, Sir!” and “Round up the ususal suspects!”


24 posted on 04/18/2012 1:50:23 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: rollo tomasi

THAT’S HILAROUS!


25 posted on 04/18/2012 1:51:58 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: TalBlack
Until I read that I didn’t realize that I use “I was misled” (Casablanca) VERY often.

Indeed. Of all the memorable lines in that movie that's my favorite.

26 posted on 04/18/2012 1:52:19 PM PDT by ken in texas
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To: Stillwaters
A VERY large shark off the coast of Cabo...


27 posted on 04/18/2012 2:01:16 PM PDT by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Theoria

If Obama had a son, that’s what he would look like.


28 posted on 04/18/2012 2:01:47 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: rollo tomasi

Just another Fish Story


29 posted on 04/18/2012 2:03:17 PM PDT by shadeaud ( “Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8”. Just doing my duty a Christian)
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To: rollo tomasi

Just another one of those exaggerated fish tale


30 posted on 04/18/2012 2:06:10 PM PDT by shadeaud ( “Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8”. Just doing my duty a Christian)
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To: presidio9
They didn't need a bigger boat.
31 posted on 04/18/2012 2:08:12 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: rlmorel
'Shark Attack 3: Megalodon' funniest film since 'Avatar'.


32 posted on 04/18/2012 2:19:04 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: Born to Conserve
Let's just hope they don't get too big.
33 posted on 04/18/2012 2:29:31 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: presidio9

17lb test line I wonder??


34 posted on 04/18/2012 2:58:31 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: presidio9

I want one of these...

http://www.snotr.com/video/5383/Seabreacher_X_-__quot_Shark_Boat_quot_


35 posted on 04/18/2012 3:12:39 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: presidio9

Apparently, they grow really big on Cuban refugees.

To the extent they vote conservative, the Cuban’s rafts are lucky they aren’t getting machine gunned under Obama.


36 posted on 04/18/2012 3:26:24 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: lonevoice

Actually, it looks like it’s on the coast of Cabo.......

;)


37 posted on 04/18/2012 4:16:41 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Money cannot buy happiness, but it's more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than on a bicycle.)
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To: woodbutcher1963

Was it really 1000# and not 999# or 1001#?

;)


38 posted on 04/18/2012 4:18:01 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Money cannot buy happiness, but it's more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than on a bicycle.)
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To: presidio9
"we're going to need a bigger boat"
39 posted on 04/18/2012 7:20:15 PM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ( I am Breitbart)
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To: Donald Rumsfeld Fan

click on post #39


40 posted on 04/18/2012 7:23:23 PM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ( I am Breitbart)
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To: rollo tomasi

I laugh out loud every time I see that....


41 posted on 04/18/2012 7:28:20 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: presidio9

Nashua, NH is 50 miles from Boston. The moose tend to live up near the Canadian border.

We live up here because we moved out of states like NY where we were over taxed and surrounded by liberals.


42 posted on 04/19/2012 12:35:26 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: woodbutcher1963
We live up here because we moved out of states like NY where we were over taxed and surrounded by liberals.

I can't help asking if you moved out of a state like NY, or did you actually move out of NY? There's a big difference there. For example, given the option of paying an extra $3k in taxes on every $100k I make in return for living with a half hour of NYC, with everything NYC has to offer (and where I can make significantly more money), picking NY seems like a no-brainer to me. Plus, our winters are MUCH more tolerable. OTOH, you couldn't PAY me to live in Boston, which is unquestionably the most overrated mid-sized city in this country. And, incidently, I moved out to Westchester ten years ago. I'm mostly surrounded by Republicans.

43 posted on 04/19/2012 1:48:45 PM PDT by presidio9 (catholicscomehome.org)
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To: Donald Rumsfeld Fan
"we're going to need a bigger plane."


44 posted on 04/19/2012 2:02:26 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: presidio9

I moved from western NY back in 1985 straight out of college. I have been in southern NH ever since. This is actually a very nice area. Low crime, low taxes, low unemployment, good schools, close to ocean, mtns, Boston, major airports,etc. Nashua was rated twice by Money magazine as the best place to live in the country. There are a lot of high tech jobs in this area. We also have very few minorities(less than 9%). It is difficult to stay on welfare in NH. If you live here, you need to get a job. If you want to be a slacker you move to Mass or RI.

Until recently NH was a conservative state. Over the last 10 years it has become more liberal as retirees have moved here and brought their fiscally irresponsible attitude with them.

The quality of life is actually pretty good here in comparison to a lot of places in our country. I live 8 miles from my office in a house that is on 2.5 acres where I very rarely lock my doors. My keys are in my truck out in the parking lot right now. You can buy a 2000 sq ft house around here for $200-$325 depending on where you want to live. Also, we have NO sales tax or income tax. The property taxes on my house are $7300/year.

The only thing wrong with NH is that the winters are about one month too long. The closer you are to the ocean , the milder the winter. However, based on last winter , I should not complain.

The only other area I would consider moving to is eastern CT, near the RI border. I is also a nice area. Not too close to the cities but not too far away. I am talking around New London near Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos. It is a world away from western CT. It is not that crowded yet you can be on the water in 15-30 minutes.


45 posted on 04/20/2012 6:37:22 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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