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Old 07-02-2008, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Tampa
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I know it sounds gross, at least if they did it naturally (blech), but how difficult would it be to make a ape-human hybrid?

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we seem to be awfully close, and at some point in the past we did have a common ancestor.
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Old 07-02-2008, 05:28 PM
 
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There are some people in my neighborhood that might qualify...
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Old 07-02-2008, 05:40 PM
 
Location: New Albany, Indiana (Greater Louisville)
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Sounds like my brother in-law
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Old 07-04-2008, 06:33 PM
 
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we seem to be awfully close, and at some point in the past we did have a common ancestor.
Was it Robin Williams? He's kinda furry....
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Old 07-04-2008, 07:11 PM
 
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Read Michael Crighton's novel, Next. Very same subject ~
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Old 07-04-2008, 07:14 PM
 
Location: NE Florida
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I've met some of them. And heard that some are posting on CD in the politics forum.
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Old 07-09-2008, 10:42 AM
 
Location: Washington, D.C.
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Definitely not very appealing. The first thing that popped into my head when I read the title of the post was the Floppy Armed Muttonhead website. He is this really hairy tall guy with extremely long arms and he can only say unintelligent one liners...seems to share a lot of qualities with an ape! It is pretty funny though!
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Old 07-11-2008, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Maine
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... but how difficult would it be to make a ape-human hybrid?
By why do it in the first place? What possible good could come of that? I'm reminded of Jeff Goldblum's line in Jurassic Park: "Your scientists were so busy figuring out if they could, they never stopped to figure out if they should."

If we really get to the point where we can start gene-splicing, then we really out to combine a ***, camel, and kangaroo, because I REALLY want a Tauntaun.

Oo! Or bettery yet: a bantha! Combine an oomingmak with a buffalo and an elephant, and you just might get something close to a bantha.
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Old 07-11-2008, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Tampa
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By why do it in the first place? What possible good could come of that? I'm reminded of Jeff Goldblum's line in Jurassic Park: "Your scientists were so busy figuring out if they could, they never stopped to figure out if they should."

If we really get to the point where we can start gene-splicing, then we really out to combine a ***, camel, and kangaroo, because I REALLY want a Tauntaun.

Oo! Or bettery yet: a bantha! Combine an oomingmak with a buffalo and an elephant, and you just might get something close to a bantha.
because we (maybe) can
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Old 07-12-2008, 05:35 PM
 
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because we (maybe) can
That's rarely a good reason to do anything.
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