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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:00:00 AM
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My Buggy Valentine

The San Francisco Zoo has come up with a special way for the brokenhearted to mark Valentine's Day: by adopting a giant hairy scorpion or a Madagascar hissing cockroach and naming it after a former sweetheart. Jilted lovers who take advantage of this opportunity can even send a notification to their exes, informing them of their cuddly new namesakes. Although the scorpions and cockroaches will be named in vengeance, it is ultimately all for a good cause—the money donated for naming rights will be used in conservation and research efforts. More...
NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:57:48 AM

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I can see this taking off in a big way. What about weasel sponsorship? The possibilities are endless. Whistle

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Omar Mariani
Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015 8:54:19 AM

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Not in very good taste. Whoever would like their name to be given to one of those poor creatures, especially if somebody is getting their own back on you for something?
Milica Boghunovich
Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:47:32 AM
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Good way to vent one's vengeance! .. doesn't hurt anyone...
striker
Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015 1:23:51 PM
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s.f. the land of oz
d_marx
Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015 3:16:54 PM

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I don't see the harm in it, though if named after someone mean, I think it'd be offensive to the critter in question.

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Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:17:22 AM

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I have more then a few I'd enjoy giving these "bugs" to.
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