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Re: snakes

Post by lotusflower on Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:53 pm

As an FYI, the venom rhyme is not always reliable as per this article:

http://thevenominterviews.com/2016/06/02/mythbusting-coral-snakes/

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Post by mattoleriver on Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:28 pm

doc holiday wrote:...Either shape up or ship out.  
 Clean this site up .....por favor.
Hey, isn't this how MC made his exit?
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Post by hockables on Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:44 pm

I haven't stopped by for a while.
Yer being kinda judgemental on a guy for simply stating he had a snake and his gardener killed it.
I notice most of the snide comments coming from the usual suspects... lol no big surprise.

I probably would have killed it because my wife is afraid of snakes...
Give me your address... I'd happily throw it in your yard.

thanx for the laugh

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Post by doc holiday on Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:37 am

Thanks for the reply. Well said

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Post by ltollefs on Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:17 pm

Get a room!
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Post by Trailrunner on Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:42 pm

lol!
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Post by Lady Otter Latté on Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:49 pm

doc holiday wrote:Remember,  even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.

The same could be said of toddlers who are notorious biters. I am going to play it safe and have my gardeners kill any they see on my property.
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Post by ltollefs on Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:53 pm

An ounce of prevention...
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Post by MexicoPete on Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:09 pm

Why is no one mentioning that in some cultures, the consumption of snakes is acceptable, or even considered a delicacy, prized for its alleged pharmaceutical effect of warming the heart. Snake soup of Cantonese cuisine is consumed by local people in autumn, to warm up their body. Western cultures document the consumption of snakes under extreme circumstances of hunger.[96] Cooked rattlesnake meat is an exception, which is commonly consumed in parts of the Midwestern United States. In Asian countries such as China, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Cambodia, drinking the blood of snakes—particularly the cobra—is believed to increase sexual virility. The blood is drained while the cobra is still alive when possible, and is usually mixed with some form of liquor to improve the taste.

In some Asian countries, the use of snakes in alcohol is also accepted. In such cases, the body of a snake or several snakes is left to steep in a jar or container of liquor. It is claimed that this makes the liquor stronger (as well as more expensive). One example of this is the Habu snake sometimes placed in the Okinawan liquor Awamori also known as "Habu Sake".

Check on line the places you can have cooked snake lakeside and/or in Guadalajara.
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Post by gringal on Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:48 pm

Oh thanks, Pete. You've done wonders for my appetite !!!
lol!

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Post by slainte39 on Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:23 pm

Pete has asked if can get snake meat substituted for Halibut at the Wed. fish fry.
Snake meat and alcohol?....sounds even better. Distilled venom?

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Post by ferret on Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:43 pm

Lady Otter Latté wrote:
doc holiday wrote:Remember,  even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.

The same could be said of toddlers who are notorious biters. I am going to play it safe and have my gardeners kill any they see on my property.

Did you mean kill toddlers or kill snakes?
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Post by Lady Otter Latté on Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:19 pm

ferret wrote:
Lady Otter Latté wrote:
doc holiday wrote:Remember,  even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.

The same could be said of toddlers who are notorious biters. I am going to play it safe and have my gardeners kill any they see on my property.

Did you mean kill toddlers or kill snakes?

I facetiously meant toddlers.
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Post by slainte39 on Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:45 pm

Hopefully she lives in an adults only compound........ lol!

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Post by Lady Otter Latté on Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:47 am

I don’t live in a “compound.” But, luckily I have a high wall and the only thing coming over it has been soccer balls. The kids coming to retrieve them don’t look like they bite though, so they’re safe.
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Post by ferret on Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:08 am

Ya never know. Maybe hand out mouth guards before they enter?
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Post by Lady Otter Latté on Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:49 am

ferret wrote:Ya never know. Maybe hand out mouth guards before they enter?

Excellent idea. Thanks. It does not pay to take chances.
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