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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-05-2012, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
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Are shrimp religious?

I just glanced over at my shrimp bowl and most of the shrimp are grouped together facing almost directly South East. All but one of the rest that I could see were facing the same direction. Not like they were facing the same general direction, they were either directly lined up or or next to each other perfectly parallel.

I don't know if they were praying or what.
Maybe it had something to do with Venus passing between the earth and the Sun.

Maybe they are Pagan.
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post #2 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-05-2012, 11:09 PM
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Happened to me once before as well. No idea why, just all werent' grazing and chilling, facing in the same direction lol.

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Hahaha.... Ummmmm Ummmmmm Ummmmm...
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post #4 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-05-2012, 11:33 PM
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I want a picture! This has internet meme written all over it.
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post #5 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-05-2012, 11:34 PM
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HA HA! that's priceless... I've never seen mine do that yet...

Should have taken a picture/video of it. Would be neat to see.
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Pie Jesu Domine, Eis Requiem *THUNK*


So keep all boards away from them!
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Pie Jesu Domine, Eis Requiem *THUNK*


So keep all boards away from them!
made my day.
KUDOS.

anyways.
THAT'S AWESOME. definitely pictures if they do it again.
secret shrimp cults/shrimp religions...i'd join one :'D
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post #8 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-06-2012, 12:14 AM Thread Starter
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The best you would have got was an iPhone pic. The surface of the bowl isn't the smoothest finish, so the phone tries to focus on that. maybe I could have done something with my macro lens. I also would have had to turn the lights on, which probably would have taken them out of their trance.
I'll try if it happens again.

Maybe it's time I sell my 35mm SLRs and get a DSLR. They are just sitting collecting dust.
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It could be some type of survival instinct to blend in...or your about to be their next blood sacrifice. Good luck
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Maybe this is similar to the guy who's shrimp all swam right before it rained.......

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Oh, that's nothing! Once I forgot to feed them and they formed into the word "food" in the substrate, I heard a guy in Spain had them form into "comida" word in 2003...

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Oh, that's nothing! Once I forgot to feed them and they formed into the word "food" in the substrate, I heard a guy in Spain had them form into "comida" word in 2003...

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Donno what that means, but don't google image it if your eating a doughnut
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Donno what that means, but don't google image it if your eating a doughnut
Means food in spanish.
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Could be attributed by the alignment of the planets ?

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post #15 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-06-2012, 11:10 AM
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so is it the direction of Mecca they are pointing too?

sounds like islamic shrimps lol
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