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Beer 06-05-2012 11:02 PM

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.

diwu13 06-05-2012 11:09 PM

Happened to me once before as well. No idea why, just all werent' grazing and chilling, facing in the same direction lol.

izabella87 06-05-2012 11:16 PM

Hahaha.... Ummmmm Ummmmmm Ummmmm...

MiOtung 06-05-2012 11:33 PM

I want a picture! This has internet meme written all over it.

arktixan 06-05-2012 11:34 PM

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.

thechibi 06-05-2012 11:44 PM

Pie Jesu Domine, Eis Requiem *THUNK*


So keep all boards away from them! :D

CatB 06-05-2012 11:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thechibi (Post 1891042)
Pie Jesu Domine, Eis Requiem *THUNK*


So keep all boards away from them! :D

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

Beer 06-06-2012 12:14 AM

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.
Anybody want some Minolta Maxxum 7000's? I've got three good bodies with some accessories. :hihi: They are actually great cameras. Pretty advanced for pre DSLR technology. I just never use them anymore. Ebay here I come!

Michiba54 06-06-2012 12:34 AM

It could be some type of survival instinct to blend in...or your about to be their next blood sacrifice. Good luck :icon_cool

moosenart 06-06-2012 02:06 AM

Maybe this is similar to the guy who's shrimp all swam right before it rained.......

pejerrey 06-06-2012 02:22 AM

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...

:P

Michiba54 06-06-2012 02:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pejerrey (Post 1891264)
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...

:P

Donno what that means, but don't google image it if your eating a doughnut :confused1:

aznartist34 06-06-2012 09:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Michiba54 (Post 1891274)
Donno what that means, but don't google image it if your eating a doughnut :confused1:

Means food in spanish.

acitydweller 06-06-2012 10:52 AM

Could be attributed by the alignment of the planets ?

sso 06-06-2012 11:10 AM

so is it the direction of Mecca they are pointing too? :)

sounds like islamic shrimps lol


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