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Flocks of sperm turning to the left indicates possible memory.
August 30, 2002 6:25 PM   Subscribe

Flocks of sperm turning to the left indicates possible memory. Does this mean every sperm really is sacred?
posted by srboisvert (17 comments total)

 
I don't know, but the whole "flocking" concept only makes me think of the line that little Timmy has in Jurassic Park when the T-Rex is chasing the herd of Gallimimus (Gallimimii? Gallimimuses?): "They're...ah, they're flocking this way."
posted by mr_crash_davis at 6:38 PM on August 30, 2002


See? Sperms are leftists.
posted by owillis at 6:42 PM on August 30, 2002


I prefer "gaggle of sperm"
posted by Stan Chin at 6:42 PM on August 30, 2002


How incredibly unintresting.
posted by delmoi at 6:54 PM on August 30, 2002


So when they develop this into computer memory chips I'll be able to increase my RAM by doing WHAT?
posted by HTuttle at 7:03 PM on August 30, 2002


I just wanna know who had to put the sperm in the maze. Talk about your crappy part time jobs man.
posted by jonmc at 7:07 PM on August 30, 2002


Maybe it has to do with the equator, and they turn to the right first in Australia...
posted by stifford at 7:11 PM on August 30, 2002


"Thanks for taking me out tonight, so what do you do for a living?"

"I race sperm... through mazes."

"I think I left the stove on."
posted by Stan Chin at 7:13 PM on August 30, 2002


I raced the sperm
and the sperm won


clavdivs fvller 4
posted by y2karl at 7:33 PM on August 30, 2002


Am I the only one who suddenly feels sort of guilty?
posted by John Smallberries at 7:34 PM on August 30, 2002


In spite of how I'm Dazed
I am still just a Sperm in A Maze..


Smashing Clavdivs
posted by jonmc at 7:39 PM on August 30, 2002


But can they dance?
posted by gordian knot at 7:44 PM on August 30, 2002


Sperm are sentient, and just think how many were killed at my own hand.
posted by benjh at 7:54 PM on August 30, 2002


What? No sperm/overlord jokes?
posted by slipperywhenwet at 8:55 PM on August 30, 2002


sperm it to the left
and sperm it to the right
c'mon baby, it feels kinda tight...
posted by crunchburger at 10:14 PM on August 30, 2002


I, for one, welcome our sentient sperm overlords.

(Glad to oblige, slippery.)
posted by kindall at 12:29 AM on August 31, 2002


All single cell animals must have some form of memory to control their locomotion. Sperm must have a chemical flip-flop circuit to force their wagging tails to undulate in the other direction when they encounter an obstacle. Of course they could also store their memory in an intelligent particle such as a bion. And it would be ethically acceptable to kill sperm, as long as they don't have a soliton.
posted by obedo at 2:12 PM on September 1, 2002


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