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Please don't pee in the pool.
July 5, 2001 4:07 PM   Subscribe

Please don't pee in the pool. Turns out fish are sick of us humans. I feel pretty much the same way... but you won't find me having the same kind of reaction.
posted by Neale (13 comments total)

 
Ouch. handy way for fish to zoom in on tasty soft bits...but OUCH.
posted by th3ph17 at 4:12 PM on July 5, 2001


There's another species of small fish in the amazon that zero in on streams of urine in water and swim up them. The difference is instead of biting off your... er.. member, they swim up it and lodge themselves in the urethra. There's two ways to get rid of them; castration or inserting the stem of a certain plant into the urethra which dissolves the fish. The latter is also a pretty painful process.
posted by tomorama at 4:12 PM on July 5, 2001


The latter is also a pretty painful process.

And the former?
posted by iceberg273 at 4:22 PM on July 5, 2001


The latter is also a pretty painful process.

Implying that the former is as well.
posted by tomorama at 4:26 PM on July 5, 2001


Sorry. Illiterate moment.
posted by iceberg273 at 4:27 PM on July 5, 2001


I can see how the statement could be construed as having to relation to the mention of castration. The downside of bbs-style conversation is you can't hear vocal emphasis, and like myself, most people aren't into bolding and underlining peices of their thoughts by default.
posted by tomorama at 4:32 PM on July 5, 2001


*as having no relation...
posted by tomorama at 4:32 PM on July 5, 2001


This unpacking of the written post seems fishy to me.
posted by Postroad at 4:44 PM on July 5, 2001


Apparently, it's not just the fish. That's right. I'm the source of ALL your penis biting news.
posted by Neale at 6:46 PM on July 5, 2001


Two die in fish dismemberment


Its one thing to have it bitten off, its another to die from it. There are almost no details but I think they chewed off more than just the shlong.
posted by skallas at 7:35 PM on July 5, 2001


Two thoughts:

1) All your member-biting fish belong to us.
2) Lorena Bobbitt, your fish have escaped.
posted by davidmsc at 7:43 PM on July 5, 2001


I'm never going outside ever again.
posted by dong_resin at 1:06 AM on July 6, 2001


Lesson: Don't pee in the Amazon. But if you must, use protection.
posted by darukaru at 7:37 AM on July 6, 2001


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