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FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by rsobczak » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:04 pm

In your opinion, what's Florida's
most fearsome creature?

a. 15 ft gators
b. 25 ft python
c. feral wild hog
d. black bear
e. biting ants
f. scorpions
e. saber-toothed armadillo
g. rattlesnake
h. water moccasin
i. ______________ fill in the blank

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by yobee » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:11 pm

I choose answer "I"... It's presence is felt among many of us here on southern airboat in all it's moderating glory... the elusive whitebear
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by HuntingBigun » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:13 pm

That is funny stuff I 2nd Bear gets my vote :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by yobee » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:16 pm

HuntingBigun wrote:That is funny stuff I 2nd Bear gets my vote :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Saw that in your pics bigun and thought it was too funny! Poor whitebear, Im sorry, LOL!
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by Walker77 » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:35 pm

That thing is SCARY lookin...
I say skeeters should be on that list as well, they can make for a miserable night in the woods...

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Post by Butch » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:42 pm

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Post by hostile » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:47 pm

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by SwampMatt » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:04 pm

That's a good one Yobee!

On the serious side, I'd say my most feared is a tie...
Between the transplants - not talking about animals or plant species - They are dangerous too - but talking about transplants from the north, or even from the south- from the city to the country. They come to the boonies with expectations that it'll be bumblebees and butterflies and their own little world, free of the sounds of the city, free of the stress and worry they think they left behind... and we all know, it's just not so. IT IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT, and they make misery of it because that's just how they roll. And when they start placing blame for their misery everywhere but where it's most deserved (they need to look in the mirror!), they raise a stink and try to change everything and share the misery!

The other creature I'm afraid of is the greedy LOCAL LEVEL politicians, who are either greedy or spineless. With a system based not of production, but instead on growth, they lose money if things stay the same. In order to make money (for the county) they need growth. So they approve the destruction of groves and pastures to be bulldozed and transformed into neighborhoods that offer a higher tax base.

That's what's most fearsome to me!
How's that for a dang social commentary?

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by rsobczak » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:41 pm

Seriously, I was more scared shooting the video footage of that armadillo than I was standing knee deep in the water looking down that culvert. Good point about the mosquitoes. Come night fall its them that will get you more than anything else. Didn't think to add any legendary creatures of local lore.

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Post by SHABA » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:00 pm

rsobczak wrote:Seriously, I was more scared shooting the video footage of that armadillo than I was standing knee deep in the water looking down that culvert. Good point about the mosquitoes. Come night fall its them that will get you more than anything else. Didn't think to add any legendary creatures of local lore.

What is so scary about armadillo's....In Texas we have a lot of them they do not bother anything.... I vote for the Large Python unless you have someone with you. They surprise their prey and if they grab you it is all over!!!
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by plumcrazy » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:43 pm

funny thing about armordiggers is they cant swim. but they can run on the bottom, shot a gator with a bow once in a small pond and he went to the bottom about that time i heard a dillo in the palmettos :idea: i caught him and threw him in to raise the gator watched the bubbles from the dillo and would catch him and back he would go about the 5th time i did it that dillo had had his fill, he came out on his back legs a jumpin and tore my ass a new one :? my wife wittnessed the whole ordeal and i have to tell ya she was on the dillos side :oops:

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by BUBBA LAW » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:19 am

LAWYERS (JUDGES, STATE ATTORNEYS, CRIMINAL AND CIVIL ATTORNEYS)...THEY KEEP KILLERS AND PEDIFILES ALIVE FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES IN JAIL, OR SOMETIMES PAROLE, AND TURN THE "LESS" DANGEROUS LOOSE TO THE STREETS CAUSE THERE IS NO ROOM IN JAIL AND PRISON. THESE LESS DANGEROUS GET MORE DANGEROUS EVERY TIME THEY ARE TURNED LOOSE AND HARDER TO CATCH BECAUSE THEY GET SMARTER. THE COST OF KEEPING THE WORST ALIVE IS EXTREME ENOUGH, THEN YOU ADD THE COST RECOVERY THAT DAILY VICTIMS ABSORB FROM THE "LESS" DANGEROUS OUTLAWS' BEHAVIOR AND IT CREATES A BLACK HOLE OF TAX, AND VICTIM'S, MONEY. NOT TO MENTION THE PUBLIC DEFENDER'S STATE SALARY. I BLAME A HUGE PART OF THE CRAPPY ECONOMY ON LAWYERS. OUR SAFETY IS PUT ASIDE FOR THE REPEAT CHANCES GIVEN TO AN INTENTIONAL OUTLAW. YOU WOULD BE AMAZED HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE PHYSICALLY, EMOTIONALLY, AND/OR FINANCIALLY HURT BY REPEAT OFFENDERS... THEY HAVE LAW ENFORCEMENT SO BEAT DOWN OR CONFUSED THAT IT CAUSES LACK OF CONFIDENCE OR LEVEL OF CARE THAT YOU WOULD EXPECT. THE EVER BUILDING "CASE LAW" IS OVERRIDING RIGHT FROM WRONG AND TURNS OUTLAWS LOOSE EVEN MORE. THIS CASE LAW COMES FROM JUDGES' INTERPRETATION OF OUR CONSTITUTION AND LAWS AND CAN OVERTURN ANY CRIMINAL CASE IN A WINK OF AN EYE. CASED LAW STAYS ON THE BOOKS FOR EVER. IT TURNS STATUE LAW, CREATED BY VOTED OFFICIALS (LEGISLATURE), INTO MUSH. I COULD GO ON AND ON. I SAY LAWYERS ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS...THEN POLITICIANS...
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by cflacowboy001 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:24 am

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by plumcrazy » Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:03 am

your right bubba them lawyers are alot more dangerous than the armordiggers for sure 8)

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by Whitebear » Tue Jun 08, 2010 3:02 am

Hahahahahahah ! I guess I gotta hide after that long lost photo. Fortunately the surgery was perfect and I can see like a new borne baby now. Tanks for the reminder Yoube !

Ant nothing much animal wise scares me in the woods, but theres some two legged critters that scare me to death, I can feel the short hairs standing up on the back on my neck. Matt mentioned most of them, but I gotta add the touristas! Skeeters are fierce and spiders are creepy but the politicians and the touristas scare me out of my witts !

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by C1gator » Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:21 am

Guys I will let yall in on a little secret....You can half way tame a WHITEBEAR with boiled p-nuts and deer sausage.....but they ain't nothing that can escape the wrath of the elusive no-seems....I'd rather fight a hundred of the meanest Evergaldes City skeeters than 10 of them dam no seems....At least the skeeters give you a good target to aim at when you go to swattin. Funny thing is they all lite on u and then one of them little some beaches hollars NOW, and they all bite at once.....So if u were stranded at night and you know for a fact gators are near by would you get in the water to avoid the no seems or would you stay in the boat and fight them off.....Toss up in my book.

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by Cherpa » Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:42 am

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by tony » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:49 am

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Post by MYDIXIEWRECKED » Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:09 am

After being at camp for the last 3 weekends in the Glades, I have to tell you that the damn deer flies should get at least an honorable mention. Then little bastard swam you as soon as you come out of the screened in porch and tear your A$$ up! :blackeye:
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by cflacowboy001 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:22 am

How about one of these fellows ......

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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by R L Williams » Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:32 am

If a rattlesnake could fly, he would rank pretty high. :lol:

If sand knats was as big as yellow flies, they would devour you in minutes. :shock:

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A dollars worth of juice, chemical or electrical will do it in a quick manner
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by dudley » Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:33 am

That must be cowboy hiding in there because he's scared to come out. Looks just like his eyes. :lol:
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by Sniper » Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:41 am

How about FWC Riding the Marsh
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Re: FL's most fearsome creature?

Post by Gary Gilbert » Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:48 am

Copperheadedrattlemoccosin Nobody has ever seen one and lived to tell about it other than my friends little 6 year old. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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