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Old 09-22-2009, 07:54 AM   #1
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Old 09-22-2009, 08:28 AM   #2
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Old 09-22-2009, 09:05 AM   #3
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Wow, they look great! I was thinking about buying Christmas tree balls made of glass this year. Maybe I should decorate the tree with viruses instead.
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Old 09-22-2009, 11:07 PM   #4
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oooh. i can't believe i'm loving the sight of viruses and bacteria. very nice!!

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Old 09-23-2009, 03:24 AM   #5
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Old 09-23-2009, 04:34 AM   #6
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It's as though nature has a certain ironic sense of humor.
Well, you have to have some kind of humour nowadays when you're mother nature....
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:42 PM   #7
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:48 PM   #8
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:15 PM   #9
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So basically, viruses are like self replicating aliens in our bodies! They are pretty scary when you consider the fact that a self replicating, mutating virus could kill all of humanity pretty quickly..
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Old 09-23-2009, 09:02 PM   #10
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...Maybe I should decorate the tree with viruses instead.
I could come over and sneeze on it, if you want?

Cheers,
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Old 09-23-2009, 09:50 PM   #11
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So basically, viruses are like self replicating aliens in our bodies! They are pretty scary when you consider the fact that a self replicating, mutating virus could kill all of humanity pretty quickly..
By definition a virus is not self replicating. If they were it would actually remove the aspect that makes virii dangerous (ie. taking over our cells and using them to replicate until the cell wall collapses).

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