saintsman
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Homosexual Flies?

Wed Sep 18, 2002 8:42 pm

This is a strange story about how flies can be 'made' homosexual by increasing the temperature. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/2266135.stm.

Firstly why would anyone want to experiment with this and secondly how do you know a fly's homosexual?

Is this research really relevant or is it a plot to ultimately control people's sexual preferences?
 
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TS-IOR
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Wed Sep 18, 2002 8:52 pm


This is artificial.Nature won't make it happen !!!

This is satanic !!!
 
KROC
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Wed Sep 18, 2002 8:55 pm

Satanic????????? You just earned a nice, Satan Free
 
jaysit
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Wed Sep 18, 2002 9:47 pm

Yes, its a plot to convert you to being gay.
First they will put you in a fur coat and then put you on a really really hot beach in a very hot country, like say Nigeria. Then you will turn gay. Then you will never pass on your genes to future generations. How perfect is that?

See, its not really Satan in charge of it, but the gentle good hand of God.
Atheism is Myth Understood.
 
TWFirst
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Wed Sep 18, 2002 10:43 pm

I don't know... I've observed quite a few supposed straight boys' hands and eyes start to wander in the heat of the sauna at the gym...

 Big grin Big grin Big grin




Well, if flies can become gay, I'm sure they will be clean and neat, and not fly around dog poop.
An unexamined life isn't worth living.
 
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Wed Sep 18, 2002 10:47 pm

Its a democrat plot against the republicans, turn everyone gay so they dont get any votes!
It is amazing what can be accomplised when nobody takes the credit
 
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mbmbos
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Wed Sep 18, 2002 11:36 pm

"how do you know a fly's homosexual?"

I believe you just look for the ones that are hanging around the track lighting.
"If I don't manage to fly, someone else will. The spirit wants only for there to be flying. As for who happens to do it, in that he has only a passing interest."
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EGGD
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 12:08 am

I hope this doesn't work on humans!!! *turns down thermostat*  Big thumbs up
 
Lindy
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 1:00 am

hehehe TWFirst are you talking about those "golden" flies?
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KROC
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 2:44 am

I hope this doesn't work on humans!!! *turns down thermostat*

Dan, I tried turning down my thermostat and no dice. I'm still gay as a French horn.

Signed, Matt D
 
We're Nuts
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 3:47 am

This just goes to prove my theory: SoCal made Matt D gay!
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lubcha132
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 7:38 am

i've heard that female fruit flies sometimes "did things" with each other..read that in a book...so yes i guess there are fruity fruit flies.
 
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OzarkD9S
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 1:08 pm

When alligators and crocodiles lay eggs, it's the difference in external temperature surrounding the egg that decides whether the baby is male or female. Who's to say there isn't a deciding prenatal factor in deciding sexual orientation?

Unless it's SATAN. But then he only gets 10%, right....so what are you afraid of?
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flyf15
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 1:16 pm

Any connection with the term "flaming/flamer"? Or maybe its not that hot.

(Runs for cover)
 
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Thu Sep 19, 2002 7:24 pm

Guys,

This is truly demented. Who gives a rats @ss if flys are gay.

***mx5_boy is sitting in the tropical heat and is desperately running around trying to bonk everything in sight, that is male mind you. Hours later the cold front comes in, and mx5_boy is chasing every female in sight***

mb

Slam a clown. Spew on a mime.
 
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RE: Homosexual Flies?

Mon Sep 23, 2002 2:44 am

"This is satanic!!!"

How right you are........ "having to look around to avoid immoral and satanic flies" Big grin

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