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Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:15 am

If you put some salt on a snail body it will move a little bit and then it dies. Why does this thing happen?
 
EWRCabincrew
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:25 am

You can't cure stupid
 
iflyatldl
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:36 am

What did we ever do before Google? Just sat there wondering...  Silly
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EWRCabincrew
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:42 am

Quoting Iflyatldl (Reply 2):
What did we ever do before Google?

Fingering through card catalogues in public libraries and microfiche Big grin
You can't cure stupid
 
iflyatldl
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:49 am

Oh, I remember those  Silly And who could forget the Dewey Decimal System? Big grin
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Speedbirdie
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:53 am

I cant be bothered to click the link.....
what does it say????
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AirportSeven
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:55 am

Quoting Iflyatldl (Reply 2):
What did we ever do before Google? Just sat there wondering...

Dude, Google is your friend....
 
iflyatldl
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 8:09 am

In short, it's Osmosis.  Smile Check out the link.  Smile
Ah, Summer, Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox and Beer.....
 
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 8:31 am

Quoting Speedbirdie (Reply 5):
I cant be bothered to click the link.....
what does it say????

Can't be bothered to answer.... sorry


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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:58 pm

Quoting EWRCabincrew (Reply 3):
Fingering through card catalogues in public libraries....

Ah, yes... the famous Dewey Decimal System. Gawd, I hadnt used that since Jr. High.

Quoting AirportSeven (Reply 6):
Dude, Google is your friend....

Now, if we can get Blackbird to use Google more often.....  sarcastic 
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 1:22 pm

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 8):
Quoting Speedbirdie (Reply 5):
I cant be bothered to click the link.....
what does it say????

Can't be bothered to answer.... sorry


Dan

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baroque
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RE: Why Do Snails Die When You Put Salt On Their Body?

Sun Sep 02, 2007 5:23 pm

Quoting EWRCabincrew (Reply 3):
Quoting Iflyatldl (Reply 2):
What did we ever do before Google?

Fingering through card catalogues in public libraries and microfiche

Or remembered what we were told in Invertebrate Zoology. Salt works nicely on leeches too, thank goodness since I don't smoke and tend not to have suitable amounts of alcohol available.

So you could ruin your snail's day with a tot of whisky!

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