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Gut feel is that events like this leads to more restrictive legislation against the hobby. Wonder what the vector was for introduction to the Florida environment?

http://www.businessinsider.com/giant-af ... ida-2013-4

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But the real question is how are they with a garlic butter sauce?
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Vashjir wrote:
But the real question is how are they with a garlic butter sauce?


I wanted to post this, but didn't want to perpetuate any racial stereotypes.

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willie wrote:
Vashjir wrote:
But the real question is how are they with a garlic butter sauce?


I wanted to post this, but didn't want to perpetuate any racial stereotypes.

Willie 8)

You're french?
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Mais oui, Willie

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ok the giant snail is intresting but is that mickey mouse holding it because i count a shortage of fingers on that glove?

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those things are pretty tasty, might have to go to florida to harvest some. i dont think anyone would mind at all
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Karlito wrote:
ok the giant snail is intresting but is that mickey mouse holding it because i count a shortage of fingers on that glove?

Lmao, I see the pinky, it's just buried by snail.
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Tried them once in a Tapas bar in Chicago, never again. Looked like big boogers ! Yuk.
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Passionfish wrote:
Vashjir wrote:
But the real question is how are they with a garlic butter sauce?

If they do not have bread to eat, let them eat escargot!


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Karlito wrote:
ok the giant snail is intresting but is that mickey mouse holding it because i count a shortage of fingers on that glove?


You made me take a double look and then a third rofl
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They'd make a nice appetizer for a grilled lionfish main course.

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nice fat snail to eat Yum


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