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Date: 09/16/10 05:15 PM

108 Responses to Man Catches Bat [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18942 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:22 pm
    Link: Man Catches Bat - Uh oh, now what?
  2. Profile photo of Lauryn
    Lauryn Female 18-29
    437 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:29 pm
    umm take it outside and let it go perhaps??
  3. Profile photo of videogamer
    videogamer Male 18-29
    3016 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:29 pm
    Quick, get a bat!
  4. Profile photo of Scott_2150
    Scott_2150 Male 18-29
    801 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:30 pm
    Slip a bit of paper under the pot, then flush it down the toilet.
  5. Profile photo of daisy822
    daisy822 Female 13-17
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    September 16, 2010 at 5:30 pm
    *points and laughs*
  6. Profile photo of MrYouKnow
    MrYouKnow Male 13-17
    1081 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:31 pm
    Ozzy hungers!
  7. Profile photo of lllBorislll
    lllBorislll Male 18-29
    443 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:32 pm
    get batman
  8. Profile photo of ruthless1990
    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
    3001 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:33 pm
    now set it free outside, or make it into soup or something...
  9. Profile photo of aseirinn
    aseirinn Male 70 & Over
    877 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:34 pm
    tupperware, saving lives since 1944
  10. Profile photo of Vligon
    Vligon Male 18-29
    594 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:37 pm
    Skills!
  11. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4809 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:38 pm
    LUNCH!!
  12. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:45 pm
    Cat toy!!!
  13. Profile photo of fnkychkn
    fnkychkn Female 40-49
    855 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:53 pm
    bats are awesome
  14. Profile photo of sheaton319
    sheaton319 Male 18-29
    560 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:53 pm
    I woke up cause my cat was running around my head and there was this weird flapping noise. Turns out he was playing with a bat that somehow got in my house. I threw a shirt over it and tossed it outside.
    Problem solved.
  15. Profile photo of Filipino916
    Filipino916 Male 18-29
    494 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 5:57 pm
    It`s not like they`re going to drink your blood. Let it go.
  16. Profile photo of thubanstar
    thubanstar Female 50-59
    823 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 6:27 pm
    Make it go fight crime.
  17. Profile photo of deeplick
    deeplick Male 18-29
    234 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 6:31 pm
    @Filipino916

    Ever hear of rabies? Bats are a huge carrier of rabies. There is a story of a kid who woke up, was engaged to get married to a woman, and found a bat in his room. He was bit or anything. He died months later from rabies shortly before his wedding day.

    Why? The fleas off of the bat gave the guy rabies. Bats may not be out to SUCK YO VLOOD! But they can be deadly none the less.
  18. Profile photo of deeplick
    deeplick Male 18-29
    234 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 6:32 pm
    He was not bit is what I meant to say. Had no marks on him what so ever.
  19. Profile photo of IssaTheFiend
    IssaTheFiend Female 18-29
    2353 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 6:36 pm
    Clearly the bat is now your minion have it do your bidding. Wait that`s how animals work right?
  20. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9259 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 6:44 pm
    I hate bats.
  21. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 7:27 pm
    Eek rabies
  22. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
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    September 16, 2010 at 7:30 pm
    deeplick:

    Rabies can only be carried by mammals. True story.
  23. Profile photo of Inter237
    Inter237 Male 18-29
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    September 16, 2010 at 7:40 pm
    I caught a bat cleaning out my dad`s shop. So gross and they hiss like cats.
  24. Profile photo of Serpentchick
    Serpentchick Female 18-29
    379 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 7:41 pm
    bat bites are notoriously inconspicuous, so if you ever wake up with a bat in your room, go to a doctor to get a rabies shot. Better safe than sorry, it`s almost impossible to survive rabies once any symptoms set in.
  25. Profile photo of scoomanchoo
    scoomanchoo Male 18-29
    219 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 7:46 pm
    Now you get to use your wiener to control it like in avatar!
  26. Profile photo of JHSpring26
    JHSpring26 Male 18-29
    492 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 7:47 pm
    Okay, now you take a piece of cardboard and slide it in between the wall and the tupperware, thus trapping the bat. carry it outside, preferably in the shade and release it. It`s really not that big of a deal.
  27. Profile photo of DFWBrysco
    DFWBrysco Male 40-49
    307 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 7:48 pm
    Ummm.. DixxyRarr - Bats are mammals, and can develop rabies. However, it is urban legend that they are prone to having it. Considering that only about 6% of all tested bats have rabies, the rate of rabies is the same as any other mammal (i.e., rare).
  28. Profile photo of Caretta
    Caretta Male 18-29
    540 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 7:51 pm
    "I caught a bat cleaning out my dad`s shop."

    You mean it was literally cleaning the place or it was stealing everything?
  29. Profile photo of xavroche
    xavroche Male 30-39
    819 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 7:55 pm
    "Ever hear of rabies? Bats are a huge carrier of rabies. There is a story of a kid who woke up, was engaged to get married to a woman, and found a bat in his room. He was bit or anything. He died months later from rabies shortly before his wedding day.

    Why? The fleas off of the bat gave the guy rabies. Bats may not be out to SUCK YO VLOOD! But they can be deadly none the less."

    You know it`s a lame pseudo urban legend when you add the useless fact that the guy was engaged and then he died before he got married.... why do we care? Is this to make the story more dramatic? Too bad these days it takes all of three seconds to google "can fleas transmit rabies." Sad days for urban legends...
  30. Profile photo of xavroche
    xavroche Male 30-39
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    September 16, 2010 at 7:58 pm
    "Considering that only about 6% of all tested bats have rabies, the rate of rabies is the same as any other mammal (i.e., rare)."

    Everything is relative. 6% may seem rare.... but if I was bitten by a bat, a 6% chance of death unless I got a rabies shot is common enough for me to rush my ass to the hospital.
  31. Profile photo of Rick_S
    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3291 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:02 pm
    I caught on in a small cardboard box in my old place a long time ago. Closed the box around it, and took it outside to let it go.
  32. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4006 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:03 pm
    QFT

    "Okay, now you take a piece of cardboard and slide it in between the wall and the tupperware, thus trapping the bat. carry it outside, preferably in the shade and release it. It`s really not that big of a deal. "

    With the light on, bats usually stick to a wall, so catching it this way is easy.
  33. Profile photo of GuardinGnome
    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
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    September 16, 2010 at 8:04 pm
    No seriously, now what?
  34. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:16 pm
    Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:15:52 PM
    @ DFWBrysco it`s actually less than one half of one percent that carry rabies

    "Bats don’t ‘carry’ rabies, however, they are capable of catching the disease just like any other mammal. Less than one-half of one percent of bats actually contract the disease. In reality, more people die annually from contact with household pets than have died from contact with bats in all recorded history. This doesn’t mean that it’s okay to touch or handle bats, as they may be afraid and bite in self-defense. Bats are wild animals, and all wild animals can be dangerous. Additionally, grounded bats are more likely to be sick so they should never be rescued bare-handed."

    Commomn bat myths and facts
  35. Profile photo of rainbowfarts
    rainbowfarts Female 18-29
    798 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:17 pm
    @JHSpring26
    That`s exactly what I did when a bat somehow got into my room while I was on vacation (probably my damn roommate`s fault). Not a big deal. they do stink though.
  36. Profile photo of vw
    vw Female 30-39
    406 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:20 pm
    Bats are gross.
  37. Profile photo of whocares3725
    whocares3725 Male 18-29
    310 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:20 pm
    Now you name him chazz and feed him graham crackers.
  38. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:22 pm
    @vw why are they gross? they clean themselves a lot
  39. Profile photo of vw
    vw Female 30-39
    406 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:22 pm
    Bats are gross.
  40. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:36 pm
    awww vw you hurt the cute little bat`s feelings :(


  41. Profile photo of Isafan
    Isafan Male 18-29
    243 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:36 pm
    Poor bat :c
  42. Profile photo of Ace_Mazta
    Ace_Mazta Male 13-17
    699 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:38 pm
    VICTORIOUS!
  43. Profile photo of Buck176
    Buck176 Male 30-39
    379 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm
    Eat it! Ozzy Style.
  44. Profile photo of AnInsomniac
    AnInsomniac Female 18-29
    318 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 8:56 pm
    @JUGGALETTEx0: omg soo cute!!! :)
  45. Profile photo of inaria
    inaria Female 18-29
    1515 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 9:02 pm
    Bats are not gross! A Bat flew into my friend`s apartment once. Fun times that was.
  46. Profile photo of RoboPatton
    RoboPatton Male 30-39
    2424 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 9:07 pm
    what next? Get a few more, fill up a cave with them, then brood about your families death while training your body to take down criminals.
  47. Profile photo of deltaumarcus
    deltaumarcus Male 18-29
    1958 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 9:21 pm
    Set it free. Not in the house
  48. Profile photo of ROK9
    ROK9 Male 18-29
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    September 16, 2010 at 9:37 pm
    na na na na na na na na na batman
  49. Profile photo of mcmad_0021
    mcmad_0021 Female 13-17
    93 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 9:41 pm
    bats are cute! he should have had a bat house out back lol i wants one!
  50. Profile photo of punki3
    punki3 Female 13-17
    175 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 9:58 pm
    thats why it was so hard catch the one in my house last year! me and my mom were trying to whack it with a swiffer instead of gladwear!
  51. Profile photo of punki3
    punki3 Female 13-17
    175 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 9:58 pm
    *gladware
  52. Profile photo of katluver
    katluver Male 18-29
    321 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 11:06 pm
    Aww.. so cute.. it wants to say Hi... lof.. I love bats if I had one in my house I would feed it... fruit.. not my blood... I highly doubt vampire bats take up residence in Ohio... lof
  53. Profile photo of nellerbear
    nellerbear Female 18-29
    105 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 11:19 pm
    Yeah, my sister woke up to a bat crawling up her side. Since then, they freak me out by proxy.
  54. Profile photo of madduck
    madduck Female 50-59
    7614 posts
    September 16, 2010 at 11:28 pm
    Poor little chap, hope he does not get hurt.
  55. Profile photo of MattPrince
    MattPrince Male 40-49
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    September 16, 2010 at 11:28 pm
    Juggalette - I like bats, but I think its misleading to say they don`t carry rabies - when almost 1 in 200 will get it in their lifetime (according to your link). Presumably they don`t last long once they have it. Over here (UK), when ringing the little critters (rather than trying to bash their brains out with kitchenware) gloves are advised.
  56. Profile photo of taylor_stone
    taylor_stone Male 30-39
    2688 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 12:10 am
    I caught one in my house once... I just happened to have a small birdcage, so i kept him for a few days because I accidentally hurt his wing trying to catch him. I fed him apple slices. When I released him he started hanging out (pun intended)in a tree outside my door at night. I eventually hung a 5 inch nail from a string on the tree and put an apple on it once a week for him. (We had an apple orchard nearby, so we got as many apples as we could eat.)
  57. Profile photo of jinxiejae
    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2927 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 12:17 am
    poor little thing
  58. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 1:12 am
    I once snatched a bat out of the air as if flew past me.

    (Totally by accident).

    My friends to this day think it was intentional, and that I`m a ninja.
  59. Profile photo of jimbro
    jimbro Male 40-49
    184 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 1:38 am
    ok...so i have lurked here for years and this post finally gets me to register. thats a great way to catch a bat, but here is buffalo sabre Jim Lorenz knocking one out of the air in 1975



    they called him "batman" for years after that.batman
  60. Profile photo of wiccad
    wiccad Female 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 2:24 am
    @Baalthazag-- If this were facebook, I`d like that. :-)
  61. Profile photo of shappy
    shappy Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 4:21 am
    my dogs were barking at a baby bat on my porch so i picked it up and googled what they ate and fed it strawberries :D best... pet... EVAR! until i had to let it go and it just clung to my arm and hissed if i tried to take it off...
  62. Profile photo of MattPrince
    MattPrince Male 40-49
    2220 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 4:35 am
    Oh that infamous canadian fruit bat.
    (That means you shappy)
  63. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    September 17, 2010 at 4:44 am
    what if its a vampire?
  64. Profile photo of 8BitHero
    8BitHero Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 4:59 am
    Some piece of card to slide under and the triforce of courage
  65. Profile photo of Flashpacker
    Flashpacker Male 18-29
    702 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 5:01 am
    Nice link Jimbro.. poor bat though=/
    Oh and welcome=)
  66. Profile photo of tedgp
    tedgp Male 30-39
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    September 17, 2010 at 5:27 am
    That pic is as old as time itself.
  67. Profile photo of beccab86
    beccab86 Female 18-29
    347 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 5:28 am
    The bat looks pissed. They absolutely hate Tupperware.
  68. Profile photo of eskimo9
    eskimo9 Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 6:14 am
    Least inspired photo title on iab? Definitely a serious contender.
  69. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 7:02 am
    wow
  70. Profile photo of dissero
    dissero Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 7:04 am
    Wow... So what?
  71. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 7:21 am
    DFWBrysco:

    I know bats are mammals :) I was referring to the fact that fleas cannot carry rabies (as deeplick said)... I should have been more specific.
  72. Profile photo of Omega_Ferret
    Omega_Ferret Male 18-29
    14 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 7:21 am
    Yea! Rabies for everyone! Hey kids come here and get some!
  73. Profile photo of vicious_liar
    vicious_liar Male 13-17
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    September 17, 2010 at 7:38 am
    "Yea! Rabies for everyone! Hey kids come here and get some!"

    Bats don`t spread rabies. Biting still hurts, though.
  74. Profile photo of hellavon
    hellavon Male 18-29
    111 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 7:38 am
    now you slide something behind it duh :P
  75. Profile photo of edana42
    edana42 Female 50-59
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    September 17, 2010 at 7:40 am
    don`t forget to "burpit" when you put the lid on! It`ll stay fresher.
  76. Profile photo of Gleeballs
    Gleeballs Female 18-29
    850 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 7:47 am
    keep it as a pet. bats are badass.
  77. Profile photo of BoomBox
    BoomBox Male 13-17
    1232 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 7:51 am
    Now what? Iunno, kudos I guess.
  78. Profile photo of valleybronco
    valleybronco Female 18-29
    93 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 8:17 am
    it looks pissed!
  79. Profile photo of zmeace
    zmeace Male 18-29
    807 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 8:27 am
    now batman comes and saves it
  80. Profile photo of mcfudge
    mcfudge Male 18-29
    537 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 9:02 am
    "now where is that tape..."
  81. Profile photo of lazerdude
    lazerdude Male 13-17
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    September 17, 2010 at 9:16 am
    Have it bite you and turn into batman.
  82. Profile photo of smurfite
    smurfite Male 13-17
    17 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 9:31 am
    What really happened


    "I GOT IT"
    "REALLY!!! AWESOME"
    "I KNOW RIGHT!!! uh what should we do now though?"
    "drat me I don`t know!"
    "Okay if I hold still will you get the camera and we`ll let the internet decide" :P
  83. Profile photo of Xerasia
    Xerasia Female 18-29
    1181 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 9:42 am
    poor bat. some people are real a$$holes.
  84. Profile photo of Elriuhilu
    Elriuhilu Male 18-29
    275 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 10:15 am
    hang on, why is he an arsehole if he caught a bat that appears to be inside his house? Would you prefer he just killed it? Or is it better to catch it and let it go outside where it probably wants to be anyway?
  85. Profile photo of bridog6996
    bridog6996 Male 18-29
    571 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 10:54 am
    Now you carefully slip a cover between the bowl and the wall. Pretty simple really.
  86. Profile photo of Volsunga
    Volsunga Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 11:48 am
    I expect bat probably tastes like rabbit. probably safer to eat, too because bats rarely carry any diseases.

    any opinions?
  87. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 1:34 pm
    Bats eat mosquitoes.
  88. Profile photo of taylor_stone
    taylor_stone Male 30-39
    2688 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 2:16 pm
    @meepmaker

    Only partially true...

    There are also species of bats that eat fruit, some that prey on small birds, and even some that are carnivores and prey on small rodents... These species are also known to attack cattle.
  89. Profile photo of SPARTAKITTY
    SPARTAKITTY Female 18-29
    2120 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 2:20 pm
    Bears eat beets.
  90. Profile photo of murrymalty
    murrymalty Female 18-29
    2673 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 2:23 pm
    who needs pokeballs, i got me some tupperware
  91. Profile photo of the-stray
    the-stray Female 18-29
    80 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 2:27 pm
    Bats carry rabies. I would never want to find one in my house.
  92. Profile photo of Mothrog
    Mothrog Male 18-29
    79 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 3:00 pm
    all animals carry rabies I personally love bats
  93. Profile photo of Vindictive
    Vindictive Female 18-29
    1077 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    nooo put it in the wild it looks so scared :[
  94. Profile photo of Creabhain
    Creabhain Male 40-49
    440 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 3:50 pm
    OMG a base bowl bat!
  95. Profile photo of perviggo
    perviggo Male 18-29
    104 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 4:00 pm
    looks scared? more like dratING PISSED OFF!
  96. Profile photo of supercoxy
    supercoxy Male 18-29
    9 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 4:55 pm
    he`s gonna need a big piece of cardboard!
  97. Profile photo of tommy2X4
    tommy2X4 Male 50-59
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    September 17, 2010 at 5:05 pm
    Where`s Ozzie when you need him?
  98. Profile photo of gonzoen
    gonzoen Male 18-29
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    September 17, 2010 at 5:18 pm
    Bat outta... Well, if he didn`t get a piece of cardboard, outta tupperware bowl.
  99. Profile photo of planty
    planty Female 30-39
    119 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 7:28 pm
    Creabhain.. I about peed myself laughing at that!
  100. Profile photo of pattipie74
    pattipie74 Female 30-39
    18 posts
    September 17, 2010 at 7:39 pm
    the little guy will be fresh for days longer than in plastic wrap alone
  101. Profile photo of MissTokyo
    MissTokyo Female 18-29
    82 posts
    September 18, 2010 at 10:10 am
    It looks pissed.....
  102. Profile photo of PringleMan
    PringleMan Female 13-17
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    September 18, 2010 at 11:42 am
    slide a piece of paper underneath and set it free
  103. Profile photo of norwice
    norwice Male 40-49
    23 posts
    September 18, 2010 at 2:21 pm
    Love those animals. Up close they are really fine. Here in Norway these are endangered and as such protected.

    A few years ago I was working in a restaurant (XO in the city of Brandbu) for one rather retarded Turkish family and all of a sudden a bat comes crashlanding on the porch, sliding over the entrance. This made the f* boss Turk go berserk, running after it first with a broom but then just kicking it, again and again, like a football, until out on the street where it died... I simply didn`t know what to say. Speechless, utterly.

    F*cking terrorist? Well, f*cking something.
    I quit right there and then on the spot.
    Hope that idiot has constant diarrhoea or worse, but at least his restaurant is now dead.
  104. Profile photo of Vindictive
    Vindictive Female 18-29
    1077 posts
    September 18, 2010 at 2:47 pm
    @norwice

    cool story, bro.
  105. Profile photo of Lyn-z
    Lyn-z Female 13-17
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    September 18, 2010 at 4:37 pm
    Awwww :)
  106. Profile photo of kummi90
    kummi90 Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2010 at 2:53 pm
    Didn`t know they were protected in Norway norwice... Guess you live and learn, ey? Most bats in the world are harmless fruitbats.
    They are just stigmatized as to being blood sucking and evil... Weird, innit?
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    LouDogg Female 13-17
    314 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 8:51 pm
    @norwice
    damned terrorists

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