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    Default It's good to get over paranoia.....



    unless they really are out to get you.

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    Default Re: It's good to get over paranoia.....

    Now they will have to find one of these to see if it has a camera and/ or speaker system
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    Default Re: It's good to get over paranoia.....

    Some evil genius will like to weaponize it and take the military industrial complex for a ride.
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    Default Re: It's good to get over paranoia.....

    I just knew the crickets were out to get us.

    So long and thanks for all the...cricket food.
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    Default Re: It's good to get over paranoia.....

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    I just knew the crickets were out to get us.

    So long and thanks for all the...cricket food.
    I hear they taste like chicken.
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    Default Re: It's good to get over paranoia.....

    They do.

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    Default Re: It's good to get over paranoia.....

    I believe it. I once had chocolate covered bees that reminded me of chicken mole poblano.
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    I've had fried cricket before in Africa, sort of like popcorn chicken...
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    Default Re: It's good to get over paranoia.....

    Thanks n_FA. I can believe it. I have had one cricket outside my window that was pretty intense.
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    Ahhhh!

 

 
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