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Old 08-15-04, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Insect Fights

My crix can kick your crix's behind.

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Old 08-15-04, 08:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Riiiiiight ...

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Old 08-15-04, 09:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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LMAO!! Er....ok. Talk about bored phucks.
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Old 08-15-04, 10:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Fights between animals is huge in asia. You've got cocks, jay thrushes, praying mantises, crickets...

My dad told me when he was a little kid, he used to sneak out to the cemetary at night with his brothers to catch crickets. They would then yank a hair out of the cat and fashion a cricket leash out of it. And yes, they would use the crickets for fighting.
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Oh my gosh!!! Get a freakin' life!!!! LOL
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Old 08-17-04, 05:59 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Maybe they are practising for "Starship Troopers", lol. HHW, I have heard of these fights, but always thought it was no longer practised.
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Hehe, funny that there is a cricket lovers assoc. in HK!
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Why exactly do the crickets fight in the first place? My feeder crickets never seem to "fight"

That's hilarious.

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Old 08-17-04, 02:18 PM   #9 (permalink)
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It's big in Asia. I first noticed this kind of stuff when I was looking to find info on breeding feeders for my Beardie.


http://app1.chinadaily.com.cn/star/2...19/cu18-1.html
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Because winning is a matter of money, in the past 10 years several methods of cheating have emerged such as applying a special smell to the head of a fighting cricket in order to drive away the other, as well as feeding the crickets stimulants.
**Sigh** Even the crickets are juiced up nowadays...
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LOL, another one that made me chuckle...

http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_d...93&intcatid=42

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Crickets that were reluctant to fight were tickled by a long thin paint brush.
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Crickets are considered a good luck symbol to some in some parts of China and Japan. This is why there is a cricket lovers association there.
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LOL, this quote cracked me up.

"Even today, in parts of eastern Asian, the male cricket will be caged so people can enjoy the song they make."

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Crickets are considered a good luck symbol to some in some parts of China and Japan. This is why there is a cricket lovers association there.
That makes sense now...thx ib
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Old 08-18-04, 05:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
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HHW-How long was you're cats hair!?! Did you have to tie a few together, or what?

In public school we used to catch flies and make a leash out of human hair. It's way funnier than crickets, they just fly in a circle around you hand, but you can't really see the hair so it just looks like it's flying around your hand for some strange reason.
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