Important question about fruit flies

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  1. wigtropolis

    wigtropolis Well-Known Member

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    Do you think they feel good about their accomplishments for the 9 days they are alive?
     
  2. Mur

    Mur soon Gold

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    I'm going to say probably not. :nocheer:
     
  3. wigtropolis

    wigtropolis Well-Known Member

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    They probably all got laid, that is something
     
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    most of their lives is having sex :dontknow:
     
  5. Napoleon V2

    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    they are what's know as an r-selected organism
     
  6. wigtropolis

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    encyclopedia britannica asked what made you want to look up r-selected organism.

    I replied Napoleon V
     
  7. Napoleon V2

    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    :hat:
     
  8. Mr Sinister

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    the accomplish a lot in those 9 days
     
  9. Dick Gozinya

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    More than schmoopy in his 47 years.
     
  10. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    You beat me to it......but I was going to use Lever as my example.
     
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  11. Billy Brown

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    Anyone else do the fruit fly experiment in biology class.
     
  12. bill

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    No google pinkie swear - Drosophila Melanogaster - can't spell for shit
     
  13. Billy Brown

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    :golfclap:
     
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    bill Goofballa from Ding Dong U VIP Gold

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    drosophila melanogaster - not bad for 40 years ago :woot:
     
  15. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    I imagine they do in my home, since I have a lovely variety of fruit
     
  16. Billy Brown

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    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to bill again.

    :up: :)
     
  17. Napoleon V2

    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    Yes. Mine kept dying so we used a simulator.
     
  18. DogStar69

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    They don't have the cognitive skills to pursue that line of self evaluation :dadance:
     
  19. stripes

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    so a fruit fly year = 2hrs.
     
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    amazing how real life and computers don't really match up :coffee: