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Old 06-11-2012, 09:46 AM   #41
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Is this better? I'm sure you could have done the same, instead of laughing.
Well raise my rent.

Got fascinated with Geckos after first trip to SE Asia. At that time science didn't have the answer. Now they do, and It's pretty cool how they do it. Will the first people to buy gecko shoes and gloves be automatic cat burglar suspects?

answers.yahoo.com is still among the worst sources of info on the net.
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Old 06-13-2012, 07:31 AM   #42
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The ones I like the best are Thai massages, once fell asleep while getting one, but I had a few Singa's first.
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Old 06-13-2012, 08:56 AM   #43
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A study was done by a joint US-Canadian team
"Researchers from Ontario and California..." So, that'd be a joint Canadian-US team.
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I can't believe that thread drift has resulted in you guys discussing geckos climbing up walls! Always entertaining to read the ER Forum, especially later pages of threads to see how they have morphed.

As for massage, I've never had a professional one but have had some extremely enjoyable amateur massages.
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Old 06-13-2012, 09:44 AM   #45
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I can't believe that thread drift has resulted in you guys discussing geckos climbing up walls!
Heck, in SEA we would pluck them off the walls, put them on their "backs" in our hand, rub their "tummies" which would put them to sleep.

Tried that with DW when she could not get to sleep - never worked ...

Now back to our program...
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Heck, in SEA we would pluck them off the walls, put them on their "backs" in our hand, rub their "tummies" which would put them to sleep.

Tried that with DW when she could not get to sleep - never worked ...

Now back to our program...
In Hawaii, back in my time, geckos were considered to be a great housewarming present (because they eat insects). As such I have both given and received several. I have mentioned that to mainland friends who freak out at the idea. Not me; I regard them as buddies sharing my home.

Oh, and keep trying that with your DW - - sounds like a great method once perfected.
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I knew a guy in the Air Force who had been through survival school. He liked to talk about how they had to eat bugs, snakes, etc. etc. during the course. I went to a local pet store in Phoenix, and bought a green "house gecko". Took it to class the next day, along with my video camera (VHS, this was awhile ago) and he proceeded to stand in front of the class & give a live demo of how to consume a live lizard/gecko. He was really very instructional about the whole thing (he was the class instructor). He put it in his mouth tail first, noting that otherwise, the little feller would bite his tongue (ouchy). Then, and I'm sorry....but he proceeded to crunch rather loudly a couple times, while the little green tail wiggled around outside his mouth, before finally swallowing the Geico gecko's identical cousin in one swift gulp. Yep, got it all on video. I just wish I could find the video...it's been awhile since I've watched it. Now, that's entertainment!
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I attended that survival school and promised myself after graduating I'd never eat another bug - or a gecko.
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I attended that survival school and promised myself after graduating I'd never eat another bug - or a gecko.

Yeah, but think how much money you'd save on groceries...especially in Texas! I'd bet there are more lizards per square mile in Texas than just about anyplace else.
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I can't believe that thread drift has resulted in you guys discussing geckos climbing up walls! Always entertaining to read the ER Forum, especially later pages of threads to see how they have morphed.

As for massage, I've never had a professional one but have had some extremely enjoyable amateur massages.
Your comment is funny and true. If I had not already been following the posts and went from reading the thread title to page 4, I would be thinking " what the hell does eating a geckko got to do with a message?"
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Your comment is funny and true. If I had not already been following the posts and went from reading the thread title to page 4, I would be thinking " what the hell does eating a geckko got to do with a message?"
Oh, I thought this thread was about massaging gecko bellies
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