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Old 05-05-2007, 09:20 PM   #1
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Why don't I think first?!

Well as of now all of my little projects are put on hold for quite a while. I had a friend that kept Pirahnas, and his kids emptied a tube of oragel into the tank and killed (or so I thought) all of them. So being the nice guy I decided I would grab the floaters while he scooped out the ones on the bottom, and I was snacked on by one of the little monsters so now I am missing a few chunks of flesh from my hand and a few fingers. Never again will I be the nice guy without the net!
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Yes I would say that you can not lose your train of thought while messing with them. Hope you are OK.
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I'd cut all ties to my 'friend' as well if he did the same to me. Sorry to hear about your loss of flesh and probably a friend to boot.
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Sorry to hear that. If it makes you feel better I had a nice chunk of flesh cut out of my thumb by a piranha while putting it in a new tank. It left a pirahna jaw shaped scar to boot. All in good fun
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Working is a little rough right now, but I am getting used to it. The doctor told me I will have very little pain for the next week or so until nerves in the bite areas start firing up again, so I'm not really looking forward to that. As far as the friend he is on a 'time out' and has to move the end table further from his tank and put something in it that won't maul me if I decide to help him again.
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Wow sorry to hear about that. Although when I got to the last line I was pretty shocked
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I am missing a few chunks of flesh from my hand and a few fingers
As I read it to mean I am missing a few chunks of flesh from my hand and (I am missing) a few fingers. I was surprised that the pirana could take off several fingers. I am glad to realize that I was mistaken.
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I thought the same thing as helicopter at first. Wow, I'm really sorry that you have to go through this. I hope your recovery goes well.
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You took "hand feeding" to a new level

Hope everything heals ok
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Sorry I should have worded the finger part better it only took chanks from them.
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Ouch, sorry to hear what happened Gillie. Hope you get better quickly!
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