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Dinosaurs, our shared history and future - by Bumble Bumbum

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- Sat, 17 Aug 2013 16:55:43 EST iEYL2205 No.20505
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The problem with /dino/ is that in todays mundane society aren't dinosaurs (blessed they are) as cool as they were back in the day.

According to Google Trends were dinosaurs most popular in 1929, which was the year when the first dinosaur skeleton was discovered by archaeologist Sir Dr. Howard Carter. After its discovery it didn't take long until other eager archaeologists flooded the deserts with their pickaxes and dug up more skeletons -"each more buttfuck ugly than the last", as the young John Loyd Stephens said in an interview about his hobby: Dinosauring.

Dinosaurs - name coined by Sir Carter - was the rave in intellectual discussion circles, speculating about these ghastly beasts and their origin. The knowledge of them quickly spread to the general population, where it became the most popular topic of smalltalk, even going as far as topping the Stock Market Crash and the weather.

In the memoirs of Sir Carter he wrote "Inquiries on the mystery that is the spectacular dinosaur has become the new meaning of humanitys existense: what they were, where they came from and where they went are questions that require answers. But... My heart is filled with sadness due to the fact that the dinosaurs we find all seem to be dead, which means that can't we question them about themselves. Aye, a pity it is...".

The mysterious dinosaurs gained climbing interest during the following decade, which came to be the most prosperous time in human history.
A new marked had been established: the Dino-market, which produced and sold dino- toys, dino-candy, dino-cuttlery, dino-clothes, dino-tools, dino-dynamite, dino- cars, dino-everything. Litterature on dinosaurs reached over various genres, amongst which were scientific, fictive, musicbooks, childbooks, pop-upbooks, and even erotic (RAAAWWR!); the list goes on. Anything could be turned into some form of dinosaur-esqe theme and it sold like melted butter, helping the US economy stand on its feet again after the recession. People were crazy about dinosaurs (much thanks to glorious advertising) and nothing but dinosaurs were on peoples minds and lips. There is no debate among economists and historians that without the discovery of dinosaurs and the commercialisation of them would the worlds economy have died and went extinct like the dinosaurs (may them rest in peace).

Despite the growing economy and love amongst the people problems arose...
When the second world war broke out. It changed how we viewed the world and the once golden future people had imagined alongside dinosaur-paraphernalia faded as it was instead replaced by a bleak and grey vision of the future where there was only war... and no dinosaurs.
The children that had been raised in the midst of the dino-craze were now the men and women who fought in the war; a cunning generation with such dinotastic courage that the fascistic dino-hating axis was deluded enough to challenge... The rest is history.

After the war, shamefully, wasn't the love for dinosaurs rekindled in the hearts of men.
The introduction of television, coca-cola and rock'n'roll to the general populace made dinosaurs seem less extravagant and yesterdays news (which was a plan by the fascist dino-hating axis to pussyfy their enemies and weaken our economy). Since then have dinosaurs been seen as "fucking lame", "only interesting for nerdy faggots" and "RAAAWRING!" (a way of saying 'boring' in old dinosaur-speak, which most people could speak fluently back in the 'Spring of the Dinosaur')

New trends emerged through the decades, but none were about dinosaurs. It seemed that the fascists had won after all...

Heroic efforts by the League of Extra-Cool Dino-Men were made to awaken the interest for dinosaurs amongst the populace, producing films such as 'Jurassic Park', 'The Land Before', 'Dinosaur' and 'WE'RE BACK!' (which were all totally financed by L.E.C.D.M), but the films didn't gain as much popularity as anticipated.

Right now all our hope lies with the upcoming 4th 'Jurassic Park' movie, which is the Leagues latest effort of making dinosaurs relevant again. In a press conference, held by the Leagues PR-consult Bridget "Feathers on Skin" McBlott, she told reporters that Jurassica Park IV would be the L.E.C.D.M's final go at re-popping dinosaurs.
She wnet on to say that "There is no money left. Nada. Zip-Zap-Stop. Finito. For decades has our organisation been funded with oil money, which dinosaur ghosts have graciously gifted us with, leading us to their ancient burialgrounds and letting us pump their Dino-Essence and use that money to fund our goodhearted dino-propaganda. Praise Dino!"
She went on to say that "Now the last drop of oil is gone so there is no financing to spread the sacred message of the Dino. Our tries of saving humanity from the coming financial collapse by sparking an interest in people for dino-merchandise, which would greatly boost our shared economical interests, have all failed. We beg for forgivness, gentle Dino Lords! Praise Dino", after which the whole conferenceroom started doing a ritualistic dinosaur mating-dance which ended in a tender farewell orgy between the reporters and the L.E.C.D.M.
"It was immensely beautiful and yet incredibly sad" said one of the reporters, "knowing that there wouldn't be anymore dinosaur films being made after JP IV, so we fucked eachother good and hard trying to show our devotion to the dinosaur spirit, despite the general populace being incredibly fucking ignorant for not liking dinosaurs!"

What will happen to our world economy depends on the upcoming films success on the box-office and wether it sparks a new love for giant lizards or not. All we can personally do is go watch the movie several times (NO PIRATING! IF YOU PIRATE JP IV YOU HA…
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roflcoptr - Sat, 28 Mar 2020 11:51:56 EST kDcs+sap No.23883 Reply
powerful thread 7 years later.

/dino/
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Reuben Blackwill - Sat, 11 Apr 2020 00:11:31 EST 7upBljl3 No.23888 Reply
>>23883
We could have prevented the crisis if we'd all gone to see the JW movies...

;____;
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Priscilla Gockleman - Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:46:58 EST kGkJvUhx No.23950 Reply
I wish dinosaurs made a comeback.

can dino forgive me?

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- Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:02:04 EST YdEFe+Qq No.23398
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Yeah I made a few mistakes. But who are you to judge me? I didn't want to end up like this. But its even worse having you juding me. What's a dino to do? Can you not forgive me for the mistakes I've made? Being on the registary has made things hard dinos. Gotta go see the probation tyransorus. Dino can't even find a job. I wish there was a way to go back on it all, but there isn't. What's a dino gotta do to prove that he's not so bad?
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Samuel Donkinwure - Sat, 23 May 2020 16:06:45 EST kT3Ym7WM No.23906 Reply
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when his height starts with 8'
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Matilda Gallywater - Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:04:24 EST pSw3m8Le No.23949 Reply
>>23948
Glad. Also glad to see someone actually here.

Fossil bone

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- Tue, 13 Oct 2020 21:17:52 EST nK4E15EO No.23937
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Is this bone fossilized? Anyone here knows about fossils and shit and how to identify one? I tried to register on a dedicated forum and ask but we all know forums are the scourge of the internet.
I found it in a dried river and it's a bit longer than my palm.
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Thomas Sendlenitch - Fri, 16 Oct 2020 04:10:59 EST kT3Ym7WM No.23939 Reply
you just found motherfucking tooth

Give it to a museum or something and ask them what it is.
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Rhoda !!nOu201Dt - Fri, 23 Oct 2020 01:47:54 EST jZT8Ophu No.23942 Reply
nice tooth... get it identified by a nerd

Can't unsee dinosaur in birds

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- Fri, 06 Apr 2012 09:30:41 EST G+O3yQZI No.18601
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When did you realise that bird = dinosaur?
I'm not sure when for me, about 12 or so? I wonder now why it was even debated so long, look at them. There are still people who debate against it, aren't there?
What blows my mind are african greys, birds (dinosaurs) with the intelligence of a 3-5 year old, with the ability to learn human language (like actually use it, not just 'parrot' it). There's our inteligent dinosaurs.
Also the fact that i can have as many pet dinosaurs as i want. I currently have five. Awesome badass dinosaurs with huge claws for their size and gorgeous iridescent feathers and bright orange eyes and pink feet. They can be really vicious when they want to be, you can see the velociraptor in them, they're also a lot smarter than people think. Smarter than mammals of similar size (like rats) by far. Do you guys have any pet dinosaurs?
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Oliver Giddlefit - Wed, 25 Mar 2020 07:32:59 EST 0W40+vts No.23881 Reply
>>23880
As the children like saying today, everyone is gangsta until he comes up dino steppin
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Charlotte Sarrygold - Wed, 15 Apr 2020 11:29:51 EST 0W40+vts No.23889 Reply
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Oh shit dinosaurs have aligned themselves with Russia
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Frederick Chugglefuck - Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:48:39 EST yHNYG5Z0 No.23923 Reply
Have you seen tits chase Fly? You may not like it, but thats what peak performance looks like


Dinobetes

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- Mon, 25 Nov 2019 04:48:04 EST 8pcZONeW No.23835
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Seriously did they get diabetes
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Phoebe Muzzledirk - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:02:10 EST AuroEA6+ No.23866 Reply
there was an unproduced Godzilla movie that started with the dead body of Godzilla washing up on shore having died from diabetes

T-Rex Appreciation Thread

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- Wed, 27 Mar 2019 22:58:05 EST lEX2dNFx No.23743
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More like T-Rekts amirite? Most powerful bite force ever and a huge 12ft cock. Tis good to be the tyrant lizard king.
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Sidney Sennerfield - Sun, 29 Sep 2019 10:59:12 EST BApuzidh No.23813 Reply
Bruh, T. rex with a 12 foot cock would be like a quarter of it's body length. thta's like having a cock as long as your shin. Although, I guess elephants and horses are pretty endowed tbh, maybe the stories are true...

future dinosaurs

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- Wed, 08 Jan 2020 14:03:45 EST BApuzidh No.23853
File: 1578510225827.jpg -(39724B / 38.79KB, 640x360) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. future dinosaurs
you know how we are like "people from the 1800s were dumb, dinosaurs didn't look like that HA! WE have it right!", well it will always be like this. In any case, what will dinosaurs look like in the future?
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Cyril Durringtane - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 04:33:33 EST 0W40+vts No.23854 Reply
>>23853
Expect more quills and feathers and people being confident about colors.

Bioenthropy

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- Mon, 02 Sep 2019 20:24:50 EST bjHL8emt No.23803
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"Life always finds a way.
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基督圣战士 - Mon, 30 Dec 2019 22:16:06 EST InmtvgDv No.23849 Reply
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>>23803
说起恐龙,我们中国人一直都认为鸟类的祖先就是恐龙,因为我们发现的中华鸟龙与鸟非常相似。

underrated dinosaur thread?

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- Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:21:15 EST XB5ns5N0 No.23607
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Underrated dinosaur thread.
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before dinosaurs

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- Wed, 03 Aug 2016 23:20:07 EST sA1X1JXb No.23343
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does /dino/ think there were things here before dinosaurs?

creatures predating dinosaurs.. buried deep turned into oil or other mineral/substance
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David Hezzleshit - Sat, 02 Nov 2019 14:54:37 EST LOxSU4z3 No.23829 Reply
>>23343
It all started with the penisinsidesonia creature. T'wa(t)s not a dragon tho
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James Sizzleback - Wed, 25 Dec 2019 16:17:38 EST 2wAeCyFW No.23843 Reply
>>23351
But without lips they cant speak french nor suck dick.

Pangea

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- Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:29:47 EST wBLqNxXg No.23431
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What would daily life on pangea be like?
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Clara Fassleridge - Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:26:55 EST 0W40+vts No.23822 Reply
If you suddenly got transported there you'd probably very quickly get horribly sick from ancient viruses your body can't handle and then eaten
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McKush - Mon, 11 Nov 2019 17:56:09 EST hhj7s1M9 No.23830 Reply
I imagine a pretty dry inland but quite nice on the shores and there's a lot of shore. It's quite a crazy thing to have existed.
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Edwin Blackville - Fri, 06 Dec 2019 07:39:49 EST 9p8kk3Ep No.23840 Reply
>>23822
You wouldn't even have the time to get sick considering the atmosphere would likely burn you to death


R.I.P.

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- Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:57:33 EST XXg8Sh7i No.23810
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>Only paleontology board is dead
Whittington doesn't approve
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Caroline Greenlock - Sat, 02 Nov 2019 00:17:59 EST X2SftNyb No.23828 Reply
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>>23810
yeah well he's dead too so deal with it
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Fuck Billingfoot - Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:56:03 EST TZ3YY60F No.23832 Reply
>>23828
So are the dinosaurs
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