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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:52 AM

Human beings have 46 chromosomes, 2 less than the common potato.

a good friend gave me this gift yesterday:




and we sat on the porch and discussed:
Human beings have 46 chromosomes, 2 less than the common potato...etc., etc., etc....

nice afternoon...

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Reply Human beings have 46 chromosomes, 2 less than the common potato. (Original post)
kpete Apr 2012 OP
leveymg Apr 2012 #1
Xyzse Apr 2012 #2
panopeagenerosa Apr 2012 #7
panopeagenerosa Apr 2012 #3
snooper2 Apr 2012 #4
Egalitarian Thug Apr 2012 #6
snooper2 Apr 2012 #8
ronnie624 Apr 2012 #5
HappyMe Apr 2012 #9
Bruce Wayne Apr 2012 #10

Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:59 AM

1. Does this mean G-d granted dominion over the earth and the beasts of the field to the common spud?

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Guess this news that potatoes have more chromosomes than people means we need to revise our understanding of humanity's place on this planet.



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Response to leveymg (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:09 AM

2. LOL

Gotta admit, that is awesome.

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Response to leveymg (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 12:03 PM

7. Not to the common spud

 

but to the Solanaceae generally.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:16 AM

3. That's potatoe, with an e on the end nt.

 

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:27 AM

4. And god did it all in 6 days..LOL

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Response to snooper2 (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 12:02 PM

6. Yeah, and then ran out of energy before finishing the job. n/t

 

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Response to Egalitarian Thug (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 01:07 PM

8. No, he just turned into a neutron star about 14 million light years away...

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:51 AM

5. Some plants and bacteria contain thousands.

But they are mostly duplicates, and serve no role in the physical characteristics of the organism.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 01:14 PM

9. I welcome the Potato Overlords!

Baked, fried, or mashed.


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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 01:18 PM

10. Potato Boobies!! Yay!

Did I fail the the Potato Rorschach test again?

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