Turn Off Ads?
Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

  1. #1
    post hype sleeper cincinnati chili's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2001
    Location
    Denver
    Posts
    10,883

    Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    ". . . acquiring J. Blanton from Oakland for, apparently, Bailey/Cueto, Votto and a lesser prospect. I do it in a second . . . The Reds' equation this year is simple: Make Matt Belisle your #3 starter . . . trade for Blanton, win 85 or more, be in the mix all summer." - Paul Daugherty, Feb. 8, 2008

  2. Turn Off Ads?
  3. #2
    Titanic Struggles Caveat Emperor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    The 513
    Posts
    12,742

    Re: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    Quote Originally Posted by cincinnati chili View Post
    That's unbelievably creepy. Not that I was ever a big fan of swimming in lakes and streams to begin with (I hate sharing my swimming space with other living creatures)...

    For the record, they were brain-controlling bugs in Kahn.
    Championships Matter.
    24 Years and Counting...

  4. #3
    The Lineups stink. KronoRed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    West N. Carolina
    Posts
    55,717

    Re: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    We need Jim Kirk and some phasers
    Go Gators!

  5. #4
    Churlish Johnny Footstool's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Location
    Olathe, KS
    Posts
    13,832

    Re: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    You see, their young enter through the ears and wrap themselves around the cerebral cortex. This has the effect of rendering the victim extremely susceptible to suggestion. Later, as they ...grow..., follows madness - and death.
    "I prefer books and movies where the conflict isn't of the extreme cannibal apocalypse variety I guess." Redsfaithful

  6. #5
    The Lineups stink. KronoRed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    West N. Carolina
    Posts
    55,717

    Re: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    These are pets, of course. Not quite domesticated.
    Go Gators!

  7. #6
    First Time Caller SunDeck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2000
    Posts
    5,398

    Re: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    And I thought television was the thing that ate my brain. And recreational drugs. It was an amoeba?
    Next Reds manager, second shooter. --Confirmed on Redszone.

  8. #7
    post hype sleeper cincinnati chili's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2001
    Location
    Denver
    Posts
    10,883

    Re: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    Quote Originally Posted by SunDeck View Post
    It was an amoeba?

    Yup, it's killed 6 times this year. All in hot-weather states. 23 times in the US since 1995.
    ". . . acquiring J. Blanton from Oakland for, apparently, Bailey/Cueto, Votto and a lesser prospect. I do it in a second . . . The Reds' equation this year is simple: Make Matt Belisle your #3 starter . . . trade for Blanton, win 85 or more, be in the mix all summer." - Paul Daugherty, Feb. 8, 2008

  9. #8
    Member Spring~Fields's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Posts
    8,630

    Re: Brain eating amoebae kill people: Didn't we see these things in Star Trek 2?

    That is scary, sad, only consolation is that I can now claim an excuse for the left side of my brain when posting in Redszone.


Turn Off Ads?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Board Moderators may, at their discretion and judgment, delete and/or edit any messages that violate any of the following guidelines: 1. Explicit references to alleged illegal or unlawful acts. 2. Graphic sexual descriptions. 3. Racial or ethnic slurs. 4. Use of edgy language (including masked profanity). 5. Direct personal attacks, flames, fights, trolling, baiting, name-calling, general nuisance, excessive player criticism or anything along those lines. 6. Posting spam. 7. Each person may have only one user account. It is fine to be critical here - that's what this board is for. But let's not beat a subject or a player to death, please.

Thank you, and most importantly, enjoy yourselves!


RedsZone.com is a privately owned website and is not affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds or Major League Baseball


Contact us: Boss | GIK | BCubb2003 | dabvu2498 | Gallen5862 | LexRedsFan | Plus Plus | RedlegJake | redsfan1995 | The Operator | Tommyjohn25