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Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« on: August 13, 2009, 07:11:27 AM »

I am in Kuwait, and there are fat-tailed black scorpions running around here everywhere.

I have caught one and keep it in my office. I have been toying with the idea of bringing it back to the states and selling it.

First of all, since this is the second most venomous scorpion in the world, what are your views about bringing it back? What if someone buys it, brings it home and is stung and dies? What if, in fact, my customer's child is killed? Am I to blame, in your view?

Secondly, how much would YOU pay for such an animal?

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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2009, 07:32:13 AM »

How much for the little girl? The women, how much for the women?

Your women, I want to buy your women. The little girl. Your daughters. Sell them to me. Sell me your children.
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2009, 08:36:08 AM »

Yeah I don't think it's a good idea. What are you keeping it in? A jar on your desk?
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2009, 10:58:42 AM »

How much for the little girl? The women, how much for the women?

Your women, I want to buy your women. The little girl. Your daughters. Sell them to me. Sell me your children.

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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2009, 01:29:47 PM »

I am in Kuwait, and there are fat-tailed black scorpions running around here everywhere.

I have caught one and keep it in my office. I have been toying with the idea of bringing it back to the states and selling it.

First of all, since this is the second most venomous scorpion in the world, what are your views about bringing it back? What if someone buys it, brings it home and is stung and dies? What if, in fact, my customer's child is killed? Am I to blame, in your view?

Secondly, how much would YOU pay for such an animal?

I would say if it was an experienced herp keeper, well you see where im coming from. There are people more then capable of keeping such things. Should you, perhaps if you had a sure fire buyer that checked out in ability.
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2009, 02:02:56 PM »

Morally, would I say that you're responsible if someone buys a scorpion and it stings them or their child?  No.

Legally, is bringing a scorpion to the United States from Kuwait allowed?  Almost certainly not. 

Would I buy a scorpion from you, for any price, from anywhere?  No. 
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2009, 04:25:09 PM »

Its not legal. Customs, and all.
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2009, 12:14:03 AM »

Its not legal. Customs, and all.
Bringing back Cuban cigars isn't legal, yet I do it every time I travel internationally.

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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2009, 12:35:05 AM »

Are you going to smuggle it into the country in your underpants? :)

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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2009, 12:15:22 PM »

why can't people be statisfied with either a cat or a dog, like a normal human being.

what kind of fucking creep wants a god damned alien-looking insect sitting on their aquarium next to their bed or in their living room?
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2009, 01:55:02 PM »

why can't people be statisfied with either a cat or a dog, like a normal human being.

Because normal is boring? 
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2009, 04:42:56 AM »

why can't people be statisfied with either a cat or a dog, like a normal human being.

Because normal is boring? 

Scorpions are neat animals, but I prefer a dog, personally. I know some people like to buy them and keep them as pets, that's why I am considering bringing it home with me: to sell.

I don't know what price it will fetch. I understand that Emperor Scorpions cost between $20-60.

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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2009, 05:44:11 AM »

Hell, I'm half temped to catch the black widow that lives outside my barracks and keep it as a pet.

Lemme know about any offers, I might have to invest when i go over there.
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2009, 09:39:29 AM »

why can't people be statisfied with either a cat or a dog, like a normal human being.

what kind of fucking creep wants a god damned alien-looking insect sitting on their aquarium next to their bed or in their living room?

Scorpions are not insects....  they are related to spiders.  More than 6 legs.
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Re: Selling an exotic, potentially lethal, scorpion...
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2009, 10:12:05 AM »

I am in Kuwait, and there are fat-tailed black scorpions running around here everywhere.

I have caught one and keep it in my office. I have been toying with the idea of bringing it back to the states and selling it.

First of all, since this is the second most venomous scorpion in the world, what are your views about bringing it back? What if someone buys it, brings it home and is stung and dies? What if, in fact, my customer's child is killed? Am I to blame, in your view?

Secondly, how much would YOU pay for such an animal?

are you a fucking idiot? 
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