Anonymous June 1, 2008 1:53 AM

I guess it’s a bit like moving a carpet; much harder when the load is flexible, and has no handholds. And unlike carpets, squid are also slippery!

girl in the bloody dress June 1, 2008 8:40 AM

I’m sorry, I just don’t get it. What’s the fascination with squid!?

miked June 6, 2008 2:01 AM

@girl, these giant squid are facinating to some people…esp because of old stories that tell of a time when men feared these creatures when sailing far out at sea….and that no one has seen them in modern times. their foreold size has never been physically verified.

@Davi, im guessing that the mass of the squid was difficult to move, being not a rigid structure. 🙂 Though I agree with you that these fishermen are probably used to dealing with dynamic loading and unloading, and obtuse lifting tasks.

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