Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Attacks ROV

Video. Looks like a Humboldt squid.

Posted on January 2, 2009 at 4:08 PM • 8 Comments

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Henry the HorseJanuary 3, 2009 4:01 AM

I particularly liked the "Adult Personals, Fetish Community" on the same page ;-)

Neeeiigh ...

Clive RobinsonJanuary 3, 2009 5:54 AM

@ Henry the Horse,

Hmmm...

If that sort of thing is to your liking...

Whilst having a hunt around for things Squid to contribute to the page I came across a term that I thought somebody had made up for a joke,

"Japanese tentacle sex"

After a quick google I found a joke it was not....

You will need a broad mind if you go searching.

One site describing it's origins says of it the following,

"Japanese tentacle sex is the evolution of what you get when you have censors preventing actual porn production but leave some loop holes ..."

As they say "You Have Been Warned".

A nonny bunnyJanuary 3, 2009 1:16 PM

@Clive

Cthulhu needs love too.

(Actually, considering the nature of the internet, particularly "rule 34", I shudder to think what I'd find on that with an unsafe google image search.)

Clive RobinsonJanuary 3, 2009 6:05 PM

@

Ahh Rule 34...

As Bruce sometimes links to XKCD, here's one they did on rule 34,

http://xkcd.com/305/

(And I'm hoping that "for the fun of it" the Moderator is not going to munch on it ;)

NostromoJanuary 4, 2009 1:46 AM

This isn't an "attack". Maybe the squid is curious, or playful, or friendly. There's no aggression. It doesn't try to bite the ROV, or damage it in any way.

Who interpreted this as an "attack"?

CensorJanuary 4, 2009 2:05 AM

@ Henry the Horse,
One of the indirect links

http://outside.away.com/outside/features/200607/...
to a Humboldt squid article is pretty kinky.
'Humboldts—mostly five-footers...one attacked his camera, which smashed into his face, while another wrapped itself around his head... dislocating his shoulder. A third bit into his chest...his right eardrum ruptured... "I was in love with the animal," he says.'

Hmm.

John WatersJanuary 4, 2009 9:45 AM

Am I the only one that initially thought that "Rule 34" had something to do with Stephen Wolfram?

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