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Old 09-13-2018, 07:39 AM
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Hence my comment about it being strangely hard to find official art.

People love that weird dino...
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Old 09-13-2018, 08:07 AM
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Woo! Got Tropius on the list single-handedly by voting it as my #1, you're welcome. What's not to love about flying-banana-sauropod? I finally got one via trading in GO, since it's a regional exclusive to Africa in that game.

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The bunches of fruit around Tropius's neck are very popular with children. This Pokemon loves fruit, and eats it continuously. Apparently, its love for fruit resulted in its own outgrowth of fruit.
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Old 09-13-2018, 08:28 AM
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I finally got one via trading in GO, since it's a regional exclusive to Africa in that game.
I bless the rains with my Tropius
Gonna take some time to train the mons we never had
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Old 09-13-2018, 09:15 AM
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Like, I can't explain why, but Tropius' banana beard is truly upsetting to me. Please, kids, don't eat from Tropius.
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:13 AM
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Tropius's banana beard is probably the best feature. Not only can one fly you anywhere you want to go, there's also a free in-flight meal!
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:33 AM
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Objectively, I know this. But... just shave, Tropius. Please.

EDIT: To be clear, I'm not criticizing Tropius. This is my own weird thing.

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Old 09-13-2018, 01:40 PM
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If I didnt make it in to TT's 50 favorite dinos.

Well, let's just say you're all going to miss Octo...
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Old 09-13-2018, 03:48 PM
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Okay the thing is when your body is made up of plants I do just want to rip the plants apart like a curious toddler or chimp. Sometimes I want to eat them. Sorry 2 countless pokémon and the sylvari.
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Old 09-13-2018, 03:49 PM
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Like, I can't explain why, but Tropius' banana beard is truly upsetting to me. Please, kids, don't eat from Tropius.
I’m almost 30. I’m basically 30. Heck on that advice!
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:18 PM
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Okay the thing is when your body is made up of plants I do just want to rip the plants apart like a curious toddler or chimp. Sometimes I want to eat them. Sorry 2 countless pokémon and the sylvari.
I bet Bulbasaur bulbs taste fantastic steamed with butter and a little lemon.
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Old 09-13-2018, 06:52 PM
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I bet Bulbasaur bulbs taste fantastic steamed with butter and a little lemon.


(The fact that these aren't real disappoints me. Also... don't look up lemon pokemon. Don't make the same mistake I did.)
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Old 09-17-2018, 07:26 AM
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It never occurred to me to consider pokemon for the dino list... Such a missed opportunity...
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Old 09-18-2018, 02:44 PM
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SHOEBILL!
(30 Points. Biggest Fan: Solitayre)

Traits:
Lovable Doof
Lookit that guy!
Adorable!


When park co-financier Solitayre submitted his vote for the Shoebill (a kind of bird) to be included, there was some... consternation. Many late-night meetings were held, only some of which he was invited to. But, BY GOD, this park was founded on the one simple principle that if you consider it a dinosaur, then who's to say it isn't?. And besides, look at that goober. You look at that guys face and tell me you don't want a 50-foot tall one behind an electrified fence! You can't do it, can you?

The Shoebill (or Whalehead) is a kind of Stork from central Africa, noted for being really big and looking like a big, smug, doof. Some Shoebills have been known to reach 60 inches in height. Which is way too big for a bird. It's also considered to be one of the five most desired birds in Africa by ornithologists. And I am honestly not sure how big of a deal that is. I'm presuming there's a lot of kinds of birds in Africa though, it's a big place, so I guess it's pretty good.
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Old 09-18-2018, 03:04 PM
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Sauroniops Pachytholus
(30 Points, Only One Who Knew How to Spell It: Loki)

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Looks like a Tyrannosaur
Acts like a Tyrannosaur
Except SUPER GIGANTIC


When voting for what dinosaurs to include in our park commenced, there were, of course, some debate. Naturally, many people wanted to vote for the tyrannosaurus. But some people, jokesters mainly, thought it was a better idea to split the vote by voting for a guy who is basically a tyrannosaur, but isn't quite there. So if your favorite dinosaur didn't have enough votes to show up, I guess you can take solace in the fact that a T-Rex knock-off that even Wikipedia knows barely anything about won't be forgotten.

On the other hand, this fella is also called The Tyranno-Titan or Gigantosaurus, and is the largest land-predator ever discovered. So WHO'S LAUGHING NOW?!?!


The Sauroniops Pachytholus is a theropod dinosaur. What does "Theropod" mean? Well, let's do some word-association. When I say the word "dinosaur", odds are the image that pops into your head is a theropod. It resembles a tyrannosaur in many respects, except that it has a relatively smaller, more streamlined head. And I say "relatively" because this thing... was... HUGE. It was only recently discovered (enough bone-fragments to make a good guess at the size of its head were found in 2012), and is 40-feet long and 10-feet tall.

It was also named Sauroniops not because "Sauron" is a good dino-name, but because all they could find was a gigantic eye socket, and figured they might as well name it after the bad guy from Lord of the Rings.
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Old 09-18-2018, 07:13 PM
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Shoebills are pretty great. Here it is in action.



Yessiree, great bird. Great video. And it ends entirely happily. Yep. Certainly no need to see anything beyond the point where I set the video to end. No sir.
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Old 09-19-2018, 07:41 AM
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Shoebill is a great choice.

Octo is spot on about me voting for the off-brand T-Rex. T-Rex is basic. Sauron is cool despite the LoTR connection. Let me enumate the ways:

* It looks cool. Look at those stripes on its head. What do you mean "artist interpretation?" Don't care. It's sleeker, meaner, more streamlined (but note not smaller) that dumb ol Rex. This thing wouldn't get outpaced by a jeep I tell you that.

* It's from Morocco. That means it wore a fez.

In conclusion:

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Old 09-19-2018, 07:46 AM
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At first I thought this was just the equivalent of Loki voting for Hydrox when asked for the Best Cookie.

But so help me God, I did Research and then I learned that this was a DOUBLE BIG tyrannosaur named the Tyranno-Titan like it was a friggin’ Power Ranger Monster, and I learned I was a damn fool to rush to hudgement
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Old 09-19-2018, 08:03 AM
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I’m nothing if I’m not a guy who votes for good dinos.
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Old 09-19-2018, 08:38 AM
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♫Calling in, calling out,
Hadrosaurid runs in when I run out!♪
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Old 09-19-2018, 10:37 AM
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What is a 60-inch (i.e., 5 foot) bird but a small modern-age dinosaur?!
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Old 09-19-2018, 06:10 PM
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I am starting to worry my #1 may have been folded into a larger vote in which case I will be... upset.

(Although it would be my fault for not specifying)
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Old 09-19-2018, 06:10 PM
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Shoebills are the only birds that are truly frightening and sinister... great choice. Cassowaries are dangerous, but I don’t feel threatened by them. If one suddenly appeared to me in this room and charged, I guarantee I would be fearless.
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Old 09-19-2018, 08:19 PM
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Cassowaries are dangerous, but I don’t feel threatened by them.
Lucky you. Unfortunately, they keep shoving notes under my door reminding me to pay my vig or they'll break my arms.
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