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Kahis
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Posted on 09-10-2009 21:12
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Just goes to prove that some people have much too much spare time on their hands Wink
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Posted on 09-10-2009 22:35
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Anyway,

here is the real classic (as in Fly-Times 41):


i.imagehost.org/t/0444/nick_downes_diptera_2.jpg
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so long,
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Jere, I'm very impressed!
I even checked that both flies on picture N2 are really males.
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Andrzej
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two words only : Memento Mori ShockShockShock
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"100 things to do with a dead clusterfly". Thanks, Kahis.
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I passed it on to my friends on Facebook, and they passed it on again. Then I found about a dozen lnks to it on twitter yesterday, so it si very popular now. Pfft
 
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Posted on 15-10-2009 10:18
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Another classic piece of artwork is Lewis Trondheim's comic-strip "La Mouche". Highly recommendable!
 
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