I made my lover cry this weekend :(

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  1. JohnJohnJohnson

    JohnJohnJohnson Effetely Sipping My Latte OT Supporter

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    I bought us a pair of lobsters on Saturday. I love lobsters (and so should you, unless you're a vagitarian).

    As you know, usually you drop them alive into steam or boiling water. They undergo a lot of pain in the process, so Emily suggested that we look up a more humane method on the interwebz. The humane execution of a lobster involves piercing its brain rapidly and then rotating the knife downwards, slicing it in half. It's about as quick as you can hope for and prevents a great deal of suffering.

    Being a great person :bigthumb:, I decided to take the ethically superior route and kill it prior to cooking.

    I then performed what was probably the most concentred act of evil in my entire life :hs: ... I don't think I've ever caused so much suffering to a living being in so short a period of time... I stabbed the lobster's shell all wrong, just pinning it to the cutting board without killing it.

    The lobster suffered SO MUCH pain as a result that its tail convulsed back and forth spastically for the next 40 seconds... not in the automatic twitchy way lobsters do when they are already dead, but in the "OMG! AHHHH!! GET THIS KNIFE OUT OF MY EXOSKELETON!!!" way that they do when being brutally tortured to death. Emily said "Oh my god," and sat on the couch, "I think I'm going to cry."

    I was like "Ummm :ugh: :barf:," myself just standing there with this crustacean freaking out at the end of my butcher knife... while Emily sobbed for about 20 minutes, ~5 of them in the fetal position. :wtc: :wtc: :wtc:
     
  2. demosnat

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    I could be wrong, but I don't think they really have a nervous system, let me check brb.
    I remember being back home in New England and we went for lobster, they put it in the pot and it screamed, I didn't understand at the time that that noise is just air bubbles moving through the shell, and I was inconsolable for weeks
     
  3. demosnat

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    Yep, lobsters don't feel pain. They respond to stimulus, but like fish and insects, they don't actually 'hurt'
     
  4. JohnJohnJohnson

    JohnJohnJohnson Effetely Sipping My Latte OT Supporter

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    wat. that's wonderful news. link?
     
  5. MattThom01

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    I guess I have two things to say:

    First, unless you're deliberately torturing an animal, probably something similar has happened to one in the wild. I'm sure that whatever eats lobster out in the ocean doesn't always kill it immediately.

    Second, if the lady friend was worried/upset/concerned about seeing it killed or in pain...I would have offered to let her wait in another room or do something else so she doesn't have to see it being done.
     
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    http://www.lobsterinstitute.org/index.php?page=22
     
  7. demosnat

    demosnat New Member

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    We had family friends who were crabbers back home, I always ate crabs/lobsters/muscles, and this bugged me for years :(
     
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    the fuck?

    she's gonna eat it and then cry about how it's being killed? :ugh:

    i hate to say this but....women are so fucking weird
    should have snapped that sucker in half and said "here's dinner babe...eat up"
     
  9. JohnJohnJohnson

    JohnJohnJohnson Effetely Sipping My Latte OT Supporter

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    OF COURSE we ate the lobster! She also said it was the best lobster she'd ever had brutality aside.

    Gosh imagine if we had tortured the thing to death and then NOT eaten it. Bad + bad.
     
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    if she really cared that much... she should have left. that would have saved her alot of pain, and you alot of pain.
     
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    wikipedia has conflicting reports of lobsters feeling pain. however there is this awesome tidbit



    that's almost $4000 USD to kill a lobster in 5 seconds.
     
  12. Killuminati

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    It's just a lobster..... Do you think crawfish feel pain also when you boil them too? It's nothing, I can't believe this bothers people.
     
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    Bothers me. I would've cried too.
     
  14. Falconer

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    I saw a guy kill a lobster wrong on an episode of Queer Eye For the Straight guy. The poor thing twitched and convulsed around like nothing I'd ever seen before :hs:

    Wait, they don't feel pain?

    What about crabs? Boiling them live has got to suck if they feel pain.
     
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    How do we know they don't actually feel pain and that's not just propaganda from the seafood industry?
     
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    I accidentally killed a lizard when I was 17 and I cried.
     
  17. jmezz

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    Why didn't you take the knife out, hold it down, and stab the correct spot instead of just letting it flop around for 40 seconds?
     
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    hm. not a big deal i wouldnt think, however, i know there are people very sensative to animal (or crustation) cruelty/suffering.

    glad it all turned out :bigthumb:


    glad the lobster was the best ever btw!:mamoru:
     
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    http://youtube.com/watch?v=UK-kbt6O6RQ


    dudes a pro :eek3:

    i'm watching dozens of lobsters getting boiled and stabbed, and i didn't hear any of them scream. anyone have a good video with audio of this happening?
     
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    wowza....:wiggle:
     
  21. Diesel66

    Diesel66 My standards for women is like rent-a-centers stan OT Supporter

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    uh YEAH

    I wouldn't beat my cow to death with a sock full of woodscrews, but I have no problem eating a steak.
     
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    I really can't stand when girls are that emotional about stuff.. I understand the whole loving animals thing but I mean.. Does she cry when a spider kills a fly? It's the food chain... Fortunately we're close to the top.

    There have already been plenty of good posts in this thread.. If she knew it might bother her to see the crustacean die, why did she stand there watching in awe?
     
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    So she curled up into the fetal position and cried for a lobster (who don't pain mind you) and then ate it?

    :rofl:

    Give me a break.
     
  24. Midgetized

    Midgetized Don't mess with Douche Cat

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    :werd: It's a little different if you are watching the animal die and suffer right in front of you (whether or not they actually feel pain). I would never want to go out and kill my own food but I have no problem eating something that someone else killed.
     
  25. demosnat

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    I used to feel for the crabs we caught/killed. Did you have similar experiences on your farm?
     

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