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I Love the Ocean and All That Lives In It

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    So great to find so many ocean fanatics!

    !! I've had a shark obsession since I was 4yrs old and saw jaws. Since, then I have collected, watched & read as much as I could on them, & Jacque & jean-Michel Cousteau , Ron & Valerie Taylor, Rodney Fox (among others) were my rock stars!!! I do scuba but have never done a shark...
    Loraleej Loraleej 41-45 Mar 22

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    Honestly?

    I don't really like sharks all that much... Lately I have been afraid of even going into the gulf anymore.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 21, 2010

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    The Ocean

    The ocean is the most mystical part of nature for me. It contains more secrets in its depths, more knowledge in its soul, than a mere mortal man can ever hope to experience in ten lifetimes. It is to me the very essence of eternity, for how can it ever die? The tides ebb...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F Apr 28, 2013

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    Leaning Towards a Strange Element

      I don't remember exactly what year it was or how old I was when I was introduced to the ocean but it hasn't left me at all even though I was born in Kansas. Instead the trips that we would take to Florida would be full of expectation, full of...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    ~kersplash!~

    "Blue seas cover seven tenths of this earth's surface,and are the domain of the largest brain ever created...." ~from the introduction of Whale Nation-by Heathcote Williams. A wonderous book (if you can find a copy!) but beware of the facts contained therein...we of a...
    dubkebab dubkebab 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Share It Here, Or Maybe There!

    It's nice to have an outlet to express myself, (thank god I have had typing class).  After 2 in the morning and feeling like I want to call somebody, but no.  I haven't the friends I had had.  Life has changed, (we have grown up).  I didn't realize how slow I had been to...
    mysolovide mysolovide 31-35 1 Response May 2, 2011

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    I Love The Ocean And All That Lives In It.

    Its beauty and complex eco system just excites me. Its like an entire different planet down there. 
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2011

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