UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by Hemingway » Wed May 19, 2010 5:55 pm

Ygern wrote:You know guys, much as I appreciate that this is a curious case, some of the speculating going on here is not even remotely based in fact. Read statements carefully before you start drawing conclusions.
Maybe I did jump the gun slightly before on this issue, however the statement "Her husband is also leaving UCC, to accompany her to her new destination abroad." maybe led me to the conclusion that they were both moving home as a result of this case.

I suppose I reckoned that as Mr Murphy was a full time Professor at UCC, he wouldn’t really have a great incentive to move on and this case may have prompted the move.

In truth, I cannot know to what geographical locations Mrs Murphy applied for new jobs, home or abroad. But it appears her new job is indeed abroad. Maybe that is just the cold truth and I read too much into it. They may have indeed intended moving abroad all along if her work took her away from Ireland. No harm intended. Apologies. My Bad......
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by ctr » Wed May 19, 2010 8:24 pm

Who really cares about the complaint I am just gobsmacked that bats practise fellatio!! :shock:

Is there an evolutionary explanation for this?
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by Ygern » Wed May 19, 2010 8:59 pm

Apparently it allows intercourse to last longer and may increase the chance of pregnancy.

Science blogs has a piece up on how this may work: http://scienceblogs.com/thoughtfulanima ... evolut.php

(article includes bat porn video)
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by ctr » Wed May 19, 2010 10:26 pm

Ygern wrote: (article includes bat porn video)
I am pretty sure I will never read that line on the internet again :lol:
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by Ygern » Wed May 19, 2010 10:34 pm

They even put a seedy music soundtrack on it.
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by nozzferrahhtoo » Thu May 20, 2010 10:44 am

ctr wrote:I am just gobsmacked that bats practise fellatio!! :shock:
I am less gobsmacked by that fact, than the fact that it PROLONGS intercourse when they do it.

I can tell you now, that if mid-coitus some girl pulled off that feat of sexuality, the last thing it would do for me is PROLONG the experience.
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by chemicals » Thu May 20, 2010 10:51 am

nozzferrahhtoo wrote:
I can tell you now, that if mid-coitus some girl pulled off that feat of sexuality, the last thing it would do for me is PROLONG the experience.

Ah ! maybe humans are unique after all !! :wink:
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by Ygern » Thu May 20, 2010 11:14 am

Well, seeing as the best they can manage is 2 - 4 minutes, bats need all the help they can get.
Maybe its the bat equivalent of a little blue pill.
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by bipedalhumanoid » Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:03 pm

This has gone to the high court now...

http://www.independent.ie/national-news ... 41372.html
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Re: UCC Prof and fellatio in bats

Post by bipedalhumanoid » Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:52 pm

There's an article in today's indo about this...

http://www.independent.ie/national-news ... 42885.html
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