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HCRU July Contest Entry's

Discussion in 'HermitCrabs"R"Us Exclusive Contest - "A Boardwalk ' started by Eric, Jul 5, 2005.

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  1. Eric

    Eric "First Molt, A Success"

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    Here you can post all entry's for the contest or any questons you may have about it.

    Eric
     
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    froggz37 "First Molt, A Success"

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    Good contest idea Eric [​IMG]

    You know your addicted to hermit crabs when:

    1.) You walk through stores looking at things and every other thing you pick up you think, " Wow, this would make a good _____ for the crabs!" or, "Hmmm, could I use this for the hermits??"

    2.) You sit in front of the tank for hours watching your crabs eat climb and shell-shop.

    3.) You have to prepare the crab food one handed while keeping the other hand on your nose.

    4.) You stand in Wal-mart for an hour trying to decide between two baskets of shells and finally when who ever is with you is close to leaving you, you decide to get them both.

    and number five:
    Every time you walk into a pet shop with hermit crabs the employee's run the other way so they don't have to stand with you for an hour while you try to decide which crabs to buy, or they are so used to you they just tell you to go ahead.
     
  3. Jennifer Leatherwood

    Jennifer Leatherwood (Micro Crab)

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    You know you're addicted to hermit crabs when:

    1. When you friends at work start asking "how many now" and they get a kick out of telling your customers "jenn's got crabs" (while I'm bartending)

    2.When you have a 35"x45" hermit photo collage hanging on your wall.

    3.When you spend more money and time on shell shopping than you do on your own clothes.

    4. When you drive 3 towns out of your way to go to a different Petco, because you are too embarrassed to go to the closer one, because you are the crab lady [​IMG]

    5.You really know you are addicted to hermit crabs when you check back with HCRU 5 or 6 times a day to see what is going on with everyones crabs. You actually don't even log off, U just stayed logged in all the time.
     
  4. Eric

    Eric "First Molt, A Success"

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    Hi Froggz thanks but it was all of us. The mods had a big part in it. Thanks Kuplakrabs and Kali_Ma for all your ideas and help with this.


    Eric
     
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    Kali_Ma (Small Crab)

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    It was all Wendy! LOL

    I just functioned really well in my capacity as a "yes" man.

    I'm thinking for the next one. I am, honest...
     
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    happy_crabbies (Micro Crab)

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    You Know You Are Addicted TO Hermit Crabs When:

    1. A co-worker emails you that she just bought 2 hermit crabs, so you go home and pack up a little "care package" of some "essentials" as a welcome gift [​IMG]

    2. You do a "HAPPY DANCE" when your babies re-surface perfectly after a LONG molt and everyone around looks at you kinda funny [​IMG]

    3. You go grocery shopping with your teenage daugher...you put something in the cart and she says "don't tell me that is for your crabs too!" [​IMG]

    4. It is bedtime and your are just about to fall alseep when you hear your crabbies coming out to play and you just HAVE to "check on them". Before you know it- it is WAY past your bedtime [​IMG]

    and last but not least... You enter a contest on a Hermit Crab website telling everyone about your hermit crab ADDICTION [​IMG]
     
  7. froggz37

    froggz37 "First Molt, A Success"

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    lmbo Kerie. At least you have a while. And thanks Wendy for the great idea.
     
  8. rottiegirl25

    rottiegirl25 Hi, I'm New Here!

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    1. You start looking for a job to support you HABIT.
    2. You spend your days thinking of new ways to improve you hermies lives.
    3. Your web Browser refuses to let you search for anything hermit crab related.
    4. Your family thinks you have lost your mind
    5. You plan your spare cash around your hermit crabs.
    6.you go grocery shopping for the crabs and foreget about youself.
    7. speaking of food the crabs eat much better then you do.
    8. Your driving dowm the road see a garage sale and stop to see if there is anything there you can use for your hermits.
    9. your room is the warmest room in the house cause the crabs like it that way.
    10. Your daily agenda revolves aroung your hermies, rescues, planning new toys for them,etc,etc,etc.
     
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    moire_eel "Second Molt, A Success"

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    Ooohhh... I resemble far, far too many of these.


    Here's my list, David Letterman-style:

    5. You purchase a domain name for your crabs (ok, and for my crayfish too): http://www.decapods.net [​IMG]

    4. You have pictures of your hermit crabs on your fridge, stored in your camera phone, on the cover of your datebook, as your computer's desktop image and screen saver at work ... [​IMG]

    3. You give an impromptu seminar for Petco employees on how to tell the different species apart, using the new Ruggies, Indos, PPs and Straws that just arrived at the store. [​IMG]

    2. Your largest purple pincher knows all your secrets, but y'all are such close buddies you know he'll never tell. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    and finally ...

    1. When asked what the sexiest body part is, you say without hesitation ... "EYESTALKS!" [​IMG]
     
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    kuplakrabs "Second Molt, A Success"

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    WOOOW, these entries are really, really good! This is going to be the toughest yet to judge for the finalists.
     
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    Kali_Ma (Small Crab)

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    LOL!!!! So true, or antennae.
     
  12. Eric

    Eric "First Molt, A Success"

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    Ok everyone only 7 days left [​IMG] This is going to be very hard.

    Eric
     
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    Felicity Loves Animals (Small Crab)

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    You know you are addicted to hermit crabs when:
    1. You panic when you "lose" your hermit crab, and he's right beside you!
    2. You buy your hermit crabs their fave live everyday, costing for one live food at: $20.00!!
    3. You buy all the hermit crabs any place you see them, no matter how much they cost.
    4. You talk hermit crab language while talking to somebody, every time you see a hermit crab, no matter who's beside you.
    5. If your hermit crab dies, you have a HUGE furanel.


    Thanks everyone!! Good luck to everyone[​IMG]!!
     
  14. Eric

    Eric "First Molt, A Success"

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    One more day [​IMG] Get your entrys in [​IMG]

    Eric
     
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    Felicity Loves Animals (Small Crab)

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    YAY!![​IMG]
     
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    kuplakrabs "Second Molt, A Success"

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    Originally posted by Medley
    in a separate thread-moved here to keep all related posts together:


    Posted July 19, 2005 07:30 AM
    You know when you are addicted to hermit crabs when:
    1. When you go to bed at night, you go to sleep and you dream about your hermit crabs.
    2.When your engaged to a kind wonderful man, whom no woman could resist, but you postpone the wedding to take care if a sick hermit crab!
    3.When you spend 2 hours trying to chip the paint off a shell that only cost $0.25!!!
    4.On your vacation to Hawaii with your husband, you get your husband a seperate room, and sleep with the hermit crabs!
    5.When you have to tuck your crabs in bed a night, read them a bedtime story, and kiss them goodnight!
    6.When you see something your hermit crabs would just LOVE and you spend 5 hours rolling pennies, and searching ALL OVER the house for money to pay for it!
    7.You spend 3 weeks reading over 200 hermit crab websites, when you hermit crab is only molting!!!
    8.If your hermit crab has bad eyesite, you spend $300.00 to get you hermit crab a special pair of glasses!!!
    9.you go to the bank and ask for a $400.00 loan to build your hermit crabs a 100 sq feet tank!
    10.When you have a 10 room house and add on a 30 by 30 room just for your hermit crabs!
    11. You have 5 family members in your 12 room house, and the crabs live in 11 rooms of the house and you and your 5 family members live in 1 room!!!


    The End!

    Medley
     
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