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   Maybe some of you uppity easterners might consider fixing the road flooding problems, but out here in the Northwest we just put up a 'Salmon Crossing' sign

06 Nov 2012 01:12 PM   |   7714 clicks   |   SeattlePI
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davidphogan     
Oh I wish I wish I hadn't killed that fish.

06 Nov 2012 01:16 PM
brap    [TotalFark]  
 KOMO-TV?  More like COHO-TV!
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA AHHA um, er, um, that's not in the least bit humorous.  I have shamed my dojo.
 
*sulks off into the sunset*

06 Nov 2012 01:17 PM
Snarfangel    [TotalFark]  
Why did the salmon cross the road?

06 Nov 2012 01:20 PM
blatz514    [TotalFark]  
OH, so not this guy....carry on.

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06 Nov 2012 01:22 PM
cig-mkr     
Did they ever move the Deer Crossing signs to safer places for the deer to cross?

06 Nov 2012 01:22 PM
abhorrent1     

06 Nov 2012 01:25 PM
whidbey     
They do need to "fix" that river.

It's amusing to watch the fish, but no way is that kind of habitat destruction good for the run.

06 Nov 2012 01:31 PM
zeitgeist1     
yawn....

Fish...water...swim...........

amazement!

06 Nov 2012 01:31 PM
Bill_Wick's_Friend     

abhorrent1: Your dog wants Salmon


I live near several spawning channels.

My dog is afraid of the fish, though. He sloooooowly approaches the edge of the creek bank and then the fishes flop around and it spooks him.

He's a very good dog. He's just not very brave.

06 Nov 2012 01:32 PM
stuhayes2010     
A story like that kind of demands a picture. But I guess we can't expect a reporter to leave the office for a story.

06 Nov 2012 01:34 PM
dofus     
There's a guy in town here with a 'No Wake Zone' sign in his front yard. It's been there for years. He doesn't live anywhere near a river.

06 Nov 2012 01:36 PM
abhorrent1     

Bill_Wick's_Friend: My dog is afraid of the fish, though. He sloooooowly approaches the edge of the creek bank and then the fishes flop around and it spooks him.

He's a very good dog. He's just not very brave.


We had a Jack Russell that was freakin crazy. We'd go rent a cabin in MN and go fishing. He'd jump off the dock trying to get them as you reeled them in. Our other dog would run away.

06 Nov 2012 01:37 PM
cryinoutloud     

stuhayes2010: A story like that kind of demands a picture. But I guess we can't expect a reporter to leave the office for a story.


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06 Nov 2012 01:40 PM
mudpants     
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06 Nov 2012 01:42 PM
brap    [TotalFark]  
The carp used to do this in the midwest.
 
There would always be some bowhunting jackass shooting them.

06 Nov 2012 01:43 PM
whidbey     

cryinoutloud: stuhayes2010: A story like that kind of demands a picture. But I guess we can't expect a reporter to leave the office for a story.

[www.fws.gov image 530x352]

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I swear we have the most bizarre possible tourist activities up here. Bonus: for locals.

06 Nov 2012 01:44 PM
detroitdoesntsuckthatbad     

cryinoutloud: stuhayes2010: A story like that kind of demands a picture. But I guess we can't expect a reporter to leave the office for a story.

[www.fws.gov image 530x352]

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That first one was in Oregon last spring (not too far away from me) but I'll let it pass.

06 Nov 2012 01:47 PM
Raystorm     

mudpants: [cache.jezebel.com image 300x353]


Why did some idiot have to ruin a perfectly good fish picture, by putting HER in it?

06 Nov 2012 01:52 PM
hogans     
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Feeling right at home.

06 Nov 2012 01:56 PM
crabsno termites     

dofus: There's a guy in town here with a 'No Wake Zone' sign in his front yard. It's been there for years. He doesn't live anywhere near a river.


Doesn't like Irish?

06 Nov 2012 01:59 PM
trappedspirit     
You can't use a word like 'uppity' during an election year.

06 Nov 2012 02:02 PM
firemanbuck     

stuhayes2010: A story like that kind of demands a picture. But I guess we can't expect a reporter to leave the office for a story.


You can't get away from the pictures up here. As the story says, it happens every year, and yet every year they put news crews out there. Save gas and just use the stock footage.... Don't get me started about the first significant snowfall in Snoqualmie Pass....

06 Nov 2012 02:07 PM
Englebert Slaptyback     

dofus


There's a guy in town here with a 'No Wake Zone' sign in his front yard. It's been there for years. He doesn't live anywhere near a river.


Maybe he sleeps a lot and doesn't want to be disturbed.

06 Nov 2012 02:10 PM
El Brujo     

brap: KOMO-TV?  More like COHO-TV!
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA AHHA um, er, um, that's not in the least bit humorous.  I have shamed my dojo.
 
*sulks off into the sunset*


(I liked it)

06 Nov 2012 02:16 PM
dbrunker     
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06 Nov 2012 02:20 PM
Cold_Sassy     

abhorrent1: Your dog wants Salmon


Is this the same dog? Link

New today on cheezburger

06 Nov 2012 02:22 PM
Fano    [TotalFark]  
I'm on the lookout for the Tree Octopuses

06 Nov 2012 02:37 PM
AbbeySomeone     

El Brujo: brap: KOMO-TV?  More like COHO-TV!
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA AHHA um, er, um, that's not in the least bit humorous.  I have shamed my dojo.
 
*sulks off into the sunset*

(I liked it)


It got a chuckle out of me as well.

06 Nov 2012 02:47 PM
Cold_Sassy     

Englebert Slaptyback: dofus

There's a guy in town here with a 'No Wake Zone' sign in his front yard. It's been there for years. He doesn't live anywhere near a river.


Maybe he sleeps a lot and doesn't want to be disturbed.


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AAHHA

You are very funny! (for years, too)

06 Nov 2012 02:48 PM
davidphogan     

dbrunker:


Awesome.

06 Nov 2012 02:56 PM
wambu     
Maybe some of you uppity easterners might consider fixing the road flooding problems, but out here in the Northwest we just put up a 'Smug Asshats Crossing' sign

FTFY

06 Nov 2012 02:58 PM
not_an_indigo     
I used to live near the salmon hatchery in Issaquah. One year the creek flooded so bad that people were pulling salmon out of the undercarriages of their vehicles.

That clarified for me the reason for the first floor apartments being three feet off the ground.

06 Nov 2012 03:06 PM
Hongcouver     
With the amount it has been raining lately I'm surprised salmon aren't swimming straight up into the sky.

06 Nov 2012 03:19 PM
Englebert Slaptyback     

Cold_Sassy


You are very funny! (for years, too)


Thank you kindly!

*tips hat*

06 Nov 2012 03:19 PM
SkunkWerks     
I put up a "Vermont Crossing" sign, if you want to get technical.

Why yes, I live in Connecticut.

06 Nov 2012 03:22 PM
olapbill     

mudpants: [cache.jezebel.com image 300x353]


thats pretty much how i pictured it would smell.

06 Nov 2012 04:14 PM
iheartscotch     

brap:  KOMO-TV?  More like COHO-TV!
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA AHHA um, er, um, that's not in the least bit humorous.  I have shamed my dojo.
 
*sulks off into the sunset*


Yeah; you might have to commit seppuku; maybe even harakiri to atone for the shame.

I, however, came prepared.

Why did the salmon cross the street? Because he hatched on the other side.

06 Nov 2012 04:20 PM
chachi88     

mudpants: [cache.jezebel.com image 300x353]


mudshark?

06 Nov 2012 04:33 PM
mugwump867     
I miss the semi-annual flooding/meager snowfall that would strand me atop my Eastside hill for days on end. Here in the great flatlands you're expected to show up at work no matter what.

06 Nov 2012 04:56 PM
Tumunga     

brap: The carp used to do this in the midwest.
 
There would always be some bowhunting jackass shooting them.


Carp are the Obama-phone recipients of the fish world.

06 Nov 2012 05:39 PM
nytmare     
GIS has plenty of screenshots. Here's one:
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06 Nov 2012 06:29 PM
BGates     
It happens every year, yet it's still news.

06 Nov 2012 08:11 PM
LordOfThePings     
Normally, they cross by bike.

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06 Nov 2012 09:43 PM
cuzsis     

not_an_indigo: I used to live near the salmon hatchery in Issaquah. One year the creek flooded so bad that people were pulling salmon out of the undercarriages of their vehicles.

That clarified for me the reason for the first floor apartments being three feet off the ground.


Wasn't 1996 or so by any chance?

/friends lived on the creek, the phone calls back and forth were pretty hilarious!

06 Nov 2012 09:58 PM
not_an_indigo     

cuzsis: not_an_indigo: I used to live near the salmon hatchery in Issaquah. One year the creek flooded so bad that people were pulling salmon out of the undercarriages of their vehicles.

That clarified for me the reason for the first floor apartments being three feet off the ground.

Wasn't 1996 or so by any chance?

/friends lived on the creek, the phone calls back and forth were pretty hilarious!


Nope, was before I moved in. Though 2006/7 (I forget which) was a fun flood.

06 Nov 2012 10:04 PM
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