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   Undertoad  Sunday Apr 27 12:27 PM

4/27/2003: Goldfish in a sling



Once again the animal queue is longer than the regular queue of images and so we have a happy Sunday. This goldfish is 17 years old and lives in a restaurant in Scotia, NY. He's so old that he's developed a problem with his air bladder, and so he has been outfitted with this sling to keep him upright and happy.



Emrikol  Sunday Apr 27 12:41 PM

Fishy

I wonder though, can he still swim?

It looks like he's stuck there without being able to move at all. If that's so, I don't think he'd be a very happy fish...but, being that old, I'm sure he forgets stuff alot.



xoxoxoBruce  Sunday Apr 27 02:00 PM

(S)He can swim with effort. The floating sling just keeps him/her from dragging on the bottom. Kind of like a wheelchair. Slingchair? Floatchair?



Bitmap  Sunday Apr 27 04:37 PM

it looks like he's sad.



arz  Sunday Apr 27 05:36 PM

Apparently this fish's name is "Dick." That's according to the office email I received about this on Friday morning.

I walked over to the guy who sent it to me and said, "I can't email you what I want to say about this, so I'll just say it. There, at the restaurant, the patrons watch Dick. Here, at this place, we employees do dick."



MachineyBear  Sunday Apr 27 07:46 PM

Does "Dick" have a left eyeball? It just looks like an empty socket to me, but I'm no fish doctor.



wolf  Monday Apr 28 03:35 AM

Poor Dick.

One of my friends has a tank full of fancy goldfish. One of them had a smiliar problem, but he wasn't as advanced in years as this fellow.

His, though, appeared to be brought on by overeating. He was a bit of a pig, especially when it was live worm night, and would eat himself into oblivion, then spend the next hour or two swimming upside down near the top of the tank until he was able to fishfart his way back to being upright.

(It took them a while to recognize when he had finally joined the fishafterlife, since they were used to him looking dead. Apparently REAL fish don't have eyes that look like little "x's" when they croak. )



Griff  Monday Apr 28 07:06 AM

Quote:
Originally posted by wolf
Poor Dick.

...until he was able to fishfart his way back to being upright.

You health care folks and your fancy pants terminology...


xoxoxoBruce  Monday Apr 28 04:24 PM

Quote:
It just looks like an empty socket to me,
They should get him a patch. And a jolly roger.


Elspode  Monday Apr 28 05:03 PM

Quote:
Originally posted by arz
There, at the restaurant, the patrons watch Dick. Here, at this place, we employees do dick."
The restaurant must be one screwed up place, though. After all, they've got their Dick in sling...


Undertoad  Monday Apr 28 06:09 PM

Update: The Fark folks have located a bigger story detailing the sick Dick. With a video. The fish is the size of a hand.



Elspode  Monday Apr 28 11:46 PM

The Yogic flyers video on that same site is good fun as well...and that is one big damn goldfish, indeed. You might even say that that restaurant has a really big Di...nevermind.



Bitmap  Tuesday Apr 29 01:41 AM

it looks like the handlers were having a hard time keeping their hands on the slick.... fish.



Jakeline  Tuesday Apr 29 02:10 PM

"Dr. Fishopolis, you need a shave!.... No! Dr. Fishopolis!"

Can't help it.. that was the first thing that came to mind. I watch too much Space Ghost...



Archer  Wednesday May 14 05:27 PM

Little update

dead Dick . . .

courtesy Fark:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servl...BNStory/Front/



wolf  Thursday May 15 02:18 AM

Poor Dick is limp, huh?

(The goldfish bowl of cremains that will be on the counter is just a little wierd. Isn't there some regulation prohibiting something like that in a place where food is prepared and served?)



Bitmap  Thursday May 15 04:54 PM

Quote:
“We’re not ’flush’ people,”

Hmmm.....


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