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Anyone else watch this? Really makes me want to go snorkeling, scuba diving, or even jump off the boat in the Gulf of Mexico to cool off.......Freakin shark will bite your face off!!
 

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I always find Shark Week fascinating. I don't think there's anything more terrifying than seeing a great white shark the size of a station wagon coming right at you in open water...

Probably is one of the very worst ways to die, too. Man, not even good to think about it. My mom took me to see Jaws when I was a little kid (because she didn't want to go by herself), and it messed me up but good for a couple of days after that...

Fun Fact™: Great whites don't even have the most vicious bite of all sharks... tiger sharks do. 'Cuz they have to bite through sea turtle shells.
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I watched the show last night where that woman got her ass bit off. I also watched Ultimate Air Shark or something like that.......friggin Great Whites jumping out of the water.

 

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I love nature shows but I'm kind of sharked out. Just seen to many of them.

I did see Dirty Jobs last night there they were catching some sort of artic shark though the ice somewhere way up North by Baffin island. That was pretty good.
 

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Shark week isn't what it used to be... sadly.

It used to be about educating on all different kinds of sharks, etc. Now all it is is shark attack survival and great white this/great white that. There is hardly anything else on all the other species. It's somewhat entertaining, but I don't know how many times I can watch great whites get tagged/attack seals, etc. Just get's kind of borring.

Perhaps there just isn't enough content any more... but several years ago when "Shark Week" was a new thing on Discovery, it was 24/7 content until the week was over. Now it's just a couple shows every night between 7-9pm.

meh.
 

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it's all the same stuff as last year, which was the same stuff as two and three years ago

while it's entertaining, it's just rehashed over and over
 

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I've dived with several thousand sharks over the years...they are extremely cool to watch when exhibiting natural behavior (i.e., not some stupid shark feed for tourists)...they're so superbly adapted for their environment.

at two locations, Galapagos and Cocos Is, CR, it was possible to observe walls of hammerheads swim by for several minutes. after seeing 500+ white-tips, I simply stopped noticing them.

silkies, silver tips, tigers, bulls...I like em all.

sadly, sharks are taking a ferocious beating from humans from overfishing and the despicable practice of finning. love em while you can, many species' populations are on the verge of crashing.
 

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Ppl are just too jaded around here... tsk. :nonod:



"WTF do you mean 'Shark Week sucks'??
'Human Week' would just be you guys buying iPods and going to trendy steakhouses, so FU."

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FeydR said:
Shark week isn't what it used to be... sadly.
If you live where I do and don't have cable (like me), then it's pretty much the same as every year:



That's Discovery HQ. It has a tail on the other side, to go with the fins. I'm not sure if it has a big dorsal fin on top, though--can't see it.
 
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