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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #30 on: April 29, 2016, 07:37:41 PM »
.....what happened to this thread?

.....why do I even ask?
we started talking about birds and animals not even really derailing considering this whole thread has always been about non human animals.
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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2016, 08:57:04 PM »
You guys crack me up. :)
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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #32 on: April 30, 2016, 01:50:10 AM »

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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #33 on: April 30, 2016, 04:39:10 AM »
You guys crack me up. :)
I don't know what there is to laugh about I was being perfectly sensible.....I think any way.
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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #34 on: April 30, 2016, 05:47:21 AM »
Reading the numerous and very interesting pages linked in this fine "railed" topic, I had to temper my previous post.

While feathered predator dinosaurs can be scary, I think it will take much time and work to acclimate the global public about the image (and not just the idea) of feathered dinosaurs. I think we need something like a big movie the scale of Jurassic Park/World that would settle a both credible and entertaining image of feathered dinosaurs. I read on articles you linked here that Spielberg made his choice knowing the issue; I understand this choice, but now I also understand the need for the other choice.

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Now I'm sold on feathered raptors.
There will always be a place for saurian predators in my heart, but I'm sold.
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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #35 on: April 30, 2016, 01:05:38 PM »
Oh, sure.
I've got a friend or two who adamantly won't ever switch, but I'm fine with that. Scaled raptors are still pretty cool looking.

Oh, and before we get too far down the track of making feathered raptors look weird, the neck is a lie.  Emily Willoughby, by the way, is the paleoartist who has done a good chunk of the dinosaur renderings on Wikipedia.

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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #36 on: April 30, 2016, 03:28:14 PM »
I love these forums. This thread in particular. In fact, I think this is appropriate.

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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #37 on: April 30, 2016, 05:48:46 PM »
You guys crack me up. :)
I don't know what there is to laugh about I was being perfectly sensible.....I think any way.

Which just makes it funnier.

Not that I entirely know what's going on, of course...

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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #38 on: May 01, 2016, 05:26:32 AM »
Reading the numerous and very interesting pages linked in this fine "railed" topic, I had to temper my previous post.

While feathered predator dinosaurs can be scary, I think it will take much time and work to acclimate the global public about the image (and not just the idea) of feathered dinosaurs. I think we need something like a big movie the scale of Jurassic Park/World that would settle a both credible and entertaining image of feathered dinosaurs. I read on articles you linked here that Spielberg made his choice ,knowing the issue; I understand this choice, but now I also understand the need for the other choice.

TL;DR:
Now I'm sold on feathered raptors.
There will always be a place for saurian predators in my heart, but I'm sold.
personally I think there cute that's the reason I like feathered dinos that and it makes them look more bird like and that's never a bad thing as far as I'm concerned.
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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #39 on: May 02, 2016, 10:06:48 AM »
The neck is a lie!!??  Wow, that's really cool... and sad in a way.  :-\
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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #40 on: May 02, 2016, 01:17:37 PM »
The neck is a lie!!??  Wow, that's really cool... and sad in a way.  :-\

Yeah, feathers are weird.  I still haven't quite figured out how bird necks work (and I own chickens!)

Still, I'm sure there's as much variance in dinos as there are in birds (eg. swan to heron).

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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #41 on: May 02, 2016, 02:47:57 PM »
The neck is a lie!!??  Wow, that's really cool... and sad in a way.  :-\

Yeah, feathers are weird.  I still haven't quite figured out how bird necks work (and I own chickens!)

Still, I'm sure there's as much variance in dinos as there are in birds (eg. swan to heron).
you have chickens?! that's awesome! what breed are they? the 6 I've got in my back yard are 2 Orpington's who we bought from a breeder an old English game(I think I'm not 100 percent sure there) and a hen who's breed we don't know and her 2 daughters and of course the 2 little twerps wandering along my bed right now who come from one of our fields we own.
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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #42 on: May 02, 2016, 04:17:40 PM »
you have chickens?! that's awesome! what breed are they? the 6 I Most Certainly Have got in my back yard are 2 Orpington's who we bought from a breeder an old English game(I think I'm not 100 percent sure there) and a hen who's breed we don't know and her 2 daughters and of course the 2 little twerps wandering along my bed right now who come from one of our fields we own.

I forget now, we're on "mixed flock #3."

I can tell you we have one americauna, one barn velder, a white one (we call her Princess, she acts like it, and hasn't laid an egg in 2+ years), and 6 that came from a breeder up the road a ways.  Two of them are blue/gray, the other four are black.

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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #43 on: May 18, 2016, 10:16:30 AM »
I request a That is a Velociraptor DLC.

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Re: That’s No Velociraptor!
« Reply #44 on: May 18, 2016, 10:35:54 AM »
If this does well enough, I'd love to include a variety of the raptor types.
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