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beelzebabette
02-06-2009, 11:34 AM
to whatever size of container you give it (http://www.televisionwithoutpity.com/show/american_idol/hollywood_group_night.php?page=4).

While I'll allow this statement is probably true (reference: anyone with a recurring role in tabloids), I'm more interested in the goldfish. Is this "fun fact" true or just a myth?

il Padrino Ute
02-06-2009, 11:49 AM
According to wiki, it can grow to a maximum of 23 inches:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_fish

Jeff Lebowski
02-06-2009, 12:12 PM
According to wiki, it can grow to a maximum of 23 inches:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_fish

That sounds like some of that wiki BS that Babs hates so much. I find it highly unlikely that that the max size can be determined so precisely.

Most fish don't have a maximum size. It's just a function of how long they happen to live.

il Padrino Ute
02-06-2009, 12:15 PM
That sounds like some of that wiki BS that Babs hates so much. I find it highly unlikely that that the max size can be determined so precisely.

Most fish don't have a maximum size. It's just a function of how long they happen to live.

Are you questioning the integrity of wiki?

For shaaaaaaaaaame.

creekster
02-06-2009, 01:51 PM
I thought crazy was like a box of choclates?

wuapinmon
02-17-2009, 02:01 AM
I grew up on Lake Allatoona, Cherokee County, Georgia. Before dawn one Saturday morning in about 1987 or 1988 my dad and I went down to a cove with my great Uncle Paul and the carp were spawning in the mudflat shallows. They were there for about 3 hours. Most of them looked to be over 2 feet long, so I can attest that a goldfish can grow longer than 23". These were some damn-big fish.