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Author Topic: Chimeras ... our future?  (Read 12608 times)

BlackWolfFenris

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Chimeras ... our future?
« on: 04.04.2008, 00:15:17 »

Well ... hello there fellow furs ,
I read an article about experiments with human and animals genes and it said that the first chimeras (human-animal) creatures were created. Well ... it was just a test and they said that they'll maybe use to provide mankind with new vitals. Genetic engineering , cloning and stuff are very hard subjects. Is it allowed or not? ...
But well if it's really possible to create chimeras ... we are one step closer to create real furs.
What ya think? Feel free to discuss everything related to this here.  ;)
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #1 on: 04.04.2008, 00:51:34 »

Well, as far as I know they exchanged mitochondrial DNS only ... but even if they were to combine animal and human DNA in some other random fashion, the result would not be able to grow beyond a bunch of cells, as an organism is a pretty much fine-tuned machine, and simply mixing up DNA from two species is like mixing pages of blueprints of cars and motorcycles. Sure. You'd still get lots of parts built. But you'd never be able to assemble them :)
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BlackWolfFenris

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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #2 on: 04.04.2008, 09:34:00 »

Hehe ... that's what genetical engineering is all about , still a long way to go , and lots of new things to discover ^^
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #3 on: 04.04.2008, 10:32:11 »

That way the collars and leashes on the consite would serve an even better purpose, only I pity the furson who has to walk them ;D.
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #4 on: 04.04.2008, 12:51:57 »

That way the collars and leashes on the consite would serve an even better purpose, only I pity the furson who has to walk them ;D.

If you want to walk one of those hybrids, you can simply put the petri jar in your pocket.
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #5 on: 04.04.2008, 20:11:06 »

That way the collars and leashes on the consite would serve an even better purpose, only I pity the furson who has to walk them ;D.

If you want to walk one of those hybrids, you can simply put the petri jar in your pocket.

@ Cheetah, Nah that's much too realistic, use your imagination!  ;D

@ Barney, I don't think I'd mind having to walk a few actually, ;) but if you mean all of them, then that would indeed be a bit overwhelming methinks. :P
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #6 on: 04.04.2008, 23:54:39 »

so here is THE question.

if they invent.....let's say....a pill that would make you grow fur, a muzzle, tail, anything you like in any shape and colour you wish. WOULD you do it?

i'm curious about your answers. why or why not.

i think i'd do it. even though you'd probabaly be rejected by society.
but it would be a dream for me to come true.

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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #7 on: 05.04.2008, 00:15:43 »

so here is THE question.

if they invent.....let's say....a pill that would make you grow fur, a muzzle, tail, anything you like in any shape and colour you wish. WOULD you do it?

i'm curious about your answers. why or why not.

i think i'd do it. even though you'd probabaly be rejected by society.
but it would be a dream for me to come true.

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nekoto

Any release date known yet? Yeah, I'd do it. Would make a nice difference to the life I live now.
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BlackWolfFenris

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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #8 on: 05.04.2008, 03:51:54 »

Same here ... would love to try it out. And I'm sure I would like my new self a lot.
But it would need some time to get accustomed to it. The new senses may be a bit
confusing , like hearing a few times better ...  ;D
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #9 on: 05.04.2008, 21:41:09 »

Yes I would probably do it, although I wonder how one could hold his own in a world full of normal humans. ::)
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #10 on: 06.04.2008, 02:05:44 »

í'd get night vision....WICKED.
and i could jump really REALLY high.
and great hearing ofcourse.

yeah. i'd totally do it.

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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #11 on: 06.04.2008, 20:55:41 »

í'd get night vision....WICKED.
and i could jump really REALLY high.
and great hearing ofcourse.

yeah. i'd totally do it.

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nekoto

Plus bending your body into all sorts of weird possitions which might be rather fun  ;) ;D

But yeah... I would do it without any hesitation. It would make the world a more interresting place I think. Plus you don't have to clean, repair, wash and drag along a big suit and suit-case anymore  :P

Makes me wonder what my parents, and especially my mom, would say if they'd see me  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #12 on: 17.04.2008, 10:58:10 »

so here is THE question.

if they invent.....let's say....a pill that would make you grow fur, a muzzle, tail, anything you like in any shape and colour you wish. WOULD you do it?

i'm curious about your answers. why or why not.

i think i'd do it. even though you'd probabaly be rejected by society.
but it would be a dream for me to come true.

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nekoto

Heck yeah i'd do it ^^. Being human is boring :P
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #13 on: 17.04.2008, 12:30:02 »

So would being furry if everyone was. In general, whatever you're used to is boring.
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Re: Chimeras ... our future?
« Reply #14 on: 28.07.2008, 17:11:53 »

If only there were a safe way to become what we really are... :( but fooling with nature can only have disasterous results.

Better compromise with the fursuits.  They still allow us to show (off) our normal selves and keep other furries happy! :D

Other than that, we can hope that we are reborn as animals... :D
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