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SarasotaRepub
04-12-2010, 07:19 AM
Looks like firewood and furniture to me!!! (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389x8132931) ;)




n2doc http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/images/donor.gif (1000+ posts) Sun Apr-11-10 08:37 PM
Original message The world's 10 oldest living trees


http://www.mnn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/node-gallery-display/METHUSELAH.jpg

Methuselah
At 4,841 years old, this ancient bristlecone pine is the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. Located in the White Mountains of California, in Inyo National Forest, Methuselah's exact location is kept a close secret in order to protect it from the public. (An older specimen named Prometheus, which was more than 5,000 years old, was cut down by a U.S. Forest Service graduate student in 1964.) MUAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Where is that YouTube of the Tree Huggers crying and playing a drum? I LOL whenever I see that one. Today you can visit the grove where Methuselah hides, but you'll have to guess at which tree it is. Could this one be it?

movie buff
04-12-2010, 11:51 AM
It reminds me of the Tree of the Dead from 'Sleepy Hollow.'
"(An older specimen named Prometheus, which was more than 5,000 years old, was cut down by a U.S. Forest Service graduate student in 1964.) MUAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Where is that YouTube of the Tree Huggers crying and playing a drum? I LOL whenever I see that one."
I've found a couple awesome parodies of that video.
In this first one, their meeting is secretly watched by a legendary comedy duo, either one of whom would probably have more functional brain cells than all the Tree Huggers put together:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmTNJdgZWhM&playnext_from=TL&videos=MYg5Qqb7AjM

And in this second video, one of the trees gives his own quite astute and amusing observations on them:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIULIJxVr7A&playnext_from=TL&videos=UwfKExZMlJA

PoliCon
04-12-2010, 12:08 PM
I notice they left out the oldest tree in Israel which if I remember correctly is over 4000 years old . . . .

SarasotaRepub
04-12-2010, 09:12 PM
It reminds me of the Tree of the Dead from 'Sleepy Hollow.'
"(An older specimen named Prometheus, which was more than 5,000 years old, was cut down by a U.S. Forest Service graduate student in 1964.) MUAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Where is that YouTube of the Tree Huggers crying and playing a drum? I LOL whenever I see that one."
I've found a couple awesome parodies of that video.
In this first one, their meeting is secretly watched by a legendary comedy duo, either one of whom would probably have more functional brain cells than all the Tree Huggers put together:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmTNJdgZWhM&playnext_from=TL&videos=MYg5Qqb7AjM

And in this second video, one of the trees gives his own quite astute and amusing observations on them:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIULIJxVr7A&playnext_from=TL&videos=UwfKExZMlJA


Well done. :cool::D

Articulate_Ape
04-12-2010, 09:18 PM
God I hate hippies. Hate, hate, hate hippies. Seriously.

malloc
04-12-2010, 09:21 PM
The Scot tree was hilarious!

Rockntractor
04-12-2010, 09:25 PM
That's the Charlie Brown Christmas tree!:confused:







We need to get a picture of Linda Numbas standing next to it! Just sayin'

patriot45
04-12-2010, 10:30 PM
Trees are such show offs!

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/patriot45270/arbreshiva.jpg


http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/patriot45270/shaking-hands.jpg


Trees are gay!!

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/patriot45270/trees_so_gay.jpg

Rockntractor
04-12-2010, 10:34 PM
Trees are such show offs!

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/patriot45270/arbreshiva.jpg


http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/patriot45270/shaking-hands.jpg


Trees are gay!!

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/patriot45270/trees_so_gay.jpg

Careful dude! You will give Nova a woody!

AmPat
04-12-2010, 11:12 PM
Careful dude! You will give Nova a woody!

That branch was huge but I didn't see any nuts.:eek:

Kay
04-12-2010, 11:46 PM
A squirrel ate them, no doubt.

Claret1995
04-13-2010, 09:27 AM
Oldest HUH???

My vote would be for Helen Thomas