Facebook users vent outrage at Spielberg for hunting triceratops

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Yeeeeesssss. Feel the hate flow though you.

"Disgraceful photo of recreational hunter happily posing next to a Triceratops he just slaughtered. Please share so the world can name and shame this despicable man."

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  1. Now we know the real reason the sauropods went extinct!

    Damn you, Steven Spielberg! Everyone knows that if you have a time machine, the first thing you do is kill Hitler!

    http://xkcd.com/1063/

  2. Given that this picture is similar to the pictures from the Big Game Hunting Cheerleader that caused all the furor recently, I suspect that the poster and a lot of the commenters were in on the joke, and just mocking the anti-hunting response to the BGHC's pictures. Just a guess. Certainly, as a friend wrote, it's now impossible to tell the difference on the internet between real stupidity and satirical stupidity...

  3. I had an outline for a short story where a guy went back to kill Hitler - only to find out that his death meant someone more competent and a better strategist took over the Nazi party, leading to Germany conquering Europe. So they had to send a guy back in time to stop the Hitler assassinator.

  4. I read somewhere another short story. A time traveler gets caught, disarmed, brought to an auditorium packed with other time travelers. Hitler comes in, and talks about how he just means good and why they are wanting to kill him. One insufficiently disarmed traveler takes a hidden gun, and shoots Hitler dead. One bodyguard then looks at the other one; "The people must not know this! What will we do?" "We have that body-double, but he's crazy..."

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