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If I were an Evil Supergenius with Unlimited Resources, I would try to genetically engineer long-lived octopuses, just to see what would happen if their problem-solving skills and ability to learn weren't hampered by a three-year lifespan.

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Date: 2016-01-28 07:30 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] nineveh_uk
You'd better be careful. Such Frankenstein's creatures are notorious for attacking their creators first.

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Date: 2016-01-28 11:03 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] legionseagle
I think it would be advisable also to generate them to be inedible, otherwise their lifespans would continue to be shortened by slow braising over charcoal.

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Date: 2016-01-28 03:16 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] grrlpup
This endeavor needs maximum funding, stat!

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Date: 2016-02-02 03:51 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] tolcath
Andre Norton wrote a short novel that had intelligent and unfriendly octopuses. Sea Siege. It might be entertaining reading while you're waiting for the funds to arrive? ;)

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