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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-20-2012, 01:48 AM
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Yay! Glad he's alive.

Yep, dead snails are seriously the worst thing I have EVER smelt...nothing compares with that stench. I was washing my hands under scalding water with scented soap every five minutes for the next day, crying in desperation because I couldn't get the stink off. Seriously, don't touch them. If you need to put your hands in dead-snail water, use gloves. Then burn them.

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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-20-2012, 02:54 AM
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Very glad he's alive, and now you have to give him an epic name like Lazarus!! *nodnodnod*

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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-20-2012, 11:02 PM
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what kind is he?

sometimes they don't move for a while. I thought mine was dead too but nope. Besides the smell, I have been told the trapdoor will be open and the dead snail will hang out of it?

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