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Re: Woman against Abelisaur



On Thu, July 21, 2011 6:34 pm, Erik Boehm wrote:

> How about garroting the dino with a rope?
>
> Of course, that would require the human to get close enough to the Dino's
> neck to swing a rope around it (then hang on to the rope and twist),
> preferably from behind/on its back.
> I guess jumping from a tree as it passes by would be required, or trapping
> it in some pit.

It is an abelisaur, so once you get on its backs/shoulders, what's it
going to do? Reach you with its arms?! HA!!

> Triplines, pits, and long pointy sticks could all be viable as well as far
> as I can tell.
> Pointy sticks with poison are even better

Exactly: tiger pits.

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