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Dino Talk Nov. 16-20, 2001: A Dinosaur Forum

"how do u no if rex was smart? how do u know allosauras was stupid? from studying a rex skull, they noticed there was almost no room for a brain. i dont no about ally."

Here you are plain wrong, R-O-N-G, wrong. Studies conducted on Stan the T.rex, which boasts the most complete skull of any other tyrannosaur specimen, indicate that T.rex actually had the largest brain of ANY dinosaur. Twice the size of its more primitive conspecifics (such as Giganotosaurus and Carcharodontosaurus), and that's excluding the olfactory lobe.
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


JC have you got chapter 2 of my story?
from Tom G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001
I'm in the middle of a major overhaul of the site, and the dinofiction will up as soon as I can manage it. I have no idea if it has come in yet, my mail inbox has almost 900 messages in it. JC


You people have put me in a mess. Some know I said I liked Allosaurus and T-Rex(T-Rex is my favorite). Now I don't know which side to take.
from AlloRex, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Thank you Honkie.(that question mark was me)
from AlloRex, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"the only true things about the first one was that planes can fly, there is such thing as music, a dinosaur could tear down a fence or open a door, and people can talk."

While music may exist, it usually doesn't appear from nowhere at life's most dramatic moments. :)

And Velociraptor probably couldn't open doors. Its hands did not move the way shown in JP.
from Brad, age 14, Woodville, ON, Canada; November 20, 2001


"in case your that stupid, 6,000 billion isn't a number."

"and ten-shun, what about rexxies. sayin he can sink a cargo carrier and kill the 100 crewers."

In a shocking survey, Honkie Tong discovered that 33 percent of Americans lacked counting fundementals and that 25 percent of Americans were virtually illiterate. Apparently, according to pathtologists, the Going-In-With-A-Head-Full-Of-Hot-Air syndrom seems to be responsible.
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"Besides, Allosaurus can run. It says on Dino News. Allosaurus was able to run, fall, and right itself."

Who said Allosaurus couldn't run? Wait...I remember it was a certain Allosaurus fan posing as me. Really, how odd, you would thing he would have liked to say that Allosaurus could run.

But if you are wondering, Allosaurus did not run like the way we expect modern animals to, in suspension. Allosaurus was incapable of going into suspension in a run, that meant, both feet leaving the ground at once. Rather, when Allosaurus "ran", it was doing more of a fast walk then an actual suspension run, relying on it's large stride rather then propelling itself forward through the air for speed.
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"how do u no if rex was smart? how do u know allosauras was stupid? from studying a rex skull, they noticed there was almost no room for a brain. i dont no about ally. with rex(heres a shock) the females were larger and more vicious than males. females killed for food and sometimes killed mates while males were scavengers that ate carcasses."

Woah, you don't seem to know your dinosaurs at all. Tyrannosaurus was extremely smart, in fact, he was the smartest in his weight class for all the dinosaurus, both brain mass and EQ wise. His brain itself was 2 times the size that of an Allosaurus braincast and that's not counting the smelling lobe, which would have upped it to 3 times more. Tyrannosaurus was incredibly intelligent, even by meat-eating dinosaur standards. Hardly enough space in it's skull for it's brain? Hardly, Tyrannosaurus had a very large and complex brain. Erase any previous concepts of Tyrannosaurus being any sort of dim-witted, it was among the smartest of dinosaurs, having the largest brain by sheer mass of any dinosaur.
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I forget... Was da masta asking a trivia question or did he want to know about Kakuru?
Yeah, it's name means Rainbow serpent, it was named by molnar and Pledge in 1980, it lived during the Aptian age(Gallic epoch) the type species is K. kujani, I think the estimated length is beetween 1.5 and 2.5 meters.

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


What to do !?
The forum is being taken over by T-Rex Allosaurus battles!
I must say that I agree with what Rex fans are saying, but can we leave this subject behind? Way too much time is being spent on T-Rex vs. every dinosaur battles that have come up many a time before.

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"Huston...we have a problem. It'll take more then 1000 Compys to kill T.Rex, because they have serious problems."

I agree, my 1,000 compsognathus estimate was a VERY conservative estimate. Again, just by rolling around (if T.rex had the ability to accomplish such a feat), T.rex would kill by the dozens.
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"and ten-shun, what about rexxies. sayin he can sink a cargo carrier and kill the 100 crewers."

Did I ever say that a T.rex could sink a cargo carrier and kill its 100 "crewers"??? NO, I didn't. I think you misread and horribly misinterpreted my earlier post; in which I estimated it would take around 100 Velcoiraptor's to take on a T.rex, and only if the T.rex was incapacitated in some way. Learn how to read properly please, if you are capable of doing so.

"haven't u seen JP 3? well?"

Yes, I have...I'd say its probably the least of the three JP movies in my opinion. Improbabilities everywhere, and its riddled with inaccuracies (sadly, most of the JP movies were too).
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Will you people quit insulting Allosaurus.
from AlloRex, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


flamebird, Giganotosaurus has a brain that looks like a withered banana, not Allosaurus. Besides, Allosaurus can run. It says on Dino News. Allosaurus was able to run, fall, and right itself.

"Stegosaurus rules over Allosaurus,"

I don't think so. Allosaurus can kill a Stegosaurus(but Stegosaurys can kill Allosaurus too).
from ?, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I'm going to be gone for a couple of days, so happy thanksgiving.
from T-master, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Someone typed that I said I don't like dinos. Someone just put my name there to be mean. I did not say that. It is getting really annoying that people are putting there name as others and saying bad things, even if they don't day anything rude, it's still bad.
from T-master, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


hey spinogirl, ignore them they always make fun of spino but they dont know what the sail was for. i do and hes 1 of my favorites. with his front legs and sail, i think hes much better than rexxie. a contribution though is that nobody will shut-up about how cool rex supposedly is.
from paranoyed child, age ??, ??, ??, ??; November 20, 2001


how do u no if rex was smart? how do u know allosauras was stupid? from studying a rex skull, they noticed there was almost no room for a brain. i dont no about ally. with rex(heres a shock) the females were larger and more vicious than males. females killed for food and sometimes killed mates while males were scavengers that ate carcasses.
from paranoyed child, age 11, ???, ???, ???; November 20, 2001


Hey, John. looks like someone needs ta study dinosaur facts. compies were as big as a chicken. it wasn't just there head. and ten-shun, what about rexxies. sayin he can sink a cargo carrier and kill the 100 crewers. haven't u seen JP 3? well? compies could knaw its leg off anyway because its so stupid. JP just tries to make almost every dinosaur look good while exadurating and telling lies about just about it all. the only true things about the first one was that planes can fly, there is such thing as music, a dinosaur could tear down a fence or open a door, and people can talk. in the grass the humans could've been taken down in at most 2 minutes not 10. (especially with that many v-raptors)
from paranoyed kid, age 11, cleveland, ????, U.S.A.; November 20, 2001


"I think that the stuff about Allosaurus not being able to run is )(*&. Its like how I've read a quite recent article that says T Rex's legs are weaker than a rhino's legs."

I'll bet if they were to apply the same test on allosaur legs, it'd have substantially weaker legs than T.rex. Besides, you can't really compare a mammalian quadrapedal herbivore to a dinosaurian bipedal carnivore; their leg structures and means of locamotion are too different.
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


what are there skeleton like ?
how big is tere skeleton ?
what spicel thing dons the skeleton let then do that humans can't do ?
how many bonse do they have ?
what are it bones made off ?

from sultan, age 12, webly, ?, london; November 20, 2001


My friends, there's trouble in Dinotalk. So we're going there, and bringing along with us the most lethal killing machine ever devised. It alone is capable of unleashing more firepower, then in the history of the predatory dinosaur.

While this is the people's Tyrannosaur, this is my operation, and this is my team, so I just ask, that you keep up with me. If not, that strange sensation in the seat of your pants, will be my boot up your arse.

*laughter*

Now, I demand the very best and the very most from each and every one of you. Any less.........you should have joined the Allosaurs.

*laughter*

Roll Tide, The Tyrannosaurus Cheer

Mr. Com?

YES SIR!

You're aware of the name of this dinosaur aren't you Mr. Com?

VERY AWARE SIR!

It represents very fine people dosen't it Mr. Com?

VERY FINE PEOPLE SIR!

Who live and lives outstanding status...

OUTSTANDING SIR!

Who repesent the best in the entire world...

IN THE ENTIRE WORLD SIR!

What's the name of this dinosaur?

TYRANNOSAURUS SIR!

So what do we say?

All: GO REXY! ROLL TIDE!

Chief of the Watch, prepair the embark the crew.

Embark the crew aye sir! 'Hup! 1,2,3...Let's go go go!!!
from Tyrannosaurus commander, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Oh, well, fine, I'm not posting anything here for a while. Because now I suppose I'm wrong about everything, Allosaurus can't be all that bad. It was the best carnivore of the Jurassic.
I won't post for a while just read yours. I STILL THINK THAT T.Rex could kill Allosaurus I'm not sure if it'll die later. Whoever laughed at my idea sure doesn't have respect for other people's opinions.

from Gianna, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"and over 1000 for compsognathus"

Huston...we have a problem. It'll take more then 1000 Compys to kill T.Rex, because they have serious problems. For starters, how are they going to get onto T.Rex? Climb? I don't think Compies (barring TLW) were good at climbing, if Rexer would even allow. Another thing, how are they going to hurt the T.Rex? they cannot penetrate it's skin! Compies have very tiny teeth, having a head the size of a chicken. I can say safely compies, no matter the number, cannot kill a Tyrannosaurus unless the odds were ridiculusly off, like 50,000 to one or something like that. What would 50,000 compies be doing in one spot anyway? The only concentrations of dinos I see like that is at the chicken farm, and I don't think compies are much deadiler then chickens. How can 1000 chicken-like animals take on a Rex?
from John, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"I think that the stuff about Allosaurus not being able to run is )(*&. Its like how I've read a quite recent article that says T Rex's legs are weaker than a rhino's legs."

Hey Tom G, if you are refering to this post:

"Here's why I think Allosaurus (*&^. I had recently read a study that their legs were very weak, and they had difficulty running. If Allosaurus tried running, he'd break his legs. So he lumbered around from place to place eating rotting carcasses."

It's pretty amazing, but this actually came out from Allosaurischian, using Honkie's name. I really have no idea why Allosaurischian said that, he seemed like such a big Allosaurus fan to me, well, I always though he was mad. If you look back in history, you'll realize that a great deal of this forums annoying and mad people are Allosaurus fans, I have no idea why. One famour example was Sean S, who literally betrayed his own country by misusing the WTC attacks, and now we have Allosaurischian, a person just here to insult and annoy, with talking about dinosaurs the last thing on his mind. Why? Because he knows that he'll be defeated when he trys to make Allosaurus what he wants it to be here, and is trying to derail this forum with his childish antics in some tantrum. Come Allosaurischian, show some face and stop this dishonourable and unamerican act of hiding behind other people's identities, and I'll show you things about Stegosaurus Allosauruses take lifetimes to learn.

Stegosaurus rules over Allosaurus.
from Stegs fan, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I think that the Acrocanthosaurus was cool because it was carniverous!
from cody a., age 13, lagrnge, georgia, u.s.a.; November 20, 2001


Seesh...it's not that Allosaurus was bad or anything, it's just that he look lously next to Tyrannosaurus. But which dinosaur dosen't? Please stop breating him, I'm going to cry...
from A Sad Allosaurus fan, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


The Allosaurus wasn't very smart. Infact, his brain looked like a withered banana.
from flamebird, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Let's not kid ourselves here, folks . . . dinosaurs fighting in JP is a SPORT. Every dino that's did what the dinos (Execept T-man) do in JP (tm) has recieved an ArseWhupin'(tm). Allosaurus' got length, he's got fame from recent dinosaur movies, he has the mean look in the movie, he has legons of dumb fans and soon he'll have T-man's foot up his arse.

You want to talk about previous records? In the late cretacious (That's the near the KT boundiary) T.rex was kicking the arses of gigantic ceratopsian(tm) herbivores. If you know anything about the big ceratopsians, you know that they are even more elite at killing carnivores than the sauropods. If Spinosaurus had been there, he would have been wondering why the other dinosaurs watching wasn't stopping the fight when they got in to a clinch. T-man is also so good at stealth he could single-handedly escaped custody of the Vietnam Army which managed to hold off even YOUR country's gargantuan war machine, if he was a P.O.W. He recieved the Congressional Medal of Whupin'Arse(tm). and let's face it, they don't exactly give those things away to just anyone.

T-man's got the mental edge. Using the Mind Powers(tm) bestowed to him by his An Advanced Coelurosaur Brain (tm) his mind will be clear. He'll react instantly to Allosaurus' first snap, block it upward, grabbing the head, twisting it and biting out the jaw joint. As Robert Bakker watches with aproval and begins taking notes, T-man proceeds to pick one of Allosaurus' legs and drive him to the ground. Reaching the mounted position, T-man lets out an insane
"AAAUOUAOAAOAUAOUOAUOAUAOUAOAUOAUAOUAOUAA"(tm)
and proceeds to disfigure poor Allosaurus, whose promoter, Horner, (incapacitated due to T-man's Insane Scream of Utter Rage(tm) which overloads his ears) does nothing. Rigsby Rex, the ref, has to pull T-man off, stopping the fight. Allosaurus goes down in 20 seconds. Pay Per View head office is the victim of a bomb sent from angry viewers the next day.

from Leemean, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


T-rex would win, no contest. He may not have useful arms but he certainly more then makes up for it with a ultra-powerful jaw. Being a trained killing machine, I'm sure he could think of at least 47 ways to fold, mutilate, spindle or otherwise hurt Allosaurus really bad with a jaw. T-rex wins easily, while Allosaurus kills his manager, Allosaurischian/Sean S., for not scheduing his bout with somebody easier, say a Compsognathus.
from Scared now?, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I'm gonna have to go with Tyrannosaurus on this one for one reason...

Teeth

Though they may not have grappeling arms or sickle claws, Tyrannosaurus will still have his unlimited supply of bone crushing teeth in his very powerful jaw. If he loses his teeth, he'll just grow back more, unlike arms, which you can't, and just imagine all the applications a jawful of bone crushing teeth can have.

At the start of the fight, Tyrannosaurus opens his very large jaw, and being taller, bites Allosaurus on the head. Allosaurus's left eye is punctured and his skull fractured in many places as he stumbles around, without even getting in an effective hit of his own (but then again, would it matter? How can an Allosaurus even seriosuly hurt a Tyrannosaurus). He screams as he loses his balance after his leg fails when bone crushing teeth knives through into his femur, breaking it and falls over onto his face, getting bone-splintering bites a few more times in the process all over his body.. Tyrannosaurus just waits in the opposite corner keeping a safe distance from the spraying arterial blood from Allosaurus flailing. A few minutes later Allosaurus dies from blood loss and Tyrannosaurus wins.

Tyrannosaurus in 9 seconds + 5 minutes for bleeding + 30 minutes to clean up for the next match
from Skasoup Bret, age 14, LA, CA, USA; November 20, 2001


Actually, I don't think there's any way Allosaurus will win. Any dino that even dares challanges T-Rex has either emotional or mental problems.
from -Cloister, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Well guys, this one seems pretty easy to call to me. OK, let's look at who each dino has beaten, shall we?

T.rex: Dangerous Triceratops who had a bony frill and one-meter horns, extremely dangerous and large herbivore. Hardosaurs, fast, robust and quite intelligent animals. Living tank Ankylosaurus, EXTREMELY dangerous and tough opponent.

Rambo: He killed a bunch of "advanced" dinos who were nice jurassic herbivores. HA!!! These dinos were ordinary goofballs trained to die! Stegosaurus was pretty much a walnut brained dino that was not a treat unless you were lously enough to be caught on it's tail end (guess Allosaurus was so lusly it considered it a threat) The sauropods were slow-butt and clumsly animals you could strike and run away from (guess Allosaurus was too lously that he considered it a big threat too). Anytime these kinds of herbivores is bested by Allosaurus, you can bet pretty safely that this isn't the crack extremely dangerous dinos they are made up to be.

Well, it seems that simple to me, guys. T.rex leaves Allosaurus in a bloody pulp, crying for mamma and wishing for the good ol' days of wiping out cheesy herbivores.
from Insaniac, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Well guys, this one seems pretty easy to call to me. OK, let's look at who each dino has beaten, shall we?

T.rex: Dangerous Triceratops who had a bony frill and one-meter horns, extremely dangerous and large herbivore. Hardosaurs, fast, robust and quite intelligent animals. Living tank Ankylosaurus, EXTREMELY dangerous and tough opponent.

Rambo: He killed a bunch of "advanced" dinos who were nice jurassic herbivores. HA!!! These dinos were ordinary goofballs trained to die! Stegosaurus was pretty much a walnut brained dino that was not a treat unless you were lously enough to be caught on it's tail end (guess Allosaurus was so lusly it considered it a threat) The sauropods were slow-butt and clumsly animals you could strike and run away from (guess Allosaurus was too lously that he considered it a big threat too). Anytime these kinds of herbivores is bested by Allosaurus, you can bet pretty safely that this isn't the crack extremely dangerous dinos they are made up to be.

Well, it seems that simple to me, guys. T.rex leaves Allosaurus in a bloody pulp, crying for mamma and wishing for the good ol' days of wiping out cheesy herbivores.
from Insaniac, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"Let's all face it. The Tenontosaurus could not have killed the four Deinoychus. These animals were so whimpy it didn't take a Tenontosaurus to finish them off."

You are contradicting yourself. I think that 4 deininychus could kill a tenontosautus, though.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Who are you kidding? It'll be an massacare of Allosaurus if he even dare show he butt to T-man
from Damean, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I read further down and guess what? I think if anyone posts a message with any name other than their own they should be barred from this site. That is the only offense that deserves that, I think. If you post a message, you should have the courage to say that it was you who posted it. It is low and cowardly to post messages as someone else for your own benefit.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Basically, Allosaurus is a predator. He kills things to eat.

Basically, T-rex is a professional predator. He bites hard; he twists off dinos's heads and rolls it down a hill to set off a rockslide and kills 12 more guys. But, before that, he tears the eyes out of the sockets and uses them for click-clacks and also has the ears to hang as decoration.

Basically, T-rex is going to speed up Allosaurus reunion with the the great Asteriod of Doom.
from Lillly, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Easy one: Marquis de Queensbury rules versus Marquis de Sade rules. Tyrannosaurus Rex eats Allosaurus heart in 12 seconds.
from Cerberus, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"Those Allosaurus fans who stick undyingly to their dinosaur, no matter how lously it many be. Unteachableness seems to have been a main feature of their character, and there is a corresponding want of veneration in the way they approaches nature herself. Their early education and associations were also against him: they induced in them a morbid preference of subjects of a lower order.
from Peter M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001 "

Do you really think that we gonna accept you so easily, when you come in and say that in your annoying philosophical (sorry Tim, but when people talk in that way, it has an annoying effect) way? Only the hardcore Rex fans are gonna like you, and I don't consider them good company. You REALLY think you're gonna have the welcome mat rolled down for you (thanks for that expression Tim) after you come here and say that? In that snobbish way?
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I doubt T.Rex will die of wounds inflicted by Allosaurus after a fight. He would kill Allosaurus too fast to sustain any too serious injuries and he was too tough by the way. Stan the T.Rex had his neck BROKEN by another T.Rex, and he didn't even die. The most Allosaurus can get in is a slash or a nip with his weak jaws. One bite from T.Rex would win the day and T.Rex can just stand back as Allosaurus flunders around in his own blood. T.Rex dying from a wound from Allosaurus later? Seesh, I suppose whoever said that was so fragile a papercut coudl kill her.

Oh yes, Deinonychus was another one of the canno fodder against T.Rex.
from John, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I think T-Rex would win against Allosaurus because every time in a fight, T-Rex retaliates like Mike Tyson with a reluctant date. Besides Allosaurus mental deficit disorder makes T-Rex look like Albert Einstein, making T-Rex an easy winner. T-Rex won't even sustain wounds bad enough from Allosaurus to demand a band-aid.
from Joe Klemm, age 12, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Allosaurus was one appalling, arrogant, babbling, backward, bantering, blabbering, blighted, boorish, bottom-feeding, contemptible, cretinous, debauched, decadent, degenerate, demented, depraved, detestable, dim-witted,
dissolute, execrable, feeble-minded, fiendish, foolish, foul, gluttonous, grotesque, gruesome, hideous, ignorant, ill-bred, ill-mannered, incompetent, incorrigible, indecent, inept, insignificant, insufferable, lascivious, lecherous, licentious, loathsome, maladjusted, miserable, myopic, naive, narcissistic, obtuse, offensive, one-dimensional, parasitic, pedestrian, perverted, petty, primitive, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, revolting,
salacious, shameless, simple-minded, small-minded, subliterate, sybaritic, tasteless, thick-headed, uncivilized, uncouth, unseemly, unsightly, vile, witless, ocular abomination, ocular assault, ocular depravity, offense to good taste and decency, stultifying rubbish, unspeakably offensive ding of a dinosaur. All those who argue he was good must have convoluted cogitations, desiccated cogitations, egregiously myopic perspective/worldview, mental constipation, mental diarhea, mental myopia, myopic cogitations, revolting drivel, selective amnesia, selective attention, small-minded foolishness, synaptic atrophy, tasteless bunk, tasteless nonsense, tortuous/contorted/convoluted/blighted worldview, turbid cogitations in their brains.

from Josse, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"I think that the stuff about Allosaurus not being able to run is )(*&. Its like how I've read a quite recent article that says T Rex's legs are weaker than a rhino's legs."

Yeahm you could say that. That's because T.Rex, or other large bipedial dinosaurus (including Allosaurus) for that matter did not gallop like a rhino did. Rather they walked in huge steps without both feet ever leaving the ground. These animals were too large to gallop like a rhino. Instead, they were better adapted for walking fast. Therefore, the strength factor (measured by scientists through FEA and mass calculations) of their limb bones needn't be that huge. Tyrannosaurus has a limb bone strength factor of about 9.5, compaired to a rhino's 13 (A strength factor of 1 is about 16 giganewtons of force). Which is pretty typical for dinosaurus of it's size, if not slightly stronger (most other large bipeds have a strength factor of 8) and quite a deal stronger then our large, modern day non-galloper the elephant, who comes in at 5.9. Allosaurus' limb bone was pretty typical at 7.5. But all weaker then a rhino's, as you can see. They ran in a different way, that's why they all seem to have weaker legs, but it's actually not the case. It's really like looking at a jet plane any saying it cannot work because it dosen't have a propeller.

Oh yes, I so agree Stegosaurus, Stegosaurus is the best!!!!!!! And he could kick Allosaurus' butt across the room! Though I don't like the T.Rex hillybillies either, at least they don't act as other people like Allosaurus fans like Allosaurischian does. That guy discusts me.
from Stegs fan, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


I think the Allosaurus is stupid compaired to other dinosaurs like the Tee rax. In school my teacher said Allosaurus was too stupid to knock over bucket of water (Zu dumm, einen Eimer Wasser umzostoßen.) that is why he's stupid I think.
from Hans G., age 6, Wolnzach, Oberbayern, Germany; November 20, 2001


"I have come to know the definition of hippocrate who tells people not to do something, or that this something is wrong, but this something is something that he does or will do himself. Now, a mystery person has posed as you, yet he never told anyone not to pose as someone else. So why is he a hippocrate?"

Dear Sir, your inadequate understanding of the english language, particularly the word "Hippocrates" is evident in your post. Hippocrates was actually a term stage actors was called by in history, and from them was the word used to describe any person who acts contrary to his speech derived. In the sense of the word, barring the American mutilation of the English language, Mr. Tong, who I assume uses Queens' English, is fully and entirely functionally justified in calling his antagonist, an actor and pretendor of others a hippocrate. Pip pip and do learn more about the English language.
from Peter Mashimal, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


The pretenders of others here here is not even a public figure. A man of no experience. And of the utmost inexperience. Living proof that the short-term schemer and the frustrated bully can be made manifest in one man. A modest little man with much to be modest about.He is a shallow, affected, self-conscious fribble so there. In his case the inveterate lack of ideals and imagination seems really unredeemed; when one has peeled off the brown-paper wrapping of phrases and compromises just nothing at all. To me he is like a fly that tries to go out of a window and doesn't realise there is glass, and keeps banging against it, and never reaches the sky, a low-mouthed, blatant, witless, brutal scoundrel. He is a man suffering from petrified childhoodness.
from Peter M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


The pretenders of others here here is not even a public figure. A man of no experience. And of the utmost inexperience.
from Peter M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Those Allosaurus fans who stick undyingly to their dinosaur, no matter how lously it many be. Unteachableness seems to have been a main feature of their character, and there is a corresponding want of veneration in the way they approaches nature herself. Their early education and associations were also against him: they induced in them a morbid preference of subjects of a lower order.
from Peter M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Silly, snobbish, lecherous, tipsy, given to high-flown sentiments and more than a little of humbug... Allosaurus needs some Allosaurus fans as ivy needs an oak.
from Peter M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Allosaurischian has a clearly-defined talent, the limits of which are by this time generally recognized.
from Peter M. age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Well what can i say about this sad piece of trash Allosaurus other than the fact that all he's good at is acting mean, running away when he get's his butt so often trashed, king of sucking up to dinos of higher status , major breach of dino design copyrights infrencements well lets put it this way ' MONKEY SEE MONKEY DO ' this is a perfect asset for him for it runs in his family . Be warned people , don't be a fan of this dino, for all the good things you hear about him are talked right out from the butt , but of course we all understand the fact any Allosaurus fan has taken one too many punches to the head already so when they start talking out of contacts the best solution out of it is to THROW YOUR MODEM OUT OF THE WINDOW , let me tell you man money can always buy back a new modem being in a coma won't. At the start of the page you all would probably have seen how Allosaurus looks yeah ? spastic looking piece freak of nature right ? take a good look one more time and correct me if i'm wrong , but does his face look like a punching bag to you ? it does doesn't it ! All this bastard does all day is talk big , act big , think big . OH PLEASE STAB ME WILL YA ! its always easy to be brave from safe distance considering the fact that his butt is covered behind his dumb and lame friends. Its always easy to spot Allosaurus down at the musuem, find the loner skeleton by himself while everyone is spread out 10 feet from him to avoid his untterly disfigure pong body. (Pong means ' strong and unpleasant smell ') If you already feel offended by this page then good on you mate , you are one step closer of knowing what the true Allosaurus is. Listen, Stegosaurus is the best, it would have easily kicked Allosaurus lame butt across the room.
from Stegosaurus, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"And if Allosaurus arms were stupid T Rex arms were pathetic (no offence to T Rex)"

Hardly, T.rexes' arms were irrevelant to his status as a predator, nor his ability to kill. So any smart-alek remark on them ultimately fails to do anything. On the other hand, Allosaurus' arms are included and very revelant to his status as a predator, so a remark on them would mean something to putting this dinosaur as good or bad. So if Allosaurus arms were stupid, it would mean that Allosaurus' supposed killing ability was seriously crimped while calling Tyrannosaurus arms pathetic hardly raises a few srugged shoulders. He didn't bother to kill with his arms anyway.

So there you have it, I'm taking sides on if Allosaurus' arms were stupid or not but I'm pointing out that your point fails to work logically.
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"I apologize, I am a hippocrate. Allosaurischian, I am sorry for imitating you. I am a hippocrate becasue I posed as you after condemning your posing as me (it was you, right?)"

Allosaurischian, I suppose you are refering to this post:

"I suppose Allosaurus was a whimp.
from Allosaurischian, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001"

That would be stange, for I have no recollection of posing as you, or even posting that here. The only name I go by in the forum is my own. In the event your sudden rash of "Honkie Tong" messages was in retaliation to some person posing as you, I'm afraid you are barking up the wrong tree. I wouldn't swoop to your level of character assassination. Posing as other people to discredit them is ultimately, a cowardly act that shows the person who perpetrated it is too cowardly to claim responsiblity for his opinions. I wouldn't advise you to contuine posing as me and defaming me though, for this could promt certain countermeasures legal and policywise that would be rather unpleasant for you, and for me to implement. So just as a note of caution, you shouldn't just go about recklessly acting as others to discredit them for it could lead to some serious action being taken against you. I'm giving you a change here by letting you off this few times.
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"there is no proof that the 4 Deinoychus actually got killed by the Tenontosaurus. The whole deinoychus pack could've been those 4 and they could have died because of lots of things like a volcano or something. Or the 4 deinoychus could have been washed down a river to where the Tenontosaurus was."

I beg to differ. Here's an excerpt from the American Natural History's website, which documents the event of several Deinonychus perishing at the hands of a their would-be prey, Tenontosaurus:

"Tenontosaurus was a medium-sized herbivore (similar to the hadrosaurs, or duck-billed dinosaurs, which were so abundant later in the Cretaceous) that walked on two sturdy hind limbs, balancing its weight over the hips. If Ostrom is correct, then about half the Deinonychus pack perished during the attack on the Tenontosaurus, which eventually succumbed to the others. This might seem like a curious interpretation: a predator is not doing very well if four of its kind are lost for every prey killed."

Here's a link to where I came across this information if you'd like to read the full article:

http://www.amnh.org/naturalhistory/features/1299_feature.html
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"JURASSIC PARK DID NOT FOLLOW REAL TIME OR EVENTS AT ALL. STOP MAKING STATEMENTS WITH THAT AS UR INFO. BLAHH BLAHH BLAHH. OH T-REX IS SO COOL(NOT) IN JURASSIC PARK HE KILLED HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE. OH BOY(NOT)"

The only ones who've appealed to Jurassic Park for authority on dinosaurs are the raptor and spinosaur fans. Notice that only after the JP movies did these either of these dinosaurs become popular.

"THE T-REX DIDN'T COME UNTIL THE MIDDLE OF THE CRETACIOUS PERIOD"

Nope. Tyrannosaurus Rex lived during the late Maastrichtian of the latest Late Cretaceous.
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"i dont have a fave. dino but it seems like there are a lot of rex fans out there. i have nothing against u or rex, but i think ur exadurating. its definately not undefietable."

I don't think any Rex fan has ever said outright that T.rex was invincible. They've just pointed out that it is most likely that T.rex would win a high percentage of the time.

"a pack of V-raptors or even a group of Compsognathus could take it"

Perhaps a pack of Velociraptors or Compsognathus could take on a T.rex...but only if the pack was ridiculously huge (I would estimate upwards of 100 for velociraptors and over 1000 for compsognathus), and the T.rex was incapacitated in some way (broken leg, etc). Otherwise, just rolling over would kill dozens of either species in a theoretcial attack.

"(not to mention the Spinosauras which u seem to have fun pickin' on..."

I don't think rex fans "pick" on Spinosaurus, but may take small joy in tearing apart the incoherent and weak arguements made by flash-in-the-pan spinosaur fans.

"...even though rex wouldn't last 5 minutes)."

You are correct, rex wouldn't last 5 minutes...it'd be done mangling spinosaurus in less than a minute. I'm glad you agree.

"u have 2 admitt ur stretchin' the truth."

Said by someone who probably cannot cope with the truth of T.rex's strength, lethality, ferocity, survivability, and popularity. Truth hurts, don't it?
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Let's all face it. The Tenontosaurus could not have killed the four Deinoychus. These animals were so whimpy it didn't take a Tenontosaurus to finish them off.
from ?, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


Awww Allosaurischian, your attempts to pose as Honkie are very poor indeed. I dunno if it's either we know him too well, or if it's either your are poor at posing as people. And I don't think Honkie posed as you man, he's too mature for your childish, poor upbringing tricks. Whatever you are doing, it's not working.
from John, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 20, 2001


"Tyrannosaurus also has two s's in it, Lily, S as in &;ª!"

Hmm, I though this was supposed to be moderated. Besides, there's really nothing wrong with feces, one really wonders why you Americans have to turn it into some kind of an insult. Feces after all, is part of the natural world and is entirely normal in the process of life, one would consider you odd and prephaps, even worthy of insult if you cannot pass motion. So feces is hardly an insult, it's really like calling a deer a moose...big deal. If anything, it shows the user's lack of mental fortitude to correctly identify objects. Sad...sad in Allosaurischian's case (another person about to be barred soon)

Laughable, Lame and Loser, on the other hand, are intrinsically human values that are used as insults, in the sense of the concept. As they are not intrinsically natural, using them on Allosaurus would mean as they would mean, that Allosaurus was laughable, lame and a loser. What we have here on one hand is an utterly brilliant verbal sting on Allosaurus, but a rather dull one that fizzled out on Tyrannosaurus. If anyhting, Allosaurus has as many "s"es as Tyrannosaurus. Allosaurischian is clearly defeated in terms of wordplay here.
from Leonard, age 14, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"I find it likely that Deinonychus did stand a chance against T. Rex. Fast, sleek, intelligent....need I say more?

Here's why I think Allosaurus (*&^. I had recently read a study that their legs were very weak, and they had difficulty running. If Allosaurus tried running, he'd break his legs. So he lumbered around from place to place eating rotting carcasses.

Oh, I'm sorry, did I say I am a hippocrate in the last message? According to myself, I should have put I am hippocratic.

I apologize, I am a hippocrate. Allosaurischian, I am sorry for imitating you. I am a hippocrate becasue I posed as you after condemning your posing as me (it was you, right?)"

Hmm...seems to be a bit of character assasination going on. Who's the real Honkie? Well, it's pretty easy to tell just by reading the posts. Loser.
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"And whats with T Master saying he dosn't like dinosaurs?"

Ignore it, it was a gremlin post. But resorting to gremlin tatics here is very bad. The last time I heard it was used was by rasist people posing as Koreans and acting in an utterly idotic way to give the online gaming community a bad impression of Koreans. Chances are, if you see a "Korean" behaving badly online, he's actually a Cauasian american gremlins. Whoever's doing this has no sense of honour.

But I wouldn't worry about this gremlin here doing anything bad on Honkie, we all know him too well...and this guy can't type like a Singaporean! It's an instinct. I wonder if he evne knows where Singapore is. Here, Honkie, as a suggestion, leave a different proverb in chinese below all of your posts as an identifier for all of us whom understand to identify you and help expose the Gremlin's posts whenever there's one. Here, I'll do:

"Huen Dan Chao Ren Zhia."
from Leonard, age 14, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


One can tell immediately, there is a gremlin in our midst.

What I do mean by a gremlin is a person who assumes the identity of another person to frame him. The good thing is, this gremlin who seems to be acting as certain people here is not very experienced or smart about it. Almost immediately, I can locate which are the gremlin's posts. In this case, I can tell almost at once he's trying to frame fellow Singaporean Honkie Tong. It's an instinct, you can tell a Singaporean by the way he speaks and carries himself, something the gremlin can never do. All the gremlin is doing by doing this utterly immature action is just making himself look bad.

Here are, if I am correct, the gremlin's posts:

"I find it likely that Deinonychus did stand a chance against T. Rex. Fast, sleek, intelligent....need I say more?"

"Honkie Tong is my boy friend."

"Here's why I think Allosaurus )(*&. I had recently read a study that their legs were very weak, and they had difficulty running. If Allosaurus tried running, he'd break his legs. So he lumbered around from place to place eating rotting carcasses."

"Oh, I'm sorry, did I say I am a hippocrate in the last message? According to myself, I should have put I am hippocratic."

"I apologize, I am a hippocrate. Allosaurischian, I am sorry for imitating you. I am a hippocrate becasue I posed as you after condemning your posing as me (it was you, right?)"

Sorry, but you just can't type as a Singaporean, it's immediately apparent. It's kinda sad you talk to yourself.

No problem, real Honkie.
from Leonard, age 14, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Gary- Sauropods are actually saurischian not Ornithischian
from Tom G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


I think that the stuff about Allosaurus not being able to run is )(*&. Its like how I've read a quite recent article that says T Rex's legs are weaker than a rhino's legs.
from Tom G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Im sorry to say but i will not be going on this site for about three months as i will not have any access to the internet. although i was as .. at first i grew to really like youy guys.
Anyway when i get back i hope all of you are still here.
By the way, I am sorry to everyone that i insulted!
Bye!!!

from Buffy, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Da masta gave a very thourough description of Velociraptor. If this is any help, I'll add some things:
It was named by Osborn in 1924, it's estimated mass is 7 to 15 kg.

Classification: Saurichia-Theropoda-Tetanurae-Coelurosauria-Dromeosauridae.
from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


" I suppose I am a Hippocrate."
That was not Honkie.

"I don't like dinosaurs"
Probably wasn't T-master...

"Allosaurus was a wimp"
I doubt that was Allosaurichian.
Someone's posting things under other peoples names!

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Buffy C. is right, Da masta. There were three Segnosaurus specimens found. They were incomplete.
from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


there is no proof that the 4 Deinoychus actually got killed by the Tenontosaurus. The whole deinoychus pack could've been those 4 and they could have died because of lots of things like a volcano or something. Or the 4 deinoychus could have been washed down a river to where the Tenontosaurus was.

"What is allosaurus?He's a predator. Is he any good? the Answer is a resounding No"
Sorry wrong answer. The Correct answer is YES!!!
Allosaurus was the biggest, most powerful and most advanced predator of the Jurassic. He was the dominant predator of the Jurassic. Jurassic dinos were NOT lously. I wouldn't call any dinosaur with 4 or 6 one meter long spikes lousy. I also wouldn't call any predator that can hunt surapods 18 or 20 meters long lousy. Therefore Allosaurus was not lousy. He was the King of the Jurassic. And if Allosaurus arms were stupid T Rex arms were pathetic (no offence to T Rex)

And whats with T Master saying he dosn't like dinosaurs?
from Tom G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


DA MASTA- Do you mean 'Kakuru'? If you do its name means "rainbow serpent" because it was known from an opal tibia. It was named by Molnar and Pledge.
Bye!!!

from Buffy, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


compsognathus is a lot better than some of those other dinosaurs even if it was less than two feet tall. u ment mm not m mm is millimeters. m is meters.
from tim p., age 11, ???, ???, ???; November 19, 2001


i have a theory that the battle between large theropods would be short due to their extrem fiecity and deadly blows. especially for t.rex despite its undisputed power. here is the time in seconds for the rexy to take down its foe.

raptor: 4sec (if the raptor doesn't run away, a single gulp)
allosaurus: 10sec (neck crush by the jaws of rexy)
spinosaurus: 18sec (ramming in the head making him uncalmcious then penetrating spiny's skull with 6 inches teeth)
giganotosaurus: 30sec-40sec (multiple rib fractures due to heavy slamming by the skull, massive and deep wound on the femour to disable him of standing up, strong leg and clawed foot of the rexy pressured gigy's neck on the ground, death jaw of the rexy locked on the inmovable neck for a final crush)

truely a ruthless, deadly and mercyless killing maniac!
for the rex fans!

from danny, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


JURASSIC PARK DID NOT FOLLOW REAL TIME OR EVENTS AT ALL. STOP MAKING STATEMENTS WITH THAT AS UR INFO. BLAHH BLAHH BLAHH. OH T-REX IS SO COOL(NOT) IN JURASSIC PARK HE KILLED HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE. OH BOY(NOT)

IT MEANS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.

THE T-REX DIDN'T COME UNTIL THE MIDDLE OF THE CRETACIOUS PERIOD

NOT THE JURRASSIC LIKE IT SAYS IN ALL 3 MOVIES
from tim p., age 11, cleveland, ???, U.S.A.; November 19, 2001


JURASSIC PARK DID NOT FOLLOW REAL TIME OR EVENTS AT ALL. STOP MAKING STATEMENTS WITH THAT AS UR INFO. BLAHH BLAHH BLAHH. OH T-REX IS SO COOL(NOT) IN JURASSIC PARK HE KILLED HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE. OH BOY(NOT)

IT MEANS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.

THE T-REX DIDN'T COME UNTIL THE MIDDLE OF THE CRETACIOUS PERIOD

NOT THE JURRASSIC LIKE IT SAYS IN ALL 3 MOVIES
from tim p., age 11, cleveland, ???, U.S.A.; November 19, 2001


Well I have had a obsenion with dinosaurs since I was a little kid
they are so cool.
My favorite are the ornithiscians, especially the saupods such as ultrasauros.

from Gary, age 17, ?, ?, Australia; November 19, 2001


I find it likely that Deinonychus did stand a chance against T. Rex. Fast, sleek, intelligent....need I say more?
from Honkie Tong, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Honkie Tong is my boy friend.
from Hanchuchuka, age 17, Signapore, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Here's why I think Allosaurus (*&^. I had recently read a study that their legs were very weak, and they had difficulty running. If Allosaurus tried running, he'd break his legs. So he lumbered around from place to place eating rotting carcasses.
from Honkie Tong, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


i dont have a fave. dino but it seems like there are a lot of rex fans out there. i have nothing against u or rex, but i think ur exadurating. its definately not undefietable. a pack of V-raptors or even a group of Compsognathus could take it(not to mention the Spinosauras which u seem to have fun pickin' on even though rex wouldn't last 5 minutes). u have 2 admitt ur stretchin' the truth.
from tim p., age 11, Cleveland, ?, U.S.A.; November 19, 2001


Oh, I'm sorry, did I say I am a hippocrate in the last message? According to myself, I should have put I am hippocratic.
from Honkie Tong, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


I apologize, I am a hippocrate. Allosaurischian, I am sorry for imitating you. I am a hippocrate becasue I posed as you after condemning your posing as me (it was you, right?)
from Honkie Tong, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"I suppose I am a hippocrate"

Honkie's too proud to say that about himself. He shouldn't have to, anyway, since he isn't. Exactly hoe is he a hippocrate?

"It certainly looks like somebody is being a hippocrate by posing as me".

I have come to know the definition of hippocrate who tells people not to do something, or that this something is wrong, but this something is something that he does or will do himself. Now, a mystery person has posed as you, yet he never told anyone not to pose as someone else. So why is he a hippocrate?
from Skeptic, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"I read that Allosaurus had only average arms"

I don't think arms is the way to go when you talk about T. Rex being better than Allosaurus. Just a comment.......
from Skeptic, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Okay, let's get something straight, Allosaurus wasn't that great. He was more primitive than a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and could not "whip his butt", as one Allosaur fan so beautifully put it. It's things like Allosaurus that died off when they had to start competing with more advanced carnivores, which thrived throughout the cretaceous, and some of which eventually evolved into T. Rex.
from Skeptic, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Tyrannosaurus also has two s's in it, Lily, S as in )(*&!
from Allosaurischian, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Brad, I'd like to apologize. It's taken me a while, I know, but I haven't been to the board much. It was wrong of me to insult you when I was arguing that less gravity theory. Let's just say the theory, uh "grabbed" me.

Anyway, I'm sorry. You and anybody else who said the theory was wrong was right, I was wrong.

Well, that's all.
from Skeptic, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Thanks for helping my sister da masta!!!
from Afton, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"I stick to the fact that T.Rex will kill Allosaurus but WILL DIE FROM ALLOSAURUS INJURIES LATER!?!"

WHAT?!? YEAH RIGHT! I just hav one thing to say for dis: PUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAhAHAHahahaHAHaHahAHahAhAHah!
from C.INGENS, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


I don't like dinosaurs.
from T-master, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Paul Sereno has an article in the Dec. 2001 National Geographic. It's very brief, and is about his new Sarcosucmhus imhperator finds. He insists on calling it SuperCroc, which is going to be as annoyinvg as "Giga" and "Raptor". >:( At least there is a really cool picture of a Sarcosuchus / Suchomimus encounter! The SuperCroc documentary is on the National Geographic channel Dec. 9th, apparently worldwide. I can tell that it will be extremely biased towards presenting Sarcosuchus as the world's most terrible dinosaur killer, but it should at least be fun to watch. (Get ready for the SuperCroc vs. Rex battles in our little forum...)
from Brad, age 14, Woodville, ON, Canada; November 19, 2001


I love Allosaurus and T-Rex. Hence my name. But please Allosaurus fans don't bring stuff like "Allosaurus is king of the reptiles" T-Rex's name means "Tyrant Lizard king".
Or maybe Allosayrus is the Tyrant Lizard King of the Jurassic and T-Rex is Tyrant Lizard King of the Cretaceous. And Postosuchus is the Tyrant Lizard King of the Triassic!!

from AlloRex, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


I like Allosaurus,
but not as much as T.Rex. I stick to the fact that T.Rex will kill Allosaurus but will die from allosaurus injuries later. And please don't bring that Allosaurus vs. T.Rex again we just solved it weeks ago.

from Gianna, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Allosaurus certainly lives up to his reputation as the most powerful, amazing, large, unbelievable, incredible... piece of (*&$&#% ever
from ?, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


I suppose Allosaurus was a whimp.
from Allosaurischian, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


lets look at it logically,.,,shall we? what is allosaurus? He's a predator.Is he any good? The answer is a resounding NO. He has fought nothing but lously Jurassic dinos that are cannon-fodder by cretauious standards. As stupidly gimmicky arms.He also can't bite for his life..he's more then 100 times heavier but only bites as hard as a wolf.I think the only reason he has fans is because of affirmative action.
from hecubus, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


T-Rex vs.Allosaurus, BABY! IT'S SHOWTIME! And talk about a mismatch. Allosaurus is WAY out of his league. We're talkin' St. Leo's at Georgetown, Baby! I mean, Allosaurus does great in-pack against other medium and small herbivores and sick, about to die sauropods. BUT NOBODY LOSES TO MEDIUM AND SMALL HERBIVORES AND SICK, ABOUT TO DIE SAUROPODS! IT MEANS NOTHING! Let's look at the non-confs. He would be finished off by a single broken toe. ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! A SINGLE BROKEN TOE?! You gotta beat those guys for me, baby! We're talkin' CUPCAKE CITY!

Meanwhile, T-Rex is dominating all over. I LOVE THIS GUY! He beats up everybody! He's ripping the heads off duckbills! He's throwing mangled prey parts great distances with JUST ONE JAW! He defeats sailors and kills the entire crew of a ship WHILE IMPRISIONED IN THE CARGO COMPARTMENT! If he wore clothes, he would be one of my diaper dandies, BABY! DIPSY-DOO, DUNK-A-ROO! BLOWOUT CITY! Allosaurus is headin' for the basketball court in the sky!
from Emar for the socially maladjusted, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


Allosaurus has two letter "L"s in it. L is reat for making words like Laughable, Lame and Loser.
from Lilly, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


I've been studying Allosaurus, and the more I study him, the more I dislike him. For starters, he can't even look straight. His eyes were on the almost on each side of his head and were not facing forward. This mean he would have had almost no depth perception and that stinks. T.Rex on the other hand had eyes that faced forward like that of a mammalian predator and he would have had excellent dept preception and also, his eyes were bigger, so he would have seen better and further and with depth preception too. Worse, I read that Allosaurus only had adverage arms and a rather small head for a carnosaur. This means that Allosaurus was a sub-standard carnivorous dinosaur that HAD to rely on numbers to survive because they were too weak on their own. T.Rex will have no trouble taking on a pack of these thrid-rate, two-bit carnivores.
from Dinoattack, age 11, Dallas, Texas, America; November 19, 2001


Allosaurus? That a joke man! Giganotosaurus the whimp could have finished it off.
from ?, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


T-Rex is almost certainly much better, going by sheer superiority, then Allosaurus. OK, this is real easy guys: The late KT has already come and gone. Allosaurid inc. (TM) did not take over North America (TM). Therefore, every Tyrannosaurid that was ever existed to Tyrannosaurus had to have been successful against putting down the then-occupier Allosaurus. Seriously here: entire Allosaurus divisions could have come up against Tyrannosaurus' grandfather serving on the front lines in Dinosaur Predator World War 2 to no avail. Both the Allosaurian version of Hercules and Xena could have teamed up against Maximus Tyrannus only to have their buttocks (TM) whooped. The Allosaurus doesn't stand a chance even if he had all the denizens of Lame Oversized Allosaurids (not TM) with him. If the Allosaurus was superior, then we couldn't even be sitting here typing about why and how did the Tyrannosaurids achieve dominance so fast over the other predators like Allosaurus in the North American fossil record--and you guys wouldn't be sitting around to argue about it. Can I possibly make myself any more clear than that? No? OK, I'll stop now.
from Jimmy L., age 15, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA; November 19, 2001


I think in any case, Deinonychus would be whiped out pretty fast. They took four losses as we know from the fossil record, supposedly taking down an subadult Tenontosaurus. A T.Rex is ten times more massive and a great deal meaner and tougher, pound for pound then a Tenontosaurus, and unlike Tenontosaurus, had was massively more powerful and dangerous, with the ability to instantly blot out an Deinonychus with a single connection. Given the extreme risks, I doubt a Deinonychus pack would even dare attack a T.Rex. Of course, if a single T.Rex was so formidible, it's easy to see how even a small pack of Tyrannosauruses would be largely invulnerable to anything a Deinonychus pack can muster (Heck, a single T.Rex is already nigh invulnerable a Deinonychus pack). And better, the fact that the only raptors left around T.Rex were the pesky, small ones. I doubt raptors ever impressed a Tyrannosaurus as any much of a threat at all, even if he somehow managed to encounter the 10 MYA extinct from his time Deinonychus.
from Leonard, age 14, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"All of you can you give me some information on the Raptor for my Essay
Thank You.. Afton's sister.
from Torrey, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001 "

Sure I'll be glad to help you. Tim's and my info could sure make a good essay.

You'll be meaning velociraptor. Velociraptor was a small (1.8m long and about 60cm tall) dromaesaurid, from mongolia and china. It had a long, curved retractable claw on it's 2nd inner toe, (the hallux (big toe) , as in all theropods is tiny and insignificant,) and, contrary to popular beleif did not hunt in packs because it was hollow - boned to help make it lighter, so it could not take damage, so it hunted only small and not dangerous prey (not in packs.) It had one of the stiffest tails in the animal kingdom, held straight by bony rods, so it could only move it at the base. It's relatives included deinonuchus, utahraptor, dromaesaurus and adasaurus. It lived alongside tarbosaurs, therizinosaurs, protoceratopsians and nemegtosaurs, in the upper cretacious period, during the campanian stage. It hunted small mammals and dinosaurs larger than protoceratops where safe. Sorry - gotta go! Tim or Brad or someone will provide the rest!
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"I suppose I am a hippocrate."

No need to talk like that Honkie Tong. But you still ought to stop critisising my "big bold caps."
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"I suppose I am a hippocrate."

Gee...I should be the first to know when I typed it, but I have no memory of posting that. Besides, I would have used "hippocratic", not "hippocrate". It certainly looks like somebody is being hippocratic by posing as me.
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"Sean M.
There has been no evidence to support that Dilophisaurus had a frill.
it was simply added to the Dilophosaurus in Jurassic Park to make it more interesting."

from ?, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


2Im confused, did dinosaurs evolve into birds or lizards???"
Birds.

from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"DA MASTA- three specimens of Segnosaurus have been found."

Welcome to having respect on the dinosaur site Buffy C. If ytou didn't look that up.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


I think that Rex fans have the tendency to exaggerate. And seeing is believing. I'll go to my local museum, see the cast of the Rex skull, see the infratemporal fenestra, see the muscle scars, and come to my own conclusions about Rex's jaw power. 150 kilos in 1 bite is too damn good.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


"I want to now :
HOW DID DINOSAURS MOVE ?
I want the philogeny of the movement of the dinosaurs.
Can Anyone say to me?
from Gaiiny, age 19, GHOM, GHOM, IRAN; November 18, 2001 "

How anything moved. Pick up your leg move it forward and put it down again. The brain sends a message to the muscle that needs to be moved, and the muscle contracts or stretches moving the part of the body that needs to be moved. Any more detailed or specific info just tell me.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 19, 2001


hey guys did u know that in truth t-rex was a little bigger than spinosaurus rather than the movie version
from mark, age 12, singapore, singapore, singapore; November 19, 2001


I want to now :
HOW DID DINOSAURS MOVE ?
I want the philogeny of the movement of the dinosaurs.
Can Anyone say to me?

from Gaiiny, age 19, GHOM, GHOM, IRAN; November 18, 2001


Samy there are lots of reasons to pick different dinosaurs. you could pick Giganotosaurus, T Rex, Spinosaurus, Allosaurus, Carcharodontosaurus or Torvosaurus because the are very big and powerful. Or you could pick Microceratops or compsognathus because the are very small. You could pick Triceratops or Torosaurus because of the large horns on their heads. You could pick Troodon because its the smartest dinosaur or you could pick diplodocous or siesmosaurus because they were the the biggest dinosaurs or you could pick Velociraptor, Utahraptor, Deinoychus or dromaeosaurus because they have large switch blades on their feet and they are agile. But I'm not going to tell you what dinosaur to pick as your favourite dinosaur its your choice.
from Tom G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Buffy I think sean means the bony crests or ridges (I don't know what to call them) on Dilophosauruses head. I like Allosaurus (but its not my only favourite dinosaur). Has anybody seen chapter 1 and if its been put on chapter 2 of my story?
from Tom G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


about the how long it would take Deinoychus to be killed by t rex thing I think it would be about 3 seconds if Deinoychus didn't move and T Rex just had to bend down and kill it but it would take alot longer if Deinoychus did move. Because Deinoychus is very agile and it could probably dodge T Rex or something it would take something like 8 or 10 seconds. But Deinoychus is still REALLY cool
from Tom G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Izzit just me of do Compsognathus fans have an inferiority complex? That they feel insecure because their dinosaur is so puny and have to make up stuff about it to feel better?
from John, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


"Its true Compsognathus was taller then Ultrasaurus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! remains of the 40m beast were found in FIGI!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Right...either you're making this up or you are getting your genera spelling mixed up.
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


All of you can you give me some information on the Raptor for my Essay
Thank You.. Afton's sister.

from Torrey, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Dinosaurs have been around for 230 million years and are still going strong!
from Brad, age 14, Woodville, ON, Canada; November 18, 2001


Im confused, did dinosaurs evolve into birds or lizards???
from Tara G, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


STEPHEN- are you kidding or something. what was all that about compsognathus being taller than ultrasaurus. ultrasaurus, although not too well known was a sauropod and compsognathus is amoung the smallest known dinosaurs.
from Buffy, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


DA MASTA- three specimens of Segnosaurus have been found.
from Buffy, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Sean M.
There has been no evidence to support that Dilophisaurus had a frill.
it was simply added to the Dilophosaurus in Jurassic Park to make it more interesting.

from Buffy, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Allosaurus was, is , and forever will be king of all the reptiles!
from Michael, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


I suppose I am a hippocrate.
from Honkie Tong, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Allosaurus could whoop T. Rex.
from Ian, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


No evidence so far presented can make me change my mind. Allosaurus will forever be king!
from Delia, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


I like Allosaurus!
from Da Grand Master, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Join the Allosauroids!
from Flopisitikki, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


I like Allosaurus too, Allosaurischian!
from Duffy, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


I like Allosaurus a lot.
from Mintorskiss, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


I DON'T JUST LIKE ALLOSAURUS, I LOVE HIM!!!
from Biskott, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


I like Allosaurus
from Monster Mash, Scorpio, Jiji age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Without the vote for your favorite dinosaurs forum, all us Allosaur fans have decided to flock to here.....Any one who likes Allosaurus, simply send the message "I like Allosaurus".
from Allosaurischian, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


im back and i need help. i cant find a favorite dino. can ya give me some good reasons on which dino to pick?
from samy, age 10, ????, ????, ????; November 18, 2001


"That means dinosaurs lived about 160 million years"

Very close.
from Gianna, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Actually deinonyochus is not the body of velociraptor in Jp movies. V-raptor was based on utah raptor. Right before Jurrasic Park 1 was filmed utah raptor was discovered. The creators of Jp thought it would be cooler and more intense to have a larger raptor that looked fiercer. Though the raptors in jp resemble Dienonychus, they look more like u-raptor.
from T-master, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


Neimongosaurus yangi (Therizinosauridae)and Jiangshanosaurus lixianensis (Titanosauridae): The two newest dinosaurs!
from Brad, age 14, Woodville, ON, Canada; November 18, 2001


A quick look at one of my books:

Allosaurus: 2090 kg
Utahraptor: 500 kg
Spinosaurus: 4000 kg
Daspletosaurus: 2200 kg
Acrocanthosaurus: 2400 kg
Nanotyrannus: 270-460 kg

from Brad, age 14, Woodville, ON, Canada; November 18, 2001


how do those scientists know anything about them?
from Casey H., age 43, broklyn, nyc, usa; November 18, 2001


"when born, the dinosaurs frills were small and were bent backward, like the modern day hammerhead shark, in order for an easier birth.Between 1-2 weeksm later, the frills were fully staightened."

Interesting theory, but why do you think that they wouldn't just lay eggs like other dinosaurs? (And if the crests are used in mating/territorial purposes, why would babies have them at all?)
from Brad, age 14, Woodville, ON, Canada; November 18, 2001


"Actually, the Deinonychus would die instantly if its head was crushed."
And it would be the same if the T-Rex had NOT directly trod on its head. If the T-Rex trod on it stomach or its chest, it would die very fast if not right away. The deinonychus' rib cage would collapse, the vital organs would be smothered... The only way I can see Deinonychus surviing being tread on by a T-Rex would be if the T-Rex only tread on the arms and legs. Of course, with broken arms or legs, the Deinonychus wouldn't last long after that.

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


"HOW LONG DID DINOSAURS LIVE"
They lived for a long time. From the Carnian age (Late Triassic 225 million years ago) to the Maastritchtian age (Late Cretaceous, 65 million years ago)
That means that dinosaurs lived for a about 160 million years.

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 18, 2001


JC I'd like to buy something from the zoomstore but I'm in New Zealand and it says that you only ship to the US and Canada. Is there a way to get it buy ordinary air mail (not Fedex because thats too expensive)
from Tom G, age 12, ?, ?, New Zealand; November 17, 2001
Unfortunately, even ordinary air mail is very expensive (it usually more expensive than the toys thenselves). JC


Its true Compsognathus was taller then Ultrasaurus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! remains of the 40m beast were found in FIGI!!!!!!!!!!!!
from stephen, age 10, sydney, NSW, Australia; November 17, 2001


I would like to comment on dilophosauruses two frills.I believe that they were used for mating purposes only and not for terittorial purposes.the larger and more colorfull the frills were, the more mates the animal recieved.when born, the dinosaurs frills were small and were bent backward, like the modern day hammerhead shark, in order for an easier birth.Between 1-2 weeksm later, the frills were fully staightened.
from Sean M, age 13, Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada; November 17, 2001


I would like to comment on dilophosauruses two frills.I believe that they were used for mating purposes only and not for terittorial purposes.the larger and more colorfull the frills were, the more mates the animal recieved.when born, the dinosaurs frills were small and were bent backward, like the modern day hammerhead shark, in order for an easier birth.Between 1-2 weeksm later, the frills were fully staightened. if any one would like
from Sean M, age 13, Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada; November 17, 2001


I LOVE T-REX! Right now,I'm crazy about dinosaurs,especially T-rex.
from Mikey V., age 9, St-Bruno, Quebec, Canada; November 17, 2001


"TRY ARGUING WITH YOUR FORM TUTOR. IT HELPS RELEASES ANGER"

Tell me, is this a compliment??
from Gianna, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


Hello.
Some of you know of my stories(like Gloman). i HAVE NOTICED A LOT OF SMART PEOPLE HERE. Sheesh I left caps on again......

Yes, T.Rex would kill Deinonychus at once. One Deinonychus vs. one T.Rex wouldn't be much of a contest.........
I like Allosaurus and T.Rex, hence my name.

from AlloRex, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


HOW LONG DID DINOSAURS LIVE
from JORDAN B., age 7, MORRISTOWN, NJ, USA; November 17, 2001


Alright!! I'll tell you their weights in metric tonnes.

Torvosaurus: 2-5 tonnes
Allosaurus(Fragilis): 1-1.7 tonnes
Alioramus: 0.7 to 1 tonne
Dilophosaurus: 0.3 to 0.45 tonnes
Piatnitskysaurus: 0.25 to 0.3 tonnes
Utahraptor:1 tonne
Carcharodontosaurus:7 to 8 tonnes
Piveteausaurus: I honestly don't know, check the Dinosauricon Genus index
Suchomimus:Don't know, don't think there's an estimate yet.
Spinosaurus:4 to 7 tonnes (I think)
Baryonyx:1.5 to 2 tonnes
Cryolophosaurus: Probably 0.5 to 1.5 tonnes
Megaraptor: around 1 tonne
Indosuchus:Around 1 tonne
Indosaurus: around 0.7 to 1 tonne
Albertosaurus:1.8 to 2.5 tonnes
Daspletosaurus:2 to 3.5 tonnes
Tarbosaurus baatar: 4 to 5 tonnes
Tarbosaurus efremovi: 3 to 4 tonnes
Ceratosaurus:0.5 to 1 tonne
Proceratosaurus: 0.1 tonne
Megalosaurus:0.9 to 1.5 tonnes
Carnotaurus:1 tonne
Majungatholus: don't know
Acrocanthosaurus:2 to 4 tonnes
Nanotyrannus: not sure, probably less than 1.5 tonnes
Alectrosaurus: 0.5 to 1.5 tonnes
Neovenator: Don't know
Afrovenator: Not sure
Yangchuanosaurus: 3.5 tonnes
Szechuanosaurus: 0.1 to 0.15 tonnes
Gasosaurus:0.15 tonnes
Gorgosaurus:2.5 tonnes
Lilliensternus:0.4 tonnes

WHEW!!
Hope that helps.

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


My Favourite Dinosaur is Allosaurus.
from Will, age 13, ?, ?, United kingdom; November 17, 2001


"What makes T.REX so special? Why do so many people still like him (we're talking new converts here) even though he's hardly the first dinosaur they know anymore? Any why have other dinosaurs like the Raptors, Giganotosaurus and Spinosaurus fail to be as popular as him despite media boosts as supposed to be T.REX replacers? I remember the raptors used to be touted as the replacers for the most popular dinosaur but now they have faded from sight and people are jaded with
them. Giganotosaurus had a rash of popularity but then he faded too, Spinosaurus became super famous after JP3 but now people laugh at any idea of saying he was ultimate. How come T.REX is still on top? I know kids are not so ignorant nowadays just to stick to T.REX when they got other options, and some T.REX fans I see here are older too. How come T.REX is so popular? Why? Why? Why?"

Why T.rex is so Good

The sight of dinosaurs lumbering across the terrain is a familiar one in the minds of many a dinosaur fan. Neverthless, the sight of an T.R6-D Tyrannosaurus rex osborn still manages to make even the most experienced paleontologist sit up and take notice.

The Tyrannosaurus rex the last and largest design to ensure the superiority of the Super Coelurosaurian species in the evolutionary arms race of the late mezonic. It was as if the Coelurosaurians ancestors of the Tyrannosaurus themselves set down the specifications for the Tyrannosaurus, calling for a "Predator as powerful as possible, as resilient as possible, as deadily as possible, and as swift and foreboding as possbile, so that fear itself will be our ally."

These are apt descriptions for the Tyrannosaurus. Though other dinosaurs might be taller or heavier, none have the Tyrannosaurus' aura. Considerable effort went into making the Tyrannosaurus' weapons as deadily and extreme as possible, it's frame as stout and robust as possible, and it's locomotion as adapted for speed as possible, giving the Tyrannosaurus the best of all world to ensure complete, total, and annihilating victory. The jaws of the animal were made as powerful and deadily as possible and lined with extremely strong teeth, all capable of rending skin, muscle and bone with little prejudice. The result was a complete sucess, and as so, many paleontologists nicknamed the Tyrannosaurus "Death's Head."

The Tyrannosaurus was the only dinosaur to mount such a large a devastating oral weapon capable of biting at unprecedented forces. As if it wasn't extreme enough, the Tyrannosaurus also carries special adaptations to harbour deadily bateria in its teeth to make its already more-then-lethal-enough bite toxic. The jaws were so incredibly sucessful that grappeling arms that were staple in so many other rival designs were discarded to free weight for the jaws. A single solid bite from Tyrannosaurus can inflict crippling damage to the victim.

The dinosaur is resilent and stoutly built, with a very well muscled frame designed to take a severe pounding and still maintain combat effectiveness. In field tests, Tyrannosaurus were subjected to punctured braincases, broken ribs, damaged limbs, large bitten off chunks and even fractured necks. The Tyrannosaurus survived all that without a significant degradation on the animal's killing ability. Toughness was maximised to a degree never found before in other large dinosaur killing designs.

Mobility was also maximised in this uncompromising design. With special limb adaptations and gracile limbs, the Tyrannosaurus has unprecedented speed and mobility over all other dinosaurs in its weight class, even proving to be faster then rival designs who are considerabily lighter. Mixed in with it's incredible jaw, this has created many horror stories concerning Tyrannosaurus and their ability to move in, inflict massive damage, and withdraw before the stunned victim could react. Lacking the speed of the Tyrannosaurus, the targeted animal cannot effectively strike back at the animal, nor escape. Given the massive damage taken from Tyrannosaurus, the animal would be hemorrhaging at an incredible rate and not to mention have it's progess hampered by severed muscles and broken bones. Only very lucky animals do manage to survive actual contact with Tyrannsaurus, for the best countermeasure against such an animal is to have a headstart, a big one.

The dinosaur is extremely intelligent, beating rival non-coelurosaurian designs by a large margin. This enhanced brainpower gives the dinosaur better and finer control over its extremely powerful body, and also handles the flood on information coming in from it's very keen senses. All of Tyrannosaurus senses are above adverage. It's ears can pick up lower frequencies of sound then other dinosaurs, giving it an ability to hear the ts prey from afar, for lower frequencies travel furthest. The eyes are extremely keen and sharp, and are once again above average, possibly seening as keenly or even keener then modern day raptors. The smell however, it the most specialized sense in Tyrannosaurus, making it quite literally, led by its nose.

The Tyrannosaur rose in the mid-cretacious preiod and were so sucessful that they drove virtually every other species of predator in their niche extinct. Even the raptors, another competing coelurosaurian predator design was defeated and forced to lived in the shadow of the Tyrannosaur. The rise of Tyrannosaurus as the latest and most advanced in this family of predatory dinosaur more sucessful then any other dinosaur predator group that ever lived showed that this group showed no signs of slowing down.

Rival contenders to the throne have risen and fallen as fast as they came. The raptors, popularity boosted after over-favourable media coverage, tried an ouster, but was swifty and brutally put down. Other approaches looked at supersized dinosaur predators that had size as their only cheap gimmick against Tyrannosaurus, but lacked the fortitude in the art of killing. These animals, like Giganotosaurus, and more recently, Spinosaurus, wilted almost immediately under the intense comparism of their true abilities to Tyrannosaurus and faded almost as quickly as they came. With every attempted takeover, support for Tyrannosaurus grew stronger and stronger as the media coverage generated by such evens educated more on the awesome abilities of this dinosaur. While the infantile upstarts have faded and disillusioned fans fell in disarry and disbanded, Tyrannosaurus has gone from strength to strength, in an amazing show of sucess that seeks to rival it's incredible sucess 65 million years ago. Tyrannosaurus continue to inspire terror whenever they tread.
from The Rex Fan, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"Hmmm, we'll never know how long it would take for a Rex to kill a Deinonychus, because they didn't live at the same time!"

That isn't too hard to estimate, given how one sided it was. Most estimates run below 10 seconds before Deinonychus is smeared into paste.

"The Deinonychus WOULD be very crippled for five seconds. If an elephant trod on YOU (no offence) you would NOT die instantly."

Actually the Deinonychus would die instantly if it's head was crushed. Very crippled is not a good way to put it. How about horrendusly and mortally wounded?

"ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CLARITY OF MY POSTS?"

Argh...too many inapporiate caps...too bright...subject is not clear...
from Honkie Tong, age 17, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


Hmmm, we'll never know how long it would take for a Rex to kill a Deinonychus, because they didn't live at the same time!
from Gianna, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


Hey Tim E, nice entrance, "All you people are lame." ....sheesh
from Tyrannosaurus, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


how was all the dinosaurs died?
from dipsa, age 17, charlotte, north carolina, usa; November 17, 2001


Since Sue and Stephen and other tyrannosaurs with Sue - like names have been found I'm only asking Honkie Tong and Billy MacDraw if I can use those names in WCW dinosaurs and WDW out of courtesy. Please write back.
from da masta, age 14, The City Of the Damned!, choo wanna know for!?, The city and state/province is a joke.; November 17, 2001


"What's current weight estimate for the largest theropods? I just read a paper on
the new Acrocanthosaurus (Currie & Carpenter, 2000) that gave the weight of
Giganotosaurus at 4160 kg, and Tyrannosaurus also at 4160 kg. Is this too light? *YES. T REX COULD BE JUST OVER 5000 KG. EVEN 5500. BIG FEMALES I THINK. GIGANTO IS LIGHTER BY AVERAGE BUT STILL TOO LIGHT. IF WE'RE TALKING AVERAGE WEIGHT THEN I'D SAY THAT THE INFO IN THE MAG IS QUITE ACCURATE.*

(I might be off for a while. I'm not sure if my keyboard at home is broken)" I'M SURE YOU CAN GET A NEW ONE. BUT I HOPE IT'S NOT BROKEN.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CLARITY OF MY POSTS? (hint: I'm looking in your direction Honkie Tong!)
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"Hey Tim I noticed you weren't around for a while until you said Stegosaurus
wasn't the smartest, hehehehe. Well, I certainly don't think so either. They were at
the middle. This is my chart of the smartest dinos...

Dumb: Sauropods, Prosauropods, (Sauropodomorphas <- they ARE prosauropods and sauropods!)
Middle: Stegosaurs, Ankylosaurs, Hadrosaurs
Smart: Theropods, Carnosaurs, Dromaeosaurs, Troodontids

So, is this pretty accurate??

from Gianna"

Yes. If you ignore that stupid EQ thing. If you want me to back what I said about EQ with facts then read other people's posts about it I would say the same just I'm not to save time.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"What makes T.REX so special? Why do so many people still like him (we're talking
new converts here) even though he's hardly the first dinosaur they know anymore?
Any why have other dinosaurs like the Raptors, Giganotosaurus and Spinosaurus
fail to be as popular as him despite media boosts as supposed to be T.REX
replacers? I remember the raptors used to be touted as the replacers for the most
popular dinosaur but now they have faded from sight and people are jaded with
them. Giganotosaurus had a rash of popularity but then he faded too, Spinosaurus
became super famous after JP3 but now people laugh at any idea of saying he was
ultimate. How come T.REX is still on top? I know kids are not so ignorant
nowadays just to stick to T.REX when they got other options, and some T.REX
fans I see here are older too. How come T.REX is so popular? Why? Why? Why?"

T - Rex IS the best, but I still agree. So many options, but still T - Rex is the most popular by far. Also, what you said is dangerous. When I say stuff like that about T- Rex I get swarmed by Rex fans.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"Deinonychus wasn't like a velociraptor, it was stouter, more robust and tougher."

"Of course, you do realize you are talking relative to raptors here. Deinonychus was
still a pretty fragile dinosaur."
But not as much as velociraptor!

from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"HELLO
THIS IS MY FIRST TIME ON THIS SITE SO WHAT EVERY ONES FAVORITE
DINO
MINE IT PROTOSERATOPES AND ULTRASAURAS
from Gary, age 17, ?, ?, australia; November 15, 2001"
WELCOME

Can we just all be civil to each other and put as side our differences
and talk about dinosaurs
from MM, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 15, 2001
YES... IF THAT IS POSSIBLE...

Dear every one
please don't be mean to BUFFY C
Thank You
from ben, age 16, manjimup, wa, australia; November 15, 2001
PEOPLE ARE JUST UPSET ABOUT HER BOASTING. NEVER MIND, WE ALL DO THAT AT SOME TIME

from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"Hey, WHY ARE YOU people even IMAGINING that T.Rex and Deinonychus
fought? THEY LIVED AT DIFFERENT TIMES!! But if they did have a fight T.Rex
would win, yes, but compsognathus RREALLY didn't live at the time of
Deinonychus! YOU PEOPLE ARE BEING STUPID!!!!!!!!
YE!
So this realeses all my anger, good."

TRY ARGUING WITH YOUR FORM TUTOR. IT REALLY HELPS TO RELEASE ANGER.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


I would just like to say that 'Gloman' is totally wrong about me being either Ben
or Da'real'Master. And what the h(*& is with Ben saying that i am his girlfriend, i
dont even know him.
"PLEASE if you are not going to go an this site to talk about dinosaurs then just
get the h^&* off.
And who ever is doing it stop making up lies about me and everyone else!!!
from Buffy C"

Aha. Well. Start being nice and the regulars will gladly accept you. I know that from personal experience.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"And the JP3 Raptors where not based on deinonychus,"

"Actually, they were. Or at least the JP and TLW ones (I dunno what on earth those
things in JP3 was, but the movie stank anyway) were. The mix-up starts when the
JP novel mentioned Velociraptor as Crichton decided to use the Predatory
Dinosaurs of the World name for Deinonychus, which was then Velociraptor. For
the author of the book felt that at that time Deinonychus was actually a subspecies
of Velociraptor. This has been disproved, but not before Crichton wrote in
Deinonychus as Velociraptor. Sadly, this carried onto the JP movie, but the
reconstructions for the "Velociraptors" in JP3 were, once again, based on
Deinonychus! What we had was actually Deinonychus running aroung in the first
and second JP movies until they morphed into something we can hardly
distinguish as a raptor. But the fact remains that the JP people reconstructed their
"raptors" more akin to Deinonychus then Velociraptor!"

Maybe they wanted to base it on deinonychus. But they totally failed then. Deinonychus had a taller, shorter head, The premaxilliae where shorter in deinonychus than in velociraptor, too and Deinonychus was MORE ROBUST! The JP peple made a real mess of it. Also, thanks for telling me about the mistake in the novel. I was surprised, when an ANTIRRHOPUS was meant to be a velociraptor in the book when it is really a deinonychus. I was real confused!
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


OK! Stop the argument! I don't want any Deinonychus fans to be annoyed!
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


I know T- rex and Giganto's weights by the way.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


"Hey Tim! I'm doing a dinosaur "WCW worldwide dinosaur wrestling" thing with a
cool storyline on the post your story thing.
- tag team action
- lightweight championship
- cruiserweight championship
- heavyweight championship
- U.S. Title
- grudge Matches
You wouldn't mind telling me the weights of these dinosaurs?

Tyrannosaurus
Torvosaurus
Allosaurus
Alioramus
Dilophosaurus
Piatnitzkysaurus
Utahraptor
Carcharodontosaurus
Piveteausaurus
Suchomimus
Spinosaurus
Baryonyx
Cryolophosaurus
Megaraptor
Indosuchus
Indosaurus
Albertosaurus
Daspletosaurus
Tarbosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Proceratosaurus
Megalosaurus
Carnotaurus
Majungotholus
Acrocanthosaurus
Metriacanthosaurus
Becklespinax
Irritator
Nanotyrannus
Alectrosaurus
Neovenator
Afrovenator
Yangschuanosaurus
Szechuanosaurus
Gasosaurus
Gorgosaurus
Liliensternus"

I bet you know half of all these dinoz weights at least!
Phuleeeaze!?!

from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


1. What is th(E) largest prehistoric crocodile?
SARCOSUCHUS IMPERATOR. IF MY INFO IS NOT OUT OF DATYE AGAIN.
2. What is the only museum in the world that has the skelaton of gargoyleosaurus?
A TOTAL GUESS: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY IN NEW YORK.
3. Jobaria was found in Morroco, Egypt, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, or Madagascar?
EGYPT?

DID I FORGET TO SEND MY "HOW MANY SEGNOSAURUS SPECIMENS HAVE EVER BEEN FOUND" QUESTION? I REPEAT IT BECAUSE I THINK I FORGOT.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


Buffy WHY is Kakaru called Kakaru?

(I know the answer this is just trivia)
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


The Deinonychus WOULD be very crippled for five seconds. If an elephant trod on YOU (no offence) you would NOT die instantly. And make no mistake, deinonychus was a formidable predator in it's own right. But 1 on 1 against a tyrannosaur pretty much anything would lose.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 17, 2001


This is the first time, since I have been here, that there has been another Tim!
(Please notice the Difference beetween Tim M. and Tim E.)

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


"Or tread on it. Eeeeeeeeven slower."

If T.rex trod on Deinonychus, wouldn't it be instant death? It would be anything but slow. I mean T.rex weights 6 tons, for crying out loud. How would puny Deinonychus even wish to endure enough time to be described as "Eeeeeeeeven slower." I pretty sure that is an elephant trod on Deinonychus, it would die really quick, and T.rex was bigger then an elephant.
from John, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


All of you people are lame!!!!! why do you care?!
from Tim E, age 13, bbrook, ?, usa; November 16, 2001


"Read more, Ten-Shun, these people said Compsognathus could take down Deinonychus."

Huh? I didn't say anything, perhaps you are referring to Honkie? ...While I'm here: I agree that a deinonychus couldn't last longer than you could say "Now wasn't that slick?" against a rex.
from Ten-Shun, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


Yes, it would definetly not take as much as 8 seconds for a T-Rex to kill a Deinonychus.
It would only take one secong for T-rex to catch Deinonychus in its jaws, and probably another second and a half to kill it.

from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


Can you be more specific, da masta? Which dinosaurs do you want me to tell you the weights of?
from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


T-master: I bleieve Gergoyleosaurus used to be in the Colorado museum of Natural History, but I think recently New Mexico's bought it.
from Tim M., age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


I like losts of countries Mel.
from Will, age 13, ?, ?, United kingdom; November 16, 2001


What makes T.REX so special? Why do so many people still like him (we're talking new converts here) even though he's hardly the first dinosaur they know anymore? Any why have other dinosaurs like the Raptors, Giganotosaurus and Spinosaurus fail to be as popular as him despite media boosts as supposed to be T.REX replacers? I remember the raptors used to be touted as the replacers for the most popular dinosaur but now they have faded from sight and people are jaded with them. Giganotosaurus had a rash of popularity but then he faded too, Spinosaurus became super famous after JP3 but now people laugh at any idea of saying he was ultimate. How come T.REX is still on top? I know kids are not so ignorant nowadays just to stick to T.REX when they got other options, and some T.REX fans I see here are older too. How come T.REX is so popular? Why? Why? Why?
from Max, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


"And the JP3 Raptors where not based on deinonychus,"

Actually, they were. Or at least the JP and TLW ones (I dunno what on earth those things in JP3 was, but the movie stank anyway) were. The mix-up starts when the JP novel mentioned Velociraptor as Crichton decided to use the Predatory Dinosaurs of the World name for Deinonychus, which was then Velociraptor. For the author of the book felt that at that time Deinonychus was actually a subspecies of Velociraptor. This has been disproved, but not before Crichton wrote in Deinonychus as Velociraptor. Sadly, this carried onto the JP movie, but the reconstructions for the "Velociraptors" in JP3 were, once again, based on Deinonychus! What we had was actually Deinonychus running aroung in the first and second JP movies until they morphed into something we can hardly distinguish as a raptor. But the fact remains that the JP people reconstructed their "raptors" more akin to Deinonychus then Velociraptor!
from Leonard, age 14, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


"Deinonychus wasn't like a velociraptor, it was stouter, more robust and tougher."

Of course, you do realize you are talking relative to raptors here. Deinonychus was still a pretty fragile dinosaur.
from Leonard, age 14, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


"Or it could close it's jaws down. Deinonychus would die in about 8 seconds."

Actually that would mean an instant death for Deinonychus. If T.Rex closed it's jaws down, Deinonychus' body would not even be considered a hard target for an animal that could demolish Triceratops hipbones who themselves weight even much more then Deinonychus, and were pure bone, not flesh and blood. I doubt Deinonychus could survive anywhere near 8 seconds, it's like going under a hydraulic press, it'll die instantly. It won't bleed to death, it won't be so seriously wounded that it'll take 8 seconds to die, it'll just be crushed, with it's spine broken and internal organs pulverized entirely. So if T.Rex swooped and picked up Deinonychus (1 second), and chomped down right away after that event, Deinonychus would be dead by the third second, if not he'll be well on his way. Either case, Deinonychus is one dead dino by the third second. 8 seconds seems like a ridiculus amount of time to survive for an 80-kilo animal in a set of jaws that can exert 20,000-30,000 newtons of force. Heck, T.Rex jaws could tear off more meat then a Deinonychus weighted itself (up to 150 kilos in a good connection)! Deinonychus to T.Rex would be nothing more then a mouthful he regularly tore off larger prey! 8 seconds? I don't think so.
from Leonard, age 14, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


I think 3 seconds is surely possible, the dieno has the start in T.Rex's jaws though, for fair's sake. For we only consider attacks when they contact with the victim, not when the animal starts. So in this case, we consider an attack from T.Rex to start at the point of time he makes contact with dieno. T.Rex dosen't even have to shake Dieno, one swift bite can shear the raptor into half with over 15,000 lbs of force, and he can do it within 3 seconds.
from John, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


I'm from New Zealand and I didn't mean my "bloody aussies" comment to be racist or anything. Its like how New Zealanders mock Austalians and Australians mock New Zealanders but sorry if I offended anyone.
from Owain, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


1. The largest prehistoric Croc was sarcosuchu imperator, at a whoppin 50 feet long. Skull length around Five Feet.

2. You might be right Tim, but I'm pretty sure that gargoyleosaurus is in the Denver Museum of Natural History, maybe New Mexico bought it.

3. Jobaria was found in Niger.
from T-master, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


JURASSIC PARK

THE LOST WORLD JURASSIC PARK

JURASSIC PARK III
from TYLER J., age 13, ALBERT LEA, MN, USA; November 16, 2001


Since I "stood in your limelight" or whatever it is you said, I'll let you answer a question to make up for it. How many SEGNOSAURUS specimens have ever been found? I'm notorious here for not being up to date but I think I've got my facts clear here. There's another question "rolling" in your direction. Better blast it away, huh?
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 15, 2001


Read more, Ten-Shun, these people said Compsognathus could take down Deinonychus. This is what I would have said to them.

Hey, WHY ARE YOU people even IMAGINING that T.Rex and Deinonychus fought? THEY LIVED AT DIFFERENT TIMES!! But if they did have a fight T.Rex would win, yes, but compsognathus RREALLY didn't live at the time of Deinonychus! YOU PEOPLE ARE BEING STUPID!!!!!!!!

So this realeses all my anger, good.
from Gianna, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 15, 2001


"does anyone have any important information on Mussaurus"

A late triassic baby prosauropod, found in southern argentina if my memory serves me right. I think a whole nest was found, and the largest baby was only 20cm long. The adults may have reached three meters though.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 15, 2001


I want buy the animatronic spinosaurus
do you know a web site where I can buy it ?

from santhosh R, age 14, annemasse, france, ?; November 16, 2001


What's current weight estimate for the largest theropods? I just read a paper on the new Acrocanthosaurus (Currie & Carpenter, 2000) that gave the weight of Giganotosaurus at 4160 kg, and Tyrannosaurus also at 4160 kg. Is this too light?

(I might be off for a while. I'm not sure if my keyboard at home is broken)
from Brad, age 14, Fenelon Falls, ON, Canada; November 16, 2001


"T.Rex could whip Deinonychus' arse before you could say 'Now wasn't that slick?'"

"There's some preverse truth in this statement, you know. Assuming we are talking at normal speed, Saying "Now wasn't that slick" would take us about 3 seconds. I'm pretty sure Tyrannosaurus could kill Deinonychus within 3 seconds in his jaws."

3 seconds? Are you sure? It wouldn't be that fast. T - rex would have to bend down, and pick up deinonychus. 1 - 2 seconds. If it shook deinonychus it would snap it's spine in about another, 5 seconds? 3 seconds? Or it could close it's jaws down. Deinonychus would die in about 8 seconds. Or throw it. Even slower. Or tread on it. Eeeeeeeeven slower. So 5 seconds is the bare minimum. Deinonychus wasn't like a velociraptor, it was stouter, more robust and tougher. And the JP3 Raptors where not based on deinonychus, even if the size was similar. Deinonychus had a shorter snout and neck and was more robust. Also, using language like "whip arse" can be highly offensive, especially to deinonychus fans like Gianna.
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


I think that Ben should keep his little lies or opinions to him self and stop trying to make Buffy C's life h...

i have only been interested in dinosaurs for a short time & don't know much about them but i believe that this sight has helped me to learn alot so thanx and keep writing.
from MJM, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


My name may sound like I think I'm the best but I just can't be bothered to change it. Why should I? It's original, and many people copy it. Like 'da "real" masta' 'masta over masta' and 'da masta gold.'

WCW Dinosaurs and WCW BLOODBATH (a suspended cage is the ring) should start later this week. Red Rage and WDW will open this month, hopefully.

Tim, I don't want to give you too much trouble but if you know the weights of any medium or large theropods, (you probably know them all,) then please tell me! It'll help by saving time and WCW Dinoz will start sooner. I'm hoping for a large audience...
from da masta, age ?, ?, ?, ?; November 16, 2001


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