Paul the Psychic Octopus dies: Did he see it coming?

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Paul the Psychic Octopus dies: Did he see it coming?

Post by eva on Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:41 pm

Paul the Psychic Octopus dies: Did he see it coming?

By Hanh Nguyen
October 26, 2010 11:53 AM

Paul the Psychic Octopus is now sleeping with the fishes at the tender age of 2.

"Management and staff at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre were devastated to discover that oracle octopus Paul, who achieved global renown during the recent World Cup, had passed away overnight," the aquarium in Germany says in a statement released Tuesday, Oct. 26.

The famous cephalopod, who showed so much promise in the sports prognotistication field, would have been 3 in January.

Read more: http://blog.zap2it.com/thedishrag/2010/10/paul-the-psychic-octopus-dies-did-he-see-it-coming.html
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Re: Paul the Psychic Octopus dies: Did he see it coming?

Post by Piper on Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:09 am

His method for indicating the soccer god's favor was simple: Paul would indicate the victor by eating the mussel in one of two plastic boxes adorned with the flags of the competing soccer teams.



RIP Paul! I wonder why they named an octopus Paul?
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