Thursday, August 23, 2007

Will the real Fishcrow please stand up?!?!?!

Wait, Fishcrow took down all of the anti-Cornell rants from his web page!

Who is this new Fishcrow, and what have they done to our beloved old Fishcrow?

Did Cornell take out Fishcrow? Maybe David Sibley? Or even Geoff Hill? Is Fishcrow now taking some sort of anti-ranting medication?

This is not a trivial matter. This battle is not just about the joy and sheer bliss we receive from reading Mr. Crow's thoughts before breakfast each and every day.

This is about the First Amendment. This is about academic freedom, and the scientific method. Important scientific work such as this must not be allowed to be intimidated. We're talking about saving a species here, for goodness sake. We cannot allow one of our top birders and bird conservationists to be silenced or censored. Or censured, either.

Was New Coke better than the old original Coke?

No!

Were the two new Duke cousins they brought in for a couple of shows better than the original Bo and Luke Duke?

No!

Was the new, smaller-breasted Pamela Anderson better than the old, larger-breasted version?

Again, no!

Is the new Fishcrow better than the old ranting Fishcrow?

Hell no!!!

So for the sake of science...

..for the sake of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker...

...and for the sake of humanity...

WE WANT THE OLD FISHCROW BACK!!!

WE WANT, OLD FISH-CROW!

WE WANT, OLD FISH-CROW!!

WE WANT, OLD FISH-CROW!!!

Or we can just check Google for the cached pages.

But really, we just want our old Fishcrow back!!!

UPDATE:

*Whew* this looks like a false alarm...most of Mr. Crow's musings are back, just in a slightly different format.

You had us worried there for a minute, Mr. Fishcrow!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Don't worry--I don't think the craziness is going away--he's just reorganizing. This way you can visit a page about how great his evidence is, a page about how the ABA and Cornell suck, and a page about how Science won't pay any attention to him. It actually could be better. This way you can get the Cornell/ABA/birder/Science bashing without having to read through his latest 'through-the-gap' analysis.

I can't wait to hear his opinion of the newly posted Choc video.

N8 said...

You might be interested to know that Mr. Guppy had something to say about Hill's tortilla image Bird ID quiz from the last issue of Birding. Check it out on page 74w1, the 4th webextra comment here.

You'll never guess what he thinks those 3 birds are...