DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,
DonAithnen
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You know it's dumb without even seeing it...

Heard a commercial for one of those "broadcast world premiere" movies on the radio this morning. It's the horror one with the genetically engineered sharks. They were of course doing sound blips, and one (or two?) of them was, "we increased their brain size, as a side effect it made them more intelligent."

_Side _effect? What the hell were you _trying_ to accomplish? "We thought sharks are kind of unatractive to look at, so we thought we'd increase their brain size to make the shape of the skull more aesthetically pleasing."

I'm sure there's a (slightly?) better reason than that given in the movie, but standing alone like it was, it sounds _really_ dumb.
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