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DrReid June 29th, 2013 10:41pm

Since birds evolved from the dinosaurs, do you consider birds to be "living dinosaurs?"

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ZestOfClementine Ye Olde 802
06/30/13 8:06 am

Technically they are as they have hollow bones. I've heard that is the scientific definition of a dinosaur.

susanr Colorado
06/29/13 5:03 pm

Not really, because they evolved *from* dinosaurs.

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DrReid Ever present.
06/29/13 3:47 pm

I am curious as to what people think. I might ask a similar question involving Mammals.

DrReid Ever present.
06/29/13 3:50 pm

Why do my comments appear grey and not black?

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/29/13 4:06 pm

Yours (and mine) look normal to me. Is your text inverted to white and your name yellow, but the background didn't change to dark grey (stayed medium/light grey)? And what device are you using?

DrReid Ever present.
06/29/13 4:12 pm

It is very odd, I tried to change by name back to DrReid, but the app said it was already in use.
Then when I returned to post, all my comments now appear as grey with black text.

DrReid Ever present.
06/29/13 4:12 pm

Currently I am using an iPad 1, but I am having the same trouble on my iPhone...

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/29/13 4:14 pm

Have you tried closing then re opening the app, or changing your profile name back to lower case, or both? The background color not toggling for my own posts was something I'd found in testing that we thought was fixed.

DrReid Ever present.
06/29/13 4:16 pm

I made sure to do that, but still no luck...

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/29/13 4:19 pm

Thanks. If you have the room and don't mind, grab a screenshot of the anomaly on your phone. I doubt Tony will need it, but it might be helpful. I'll let you know where to send it if he needs it.

DrReid Ever present.
06/29/13 4:24 pm

Huh, now I am only having trouble on my iPad, but it seems normal on the phone...

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/29/13 4:25 pm

Since Tony is in your other poll, I'll just let you describe the issue and offer the screenshot there. I might be complicating it trying to be in the middle.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/29/13 4:26 pm

That is weird, but maybe it's something at the database end.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/29/13 4:50 pm

Well that was fun! Back to the dinosaur eggs in my refrigerator...

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/29/13 3:47 pm

I do, but it would be more correct to say that I think of them as what the dinosaurs that survived the extinction events evolved into. There was an article in Wired magazine a while back about de-evolving a chicken's DNA back into a dinosaur. Cool!

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skinner Wisconsin
06/29/13 3:46 pm

Then I guess we are living Protungulatum donnae

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DrReid Ever present.
06/29/13 3:49 pm

Or maybe even Therapsids! ;)