Thursday, November 8, 2007

Cloverfield Haiku Contest

Rose at Unfiction,
created Haiku contest
click here to enter.

Five syllables first,
Then the next line is seven,
last line five again.

It's easy to write
The best Cloverfield haiku
Wins a free t-shirt!


  1. I free t-shirt! OMG! OMG! OMG! Where is that link?!?

  2. Dennis, I found a very very interesting link. I wiki'ed Extremophile and I found this one... It lives on the bottom of ocean floors... Look at the pic at the bottom. IT LOOKS EXACTLY LIKE A FOUR LEAF CLOVER!!!

  3. Oh wow.. there are so many.
    In 1 day, 4 pages.

    I entered 15! lol
    (more to come)


    Okay, somebody please tell me Joe
    has hit on something here.


    the pic on this site looks like something off boldfutura, but the
    description talks about viruses and
    cloning. This is all linked back to
    the site Joe was talking about. Are
    we on the right track????????

  6. Bacteriophage
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    This article is about a biological infectious particle; for other uses, see phage (disambiguation).

    An artist's rendering of an Enterobacteria phage T4.A bacteriophage (from 'bacteria' and Greek phagein, 'to eat') is any one of a number of viruses that infect bacteria. The term is commonly used in its shortened form, phage.

    Typically, bacteriophages consist of an outer protein hull enclosing genetic material. The genetic material can be dsRNA, ssDNA, or dsDNA between 5 and 500 kilo base pairs long with either circular or linear arrangement. Bacteriophages are much smaller than the bacteria they destroy - usually between 20 and 200 nm in size.

    Phages are estimated to be the most widely distributed and diverse entities in the biosphere.[1] Phages are ubiquitous and can be found in all reservoirs populated by bacterial hosts, such as soil or the intestine of animals. One of the densest natural sources for phages and other viruses is sea water, where up to 109 virions per milliliter have been found at the surface, and up to 70% of marine bacteria may be infected by phages.[2] They are also found in drinking water and in some foods, including fermented vegetables and meats e.g. pickles, salami, where they serve the function of controlling any growth of bacteria.

    They have been used for over 60 years as an alternative to antibiotics in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. They are now seen as a hope against multi drug resistant strains of many bacteria. However, in the case of MRSA, a phage infecting it produces the toxin and makes it more virulent and difficult to contain.

    maybe unrelated, but cool anyway

  7. ice bug (order Grylloblatodea)

    Encyclopædia Britannica Article

    Page 1 of 1

    any of approximately 25 species of rare and primitive insects found in the mountains of Japan, western North America, and eastern Siberia. A pale, wingless creature 15 to 30 mm (0.6 to 1.2 inches) long, it has biting mouthparts, long antennae, and small compound eyes. Grylloblattids usually live beneath rocks near mountain snow lines or beneath rotten logs at lower altitudes. They feed…

  8. if you seach parasite; clover on
    wiki you get directed to a bunch
    of moth entries. go figure.

  9. Wow, interesting article on the Piezophile Joe. :-)

  10. Rob is the main dude.
    What would we do without Rob?
    Have fun in Japan.

    something is coming
    an earthquake and explosion
    thunderous roaring

    you can't drink just six
    it sounds like an animal
    one eighteen Oh 8

    We love Godzilla
    I want a monster movie
    insane and intense

    Jamie Loves Hudson
    Statue of liberty Head
    hotness far and wide

    breaking news earthquake
    anybody seen jason
    get in the subway

    Slusho happy talk
    monster is terrifying
    Exploring our world

  11. hehe Dennis your last stanza is 4-6-5. Tsk tsk.

  12. IMDb updated their 'quote' page from CLOVERFIELD:

    [from trailer]
    Cameraman: King Kong’s lookin' a bit lost, huh?
    Rob: King Kong was a gorilla, that thing’s just ugly.
    Cameraman: So you forgot to shave again, huh?
    Rob: Hey, I ain’t got the climbing skills.
    Cameraman: With a girl like that?
    Rob: What’s that supposed to mean?
    Cameraman: Hey, hey, main guy remember?
    Rob: Yeah, well now there’s three...
    [looks up just as building collapses]

  13. (from above)
    Rob: Yeah, well now there’s three...

    What is this?

  14. Eli said... hehe Dennis your last stanza is 4-6-5. Tsk tsk.

    ooops. fixed it....

    -ras said... IMDb updated their 'quote' page from CLOVERFIELD: ... What is this?

    IMDB is like wikipedia, people can put whatever they want in there.

    Always3 looks like it is for some Japanese movie that came out on DVD last year. Plus, any "in-game" site is not going to be all in Japanese.

  15. "IMDB is like wikipedia, people can put whatever they want in there."

    I thought it had to be approved, somehow. This item was not found on a message board. It's located on the Cloverfield home page. Therefor, I think it may be somewhat intentional.

    As for the ... It looks like it won some awards for VFX (specifically a seen where Godzilla attacks the small town?) - It's also a Toho/Robot production.

  16. Well ...
    everybody can suggest some new dates, names, roles, trivia or quotes at but it has to be approved from an official site, conference or something else. But it shouldn´t be impossible to fake something like that.

  17. Just a crazy thought...but what if this secret ingredient that they talk about at is the monsters eggs or something like that and they ship slusho to NYC and the monster follows it there then takes out his anger on NYC....idk just a thought.

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    Glaucus Origins

    According to Ovid, Glaucus began life as a mortal fisherman living in the Boeotian city of Anthedon. He discovered by accident a magical herb which could bring the fish he caught back to life, and decided to try eating it. The herb made him immortal, but also caused him to grow fins instead of arms and a fish's tail instead of legs, forcing him to dwell forever in the sea. Glaucus was initially upset by this side-effect, but Oceanus and Tethys received him well and he was quickly accepted among the deities of the sea, learning from them the art of prophecy.

    Glaucus fell in love with the beautiful nymph Scylla, but she was appalled by his fish-like features and fled onto land when he tried to approach her. He asked the witch Circe for a potion to make Scylla fall in love with him, but Circe fell in love with him. She tried to win his heart with her most passionate and loving words, telling him to scorn Scylla and stay with her. But he replied that trees would grow on the ocean floor and seaweed would grow on the highest mountain before he would stop loving Scylla. In her anger, Circe poisoned the pool where Scylla bathed, transforming her into a terrible monster with twelve feet and six heads.

  20. Haikus can be fun
    But sometimes they don't make sense

  21. Here's something else. Jamie says its Teddy's favorite band in one of her video letters.