Bid to hire Paul the octopus as a bookie

Bid to hire Paul the octopus as a bookie

There are 10 comments on the tools.cairns.com.au story from Jul 19, 2010, titled Bid to hire Paul the octopus as a bookie. In it, tools.cairns.com.au reports that:

A RUSSIAN betting firm wants to buy soothsaying World Cup octopus Paul and hire him as a bookmaker with a salary of $US5000 a month.

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Since: Aug 09

Philadelphia, PA

#1 Jul 19, 2010
The Russian bookies wish to callamariborate with Paul the octopus.

“....VETS”

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#2 Jul 19, 2010
the odds are 8-1

“To love and be loved”

Since: Jun 08

right here, right now...

#3 Jul 19, 2010
I read in some papers that the Sea Life Acquarium in Germany let octopus Paul in pension. It seems the good offers are coming now.

“behind curtain #1”

Since: Jul 08

Location hidden

#4 Jul 19, 2010
All this notoriety is having a devastating result on Paul's privacy.He can't go no where without someone asking him a betting question.
october

Melbourne, Australia

#5 Jul 19, 2010
maybe this octo used to be a human in previous life
or came from the future
Elias

Clayton, Australia

#6 Jul 19, 2010
Octopus live for all of 3 yrs - paul is 2 yrs old - so better make use of him before he turns into Calamari...
Rat_______t

Delhi, India

#7 Jul 19, 2010
Thought Squid = Calamari?
Elias

Clayton, Australia

#8 Jul 19, 2010
Rat_______t wrote:
Thought Squid = Calamari?
ok fried occi

“False Prophet”

Since: Jan 08

hamilton

#9 Jul 19, 2010
Elias wrote:
Octopus live for all of 3 yrs - paul is 2 yrs old - so better make use of him before he turns into Calamari...
I'm sure the breeding programmes started.

I can just imagine the pillow talk

"You got hands like an Octopus."
Elias

Clayton, Australia

#10 Jul 20, 2010
hinamanu wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sure the breeding programmes started.
I can just imagine the pillow talk
"You got hands like an Octopus."
LOL! or you've got powers of deduction like an octopus - wanna be bookie?

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