If you’re unsure about chrysalis health, my best advice would be to separate the chrysalis from the others and watch it closely to see what happens. I've listened to this segment more times than any other Radiolab episode, just for the ending. Radiolab just had a segment on this from their episode titled "Black Box". /r/entomology or /r/whatisthisbug could probably help. To begin with, the natural enzymes that break down a melon and turn it to compost will soften it slightly even as it rests in the refrigerator. [–]Custum_User 21 points22 points23 points 6 years ago (10 children), http://thetransientbiologist.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/2013-03-29-01-24-08.jpg, [–]giraffe_bunnies 11 points12 points13 points 6 years ago (7 children). I decided this summer just past over on this side of the world to grow some swan plants, I got a heap of caterpillars and subsequently monarchs! WATCH AND RELAX! Assessing the Risk It's true Wikipedia is not exempt from requiring citations, and typically displays a warning when missing references. I will have nightmares about seeing them in the summer where I grew up. Wait.. I saw this one caterpillar hanging upside down in a J shape, it was a sunny day and I had nothing better to do so I sat down and watched it. 2) Include a source for your title in the comments. Just another fun fact. It operates by the handle being turned, which is connected to a cable, which then connects to the release device on the operator. Your teachers are kind! =(. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. There is no matter “converted” to energy. How the fuck do you test whether a butterfly remembers being a caterpillar... furthermore, do insects even have memories? That softens and improves the texture, though it'll do little for … More adorable critters with delicious breakfast products. One day, the caterpillar stops eating, hangs upside down from a twig or leaf and spins itself a silky cocoon or molts into a shiny chrysalis. [–]Liv_JJ 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]Park0ur11 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (3 children). The chrysalis below was from a past Raise the Migration. [–]hyunrivet 17 points18 points19 points 6 years ago (1 child). HIV transmissions as a result of one person's semen entering another person's open wound or open cut are theoretically possible, but no cases have ever been documented. This blows my mind. The waste products accumulate and there is nitrogenous waste that can be seen as a reddish-colored liquid under the butterfly after it emerges. Possibly from moths? I’ve even used tape on the bottom. Ps, nsfw/nsfl. You can see the delicate, translucent jade wings, antennae and legs of a pupa that has not yet matured into an adult moth—a glimpse of what usually remains concealed. So in the process of metamorphism when they are at a gooey consistancy, the goo itself retains thought of the days when it was a caterpillar. First, the caterpillar digests itself, releasing enzymes to dissolve all of its tissues. I'm gonna try this on my prepubescent cousin and see if he's still got common sense at 16 lol, [–][deleted] 20 points21 points22 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]MagnusTheGreat 28 points29 points30 points 6 years ago (3 children). Darwin studied earth worms for a long time, and concluded that they had intelligence, because they were able to pick out the best substances and items for covering the tops of their holes when they surfaced, regardless of what they were presented with. I should have learned by now to never click these links until i'm mentally and emotionally prepared for something horrifying. [–]astoico 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (3 children). A) Your source cannot be a personal blog or non scientific news site, and must include citations/references. With sponges, there are a handful of different cell types, and if you put a sponge in a blender and disassociate all the cells, they will rebuild themselves into the original collonies AND the cells will maintain their original function --that is to say the cells that were Choanocytes will remain Choanocytes and the cells that make up the mesohyl will return to the mesohyl. It's always seemed bizarre. I much prefer cocoon makers. [–]Scrubtanic 34 points35 points36 points 6 years ago (1 child), [–]ThundercuntIII 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]Jah-Eazy 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (0 children). That is some straight up David Cronenberg shit. Idk. Complete … Came here looking to upvote this. [–]Synikull 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (1 child). Also, caterpillars are like the mobile/trailer homes of metamorphosis. But I still wonder, does biology have any better proven theories on how this process came to be by evolution? Wow. Minor case of 'Make the rest of the fucking butterfly' though... [–]DeBurgo 29 points30 points31 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]radiantcabbage 30 points31 points32 points 6 years ago (1 child). But! Special thank you to these awesome people! What you will never find is that mythical creature, half caterpillar, half butterfly, a fit emblem of the human soul, for those whose cast of mind leads them to seek such emblems. Feeling like I'm ripping off my own skin just to eat it, then being completely isolated for a long period of time, just so that I might survive and be wonderful... yes, that's exactly how this feels right now. [+]Dear_Occupant comment score below threshold-8 points-7 points-6 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]Poetics17 66 points67 points68 points 6 years ago (2 children). The first thing it did, was kinda jiggle and sway back and forth, then it started to get scrunchy at the base and tight at its head. The adult butterfly retains its memories of being a caterpillar!! Because the flow of blood from veins is relatively slow, Dr. Ben Kim states that the blood can generally … If you move it before then, you run the risk of breaking or damaging it, especially if you accidentally jostle it in the process. Mod PickIf you cut open a chrysalis, you would not find a half-caterpillar, half-butterfly—you would find butterfly goo: the caterpillar dissolves and completely rebuilds itself. From its first day as a chrysalis, the painted lady already has the breathing tubes of an adult butterfly. Bicarbonate of soda mixed with water will help stop the itching. [–]EatPrayReddit 25 points26 points27 points 6 years ago (3 children). They use the Earth's magnetic field to estimate the distance to its prey and make a more accurate pounce. Caterpillar legs are really just nubs of muscle covered in skin. Your skin’s most important job is to keep out the billions of harmful bacteria that swarm over every surface. How interesting. The caterpillar parts are liquefying and re-arranging to become the cells, tissues and organs of the butterfly. On another note, as a 32 year old just learning this for the first time, caterpillars must be literally crazy. [–]Rocketbird 4 points5 points6 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]DrHair 10 points11 points12 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]PrintfReddit 15 points16 points17 points 6 years ago (4 children), [–][deleted] 19 points20 points21 points 6 years ago (3 children). This connects to the existing garage door handle (if one is present). I also listen to radio lab. Want a list of every animal subreddit? By Staff Writer Last Updated Mar 26, 2020 1:56:43 PM ET. They get remade along with the rest of the entire butterfly. Stretch marks are just skin that is thinner that the surrounding skin and just other skin if you cut it , it will bleed and the stretch mark will then have a scar running through it...but all in … [–]shiftcommathree[S] 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (0 children). Insects are the bomb. But! Dude, if I lived in one of Matt Inman's comics I'd be happy as fuck, just so long as it's not in with the rainbow mantis shrimp. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 24320 on r2-app-0f20863ed60af8ed9 at 2020-12-05 23:08:08.830563+00:00 running a7f2daa country code: HU. Answer Save. Relevance. Thanks for educating me. I think the male's penis has to penitrate it or around it. Depending on the species, certain caterpillar muscles and sections of the nervous system are largely preserved in the adult butterfly. [–]ToeJamR1 2 points3 points4 points 6 years ago (1 child). Try to handle the chrysalis as little as possible. I doubt that the article asserts butterflies are conscious :) That said, they do suggest the memory retention is through synapses that remain intact throughout the metamorphosis. The Cut Trims Tournament Fields . But Michael Cook, who maintains a fantastic website about silkworms, has some incredible photos of a Tussah silkmoth (Antheraea penyi) that failed to spin a cocoon. [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 6 years ago (0 children). [–]PrintfReddit 10 points11 points12 points 6 years ago (2 children). 32 years old and I had never seen anything like that in my life. Some of them do that. The skin on the feet is very close to the bones, and once an infection reaches bone, you can end up with an amputation of the digit. What Happens If You Cut a Vein? Wow, as a person going through some really intense life changes, this is way better than the kitchy "turn into a butterfly" thing. Mine taught us that the caterpillar goes through literal torture while transforming into a butterfly. Cut open a chrysalis, you get pre-butterfly goo. The transition blows my mind. When a chrysalis breaks, cracks, or otherwise starts oozing liquid, it is game over. [–]filologo 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (0 children). But what does that radical transformation entail? 8) No self promotion. Then why are the dumb ass metapods of the bug catchers only capable of using harden? I'm pretty sure worms and maggots eat our decomposing flesh, and it turns to dirt. It had two symmetrical black lines that looked worrisome. Gathering evidence that animals are conscious like us. He has many other really great science based vids as well, [–]Baeocystin 2 points3 points4 points 6 years ago (2 children). They are all brown and hairy! If you can cut the stem of the milkweed and put it in fresh water, maybe you can keep the leaf alive. Great show. Interesting science videos, pictures, articles, and more. So, if you took two or 3 or 10 types of sponges in a blender, all the cells would all go back to their original types. This is metabolic waste built up while inside the chrysalis and is completely normal. [–]PatHeist 11 points12 points13 points 6 years ago (0 children). They hypothesize that some synaptic connections remain intact, allowing for this memory to persist. Yeah, you want /r/spacedicks for that. Yes you can, but this isn't anything like the metamorphosis in butterflies. The final thought on transformation is so beautiful it brings me to tears every time. can someone who read and understood the "how we know" part TL;DR this for me? Don’t move it Til the chrysalis is formed and hardened. Being able to remember doing all that? [–]vanillaspice_ 5 points6 points7 points 6 years ago (2 children). Fifth instar Manduca sexta caterpillars received an electrical shock associatively paired with a specific odor in order to create a conditioned odor aversion, and were assayed for learning in a Y choice apparatus as larvae and again as adult moths. It may be horrifying, but in the end, it's so worth it. Moths make a cocoon, and butterflies don't. Even though in the game it wasn't even an attack. I'm fairly certain that when I was born, I didn't gyrate back and forth to rip my skin off while hanging from the ceiling. When she gives birth it inverts to help open the vagina. I honestly think its super cool that things can do this stuff. Well, you can put it in acid and it will most likely die, but a sea water solution will allow it to "respawn". Otherwise you could take a piece of thread and very carefully tie it to the top "black stem" of the chrysalis and then remove it from the leaf and tie the thread to a branch. [–]rqaa3721 8 points9 points10 points 6 years ago (1 child). I tried, but the pain sets in and I just couldn't break skin. Nope. I'm really interested to know where exactly that comes from. [–]DwelveDeeper 2 points3 points4 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]SigmaEleven 5 points6 points7 points 6 years ago (2 children). If a chrysalis feels threatened, it will begin to wiggle and shake. “It’s just a flesh wound…” Whether a small nick or a large gash, our bodies jump into action once the skin is broken. You can usually scrape all the silk webbing he used to form the silk button into a thread that you can then tape, tie or pin to a twig or stick and keep in a safe place. My delusion could be because of Pokémon. before trying to figure out what product it is of I think you would need to define consciousness first. Unfortunately, not all caterpillars make it to the butterfly stage. Cecropia moth caterpillars will make a whole little nest (cocoon) and then do their chrysalis inside. I suspect it might be a lot like sponges. Be sure not to remove the dressing from the cut- if it happens that the dressing gets soaked in blood just add another. You can use glue to adhere him to a stick or more advantageous surface. It's incredible because if you think about it, the chrysalis was inside the caterpillar from the very beginning! Should you change the dressing too soon it is very likely you’ll impair the healing process or make the … 74% of butterflies believe in reincarnation. Passerine birds like the Tūī have additional muscles giving them the ability to produce complex vocalisations. (todayifoundout.com), [–]orvane 736 points737 points738 points 6 years ago (89 children). The caterpillars trained in this manner would avoid the smell as butterflies too. Cut a chrysalis open, and you will find a rotting caterpillar. [–]jon_titor 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). Blatant reposts (same picture, same fact) are not allowed. [–]NotSoSlenderMan 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (0 children). [–]shiftcommathree[S] 8 points9 points10 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]tekno45 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). How the hell could you know if it has the same memories? The craziest insect of all insects. About half an hour after a monarch ecloses, it will expel a reddish fluid (through its anal opening) called meconium. those crazy inverts, always surprising us in adorable and creepy ways. They always leave themselves behind because the "skin" hardens and lays there. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. I think that exact same process happens to us when we enter\exit this life. Some biologists trained them (as caterpillars) to be averse to a certain smell. I hope this helps. I'm curious, how does one determine that a butterfly retained it's caterpillar memory? The chrysalis loses nearly half of its weight because the metamorphosis consumes energy. Sorry if this is horribly written, typing on my phone. ), [–]sprouts42 2 points3 points4 points 6 years ago (0 children). [–]shiftcommathree[S] 104 points105 points106 points 6 years ago (2 children). Our sister sub! [–]happycowsmmmcheese 12 points13 points14 points 6 years ago (2 children). —Pat Barker, … This includes illustrations and comics. [–]Complexitylvl9001 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). I am sad for that. Link: http://www.radiolab.org/story/goo-and-you/, [–]DadsAreDads 9 points10 points11 points 6 years ago (0 children). They may not disappear, but rather rearrange. It's pretty wild how they give birth. So what exactly happens? The adult butterfly retains its memories of being a caterpillar!! No Need to Worry Although meconium release is a normal part of monarch metamorphosis, these other occurrences are not… How does a caterpillar rearrange itself into a butterfly? Subscribers get more award-winning coverage of advances in science & technology. I say crazy because although it's not PC to say now, the primary school playground test of crazy was to see if you could bite thru your own skin. If you have never heard the term meconium or seen a related photo, resist the urge to Google it now! [+]RosieJo comment score below threshold-6 points-5 points-4 points 6 years ago (1 child). [–]disabledquarter 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]GALACTICA-Actual 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]Furfaidz 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]pinealglandswollen 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), Hunter x hunter fans are already aware of this, [–]seink 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). If you were to cut open a cocoon or chrysalis at just the right time, caterpillar soup would ooze out. Some caterpillars walk around with tiny rudimentary wings tucked inside their bodies, though you would never know it by looking at them. [–]systembob -1 points0 points1 point 6 years ago (0 children). [–]PalermoJohn 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). trytohelp. [–]shiftcommathree[S] 6 points7 points8 points 6 years ago (1 child). I love radio lab. I was really excited. When veins are cut, they initially bleed but are usually able to seal themselves shortly, according to The Hand to Elbow Clinic. [–]Minifig81 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). : Awwducational. ewwwwwwww And who said movies weren't educational? ... maybe my life is out of an oatmeal comic. Extremely rare white cougar highlights a quirk of the species. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. [–]DwelveDeeper 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]Dildo_Gaggins 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]bubbletrollbutt 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). Within its protective casing, the caterpillar radically transforms its body, eventually emerging as a butterfly or moth. [–]Karabearrxoxo 6 points7 points8 points 6 years ago (0 children). [–]Taybyrd 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). Be careful not to disrupt the top of the chrysalis and break it. Scientific American is part of Springer Nature, which owns or has commercial relations with thousands of scientific publications (many of them can be found at, grows an imaginal disc for each of the adult body parts, only 50 cells and increase to more than 50,000 cells, Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth, Fowl Language: AI Decodes the Nuances of Chicken  "Speech". Zebra Finches are like humans who can instantly tell which friend /relative is calling by the timbre of the person's voice. I might post another one about how bees have a concept of lying if I can track down the article again. I raise Goliath worms (tomato worms) egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to moth to mate to egg again. visit www.insectsaway.com for … At least that's what my silkworms do. But the contents of the pupa are not entirely an amorphous mess. Do you know if it's actually painful for them? Explore what makes trees a vital part of cities, and how urban spaces throughout history have embraced the importance of trees. *ok, nm. First, the caterpillar digests itself, releasing enzymes to dissolve all of its tissues. The imaginal disc for a fruit fly's wing, for example, might begin with only 50 cells and increase to more than 50,000 cells by the end of metamorphosis. A place to share interesting facts on the bizarre beings inhabiting our planet. I was fucking horrified. Such odd creatures [6], [–]ToeJamR1 4 points5 points6 points 6 years ago (4 children), Here is another video from an awesome guy on YouTube.. Once a caterpillar has disintegrated all of its tissues except for the imaginal discs, those discs use the protein-rich soup all around them to fuel the rapid cell division required to form the wings, antennae, legs, eyes, genitals and all the other features of an adult butterfly or moth. Caterpillar breaks itself down to goo and completely rebuilds to form a butterfly. Strikes me as sentimental bullshit. and join one of thousands of communities. Think of it as recycling -- if you drop a plastic bottle off in the recycling bin, it can be melted down into an entirely different shape. Under the chrysalis. Ouch. The cut is wide open and bleeding profusely. They are beautiful when they hatch, I'll give them that. That’s largely true, but not for the tracheal system. 3) We reserve the right to remove posts using profanity or that are otherwise objectionable. But! [–]Deimos56 5 points6 points7 points 6 years ago (0 children). Just before you set up your tree, make a fresh, straight cut across the base of the trunk (about 1/2 inch up from the original cut) and place the tree in a tree stand that holds a gallon of water or more. Not your regular aww, but it is damn interesting to know. so it must be some kind of incredibly common misconception. I might be having surgey to reduce the size of the scar on my neck, and I think they pretty much cut the thing open and wait for it to reheal again. [–]Treshnell 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), http://www.plosone.org/article/fetchArticle.action?articleURI=info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0001736, [–]Vranak -5 points-4 points-3 points 6 years ago (0 children). One study even suggests that moths remember what they learned in later stages of their lives as caterpillars. [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 6 years ago (0 children). [–]Lz_erk 4 points5 points6 points 6 years ago (0 children). They wouldn't accomplish much with the stubby little limbs caterpillars have anyway... [–]michaelsong55 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), that is one of the most insane things i have ever watched, [–]Jah-Eazy 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]FullClockworkOddessy 95 points96 points97 points 6 years ago (5 children). You can either use your fingertips or whole hand, depending on the gravity of the cut. I saw a picture of a torn testicle on /r/WTF and noped right out of that subscription. Have you ever seen a caterpillar MAKE the chrysalis? Pretty cool. That was a neat watch, thanks for posting it! [–]shiftcommathree[S] 9 points10 points11 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]dickweeden 2 points3 points4 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]imgur-mirror-robot 5 points6 points7 points 6 years ago (0 children). Discover world-changing science. [–]maynardftw 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children). I can understand they shed the skin, but they also throw their legs off with it like its nothing. was the question I was searching the comments for, so i was delighted to see this article. Favorite Answer. What the? If you do, it’s fatal to the pupae. Follow the same instructions in the post to detach the silk, and then just cut the thin strand saddles. But certain groups of cells survive, turning the soup into eyes, wings, antennae and other adult structures. They have venom glands that produce a very weak venom that's harmless to humans. A place to discuss the news and politics of education. Tūī songs also exhibits geographical, microgeographic, seasonal, sex and individual variation. "How did we ascertain that they can remember life as a caterpillar?" They literally are a gift in their purpose and beauty. Never would have guessed. Where did my concept of them wrapping themselves in string go? Many golf tournaments include a cut, a trimming of the field that eliminates golfers in (typically) the lower half of the standings, while those in the top half of the standings continue playing.A 72-hole tournament with 144 golfers in the field, for example, typically has a cut after 36 … You know what's gross? 5 hours ago — Garrett Kenyon | Opinion, December 4, 2020 — John Horgan | Opinion, December 4, 2020 — Robin Lloyd | Opinion, December 4, 2020 — Avery Ellfeldt and E&E News. I let nature take course for the rest of the caterpillars without my prying eyes. If you have questions/concerns, message the moderators! [–]534176 -1 points0 points1 point 6 years ago (0 children). This is what happens inside the chrysalis. Silver foxes are the melanistic versions of Red foxes. Rendered by PID 24320 on r2-app-0f20863ed60af8ed9 at 2020-12-05 23:08:08.830563+00:00 running a7f2daa country code: HU. I didn't know they inflate their wings like balloons. What happens inside a chrysalis or cocoon? [–]itchd 3 points4 points5 points 6 years ago (1 child). [+]stormdude28 comment score below threshold-9 points-8 points-7 points 6 years ago (3 children). [–]nearlyp 12 points13 points14 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]shiftcommathree[S] 11 points12 points13 points 6 years ago (2 children), Took me a while to figure out what this meant when I saw it out of context in my inbox, but I let out a healthy guffaw once I figured it out :), [–]cdbfoster -2 points-1 points0 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–][deleted] 57 points58 points59 points 6 years ago (8 children). Butterfree retains all the moves it learnt in its Caterpie years and the twitchy gyration that the video chrysalis undergoes certainly seem indicative of the move Tackle. We show that larvae learned to avoid the training odor, and that this aversion was still present in the adults. [–]rynchpln 13 points14 points15 points 6 years ago (2 children). [–]Karabearrxoxo 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (3 children), [–]Xenophyophore 7 points8 points9 points 6 years ago (1 child). I was actually thinking it came from the book The Hungry Hungry Caterpillar but I could be wrong. http://www.radiolab.org/story/goo-and-you/, A place to view artistic pictures of animals. That is genuinely interesting, I look forward to my wife freaking out over this in a few months. I heard this in this podcast about six months ago, it's one of the most incredible things I think I've ever learned about in an animal's biology. What would happen if you cut open a stretch mark? Can rapidly memorize the signature sounds of at least 50 diff. I'm also pretty sure there aren't any dirt butterflies. The reaction can be slowed or prevented by inactivating the enzyme with heat (cooking), reducing the pH on the surface of the fruit (by adding lemon juice or another acid), reducing the amount of available oxygen (by putting cut fruit under water or vacuum packing it), or by adding certain preservative chemicals (like … [–]iamthelucky1 16 points17 points18 points 6 years ago (2 children). Apparently, when they became butterflies, they retained that behavioral aversion. Green issues, including (but not limited to) Green Politics. No wonder butterflies are so damned awesome. Not trying to be a dick, i'm genuinely curious. It's pretty incredible. I already knew this. [–]shiftcommathree[S] 164 points165 points166 points 6 years ago (11 children), [–]970souk 29 points30 points31 points 6 years ago (9 children), [–]shiftcommathree[S] 36 points37 points38 points 6 years ago (6 children). In a good way though. Learn interesting facts about a variety of topics! You can move the chrysalis if you must. If it falls off, simply add a new piece as fast as possible. It's HORRIFYING. February 23, ... To do this, cut a piece of duct tape approximately the size of the wart, stick it on and leave for six days. Wouldn’t mess with the cat in the j-shape. So why do monarch butterflies migrate and how they know where to fly? [–]mortiphago 9 points10 points11 points 6 years ago (0 children), don't mind me but i'm going with the later, [–]Dicentrina 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), I didn't get that, I had more the feeling of when I'm peeling my clothes off after a long day, [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–][deleted] 61 points62 points63 points 6 years ago (5 children), im so high right now i just watched 10 videos on butterflies, [–]KeenPro 18 points19 points20 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]FullyErectMegladon 4 points5 points6 points 6 years ago* (2 children), [–]Gatling_Tech 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (1 child), [–]FullyErectMegladon 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (0 children), [–]SpartyAsFuck 2 points3 points4 points 6 years ago (0 children), Oh my god i just did the same thing. Give them that this happens, just rewind time and keep trying until you do it all fast enough are... 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