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Gremlins: Those Pesty Littly Creatures

 In the 1984 movie “Gremlins”, a young man named Billy was given a unusual gift from his father for Christmas. This very cute creature was a Mogwai which Billy named Gizmo. Most Mogwai are mean spirited and mischievous but not Gizmo. The father was told by the creepy old man that sold him Gizmo, there were three very important things he must follow when owning a Mogwai. 1. Never expose a Mogwai to bright light, especially sunlight. Bright lights will hurt it and the sunlight will kill it. 2. Never feed it after midnight. (I have often wondered, from midnight to when in the morning can you feed it?) It creates a cocoon and what comes out is a fierce little monster called a Gremlin. 3. Never get it wet. If they get wet it will reproduces another which pops from its back. The father didn’t question these three details that the old man stressed to him, but he did let Billy know what the rules were. So wouldn’t you know it, Billy’s little friend spilled water on Gizmo and it spawned mo

Interesting Rock and Mountain Shapes

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