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Paul the Octopus

2 Ratings: 3.5
An octopus who could correctly predict the outcome of soccer matches.

Paul the Octopus was a common octopus from Weymouth, England who lived in a tank at a Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen, Germany. Paul became internationally famous for correctly predicting the winner of Germany's seven matches at the 2010 World Cup, … see full wiki

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review by . October 26, 2010
You Will Be Missed...
For those of you who don't know, Paul the Octopus was an oracle that not only inspired millions around the world this past summer, but put a little hope in the eyes of the soccer teams he would pick to win. In any case like this where an animal has the ability to woo over millions of people, its usually an elephant painting for charity or a dog riding a skateboard, but its rare that we see an animal able to correctly predict the outcome of World Cup matches.      Of the 8 …
review by . October 27, 2010
posted in Awesomeness
I shall not name my son Paul!!!
Octopus, where I'm concerned, is only good as food :p   Now that I've said that... Paul the Octopus, well the name Paul reminded me of this guy in our university who gel up his hair and always walked in late into the lectures in the middle of winter dressed up in white! Silly guy, everyone knows him. He thought of himself as Prince Charming, nonetheless. In Chinese, there is a term known as "白马王子", which literally translates to Prince on white horse, I presume. Now, this …
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Birth Date: January 2008
Birth Place: Weymouth, England, or in the waters off Elba, Tuscany, Italy
Gender: Male

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