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Comment of the Day: How to Get Rid of the Grass Carp

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We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We noted how the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, which had introduced grass carp into Lake Conroe to fight hydrilla, was now holding a fishing contest to kill most of them because they'd done their job and now threatened other species.

It seemed a vicious circle, and one reader was all for it.

Thenonymous wrote:

They need to dump a shitload of poisonous carp-eating snakes into the lake. That'd show 'em what for!

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