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Y'all, on top of everyfuckingthing that's happening right now, I am having a day.

Here's the situation.

My snails love to fuck.
I don't know how, and I don't know why, but somehow I managed to get the two most amorous snails on the face of the earth. They are constantly On Each Other. "I'm not worried!" I (a fool) said to myself. "They can't reproduce in fresh water!"

so anyway these two assholes unstuck themselves from one another long enough to lay (presumably nonviable) eggs on every surface of the aquarium.

(Pictured: the lesser bastard.)
When I say every surface.


The thermometer, the plants, each other's shells, and -- and this one is important -- the filter.

(Pictured: the greater bastard, the ruiner and escape artist, my adversary)
This morning, I came out to look upon my beloved precious shrimps, and my lovely foolish catfish, and my woefully concupiscent snails.

But something was wrong. The tank, which normally is full of water, was noticeably emptier than it had been but a few hours before.
Also, my stack of TBR books and favorite notebooks, which sit just beside the fishtank on my desk, were completely drenched. Saturated. Ruined.

A leak, you say? Oh no. That would be too simple.
What happened was, the larger, bastardier of the two snails decided that he needed to lay eggs *inside* the filter.

So he did. He climbed up, snorped his way under the lip of the filter, and knocked the lid askew. Then he went inside and laid some fucking eggs.
But when he knocked the lid of the filter askew, it happened to land perfectly in such a way that it redirected the flow of the filter water, causing it to drip down the power cord and onto my FAVORITE NOTEBOOK and half my TBR books.
It was time to clean out the tank anyway, and I needed to get the eggs out of the filter and off the thermometer so I could READ THE GODDAMN TEMPERATURE, so I took everyone out of the tank and went to clean out the gravel.
And the tank shattered.

Into a bazillion pieces.

In my hands.
So for now, because my ridiculous snails love to fuck, everyone has to live in a blender.
Also to everyone who is asking questions about why a male snail would lay eggs: snails are hermaphroditic, they can produce both sperm and eggs, and they can apparently fuck any which way the wind blows. I use "he" pronouns for the big snail because he is a Rude Bastard Man.
Snail update for the interested: he is trying to get into the filter AGAIN
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