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    Quote Originally Posted by elemtilas View Post
    What about them? Some folks get along happily enough marrying first cousins.
    Maybe so, but rapid accruition of mutations from pairing similar DNA doesn't sound happy to me.
    Somnio ergo sum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom View Post
    Maybe so, but rapid accruition of mutations from pairing similar DNA doesn't sound happy to me.
    On the other hand, if all the physical traits derive from the female via some kind of parthenogenesis, there'd be no worries about inbreeding at all!

    So yeah, go on [email protected] your cute cousin all you want!

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