Poll: Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

WinkOsmosis

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The first chicken, and there had to be a first chicken, had to come from an egg. The parent wasn't a chicken. Therefore the egg came first.
 

krunchykrome

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The first chicken, and there had to be a first chicken, had to come from an egg. The parent wasn't a chicken. Therefore the egg came first.

The egg has to come from a chicken. It didn't just grow on a tree.
 

Ness

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Originally posted by: WinkOsmosis
The first chicken, and there had to be a first chicken, had to come from an egg. The parent wasn't a chicken. Therefore the egg came first.

How do you know the first chicken wasn't the result of some live birthing animal miraculously mating with a bird, in which the animal gave live birth to the chicken, which subsequently mated with other birds and built on the genetics of egg bearing... or something.

;)

 

Kelemvor

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Chickens first came to be from mating two other creatures (I forget what they were called), which produced what we know as today's Chicken. The egg came first because the parents weren't chickens. The combination of the two parents created the chicken.... but he was in the egg. :)
 

notfred

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Originally posted by: krunchykrome
The first chicken, and there had to be a first chicken, had to come from an egg. The parent wasn't a chicken. Therefore the egg came first.

The egg has to come from a chicken. It didn't just grow on a tree.

The egg came from some kind of reptilian animal or something.
 

krunchykrome

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Chickens first came to be from mating two other creatures (I forget what they were called), which produced what we know as today's Chicken. The egg came first because the parents weren't chickens. The combination of the two parents created the chicken.... but he was in the egg.

And what/who exactly were the parents?
 

VictorLazlo

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Originally posted by: krunchykrome
Chickens first came to be from mating two other creatures (I forget what they were called), which produced what we know as today's Chicken. The egg came first because the parents weren't chickens. The combination of the two parents created the chicken.... but he was in the egg.

And what/who exactly were the parents?

Some other creature that wasn't technically a chicken, but close.
 

Mr N8

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Originally posted by: VictorLazlo
Originally posted by: krunchykrome
Chickens first came to be from mating two other creatures (I forget what they were called), which produced what we know as today's Chicken. The egg came first because the parents weren't chickens. The combination of the two parents created the chicken.... but he was in the egg.

And what/who exactly were the parents?

Some other creature that wasn't technically a chicken, but close.

IIRC, they were called "Bill" and "Monica."
 

arcenite

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As someone stated above... the first "chicken" came from two different animals... so, the egg came first
 

marquee

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I had eggs for breakfast and chicken for lunch. So for me, the egg came before the chicken.
 

ThePresence

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A chicken and an egg are lying in bed.
The chicken is smoking a cigarette with a satisfied smile on its face.
The egg is frowning and looks a bit pissed off.
The egg mutters to no one in particular, "Well, I guess we finally answered THAT question!"
 

gwlam12

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whatever it was, it was probably just a bunch of cells at first that eventually evolved into the chicken or the egg.