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A Great Day For PETA

Postby jazzcyclist » Fri May 29, 2009 2:25 pm

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Postby BillVol » Fri May 29, 2009 10:14 pm

I always love it when the bull gets a good shot in. No sympathy here for this guy when these poor bulls are killed slowly and painfully by the picadores and matadores. Where is PETA in Spain, Mexico, Colombia, etc...? Anybody involved in sponsoring bullfighting should be arrested and jailed.

We went to a bullfight in Mexico once after having been told about what a beautiful ballet it is. This was in Cancun, which must be the minor leagues of bullfighting. These SOBs just couldn't kill the poor bull. The matadores finally stabbed the bull again and again as the gringos in attendance shrieked in horror. There was blood everywhere. My wife was hysterical. I wanted to cry, but I was more in shock.

The announcer finally told us that this was all normal. Fuck these people. I'm happy for the bull who gored that guy.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Sat May 30, 2009 5:02 am

If i ever did watched a bull fight i would always root for the bull , all the while thinking PETA is completely nutz.

If it is indeed a "fight" then the compatants should have an equal chance to win. So blindfold the Matador and then i will watch. :twisted: If not then i would wear the blindfold. :x
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Postby gh » Sat May 30, 2009 7:06 am

The PETA people are indeed bull-goose loonies, but as Squack says, "Go bull!"
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Postby mike renfro » Sun May 31, 2009 9:59 am

I read a lot of Hemingway when I was a kid, so was kinda into the bullfight as spectical. On a trip to Mexico, DF, I did attend a bullfight. I will admit that I enjoyed it. Except for the warm Corona that was served on the sunny side (we had the cheap seats :D ) . I don't drink Corona to this day.
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Postby lonewolf » Sun May 31, 2009 11:23 am

BillVol wrote:I always love it when the bull gets a good shot in. .


Ole! There are at least two of us in the bull camp. I wonder if dog fighting is an accepted sport in bull fighting countries.????
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Postby jazzcyclist » Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:45 am

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Postby Marlow » Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:49 am

gh wrote:The PETA people are indeed bull-goose loonies, but as Squack says, "Go bull!"

We are all in one accord! :shock: :D

but, as far as the Pamplona goring goes, that's no win for anyone. The reveler wasn't trying to hurt the bull. It's not the bull's fault, but this is not a win for PETA. :(
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Postby TrackDaddy » Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:53 am

Cant say I'm glad the guy was gored, but I'm hopeful the bull will be. Right before he's cleaned and quartered.

I like my steak well done with a baked sweet (the "w" is silent) tater on the side.

House salad, finely chopped lettuce, olives with raspberry vinaigrette.
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Postby robert5744 » Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:55 am

TrackDaddy wrote:Cant say I'm glad the guy was gored, but I'm hopeful the bull will be. Right before he's cleaned and quartered.

I like my steak well done with a baked sweet (the "w" is silent) tater on the side.

House salad, finely chopped lettuce, olives with raspberry vinaigrette.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Marlow » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:03 am

TrackDaddy wrote:Cant say I'm glad the guy was gored, but I'm hopeful the bull will be. Right before he's cleaned and quartered.
I like my steak well done with a baked sweet (the "w" is silent) tater on the side.
House salad, finely chopped lettuce, olives with raspberry vinaigrette.

Do I like cats and dogs? Darned right. Grilled is best.
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Postby TrackDaddy » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:05 am

Marlow wrote:
TrackDaddy wrote:Cant say I'm glad the guy was gored, but I'm hopeful the bull will be. Right before he's cleaned and quartered.
I like my steak well done with a baked sweet (the "w" is silent) tater on the side.
House salad, finely chopped lettuce, olives with raspberry vinaigrette.

Do I like cats and dogs? Darned right. Grilled is best.


I was with you til the grilled part.

Spend time in 'Nam?
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Postby Marlow » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:04 am

TrackDaddy wrote:I was with you til the grilled part.
Spend time in 'Nam?

Nah, I'm just an equal opportunity carnivore. :wink:
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Postby BillVol » Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:17 am

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Postby Powell » Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:44 pm

SQUACKEE wrote:If it is indeed a "fight" then the compatants should have an equal chance to win. So blindfold the Matador and then i will watch.


"Deerstalking would be a very fine sport if only the deer had guns"
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Postby TrakFan » Fri Jul 10, 2009 2:01 pm

TrackDaddy wrote:Cant say I'm glad the guy was gored.


Agreed - I think its a bit EXTREME to be HAPPY for the bull when a runner is killed :shock: If it happens in an actual bull fight...may the best species win.
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Postby lonewolf » Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:24 pm

I wiki'ed this thing out of curiosity. For those whose may not know or not take the trouble, the ostensible purpose of the run is to get the bulls who are to be fought that day from the overnight corral to the bull ring. It is a traditional, macho exercise on certain celebratory days all over Spain and southern France. Pamplona being the most famous. Presumably, on other days the bulls are transported by safer, more conventional methods.
What surprised me is, the bulls negotiate the 840 meter run over twisting, cobble stone streets at an average 15 mph :o . What is that, a 1:55 800m? :shock: Apparently, the bulls get a head start and overtake the runners, who get a slight handicap, early in the run. I doubt many of the overnight revelers could beat the bulls to the ring in a fair start. :)
I do not rejoice in the death of a runner or a bull but, hey, you try to outrun/evade a 1000 pound fighting bull, at your own risk.
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Postby gh » Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:06 pm

the PETA wacko fringe making news in my paper this morning. How about calling fish "sea kittens"?

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.c ... 18P99O.DTL
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Postby Pego » Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:23 pm

"Cajun style sea kitten."

It doesn't sound half bad.
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Postby paulthefan » Thu Jul 16, 2009 5:29 pm

I hate to say this and I hope the spanish are not offended... but that has to be one of the greatest sporting photos of all time!.. Is it time this ancient practice went the way of Mythris. An american would go to jail for treating a dog like that.
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Postby jazzcyclist » Mon Jan 04, 2010 8:27 am

Another happy day at PETA headquarters.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/01/0 ... 09990.html
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Postby gh » Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:02 am

I'm no PETA person, but I give a loud woo-hoo! every time the bull wins.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:41 am

Unlike most bull fighting matches, in Colombia, it's forbidden to kill the animals.

Well at least the bull lives. I always root for the underdog or in this case the underbull.
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Postby Marlow » Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:50 am

SQUACKEE wrote:Unlike most bull fighting matches, in Colombia, it's forbidden to kill the animals.
Well at least the bull lives. I always root for the underdog or in this case the underbull.

I have no big beef with a cape routine (that's just harassment), but when they start sticking pointy things into the animal, that's when I start rooting for the bull too. Every time the bull gets stabbed, the matador should get stabbed. Seems fair to me.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:54 am

Marlow wrote:
SQUACKEE wrote:Unlike most bull fighting matches, in Colombia, it's forbidden to kill the animals.
Well at least the bull lives. I always root for the underdog or in this case the underbull.

I have no big beef with a cape routine (that's just harassment), but when they start sticking pointy things into the animal, that's when I start rooting for the bull too. Every time the bull gets stabbed, the matador should get stabbed. Seems fair to me.


I guess its supposed to be a fair fight

In this corner the Bull- 1500 lbz, equipped with horns but an I.Q. of 10


And in this corner- the Man- 160 lbz equipped with knives and a cape but with an I.Q. of 90. :P
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby jazzcyclist » Sat May 22, 2010 9:39 am

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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby gh » Sat May 22, 2010 11:25 am

If he dies does the bull get his ears?
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby Marlow » Sat May 22, 2010 12:58 pm

ewwwwwwwwwwwwww! That's too gross even for me! :shock:
[but I still have little sympathy for the matador . . . :( ]
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby lonewolf » Sat May 22, 2010 7:05 pm

Is there a manual on the proper procedure to remove a matador gored through the neck from the horn of an enraged bull?
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby jazzcyclist » Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:17 pm

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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby jazzcyclist » Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:44 am

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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby rasb » Wed Jul 07, 2010 6:05 am

In addition to being gored by a bull, I wonder if there are bonus points for being urinated by a bull, kicked in the 'nads by a bull, or the ultimate --- being "buggered" by a bull...
Bulls should get together and talk about these possible options, and get on the bonus system...
Might as well have some fun prior to getting carved up, right ?
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby lonewolf » Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:58 am

Am I the only one who always roots for the bull?
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby Marlow » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:02 am

lonewolf wrote:Am I the only one who always roots for the bull?



i think most of are for the bull!.

If the intent of the sport is to kill the bull (or is it just to prove how macho one is?), then, by all means, the object of the sport for the bull is to kill the matador.
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby SQUACKEE » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:50 am

Marlow wrote:
lonewolf wrote:Am I the only one who always roots for the bull?



i think most of are for the bull!.

If the intent of the sport is to kill the bull (or is it just to prove how macho one is?), then, by all means, the object of the sport for the bull is to kill the matador.


Yep and i always root for the underbull, i mean underdog. If one of them has to die in the contest then it should be the one that was forced to fight against it's will. Like a street fight started by some punk against an innocent bystander, die punk die! :twisted:
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby jazzcyclist » Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:06 am

PETA should adopt the bull as its mascot since it seems that this is the animal that contributes to most of its triumphs.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/1 ... 87368.html
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby jazzcyclist » Wed May 15, 2013 5:49 am

Now elephants are getting in on the fun.

An elephant in Zimbabwe reportedly trampled a poacher who was attempting to kill the wild animal.

Solomon Manjoro, a suspected poacher, was trampled to death by an elephant in Charara National Park in Gatshe-Gatshe, Kariba, according to the state-run Zimbabwe newspaper The Sunday Mail. Manjoro and his friend Noluck Tafuruka are said to have visited the park between April 19 and 26, armed with two rifles, for the purpose of hunting. The deceased poacher is thought to have tried to shoot the elephant before he was trampled.

Manjoro's remains were found after Tafuruka was arrested on charges of possessing firearms without a license, The Sunday Mail reports. A third man linked to the poaching incident was also arrested.

Although it is unclear how common elephant trampling is, TreeHugger notes that elephants may be purposefully striking back at the threat of poachers: "Perhaps as more of the animals have lost family members to poaching, they've grown more aggressive to those appearing to be a similar threat."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/1 ... 74260.html
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby Marlow » Wed May 15, 2013 8:03 am

Whenever I get stung by bee/wasp/hornet, I try to kill it. Whenever I try to kill one that hasn't stung me, it tries to 'kill' me. Seems like a fair and equitable scheme to me.
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Re: A Great Day For PETA

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Re: A Great Day For PETA

Postby odelltrclan » Wed May 15, 2013 2:58 pm

Maybe you score one when they are attempts by someone to harm or abuse them, for this poor guy, that did not appear to be the case.
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