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Old 05.05.2011, 10:57
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I have.
If it wasn't mad before...
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Old 05.05.2011, 11:03
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Re: Please help get knie to stop using animals

Once I looked into the eyes of a Llama. Big mistake, it turned out to me Mystico the Llama hypnotist.

I spent a week thinking I was a duck.
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Old 05.05.2011, 11:07
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Re: Please help get knie to stop using animals

I once looked into the eyes of a llama.

I spent weeks being kind to others.

Turns out it was a dalai llama.
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Old 05.05.2011, 11:08
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I have no idea how they trained those ducks to do the different formations,...
Apparently they threaten the ducks with having their livers served with a some fava beans and a nice chianti.
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Old 05.05.2011, 11:09
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Re: Please help get knie to stop using animals

I once looked into the eyes of a dog I didn't know. Big mistake.
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Old 05.05.2011, 11:20
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Re: Please help get knie to stop using animals

I once looked into the eyes of a spider. Took me ages.
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Old 05.05.2011, 11:27
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Apparently they threaten the ducks with having their livers served with a some fava beans and a nice chianti.
Only the fat ones .... (oops - now I've started something. Who thinks the treatment of circus animals is cruel, but likes a bit of fois gras at XMas?)
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:18
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How were you forced. Were you beaten bloody? Were you incapable of saying, "Actually, no. I don't want to go."?



Were you incapable of standing up and walking out when you saw these acts of cruelty? (Or perhaps you saw none)



I hope it stays that way. The most unpleasant event in my life was watching my sister get gored to death by a "liberated" pit pony. Go figure.
we were invited by friends and my son wanted to see the clowns, he didn't care much about the animals acts...it's was a painful experience watching these animals treated so disrespectful...

Sorry about your sister.
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:21
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I have. Have you?
yes, what is your point?
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:28
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Sure you can, if you ignore facts and turn into an ill-informed, knee-jerk reactionary ALF fuÄktard.

No offence, OSueco.



Unfortunately, what you believe seems to be at odds with documented reality.
Non taken, but I'm just quite astonished that everyone on EF is so well informed how the animals are treated on circuses, you're all bloody experts! ...yes

Still it only take a short glance to see that this animals are not doing well...

Just because that circuses invites people to see how they train animals does NOT mean that's the reality...my wife's cousine was working for circuses her hold life, and her stories confirm my observations...
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:28
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we were invited by friends and my son wanted to see the clowns, he didn't care much about the animals acts...it's was a painful experience watching these animals treated so disrespectful...

Sorry about your sister.
Ah. And here we get to the point. It was "painful" for you, because in your opinion "wild" animals should not do this, and therefore it is wrong.

It omits the point that these animals will not necessarily have been treated inhumanely, as it were, and focuses simply on what you think is an insult to these animals, rather than any particular evidence that these animals have been treated badly.
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:32
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Sorry. That was a typo...

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my wife's cousine was working for circuses her hold life, and her stories confirm my observations...
And sorry again. I didn't realise you had anecdotal and uncorroborated evidence to back up your assertion that the animals in the Knie Circus are being mistreated. My mistake.
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:33
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That is a libelous, and profoundly ignorant comment.
as long as they use animals as entertainment for us it's a valid statement...call whatever you want...but hey as long as you all sleep well at tonight you can keep telling yourself that...
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:47
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...my wife's cousine was working for circuses her hold life, and her stories confirm my observations...
And she kept doing it?

She could have quit, report them, make a big fuss.... Instead she kept working in circuses her whole life?
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:50
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And she kept doing it?

She could have quit, report them, make a big fuss.... Instead she kept working in circuses her whole life?
Perhaps the cousin was an elephant?
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And she kept doing it?

She could have quit, report them, make a big fuss.... Instead she kept working in circuses her whole life?
she was born & raised there, and yes she quit...
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Perhaps the cousin was an elephant?
I thought it was the donkey they call ass?
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Sorry. That was a typo...



And sorry again. I didn't realise you had anecdotal and uncorroborated evidence to back up your assertion that the animals in the Knie Circus are being mistreated. My mistake.
...and yet I am drenched in evidence?

I don't need any evidence, the animals themselves are the proves...
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she was born & raised there, and yes she quit...
...after she worked for them her whole life..
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Old 05.05.2011, 12:56
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as long as they use animals as entertainment for us it's a valid statement...call whatever you want...but hey as long as you all sleep well at tonight you can keep telling yourself that...
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You are the worse kind of animal rights advocate.

The type that doesn't really give a damn about animal welfare, only how it makes you feel.

It makes you feel superior when you can turn to others and decry the activities of a respected Circus. You feel like a hipster; you were into giving out about this sh!t back when it was underground. You get a little thrill, an invigorating shiver down your spine, when you get to take the moral high ground, saying "Look at me, look at all I'm doing for the poor animals. Herp de derp". You're a short step away from going into the jungle wearing a toga, spreading your arms wide, roaring "Come to me my animal brethren", and getting trampled by a fuÁking elephant.


I wonder, have you ever ridden a horse? Did you worry about the treatment of the poor animal, forced to bear you along some windy trail for no reason whatsoever?

Have you ever petted a dog, and wondered if that sad look in his eyes is because he just can't stand the pain of life, being walked and fed and given a warm bed to sleep in? Maybe that poor dog is suicidal? Maybe it wants you to help put it out of it's misery. It doesn't have opposable thumbs, you know. It can't do it itself.

You'd probably try to help it out, wouldn't you?

Guess what? It was sad because you didn't throw the ball. You just killed a dog for no reason.

You are a horrible person.


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