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1Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty k verses boxer on Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:22 pm

Stan

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Just up the road.... is a boxer better than a K?
YouTube.com/watch?v=rGCjuztJpMo
Some one smarter than me may be able to set the link better.


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2Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:47 pm

indian036

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Turns out the guy is an elephant keeper at Taronga Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo. Some people think he should now be fired. Apparently, he should have let his dog be killed!

Having been hit in the stomach by the back legs of a much smaller kangaroo, I'd have been inclined to use a rifle rather than a fist. Those guys are mostly placid, but can be very dangerous!

Bill


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1985 K100RT  VIN 0028991  My original Very Happy   (Historic rego)
1985 K100RT  VIN 0029036  BOB the Blue Old Bike  (Historic rego)
1990 K100LT  VIN 0190452  Work in progress
1984 K100RT  VIN 0023022  Work needing lots of progress

1986 K100RT  VIN 0090542  Work needing lots and lots of progress
1993 K1100LT  VIN 0183046  Work in progress
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3Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:54 pm

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@indian036 wrote:Turns out the guy is an elephant keeper at Taronga Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo. Some people think he should now be fired. Apparently, he should have let his dog be killed!
Right... are those 'some people' actually able to make the connection between protecting his dog and caring for elephants? I thought so.... not.


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4Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:13 pm

indian036

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"Some people" are often somewhere in a line between 'not very smart' and 'so committed to an ideology that all facts must be twisted to fit it'. Very Happy

Like everyone, I have several hobby horses, but I hope I'm open enough to honestly look at facts and opposing views.

Bill


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1985 K100RT  VIN 0028991  My original Very Happy   (Historic rego)
1985 K100RT  VIN 0029036  BOB the Blue Old Bike  (Historic rego)
1990 K100LT  VIN 0190452  Work in progress
1984 K100RT  VIN 0023022  Work needing lots of progress

1986 K100RT  VIN 0090542  Work needing lots and lots of progress
1993 K1100LT  VIN 0183046  Work in progress
1993 K75S  VIN 0213045  Newest toy, slightly non-original
    

5Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:19 pm

Point-Seven-five

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That video strikes me as iconic of the typical Aussie response to that type of situation.  None of this beating around the bush nonsense, just go in and get it done.

It's a sad fact of life that in any large group, "some people" are going to be morons.   For our own mental well being we need to ignore these people as much as possible.


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6Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Wed Dec 07, 2016 1:45 am

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Only one solution I can think of have a BBQ, guess whats on the menu.


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7Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:19 am

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@K75cster wrote:Only one solution I can think of have a BBQ, guess whats on the menu.

Apparently dog is quite common in China.........

A question of perspective........


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8Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty k versus Boxer on Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:48 pm

Tom KSR

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Perhaps the Boxer Rebellion


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9Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:41 pm

Stan

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Dog tired dog, hopping mad roo and a zoo keeper who kept his job. As any Australian will tell you, a kangaroo can be an extremely dangerous animal at close quarters.


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10Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:55 am

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'This video has been removed for violating YouTube's policy on violent or graphic content.'


Oh well...


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11Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:17 pm

Laitch

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@David Nimrod wrote:Oh well. . . 
Get back in the loop with this , David!


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12Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:42 am

David Nimrod

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@Laitch wrote:Get back in the loop with this , David!

Ah, thank you!

Looks to me like he responded absolutely appropriately.

And also with restraint. After all, he didn't use his knife.

Luckily it didn't result in him getting injured, thank God.

We used to look to Oz as a bastion of common sense...

However, it seems as plagued by 'PC' attitudes as us in UK

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13Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Fri Dec 09, 2016 11:44 am

Point-Seven-five

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It's a damn shame there wasn't an animal rights nutjob there so he could have belted them for the video instead of the "innocent" kangaroo.



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14Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:34 pm

Laitch

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@David Nimrod wrote:Looks to me like he responded absolutely appropriately.
I thought the bob-and-weave footwork was a little odd but then I've not had to fistfight with a marsupial, although I once chased an enraged opossum out of a mango tree.  Laughing

I've seen post-punch reactions like that kangaroo's in a number of saloons on Saturday nights. Classic!


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15Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:11 pm

David Nimrod

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@Laitch wrote:
I thought the bob-and-weave footwork was a little odd...

I reckon he was working on points for style!


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16Back to top Go down   k verses boxer Empty Re: k verses boxer on Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:14 am

indian036

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While they are not often a problem, this report from Australia's ABC news site shows some of how dangerous roos can be. Pictures on the TV news showed how serious her injuries are!

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-17/kangaroo-attacks-woman-in-melbourne/8188408

Now where's my rifle?

Bill


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1985 K100RT  VIN 0028991  My original Very Happy   (Historic rego)
1985 K100RT  VIN 0029036  BOB the Blue Old Bike  (Historic rego)
1990 K100LT  VIN 0190452  Work in progress
1984 K100RT  VIN 0023022  Work needing lots of progress

1986 K100RT  VIN 0090542  Work needing lots and lots of progress
1993 K1100LT  VIN 0183046  Work in progress
1993 K75S  VIN 0213045  Newest toy, slightly non-original
    

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