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Old 04-26-2012, 11:00 PM
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Drop Bears

Australia - Boulder, Colorado calls and raises.

http://www.dailycamera.com/cu-news/c...s-up-tree-near

This is two blocks from my daughter's house.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:22 AM
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Meh. A true drop bear would use the razor sharp claw on its pinkie to slice that thing into stir fry, while setting a whole new benchmark in nonchalance.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:45 AM
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That article was filled with great ridiculous quotes.

"A bear falls from a tree after wildlife officers tranquilized a bear that climbed about 15 feet up a tree"- great captioning there.

Chestnutt realized she just had a brush with a black bear. "It was like, 'Excuse me, pardon me, coming through.' It was running full speed," she said. "I felt privileged to have the encounter."

"Now that it's knocked out, we should be able to pet it,"
said Josh B.

"I'm going to be late for class," said Kristina L., a CU freshman from New York who had never seen a live bear.
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:34 AM
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That first picture is an instant classic.
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:50 AM
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Also it's not ironic that it was near Bear creek, there's probably a reason why it got the name. Morons.

The entire article sounds like it was written by monkeys with typewriters and edited by a 2nd grader.
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:23 AM
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"Chestnutt realized she just had a brush with a black bear. "It was like, 'Excuse me, pardon me, coming through.' It was running full speed," she said. "I felt privileged to have the encounter." "
I love the "excuse me, pardon me" bit, but the speaker should feel privileged/relieved that the bear wasn't pissed off, really...
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:41 PM
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That first picture is an instant classic.
Strangely, the Rapture only applied to bears.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:17 PM
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That first picture is an instant classic.
I can only hope the bear bounced off the trampoline and onto a police car just off camera in a Loony Toons fashion.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:56 PM
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I'm afraid I must insist the photoshop experts get to work on this one right now. I want that bear image to appear in all kinds of settings. Tight-rope walking, reclining on a beach holding a drink, standing in between Danny Devito and The Governator...everywhere.

Now get busy!
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:05 PM
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I'm afraid I must insist the photoshop experts get to work on this one right now. I want that bear image to appear in all kinds of settings. Tight-rope walking, reclining on a beach holding a drink, standing in between Danny Devito and The Governator...everywhere.

Now get busy!
Behind the fellas speaking at press conferences.
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:15 PM
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Multiplied and doing a line dance
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:22 PM
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That photo was too funny. I propose the title "vertigo bear".

Last edited by billfish678; 04-27-2012 at 02:24 PM.
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:29 PM
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Wading through skyscrapers ala Godzilla

Preparing to throw a spear (right-pawed)

Dribbling a basketball while being guarded by several Lakers
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:33 PM
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I wish I had gotten to pet the bear!
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:51 PM
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. . . standing next to Angelina Jolie at the Oscars . . .
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:52 PM
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http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m3...hrxxo1_500.jpg
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:59 PM
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"Wheeeeeeeeeee!", the bear was qouted whilst making its escape.
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:26 PM
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The bear was struck by two cars and killed.

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Old 05-04-2012, 03:08 PM
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No, Johnny, no! I can't hear you. La la la *sniff* lalalala.
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:08 PM
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My brother in suburban NJ had a bear cub up in a tree four houses down from him. From the videos my nieces took, I think that with a just a little more chutzpah (or perhaps mom/dad not being there, since neither seems to lack that quality), they probably could've petted the darn thing.
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