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That will not end well. The boy may or may not survive.

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Rob Lister wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:42 pm
That will not end well. The boy may or may not survive.
The second part of your statement is indubitable. :P

As for the first:


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foolhardy. I feel the same about some breeds of dog though.

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Rob Lister wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:02 pm
foolhardy.
A matter of personal choice (i. e. freedom). You wouldn't do it, but would you jump from cliffs for fun as some like to do?
Rob Lister wrote:
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I feel the same about some breeds of dog though.
Good point, often neglected. My dog knowledge is nil, but I wonder if it's a matter of breed, of education of the animal, or of personality of the individual dog?

Some fears are also somehow misguided: your have way more chances of getting bitten by a dog than by a rat, yet most people fear rats and not dogs.

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Some fears are also somehow misguided: your have way more chances of getting bitten by a dog than by a rat, yet most people fear rats and not dogs.
If people feared dogs and not rats, and kept rats as pets, but not dogs, wouldn't the chances be reversed? :notsure:

As far as dog breeds go, people who love pit bulls insist there's nothing wrong with the breed itself: There's only bad dog owners, not bad dogs. If the dog bites, it's the owner's fault for not raising it properly. :notsure:
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Witness wrote:
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Some fears are also somehow misguided: your have way more chances of getting bitten by a dog than by a rat, yet most people fear rats and not dogs.
If people feared dogs and not rats, and kept rats as pets, but not dogs, wouldn't the chances be reversed? :notsure:

As far as dog breeds go, people who love pit bulls insist there's nothing wrong with the breed itself: There's only bad dog owners, not bad dogs. If the dog bites, it's the owner's fault for not raising it properly. :notsure:
I think it is almost certainly a combination of owner and breed. Pit bulls, dobermans, mastiffs and the like are breed to be fighters. As such, they have a reputation for being mean and aggressive.

Couple that with a breed of humans called Assholes, who specifically train their 'pets' to be mean, and the obvious happens.

Some insurance companies blacklist some breeds.
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You know what rarely works out?

Wolf hybrids.
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Does it matter whether the dog is "fixed" or not?
I also wonder whether that bobcat is fixed.
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That will not end well.

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Rob Lister wrote:
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That will not end well.

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