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2012-09-27 04:28:12 AM  
omgdroid.com
 
2012-09-27 04:31:06 AM  
I hate people
 
2012-09-27 04:35:30 AM  
www.cheezey.org

SOON
 
2012-09-27 04:38:40 AM  

publikenemy: I hate people


Same. I'm not one that's really violent in real life or anything, but IMO if you're found to have injured/killed an animal intentionally for any reason other than you being a vet and putting it to sleep should yield a mirrored sentence. Hack a tiger to death? You yourself are hacked to death.
 
2012-09-27 04:51:19 AM  

Iczer: publikenemy: I hate people

Same. I'm not one that's really violent in real life or anything, but IMO if you're found to have injured/killed an animal intentionally for any reason other than you being a vet and putting it to sleep should yield a mirrored sentence. Hack a tiger to death? You yourself are hacked to death.


So you're a vegetarian, huh?


Anyhoo, what really pisses me off is that the animal was completely defenseless. It couldn't even maul any of the poachers in self defense.
 
2012-09-27 04:51:52 AM  
Someone should start a rumor that poachers' testicles are a source of strength or an aphrodisiac or something.
 
2012-09-27 05:00:16 AM  
Was this for more magic penis pills?

We should just give the Viagra patent to China. Maybe that will keep them from killing animals.

Just tack the cost onto the deficit. It won't hardly matter.
 
2012-09-27 05:04:55 AM  
FTFA: "Zoo chief Zoram Dopum said that the poachers fled when three security guards who had gone for dinner returned to the area."

How about all three security guards don't all go for dinner at the same time? That's some good security there Lou...
 
2012-09-27 05:09:01 AM  
Why couldn't they just be like the dumbfarks here that just want to 'pet the big kitty'?

/people suck
 
2012-09-27 05:20:55 AM  
More on This Story....

No thanks, I have read enough
 
2012-09-27 05:33:10 AM  

Swiss Colony: FTFA: "Zoo chief Zoram Dopum said that the poachers fled when three security guards who had gone for dinner returned to the area."

How about all three security guards don't all go for dinner at the same time? That's some good security there Lou...


Thought the same thing. The whole point of security guards is having someone there.....
 
2012-09-27 05:33:53 AM  
The belief that eating a tiger penis (and I'm pretty sure that the fact that there was enough left of the animal to perform a post-mortem indicates that that is what the poachers came for) is in any way beneficial is just farking stupid crap that flies in the face of science.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, a man who wears magic underpants and thinks that climate change is a hoax is competing in an election...

This whole "humanity" thing is like totes cray-cray.
 
2012-09-27 05:44:55 AM  
Hooray for "Eastern medicine".
The world can't handle any more people in Asia climbing out of poverty, it's just brutal.
 
2012-09-27 05:51:10 AM  

Trapper439: The belief that eating a tiger penis (and I'm pretty sure that the fact that there was enough left of the animal to perform a post-mortem indicates that that is what the poachers came for) is in any way beneficial is just farking stupid crap that flies in the face of science.


And, as the tiger was female, there wasn't a whole lot of penis to be had.

/penis
 
2012-09-27 05:55:28 AM  
"looking for a gang of poachers who entered a high-security zoo in the capital"


First... apparently NOT a high security zoo.
Seconed... What the hell is a high security zoo? FOUR rent a cops instead of one?
 
2012-09-27 05:56:13 AM  

Trapper439: The belief that eating a tiger penis (and I'm pretty sure that the fact that there was enough left of the animal to perform a post-mortem indicates that that is what the poachers came for) is in any way beneficial is just farking stupid crap that flies in the face of science.


Holding absurd beliefs that are contrary to even cursory observational evidence is not good science.

YOU ARE NOT GOOD AT SCIENCE.

flvrd.com

Y'know, or at least the article.
 
2012-09-27 06:16:10 AM  

doglover: Trapper439: The belief that eating a tiger penis (and I'm pretty sure that the fact that there was enough left of the animal to perform a post-mortem indicates that that is what the poachers came for) is in any way beneficial is just farking stupid crap that flies in the face of science.

Holding absurd beliefs that are contrary to even cursory observational evidence is not good science.

YOU ARE NOT GOOD AT SCIENCE.

[flvrd.com image 600x400]

Y'know, or at least the article.


I think he was pretty spot on, it was a bunch of shiatty poachers killing a tiger to sell its farking body parts to tiny-dicked/impotent Asian assholes.
 
2012-09-27 06:52:18 AM  

Meethos: I think he was pretty spot on, it was a bunch of shiatty poachers killing a tiger to sell its farking body parts to tiny-dicked/impotent Asian assholes.


Do you even live in Asia?

Funny as it is to think about tiny Chinese peckers might be for you, the actual problem of the endangered animal trade is way more pervasive.

I'm sittin' in Tokyo. I have no idea where to get tiger bits, but for a few hundred bucks I can get you a name stamp (the official stamp Japanese must use in lieu of a signature on legal documents) in both fresh African elephant ivory and sea turtle shell. I could probably get you even more bits if the whole idea of poaching animals didn't make want to vomit so hard and long my bile could top off an Olympic swimming pool in need of a few extra inches of fluids.
 
2012-09-27 07:18:46 AM  

doglover: Meethos: I think he was pretty spot on, it was a bunch of shiatty poachers killing a tiger to sell its farking body parts to tiny-dicked/impotent Asian assholes.

Do you even live in Asia?

Funny as it is to think about tiny Chinese peckers might be for you, the actual problem of the endangered animal trade is way more pervasive.

I'm sittin' in Tokyo. I have no idea where to get tiger bits, but for a few hundred bucks I can get you a name stamp (the official stamp Japanese must use in lieu of a signature on legal documents) in both fresh African elephant ivory and sea turtle shell. I could probably get you even more bits if the whole idea of poaching animals didn't make want to vomit so hard and long my bile could top off an Olympic swimming pool in need of a few extra inches of fluids.


So it isn't simply a dick issue, it's a broader spectrum of asshattery.

Honestly, my comment stems from impotent (hah!) rage. There's nothing I can do to stop poaching, so instead I say silly things about the people who have god damn endangered animal black markets.
 
2012-09-27 07:20:30 AM  

Iczer: publikenemy: I hate people

Same. I'm not one that's really violent in real life or anything, but IMO if you're found to have injured/killed an animal intentionally for any reason other than you being a vet and putting it to sleep should yield a mirrored sentence. Hack a tiger to death? You yourself are hacked to death.


No, no, no.

They must be kept on display in a zoo for a couple of years first, THEN hacked to death.
 
2012-09-27 07:21:17 AM  

Meethos: There's nothing I can do to stop poaching, so instead I say silly things about the people who have god damn endangered animal black markets.


But implying poachers shot a female to get a penis is pretty damn stupid. You must concede this.
 
2012-09-27 07:51:42 AM  

doglover: Meethos: There's nothing I can do to stop poaching, so instead I say silly things about the people who have god damn endangered animal black markets.

But implying poachers shot a female to get a penis is pretty damn stupid. You must concede this.


That was my assertion originally, not Meethos's. Blame me. I'll concede that I didn't bother reading TFA closely enough to realise that the tiger involved was female. My bad.

Fact is, the poachers wanted the tigers organs, regardless of its sex, because of stupid anti-science beliefs with no basis in objective reality.

My point, and I stand by it, was that "Eastern Medicine", for want of a better or less offensive term, is no more stupid on the face of it than many Western religious practices.

The idea that eating a sliver of a tigers heart or liver will cure 'ailment X' is no more ridiculous than the idea that eating a wafer of bread that supposedly represents the flesh of Jebus will 'save your immortal soul'. My allusion to Romney wearing magic underpants was meant in the same vein.

All of those things are examples of primitive superstition.
 
2012-09-27 07:51:47 AM  

doglover: Meethos: There's nothing I can do to stop poaching, so instead I say silly things about the people who have god damn endangered animal black markets.

But implying poachers shot a female to get a penis is pretty damn stupid. You must concede this.


Futanari tiger?

You're very right though.
 
2012-09-27 07:59:37 AM  
And I'm not saying that the poachers themselves believed any of that shiat. They just wanted to make some money by selling the organs to idiots that do.
 
2012-09-27 08:04:47 AM  

Trapper439: And I'm not saying that the poachers themselves believed any of that shiat. They just wanted to make some money by selling the organs to idiots that do.


And that's the problem. "Everyone" wants to "get" the poachers. Poachers are a dime a dozen. If you want to stop this kind of crime, you have to go to the source. And nobody wants (or dares) to do so...
 
2012-09-27 08:16:38 AM  

PrincessOfPenguins: Trapper439: And I'm not saying that the poachers themselves believed any of that shiat. They just wanted to make some money by selling the organs to idiots that do.

And that's the problem. "Everyone" wants to "get" the poachers. Poachers are a dime a dozen. If you want to stop this kind of crime, you have to go to the source. And nobody wants (or dares) to do so...


Exactly right. I find myself wondering sometimes how many wildlife documentaries are shown on Chinese TV. Most of us in the West grew up watching the like of David Attenborough tell us how fragile the natural world is. Do they have that kind of thing on TV in China? Mind you, I seem to recall that one of the episodes of one of his most recent documentaries wasn't shown in the US because it mentioned climate change.

Ah, here it is:

Link

Whilst the series was broadcast in full in the UK, the BBC chose to make the series' seventh episode, which focuses on climate change, optional for syndication in order to aid sales of the show in countries where the issue is politically sensitive. The US Discovery Channel originally announced that they would air only the first six episodes of the show, but they later added the seventh episode to their schedule.
 
2012-09-27 08:19:05 AM  
Zoo chief Zoram Dopum said that the poachers fled when three security guards who had gone for dinner returned to the area.

I guess the poachers were unaware of that gentleman's agreement.
 
2012-09-27 08:23:28 AM  

Meethos: Futanari tiger?


davidlasnier.com

WHY IS THAT A THING!?
 
2012-09-27 08:36:31 AM  

LordJiro: Someone should start a rumor that poachers' testicles are a source of strength or an aphrodisiac or something.


+1 internets for you
 
2012-09-27 09:03:17 AM  

Meethos: doglover: Meethos: There's nothing I can do to stop poaching, so instead I say silly things about the people who have god damn endangered animal black markets.

But implying poachers shot a female to get a penis is pretty damn stupid. You must concede this.

Futanari tiger?

You're very right though.


This should be obvious before you even click on it
 
2012-09-27 09:28:46 AM  
A little bit of moral relativism is appropriate here, guys. We can afford to get outraged about this long after white men effected a Holocaust on wild megafauna and the environment around the world and now we're rich enough to enjoy preserving what's left and making polite noises about conservation and so on.

But to those fellows that came in to the zoo, that tiger wasn't a philosophical touchstone for loving the natural world, it was a damned great dangerous beast that was a) worth a lot of money b)kept in the lap of luxury and fed fresh meat every day while their own wives and children were going hungry.

You'd probably more sympathetic if you walked a mile in their shoes, just...throwing that out there.
 
2012-09-27 09:48:15 AM  

Trapper439: doglover: Meethos: There's nothing I can do to stop poaching, so instead I say silly things about the people who have god damn endangered animal black markets.

But implying poachers shot a female to get a penis is pretty damn stupid. You must concede this.

That was my assertion originally, not Meethos's. Blame me. I'll concede that I didn't bother reading TFA closely enough to realise that the tiger involved was female. My bad.

Fact is, the poachers wanted the tigers organs, regardless of its sex, because of stupid anti-science beliefs with no basis in objective reality.

My point, and I stand by it, was that "Eastern Medicine", for want of a better or less offensive term, is no more stupid on the face of it than many Western religious practices.

The idea that eating a sliver of a tigers heart or liver will cure 'ailment X' is no more ridiculous than the idea that eating a wafer of bread that supposedly represents the flesh of Jebus will 'save your immortal soul'. My allusion to Romney wearing magic underpants was meant in the same vein.

All of those things are examples of primitive superstition.


What a classic example of false equivalency.

If you can't see the difference between killing an animal and hacking it to bits to satiate a primitive medicinal purpose and eating a tiny piece of bread that's meant to encourage contemplating such complicated concepts as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" or "Peace on Earth", you're too far gone to save.
 
2012-09-27 09:57:25 AM  
I hate people so very much. This makes me sick.
 
2012-09-27 10:26:39 AM  

Khazar-Khum: If you can't see the difference between killing an animal and hacking it to bits to satiate a primitive medicinal purpose and eating a tiny piece of bread that's meant to encourage contemplating such complicated concepts as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" or "Peace on Earth", you're too far gone to save.


What part of "people have some really farking weird beliefs based on superstitions which shouldn't ever be encouraged" is it that you don't understand?
 
2012-09-27 10:32:59 AM  
And don't give me that "do unto others" and "peace on Earth" shiat.

The US has bombed around 40 countries since the end of WWII. The US shot down an Iranian airliner minutes after it had taken off from Tehran back in 1988. How would you feel if your country was bombed or had commercial planes shot down minutes after they'd taken off from JFK?

Farking hypocrites.
 
2012-09-27 10:49:12 AM  
I got it. How about we ship them all those balls we snip off our pet cats and label them: Magic Fun Time Voodoo Sex Medicine?
 
2012-09-27 10:49:31 AM  
Three guards all go to dinner at the same time?

Incredibly incompetent or incredibly convenient.
 
2012-09-27 11:11:20 AM  

Trapper439: And don't give me that "do unto others" and "peace on Earth" shiat.

The US has bombed around 40 countries since the end of WWII. The US shot down an Iranian airliner minutes after it had taken off from Tehran back in 1988. How would you feel if your country was bombed or had commercial planes shot down minutes after they'd taken off from JFK?

Farking hypocrites.


So...kill a tiger?
 
2012-09-27 11:42:56 AM  

LL316: Trapper439: And don't give me that "do unto others" and "peace on Earth" shiat.

The US has bombed around 40 countries since the end of WWII. The US shot down an Iranian airliner minutes after it had taken off from Tehran back in 1988. How would you feel if your country was bombed or had commercial planes shot down minutes after they'd taken off from JFK?

Farking hypocrites.

So...kill a tiger?


No.

Kill a completely unrelated jaguar and then claim that you've valiantly killed a sabretooth tiger.

What are you, a commie?
 
2012-09-27 11:43:20 AM  

publikenemy: I hate people


Took the words out of my mouth.
 
2012-09-27 11:59:51 AM  

doglover: Meethos: There's nothing I can do to stop poaching, so instead I say silly things about the people who have god damn endangered animal black markets.

But implying poachers shot a female to get a penis is pretty damn stupid. You must concede this.


They must have felt pretty silly.
 
2012-09-27 12:11:03 PM  

Trapper439: And I'm not saying that the poachers themselves believed any of that shiat. They just wanted to make some money by selling the organs to idiots that do.


Poachers don't need that silly shiat. Their dicks grow much bigger when they hack defenseless animals to death. It's like how hunters who go on canned hunts have much bigger dicks than other men. They told me so.
 
2012-09-27 12:22:56 PM  
I hope this poacher is maimed in a horrific car wreck and he has to be on life support until the day a cat accidentally yanks out the main cord.
 
2012-09-27 12:35:04 PM  
Zoos are nothing but prisons.
Better dead than a slave in captivity!
 
2012-09-27 01:15:56 PM  

Trapper439: How would you feel if your country was bombed or had commercial planes shot down minutes after they'd taken off from JFK?


www.fbi.gov

upload.wikimedia.org

So you're being ironic?
 
2012-09-27 02:10:41 PM  

tekmo: Trapper439: How would you feel if your country was bombed or had commercial planes shot down minutes after they'd taken off from JFK?

[www.fbi.gov image 450x332]

[upload.wikimedia.org image 260x184]

So you're being ironic?


Get back to me when you have evidence that 9/11 was the work of an organised military of another country like Iran. Because as far as I know it was just a few random assholes sporting boxcutters.

Until then you're just proving my point.

Enjoy this pic of a young Paul Ryan for your troubles:

i3.kym-cdn.com
 
2012-09-27 03:14:24 PM  
Some asshole snuck into the zoo in Santa Barbara and killed an eagle for its parts.
 
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