HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Does he use Charmin?

Tue May 28, 2013, 10:55 AM

Does he use Charmin?




http://memez.com/img/16390/1

36 replies, 3717 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 36 replies Author Time Post
Reply Does he use Charmin? (Original post)
liberal N proud May 2013 OP
narnian60 May 2013 #1
Sheldon Cooper May 2013 #2
msanthrope May 2013 #4
Lone_Star_Dem May 2013 #13
Sheldon Cooper May 2013 #16
Lone_Star_Dem May 2013 #19
BlueCaliDem May 2013 #14
Sheldon Cooper May 2013 #18
BlueCaliDem May 2013 #20
caledesi May 2013 #26
longship May 2013 #3
hfojvt May 2013 #5
annabanana May 2013 #7
Tien1985 May 2013 #6
kentuck May 2013 #8
Brickbat May 2013 #9
AnotherDreamWeaver May 2013 #36
pintobean May 2013 #10
11 Bravo May 2013 #11
AndyA May 2013 #12
matt819 May 2013 #15
Mnemosyne May 2013 #23
bettyellen May 2013 #24
LuvNewcastle May 2013 #17
datasuspect May 2013 #21
SCVDem May 2013 #22
Fla Dem May 2013 #25
Buzz Clik May 2013 #28
another_liberal May 2013 #27
Spitfire of ATJ May 2013 #29
SummerSnow May 2013 #30
Bonhomme Richard May 2013 #31
Bully Taw May 2013 #32
L0oniX May 2013 #33
Fuddnik May 2013 #34
SunSeeker May 2013 #35

Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:01 AM

1. Wow.

Just--wow.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:03 AM

2. I guess this is supposed to be cute, heartwarming, etc.

And we're all supposed to say awwww.....but I think it's just sad. At some point that bear is going to revert back to its natural self, someone will get killed, and then the bear will be put down, too. I don't know if it could be released into the wild and survive either, at this point. Stupid Human Tricks.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Sheldon Cooper (Reply #2)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:04 AM

4. I did not find it cute and heartwarming. I found it to be a prelude to the eventual meal

that bear is gonna have.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Sheldon Cooper (Reply #2)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:47 AM

13. Brutus lives in a grizzly sanctuary with four other bears.

Casey Anderson is a trained naturalist who specializes in grizzly bears. It's not what it appears at first glance.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lone_Star_Dem (Reply #13)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:51 AM

16. I guess I should have read the link.

I'm very happy to hear that he lives in a sanctuary. I still think it's dangerous to have him around humans, but grown adults can choose to take that risk. I wish that little boy wasn't exposed to him in that manner.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Sheldon Cooper (Reply #16)

Tue May 28, 2013, 12:02 PM

19. I didn't see anything at the link but photos.

I don't think your concern is unwarranted considering how little info was there. I'm just familiar with Casey Anderson and his work with Brutus and the Yellowstone grizzly bears.

Here's a link to the sanctuary Anderson started and a bit more about their story. http://grizzlyencounter.org/

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Sheldon Cooper (Reply #2)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:48 AM

14. Ever heard of Bart the Bear? He appeared in many blockbuster movies before his death in 2000.

Bart the Bear was raised from a cub, too, and trained by Doug and Lynne Seus who are now caretakers and trainers for Bart's namesake, Little Bart the Bear and his sister, Honey-Bump Bear. He had never showed aggressive behavior toward his owners and trainers. Doug has said in the documentary that people just need to respect this powerful animals.

Bart the Bear:


Little Bart the Bear {who appeared with his sister as the bear in the pit in Game of Thrones - gorgeous bears}:


Honey-Bump Bear with Jennifer Aniston:

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to BlueCaliDem (Reply #14)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:53 AM

18. Well if we're done arguing about pit bulls, I guess we could start with grizzlies.

I don't care how tame they seem, these creatures remain wild animals and there is always the risk that their instinct will kick in. At that point, you are out of luck.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Sheldon Cooper (Reply #18)

Tue May 28, 2013, 12:07 PM

20. That's true. They can turn on a dime and it matters whether they respect you enough not to

kill and eat you because there's no coming back from a vicious bear attack when they're determined to kill you.

That's the strongest argument against Pit bulls, imo. I love those dogs and believe a well-bred Pit Bull can make incredibly wonderful pets {my friends in Holland have Pits and they LOVE them}. But IF they turn on you, there's no coming back from that kind of damage since they're so powerful and determined. There's always that risk.

But I maintain, it's all about good breeding, good socialization with other pets and people, and understanding and respecting the breeds strengths and weaknesses. Cesar Milan's "Daddy" {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daddy_(dog) sweet pit bull that has no passed away at 16} and Junior {gorgeous blue pit bull} are two excellent examples of well-socialized Pit Bulls, and excellent aides for him.


Edited to add link and correct Daddy's age.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Sheldon Cooper (Reply #2)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:33 PM

26. Kill that adult bear says Sarah. Would make a good sofa! nt

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:03 AM

3. Do not try this at home.

This guy must be something special. Either that, or the bear.

I cannot say that this is a good idea. I hope this works out for both family and bear.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:04 AM

5. well if he squeezes it

Whipple is on his own, I can tell you that much.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to hfojvt (Reply #5)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:10 AM

7. hahahahahahahahahahahaha

good one!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:04 AM

6. Holy cripes!!

I don't know if I'd have the courage to do that--but it's really neat!

It isn't just photoshopped, is it? I'm terribly gullible sometimes.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:14 AM

8. That's too cool!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:23 AM

9. Here's the story. Casey Anderson is a little more than "this guy."

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Brickbat (Reply #9)

Tue May 28, 2013, 02:26 PM

36. Thanks for that link. Too bad someone has to change the story and repost the pictures. nt

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:30 AM

10. That pit bull is hugh

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:33 AM

11. And when that bear inevitably reverts to its natural self, and a human is killed or ...

injured, people will say, "Gee, the bear just went crazy!" And at that time I will say, "Bullshit, the bear just went BEAR!"

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:38 AM

12. Seems to me the guy did the right thing by saving the bear in the beginning,

but at some point he should have taken it someplace to live where it will be protected and cared for. I'm also concerned that at some point, nature will take over and this bear will hurt someone or worse. Then it will be put down.

It should be taken to a zoo or someplace where it will be treated well and protected. Hopefully, close enough where the family can visit often.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:50 AM

15. Not good

I can't remember his name, but I read a story recently about a guy who pretty much had the same attitude toward grizzlies and considered himself their friend. Well, he was, until his friend killed him.

While at the top of his own food chain, this bear is unlikely to survive in the wild. Meanwhile, it will almost certainly revert to its primal instincts at some point and turn on this guy, or others. In fact, he may find it easier that most bears because of his relative comfort around people.

Yeah, in some ways the photos are cute. But this is just wrong.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to matt819 (Reply #15)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:26 PM

23. Timothy Treadwell. nt

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to matt819 (Reply #15)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:29 PM

24. Grizly Man I think? great doc by Herzog. Very delusional man, but sort of inspiring too.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 11:52 AM

17. In the first picture, it looks like

he's holding puppies. I can imagine how he got attached to this bear in the beginning, but he's done a very irresponsible thing. I hope this doesn't end in tragedy, but I won't be a bit surprised if it does. Let's just hope there aren't children living there.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 12:29 PM

21. not very fair for the bear

 

they are supposed to be in the wild where they can steal pickanick baskets and taunt park rangers.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:25 PM

22. Can't believe I'm the first to post this.

It's a BEAR! They are godless killing machines! Stephan Colbert

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:32 PM

25. Wrong on so many levels...............

I applaud the guy for rescuing the bear cub, but that's where my support of him ends. This is still a wild animal, with wild animal instincts. The news is full of stories of "tamed" wild animals turing on their owners, family members or acquaintances. Very reckless to keep this bear in his home. This guy is now married, what happens when they have children? On another level, the bear belongs in the wild, to procreate, and do what wild animals do. Would his life be easier in the wild? Probably not, but that's nature.

What happens to this bear when the owner can no longer care for him, when his life situation changes. Will they then turn the bear out into the wild unprepared for living in the wild, without the benefit of ever socializing with other bears? Or will it end up caged some place where it won't get the love and care it's been used to?

The average lifespan of a grizzly in captivity is 40 years old. The average lifespan in the wild is typically 22 years old, but has been know to live as long as 34 years old.

With a 40 year life span, the bear could easily outlive this guy, and then what?

Okay, after reading some of the other posts, it seems as if this bear is kept in a wildlife sanctuary and the "guy" is a professional "naturalist". Given that information, it makes the story less dangerous and kinder to the bear. There wasn't a story at the link, just pictures which depicted the bear as living with the guy and his family. However, the pictures do show the bear in attendance at their family get togethers, the wedding, and interacting with a small child. Still very dangerous interactions.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Fla Dem (Reply #25)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:42 PM

28. +1

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:37 PM

27. Want to bet . . .

Anybody want to bet the bear gets that first drumstick, unless he prefers white meat, in which case he gets the first slice of that.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:43 PM

29. Check out the OTHER story highlight from the late 70s...

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:48 PM

30. One day soon..or even now, he is looking at them as Sunday dinner.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:54 PM

31. It's only a matter of time. To be continued......n/t

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 01:57 PM

32. poking the bear...

 

is an expression for a reason. It means you are tempting fate. Is this family poking the bear? We'll see...and hopefully not in a story that involved a mauled family and a murdered bear.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 02:02 PM

33. Someone's going to die ...and I won't be surprised.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 02:05 PM

34. No need for Charmin. Old joke.

A bear was squatting in the woods taking a shit in the woods when a rabbit came hopping by.

The bear asked the rabbit, "Hey Rabbit, do you have any problems with shit sticking to your fur"?

The Rabbit replied, "Nope no problems at all".

The bear reached over, and wiped his ass with the rabbit.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2013, 02:09 PM

35. The bride in the pics is actress Missi Pyle.

http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/41493036.html

She and hubby Casey Anderson support a sanctuary where the bear lives.

The Bear had a small role in "Pretty Ugly People" some years back. #!

They do not keep the bear in their home as you would a pet dog, so the pictures are a bit misleading.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread