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  -Tiger brothers had slingshots kskiska  Jan-01-08 11:02 AM   #0 
  - That sure would explain a lot. Once again, we're dealing with  napi21   Jan-01-08 11:05 AM   #1 
  - Appalling cowards. People don't use a brain regarding wild  roguevalley   Jan-01-08 07:05 PM   #91 
  - The Darwin Principle ---ie ----"Fuck with the bull"  saigon68   Jan-01-08 07:35 PM   #93 
  - San Francisco tiger attacks story turning into a circus  struggle4progress   Jan-02-08 10:22 PM   #160 
  - Yes, the wall was too low. BUT. How long had the tiger been in there...  xultar   Jan-01-08 11:17 AM   #2 
  - indeed,  pansypoo53219   Jan-01-08 11:29 AM   #7 
  - Those guys appear to have gotten a boy killed  CreekDog   Jan-01-08 11:38 AM   #12 
  - I hope they get charged with manslaughter.  merwin   Jan-01-08 12:30 PM   #32 
  - ... The zoo said two men had told them the tiger escaped, but they were skeptical of the claim and  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 03:04 PM   #61 
     - I think those boys did provoke that tiger  avaistheone1   Jan-02-08 03:56 PM   #127 
  - The SF Zoo started keeping big cats in that enclosure in 1940  slackmaster   Jan-01-08 12:14 PM   #26 
  - 67 years without an incident, then.  NYC   Jan-01-08 12:49 PM   #35 
  - This same tiger badly injured a zoo employee last year  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 02:24 PM   #55 
     - If my kitty was as strong as a tiger, I'd probably be missing some appendages.  karlrschneider   Jan-01-08 02:34 PM   #58 
     - Granted, the tiger should not have been able  TexasBushwhacker   Jan-02-08 10:47 AM   #122 
        - There may be some predator psychology issues here: such animals learn  struggle4progress   Jan-02-08 05:15 PM   #141 
  - Count me pissed over the tiger being killed too.  superconnected   Jan-01-08 04:12 PM   #75 
     - Me too  DeposeTheBoyKing   Jan-01-08 05:46 PM   #88 
  - Maybe. But maybe big cats hadn't typically tried to escape because when  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 02:00 PM   #45 
  - You mean three drunk guys with sling shots taunting the tiger, may have been hard to ignore.  superconnected   Jan-01-08 04:13 PM   #76 
     - The graphic ("A slingshot") was especially convincing! The NY Post spared no expense!  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 04:48 PM   #83 
        - so can you find a tamer looking sling shot to post if you don't think  superconnected   Jan-01-08 07:05 PM   #92 
        - Gosh! Somehow I missed any report a slingshot was used! Gotta link?  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 09:47 PM   #100 
           - yeah, it's all over the news.  superconnected   Jan-02-08 04:19 PM   #134 
              - Though some find it too subtle a distinction, many here will understand the difference between  struggle4progress   Jan-02-08 05:02 PM   #140 
              - I'm pretty sure, in the paper you're only going to get allegations. Hence the link  superconnected   Jan-02-08 06:28 PM   #143 
                 - . SFPD spokesman . Mennina says police did not find any slingshots at the scene of the tiger attack  struggle4progress   Jan-02-08 09:51 PM   #156 
              - Isn't NYPost the place that claimed WMDs in Iraq?  uppityperson   Jan-02-08 10:15 PM   #158 
        - Damn, that must hurt!  Auntie Bush   Jan-02-08 11:30 PM   #163 
  - agreed. They need to go to jail!!!!!!!!!!  robinlynne   Jan-01-08 02:01 PM   #46 
  - Jail is where they belong for animal cruelty. n/t  barb162   Jan-02-08 09:45 PM   #154 
  - they got what they deserved  Neo   Jan-02-08 04:38 PM   #137 
  - Except for the guy that died, right? nt  BullGooseLoony   Jan-02-08 11:08 PM   #162 
  - I am, too. Damned a**holes, getting that beautiful animal killed.  hisownpetard   Jan-02-08 04:42 PM   #138 
  - The human race is devolving as fast as it can. These guys are proof.  acmavm   Jan-01-08 11:18 AM   #3 
  - Posts like yours only help  DS1   Jan-01-08 02:03 PM   #47 
  - exactly...  themartyred   Jan-01-08 03:54 PM   #70 
  - Oh bullshit. Read the news. Take a look at what people in THIS country  acmavm   Jan-02-08 04:52 AM   #112 
  - We may not be exactly devolving, but we sure as hell aren't making  jhrobbins   Jan-01-08 04:19 PM   #78 
  - Those punks must have crapped their pants  kskiska   Jan-01-08 11:20 AM   #4 
  - LOL.  Maddy McCall   Jan-01-08 12:08 PM   #22 
  - "a source said" ??  bemildred   Jan-01-08 11:21 AM   #5 
  - + 1,000,000 !!!!!!  Tejas   Jan-01-08 12:13 PM   #25 
  - And the NY Post is there to report it!  uppityperson   Jan-02-08 10:16 PM   #159 
  - If it's true they had a slingshot, it would explain why they've  No Surrender   Jan-01-08 11:24 AM   #6 
  - Or maybe their "non-cooperation" is something else? Maybe ...  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 01:56 PM   #44 
     - Yeah, there are many possible explanations for their non-cooperation,  No Surrender   Jan-01-08 02:58 PM   #60 
     - A story published 3000 miles from the incident, citing a "source"! Yep, that's a wrap!  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 03:09 PM   #64 
     - ...  No Surrender   Jan-01-08 03:23 PM   #66 
     - Those two boys won't even talk to the father of the boy that died.  avaistheone1   Jan-02-08 03:58 PM   #128 
     - Reportedly noncooperation included not identifying their dead friend or themselves after attack  Garbo 2004   Jan-01-08 05:11 PM   #85 
     - Dunno: if you got mauled by a tiger after being accused of being mentally ill when you reported  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 07:02 PM   #90 
        - You assume brothers knew at the time what zoo cafe employee may have said in 911 call.  Garbo 2004   Jan-01-08 08:40 PM   #94 
           - ... The two brothers attacked were initially considered mentally unstable by zoo personnel and  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 09:45 PM   #99 
              - Nonetheless police & fire crews immediately were dispatched at initial call &  Garbo 2004   Jan-02-08 02:23 AM   #110 
              - If these boys were DRINKING......  avaistheone1   Jan-02-08 04:01 PM   #129 
     - One quick point  Book Lover   Jan-01-08 09:15 PM   #95 
        - Thanks. I had assumed they were in the zoo illegally.  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 09:58 PM   #102 
           - ...but there were only 20 people in the zoo at the time of the attack  avaistheone1   Jan-02-08 04:03 PM   #130 
  - as of the article i read in my local on Sunday the 2 brothers aren't speaking  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-01-08 11:30 AM   #8 
  - Based on how they acted in the video of them being released  kestrel91316   Jan-01-08 12:03 PM   #19 
  - is your caps lock button stuck?  AngryAmish   Jan-01-08 12:22 PM   #29 
  - they'll have nightmares the rest of their lives.  crikkett   Jan-02-08 09:31 AM   #118 
     - and cats will hate them.....maybe with good reason nt  pokercat999   Jan-02-08 03:35 PM   #126 
  - They undoubtedly have a lawyer and $ = no talking.  DrZeeLit   Jan-01-08 01:01 PM   #38 
     - They've hired Mark Geragos.  Garbo 2004   Jan-01-08 03:55 PM   #71 
        - Article quotes the lawyer:  classicfilmfan   Jan-01-08 04:10 PM   #74 
  - If that is the case  whatdoyouthink   Jan-01-08 11:31 AM   #9 
  - If they brought slingshots with them  kskiska   Jan-01-08 11:32 AM   #10 
  - SLINGSHOTS?  aquart   Jan-01-08 11:37 AM   #11 
  - Could they be charged in the death of an endangered species?  JackintheGreen   Jan-01-08 11:40 AM   #13 
  - Why didn't the police taze the tiger?  Xenotime   Jan-01-08 11:46 AM   #14 
  - you have to get pretty close to use a taser...  QuestionAll   Jan-01-08 12:02 PM   #18 
  - Don't let the bad cops know that.  LiberalFighter   Jan-01-08 01:42 PM   #43 
  - would you be 1st in line to volunteer?  Tejas   Jan-01-08 12:08 PM   #21 
  - You forgot to use the "damn stupid question" smilie.  seriousstan   Jan-01-08 03:10 PM   #65 
  - No. But torture ain't legal, not for animals anyway.  aquart   Jan-01-08 11:50 AM   #15 
  - Good question.  ChazII   Jan-01-08 03:33 PM   #69 
  - carrying a slingshot=filth? wow.  uppityperson   Jan-01-08 11:53 AM   #17 
     - I would take it as a sign they were looking for trouble  slackmaster   Jan-01-08 12:18 PM   #27 
     - It will be interesting to see what develops, what they find out over the next wks.  uppityperson   Jan-01-08 12:26 PM   #31 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-01-08 12:32 PM   #33 
     - To shoot a tiger with? Filth is far too kind a word.  karlrschneider   Jan-01-08 12:35 PM   # 
     - IF they shot a tiger, yes. Simply carrying one does not=filth. nt  uppityperson   Jan-01-08 01:21 PM   #40 
     - yes...  boilinmad   Jan-02-08 09:16 AM   #117 
  - More bits of info, could jump to lots of conclusions, not enough info yet to judge.  uppityperson   Jan-01-08 11:52 AM   #16 
  - 19 & 23 year-olds don't generally carry slingshots...especially to the zoo...  QuestionAll   Jan-01-08 12:04 PM   #20 
  - Jump.  uppityperson   Jan-01-08 12:10 PM   #24 
  - i'll call it common sense.  QuestionAll   Jan-01-08 03:31 PM   #67 
     - No, I'd call what you are doing is called critical thinking-keep it up!  jhrobbins   Jan-01-08 04:09 PM   #73 
  - I would bet a substantial sum of money the zoo's rules (and SF muni code) prohibit slingshots  slackmaster   Jan-01-08 12:23 PM   #30 
  - A quick search gave me these...  uppityperson   Jan-01-08 01:27 PM   #42 
     - Thank you for doing the research.  NYC   Jan-01-08 02:09 PM   #51 
  - Nobody's carrying this story now except NY Post, about 3000 miles away  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 02:06 PM   #48 
  - I have to agree.  MilesColtrane   Jan-01-08 09:42 PM   #98 
  - And I'm sure you've never arrived  LanternWaste   Jan-01-08 12:54 PM   #37 
  - some people just feel a need to lord their moral superiority over others around here..  frylock   Jan-01-08 01:14 PM   #39 
  - Mine carried one and never tormented caged-up animals.  uppityperson   Jan-01-08 01:22 PM   #41 
     - your 19 year-old child carried a slingshot with him regularly?  QuestionAll   Jan-01-08 03:33 PM   #68 
     - These are city boys with slingshots?  avaistheone1   Jan-02-08 04:07 PM   #132 
     - How 'bout empty vodka bottles?  No Surrender   Jan-01-08 03:59 PM   #72 
  - So much blame the victims here -- aven the comment about their demeanor upon  elehhhhna   Jan-01-08 05:43 PM   #87 
  - You really have to be fucking kidding me.  The Stranger   Jan-02-08 04:26 PM   #136 
  - I still blame the zoo also  creeksneakers2   Jan-01-08 12:08 PM   #23 
  - put these scum in with the hungry tigers...  scarface2004   Jan-01-08 12:20 PM   #28 
  - These individuals HAD to come from rethuglican families.  lpbk2713   Jan-01-08 12:35 PM   #34 
  - I would want to know the source  downindixie   Jan-01-08 12:49 PM   #36 
  - Isn't the law strict liability for wild animal damage?  treestar   Jan-01-08 02:07 PM   #49 
  - RACISTS! slingshots are a part of their culture, horrible insensitive slander  Didereaux   Jan-01-08 02:09 PM   #50 
  - Are you trying to be funny? Is NOT using them also part of their culture? n/t  ejbr   Jan-01-08 02:11 PM   #52 
  - are you receiving SSI benefits? its called sarcasm, and so is this one  Didereaux   Jan-01-08 02:17 PM   #53 
  - for all those of diminished mental capacities...the preceeding was satirical sarcasm!  Didereaux   Jan-01-08 02:19 PM   #54 
     - Ouch, that hurt!!! sniff...sniff n/t  ejbr   Jan-01-08 02:28 PM   #56 
     - Although, upon reflection, your sarcasm seems racist. n/t  ejbr   Jan-01-08 02:29 PM   #57 
     - Oh, sarcasm for those of diminished mental capacities! Well, we do see it from time to time here but  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 02:54 PM   #59 
     - Humor isn't the thrust of S&S, it is meant to make you THINK!  Didereaux   Jan-01-08 04:20 PM   #79 
        - Yep: it made me think you got lost on the information superhighway  struggle4progress   Jan-01-08 04:38 PM   #81 
        - he worked hard for it, so ignored it is!  Didereaux   Jan-01-08 04:42 PM   #82 
     - Diminished capacity?  avaistheone1   Jan-02-08 04:11 PM   #133 
  - 5:00? They should have been leaving the zoo.  maynard   Jan-01-08 03:08 PM   #62 
  - Adults can do ugly things too...  GoddessOfGuinness   Jan-01-08 04:23 PM   #80 
  - Not middle school.  Cozzmos   Jan-02-08 07:15 PM   #145 
  - 5:00? They should have been leaving the zoo.  maynard   Jan-01-08 03:08 PM   #63 
  - Yep if they shot at those tigers then I'm sorry to say that nature  humbled_opinion   Jan-01-08 04:15 PM   #77 
  - Throw-down slingshots? Throw-down liquor bottle?  DemoTex   Jan-01-08 04:56 PM   #84 
  - The tiger still shouldn't have been able to get out of the enclosure  daleo   Jan-01-08 05:26 PM   #86 
  - Exactly! WTF is wrong with some of the people on here  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jan-01-08 09:38 PM   #97 
  - Really! /nt  October   Jan-01-08 09:47 PM   #101 
  - Not all that irrelevant...  oogachuggah   Jan-01-08 10:47 PM   #105 
     - Excellent points. n/t  ChazII   Jan-02-08 11:02 AM   #123 
  - The old 'get drunk and head to the zoo with slingshots' routine.  cigsandcoffee   Jan-01-08 06:01 PM   #89 
  - UNNAMED, UNIDENTIFIED SOURCES  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jan-01-08 09:35 PM   #96 
  - They've hired Mark Geragos and plan to sue zoo  kskiska   Jan-01-08 10:06 PM   #103 
  - Some interesting tidbits there.  okasha   Jan-01-08 10:20 PM   #104 
  - Yes, it sounds like it, but check the text  oogachuggah   Jan-01-08 11:18 PM   #108 
  - As Much As I Would Love to Speculate On Whether or Not These Men Were Punks & Got What They Deserved  Crisco   Jan-02-08 09:13 PM   #150 
  - Throw them in the lions pit  SillyFlower   Jan-01-08 10:58 PM   #106 
  - Hmmmm...harming animals for pleasure. Check box one for sociopaths.  NoodleyAppendage   Jan-01-08 11:13 PM   #107 
  - I agree.  Cozzmos   Jan-02-08 07:31 PM   #146 
  - Update: Tiger attack survivors' attorney says zoo ignored cries for help  kskiska   Jan-02-08 12:31 AM   #109 
  - One of the brothers called 911 at 5:21 on a cell phone according to log.  Garbo 2004   Jan-02-08 02:51 AM   #111 
  - ...and they waited until 5.21 to call 911 on their cell phone.  bigworld   Jan-02-08 07:41 AM   #115 
     - Don't know if it was their cell phone. He called from a cell phone & then land line  Garbo 2004   Jan-02-08 10:33 AM   #120 
     - right. because the 911 operators certainly would have taken them seriously  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jan-02-08 10:35 AM   #121 
  - Personally, I'd hold off judgment until I find this story...  regnaD kciN   Jan-02-08 05:06 AM   #113 
  - Evidence?  EvilAL   Jan-02-08 07:19 AM   #114 
  - Slingshots and vodka? They're GRRRRRRRrrrreat  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-02-08 08:43 AM   #116 
  - that is so wrong on so many levels  judaspriestess   Jan-02-08 10:50 PM   #161 
  - ABC news report says SFPD says slingshots are a "rumor."  Garbo 2004   Jan-02-08 10:21 AM   #119 
  - Attorney: Zoo guard ignored plea for help (todays update via CNN vs nypost)  uppityperson   Jan-02-08 11:18 AM   #124 
  - i still think they were up to something  cushla_machree   Jan-02-08 02:15 PM   #125 
  - I'd like verification from something other than "a source."  seawolf   Jan-02-08 04:04 PM   #131 
  - There's no confirmation. It's a rumor and a successful one. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jan-02-08 06:33 PM   #144 
  - Prosecute the living fuck out of them.  The Stranger   Jan-02-08 04:24 PM   #135 
  - I'm with you.  hisownpetard   Jan-02-08 04:52 PM   #139 
  - Well as a cat owner, I am looking at the big cat's  trashcanistanista   Jan-02-08 05:21 PM   #142 
  - Big cats are smart. I've had experience with lions but not tigers...  Dawggie   Jan-02-08 07:44 PM   #147 
  - In the right hands, slingshots are quite deadly.  ReadTomPaine   Jan-02-08 09:03 PM   #148 
  - I suppose they hope to win the lawsuit lottery.  ileus   Jan-02-08 09:04 PM   #149 
  - Rumor only. Here are articles from reputable sources, NOT Nypost.  uppityperson   Jan-02-08 09:21 PM   #151 
  - Zoo said lunch meat  Pavulon   Jan-02-08 09:38 PM   #152 
     - NYPost said Zoo said. Or show me where zoo said directly, please.  uppityperson   Jan-02-08 09:40 PM   #153 
        - MSNBC reported zoo  Pavulon   Jan-02-08 09:47 PM   #155 
           - I searched my posts and can't find, but info from Mercury News says rumor.  uppityperson   Jan-02-08 09:52 PM   #157 
  - Locking.  mcscajun   Jan-02-08 11:35 PM   #164 
 

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