You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #4: hunger. and please, no shit about groceries [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » The DU Lounge Donate to DU
Tuesday Afternoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-04-11 09:40 PM
Response to Original message
4. hunger. and please, no shit about groceries
city people can be so ignorant. :eyes:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -PHOTO: How the HELL do you "hunt" this for "sport?" At what point does it seem like "fun?" Amerigo Vespucci  Feb-04-11 09:12 PM   #0 
  - It's a mindset I can't begin to understand:( nt  snagglepuss   Feb-04-11 09:15 PM   #1 
  - First, you have to brainwash yourself into thinking you're a "hunter"  flvegan   Feb-04-11 09:31 PM   #2 
  - I don't think that is necessarily fair.  YellowRubberDuckie   Feb-05-11 09:34 PM   #52 
  - I don't hunt, but my grandfather and uncles hunted to feed their families.  driver8   Feb-05-11 10:24 PM   #56 
  - I agree.  Badfish   Feb-06-11 03:43 PM   #64 
  - I'll be the first person  flvegan   Feb-06-11 04:50 PM   #69 
  - The orignal poster said "for sport"  HERVEPA   Feb-06-11 05:42 PM   #73 
  - And after reading the thread ..  Badfish   Feb-06-11 05:53 PM   #78 
  - They paint a broad stroke too...  YellowRubberDuckie   Feb-06-11 05:54 PM   #79 
  - If people need to hunt to eat...  Lucian   Feb-07-11 03:14 PM   #107 
     - My freezer works just fine  Crystal Clarity   Feb-07-11 04:07 PM   #111 
        - You can only keep one deer during the season.  Lucian   Feb-08-11 01:52 AM   #130 
           - Yes it does.  Crystal Clarity   Feb-08-11 02:26 AM   #131 
           - do you eat only one vegetable a year? argument fail.  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-08-11 06:43 PM   #144 
  - + 1,000000000000000. nt  Lorien   Feb-07-11 04:17 PM   #112 
  - so that means your ancestors were egomaniacs, right? got it.  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-08-11 06:48 PM   #145 
  - Awwwww, how sweet! Being in the Bambi generation,  Curmudgeoness   Feb-04-11 09:35 PM   #3 
  - hunger. and please, no shit about groceries  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-04-11 09:40 PM   #4 
  - yeah. plus lamb, goat, cows and chicken are cute too.  La Lioness Priyanka   Feb-04-11 10:24 PM   #10 
  - yeah. plus lamb, goat, cows and chicken are cute too.  La Lioness Priyanka   Feb-04-11 10:24 PM   #11 
  - I know, but I'm not addressing people who kill to survive  Amerigo Vespucci   Feb-05-11 04:15 AM   #22 
  - Don't be so sure about Ted.  A Simple Game   Feb-05-11 09:54 PM   #53 
  - I would venture to guess that everything the top 2% does is for "fun"  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-07-11 08:15 AM   #90 
  - Anyone can be ignorant...  LanternWaste   Feb-05-11 02:38 PM   #40 
     - imagine hunger. and yes, you too can be ignorant but, can you be educated  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-05-11 04:04 PM   #44 
        - He asked how they can do it for sport.  Iggo   Feb-07-11 10:35 AM   #94 
           - I don't know why "they" have decided to call it a "sport". --  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-07-11 10:09 PM   #118 
           - Zing! ... Whoosh!  Crystal Clarity   Feb-08-11 05:50 PM   #141 
           - .  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-07-11 10:09 PM   #119 
           - .  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-07-11 10:09 PM   #120 
  - Actually, they don't hunt the fawns. Nor the does. And then they  david13   Feb-04-11 09:42 PM   #5 
  - Don't know about California  MicaelS   Feb-04-11 11:00 PM   #14 
  - I don't know any of the rules. They had a show on tv last night,  david13   Feb-05-11 11:13 AM   #33 
     - i saw that show, it was disgusting  shanti   Feb-06-11 05:50 PM   #77 
  - Ummmm...  TheMightyFavog   Feb-04-11 11:36 PM   #16 
  - Fawns no. Does - sometimes.  OmahaBlueDog   Feb-05-11 01:46 PM   #36 
  - That is the morality to it. The doe situation is based on the fact  david13   Feb-05-11 02:33 PM   #39 
  - In Idaho they hunt does  jmowreader   Feb-06-11 04:18 PM   #68 
  - Gotta kill the does  AngryAmish   Feb-06-11 04:52 PM   #70 
  - Thank you. And for many farmers that cute animal is nothing more than a pest  LynneSin   Feb-07-11 11:51 AM   #95 
  - Even if this were true it would also be more honest than pulling up to a window...  alphafemale   Feb-04-11 09:45 PM   #6 
  - Ya shoot the adult males, not the fawns.  Odin2005   Feb-04-11 10:13 PM   #7 
  - Or when they are so over crowded they are no longer healthy  csziggy   Feb-05-11 12:13 AM   #19 
  - I second what you say. Protein on the hoof is going to be harvested one  hedgehog   Feb-05-11 05:33 PM   #47 
     - The coyotes here are too used to humans just like the deer  csziggy   Feb-05-11 10:37 PM   #57 
        - We had a neighbor about half a mile away who used to keep tigers.  hedgehog   Feb-06-11 01:51 PM   #60 
           - Yeah, aside from the ethics of keeping the big cats confined at all  csziggy   Feb-06-11 04:07 PM   #66 
  - +1000000000000000  we can do it   Feb-09-11 03:58 PM   #157 
  - Some people like to play with their food before eating it.  jobycom   Feb-04-11 10:22 PM   #8 
  - There would be lots more vegetarians if we all had to kill and clean our own meat.  davsand   Feb-04-11 10:24 PM   #9 
  - Been there done that  LynneSin   Feb-07-11 11:52 AM   #96 
  - Me, too. Which is why I'm vegetarian.  jobycom   Feb-07-11 03:02 PM   #102 
     - Never phased me that way but I have no desire to do it again  LynneSin   Feb-07-11 03:41 PM   #110 
  - I think there would be fewer.  Deep13   Feb-07-11 03:11 PM   #105 
  - You know what happens when hunting gets outlawed?  Archae   Feb-04-11 10:30 PM   #12 
  - The wolves and lions and other predators would keep that in check.  boppers   Feb-04-11 10:34 PM   #13 
  - The deer still have natural predator enemies.  JustABozoOnThisBus   Feb-05-11 06:18 AM   #23 
  - Deleted, double-click  JustABozoOnThisBus   Feb-05-11 06:18 AM   #24 
  - To be fair, the first natives killed off our lions 10,000 years ago  Odin2005   Feb-05-11 11:03 AM   #32 
  - I saw a mountain lion as recently as two years ago.  boppers   Feb-05-11 09:08 PM   #50 
     - They're cute too!  boppers   Feb-05-11 10:18 PM   #55 
     - Those aren't actual lions, though.  Odin2005   Feb-06-11 11:30 AM   #58 
  - Actually, in the East, coyotes are moving into the niche previously  hedgehog   Feb-05-11 05:35 PM   #48 
  - I've never understood that line of thinking in the slightest.  Xithras   Feb-07-11 12:53 AM   #87 
  - My story on why I support deer hunting.  TheMightyFavog   Feb-04-11 11:43 PM   #17 
  - Archae's picture may be a worst-case scenario as far as car-deer crashes go...  TheMightyFavog   Feb-04-11 11:49 PM   #18 
  - What if that was a motorcycle? Many of our brethren have been killed that way. dc  david13   Feb-06-11 05:41 PM   #72 
  - Only outlaws will have huntings?  jobycom   Feb-07-11 03:03 PM   #103 
  - Let's look at it from a different perspective...  WillParkinson   Feb-08-11 09:19 PM   #150 
  - When it's an adult.  krispos42   Feb-04-11 11:33 PM   #15 
  - From a wildlife management point of view  Mopar151   Feb-05-11 02:15 AM   #21 
     - Ewww. I've actually heard and seen that happen. (a predator after a deer)  Crystal Clarity   Feb-05-11 07:34 AM   #26 
        - Too late to edit, but I just now noticed  Crystal Clarity   Feb-05-11 09:00 AM   #28 
  - Don't kid yourself, Jimmy.  MilesColtrane   Feb-05-11 02:02 AM   #20 
  - I ate what I killed back when I still hunted.  hobbit709   Feb-05-11 06:51 AM   #25 
  - At the point when you get the paycheck for going on TV to prove you CAN'T SHOOT WORTH SHIT!  HopeHoops   Feb-05-11 07:50 AM   #27 
  - It's possible to be cute and tasty; many animals do it. Personally, I'd shoot something with a  Brickbat   Feb-05-11 09:09 AM   #29 
  - There's no need to hunt  Swampguana   Feb-05-11 09:11 AM   #30 
  - You're kidding me right?  LynneSin   Feb-07-11 11:57 AM   #97 
     - A friend's farm had so many deer  Inchworm   Feb-08-11 03:10 AM   #133 
  - There's no need to hunt  Swampguana   Feb-05-11 09:11 AM   #31 
  - You're Canadian and you're against hunting? What next,  david13   Feb-06-11 05:46 PM   #74 
  - My favorite part is when they talk about how quick a gunshot is...  WillParkinson   Feb-05-11 01:29 PM   #34 
  - +1000  flvegan   Feb-05-11 02:02 PM   #37 
  - Yeah, I'll bet it didn't...  MicaelS   Feb-05-11 03:50 PM   #42 
  - +1,000  Mad_Dem_X   Feb-07-11 02:41 PM   #99 
  - I'm sure the irony struck them, although not as hard as the bullets. n/t  krispos42   Feb-07-11 11:12 PM   #121 
  - As slow as a gunshot *sometimes* may be, it's faster than starving to death. eom  yawnmaster   Feb-09-11 04:09 PM   #158 
  - It comes along with  quakerboy   Feb-05-11 01:43 PM   #35 
  - OK, I'll answer  OmahaBlueDog   Feb-05-11 02:16 PM   #38 
  - Great post, exactly my feelings n/t  MicaelS   Feb-05-11 03:51 PM   #43 
  - plus a brazillion  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-05-11 04:32 PM   #45 
  - Thank you ... my feelings exactly ..... and I do hunt and fish ....  littlewolf   Feb-05-11 04:57 PM   #46 
  - The neighbor who hunts my land goes out with a camera  hedgehog   Feb-05-11 05:40 PM   #49 
  - Going out to kill an animal. Great way to bon with your kid  HERVEPA   Feb-06-11 05:48 PM   #75 
  - Many people certainly think so.  OmahaBlueDog   Feb-06-11 11:18 PM   #82 
  - It's far better than stuffing factory-farmed hamburgers full of shit into their holes.  PeaceNikki   Feb-06-11 11:32 PM   #83 
     - Or, they could be vegetarians, like my kids and grandkids (nt)  HERVEPA   Feb-07-11 09:54 AM   #93 
  - Such a long post that never addresses the issue of ..  Badfish   Feb-07-11 07:46 AM   #88 
  - Perhaps, like me, this poster  Crystal Clarity   Feb-07-11 08:11 AM   #89 
  - I don't think it's "Fun" in the sense of playing a game. I think it's more "sense of accomplishment"  OmahaBlueDog   Feb-08-11 05:11 PM   #139 
  - Ah, nothing like bonding with your kids than taking the life of something.  Lucian   Feb-07-11 03:16 PM   #108 
     - So, you don't fish with your kids?  OmahaBlueDog   Feb-08-11 05:11 PM   #140 
  - I imagine a lot of people get off on killing animals for sport  LanternWaste   Feb-05-11 02:41 PM   #41 
  - As cute as they are, you have to look at it from a preservation standpoint.  YellowRubberDuckie   Feb-05-11 09:28 PM   #51 
  - Texas has a briazillion hunters and a brazillion deer hit by cars.  jobycom   Feb-07-11 03:13 PM   #106 
  - Hunting has replaced wolves and other predators in controlling deer population.  Kaleva   Feb-05-11 10:07 PM   #54 
  - Pennsylvania still holds pigeon shoots which are beyond barbaric.  Altoid_Cyclist   Feb-06-11 11:47 AM   #59 
  - Interestingly, most respondents here have evaded the "sport" and "fun" aspects of your query.  Heidi   Feb-06-11 01:57 PM   #61 
  - Maybe it's because we don't really understand the mindset  Crystal Clarity   Feb-06-11 03:30 PM   #62 
  - but, really -- what isit, that is so hard to understand...  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 03:38 PM   #63 
     - Well, that sounds pretty callous.  HERVEPA   Feb-06-11 05:49 PM   #76 
        - oh dear ... go buy a steroid laden chicken in a store then...  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 06:45 PM   #80 
           - Do people think that cows die of happy old age and land on their plates?  PeaceNikki   Feb-06-11 11:39 PM   #85 
           - Maybe not. I'm a vegetarian. Next argument please.  HERVEPA   Feb-07-11 09:50 AM   #91 
              - That's YOUR choice, but please don't sermonize here.  Joe Fields   Feb-08-11 01:13 AM   #127 
              - That goes both ways...  WillParkinson   Feb-08-11 09:17 PM   #149 
                 - then do please explain. I'm all ears. So far, the "other" side  Joe Fields   Feb-09-11 08:30 AM   #152 
                    - I don't look down on omnivores...  WillParkinson   Feb-09-11 12:26 PM   #153 
                       - I marvel at people who think I can wave a magic fucking wand  Joe Fields   Feb-09-11 02:38 PM   #155 
                          - My sermon...  WillParkinson   Feb-09-11 03:01 PM   #156 
                             - You answered nothing. I was looking for a solution from the other side.  Joe Fields   Feb-10-11 12:50 AM   #160 
                                - As I said...  WillParkinson   Feb-10-11 01:24 AM   #163 
                                   - That is not what you directed to me originally.  Joe Fields   Feb-10-11 03:07 PM   #166 
                                      - Excuse me?  WillParkinson   Feb-10-11 04:46 PM   #167 
              - go suck a vegan hot dog then. next smart ass remark, please.  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-08-11 04:47 PM   #135 
  - Sport or fun may not be the proper words. One way or another  david13   Feb-06-11 05:34 PM   #71 
  - There are primal urges that we can choose not to follow.  HERVEPA   Feb-07-11 09:52 AM   #92 
     - Uh, yeah, I know. I didn't say I was a hunter, did I? dc  david13   Feb-07-11 09:28 PM   #115 
     - I didn't say you were.  HERVEPA   Feb-08-11 04:53 PM   #136 
     - Are you telling us that you have claimed the moral high ground?  Joe Fields   Feb-08-11 01:15 AM   #128 
        - OK  HERVEPA   Feb-08-11 04:54 PM   #137 
           - You must think you are really special.  Joe Fields   Feb-10-11 12:51 AM   #161 
  - People have hunted for 2 million years, so of course people find it enjoyable.  Odin2005   Feb-09-11 11:47 PM   #159 
  - I hate the thought but I understand the need.  Sky Masterson   Feb-06-11 03:57 PM   #65 
  - You DON'T hunt that for sport...  jmowreader   Feb-06-11 04:07 PM   #67 
  - Informative posting from Cornell University:  triguy46   Feb-06-11 07:34 PM   #81 
  - Much More Humane  On the Road   Feb-06-11 11:38 PM   # 
  - Much More Humane  On the Road   Feb-06-11 11:38 PM   #84 
  - Been asking myself that question for a long time. It is "fun" to some. To most? I wonder. nt  Skip Intro   Feb-07-11 12:38 AM   #86 
  - It's only a sport if  Mad_Dem_X   Feb-07-11 02:40 PM   #98 
  - If you live in the city, it's hard to understand, unless you have an open mind.  Joe Fields   Feb-07-11 02:44 PM   #100 
  - I don't hunt  Kali   Feb-07-11 03:01 PM   #101 
  - Imagine it's more than 18 inches away...  Deep13   Feb-07-11 03:09 PM   #104 
  - On the friends topic  RandomThoughts   Feb-07-11 05:15 PM   #113 
     - Head on fire?  Deep13   Feb-07-11 10:04 PM   #117 
  - Yup. You don't  Enthusiast   Feb-07-11 03:36 PM   #109 
  - I think it's built into the DNA. I don't hunt, but understand the folks who  Old Troop   Feb-07-11 07:52 PM   #114 
  - it's what cowards do  Skittles   Feb-07-11 10:02 PM   #116 
  - Would you call Native Americans cowards?  Kaleva   Feb-07-11 11:19 PM   #122 
  - anyone who kills for FUN is a COWARD - END OF STORY  Skittles   Feb-07-11 11:45 PM   #123 
     - I' ll take that as a Yes to my question.  Kaleva   Feb-08-11 12:00 AM   #124 
     - done  Skittles   Feb-08-11 12:05 AM   #125 
     - So, sport fishermen are cowards?  OmahaBlueDog   Feb-08-11 06:53 PM   #146 
  - have you ever in your life eaten meat?  Joe Fields   Feb-08-11 01:17 AM   #129 
  - When deer populations get out of control, I fully support allowing hunting  NuclearDem   Feb-08-11 01:01 AM   #126 
  - If you're starving, then it's fine to hunt...  WillParkinson   Feb-08-11 09:14 PM   #148 
  - Had some deer meat this evening  Inchworm   Feb-08-11 03:01 AM   #132 
  - Hunting sucks.  Highway61   Feb-08-11 06:56 AM   #134 
  - Dear Skinner, EarlG, & Mods: The Lounge??!!! Really????  OmahaBlueDog   Feb-08-11 05:06 PM   #138 
  - I hadn't seen this until it was moved.  HuckleB   Feb-08-11 05:54 PM   #142 
  - Absolutely adorable... I'll tell you how I hunt for what you call "Fun" or "Sport"...  Glassunion   Feb-08-11 06:38 PM   #143 
  - I fully understand the hunting for need argument.  panader0   Feb-08-11 08:11 PM   #147 
  - On the topic of where is the good  RandomThoughts   Feb-08-11 09:30 PM   #151 
  - All hunters are Neanderthals  OwnedByFerrets   Feb-09-11 01:50 PM   #154 
  - I'm not surprised you said that, since ferrets own you.  Joe Fields   Feb-10-11 12:53 AM   #162 
  - We like to play God when it comes to animals  Kaleva   Feb-10-11 01:30 AM   #164 
  - I don't know, but I do know that it's fun to eat meat  Hippo_Tron   Feb-10-11 01:53 AM   #165 
 

Home » Discuss » The DU Lounge Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC