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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-16-09 12:11 AM
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Poll question: Did anyone before or after Michael Vick did his time get punished for
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running dog fights and is it now happening under the radar?

Poll result (20 votes)
Dog fights stopped because of Michael Vick. (1 votes, 5%)Vote
Dog fights increased because of Michael Vick. (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Dog fights continue. (18 votes, 90%)Vote
Michael Vick was used as an example and... (1 votes, 5%)Vote
...it worked. (0 votes, 0%)Vote
...it didn't. (0 votes, 0%)Vote

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  -Did anyone before or after Michael Vick did his time get punished for babylonsister  Aug-16-09 12:11 AM   #0 
  - There was US dogfighting before, during, and after Vick's...  BlooInBloo   Aug-16-09 12:13 AM   #1 
  - Do you think he was made an example of something that still  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 12:16 AM   #2 
     - You gotta go to the more hick parts of the US to find it easily...  BlooInBloo   Aug-16-09 12:30 AM   #5 
        - It happens everywhere.  Are_grits_groceries   Aug-16-09 03:17 AM   #26 
           - "it only happens in select places" - Thankfully, I never said that.  BlooInBloo   Aug-16-09 03:19 AM   #27 
              - Alrighty. I stand corrected on semantics.  Are_grits_groceries   Aug-16-09 07:29 AM   #28 
  - Dog fighting will never end. I hate saying it, but it's true. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Aug-16-09 12:18 AM   #3 
  - It simply provided Vick with the brand of "15 minutes of fame" that no one wants  Amerigo Vespucci   Aug-16-09 12:25 AM   #4 
  - Yes, we will never know. But this guy went through the ringer for  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 12:36 AM   #6 
  - And the only difference between Vick and the guys who were never caught...  Amerigo Vespucci   Aug-16-09 12:48 AM   #8 
  - Jeebus, you've thought about this way more than I have.  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 01:11 AM   #16 
  - Mountain Swamp Kennels. Al White got 20 years.  flvegan   Aug-16-09 12:42 AM   #7 
     - Good, and thanks. Sounds like Vick did some good. Or woke some  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 12:48 AM   #9 
     - The only real good Vick did was shine a light on the ability to rehab fighting dogs.  flvegan   Aug-16-09 12:50 AM   #11 
        - How about the ability to get caught and do time for it? Not your life,  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 12:54 AM   #13 
           - Before Vick it was already a felony in, I believe 49 states.  flvegan   Aug-16-09 12:59 AM   #14 
              - What bigger price could he have paid? Seriously.  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 01:06 AM   #15 
                 - Compassion? Really?  flvegan   Aug-16-09 01:17 AM   #17 
                    - OK.  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 01:20 AM   #18 
                       - Seriously, when I find compassion for people?  flvegan   Aug-16-09 01:22 AM   #19 
                       - Yea, there's that compassion! I knew you had it in ya!  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 01:25 AM   #20 
                          - Have another drink.  flvegan   Aug-16-09 01:29 AM   #21 
                             - Insults? How interesting. And this makes you look good? Very compassionate.  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 01:41 AM   #22 
                                - Just stooping to your level, sister.  flvegan   Aug-16-09 01:45 AM   #23 
                                   - You insult me because we have a difference of opinion?  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 08:18 AM   #30 
                       - Fail.  LeftyMom   Aug-16-09 02:08 AM   #24 
                          - Now I need you to approve of my opinion? I don't think so.  babylonsister   Aug-16-09 07:53 AM   #29 
                             - Unlike you, I actually know the person you're insulting.  LeftyMom   Aug-16-09 02:13 PM   #31 
     - Of course it still happens  northzax   Aug-16-09 12:49 AM   #10 
        - You ended up at a dogfight and stayed to watch it?  flvegan   Aug-16-09 12:51 AM   #12 
           - Not by choice  northzax   Aug-16-09 02:39 AM   #25 
 

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