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bluedigger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-28-11 05:06 PM
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20. Dogs are common in bars in New Orleans.
Just like the humans, "Be nice or leave".
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  -First they came for smokers, then pets: New York City Cracking Down On Bars That Allow Pets The Straight Story  Aug-28-11 04:12 PM   #0 
  - Not too long ago I was in a bar/restarurant in Amsterdam.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Aug-28-11 04:19 PM   #1 
  - Well some people might be allergic to pets, or may not want to smell like them  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 04:22 PM   #3 
     - Or may not want to have catshit in their food...  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-28-11 04:26 PM   #6 
     - Nope  JustAnotherGen   Aug-28-11 04:28 PM   #9 
     - I lick my ass at the bar all the time  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 04:32 PM   #10 
     - Not as long as you don't lick the plates when you're done.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Aug-28-11 05:09 PM   #22 
     - I think there are some bars that cater to that.  Randypiper   Aug-28-11 06:21 PM   #41 
     - Or have them jumping up on the table after pawing the litter.  RC   Aug-28-11 08:04 PM   #55 
     - I'd be okay with that  JustAnotherGen   Aug-28-11 04:27 PM   #8 
  - You would think they'd want to raise the class level of the joint...  pipi_k   Aug-28-11 04:19 PM   #2 
  - I've had dogs get into fights  Maine-ah   Aug-28-11 04:42 PM   #13 
     - Well, people with dogs that can't get along with others  pipi_k   Aug-30-11 09:45 AM   #70 
  - I'm dreadfully  JustAnotherGen   Aug-28-11 04:25 PM   #4 
  - I LOVE smoke free restaurants. Best thing that has ever happened!  Logical   Aug-28-11 04:26 PM   #5 
  - It's extremism  ixion   Aug-28-11 04:51 PM   #14 
  - Hey now, limiting choice is now seen as good. We saved the Indians and other people from themselves  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 04:55 PM   #15 
  - Yeah, no kidding  ixion   Aug-28-11 05:01 PM   #17 
  - You keep whining about "choice"  Hassin Bin Sober   Aug-28-11 05:16 PM   #25 
  - And you have a choice not to go to a bar that allows smoking - what's the big deal? (nt)  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 06:04 PM   #37 
     - only now - no fucking choice before the bans. Welcome to my old world. After 400 yrs we're square.  dmallind   Aug-28-11 07:24 PM   #46 
        - You could always open a non-smoking one back then, Wendy's went no smoking long ago  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 08:25 PM   #56 
  - "choice" is always limited. They even have laws prohibiting people from killing each other over  uppityperson   Aug-28-11 06:29 PM   #43 
  - Your right to swing your fist ends at MY FACE.  Odin2005   Aug-28-11 08:49 PM   #63 
     - aw, come on, you extremists want to limit EVERYTHING  uppityperson   Aug-28-11 08:53 PM   #65 
  - I have to wear shoes, clothes, etc in stores. Any different?  Logical   Aug-28-11 05:03 PM   #19 
  - Yes - why yes it is:  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 05:11 PM   #23 
  - Eliminating secondhand smoke in an enclosed area is extremism?  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-28-11 05:15 PM   #24 
  - It's called "no one makes me go to a bar, so I don't have to be around the smoke"  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 05:18 PM   #26 
  - You don't get it.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-28-11 05:23 PM   #28 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-28-11 05:25 PM   #30 
  - no-one makes smokers go to bars now so quit whining. nt  dmallind   Aug-28-11 07:26 PM   #48 
  - Yes, it is, because it removes CHOICE  ixion   Aug-28-11 05:24 PM   #29 
     - The choice to expose everyone around you to secondhand smoke?  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-28-11 05:26 PM   #31 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-28-11 05:28 PM   #32 
           - If I was an extremist, I would tell you not to smoke at all.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-28-11 05:31 PM   #33 
              - There is no god  ixion   Aug-28-11 05:40 PM   #36 
  - It's just sensible  dmallind   Aug-28-11 07:23 PM   #45 
  - spoken like an extremist  ixion   Aug-28-11 07:25 PM   #47 
  - spoken like a moron - thanks for proving mine. Now whine about this too.  dmallind   Aug-28-11 07:27 PM   #49 
  - If bars didn't provide toilets  XemaSab   Aug-28-11 07:35 PM   #51 
  - BTW ^that^ was as specious  XemaSab   Aug-28-11 07:43 PM   #53 
  - Second hand smoke is a danger to my health.  Fokker Trip   Aug-28-11 07:42 PM   #52 
  - You are free to smoke in the pricacy of your own home.  Odin2005   Aug-28-11 08:46 PM   #61 
     - yeah, it's YOUR world, we're just living in it  ixion   Aug-28-11 08:57 PM   #66 
  - K&R!!  edhopper   Aug-28-11 05:09 PM   #21 
  - me too!!!  leftyohiolib   Aug-28-11 05:23 PM   #27 
  - Word  XemaSab   Aug-28-11 06:26 PM   #42 
  - Me too. If you want to smoke, practice your filthy habit privately.  Odin2005   Aug-28-11 08:45 PM   #60 
  - Today in SF you would see all sorts of "service animals", not just dogs  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-28-11 04:27 PM   #7 
  - Whoever wrote that story doesn't know Oakland bars... George Kayes allows dogs and smoking...  LooseWilly   Aug-28-11 04:32 PM   #11 
  - Sounds like a great idea. It will protect pets from the second hand smoke they would be exposed  madinmaryland   Aug-28-11 04:33 PM   #12 
  - Yes when I think of Martin Niemollers quote, smokers come instantly to mond  Bluebear   Aug-28-11 04:58 PM   #16 
  - So true ~ so easy to take away freedom, so hard to get it back.  sabrina 1   Aug-28-11 05:02 PM   #18 
     - You took that SERIOUSLY?? Fucking Christ smokers are delusional martyr-wannabes. nt  dmallind   Aug-28-11 07:30 PM   #50 
        - Who's talking about smokers?  sabrina 1   Aug-28-11 08:41 PM   #58 
  - Dogs are common in bars in New Orleans.  bluedigger   Aug-28-11 05:06 PM   #20 
  - I prefer dogs to some of the people in the bars  FLPanhandle   Aug-28-11 05:37 PM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-28-11 05:38 PM   #35 
  - Next up? No kids!  sabrina 1   Aug-28-11 06:13 PM   #38 
  - Agree with you.  krabigirl   Aug-28-11 06:14 PM   #39 
  - When my mom was 6/7 her dad used to walk to the bar with her (talking 1930's here)  The Straight Story   Aug-28-11 06:19 PM   #40 
  - Authoritarians have taken over everywhere and in the process  sabrina 1   Aug-28-11 07:04 PM   #44 
  - Why would someone  JustAnotherGen   Aug-29-11 05:10 AM   #68 
  - Smokers are drug addicts.  Fokker Trip   Aug-28-11 07:46 PM   #54 
  - yeah, like ALCOHOL  Texasgal   Aug-28-11 08:36 PM   #57 
     - It certainly does when consumed in any large quantity.  Fokker Trip   Aug-28-11 11:18 PM   #67 
  - Don't Call It Frisco. Just say "The City"  left on green only   Aug-28-11 08:44 PM   #59 
  - only service animals are allowed around here  elana i am   Aug-28-11 08:46 PM   #62 
  - Uh, it seems obvious to me that pets in restaurants and bars would be a sanitation hazard.  Odin2005   Aug-28-11 08:53 PM   #64 
  - and if your pet smokes cigarettes, forget it.  rucky   Aug-29-11 05:29 AM   #69 

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