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Old 06-16-04, 12:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Man throws rattlesnake into crowded bar

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Old 06-16-04, 01:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What an idiot... no word on why, huh?
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What an idiot..
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he doesn't seem like the smartest person, here's hoping he gets the 5 years!!!
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i hope he goes to jail and is celled with a man named bubba

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Old 06-16-04, 02:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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this could have been much worse. they could have killed the snake, or the snake could have bitten somebody and brought on a slew of new laws for us.
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IDIOT! this is why reptiles are being banned everyday, cause of some idiot doing this. Then the Media tells everyone how bad snakes and reptiles are, thats just sick.

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WTF concept thats not cool, they'll be banning reptiles left and right is **** like this keeps happening.
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Old 06-16-04, 03:14 PM   #10 (permalink)
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did i say it was cool? I was laughing cause they guy is an idiot, is that OK with you? Their not gonna ban people from owning reptiles because 1 guy catches a wild snake and throws it in a bar
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You would be supprised at how anxios(I know I cant spell) some people are to pass a law saying all reptiles are banned.
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Old 06-16-04, 05:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The fact that the guy is looking at 5 years leads me to believe there are already laws against throwing venomous reptiles into crowded bars.

Even the most ignorant, snake fearing people in the world wouldn't think of the moron in this story as being somehow representative of people who keep snakes. Not every article you read about a bad situation and a snake brings us closer to a total world ban on snake ownership, let's be real here.

The media reports on these stories because the public, like all of us, have a fascination with snakes, but a story about an idiot throwing a snake into a bar sells more ad space than an story on brumation habits. Positive snake stories just aren't as interesting to the average person as they are to us (ever try explaining the word "het" to someone who isn't into reptiles or biology? see the eyes glaze over?) so all you get is the horror stories.

No anti-snake owner conspiracy, just the nature of mass media.
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Old 06-16-04, 06:01 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 06-18-04, 12:55 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Dude kept a rattler in his pocket?!?

He may be stupid, but he's got b*lls the size of watermelons(maybe bigger if the rattler bit them while down there)...

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Old 06-18-04, 08:21 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Ya, a 3 and a half foot snake in his pocket! Ha, must have been a really tall guy with huge pants on. I'm supprised he didn't get bit trying to get it in his pocket!

What a life. I bet any money he just did it so he could get to the bar and get a drink with out having to wait in line.
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