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  • Entertaining Your Goats

    Not for the faint of heart!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSBHpJmjk9k

    A little help from The Beach Boys!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIkJg...eature=related
    The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
    Winston Churchill

  • #2
    Music should be "Goats just want to have fun" from Cyndi Lauper.

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    • #3
      Frank why are you surfing the net for goats?
      (the goat bridge was funny!)
      "The Threat of Internet Ignorance: ... we are witnessing the rise of an age of equestrian disinformation, one where a trusting public can graze on nonsense packaged to look like fact."-LRG-AF

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        #4
        It's another of those sidebar links thingys. I was looking for something on bridges and it just took off from there.
        The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
        Winston Churchill

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        • #5
          Sure! I believe you! Thousands wouldn't, but I know you were an engineer type in a previous life...

          Going to go and stare at the nieghbour's goat now...
          "The Threat of Internet Ignorance: ... we are witnessing the rise of an age of equestrian disinformation, one where a trusting public can graze on nonsense packaged to look like fact."-LRG-AF

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          • #6
            It looks like something designed by MC Escher.

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              #7
              On the subject of goats, here's a ham radio operator I repeatedly contact who has become "alpha goat" to two wethers, Rooster and Peanut. They follow him wherever he goes, especially packing into the Colorado Rockies. They carry some of his gear, including a few thousand dollars worth of equipment. (Don't worry, it only weighs a few pounds.)

              View this clip with caution if you're subject to vertigo or motion sickness. The camera is mounted on the back of the goat.

              He also is owned by a Peruvian Paso named Lucy.
              Last edited by Frank B; Aug. 30, 2010, 03:57 PM.
              The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
              Winston Churchill

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              • #8
                Frank - that is so cool.
                Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                -Rudyard Kipling

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                • #9
                  VERY cool!
                  Also uber-cool that the goats don't just take off and go wreak havoc somewhere, LOL!

                  But those heights! Yikes...I got queasy watching the Goat Bridge video for heaven's sake!
                  You jump in the saddle,
                  Hold onto the bridle!
                  Jump in the line!
                  ...Belefonte

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                  • #10
                    There is a place in North Georgia called the Dillard House. They have an awesome restaurant, hotel and a petting zoo complete with goats, sheep and a huge long-horn cow among other things. One of the goats will hop on a pile of rocks in the middle of the pen, leap from there to the back of the cow and the cow will then deliver the goat to the fence where it will jump out. Then the resident border collie will keep it contained until someone comes along to put it back in the pen.
                    Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.

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                    • #11
                      There is a quaint café in Coombs on Vancouver island where the roof is made of sod and they have goats living up there!

                      http://lh5.ggpht.com/_eSlzPwbEBSc/Sk...0/IMG_3910.JPG
                      "The Threat of Internet Ignorance: ... we are witnessing the rise of an age of equestrian disinformation, one where a trusting public can graze on nonsense packaged to look like fact."-LRG-AF

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                      • #12
                        Oh dear. How dangerous. Goats have been known to attack from above.

                        With no warning.

                        Don't be a victim!

                        http://www.goat-trauma.org/victim.shtml


                        Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                        Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                        -Rudyard Kipling

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                        • #13
                          "Hello, Orkin? Yes, I'm calling about some pests. I can hear them running all over the roof."
                          "Have you seen or identified any of these pests?"
                          "Yes, we're infested with goats on the roof. Can you help?"
                          "No, nobody has figured out how to get rid of goats. Just name them ma'am."

                          You jump in the saddle,
                          Hold onto the bridle!
                          Jump in the line!
                          ...Belefonte

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                          • #14
                            Al Johnson's Swedish restaurant in Door County, Wisconsin has goats on a sod roof also. My daughter, many years later, still talks about the restaurant with the goats eating grass on the roof!
                            "Your best can be worn at any length"- Jason Mraz

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                            • #15
                              Yeah sure, it starts with cute vids of goaties and their play pretties. You get a few does and a couple of bucks, and a passel of good intentions. Next thing you know you're being goat raped in the snow. The worst part is, you can't tell anyone. They don't want to spend that much time standing next to your smelly a$$.
                              "Rock n' roll's not through, yeah, I'm sewing wings on this thing." --Destroyer
                              http://dressagescriblog.wordpress.com/

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                              • #16
                                OMG! OMG!!

                                Pack Goats!
                                The Peanut Viewfinder!!
                                Goat Trauma Foundation*!!!

                                you guys are killing me.....

                                *in case noone else did this:
                                run your mouse over their logo

                                I may have wet myself just a bit...
                                *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
                                Steppin' Out 1988-2004
                                Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
                                Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

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                                  #17
                                  Is it just me, or have there been an awful lot of goats cropping up in commercials lately?
                                  Are we being brainwashed for their big takeover?

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPEhfSlymOM

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrEgrX7BRek

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTUGotCR2Og

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOskBqXj1T4

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtBir...eature=related

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw267Zw2A20
                                  Last edited by Frank B; Sep. 3, 2010, 09:19 AM.
                                  The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                                  Winston Churchill

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                                  • Original Poster

                                    #18
                                    Looks like two got into something they couldn't get out of...

                                    HELENA, Mont. – Two young goats wandered onto the thin ledge of a railroad bridge and spent nearly two days high above the ground until rescuers in a towering cherry picker plucked them from their perch, hungry but safe...
                                    COMPLETE ARTICLE:
                                    The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                                    Winston Churchill

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