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    Clowns give me the creepy crawlies, but I don't think I was ever attacked by one as a child. Maybe I've just repressed the memory, because it's so horrific?
    Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.

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      Originally posted by fourh mom View Post
      In the interest of expanding this another page or two... I submit the following.


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN5YbfFszlI
      Ewwww, Clowns freak me out!!!
      MnToBe Twinkle Star: "Twinkie"
      http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/f...wo/009_17A.jpg

      Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!

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        Originally posted by fourh mom View Post
        In the interest of expanding this another page or two... I submit the following.


        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN5YbfFszlI

        Gawd....

        (and then I just had to watch Miley Cyrus "pole dance" - gawd, the pole dance better than she did...)

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          Originally posted by fourh mom View Post
          In the interest of expanding this another page or two... I submit the following.


          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN5YbfFszlI


          I particularly liked this and I don't care if I go to hell. It's going to be much more fun there

          http://www.best-you-tube-videos.com.au/funny-accidents/

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            Originally posted by arabhorse2 View Post
            For all y'all gettin' your panties in a wad, the goose who attacked me was much larger than my 6 y/o self. I seem to have survived mentally unscathed, and I'm sure this kid will be the same. However, I still get twitchy when I see my mother pick up a belt.....
            Mentally unscathed, hu? Not so sure about that. Maybe this explains quite a bit about you.


            Is there still room in the hand-basket heading to hell for me. I laughed pretty darn hard. The random donkey thing just put me over the edge and then the loose feathers at the end as the rhea ran away had me spewing on my keyboard.

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              Originally posted by vacation1 View Post
              Ever bemused by the necessity of explaining some things - I'm creeped out when people laugh at other people or animals in fear, pain and/or physical distress. Maybe with the audio turned off the video was a different experience, but if you had the sound on, the kid was screaming, sobs clearly audible, and that was not funny at all.



              Finally, someone takes that line of reasoning to its obvious conclusion.
              Exactly. I also felt extremely bad for little 'Thomas' and hearing him scream like that really upset me. I'm pretty sure that the Rhrea is totally used to being around that pony and donkey and he was just being an ass and justly deserved daddy's butt-kicking IMO. If that were my kid I would have done the same thing.

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                No Trub, it wasn't the goose. It was those danged flying monkeys that gave me nightmares and trauma as a child. The Wizard of Oz should be banned forevah!!!!
                Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.

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                  Laugh, and the world laughs with you.

                  Cry, and you get an eleven page thread on COTH.

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

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                    Originally posted by ADM7040 View Post
                    Some people feel compassion for the child, others don't and that is not going to change no matter how contentious the posts may become.

                    I tried to find a scared animal crawling away on youtube to see what the comparison would be like. That was a big mistake and I saw some horrible things. One of the tamer things I found was some US soldiers roaring at a small puppy in order to scare the puppy and make it cry. None of the soldiers touched the puppy and the puppy was not physically injured, but that puppy was terrified and it broke my heart to see that puppy's fear. The soldiers on the other hand, thought this was very funny, they were laughing so hard they were almost pissing themselves. Interestingly, the comments paralleled these postings as some people were writing that this was not funny at all while others were claiming it was hilarious. Some of those claiming it was hilarious were also pointing out that no actual physical harm had been done to the small puppy so it was just all in good fun.

                    No physical harm may have come to either the small child or the small puppy, but the fear they both felt was genuine to them, they were both terrified and I just cannot find any amusement in watching their fear on video.
                    Agreed.

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                      Originally posted by Alagirl View Post

                      (and then I just had to watch Miley Cyrus "pole dance" - gawd, the pole dance better than she did...)
                      Ditto. Oy.

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                        I didn't see it. Unlike the rest of you hellbasketeers, I don't enjoy watching poles suffer.

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                          Originally posted by dizzywriter View Post
                          I didn't see it. Unlike the rest of you hellbasketeers, I don't enjoy watching poles suffer.

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                            i thought it was funny

                            the part that really got me cracking up was seeing the pony looking back and moving faster before one sees the rhea stalking it. Pony was in control and was getting the heck out of there...

                            then the kid slowly trying to crawl away from the stalking bird..

                            then the random donkey

                            WTF....

                            i did feel bad for the bird for about a second, but I have lovebirds that can draw blood..so i can imagine how that one could hurt..plus we don't see what it does to the kid..but it probably got swatted good, but it ran away.

                            I still laughed......
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                              One more hellbasketeer here...

                              Who was bringing the adult beverages? Please pass one over here, I need to catch up with you guys!
                              Life is hard. Buy a freaking helmet.
                              Originally posted by meupatdoes
                              Whatever, go gallop.

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                                Originally posted by arabhorse2 View Post
                                No Trub, it wasn't the goose. It was those danged flying monkeys that gave me nightmares and trauma as a child. The Wizard of Oz should be banned forevah!!!!

                                Truer words were never spoken. *shudders*
                                Never explain yourself to someone who is committed to misunderstanding you.

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                                  Originally posted by JSwan View Post
                                  Laugh, and the world laughs with you.

                                  Cry, and you get an eleven page thread on COTH.



                                  cry about certain topics that shall remain nameless and you'll get an endless thread, eventually locked down!
                                  "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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                                    as a teacher and lover of all children i fully expected to come home tonight, watch this video, and weep...but instead i laughed for about 10 mins. all the dad says is "hold on tight!" when the kid (tomas) starts slipping, then says something i couldn't catch (maybe the name of the bird or pony?) and then calls repeatedly for paula, who i assume is the mother. but little tomas' cries didn't sound like abject terror to me...they did indeed sound like a kid who sees a spider (or even me when i see a spider :P) the whole video was just comedy gold :P
                                    My mare wonders about all this fuss about birth control when she's only seen a handful of testicles in her entire life. Living with an intact male of my species, I feel differently! WAYSIDE

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                                      Say what you want, Billy Ray is my parenting Idol! I've always wanted my daughter in slutty pictures and dating men twice her age. Truly, it's the only way to do it. How else does one expect to raise the next Lohan-esque pop starlette?

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                                        Originally posted by bigbaytb View Post

                                        i did feel bad for the bird for about a second, but I have lovebirds that can draw blood..so i can imagine how that one could hurt..plus we don't see what it does to the kid..but it probably got swatted good, but it ran away.

                                        I still laughed......
                                        I've watched it about ten times and it just gets funnier. The kicking is more of a get away kick, and not a Clockwork Orange move.
                                        2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                                        A helmet saved my life.

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                                          PerchX predicted in Horsey Stick Art that this would happen, a month ago! I just added the kid and took out the run-in shed.
                                          Originally posted by Percheron X View Post
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