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Who do you feel worse for? The tiger or the 17 year-old?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Jan 4, 2008.


Who do you feel worse for?

  1. The Tiger

  2. The 17 year-old

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Last week, a tiger got out at the San Francisco Zoo, and allegedly mauled a 17 year-old to death. The tiger was also put down. The zoo reopened yesterday, and a makeshift memorial was set up for the tiger. No word about a memorial for the kid.

    There are questions about the teen and his friends drinking, taunting the animal.
  2. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Tiger wasn't put down. It was shot while mauling one of the other kids. Put down kind of implies an animal being put to sleep, IMO.
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I'll await word on the taunting aspect. I hates me a tiger taunter.

    I thought he was 19, though.
  4. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    "Allegedly" mauling.

    There was no trial.
  5. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    If the kids did anything to cause this tiger to get out or incited it to attempt to get out I don't have a whole lot of sympathy for them, even if the wall was too low. A memorial for a dead tiger is a bit ridiculous though.

    Kids dumb enough to do shit like climb a fence to tease animals at the zoo eventually grow up to be parents too dumb to raise their kids.
  6. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    OK, allegedly mauling, and I voted for the kid.
  7. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

    "That tiger ain't go crazy; that tiger went tiger!", Chris Rock
  8. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    I vote for society.
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I blame soccer.
  10. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I blame Canada.
  11. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    The original thread on this story must be on page 25 by now. Story's at least a week old.

    You been off the planet for a while, Poin?
  12. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    No, I didn't present it as a news story. I thought of the poll when I saw this picture:

    Tigers>>>>>>>>boozing, taunting teenagers
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