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Cougar Thread ???

Postby lcarreau » Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:44 am

Hope I'm not messin' 'round with a can of worms OR barking up the wrong tree ... but WHAT happened to the "Cougar" thread that was picking up steam two days ago ... anybody know?

I love cougars. :shock:
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby ExcitableBoy » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:04 am

Was this the tread about older womyn who are into young dudes?
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby The Chief » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:10 am

Looks like it .....
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Postby dadndave » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:23 am

It degenerated into a personal abuse contest so I sent it to the thread hospital where I will perform the necessary surgery so that it can continue to lead a useful life.

Sorry if that pisses people off but it seemed a better option than what appeared inevitable if it continued the way it was going.
What is this "scientific method" you speak of?
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby lcarreau » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:28 am

Reminds me of an excellent youtube video ...

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Postby The Chief » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:32 am

Must have been the rabid dogs that did it in.
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Postby lcarreau » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:41 am

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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby peninsula » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:05 am

lcarreau wrote:Hope I'm not messin' 'round with a can of worms OR barking up the wrong tree ... but WHAT happened to the "Cougar" thread that was picking up steam two days ago ... anybody know?

I love cougars. :shock:


No idea. They are amazing animals. I'd love to see one in the wild, I'm counting on it. The Fish and Game CA Commissioner who shot the beauty in Idaho appalls me, even if it was legal. Shooting a treed cat! WTF
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby dadndave » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:07 am

Ladies and Gentlemen, the thread has now been restored to OR for your peaceful entertainment.
What is this "scientific method" you speak of?
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby mrchad9 » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:10 am

dadndave wrote:It degenerated into a personal abuse contest so I sent it to the thread hospital where I will perform the necessary surgery so that it can continue to lead a useful life.

Sorry if that pisses people off but it seemed a better option than what appeared inevitable if it continued the way it was going.

Actually dadndave, I started a good thread and we had a nice discussion going. It was after someone moved it to off route the second day that the typical off route bickering began and made the thread useless.

If you guys would leave such threads in the General forums, both where such things are not allowed and where they would be diluted by more participants (since folks can see it on the front page), then such things wouldn't happen.

The thread was in good shape while it was in the California forum. Leave threads there and surgery won't be necessary.

Preventative medicine.
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby mrchad9 » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:14 am

lcarreau wrote:Hope I'm not messin' 'round with a can of worms OR barking up the wrong tree ... but WHAT happened to the "Cougar" thread that was picking up steam two days ago ... anybody know?

I love cougars. :shock:

You hadn't seen it for two days lcarreau because they moved it to off route. Where all interesting forums on SP go to die because it sucks the participation out of them.
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby dadndave » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:23 am

I imagine it got moved because it wasn't climbing related. I didn't move it so I can't comment further on that.

Moving it to OR certainly didn't suck your participation out of it.
What is this "scientific method" you speak of?
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby Enkidu » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:23 am

I am kinda new. What is off route?
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby dadndave » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:26 am

If you're logged in it's at the bottom of the forum list. It's where non-climbing related stuff belongs. It's very lightly moderated, in fact hardly moderated at all unless things get stupidly out of hand.
What is this "scientific method" you speak of?
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Re: Cougar Thread ???

Postby Josh Lewis » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:32 am

This sign will tell you everything you need to know. 8)

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