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Old May 30th 2017, 5:26 am
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Hamerton Zoo keeper dies in 'freak tiger accident' - BBC News

Poor woman, sounds a hideous way to go. However, tigers are meant to use their teeth to kill things so trying to minimise it as a freak accident instead of a tragic collapse in protocol isn't too clever. I'd be pissed off if I knew her.

However, this has led me to mull on grisly ends:
A big cat or bear attack sounds petrifying but it's the killer sharks that truly terrify me. Shudder.
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Old May 30th 2017, 7:24 am
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I could fight a bear.
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Old May 30th 2017, 10:47 am
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Hamerton Zoo keeper dies in 'freak tiger accident' - BBC News

Poor woman, sounds a hideous way to go. However, tigers are meant to use their teeth to kill things so trying to minimise it as a freak accident instead of a tragic collapse in protocol isn't too clever. I'd be pissed off if I knew her.

However, this has led me to mull on grisly ends:
A big cat or bear attack sounds petrifying but it's the killer sharks that truly terrify me. Shudder.
DENTE i totally agree.....i have a major phobia about the sea (i don't go into it at all - as in swim in it - am ok with boat trips/jet skiing etc) and all because of sharks....i won't even go into an empty swimming pool because i start to panic, thinking a shark is going to emerge through a hidden 'hole' on the side of the pool....i know, i'm a complete head case lol.
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I could fight a bear over a packet of Marlboro reds.
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Old May 31st 2017, 4:35 am
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I'd let him have them. Pack of menthols, I'm in. Unless you want the Reds and I'll fight him for you?
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..i have a major phobia about the sea (i don't go into it at all - as in swim in it
i won't even go into an empty swimming pool because i start to panic, thinking a shark is going to emerge through a hidden 'hole' on the side of the pool..
What ! I thought you were all action person.

No snorkelling?
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DENTE i totally agree.....i have a major phobia about the sea (i don't go into it at all - as in swim in it - am ok with boat trips/jet skiing etc) and all because of sharks....i won't even go into an empty swimming pool because i start to panic, thinking a shark is going to emerge through a hidden 'hole' on the side of the pool....i know, i'm a complete head case lol.
when I go diving sharks are top of the list for things to see. rarely get to see them though!
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Baby sharks taste nice with some pepper
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Originally Posted by BEVS View Post
What ! I thought you were all action person.

No snorkelling?
snorkelling i've done before i had my fear of sharks - since then, not done it
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