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    Default Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Default Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    Nothing to hate if they're cooked properly....

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    Default Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    one of the local community farms was struggling during the lockdown (their usual curriculum of afterschool kids' programs on hold) so they had the idea to do "goat hikes" as a fundraiser. Taking a small herd of goats on a hike through the woods was exactly as funny as you'd imagine.

    Having said that... they're total assholes. If I had to spend more than a few days with them I'd develop some hatred, I think.
    What color are their hands now?

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    I think people prefer cars and the goats keep getting in the way. Or at least 2/3 of the time they do.
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    I like the cheese and the meat isn't bad at all. I wouldn't turn my back on one and bend over.
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    In my younger days, they would turn 10 of us loose in a large arena with 20 goats with the assignment to catch them and bring them back. Great fun for 10 year olds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twodot View Post
    Explain to you?

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    9 posts, and I have trolled two people with obsessive personality traits .

    In a thread that is a pastiche of John Smith's gay thread.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluedog225 View Post

    This is why they are kept behind separate doors.


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    Default Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    sheep.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Wilkinson View Post
    This is why they are kept behind separate doors.
    bang!

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    Don't hate goats, but they absolutely have their devilish side. Smart, stubborn, and single-minded. If they want to BE somewhere, they will make it their current life mission to GET there. If they sense that you don't WANT them to do it... it simply doubles the motivation. You can almost hear them chuckling when they manage it. <G>

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    Bill will probably be back at the Hill Country Picnic the last weekend of this month.

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    Mine are about to revolt.

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    I inherited a pair of Nubian's, had them for years as "pets"
    They were every bit the friend that a dog is, although they can play rough and love it
    Daisy and Louie...
    They were a lot of fun and a bag of tricks. There was no mischievousness about it, curious and clever they are perpetually testing things to eat and can be obnoxious and always persistent in the manner of a child.

    Who knew prehensile lips could open a latch bolt? And when they do get in the house, they absolutely love to sample older first editions from the higher shelves...

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    The closest that I have been to a goat was at a racing stable on the south coast. They kept a billy to put in with the horses that needed companionship in the stable.

    The billy was tame enough, but would rear up and try a gentle butt if you were not paying attention.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peerie Maa View Post
    9 posts, and I have trolled two people with obsessive personality traits .

    In a thread that is a pastiche of John Smith's gay thread.
    Ruminating on this subject, I have to say that goats are psychotic nutjobs, but cute as the dickens (not Chuck).
    Keeping them as pets is totally gay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TerryLL View Post
    Ruminating on this subject, I have to say that goats are psychotic nutjobs, but cute as the dickens (not Chuck).
    Keeping them as pets is totally gay.
    You making your own bid for 1,000 posts? <G>
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    Lambasting goats?

    I would rather be brush-basting lambs!



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    If you have a problem with goats then you have a problem with me and I suggest you let that marinate.
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    I hear they are great at yoga.
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    Even better, yoga with goats on paddle boards under a full moon.

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    The psychoanalytical explanation of hatred of goats also known as "Orio Caprarum" is hard to define even Freud and Jung disagreed on this one.
    I love these goats especially when they have been processed into Satay Kambing.

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    Default Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    I dont hate the greatness people of all time like Michael Michael Jordan, Muhammed Ali, Mickey mantle, etc, im just jealous.

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    Well, you certainly are vying for the GOAT trolls. Keep trying, you've got a ways to go. A long ways.

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    Why? Probably because goats are too smart.

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    There is nothing quite as permanent as a good temporary repair.

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    Maybe it is not the goats fault but the humans fault. Goats are ecologically destructive. They can strip the land bare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahp View Post
    Maybe it is not the goats fault but the humans fault. Goats are ecologically destructive. They can strip the land bare.
    Oh yeah, and that's something humans have ever done. I think goats and humans are about equal in that regard, except goats just want to feed themselves, while humans want to subjugate all living things to their will.

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    #18 I have photos of my son when deployed in Djibouti Africa. Goats in the trees.
    Had I kept the 4 1/2 acres on my south side. I was going to fence it in.
    There is a breed of goat that eats Poison Ivy. I dearly love pygmy goats. Full growed Billy can ram you for fun.

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    There is someone in Victoria who will bring a group of goats to deal with blackberries. And then take them away again.

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    The kids are cute as................but MUST be entertained with lots of toys to play with.
    These toys must be changed everyday though or they will get bored very quickly.
    Then all hell will break loose as they try to find new ways to entertain themselves.
    The Adults.............very nice in a curry.
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    Default Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    Sheep have but a single aim in life - To Die In an Inconvenient Manner - Goats on the other hand like to die in a surprising manner.

    They each make a passably good curry.
    I'd much rather lay in my bunk all freakin day lookin at Youtube videos .

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