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    Angry Do you own any pets?

    This has gotta be the most ridiculous outrageous suggestion concerning climate change till date.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/env...ok-claims.html

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    Owners should consider doing without, downsizing or even eating their pets to help save the planet, according to a new book.
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    I am going to purchase 12 pizzas as pets and follow their advice.

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    All the hot air spewed by these "experts" is probably the biggest factor at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mendhak View Post
    I am going to purchase 12 pizzas as pets and follow their advice.
    Sounds to me like you're the kind of person that would eat your pets for dinner and not think anything of it.
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    Re: Do you own any pets?

    The real purpose of this article is clearly stated in the final paragraph:

    Mr Vale added: "Once you see where cats and dogs fit in your overall balance of things, you might decide to have the cat but not also to have the two cars and the three bathrooms and be a meat-eater yourself."
    Heh... my carbon footprint is bigger than yours...


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    Quote Originally Posted by mendhak View Post
    I am going to purchase 12 pizzas as pets and follow their advice.
    Sentient Pizzas? What will they think of next?
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    Quote Originally Posted by homer13j View Post
    The real purpose of this article is clearly stated in the final paragraph:



    Heh... my carbon footprint is bigger than yours...

    TBH, I have no idea how to get my carbon footprint measured.
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    Re: Do you own any pets?

    I want to have a cat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oceanebelle View Post
    I want to have a cat.
    to eat???
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    Climate is about the only change Barack talks about that I actually believe in.

    Too bad I don't share his view that my SUV or personal "gases" is what's causing it.

    OT: Never owned a pet, but if I did, I surely wouldn't consider "downsizing", especially by the method suggested, to satisfy some green hippie.
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    My fish always commit suicide before they're even given a chance to adversely affect the environment.
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    I have two shelter dogs. My only problem with the entire climate change argument is that it is our fault and it can somehow be avoided.

    http://www.globalwarmingart.com/wiki...rature_Rev_png

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    Re: Do you own any pets?

    Quote Originally Posted by crptcblade View Post
    My fish always commit suicide before they're even given a chance to adversely affect the environment.
    Fish? I always pictured you raising cages full of various rodents.


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    Quote Originally Posted by abhijit View Post
    to eat???
    That's the only reason to get them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by homer13j View Post
    Fish? I always pictured you raising cages full of various rodents.

    I can't afford that kind of real estate, not to mention the haircut.
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    Re: Do you own any pets?

    What's wrong with having two cars? Obviously you can't drive both at once.

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    Is that a challenge?
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