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Bear breaks into Circuit City
Rocky Mountain News ^ | July 15, 2008 | Alan Gathright

Posted on 07/15/2008 11:16:45 AM PDT by george76

A startled bear — perhaps hungry for a plasma TV — broke into a Circuit City store in Colorado Springs this morning.

"It's been pretty jumping this morning," ...

The ursine intruder shattered a glass sliding door to enter a customer pickup area and cracked a second glass door, before fleeing into a nearby residential neighborhood and disappearing.

"When I called my assistant manager, luckily the cops were still here and they verified my story,"...

It's been a wild time in the Springs, after residents reported see what might have been an African lion — or a big dog — Monday, triggering a safari by law enforcement and wildlife experts.

(Excerpt) Read more at rockymountainnews.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: animalrights; ar; bear; environment

1 posted on 07/15/2008 11:16:45 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Looking for iPhones in all the wrong places!


2 posted on 07/15/2008 11:19:26 AM PDT by Spottys Spurs
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To: george76

Did the sales people ignore the bear? They’re good at that.


3 posted on 07/15/2008 11:20:24 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Et si omnes ego non)
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To: george76

4 posted on 07/15/2008 11:21:00 AM PDT by Coffee200am
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To: jazusamo; SunkenCiv; LucyT; girlangler

The bear was probably fleeing some spandex clad crazed bicyclists.

ht comments


5 posted on 07/15/2008 11:22:17 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Forget about the woods... Did the bear Wii in Circuit City?
6 posted on 07/15/2008 11:23:00 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Whale oil: the renewable biofuel for the 21st century.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

No, they didn’t ignore him. They tried to sell him an extended warranty, and then refused to let him go until he paid for the broken door.

:-)


7 posted on 07/15/2008 11:29:16 AM PDT by Pravious
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To: george76

LOL!

Seems the libtards in both Colorado Springs and Boulder are getting their wish of living in harmony with wildlife, the only problem is the wildlife don’t seem to want to live in harmony with them.


8 posted on 07/15/2008 11:34:24 AM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: Pravious
I almost bought a TV at Circuit City once. It wasn't all that big, but it was close to $1000. The guy kept going on about the extended warranty, and I kept saying I had no interest in it. Finally, I said "If you mention the damn warranty one more time, I will walk out and you will lose the sale." He replied, "You're gonna want this warranty!"

I turned on my heel and walked out. The guy followed me saying, "Sir! Shall I ring this up? Where are you going? Sir?" I never looked back.

9 posted on 07/15/2008 11:35:36 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Et si omnes ego non)
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To: george76; nw_arizona_granny; MamaDearest; potlatch; Slings and Arrows; The Spirit Of Allegiance; ...

A couple of days ago, I opened the front door to find a year old bear standing in front of the storm door. After it went back into the yard, I followed it, clapped my hands, and said, “shoo, shoo.” It ran off.

I never, ever, speak to adult bears.


10 posted on 07/15/2008 11:36:55 AM PDT by LucyT (What happens in Denver won't stay in Denver... August 25 - 28, 2008)
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To: jazusamo
Seems the libtards in both Colorado Springs and Boulder are getting their wish of living in harmony with wildlife, the only problem is the wildlife don’t seem to want to live in harmony with them.

Seems there's a lesson in there about trying to coexist with radical Islam...

11 posted on 07/15/2008 11:37:38 AM PDT by Knitebane (Happily Microsoft free since 1999.)
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To: george76

“As far as we know the bear is still in the area but it not a threat to anyone,” Whitlock said.

Mt Whitlock...I’ll be the judge of that. So should I go pet it if it comes into my yard?...can my children frolic with him until someone captures him?...LOL....


12 posted on 07/15/2008 11:40:06 AM PDT by oust the louse (Terrorists are salivating over an Obama White House.)
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To: Knitebane

You make a good point and I agree.


13 posted on 07/15/2008 11:46:18 AM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: jazusamo
Seems the libtards in both Colorado Springs and Boulder are getting their wish of living in harmony with wildlife, the only problem is the wildlife don’t seem to want to live in harmony with them.

Seems like you're one of those FRetards who post without knowing WTF they're talking about....

14 posted on 07/15/2008 11:55:50 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: george76

The photo shows a very small bear. A mauling or two from a bear the size of a small pickup truck might evoke different reactions.


15 posted on 07/15/2008 11:57:27 AM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: r9etb

Hah! A little touchy are we?


16 posted on 07/15/2008 11:59:12 AM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: george76

Bears aren’t usually much trouble this early in the season. But for August-October,...

BTW, I found that even electric fences don’t always stop bears. ...depends on how trashy your neighbors are (or not, see north-south Range differences), and consequently, how frequent/persistent visits from the animals will be. Brenneke slugs from short shotguns (for speedy target acquisition and pointing characteristics) at close range seem to be the most likely effective, last-resort or hiking defensive measure.


17 posted on 07/15/2008 12:05:25 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: jazusamo
Hah! A little touchy are we?

Just sick of FRetards....

18 posted on 07/15/2008 12:06:45 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: george76
This whole situation is unbearable./Just Asking - seoul62......
19 posted on 07/15/2008 12:08:50 PM PDT by seoul62
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To: george76

hmmph... that’s where I bought my computer system a few months ago.


20 posted on 07/15/2008 12:09:49 PM PDT by bruin66 (Time: Nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.)
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To: familyop

The bigger adult bears take the best rural places which forces the smaller bears away.

When the PETA DOW types do their ‘catch and release’ program, the bears will likely be back within a week.


21 posted on 07/15/2008 12:10:51 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Does a bear watch Fox in the woods?..

22 posted on 07/15/2008 12:11:13 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: george76

“Here’s a mop — clean up the bear shit”.


23 posted on 07/15/2008 12:16:16 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (When hopelessness replaces hope, it opens the door to evil.)
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To: jazusamo

It’s funny, you know. Some of the women up here go on about the special knowledge they have of the bear. They have ways with animals, you see. The surface of my tea ripples when they walk by (the women—not the bear). ...reminds me of Jurassic Park.

But when the bear come in October, the same people pull all of their pets inside, leave all of their garbage outside, and lock the doors.


24 posted on 07/15/2008 12:16:20 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: george76
"The bigger adult bears take the best rural places which forces the smaller bears away.

When the PETA DOW types do their ‘catch and release’ program, the bears will likely be back within a week.
"

Yep. I saw four different bear in one spot last year. It will be interesting to count the overlapping territories this year, not to mention the sideshows (animal worshipers' legs being chewed off, will take a whole lot of eatin' for some).


25 posted on 07/15/2008 12:21:58 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: george76

Hey-I know that bear-he usually sleeps ‘til noon but before it’s dark he has every picnic basket that’s in Jellystone park.


26 posted on 07/15/2008 12:28:32 PM PDT by mrmargaritaville
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To: familyop

Yes, the PETA type and those wanting to live in harmony with bears and such usually don’t live where they’re affected by them and those that do too often make the animals more of a problem by feeding them or leaving garbage accessible to them, they’re not real bright.


27 posted on 07/15/2008 12:29:49 PM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: george76

During Pipeline construction a bear would wander by now and then. A wolf, too. A bear got into the camp, into the showers module and was hanging around drinking water out of the toilets like a big dog when somebody just getting up and on his way to breakfast in the mess hall stopped by to brush his teeth. Nobody got excited; just another day in the Brooks Range.


28 posted on 07/15/2008 12:35:55 PM PDT by RightWhale (I will veto each and every beer)
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To: george76

I lived not too far from that store. It must have come down hwy 83 from Black Forest during the night. Or.... now that I think about it...it might have come from the Air Force Academy and crossed hwy 25.

But there are bears and mountain lions in Black Forest sooo...

I have several friends that live in the forest and they have close encounters with wildlife all the time. One evening a mountain lion walked right passed their back porch while they were sitting on it. -A bit unnerving to say the least.


29 posted on 07/15/2008 1:26:01 PM PDT by Stourme
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To: george76

A bear broke into CC a while ago. It traded to $2/share today.


30 posted on 07/15/2008 1:29:22 PM PDT by July 4th
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To: george76
"When I called my assistant manager, luckily the cops were still here and they verified my story,"...

No doubt! lol

31 posted on 07/15/2008 1:38:50 PM PDT by TigersEye (Drill or get off the Hill. ... call Nancy Pelosi @ 202 - 225 - 0100)
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To: Stourme

32 posted on 07/15/2008 1:55:09 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: mrmargaritaville; george76

Thanks george76 for the ping.

Great minds...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2045881/posts?page=26#26


33 posted on 07/15/2008 9:25:01 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_________________________Profile updated Friday, May 30, 2008)
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To: LucyT

No, bears for pets, get a kitten.

Still it is fun to see them, when you are safe and can just watch.

Be careful, there may be a mother nearby.


34 posted on 07/15/2008 11:24:20 PM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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To: Coffee200am

Your photo is perfect for this thread.


35 posted on 07/15/2008 11:25:20 PM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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