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Taco Bell Dog Dies ( I always thought he was a he..)
CBS47 NEWS ^ | July 22nd 2009 | Cakid1

Posted on 07/22/2009 1:31:55 PM PDT by cakid1

This is totally dumb but...

Remember the Chihuahua in all those Taco Bell TV ads?

Well, the dog has died at the age of 15.

And the dog's name kind-of gives a few things away.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: chihuahua; tacobell
Would the ad campaign still have worked if the dog had a woman's voice?
1 posted on 07/22/2009 1:31:57 PM PDT by cakid1
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To: cakid1
15*7=105

Does this mean eating Taco Bell helps you to live a long life?

2 posted on 07/22/2009 1:33:22 PM PDT by LukeL (Yasser Arafat: "I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize")
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To: cakid1

Funeral services will be at a local Taco Bell. Just don’t order anything with “meat” that day.


3 posted on 07/22/2009 1:34:07 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: cakid1

Maybe the dog was the Lauren Becall of chihuahuadom, and it was a woman’s voice all along.


4 posted on 07/22/2009 1:34:39 PM PDT by dmz
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To: cakid1

So does this mean two other animal celebrities will kick the bucket soon?


5 posted on 07/22/2009 1:35:01 PM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: cakid1

Spuds MacKenzie was also female.
They always use female dogs.
They train better, and there is no unsightly junk dangling on the TV screen.


6 posted on 07/22/2009 1:35:38 PM PDT by counterpunch (In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.)
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To: counterpunch

Except Lassie was always a male.


7 posted on 07/22/2009 1:36:53 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: cakid1
Almost all dogs shown on TV ads are female. It has something to do with that little fleshy piece that dangles for all to see, that the advertisers would rather not.

-PJ

8 posted on 07/22/2009 1:36:58 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (This just in... Voting Republican is a Terrorist act!)
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To: dmz
the Lauren Becall of chihuahuadom

tiparillo?


9 posted on 07/22/2009 1:37:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard)
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To: LukeL
Seen several charts and the seven years for every human year is not true. In high school they gave us a chart that was a curve and had initially seven to one but the older a dog got it eventually became one to one. Here's a newer one.

http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/age.htm

10 posted on 07/22/2009 1:40:56 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: LukeL
I couldn't believe Toxic Smell could be connected to long life in any way, so I did a little digging and found the 7 years rule of thumb is a myth. This dog->human age calculator shows the dog was only 76 years old.

http://www.pedigree.com/02All%20Things%20Dog/Dog%20Age%20Calculator/Default.aspx

Our family's recently deceased mutt was 17 years old, which equates to 100 years by this calculator.
11 posted on 07/22/2009 1:41:20 PM PDT by messierhunter
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To: cakid1

Where and when is the candle light vigil going to be held? I’d like to stop by, light my candle, pay my respects, get my face on the news and dump off a teddybear or something to add to all the other trash that will have to be picked up a couple days later after it rains.........


12 posted on 07/22/2009 1:45:21 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Who's your Long Legged MacDaddy?)
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To: dmz
The dog's voice was done by Carlos Alazraqui who is best known for playing Deputy James Garcia on “Reno 911.”
13 posted on 07/22/2009 1:45:40 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: messierhunter

I have heard the 7 year rule is a myth as well, however how can you really know what the human equivalent is? Anyway, Taco Bell is one of those things that taste a lot better than it looks or smells.


14 posted on 07/22/2009 1:45:58 PM PDT by LukeL (Yasser Arafat: "I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize")
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To: Political Junkie Too

Plus female dogs don’t mark their territory everywhere.


15 posted on 07/22/2009 1:47:57 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Talk about damning with faint praise .... when someone is best known for a role in Reno 911 (which I find sometimes hilarious)


16 posted on 07/22/2009 1:48:34 PM PDT by dmz
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To: counterpunch

“unsightly junk”

Speaking as a male, I don’t consider any part of my anatomy “unsightly junk”, particularly the part you refer to. I can’t speak for the canine world, but I would bet a male dog doesn’t consider it junk either. Try to remove any male creatures “junk” and you will find out how much we treasure it.-—JM

Actually - I am being a smart a—. When I read it I couldn’t stop laughing.-—Thanks


17 posted on 07/22/2009 2:00:13 PM PDT by Jubal Madison (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: cakid1

will the doggie be ground into tacos? jus axing ...


18 posted on 07/22/2009 2:01:57 PM PDT by webschooner (“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Mahatma Gandh)
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To: counterpunch

I didn’t know that...
Thanks..


19 posted on 07/22/2009 2:10:19 PM PDT by cakid1
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To: LukeL

Small dogs tend to live longer. Some of the big breeds like Mastiffs and Great Danes have a life expectancy less than 10 years. :(


20 posted on 07/22/2009 2:24:24 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: All

Always liked those commercials.


21 posted on 07/22/2009 3:08:34 PM PDT by pepperhead (Kennedys float, Mary Jos don't)
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To: pepperhead

bttt


22 posted on 07/22/2009 3:08:57 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: messierhunter

My vet has a chart on one of their walls for dogs and cats. It does it by weight and age.


23 posted on 07/22/2009 3:11:07 PM PDT by pepperhead (Kennedys float, Mary Jos don't)
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To: cakid1
Almost all dogs used in advertising are female. Think about what you would see from the rear view and you will understand why. You don't want people to see hairy dog testes when you are advertising food/beer/pretty much anything.
24 posted on 07/22/2009 3:13:43 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed, so how could it be redistributed?)
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