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Bear drinks 36 cans of beer at Washington state park
Bakersfield Californian ^ | 8/17/04 | AP - Baker Lake, WA

Posted on 08/17/2004 9:43:16 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

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To: NormsRevenge
I never thought I'd have a use for that other than the occasional Does a bear pee in the woods? comment.
51 posted on 08/17/2004 10:18:38 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: NormsRevenge
There's a tear in my beer
52 posted on 08/17/2004 10:18:48 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (This Tagline for sale. (Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: hole_n_one
I hear ya.. ;-)

That's a keeper .. lol

53 posted on 08/17/2004 10:21:50 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... DNC & McAwful - Hairy Kerry now ..... hari kari later)
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To: NormsRevenge

Did they check for a zipper on that bear suit?


54 posted on 08/17/2004 10:22:34 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: NormsRevenge

55 posted on 08/17/2004 10:23:11 PM PDT by djf
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To: NormsRevenge

I just told my husband about this and he doesn't believe it.. We have been told that a black bear has been seen on our property where we are building a house, and at least we don't drink Raineer or Busch beer.


56 posted on 08/17/2004 10:23:30 PM PDT by Eva
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To: cmsgop
*ping*

beer

I know it's one of your top 2 favorite things.

57 posted on 08/17/2004 10:25:49 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: Lijahsbubbe

that was the most successful sales animal in the history
of beer....from the Land of Sky Blue Waters...


58 posted on 08/17/2004 10:27:06 PM PDT by Rakkasan1 (Justice of the Piece:Kerry/Edwards...so full of crap they need two Johns.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Make One False Move, Yogi, and You're a Throw Rug
by James Collier - November 25, 1999

Some time ago on NBC's Dateline there was story about how Yellowstone Park rangers are increasing their efforts to discourage bears from stealing food from park visitors. Last year apparently the bears were so brazen they were breaking into cars, RVs, and lockers to get at the food. One offical noted that certain troublesome bears, if they continued their thieving ways, would have to be put down for the sake of public safety.
Of course this got me thinking. Does this mean that a certain bear, one that is smarter than the average one, is in trouble? I can only imagine what they have planned for him:

[EXT. NIGHT -- Parking lot, Jellystone Park.]

[YOGI and BOO BOO surreptitiously approach a car. YOGI takes a peek inside and sees a picnic basket.]

YOGI: (rubbing his hands) Manna from heaven! Boo Boo, hand me the jimmy.

[BOO BOO pulls a long thin piece of metal out of a tool box and hands it to YOGI.]

YOGI: Thanks little buddy. Watch my back.

[YOGI attempts to open the car's door with the jimmy to little success.]

YOGI: Give me the crow bar.

BOO BOO: I have a bad feeling about this. We should just leave. If Ranger Rick --

YOGI: F*** Ranger Rick. He ain't got s**t on me. Never has, never will. Give me the f**ing crowbar, I ain't leavin' without this basket.

[BOO BOO reluctantly gives YOGI the crow bar. YOGI makes several furtive glances to make sure no one is around and takes the crowbar smashes the car window. Right at that moment YOGI and BOO BOO are hit with flood lights.]

RANGER SMITH: Freeze, motherf***er!

[RANGER RICK and a SWAT team with rifles in firing positions encircle the two bears.]

RANGER SMITH: This isn't a trank, Yogi! If you so much as twitch, you're a throw rug in my living room!

YOGI: We didn't do nothin', the car was like this when we got here!

RANGER SMITH: We got it all on tape Yogi. You're not getting out of this one.

[One of the RANGERS handcuffs YOGI and throws him against the hood of the car.]

YOGI: I didn't do nothin'! I want my lawyer!

RANGER: Shut up.

[A park service paddy wagon pulls up. The rangers shove YOGI in.]

YOGI: You can't do this to me! I'm an endangered species!

[The wagon pulls off. RANGER RICK walks up to BOO BOO and pats him on the shoulder.]

BOO BOO: I did what you wanted.

RANGER SMITH: And your government thanks you.

BOO BOO: My record's clear?

RANGER SMITH: We have one more job for you.

BOO BOO: (angrily) One more! You told me if I gave you Yogi, I got off scot free!

RANGER SMITH: (coolly) Your government needs you. We have reports that Magilla Gorilla is smuggling Panamanian bananas into the United States. Huckleberry Hound is dead. You're the only person who can get close.

BOO BOO: (slumps) Everytime I try to get out, you people pull me back in.

[fade to black.]


59 posted on 08/17/2004 10:31:05 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: NormsRevenge
"See that bear lappin' up that good ol' country water? Sure makes a big hairy guy like me thirsty! That's why I wrap my lips around that tall, sweaty, edible bottle of good ol' country Bear Whiz Beer!

As my daddy said, 'Son ... its in the water! That's why its yellow!'

Bear Whiz Beer!

Bear Whiz Beer, a liquid product of Animal Beverage Brewery, Animal Missouri

60 posted on 08/17/2004 10:34:27 PM PDT by asgardshill (The Republican's best weapon lies midway between John Kerry's nose and lower chin.)
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To: djf

Nice shot. "The Mountain is out."


61 posted on 08/17/2004 10:36:00 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Richard Kimball

"Agents then used a large, humane trap to capture it for relocation, baiting the trap with the usual: doughnuts, honey and, in this case, two open cans of Rainier. That did the trick."

Just goes to show you how they treat Republicans in Washington state these days. I am going to have to start watching out for myself here in California when I go out.


62 posted on 08/17/2004 10:36:41 PM PDT by Wooly
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To: Kryptonite

Haha...yes. The ultimate in kiddie advertising. There's a bar that I go to in Madison that has one of the bears. It's a plastic bear, about 3 feet high, riding a bicycle. The bicycle is on an electric carousel, and the bear bikes around and around...


63 posted on 08/17/2004 10:40:04 PM PDT by July 4th (You need to click "Abstimmen")
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To: Billthedrill

I ain't been up there in a coon's age, and I'm only thirty miles away...


64 posted on 08/17/2004 10:44:30 PM PDT by djf
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To: NormsRevenge

Another Busch hater!


65 posted on 08/17/2004 10:47:19 PM PDT by Marie Antoinette (The same thing we do every day, Pinky. We're going to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!)
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To: djf

Pretty country , thanks for that pic earlier.


66 posted on 08/17/2004 10:51:41 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... DNC & McAwful - Hairy Kerry now ..... hari kari later)
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To: Theresawithanh; GeronL; djf; NormsRevenge; Billthedrill
"This is too funny! I remember the Rainier Beer commercials, as I lived in Wash. State at the time!"

They were great commercials. I spent six years as public relations director for Rainier Brewery and you bet, we could have made hay with this story. I've also written two books about Mount Rainier, and have some classic (true) bear stories. At Mount Rainier they relocate troublesome bears about 25 miles away from tourist areas, and invariably the bears make it back to camp by the next morning.

67 posted on 08/17/2004 10:53:48 PM PDT by holyscroller
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To: holyscroller

The Hamms beer commercials from years ago were classics too.. I grew up watching the Twinkies and Vikings games and the Hamms bear in all kinds of garb and gimmicks.


68 posted on 08/17/2004 10:58:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... DNC & McAwful - Hairy Kerry now ..... hari kari later)
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To: SeeRushToldU_So
It stood up on that mountainside
like a hugh golden opal

I didn't know Buffet was a FReeper.

69 posted on 08/17/2004 11:01:49 PM PDT by BykrBayb (5 minutes of prayer for Terri, every day at 11 am EDT, until she's safe. http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: NormsRevenge; OldFriend

Yeh, I loved that Hamms bear too. Unfortunately we've lost both our classic Northwest beers, both Rainier and Olympia. Both breweries closed years ago. The best beer in the NW now is made by our own Billthedrill.


70 posted on 08/17/2004 11:03:08 PM PDT by holyscroller
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To: holyscroller

Hamms and Grain Belt and Schlitz.. ahh the memories

Minnesota was full of breweries not so many years ago. It's the water, yaknow. ;-)

71 posted on 08/17/2004 11:05:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... DNC & McAwful - Hairy Kerry now ..... hari kari later)
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To: NormsRevenge

I love this story soooooooo much!

(Okay, gonna go back and finish it now.)


72 posted on 08/17/2004 11:06:23 PM PDT by small_l_libertarian
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To: NormsRevenge

I love this story soooooooo much!

(Okay, gonna go back and finish it now.)


73 posted on 08/17/2004 11:06:26 PM PDT by small_l_libertarian
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To: small_l_libertarian

Wow. Double post. Might be my first.

(Guess people will be thinking I hang out with bears or something...)


74 posted on 08/17/2004 11:15:11 PM PDT by small_l_libertarian
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...
ping!

Please FReepmail me if you want on or off my infrequent ‘miscellaneous’ ping list.

75 posted on 08/17/2004 11:17:20 PM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Comrade Hillary - 6/28/04)
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To: hole_n_one

"Does a bear wiz in the woods?"


76 posted on 08/17/2004 11:27:45 PM PDT by dread78645 (Sorry Mr. Franklin, We couldn't keep it.)
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To: nutmeg
Agents then used a large, humane trap to capture it for relocation, baiting the trap with the usual: doughnuts, honey and, in this case, two open cans of Rainier
Perhaps my parents were on to something when the gave me my middle name, Dov, which means "bear" in Hebrew and Yiddish. Add a meat item, and I'd raid that trap.
77 posted on 08/17/2004 11:40:12 PM PDT by rmlew (Peaceniks and isolationists are objectively pro-Terrorist)
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To: BulletBobCo

was that a TV skit?


78 posted on 08/17/2004 11:45:40 PM PDT by rmlew (Peaceniks and isolationists are objectively pro-Terrorist)
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To: Mama_Bear

Your cub is on the loose!


79 posted on 08/18/2004 1:10:42 AM PDT by ValerieUSA
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To: Nick Danger
Obviously a Democratic bear ...

Any Beer But Busch


80 posted on 08/18/2004 2:55:17 AM PDT by grayeagle (Ronald Reagan -- the President of my lifetime.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Schlitz - UGH!. I wouldn't even steal that from my dad when i was a teen. It was just not worth it. It's only a click or two better than the absolute worst beer - Pabst Blue Ribbon. < /opinion rant>

Great post, norm, sounds like the bear would have a tough time at a race, it's all bud, bud light and busch beer, with some Rusty-Beer thrown in for good measure. Not so much Rainier of other fancy stuff.

81 posted on 08/18/2004 6:13:14 AM PDT by Fierce Allegiance ( "Stay safe in the "sandbox", cuz!)
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To: NYTexan; NormsRevenge

The Canadian bears are very tourist-friendly...

82 posted on 08/18/2004 7:10:56 AM PDT by mikrofon (Another Blue, eh?)
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To: Theresawithanh

"This is too funny! I remember the Rainier Beer commercials, as I lived in Wash. State at the time!

Rai-neeer-beeeeeeeeeeeeeer as the motorcycle cruises down the highway... "

Did you ever see the one by Bud where it had the motorcycle going into a tunnel, then you hear this 'Bud! 'Bud!' (like a semi-horn) and out comes a semi truck with a motorcyle splattered over the grill? Always thought that was a good response by Bud to the Rainier ad (which I thoroughly enjoyed as well).

Mama





83 posted on 08/18/2004 7:52:22 AM PDT by Mama Shawna
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To: NormsRevenge; WestCoastGal; glock rocks; tubebender

?Autobeerography?

Norm, You are gonna have to get a grip on this napping at the State Parks after the races.


84 posted on 08/18/2004 8:00:57 AM PDT by ChefKeith (Life is GREAT with CoCo..........NASCAR...everything else is just a game!(Except War & Love))
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To: BulletBobCo; WestCoastGal

ROFLMAO!!!!!!


85 posted on 08/18/2004 8:07:05 AM PDT by ChefKeith (Life is GREAT with CoCo..........NASCAR...everything else is just a game!(Except War & Love))
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To: Mo1

*snicker*
Who knew bears liked beers.


86 posted on 08/18/2004 8:52:56 AM PDT by Darksheare (If a tree fell on a mime in the forest, would he still taste like chicken?)
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To: NormsRevenge; ChefKeith

Now why did I think you would be the one to post this story???


87 posted on 08/18/2004 8:56:50 AM PDT by tubebender (If I had known I would live this long I would have taken better care of myself...)
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To: spectre

HA! : )


88 posted on 08/18/2004 8:58:32 AM PDT by DaughterofEve (W)
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To: Theresawithanh

Didn't Rainier use a Bear and Tom Toms in their commercials. I can still hear the "chant" but I can't remember the words...


89 posted on 08/18/2004 8:59:52 AM PDT by tubebender (If I had known I would live this long I would have taken better care of myself...)
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To: Lijahsbubbe
Hamms was the beer that used the bear and tom toms.

"HAMMS, THE BEER REFESHING'... or something like that.
90 posted on 08/18/2004 9:02:33 AM PDT by tubebender (If I had known I would live this long I would have taken better care of myself...)
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To: ChefKeith; All
Great story about the bear. The among the most beautiful of God's creatures. This thread reminds me of another great thread about bears some time ago. Here is a link to the video. BTW, that's me getting the salmon.

Me Fighting Bear for Salmon</font

91 posted on 08/18/2004 9:04:21 AM PDT by OldCorps
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To: HairOfTheDog
next he'll be smokin' cigarettes

Then that bear will NOT be receiving humane treatment - the locals would be out in force with torches and pitchforks hunting down that evil smoker...

92 posted on 08/18/2004 9:18:09 AM PDT by Chad Fairbanks (Real Men Like Bush)
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To: NormsRevenge

The Department of Natural Resources must now report this bear's alcohol consumption to the BMV. There goes his driver's license!


93 posted on 08/18/2004 9:40:53 AM PDT by Ghengis
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To: rmlew; Clemenza; PARodrig; nutmeg; NYC GOP Chick; cyborg; The Scourge of Yazid
Cerveza fria ping












94 posted on 08/18/2004 10:33:13 AM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat)
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To: msdrby; Corin Stormhands; g'nad; Darksheare; SAMWolf; Fedora; Overtaxed

ping


95 posted on 08/18/2004 10:35:17 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (Hey, Jerry Jones, build your own F'ing stadium.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hey Norm do you remember the beer that was LA finest... "Brew 102".... worst beer ever! (the plant was just off the 5 on the river just as hit you downtown LA from the south)


96 posted on 08/18/2004 11:08:16 AM PDT by tophat9000
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To: tubebender
I can still hear the "chant" but I can't remember the words...

As I remember it (I didn’t look this up)

"From the Land of sky blue waters....

Come the beer just made for you...

Hamms the beer refreshing...

Hamms the beer refreshing...

Hamms"

97 posted on 08/18/2004 11:19:37 AM PDT by tophat9000
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To: asgardshill

Firesign Theater bump!


98 posted on 08/18/2004 11:23:35 AM PDT by 7.63Broom (The Left- Poison for America's Soul)
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To: Nick Danger
Hold muh bear alert.

Post of the week award. Please come to the front desk to collect your prize.

99 posted on 08/18/2004 11:29:24 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: tubebender

Loved them tom toms.. the beer.. ehhh :-\

this bear never knew what hit him, probably 3.2 beer to ,,

Id sacrifcie that to a bear anyday ...

maybe he ate a bad batch of berries ... or pretzels :-)

How thumper doing?


100 posted on 08/18/2004 11:45:38 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... DNC & McAwful - Hairy Kerry now ..... hari kari later)
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