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    Lock Your Cars!

    There are thieving goats out there...



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    That's pretty baaaaad news
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    It is incomprehensible to me that someone could have the job of policeman and believe a story like that. I am appalled that a witness really believes that he saw that.

    I do understand that superstition and ignorance is prevalent on this old world. However, it is hard to believe that a policeman is that far from reality. How did he become a policeman?

    I do understand that many millions of people in the USA have superstitions (Don't walk under a ladder, Friday the 13th, etc.). The superstitions are ridiculous, however a man turning into a goat is thousands of times further from reality.

    I am so thankful that I was able to get an education so I am not ignorant and superstitious. Just think of the brain power that is wasted because they are not educated.

    Sorry for the rant.

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    I suspect that since a large majority of the world outside the U.S. eats goats, he was taken in for "Questioning" and will meet his fate with a spit roaster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim C Bradley View Post
    It is incomprehensible to me that someone could have the job of policeman and believe a story like that. I am appalled that a witness really believes that he saw that...
    What? Like you've never seen a man turn into a goat? Then again, you probably didn't go to high school in the '70s...like I did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post
    What? Like you've never seen a man turn into a goat? Then again, you probably didn't go to high school in the '70s...like I did.
    Sounds like your high school was better than ours... but not a lot better.

    @Darren: watcha mean "outside the US"? Goats are delicious... ... ... well edible anyway...

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    If it was a goat out robbing/stealing, it was probably unemployed, & if so, I guess it would be safe to say... they have Billy Idol in custody?
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    @ Jim sorry to say its a reminder of just how far up the chain you live in the USA. You have min standards req to be a Police officer. Sometimes in the land of the blind the man with one eye is king



    This remind me of some of the superstitions I came across in SA. The one i have never forgotten is the one related to putting empty gallon size paint cans or bricks under the legs of a ordinary bed to raise it off the floor.

    The logic and reasoning behind this had nothing to do with any practical kind it was felt that the higher one was off the floor the safer one was from the Tokoloshe.


    @ Vaughn so i will match your goat and raise you one tokoloshe. There are way more where that one came from.


    I can see it now in the headlines........"Ex woodworker gives up lathe and fine woodworking shop" ...... August 16 Reuters news breaking story ...."Famous Californian woodworker Jim Bradley today decided to pass on all his tools to his son Glenn while committing to following in the footsteps of that most famous of African explorers, David Livingston. Subsequent to seeing an article on thieves turning into goats Jim committed to venture forth into the heart of Africa to open a school to educate Policemen and dispel myths".......go for it Jim.
    Son Glenn was heard saying.....Dad i dont have space for all your stuff.
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    The police may just have been placating the locals. Although, on Wierd or What? there was an article about US police taking seriously the appearance of a lizard-man and a hugely oversized wolf, amongst other things.

    Goat is delicious, BTW. We have a large Caribbean contingent in our church, and once a year we have a Caribbean dinner, which usually includes curried goat, and often flying fish. I'm told the fish are shot over dogs from shore...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post
    What? Like you've never seen a man turn into a goat?
    The only thing I've seen and old man turn in to is a "coot"

    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Tulk View Post
    Goat is delicious, BTW. We have a large Caribbean contingent in our church, and once a year we have a Caribbean dinner, which usually includes curried goat, and often flying fish. I'm told the fish are shot over dogs from shore...
    I've heard it is better than lamb, but I can't seem to find it anywhere (cuz I love lamb).

    My brother works in Nigeria (oil company). I just shudder at some of the things I hear.

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