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Lions in 2017

Post by R!skysports on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 7:29 am

Are a little bit overstated

Do you Think tigers or even leopards deserve more media exposure

Do you think Lions on TV is an outdated concept from when Richard (or even David) Attenborough was an amateur and in the day of professional productions as well as of course the over crowding in nature programming on multiple channels it is time to retire the lion

Your thoughts please


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Post by TheMildlyFranticLlama on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 7:57 am

This kind of overt speciesism is exactly what I've come to expect from the current political climate, but absolutely cannot be tolerated!

#LionLivesMatter

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Post by TJ on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 10:12 am

Think of the poor wildebeast! or gazelle for that matter. always we see the lions killing these nice chaps and no one thinks of them!

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Post by Cyril on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 10:28 am

I thought Dickie Attenborough was more into dinosaurs than Lions.

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Post by Barney McGrew did it on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 10:29 am

A grizzly bear will always beat a lion in a fight off.
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Post by LondonTiger on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 12:03 pm

TheMildlyFranticLlama wrote:This kind of overt speciesism is exactly what I've come to expect from the current political climate, but absolutely cannot be tolerated!

#LionLivesMatter


Frankly your view on this matter bears no relevance. As a species indigenous to South America your contact with the lion can only be via the media.

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Post by R!skysports on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 12:04 pm

TJ wrote:Think of the poor wildebeast!  or gazelle for that matter.  always we see the lions killing these nice chaps and no one thinks of them!

We will have none of the new age nonsense here...

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Post by SecretFly on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 3:22 pm

Back in the old days of Empire (God Bless it Sad ) those touring Alfa-men often bagged a sack of Lions before breakfast.  Those good old days are gone now and now the new generation of beta-male players spend the days in between games doing something called 'training' and fashion-shoots.  Laugh  What a joke our modern ways are.  Lets get back to real Trophies coming home.

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Post by tigertattie on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 3:33 pm

"Lion Country: Night and day" on ITV is quite a good watch though!

Narrated by someone who sounds awwfy like Liam Neeson but isn't Liam Neeson!
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Post by Scottrf on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 3:35 pm

Lion has been nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars.
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Post by SecretFly on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 3:37 pm

tigertattie wrote:"Lion Country: Night and day" on ITV is quite a good watch though!

Narrated by someone who sounds awwfy like Liam Neeson but isn't Liam Neeson!

Is it like a kind of Lion soap? "Charles, the resident male Lion, has gown tired of Rachel, one of his wives, and decides to go down to the Waterhole for a few drinks with the lads."

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Post by tigertattie on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4:04 pm

SecretFly wrote:
tigertattie wrote:"Lion Country: Night and day" on ITV is quite a good watch though!

Narrated by someone who sounds awwfy like Liam Neeson but isn't Liam Neeson!

Is it like a kind of Lion soap?  "Charles, the resident male Lion, has gown tired of Rachel, one of his wives, and decides to go down to the Waterhole for a few drinks with the lads."

It actually is!

There's one pride who are ruled by three brothers! They've got messed up manes and are called "the punks"
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Post by SecretFly on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4:08 pm

Hmmm..., not a fan of personalised wildlife narratives.
Plus................. gotta ask? Do they have those little 'making of' sections at the end of each episode where they take a look at the filmmakers? I detest those sections too.

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Post by Scottrf on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4:10 pm

Yeah those are a bore. Richard, the photographer spent 3 hours with the wheel of his van stuck in a ditch. Really...I don't give a f...
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Post by tigertattie on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4:38 pm

it's funny though when they show you Richard setting up a dozen cameras, sitting in a hide for 37 hours, having to sit in his own urine and cr@p (especially given he's got the runs), waiting for the perfect shot a family of elephants only for said elephants to trample over his cameras and he ends up with no usable footage!
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Post by SecretFly on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4:42 pm

tigertattie wrote:it's funny though when they show you Richard setting up a dozen cameras, sitting in a hide for 37 hours, having to sit in his own urine and cr@p (especially given he's got the runs), waiting for the perfect shot a family of elephants only for said elephants to trample over his cameras and he ends up with no usable footage!

Especially if the instigating elephant is that temperamental Bitch Suzie, who has always had it in for Richard from the very first day he arrived in her territory.

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Re: Lions in 2017

Post by Gwlad on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 5:26 pm

Pick a side then…..Aslan for Capt.

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Post by Luckless Pedestrian on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 5:46 pm

SecretFly wrote:Back in the old days of Empire (God Bless it Sad ) those touring Alfa-men often bagged a sack of Lions before breakfast.  Those good old days are gone now and now the new generation of beta-male players spend the days in between games doing something called 'training' and fashion-shoots.  Laugh  What a joke our modern ways are.  Lets get back to real Trophies coming home.

Damn those Alfa men and their Italian sports cars.

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Post by Exiledinborders on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 5:57 pm

Luckless Pedestrian wrote:
SecretFly wrote:Back in the old days of Empire (God Bless it Sad ) those touring Alfa-men often bagged a sack of Lions before breakfast.  Those good old days are gone now and now the new generation of beta-male players spend the days in between games doing something called 'training' and fashion-shoots.  Laugh  What a joke our modern ways are.  Lets get back to real Trophies coming home.

Damn those Alfa men and their Italian sports cars.
I am amazed the Alfa men ever got to the ground on time. Most Alfa owners spend most of their time at the roadside waiting for the AA.

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Post by SecretFly on Thu 16 Feb 2017, 6:23 pm

Damn those f**king 'Ph's and 'e's! My head is wrecked keeping up with them.
Meanwhile, the only Alfa I remember that ever existed in and around my family, never started without a mouthful of "f**k"s to get it going and then only kept going if the journey wasn't longer than to the front gate and back again.

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Post by tigertattie on Fri 17 Feb 2017, 10:01 am

Alfa-men?

Is this a prequel to the X-men?
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Post by Cyril on Fri 17 Feb 2017, 10:04 am

Alfalfa?

Someone's taking the pea.

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Re: Lions in 2017

Post by SecretFly on Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:45 am

Alfalfa is both nutritious and probably helps lose people pounds, if they drizzle a gallon of olive oil over it.


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Re: Lions in 2017

Post by LondonTiger on Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:53 am

4 Aslan (c)
5 Mufasa
8 Lion-O
9 Scar
13 Richard the Lionhearted (Disney's Robin Hood)
15 Cowardly Lion

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Post by Breadvan on Fri 17 Feb 2017, 2:26 pm

Folly farm has some lions now. Lazy buggers too..
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Post by R!skysports on Mon 20 Feb 2017, 12:40 pm

What happens if the lion sleeps tonight?

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Post by SecretFly on Mon 20 Feb 2017, 1:23 pm

R!skysports wrote:What happens if the lion sleeps tonight?

The black sheep devour him?

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Post by propdavid_london on Wed 22 Feb 2017, 11:38 am

LondonTiger wrote:4 Aslan (c)
5 Mufasa
8 Lion-O
9 Scar
13 Richard the Lionhearted (Disney's Robin Hood)
15 Cowardly Lion

Wasn't there a Lion in Bedknobs n Broomsticks?

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Post by SecretFly on Wed 22 Feb 2017, 12:30 pm

propdavid_london wrote:
LondonTiger wrote:4 Aslan (c)
5 Mufasa
8 Lion-O
9 Scar
13 Richard the Lionhearted (Disney's Robin Hood)
15 Cowardly Lion

Wasn't there a Lion in Bedknobs n Broomsticks?

Yes, that'll be number 2 - Hartley Wink


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Post by Griff on Sun 26 Feb 2017, 9:47 am

Wales tourists: zero.

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