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Old 09-04-2006, 04:39 PM
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as I first saw one of he's shows,, i wondered how much longer can
"man" go on..

well.. there is an end as much there is a beginning..

he was an artist KIA.
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Old 09-05-2006, 11:05 AM
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Irwin death, animal world revenge: Greer

The animal world has taken revenge on self-deluded animal tormentor Steve Irwin, according to expatriate Australian academic and writer Germaine Greer.

Writing in the British press following Irwin's sudden death, Greer said she had "not much sympathy" for the naturalist if he was grappling with the stingray that killed him on the Great Barrier Reef.

"As a Melbourne boy, Irwin should have had a healthy respect for stingrays, which are actually commoner and bigger in southern waters than they are near Port Douglas," Greer said in The Guardian.

She described Irwin's behaviour as "bizarre", noting the famed incident when he held his baby son while feeding a crocodile during a show at his Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast.

"The whole spectacle was revolting," Greer said.

"The crocodile would rather have been anywhere else and the chicken had a grim life too, but that's entertainment at Australia Zoo."

She dismissed Irwin's explanation that he had the situation under control and could not have slipped or stumbled.

"That sort of self-delusion is what it takes to be a real Aussie larrikin," Greer said.

"What Irwin never seemed to understand was that animals need space.

"There was no habitat, no matter how fragile or finely balanced, that Irwin hesitated to barge into, trumpeting his wonder and amazement to the skies.

"There was not an animal he was not prepared to manhandle.

"Every creature he brandished at the camera was in distress.

"The animal world has finally taken its revenge on Irwin, but probably not before a whole generation of kids in shorts seven sizes too small has learned to shout in the ears of animals with hearing ten times more acute than theirs, determined to become millionaire animal-loving zoo-owners in their turn."
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:49 PM
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Let's feed Greer to the lions.
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Old 09-06-2006, 12:41 PM
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Let's feed Greer to the lions.
They would have plenty to chew on!!...
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Old 09-06-2006, 12:43 PM
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I saw nigel marvin on the news yesterday he was nearly in tears
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Old 09-06-2006, 12:44 PM
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I saw nigel marvin on the news yesterday he was nearly in tears
Irwin was a charasmatic guy, everybody loved him....
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Old 09-06-2006, 07:33 PM
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Steve Irwin was interviewed last week about his favourite TV programmes. He said he liked Thunderbirds but Stingray had a special place in his heart.
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Old 09-06-2006, 09:54 PM
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i was starting to figure he was emortal, well he had a good run, and hes got a lot of respect to him
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Old 09-07-2006, 12:35 PM
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Steve Irwin was interviewed last week about his favourite TV programmes. He said he liked Thunderbirds but Stingray had a special place in his heart.
low blow man, low blow
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Old 09-07-2006, 01:07 PM
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low blow man, low blow
Shut your hole. I didn't say that out of disrespect. You see, you're forgetting Steve Irwin wasn't a boring, unfunny knob like you. I find it hard to believe someone like him would be up there, watching this site, going 'tut-tut, I am not amused'.
Man, I ****ing hate people like you.
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