This is a discussion on Sheepdog moniker within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Not wanting to hijack another thread (meant to be half-way humerous and really objecting to the sheepdog label)
While the sheepdog moniker is accurate when ...
October 7th, 2006 02:08 AM
Not wanting to hijack another thread (meant to be half-way humerous and really objecting to the sheepdog label)
While the sheepdog moniker is accurate when describing people as sheep. Being a cowpoke, sheepherders in the old days were at best hated by us. In fact my biggest objection of that Brokeback mountain was when I saw the previews I realized they were sheepherders. I was more offended at the idea they were calling sheepherders cowboys than a couple of guys cheating on their wives with each other. Just a point of reference.
While Raaven had a good suggestion with the cowdog suggestion, back when our forefathers were on the trail the guys that watched over the herd at night were known as night riders.
While I realize as a point of reference using the sheepdog on this site would be easier, I just need to swallow my pride harder
"[T]he people are not to be disarmed of their weapons.
They are left in full possession of them."
Zacharia Johnson (speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention,25 June 1778)"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."
October 7th, 2006 02:08 AM
October 7th, 2006 04:14 AM
"hank the cowdog" rides again , 100% with ya and i ain't never going to watch that crap .
ps scariest movie scene ,the 'night ride' on the "cowboys" where the boy loses his glasses . bruce dern forever imprinted villian on a 10 year old
October 7th, 2006 07:07 AM
I would still rather be the herder and not the sheepdog.
While the sheepdog moniker is accurate when describing people as sheep.
October 7th, 2006 08:19 AM
What kind of dog am I?
I used to be a Devildog, so is a sheepdog a step up or down?
When you've got 'em by the balls, their hearts & minds will follow. Semper Fi.
October 7th, 2006 10:18 AM
October 7th, 2006 01:04 PM
I never had much use for sheep myself, Had a Cow dog that developed the taste for the Neighbors mutton though. That didn't help Neighbor relations much.
October 7th, 2006 01:49 PM
The use of the words, sheeple, wolves & sheeple-dogs is the the easiest way to break down society.
Everybody falls into one of those categories, that does not say you can't change from one category to another, but you are only in one at a time, depending on the topic.
As to preventing harm on another person(s), I know which category I fall into. Try this on everybody you meet, it will give you a good insight into the real world.
I practice this all the time, along with watching people to see what condition they are in (i.e...white, yellow..etc).
Quemadmodum gladius neminem occidit, occidentis telum est.-Seneca
"If you carry a gun, people will call you paranoid. If I have a gun, what do I have to be paranoid about?" -Clint Smith
"An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." -Jeff Cooper
October 8th, 2006 08:26 AM
Well i am with you dakota , i aint no dammed sheep nothin. That being said , i do admit to having been called worse from time to time , even by SWMBO LOL .
Make sure you get full value out of today , Do something worthwhile, because what you do today will cost you one day off the rest of your life .
We only begin to understand folks after we stop and think .
Criminals are looking for victims, not opponents.
October 8th, 2006 01:33 PM
It's not about the caliber you carry, it's about how you USE it.
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