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Cow-tipping myth hasn’t got a leg to stand on
Posted: 07 November 2005 02:16 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Found this at http://www.forteantimes.com

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1858246,00.html

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Posted: 07 November 2005 03:07 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I edited your post to turn it into a link.

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Posted: 08 November 2005 07:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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So this research doesn’t actually de-bunk the stories of cow-tipping, it just states that you need about 4 average-strength people, or 2 if you’re quiet. Well now i now the science behind the theory, i may have to put it to the test…..


Moo!

*Thud.*

Yup, it works.

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Posted: 08 November 2005 11:10 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Hey Mort come on down to Texas. I have a bunch of cows we can test that on.

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Posted: 08 November 2005 11:23 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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...Yeah, you can “go cow tipping” and not be successful.  Just like people go fishing, and don’t come back with fish.
...just b/c it’s not easy, doesn’t mean it can’t be done.

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Posted: 08 November 2005 11:56 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Dany - 08 November 2005 04:10 PM

Hey Mort come on down to Texas. I have a bunch of cows we can test that on.

Sure thing, either it’s me and you with silenced slippers, or get two more of your mates to help us. God-damnit, we’ll show these “scientists”!

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Posted: 08 November 2005 10:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I agree with the guy from Texas.  Here in Kentucky we tip cows too and are very good at it.  cows are stupid and it doesn’t take much

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Posted: 09 November 2005 12:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Yah, I’m a little confused.  The article starts out by making it seem like they will prove cow tipping to be a hoax, but then actually prove it is possible, jut not as easy as it sounds.

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Posted: 09 November 2005 07:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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...and drunk guys do usually travel in packs.

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Posted: 09 November 2005 08:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Maegan - 09 November 2005 12:27 PM

...and drunk guys do usually travel in packs.

Makes it easier to hunt.

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Posted: 08 December 2005 03:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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hello… I am new… please take pity.
I am researching cow tipping. In the UK my dad used to take me cow tipping in the night, when he came back from the pub.

He was hugely un-successful at it. His approach was to run full speed at the cow (sometimes, due to it being dark, he would accidently run into other objects by mistake, such as fence posts and parked vehicles). I am now thinking that his limited success was down to technique?

Is cow tipping more about creeping up and then simply flipping the cow, or was his approach best, running at full speed and trying to knock it over?

Also, does anyone know of any recorded instances of cows being hurt by doing this? Oh yeah, and is it a recognised sport in any country?

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Posted: 08 December 2005 04:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Bloglondon2012.com - 08 December 2005 08:04 PM

Oh yeah, and is it a recognised sport in any country?


It is rumoured that it is going to be a demonstration sport at the next Olympics…..
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