Save Bernd

image The opening statement says it all: "I swear by God, I will have this lovely rabbit for New Year's Eve Dinner if my account doesn't show a balance of at least 1'000'000 € by latest 31st Dec 2004!" Wow. It's cute rabbit blackmail. How low can you stoop? One million Euros is a lot. I'm not quite sure of the current exchange rate, but I think that's about a million dollars. But if somehow the world does band together and raise the ransom, then Bernd will be given to a bunny breeding farm "where he can spend the rest of his life as playboy in a way that we would all be jealous of." Will Bernd really be eaten if the money isn't raised? I'm doubtful (which is why I'm putting the site up here), though I should note that Europeans eat rabbit quite often... so maybe Bernd should be searching for ways to escape. The Free Bernd group (in German) is circulating a petition to demand Bernd's release. And Rabbit Company appears to be some kind of German militant group threatening to rescue Bernd by force. The plight of Bernd reminds me of all the fuss about Grendel a year ago. I've actually eaten rabbit once before in my life when I was in France years ago visiting my Aunt. It tasted okay, but I don't think it's something I'd do again. For some reason it's just really hard to stomach eating cute, fluffy animals.

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Posted on Mon Sep 06, 2004


By The Way...At The Bottom Of The Main Page It Doth Proclaim "THIS IS A JOKE" in tiny lettering...

Posted by tomdavees  in  uk :D  on  Mon Feb 14, 2005  at  04:34 PM
I know that bunny. It is bad. It should be killed, sorry to say.
Posted by Jemmy  on  Fri Feb 25, 2005  at  06:27 PM
tongue wink ive got to say rabbit is one of my favorite animals to eat is very good but really i dont know ywhy people have a problem with that just let us eat our rabbits either if their raised or hunted hunting is a fine sport and is part of sportmanship to eat what u kill im a hunter im proud of it and im american
Posted by jay  on  Mon May 23, 2005  at  02:15 PM
Oh my god. Down here in Australia we have a "Save Kiki" rage. Apparently a poor guy found a baby koala and called her Kiki. When he went broke he threatened to "kill and eat cute little Kiki" if he didn't have what would equal, to you, 900,000 dollars. So far he's raised 200,000.
Posted by Meerkat  in  Austrailia (I know it's misspelled, its on purpose  on  Fri Jul 14, 2006  at  11:32 AM
I'll just threaten someone in your family and eat them,hmmm but who to choose from sisters,brother....

so many to choose from.
btw An activist is on your butt.
Posted by screwyou  in  :=,  on  Mon Jul 09, 2007  at  12:56 PM
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