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Oooooo, how I'd love to join the circus!!


...at least to work with the tigers and elephants.
When the Ringling Bros. Circus was in town, and Bud and I were walking along the seawall, at the back of the Civic Center they were hosing down the tigers and feeding the elephants before their long journey to the next city. Bud and I watch. Altho, I didn't have my camera with me, I snapped a few photos through my smart phone. I would have loved to reach through the fencing, unharmed, and scratched the tiger's belly....
















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24th ~ Chocolate
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WEEKEND FUNNIES


A man is caught by cannibals. To escape the Island of Cannibals he has to survive 3 tents. In the first tent is ten bottle of Vodka. In the second tent there is a tiger with a toothache. In the third tent he has to sexually pleasure a lady. So he goes into the first tent and about 10 minutes later comes out so drunk that he is about to pass out. He goes into the second tent. For about 20 minutes you here the man screaming and getting scratched. He comes out and he says: "Where's the lady with the toothache?"

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Two guys were hiking through the jungle when they spotted a tiger. One of the guys reached into his pack and pulled out a pair of Nikes. His friend looked at him.
"Do you really think those shoes are going to make you run faster than that tiger?"
"I don't have to run faster than that tiger. I just have to run faster than you."

56 comments :

  1. Great shots. I've always wanted to run away with the circus.

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    1. ...well, I would like to experience it. But not for a livelihood. LOL

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  2. I'm glad you didn't try to scratch THAT belly... did you ever read "Water for Elephants"? I really enjoyed it and your post reminded me of the book...

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    1. ...the book is here, I haven't read it all the way through yet. But will.

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  3. I enjoy the circus.

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    1. ...it's fun for us 'youngsters at heart'.

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  4. I would like to scratch their bellies too, but somehow I don't think I would come out of it unharmed!
    I like the jokes. :)

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    1. Oh I'm sure we'd both get scratched up some, don't you? LOL

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  5. Neat. I have never had any desire to run away to the circus though.

    My Oooooo's are at http://hindmarsh-island.com/?p=766

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    1. well, I would like to experience it all...for at least one day.

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  6. Ooooo, I sure wouldn't be poking my fingers through that fence to scratch a tiger... Great shots!!

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  7. I too enjoy watching animals. I am not sure that I would want to run away with the circus though. That would entail helping take care of those animals and they are ... animals, wild animals at that and I am sure smelly, messy, and moody with all the traveling around that they do and always expected to perform. Great photos!

    Be sure to check out my recent post, it refers to our theme song question. Though the hubby helped with the research, the post is written from my perspective. Just an FYI, my hubby doesn't have a problem with my posts at all and sees very little risk in their postings. Believe me, if he felt otherwise he would let me know.
    I look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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    1. ...thanks!! It really boils down to my thinking ----Size DOES matter. Those elephants and tigers are a lot bigger than me. Spells D A N G E R.

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  8. I enjoy watching them, but I don't dare get close to those wild animals! Happy weekend, Anni.

    oooo ~ path

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    1. what? scared of a little kitty like that?





      ME TOO.

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  9. I love circus':) Last week-end I went to Madame Zingara - http://theatreofdreams.madamezingara - a human circus, no animals, but the most amazing trapeze artists, it was such a fun evening! You should have a look at the website!

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    1. ...a human circus? Ours here in the USA have both animals AND trapeze artists.

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  10. Those are great shots of magnificent animals. Oooo, so tempted to reach through the cage and give the tiger a belly rub! The last time I watched a circus show was about two decades ago :(


    Sreisaat Adventures

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    1. I know one thing....your "ooooo" post literally made me ooooogle the beauty of it all.

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  11. Nice shots with your phone! That tiger really did appear to present his belly for a rub...I love the big cats!

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    1. ...me too. Tigers 'specially.

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  12. The Ringling Brothers circus still travels around? Oooooo, didn't realize until now! ;b

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    1. ...if my memory serves me correctly, when sold to Mattel™ --it was names Ringling Bros...instead of Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey.

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  13. Great photos! And great jokes, too!

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    1. ...glad to know you enjoyed the photos and phunnies today.

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  14. I don't want to join the circus because I cannot grow a beard, I prefer to just watch the show. Love the jokes.

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    1. oooooooo, love your humor in your comment. Good one.

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  15. Hello Anni.
    Great pictures you show with circus animals.
    Wishing you a good Saturday night :)
    Hanne Bente

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    1. ...glad you enjoyed this post today Hanne.

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  16. Great photos and cute jokes. Thanks for the chuckles Anni and have a great weekend.

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    1. ...glad you stopped by and enjoyed Denise...have a great weekend yourself.

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  17. Good Jokes! I've never thought of putting a joke in my blog or anything like that.
    Great take on this week theme but you always come up with something great.
    Yes, it would be interesting to scratch the big kitty belly.
    Mine is up and the coffee is on.

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    1. rub the belly for luck? And end up being scratched or bitten off.

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  18. Cool shots of the circus animals. I like the elephants. Cute funnies. Have a great weekend, Anni!

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    1. ...thanks Eileen. Have a super weekend to you too.

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  19. i like the hay all over the elephants' backs. :)

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    1. ...why do they do that? Is it also to keep themselves cooler, like when they do that with water?

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  20. Annie, you are a hoot!
    Those are great shots with a phone camera... Thanks for taking us to the circus.

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  21. Too funny! That is one big belly the tiger has! Love the elephants! Happy Critter/Circus Day!

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  22. love your jokes.

    As far as the circus, Barnum and Bailey came through town and I got tons of pics. I guess that I'll post about it sometime although lots of bloggers are opposed to circuses.

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    1. ...but it's your blog Yogi....post what you WANT.

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  23. Great shots of the circus animals!

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  24. Beautiful shots.

    Pomeranian, your comment is always highly appreciated! Have a great weekend.

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    1. ...thanks. I enjoyed reading about Chelsea.

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  25. Great views of these circus stars! Adore the photo of the tiger stretched up on the wire!

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    1. ...isn't that a fantastic pose?

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  26. I have not been to a circus with animals in decades, and won't ever go again.....what kind of life is this for the animal captives? It horrifies me....

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  27. I think I'll be happy just looking at the circus! I'll come to see you. sandie

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  28. HaHaHa!
    The circus is always so much fun!
    What a life eh?

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  29. I think if you would have reached in to scratch the tiger he may have scratched you back :)

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