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cranlsn
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#1 Posted on 6.10.03 1335.56
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I'll admit to being surprised not to see this out here yet, but since I'm going to Vegas this weekend I thought I'd bring it up.

I hadn't heard anything about this, until my Mom called me and said, "I guess you won't be seeing Siegfried and Roy this weekend", and told me the news.

As much as I can't imagine being Roy, I can't imagine what being in the audience must have been like. A co-worker and I agreed that our first instinct would have been to run like hell!

I guess this tops the story from a couple of years back when two of their tigers turned on each other...

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#2 Posted on 6.10.03 1352.00
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    Originally posted by cranlsn
    I can't imagine what being in the audience must have been like.


I heard on the local radio this morning that they thought it was part of the act.
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#3 Posted on 7.10.03 1051.31
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Was there a Simpson episode of the tiger having a flashback of Siegfried & Roy capturing him and then going nuts and attacked?
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#4 Posted on 7.10.03 2138.16
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I hate to admit it, but I kinda chuckled when I read this just out of the sheer irony.

That said, my prayers are with Roy Horn. A fine entertainer (I saw his show a few years back) and from all accounts, a pretty stand-up guy.
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#5 Posted on 8.10.03 0215.36
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Here (sfgate.com) is an article from Tuesday afternoon. Although still in critical condition, apparently Roy is conscious & able to communicate. There are comments in the article from Siegfried, who feels that the tiger became confused, & doesn't blame the tiger for acting instinctively. There's also a report that on the way to the hospital, Roy told the paramedics that he didn't want the tiger to be harmed. It's all very sad.
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#6 Posted on 9.10.03 0035.40
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    Originally posted by Net Hack Slasher
    Was there a Simpson episode of the tiger having a flashback of Siegfried & Roy capturing him and then going nuts and attacked?


You're thinking of "Anastasia", the white tiger who snapped and shredded Gunter and Ernst at Mr. Burns' Casino. That was in "$pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)" (1F08).

I wonder if they will edit that out now.

Steph
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