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  • Keep Out Bears!

    Posted by Dan from Madison on February 9th, 2013 (All posts by )

    Here at ChicagoBoyz HQ North, we take nature seriously.


    15 Responses to “Keep Out Bears!”

    1. Jonathan Says:

      Where are the bears?

    2. Dan from Madison Says:

      Northern Wisconsin, apparently.

    3. Jonathan Says:

      Pass a law prohibiting bears from opening trash cans.

    4. Dan from Madison Says:

      I agree.

    5. Mike Doughty Says:

      The trash dumpster in our community has that same latch. The bears haven’t figured it out yet, as they have several other types that have been used in the past. They are highly intelligent and I’m sure will eventually get it done.

    6. Dan from Madison Says:

      Sounds like you also need an ordinance passed as Jonathan noted.

    7. Mike Doughty Says:

      Like our “lion-free zones” and “no defecating zones” for deer?

    8. Sam L. Says:

      In Juneau the dumpsters have a latch that unlatches upward–which bears could only do if up on the cover.

    9. carl from chicago Says:

      That’s about as useful a law as the one on the books prohibiting Chicago citizens from owning handguns but I don’t want to hijack this thread :)

    10. Will Says:

      When I lived in Gotham, the two guys on the second floor referred to themselves as “Bears”. They threw a lot of parties, and had a lot of burly friends. Never met the wives, though…

    11. Jonathan Says:


      Your neighbors?

    12. Jezzy Says:

      well isn’t that specieist?

    13. Smock Puppet, 10th Dan Snark Master and ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Advocate Says:

      }}} Like our “lion-free zones” and “no defecating zones” for deer?

      “In-Garden Consumption Free Zones” in all local neighborhoods?

      I long ago arranged for a no-stupidity zone in Washington, DC.

      That’s been about as effective as any gun ban.

    14. Will Says:


      A similar species, though I suspect my fellow tenants a different genus. The Boys On The Bridge, more Ursus americana, than the big fellers in 2B, who were most certainly Ursus horribilus.

    15. Tim Says:

      As a Wisconsin native, I choose to believe that message is for the helmeted sort of Bear.