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View Poll Results: What do you think of 'pibbles'
I think its great! 8 10.26%
Meh don't care 31 39.74%
I think its silly to try to call them something new 24 30.77%
chocolate covered raisins. 15 19.23%
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Old 11-24-2010, 06:30 PM
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Default Calling APBT types pibbles

I have noticed some people calling pittie types pibbles and just wondering what others thought.
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Old 11-24-2010, 06:35 PM
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It used to bother me tremendously when people would call them "pibbles" because it goes to the OTHER extreme side of the spectrum and makes me think that it's coming from the people who want to think they can just take their APBT out to a dog park and let them play with ALLLL the other dogs because "pit bulls are sooooo misunderstood and look at the wittle, itty, bitty, cuteybuttface pibble. AWWW".

But, I honestly do not care anymore. AS LONG AS the person who says it, and owns one, knows that they SHOULD NOT take an APBT to a dog park and realizes the propensity for dog aggression the breed has, and that they just plain and simple take responsibility for their dog and are smart about their ownership of the breed.

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I mean, I care more than NOT caring, but not enough to be seriously offended by it. And I definitely don't think it's great.
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Old 11-24-2010, 06:42 PM
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i find it vaguely annoying, but whatever. at least it construes friendly type feelings toward the breed.
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I see it along the same lines of calling Malinois "Melonhead" or calling a Corgi "Bunny Butt". Just a nickname and no big deal.
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I kind of find it annoying, but I don't really care.

What I found funny was one time I was walking Rebel and someone asked me if he was a "pibble" and I said "No, he's an APBT". She was like and quickly walked away Not the brightest girl in the world! LOL
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Old 11-24-2010, 07:36 PM
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I find it kind of annoying, but I think its cause the people that I meet who call the pibbles seem to be the rainbow unicorn and butterfly types that think every 'pibble' if raised right will love fluffy bunnies and other dogs.
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I think its just a nickname, doesn't bug me at all.
as usual, its the person using the word who pisses me off more than the word itself lol

Oh and I will forever call Romeo my little munchkinbigheadawahwah lol
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Thats different Fran, that doesn't annoy me. Now if you called every chi "a little munchkinbigheadawahwah" that would annoy me.

Thinking about it, it might also annoy me be the assumption that there is something wrong with APBT that they need a cutsie name to make them acceptable.
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It bothers me - probably why "dobie" bothers me.

Granted, I bet all the Chi people will hate me for this but I call them chih-HOO-uh-HOO-uhs.... it makes me giggle.
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Thats different Fran, that doesn't annoy me. Now if you called every chi "a little munchkinbigheadawahwah" that would annoy me.

Thinking about it, it might also annoy me be the assumption that there is something wrong with APBT that they need a cutsie name to make them acceptable.
Oh I misunderstood. I thought they were calling their OWN dog a pibble
like "aww look at my little pibble"

oh then yea, it would kind of bother me. They have a proper name, and I think it would give people the idea that they were 2 different breeds or something.. or that a "pibble" didn't have any of the problems that APBTs do. but they do, because they are the same thing
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