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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Nope. Besides, I'm proof that you don't have to be a cowboy to hold on for the full 8 seconds.

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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

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    Canadian beef is much better.
    Technically speaking, moose meat is not "beef". But it is good to have options.

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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Only if he drifts through the south-west on horseback, slowly strumming a guitar to the tune of Guy Mitchells "Heartaches by the Number."
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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    This is serious guys and please answer the poll
    Of course I would. It's hard honest work.

    Your poll doesn't have an accurate choice to pick. Cowboys are not what you are portraying them to be.
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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Of course I would. It's hard honest work.

    Your poll doesn't have an accurate choice to pick. Cowboys are not what you are portraying them to be.
    I live in Alabama. They're exactly what he is portraying them to be.

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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    I live in Alabama. They're exactly what he is portraying them to be.
    No, it's not at all. A cowboy is a ranch or farm-hand, not a guitar-picker in an old pickup truck.
    He builds and repairs fences, feeds cows and horses, breaks horses, and is the general caretaker of an agricultural operation.
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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    No, it's not at all. A cowboy is a ranch or farm-hand, not a guitar-picker in an old pickup truck.
    There's no rule that says it has to be that way, but I've noticed a strong correlation.

    Cowboy is not synonymous with "redneck", but it's damn easy to confuse the two.

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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    This is serious guys and please answer the poll
    Sure, if that kind of life makes him happy, why not?

    But I'd do my best to make sure first that he doesn't take this decision easily, or doesn't even know about other options he might have. But, once he knows what it means, and takes an educated, deliberate decision for that kind of lifestyle, I say: Go for it!
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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    There's no rule that says it has to be that way, but I've noticed a strong correlation.

    Cowboy is not synonymous with "redneck", but it's damn easy to confuse the two.
    No, it's not easy to confuse the two. You guys are going by appearances and superficial stereotypes. Most men couldn't handle being a cowboy. It's too hard, and it's thankless work.
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    Re: Would you let your son grow up to be a cowboy

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    No, it's not easy to confuse the two. You guys are going by appearances and superficial stereotypes. Most men couldn't handle being a cowboy. It's too hard, and it's thankless work.
    They are the lyrics in the song with the slightly alterted name of the title.

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