SPINOFF: Would you save a stranger or your dog?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Save a stranger or your dog?
    Your dog : (232 votes)
    59 %
    A stranger : (164 votes)
    41 %
  • Post # 3
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    7262 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I would ALWAYS save a human over an animal. It’s not even a question.

    Post # 4
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    216 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’ve asked my FI this question before. He said he would choose our dog hands down! He is our baby! 

    I love my dog so much…more than I love my FI sometimes =) hehe. And I would jump in front of a moving car to save him if I had to BUT if given the choice to save a human life (even a stranger) I’d have to save the stranger otherwise I’d live with the guilt forever.

    Post # 5
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    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    My dog is my second best friend. I would save my dog. <3

    Post # 6
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    5222 posts
    Bee Keeper

    @SoupyCat:  This reminds of that other thread of animal vs baby! 🙂 That one got super crazy.

    Post # 7
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    2061 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    My dog, no question…he means the world to me.

    Post # 8
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    9949 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    If it were my pet versus a child, I would save the child.  Maybe.  If it were my pet versus an adult, I’d save my pet and then go for the adult.

    Here is why: an adult has a better chance of surviving a bit longer in the water than a child.  So there is a chance you could save both.  

    Post # 9
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    1887 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I am horrified that people wouldn’t save a person first- so disappointing. 

    Post # 10
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    @Cory_loves_this_girl:  I agree. I would always have to choose to save a human being over any animal, even my precious, beloved pet. I would be devastated to lose my dog, but I could not not  try to save a fellow human if I had the power to do so.

    Post # 13
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    10992 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    @SoupyCat:  I know that this was not the question that you asked. However, I would be curious to know how people would vote if the question were, “Who would you want someone else  to save — their own  pet, or your  child or spouse?”

    Post # 14
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    50 posts
    Worker bee

    Hmmmmm…..I had a dog that I adored, as much as I might think I would save my doggie I know My instinct would kick in and I would automaticly save a human life 😉

    Jeeze im never going to a dog park with a pond agian on the off chance I fall in hahaha!!

    Post # 15
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    As horrible as it would be to lose a pet, there is no way I can justify its life over that of a HUMAN!  I would only hope that if I were the human drowning in this situation, that I would be saved.

     

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