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  1. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    After watching the Greatest American Dog the other day on tv.. I thought it would be fun to have a Chaz Training Competition - or something like that.

    For example - a trick will be picked for the dogs to preform. And at the end of the week we can post videos of the trick. Whoever wins can pick the task for the next week.

    Anyone up for the challenge?
     
  2. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    I want. Depending on the trick though, a week might not be enough time.
     
  3. noludoru

    noludoru Bored Now.

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    How about we start with easy enough things that can be taught in a week..... and once the game gets going then we let people pick tricks that are more advanced..
     
  4. Zoom

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    Good idea, though I think we've tried this before and it never goes as well as one would hope.
     
  5. corgipower

    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    So who's gonna judge the videos?

    And what about people like me who don't own a video camera?
     
  6. noludoru

    noludoru Bored Now.

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    I figured we'd do some sort of poll....

    And I have no idea what to do for people who don't have a video camera. For those who don't would taking pics of the trick work?
     
  7. corgipower

    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    I don't have a camera either.
     
  8. Maxy24

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    and whatever trick we choose can't already be known by any of the tricks we choose or that would be cheating. I might do it with Phoebe but my video's quality will be awful.
     
  9. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Not sure... anyone want to be an impartial judge? And for those dog that know the trick... maybe have trick A and trick B - you have to do either one in that weeks time.. so that anyone who wants can participate.
     
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    I would be game! :p
     
  11. corgi_love

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    Wait.. So if we teach our dog a trick, the judge decides if it's perfect enough..? Or how would that be judged? By completion? I'm not sure I understand how it would be 'judged' other than by completion.
     
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    Can't participate , but sure will watch and vote . I was personally disappointed in the program !
     
  13. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    I like the idea of a poll, I would be up for it.
     
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    lizzybeth727 New Member

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    Great idea! I like the idea of the poll too.

    I didn't see the show the other night, wasn't too impressed watching the previews... Was it any good?
     
  15. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Vote for who you think did the task correctly (or most correctly?)
     
  16. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    with the most style... of course all the chaz dogs will do it right
     
  17. bubbatd

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    Too many froo-foos for me !
     
  18. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    froo-froos?

    Small fluffy paris hilton dogs? What?
     
  19. corgipower

    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    Yea..the pick them up and carry them around and dress them in cutsie clothes type. The type that really do think their dogs are little kids in fur clothes.
    :rolleyes:
     
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    We should also make some criteria to judge by, things like willingness to perform/ enthusiasm, completion of task, hesitation etc. and we also need to make sure we are all training up to the same level as in, do the dogs have to be at the point where they are off hand signal and on to only vocal command or does it not matter? Just some ideas.
     

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