Originally Posted by Snowolf
Additionally, defense from Bears really is a legitimate argument. In many bush villages in Alaska and Canada, armed citizens must escort kids to school because of Polar bears.
this! Black bears (most common where I live) are actually fairly timid and won't bother you if they have a choice. But polar bears just consider humans to be food that walks funny.
In retrospect, "Let's get the goat drunk"
should have been my cue to leave the party.