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We've all heard the old phrase "You look like your dog just died." It's an expression we use to tell recipients that they look unbearably sad.

The fact that it is an old phrase shows the emotional attachment people have to their dogs. A dog so often isn't just a mere animal. They become part of the household unit. They pose in family photos. They become beloved family members .

So it is with Uga.

For more than 50 years, the situation has been this: Other colleges have mascots. The University of Georgia has an icon -- and a part of the UGA family.

Uga VI, the reigning descendant in the line of UGA mascots, died Saturday of heart failure at his Savannah home.

He truly embodied the spirit and determination of UGA athletics. He was the winningest football mascot UGA ever had; the team went 87-27 on his watch.

That lucky dog.

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patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 07/03/08 - 03:58 am
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People can assign value to

People can assign value to any critter or plant they wish to. It's called an idiosyncrasy.

imdstuf
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imdstuf 07/03/08 - 09:38 am
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He is out of his misery now.

He is out of his misery now. He does not have to sit and listen to a bunch of drunk rednecks who tried to bark like him, but were so drunk they could not do that, or spell the word "dog" right.

NotyourDadsBuick
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NotyourDadsBuick 07/03/08 - 10:41 am
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I bet right now he's licking

I bet right now he's licking his butt clean at the big doghouse in the sky.

dorotheaBeneA
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dorotheaBeneA 07/03/08 - 11:45 am
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This was terribly sad to hear

This was terribly sad to hear and to read as I have an English Bulldog and have had others in the past. They are wonderful dogs, sweet and full of love for their owner. UGA VI was a great dog, yes, he is in the dog spirit world enjoying life freely without the hot southern temperatures.
God bless him. , (and he will too)

devilishlymad67
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devilishlymad67 07/03/08 - 12:51 pm
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imdstuf I am not a football

imdstuf I am not a football by any means but comments like the one you posted here, well they make me wish someone had forced your momma to have an abortion instead of letting you breath. Bless her poor heart for having to deal with you each day.

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Farful 07/03/08 - 03:21 pm
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Hey devilish, that's pretty

Hey devilish, that's pretty harsh. From under which rock did you crawl ?

Farful
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Farful 07/03/08 - 03:21 pm
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and you are really not a

and you are really not a football by any means ? what the heck does that mean ?

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