Favourite elements of the Wild West thread

The whole rush thing. No slow walkers to deal with in the Wild West. No, sirree!

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Lighting your cheroot by striking a match on your boot

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Maybe an opossum is just a possum in a cowboy hat?

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Only speaking in vowels and swear words.

Drinking straight bourbon out of a dirty glass

What’s oppposum? Nothing, what’s opposum with you?

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Entire town closing up so two angry lads can have a shootout on the main street

the riff at 1:19 on this:

A hotel on a roundabout near an industrial estate is the best western

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did you think it was a real cowboy

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Just an unusually hairy cowboy

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The rhythm of the theme to The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

da dada da dada da dada da dada da dada da dada da dada da dada

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A few years ago I won free tickets to see this lot. Was good fun

Yes! Out of tune saloon pianos, especially if they are of the player piano variety.

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I love the wild west scene in The Lego Movie where there’s a pianola playing Everything Is Awesome :smiley:

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Calling people “pardner”

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Another vote for the wild west women with their corsets and boobs
Gunslingers doing ‘what a man has to do’
Stray cattle that need lassoing
Spitoons that make a dinging noise
The town undertaker with his tape measure at the ready

Ponchos

The big old steam trains

NOT those things with the see-saw mechanism, that two men power along the tracks. Not those.

Horses hitched up on a post by a trough of water. Gotta be having little chats there, haven’t they? Kike, complaining about their stupid cowboy riders and stuff.

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