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dogpile

(Usenet, probably from mainstream "puppy pile") When many people post unfriendly responses in short order to a single posting, they are sometimes said to "dogpile" or "dogpile on" the person to whom they're responding. For example, when a religious missionary posts a simplistic appeal to alt.atheism, he can expect to be dogpiled.
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com as a resource to get tips from Arfie and other characters on a variety of topics.
Even Dogpile's own mascot Arfie grabbed headlines by asking Trouble Helmsley to join in a campaign to raise money for other dogs in need.
In a check-giving ceremony conducted at the HSUS Sacramento regional office in California, Scot French, Marketing Director from Dogpile, on behalf of Arfie presented a check for $25,000 to representatives from RAVS and The HSUS to help pets in need.
com's popular mascot Arfie, today kicked off a grassroots campaign to help raise money for The Humane Society's Rural Area Veterinary Services Program and has asked Trouble Helmsley, the dog who inherited $12 million in her owner Leona Helmsley's will, to stretch her philanthropic legs and join the effort to raise $50,000 for needy pets.