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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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With a little help from their four-legged friends, FloBeds attempted to set another Guinness World Record, the Biggest Dog Pile.
When you get fourth like we did last year, all you want is to get back and be on the bottom of that dog pile," said Wetzler, a senior left-handed starting pitcher who turned down a chance to play professionally after being selected in the fifth round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Tramaine Brock broke up a pass intended for Harry Douglas and Bowman got his hands on the ball and took off, then received a celebratory dog pile from teammates in the end zone.
First there was the dog pile of ecstatic players on the field after the final horn and then the dumping of Gatorade on coach Jen Larsen-Beck's head, later followed by tears and hugs and more dog piles.
1 -- color) Above, clockwise from bottom left, Timothy Santos, 18, Caleb Barnes, 15, Holly Champagne, 15, Sarah Kennedy, 14, and Tori Rough, 15, center, perform a dog pile Thursday at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center's Summer Theater Camp class for improvisation.
But when other challengers turned on the incumbent mayor with name-calling and accusations, Alarcon did not join the dog pile.
The Colts celebrated with the trophy and a dog pile after Wednesday's victory.
When the dog pile converged on him at the end of the game, he found himself at the bottom, his face mashed into the dirt.
When 35-year-old closer Troy Percival retired the A's on three flyballs to end it, the requisite on-field dog pile and clubhouse champagne party ensued.
Willie Cabrera was at the top of the dog pile when the Chatsworth High baseball team clinched the City title and its first national championship last season.
There was no dog pile at center court, or even a scream-filled team hug.
Gaughen was ahead 0-2 to Michael Olsen when Taylor broke for second and drew the throw, but shortstop Ben Orloff quickly fired home, where catcher Bryan Anderson easily tagged out pinch runner Casey Vidovich to set off the Pioneers' dog pile at home plate.