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    This happened to me. The brake lines went on a...

    This happened to me. The brake lines went on a borrowed truck. We were going downhill from our trainers barn. It's a steep hill with a blind driveway where you could go left or right and opposite...
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    My daughter spent a year in Aiken, SC where...

    My daughter spent a year in Aiken, SC where people treat dogs as throwaways. Many pits and pit crosses roam the streets as castoffs. She was there for a year and a half and came home with 4 of them!!...
  3. LOL!! I saw that and thought the same thing! ...

    LOL!! I saw that and thought the same thing! That mule is better/smarter than many people I know.
  4. To muddy the waters a bit...you could also try...

    To muddy the waters a bit...you could also try Hytryl which is sort of a generic form of Legend. I used Hytryl and Pentosan with my older campaigner who had some arthritis, theY both worked...
  5. Ah, but Sault girl..you quoted me out of...

    Ah, but Sault girl..you quoted me out of context.. you left out a couple key words in your quote. I said "some, but not all". ;) Yes..we are hard wired to care for our children, and I was mocking...
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    Thank you for taking the time to call, the minor...

    Thank you for taking the time to call, the minor inconvenience to you could mean saving someone's life. They NEED your information because you are a witness. If they have questions, they need to be...
  7. To address the "cry it out" question...it's not...

    To address the "cry it out" question...it's not throw your kid in a crib, close the door and let them scream to exhaustion. :( With my kids, I was always available to go into the room, speak...
  8. SO TRUE! I call "bad parenting" on the people...

    SO TRUE! I call "bad parenting" on the people who let their kids say/do anything (with complete disregard for others) and either ignore their bad behavior or say "Kids will be kids" but that's a...
  9. I didn't co-sleep, bedshare, or any of the other...

    I didn't co-sleep, bedshare, or any of the other phrases people use to describe having their kids sleep in bed with them. I did not want my kids in bed with me, didn't want to roll over on them,...
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    I have an 8 year old Hydrangea that has NEVER...

    I have an 8 year old Hydrangea that has NEVER bloomed. :( I did a lot of reading last year and I'm now convinced that it's because I was "helping" it by cutting back the dead growth. I've touched...
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    Your husband cracks me up! Sounds like something...

    Your husband cracks me up! Sounds like something mine would say. This is true of course, but the hens that lay the eggs in the grocery store lead miserable lives, so we're not supporting cruel and...
  12. In a perfect world with tons of $$.... never too...

    In a perfect world with tons of $$.... never too many!!.
    After I brought home ex racer #4, I had to stop volunteering at the track. :) I have zero willpower when it comes to a gorgeous TB in need.
  13. Thread: Off Topic !!!

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    I have found my people!!! :) In regards to the...

    I have found my people!!! :)

    In regards to the TP..over/under...WHO CARES? as long as it's there when you need it!!!
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    "Probable"? Meaning it could be something else?...

    "Probable"? Meaning it could be something else?
    I understand not being able to justify the cost of an MRI..if you don't have it, you don't have it. I would still, at the very least have an...
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    Wasn't she one of my pics on the other thread? If...

    Wasn't she one of my pics on the other thread? If you were still in NY, I'd have you go get her.
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    IMHO..and worth what you paid for it...and I'm...

    IMHO..and worth what you paid for it...and I'm with Katarine..lt's almost always a stifle in my mind. (the zombie theory works too). You said ALMOST 4? That means 3, right? If this horse was my...
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    I've had many roosters, some nice..some not so...

    I've had many roosters, some nice..some not so nice. The not nice ones don't stay here long. I've never had a "mean" rooster go after chicks though..I think that's more a hen thing, the roos (mean...
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    I too would take a bone infection VERY seriously!...

    I too would take a bone infection VERY seriously! An untreated bone infection could mean lifelong unsoundness or death. Definitely not something to mess with.
    On the abcess note, all of the...
  19. Thread: Wake Up, Dover!!

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    Well, I'd feel guilty if I kept something that...

    Well, I'd feel guilty if I kept something that didn't belong to me & I didn't pay for ... keeping something that doesn't belong to you is theft, which is something else businesses have to consider in...
  20. Thread: Wake Up, Dover!!

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    So..it's NOT ok to charge "too much" for shipping...

    So..it's NOT ok to charge "too much" for shipping (costs represented up front), but it's ok to keep something that you didn't pay for? Everyone wants something for nothing...don't kid yourself,...
  21. Thread: Wake Up, Dover!!

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    Clearly, people are not content with voting with...

    Clearly, people are not content with voting with their wallet if a business's practice doesn't suit them, it must be discussed ad nauseum on a public bulletin board.
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    Guy humor.. not appropriate to the situation, but...

    Guy humor.. not appropriate to the situation, but I would have forgotten it in 30 seconds or so. In my lifetime's experience with men, that sort of humor is one of the many stupid things that...
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    I'm in Metro NW Mass and we have a bear that...

    I'm in Metro NW Mass and we have a bear that lives in the area. I have not seen him/her personally, but it's been seen on my neighbor's property regularly. I can tell when the bear has been by...
  24. Thread: When you die...

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    Cremation for me, for sure (after the organ...

    Cremation for me, for sure (after the organ donation) don't want to be buried or be lying around on a slab somewhere. Is it wrong that my first thought upon reading this thread & the thought of...
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    He's ok Beowulf, we usually have a similar eye. ...

    He's ok Beowulf, we usually have a similar eye. I don't have a ton of time to peruse all the lovelies, but so far i like these...have looked at pics, not videos.
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