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    Default Silly questions you don't have answers for ...

    Why does my 10-pound cat feel like she weighs five times that much when she steps on me?

    How do pine needles get stuck under my windshield wiper blades when the blades are fully in contact with my windshield?

    Why do I get hair splinters but my husband never does?
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    I want to know about the pine needles too...

    Or where do all of my socks go?! I take them off, put them in the laundry basket, then the washer, then either the dryer or just dry on their own. But no one else comes in contact with them, yet... half of them manage to disappear



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    Why when you attempt to walk past a cat, who is sitting off to the side, the cat gets an "OMG" look, jumps immediately in front of you and continues to walk/run while looking back over their shoulder.
    "Never do anything that you have to explain twice to the paramedics."
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    Where are my gelding's nipples? My boy dogs have nipples, my husband has nipples, why don't my male horses have nipples????
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    What on earth are hair splinters?



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    Cats know how to put all their weight on one paw which they mercilessly dig into you while standing on you and looking happy.
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    Why is it that when you find a bra (or anything else for that matter) that you love the manufacturer stops producing it?

    Why is it so difficult to find boots to fit muscular calves???



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    Why does my $10 watch keep better time than my $1000 computer?

    Quote Originally Posted by jump4me View Post
    ...Or where do all of my socks go?! I take them off, put them in the laundry basket, then the washer, then either the dryer or just dry on their own. But no one else comes in contact with them, yet... half of them manage to disappear
    Check your clothes closets. Dryers transmute them into coat hangers.
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    How do cats tell time? They're never late with a demand for breakfast. Mitty also knows when it's precisely 10:30 and time for bed. She sits and stares at me, then runs toward the bedroom if I look at her.
    I'm not arguing, I'm just explaining why I'm right
    Violence doesn't end violence. It extends it. Break the cycle.



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    Why do cars feel the need to break everytime you finally manage to get ahead and save money?

    why do the tv people feel it's acceptable to stick commercials in V for Vendetta?!

    Why do the horses decide to stand in the back of the pasture when its 30 degrees? Do they want us to freeze on a ten mile hike to get them? All so we can put them in a heated barn?!

    And last but not least... why does boyd martin have to be so freakin cute?!
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    How is it possible for three 9-lb cats and one 17-lb cat to take up more space in the queen size bed than one significantly larger human?
    I'm not arguing, I'm just explaining why I'm right
    Violence doesn't end violence. It extends it. Break the cycle.



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    Quote Originally Posted by IntegritySporthorses View Post
    Where are my gelding's nipples? My boy dogs have nipples, my husband has nipples, why don't my male horses have nipples????
    I had a horse with a swollen sheath once, and the two "lobes" at the bottom of his sheath were inflamed and hot to the touch. It reminded me of mastitis in a mare. So when I called the vet I awkwardly asked "do geldings have nipples, because my gelding looks like he has mastitis".

    Vet said no, and I felt very embarrassed.

    Vet ultimately said swelling was probably due to an insect bite or a sting, and gelding recovered with a shot of dex, a sheath cleaning, and cold hosing.

    But I still say those little lobes on the bottom of a geldings sheath look like vestigial nipples. They may not contain any glandular tissue, but they're in the right location relative to a mares.

    Has anyone ever really researched this throughly I wonder?



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    why do animals suddenly decide they have to cross the rode right infront of your car when you are the only around for miles? I almost killed a bunny (remember the "I killed the Easter bunny thread!"?) this morning...
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    do NOT give your 5 year old child a big bag of apples and send her out alone into a herd of 20-some horses to get mobbed. There are better ways to dispose of unwanted children.



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    why does something always go wrong as soon as you vocalize your plans? maybe its a sign I need to keep them to myself....
    Quote Originally Posted by Sithly View Post
    do NOT give your 5 year old child a big bag of apples and send her out alone into a herd of 20-some horses to get mobbed. There are better ways to dispose of unwanted children.



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    Where did people get the idea that the bank sells stamps?
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    What are hair splinters? Split ends?

    If so, he doesn't get them because his hair is cut more often. Or, if he has long hair, yours is due to damage from products, highlights, chemicals, dryer, etc.

    Or I'm totally wrong...I've never heard the term before!



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    Quote Originally Posted by IntegritySporthorses View Post
    Where are my gelding's nipples? My boy dogs have nipples, my husband has nipples, why don't my male horses have nipples????
    I think there's been a thread on this . . . I bet they're there but too small to see. My mule has great big ones, on the bottom of his sheath, on either side. I understand it's a donkey trait . . .
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    Why do some people wait to pass your car until just before the lanes begin to merge?

    Why do I walk into rooms and completely forget what I went in there for?



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    Why would someone ruin someone else's property just for the hell of it? (Sorry, very upset over my car being keyed)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slewdledo View Post
    Where did people get the idea that the bank sells stamps?
    My bank DOES! You have to hit the "no, I don't want to buy stamps" button every time you use the ATM
    I'm not really at the top of my game today. I'm not even exactly sure what game I'm supposed to be playing, in fact... or where it's being held...

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