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    Oct. 1, 2014, 02:03 PM
    Phew! I thought you'd deemed us unworthy of even seeing these pics, sort of like how the peasants weren't allowed to look in on Versailles. ...
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 10:20 PM
    JER replied to a thread EN article - Bridging the Gap in Eventing
    I think I should say that I'm not equating any of the aforementioned BNRs with a$$holery. Sinead and Buck have always seemed like nice people to me,...
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 05:56 PM
    Except if you're a real eventer, this is your Corona. What a great idea to keep beer in your first aid kit. :)
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 04:59 PM
    I couldn't resist these clicks: Back in the barn at the Longines Los Angeles Masters photos of horses and their accoutrements Let me start...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 11:09 PM
    While no one will claim that Germany has been a model of decency in offering citizenship and residence rights to its large Turkish population, what...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 04:10 PM
    JER replied to a thread EN article - Bridging the Gap in Eventing
    And they don't understand that the above canned athlete-speak aphorism is dazzlingly unintelligent. Maybe it's because, in their rarified lives as...
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    Sep. 28, 2014, 04:35 PM
    It's definitely time to be thinking about Pan Ams -- even more so in modern pentathlon. In pentathlon, one of our biggest challenges is finding...
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    Sep. 26, 2014, 01:29 AM
    Awesome. We need more people like this in equestrian sports. I would love to see the inner workings of the FEI 'investigation' into l'affaire...
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    Sep. 26, 2014, 01:26 AM
    JER replied to a thread EN article - Bridging the Gap in Eventing
    Oh yes, it did. I don't think a media outlet does their non-writer writers any favors by publishing pieces that are unfocused and lacking clarity. ...
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    Sep. 22, 2014, 08:14 AM
    JER replied to a thread Plantation Field in Eventing
    A further illustration that dressage scores mean absolutely nothing if you can't get around XC. Priorities. :) (I would like to say that I agree...
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    Sep. 21, 2014, 11:06 PM
    Very happy to see this, Rockin'. My Nina had a year off from eventing due to a (very) late growth spurt but is now back in the swing of things. ...
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    Sep. 21, 2014, 11:04 PM
    JER replied to a thread Plantation Field in Eventing
    If these BNR always made the best decisions for their horses, then perhaps the USA would have completed a team at WEG. Trading Aces (albeit with...
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 10:18 PM
    Aoife Clark has received two verbal warnings recently at WEG and Burghley. At WEG, she was warned for 'irresponsible riding'. At Burghley, she...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 03:37 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Maybe we should all watch Eisenhower's farewell speech, take a deep breath, and just stop. If alcoholics can go cold turkey, so can compulsive...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 02:57 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    This is the equivalent of saying that the US becomes less 'democratic' when the standing president's approval ratings fall. If Hamas or the Muslim...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 01:54 PM
    The problem is the 'stand your ground' law that allows someone to get away with killing someone based on a defense that they 'felt' threatened. If...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 01:32 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    That's disproven by reality. The US has supported -- and even empowered -- all sorts of non-democratic, oppressive, autocratic regimes: the Shah in...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 11:52 PM
    The Speedo Endurance+ fabric (example here) usually lasts longer than most. There's also the issue of body type. TYR and Speedo suits are quite...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 11:32 PM
    My Chihuahua-Papillion mix was incredibly fussy about dog food. The Royal Canin Chihuahua was the one he liked most. But he really preferred cat...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 09:37 PM
    Which brand and material are the suits? That makes a difference.
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 09:31 PM
    I came first. Because I was the only one in my Masters division. :winkgrin: This year, it was something of a personal goal for me to be able to...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 07:11 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Nothing. Except having qualified people in the intelligence services lawfully keeping an eye on it. No. My summer holiday this year was to...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 03:30 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Are you not aware that Saudi and (to a lesser extent) Qatar fund these groups to keep them out of Saudi and Qatar? This is also true of al-Qaeda,...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 03:04 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    'Won backing from', in this particular usage, is a euphemism for 'bribed'. Wonder what's in the deal for those 'allies', especially Saudi and...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 11:44 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Damn. I thought this was a Bob Dylan thread. I'm thinking 32 pages, that's some real Dylanology going on. Then I see it's about the Caliphate...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 10:29 PM
    I started swimming regularly about 3-4 years ago because I got shanghaied into the world of pentathlon. For the first year or so, I hated it. ...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 02:04 PM
    How often do you see horse and human, smiling together for the camera, both showing teeth? Smile! This was at our national pentathlon...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 12:10 PM
    JER replied to a thread 2014 Burghley thread in Eventing
    I do think it's a good thing, and even more so in a stallion. We should expect a stallion (or mare) to have an opinion. My best horses -- mostly...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 10:25 PM
    And I thought that saddle was its own circle of hell. :lol: Seriously, I cannot sit in that saddle. My hip angle is all wrong, so wrong it...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 08:55 PM
    JER replied to a thread Ground lines in Eventing
    I won't see him for probably a couple of days. Still trying to solve some well/water issues and still trying to catch up on sleep post-Nanjing, but...
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