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    Nov. 28, 2014, 07:06 PM
    I would set up a "day lease" fee that starts at $150 per day if the pony was $5k or less, and goes up from there. They pay for all trailering and...
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    Nov. 28, 2014, 11:28 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Yeah, racism is basically over if you are white and don't get routinely stopped for no reason while driving through a white neighborhood, it's over...
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    Nov. 28, 2014, 08:34 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Amazon Prime - WTF in Off Topic
    You may want to consider joinging a library and taking out ebooks. I call this the "as many free books as you can read" plan.
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    Nov. 28, 2014, 08:28 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Amazon Prime - WTF in Off Topic
    I had to deal with several of their departments including legal while representing someone with a vendor account there because of the completely...
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    Nov. 27, 2014, 01:05 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Oven won't open!!! in Off Topic
    Here is the update thread that OP posted later: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?287299-THE-CHICKEN
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    Nov. 27, 2014, 12:54 AM
    I recently read "The Narrow Road to the Deep North," which just won the Booker prize and is about Australian POWs building the Burma Thai railroad in...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 09:37 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    I don't think that people should not be in the discussion because of where they live or being on a horse board. I think that people who live in the...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 07:03 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Have you ever BEEN to Harlem? Perhaps if you actually visited you might allay some of your fears. The New Haven line stops in Harlem on 125th...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 06:46 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    See, you GET to be tired of this subject and drop it for some yoga and chocolate because it doesn't follow you around. You are not the one who is...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 06:21 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Seriously? So the all black colleges are just bastions of violence because there we have large groups of black people? Africa will never see...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 05:46 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    The reason people focus on white/black racism more than other types is because for the most part whites hold the majority of the power, reap the...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 04:05 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    I don't think it automatically makes people racist or bad people. (I myself grew up in an area with no black people except the minority students...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 03:54 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    I did not start the thread, as evidenced by the fact that everytime I post I am not identified as the "original poster" in little red letters. I...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 03:43 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    You cite a "demographic most likely to commit a crime." Can you please provide a source? Because statistcally whites and blacks commit crimes at...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 03:15 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Um, what exactly is "uncivilized" about people being black, being in a group that numbers four, and wearing a different style of clothing? Again,...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 03:09 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    A lot of white people in this country grew up where there just weren't any black people around. There is a recent statistic out there that like 1...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 02:43 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Well, you cite looting. However there are several other ways that people have tried to "improve their situation all around". People have...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 02:28 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    There are many benefits in life (health, sobriety, several things you listed) that are great to be thankful for. They are fairly race and social...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 02:06 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    From earlier in the thread: For my response to Bluey to be an attack on Bluey there would have to be actual statements directed at Bluey. A...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 01:56 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Let me see if I can understand the path this thread has taken. #1 we are situated on horse internet, which, while there are exceptions to the...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 01:22 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    In the context of a thread about racism and white privilege, could you please elaborate on what we here on horse internet are all giving thanks for...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 12:30 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    This is so true. I have a large number of friends who are latino/middle eastern Muslim/black. You know where I met them? Law school. And working at...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 12:03 PM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    This does not mean you don't try, though. There are still tools at one's disposal such as empathy and openness, which can be used to try to get a...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 10:55 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Can you please explain how this is consistent with your previous statement that you leave a subway car in fear for your life when black people get on...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 10:48 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Guilherme, it is possible to achieve the same effect without dependence on skin color by having a caste system. I agree that it is a human problem,...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 08:38 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    @lilitiger, I guess when I am teaching an obviously scared adult I am patient because can see the "try" written all over their face. I don't see a...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 08:08 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    What exactly is the "educational" value of white people who haven't made even the SLIGHTEST attempt to examine their own biases or read up on the...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 07:52 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    Quoting just because it deserves to be on every page.
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 07:30 AM
    meupatdoes replied to a thread Racial Tension in Off Topic
    I'm not going to touch the rest of your post because I just can't even, but while you are going on and on about the "fear of CRIME", you may be...
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