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    Mar. 29, 2015, 08:21 AM
    Of course it probably won't change much but at least Margot Wallström has the courage to denounce most western countries' hypocrisy in dealing with...
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    Mar. 29, 2015, 08:08 AM
    I didn't participate, but I think cities turning off some of their extravagant lighting ( such as Paris and the Eiffel tower - even tho they do use...
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    Mar. 29, 2015, 07:52 AM
    sophie replied to a thread Socks that last forever? in Off Topic
    Well, I mentioned them in my post above, along with other good US brands, but I guess no one read it, lol I have a sock (well, and shoe) fetish. ...
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    Mar. 28, 2015, 06:23 PM
    sophie replied to a thread any netflix suggestions? in Off Topic
    Nice list, I loved In Bruges, Mud, and Departures. Get the Gringo was ok. Blue is the warmest color is just too long, at almost 3 hours, I balk. ...
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    Mar. 28, 2015, 05:35 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Socks that last forever? in Off Topic
    Smartwool socks are very cute but they don't last. Mine get totally worn out within a year at the heel area, with very light use. In my search of...
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    Mar. 28, 2015, 01:03 PM
    That was cool to watch, thanks! Those human standards better get the distances right every time tho! What a nice, adjustable horse and competent...
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    Mar. 28, 2015, 09:15 AM
    I think that is why I don't usually read 'horse' books or watch 'horse' movies, with a few exceptions. I just can't take it when a horse dies. It is...
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    Mar. 28, 2015, 08:47 AM
    I've received those letters too over the years, from 2 or 3 different realtor agencies, and even, this year, a letter from an individual stating...
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    Mar. 27, 2015, 07:32 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Big Bobcat! in Off Topic
    LOL! That would make for an interesting approach to that oxer...it's bad enough when crows perch on xc jumps here, lol~! I had a flock of wild...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 05:40 PM
    Those kinds of questions always have me stumped. But here goes: 1) I'd invent a cheap, foolproof teleportation device so I never have to sit on a...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 05:21 PM
    Not your fault, OP. Unfortunate situation all around. I hope you stay in good terms with your neighbors. Our cat is allowed outside, and although...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 04:26 PM
    sophie replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Off Topic
    Tonight I don't feel like cooking, and DH probably won't either, having been in meetings all day. So, dinner will be a salad (greens / avocado/...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 11:26 AM
    sophie replied to a thread Tragedy in the Alps in Off Topic
    When I watched a French pilot being interviewed about the crash yesterday on French TV he did say that the plane's descent had to be intentional. I...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 11:16 AM
    If you don't mind sharing, what does spike your HR while riding? Sitting trot? Cantering in 2-point? Jumping a course? I tend to not do much while...
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    Mar. 25, 2015, 06:59 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Subaru's in Off Course
    I hate it that car manufacturers offer less and less manual transmissions in the US. I was looking at the upcoming Mazda CRX-3 ...
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 06:22 PM
    sierra trading post eBay Amazon athleta title9 zappos Sundance Garnet Hill I always check the sales / outlet first, and I always read the...
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 06:04 PM
    Does a FitBit basically count the steps you take? Is that the point of it? And if so, does it take into account terrain (as in, hiking in the...
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 05:58 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Big Bobcat! in Off Topic
    My Ottb mare used to be terrified of wild turkeys, when we would encounter them in the woods. Then I moved her to a barn where the turkeys would come...
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 05:55 PM
    I don't even want to attempt making a top 5 list. It's just too hard, and I would keep changing it. I love reading this thread because it also...
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 04:59 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Big Bobcat! in Off Topic
    Ha! Well, it got me. It's well made! ;) In the Spring there are often black bear sightings in my town, once on the middle school soccer field. ...
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    Mar. 23, 2015, 05:32 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Big Bobcat! in Off Topic
    ...or, driving through a CLOUD of feathers because the dumb bird took off right before the car in front of you. As for the eagle picking up a...
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    Mar. 22, 2015, 07:31 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Big Bobcat! in Off Topic
    Canaqua you should frame that picture, with a little bit of cropping, it would be gorgeous! I always feel so lucky and grateful when I see wild...
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    Mar. 22, 2015, 07:23 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Worst test ride EVER! in Hunter/Jumper
    Yes. A woman once came to try on my very green, very cute Ottb. Experienced rider, had evented etc. Signed a release and watched the mare do just ...
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    Mar. 22, 2015, 05:56 PM
    sophie replied to a thread Big Bobcat! in Off Topic
    Cool! The only bobcat I have seen in the flesh was at a Nature preserve, recovering from some ailment (they also had a moose and her calf there, so...
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    Mar. 22, 2015, 08:24 AM
    sophie replied to a poll How Do You COTH? in Off Topic
    Same here, even tho I HATE typing on the darn iPad!
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    Mar. 22, 2015, 08:21 AM
    sophie replied to a poll Heathy Eating Poll in Off Topic
    I voted 90% but what is healthy to me might be unhealthy for others, and vice versa. What I consider unhealthy in my diet: peanut butter crackers (...
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    Mar. 22, 2015, 08:13 AM
    I've read quite a few of her series and enjoyed them all. I am in a Fantasy spree right now, don't know why, but I've been reading a lot of...
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    Mar. 22, 2015, 08:06 AM
    I was sticking to the WWII theme, but in other historical fiction , I second Sharon Kay Penman's work! I went on a binge of her books and trilogies ...
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    Mar. 21, 2015, 12:55 PM
    Oh my, I had not heard about this and this is a MINE! Thank you thank you! After looking at past winners and nominees I realize that I have read...
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    Mar. 21, 2015, 09:34 AM
    Great thread! I love historical fiction. For this specific era you might enjoy - Tatiana de Rosnay Sarah's key and the movie based on it -...
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