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    A nice no is a good enough sentence. If the...

    A nice no is a good enough sentence.
    If the person asking a favor pressures or asks why after hearing a no, then s/he wasn't really asking. It was a demand.

    Not answering bad questions is a...
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    This year, all but one check for the 75 and 100...

    This year, all but one check for the 75 and 100 were in camp. I'll send you the maps we were given for all distances, if you like. Given that you've done and are going to be doing several more 2-dy...
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    Mt A is my fave. Lovely RD. Plentiful water....

    Mt A is my fave. Lovely RD. Plentiful water. Great vets. Nice footing. Incomparable site. I've only done up to 55 there - I think there were about eight folks riding the 100 a couple of weeks ago....
  4. That horse is under a 3. If the new AERC rules...

    That horse is under a 3. If the new AERC rules pass, no horse under 3 enters. But this was not an AERC race. It's cringe-inducing that FEI judges passed the horse to race as is.
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    A meth Lab. Have you seen the picture of the 4...

    A meth Lab. Have you seen the picture of the 4 kinds of Lab? There's a black, a chocolate, a yellow, and the last one, caught freeze frame while running to face and ears are blown out of whack is...
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    How cool. A pulse of 36 is wonderful. (Re the...

    How cool. A pulse of 36 is wonderful. (Re the soaked foods, adding NaCL and KCl salts to the water that is hydrating BP can help. More salt, more drinking, more body fluid to spare to the gut, more...
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    I am so glad Mr C is so happy. That pony can hang...

    I am so glad Mr C is so happy. That pony can hang out in the feed room as long as he'd like.
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    He looks like his back can keep a saddle in place...

    He looks like his back can keep a saddle in place for you. You two are going to have so much fun!
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    Jingles. This just bites. The poor lady and her...

    Jingles. This just bites. The poor lady and her poor guy and their poor, empathetic friend. It's just awful. An it sounds to me like it's being handled as best as it possibly could be, with warm...
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    Yes, nothing under 3 or over 8.

    Yes, nothing under 3 or over 8.
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    I've used scawbrigs, IH, side-pull and bosal, but...

    I've used scawbrigs, IH, side-pull and bosal, but my fave is the cross-jaw. You can make it (or any of these) for about 12 bucks. Your first one might take an hour. After that, you could do it under...
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    I'd be moderately creeped. Video warning signs...

    I'd be moderately creeped.
    Video warning signs are great idea.
    Not much stock deserved in the male subject's story to the po-po. Him telling them he was s'posed to meet his internet date really...
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    Aw, Vinny. Lucky boy. You two can take care of...

    Aw, Vinny. Lucky boy. You two can take care of each other so well.
  14. A few days ago, I saw a late model, nice pickup...

    A few days ago, I saw a late model, nice pickup with an untattered Nixon/Agnew bumper sticker.
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    There are particular qualities of temperament I...

    There are particular qualities of temperament I want and I look for indicators. A lot of things done in puppy selection can still be done with adults and there are some tests you can do on...
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    I can't see the wither clearance from those...

    I can't see the wither clearance from those shots--all clear?
  17. Most of February and all of March = enough time...

    Most of February and all of March = enough time to seriously up your fitness. Enjoy! It will be cool to hear from you in April about your lack of death post ride.
  18. Have you considered the easytrek saddles?

    Have you considered the easytrek saddles?
  19. I've use a cord and webbing cross-jaw (costs...

    I've use a cord and webbing cross-jaw (costs about 12 bucks) on several 50 mile rides - never a rub...and for this bridle I used the thinnest recommended cord - 4mm. The upper noseband is well padded...
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    Nice. At the '84 Olympics, one of the demos...

    Nice.
    At the '84 Olympics, one of the demos between competition was a group of girls riding mid-level dressage sans saddle/bridle. The sans bridle was impressive to me.
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    I had to look up the exceptional thief, so won't...

    I had to look up the exceptional thief, so won't post my found-by-cheating answer.

    "He's Canadian. They didn't kill John Lennon, did they?"
  22. One third each: safflower oil, apple cider...

    One third each: safflower oil, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce.
  23. Awwwwww, I'm there with you. My 19 year old trail...

    Awwwwww, I'm there with you. My 19 year old trail buddy, who's been under me since he was 6...well, I knighted him as an official pasture ornament earlier this year. I still pony him up to an hour,...
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    Having freelanced for some time, I'll pass on...

    Having freelanced for some time, I'll pass on this to those aspiring to be paid for their writing: It is vastly easier to get published/paid for non-fic. Most aspring writers want to write fiction....
  25. In Bruges Differnt. Bloody, but different....

    In Bruges

    Differnt. Bloody, but different. Danged funny. Ralph Fiennes, Colin Farrell (not in that order). Good film.
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