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  1. Yeah, I got that from your first post. Not sure...

    Yeah, I got that from your first post. Not sure what level of staff you are hiring for, although clearly your corporate culture prizes obedience. I also suspect part of your screening process...
  2. Wow. You are definitely in the minority to...

    Wow. You are definitely in the minority to require references. Most places make it optional. And IMO unless you are hiring people directly from their web application without ever conducting a...
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    Lord have mercy... just scanned through the first...

    Lord have mercy... just scanned through the first few comments on FB. What planet are these people coming from??

    "Watched his movie. Watched him turn his back on that stud that got put down and...
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    FWIW, put geotextile fabric down before applying...

    FWIW, put geotextile fabric down before applying rock. This from a person who lives in a claypit. The areas I did fabric first look pretty much the same way they did when I put the rock down 7 years...
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    You must keep your horses in the stall until they...

    You must keep your horses in the stall until they are 5 then. DH occasionally has to lasso one of ours, usually youngstock that we've turned out for a few months who have 'forgotten' about being...
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    I found this fascinating. Separation of sexes;...

    I found this fascinating. Separation of sexes; check. Control of household by women, finances by men; check. Premium placed on reproduction, femininity, obedience; check. Multiple 'wives'...
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    The race issue is going to be tough, no doubt,...

    The race issue is going to be tough, no doubt, and IMO the investigation of the police department is looooong overdue. Only PG County has a worse reputation. But don't fret overmuch about the city...
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    *raises hand* dislocated my shoulder a few...

    *raises hand*

    dislocated my shoulder a few years ago while moving plant pots to the deck (PSA: do NOT attempt to catch yourself with one hand when you fall whilst holding a large plant pot in an...
  9. I'm a serial GSD owner and have yet to find one...

    I'm a serial GSD owner and have yet to find one that can tolerate Rimadyl. We did Adequan for our boy who was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis. When that stopped being effective we did an irap...
  10. I had my petite 8 year old middle kid on a...

    I had my petite 8 year old middle kid on a Thorowgood during a fall ride. Maresy was already getting a winter coat and decided to have a good scratchy shake. Kid fell off to the side, reflexively...
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    Finally. A scientific study that I can get...

    Finally. A scientific study that I can get behind! Skinny Girl White Peach Margaritas all around!
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    I think the fact that the engineer was lawyered...

    I think the fact that the engineer was lawyered up before he even got out of the hospital speaks volumes... The NE corridor trains are incredibly safe, comfortable and convenient. I actually hope it...
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    So is taking a cell call while standing with your...

    So is taking a cell call while standing with your horse in the middle of the Championship halter class. The judges appreciate you using your free time wisely!
  14. This^^. And weeds. Plus we always seem to be on...

    This^^. And weeds. Plus we always seem to be on travel in June, which is when the derechos/microbursts/tornados/monsoons show up in our part of the world and randomize the landscaping, scattering...
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    Did anyone mention Prancercize as the best way to...

    Did anyone mention Prancercize as the best way to loosen up before your class? A couple of rounds in the warm up ring should suffice.
  16. Oh dear. How terribly awkward. I seem to have...

    Oh dear. How terribly awkward. I seem to have missed an opportunity to be mortally offended. My DH wants to do a vows renewal in our new indoor. On horses I bred and he trained. Where was Miss...
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    Well you could have corrected him simply by...

    Well you could have corrected him simply by saying that true ferrets are small enough to fit up John Cleeses nose. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS_fCLKamfo
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    Make sure that you get everyone to fully...

    Make sure that you get everyone to fully experience your wonderful horse by allowing friends who are complete newbies to drop by the farm for pony rides! In fact, why bother even closing your farm...
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    Pine Sol, yes! I always remember the days when my...

    Pine Sol, yes! I always remember the days when my mom used it to clean I'd be wandering the house, sniffing the air.

    Also bread, wood smoke, puppies, leather and honeysuckle.
  20. We sell a fair number of trail horses (Pasos)...

    We sell a fair number of trail horses (Pasos) each year and actually encourage folks to come trail ride with us before buying. Typically the horse is in the barn because we do want to make sure they...
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    Blair, most interviewing companies are sensitive...

    Blair, most interviewing companies are sensitive to putting a candidates current job at risk. Request an 'after hours' interview. If you are called back for a second one you might need to take an...
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    Oh, heavens HH. One of my favorite shows ever....

    Oh, heavens HH. One of my favorite shows ever. Let's consider this a remedial education sidebar to the topic at hand for the youngsters... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWwOJlOI1nU
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    That might be one of the scariest man-made...

    That might be one of the scariest man-made objects I have ever encountered...
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    Depends on the kind of space heater. We use one...

    Depends on the kind of space heater. We use one like this:...
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    Some will trot, although you won't usually see...

    Some will trot, although you won't usually see the 'suspension' that you do in a trotting horse. When very fatigued they tend to do 'trotty' (a weird in-between thing that is not quite a 4 beat gait,...
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