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  1. Thread: Rent vs Buy

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    Agree-I wouldn't have any part of that.

    Agree-I wouldn't have any part of that.
  2. Thread: Oops...

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    I got two kittens to live at and kill mice for...

    I got two kittens to live at and kill mice for the grain elevator where I work.

    Yeah, right. They didn't spend a single night at the elevator and are now cats #7 and #8 in my household.
  3. Me too, I love that thing! Walk in closet? ...

    Me too, I love that thing! Walk in closet? what?
  4. If I have to be out in mid summer for real sun, I...

    If I have to be out in mid summer for real sun, I mix a baby sunscreen with my Garnier cheap a$$ BB cream and slather it.
  5. Thread: Rent vs Buy

    by cowboymom
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    To me that's all about pets and commitment. If...

    To me that's all about pets and commitment.

    If you want pets, you just about have to buy.

    If you want to be committed to one place, buy.

    If you have none of each, for pete's sake rent and...
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    Oh believe me, I understand. I live on a very...

    Oh believe me, I understand. I live on a very dangerous road and the 4 wheelers are much more dangerous by count but there are some stinkers driving the big trucks too.

    I know (FIL, MIL, half my...
  7. LazyPH, that's weird b/c my cat that needs the...

    LazyPH, that's weird b/c my cat that needs the soft pee spot has some sort of brain damage too. Nobody knows what happened to him but he has a permanent head tilt. If he runs he goes in a big...
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    The comments are good on that link! A good...

    The comments are good on that link!

    A good friend of mine is struggling with a 9 month old that will.not.sleep if mom isn't holding her. I remember so much being in those stages and I'm so glad...
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    I've seen "dry-ish" manure/bedding/hay/straw mix...

    I've seen "dry-ish" manure/bedding/hay/straw mix heat up, especially if it was wet at the base. I've seen it in a feed bunk in an outside pen and we had it happen in a muck bucket that was left in a...
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    I became adverse to sugar and chemicals a few...

    I became adverse to sugar and chemicals a few years ago; I never have been really big on them but they started to repulse me. I still like a good dessert but sugar just added to coffee or a plain...
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    I'm ok with complaining about truckers that...

    I'm ok with complaining about truckers that nearly kill me on the freeway.

    I don't like anyone that tries to kill me on the highway but seriously, some of those morons are truckers. Sorry. I am...
  12. I have a weird barn cat that comes in the house...

    I have a weird barn cat that comes in the house occasionally to eat. If he gets caught in the house he won't pee in the litter boxes but chooses random pieces of cloth, bath mat, towel on floor,...
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    I think the regs try to keep the drivers off the...

    I think the regs try to keep the drivers off the road more than it really happens. I've had guys that ran out of hours driving right at our tiny town and they had to park the truck and be done,...
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    As I said, I arrange freight for our inventory. ...

    As I said, I arrange freight for our inventory. From producer to our warehouse so I talk to a lot of truckers to pull that off.

    I recently tried to price out the train instead and it was a...
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    I predict no problems. :)

    I predict no problems. :)
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    I order freight for our business by the truck...

    I order freight for our business by the truck load. I'm pro-long truck; it saves everyone money and fuel and the planet b/c we get more inventory for less.

    This country would fold up and die...
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    That's what I've always heard too, to mix at...

    That's what I've always heard too, to mix at night, but contrary to the wives tale mine still bickered, probably b/c I've always had fairly small coops. I usually mix everyone, keep the babies safe...
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    IME they do better when they're all out for the...

    IME they do better when they're all out for the day and not as well at bedtime when everyone wants to come back in the tighter confines of the coop. Lots of squabbling as everyone sorts it out but...
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    Our small local town has RANCID water, pure...

    Our small local town has RANCID water, pure sulfur, it will run you out of the room if someone runs the hot water for a moment. It also has iron and will stain all the fixtures and sinks bright...
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    Whatever works! :yes:

    Whatever works! :yes:
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    Never had a problem with Zenni-accident prone DH...

    Never had a problem with Zenni-accident prone DH and the formative years with DS, their glasses have always been $25/pair and last until they land on their faces too many times.

    Love love love...
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    arapaloosa, thanks for saying what I meant better...

    arapaloosa, thanks for saying what I meant better than I did!
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    This lady's crime is buying stuff for the family,...

    This lady's crime is buying stuff for the family, her grandkids. OP admittedly helped unload some of it and accidently encouraged the shopaholic by saying something good about an actual treasure in...
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    Well I STILL say smooth it over. Re-frame the...

    Well I STILL say smooth it over. Re-frame the message with a clear firm message instead of letting it be a flare up like it sounds like it was. I would very much want to say hey, I was rude...
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    Hot peppers have no effect on birds; a hot...

    Hot peppers have no effect on birds; a hot sauce/vinegar egg probably just disappoints them b/c it has no protein in it.
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