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  1. One of the reasons that my small animal vet is my...

    One of the reasons that my small animal vet is my vet for current dogs is his/her (husband/wife team) attitude at the end of my previous dog's life.
    Dog had some chronic issues, but was managing...
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    I have a 32" Vizio LED I just bought to replace...

    I have a 32" Vizio LED I just bought to replace a 21" box TV. Got it because it was cheap, has a reputation for reliability, and I had good luck with the larger one I bought for the living room. ...
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    I do not feel bad for drooling. Only for the...

    I do not feel bad for drooling. Only for the reality slap of his comment! :lol:

    Nope, not starting work. I will never, ever spend big bucks on something I haven't researched and pre-decided before...
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    Thank you - kind of...

    One of the hazards of going to the Home Show. I ended up agreeing to let a guy come and give estimates on adding energy-saving stuff to my house.

    The guy arrives and he is freaking adorable! ...
  5. I like the analogy with the cat. Would you kill...

    I like the analogy with the cat. Would you kill your cat because it killed a mouse on the grounds that it might attack your baby next?

    If your dog is well socialized with humans, it does not view...
  6. I grew up with the World's Best Kid Dog. She was...

    I grew up with the World's Best Kid Dog. She was a hound that we dressed up, had pull sleds, laid on, and gently abused when the parents weren't watching. She was totally maternal and never lifted...
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    My credit card was used by someone!

    I go to the grocery store and try to use my visa to pay. Declined. Try it at gas station - same thing. So I go home and call.
    After going through the horrible hold music and all the "press one...
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    Sometimes you just cant tell what is causing it....

    Sometimes you just cant tell what is causing it.
    My dog had a mysterious front leg lameness. She would periodically limp badly. Then she would appear fine. Repeat. Now this was about 10 weeks after...
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    BTDT BO got two goats to "eat weeds". Nope....

    BTDT BO got two goats to "eat weeds". Nope. They ate horse feed and chewed anything in the barn! They kneecapped people too. BO defended the goats and claimed that they were only aggressive...
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    Interesting discussion. My horse is entering...

    Interesting discussion. My horse is entering year 5 of complete retirement following about 4 years of trying to get or keep him sound. He is at a wonderful place for retirement. But I haven't...
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    I like the light at the end of the day! One of...

    I like the light at the end of the day! One of the main reasons given for changing in the winter are the schools. High School starts at 7:30. While it still is somewhat dark at the bus stop etc,...
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    I always thought the "forgetting" in the summer...

    I always thought the "forgetting" in the summer was kind of a good thing! You could tell what really stuck with the kids and what still needed work. And if people really think kids totally forget...
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    On a lighter note... I used to work for a...

    On a lighter note...
    I used to work for a professional handler. We would bring a vanfull of dogs to a show. Part of my job was to bring a prepared dog ringside and take previous dog from the...
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    It is still really difficult to find reliable...

    It is still really difficult to find reliable handymen, contractors, other service providers! Its great if you can find somebody who used them, but not always possible.
    BTW Better Business Bureau...
  15. Show stupidity: At a fair while youth classes are...

    Show stupidity: At a fair while youth classes are going on in the horse ring a parade begins on the path adjacent. The parade included the circus animals including a camel and an elephant. Happily...
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    If you can save any part of the tooth - a root...

    If you can save any part of the tooth - a root canal and crown would be my first choice.
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    Circuses are a bit of an anachronism. People...

    Circuses are a bit of an anachronism. People really aren't awed by "man's domination over dangerous beasts" anymore. So they are struggling to find their place in modern society and entertainment....
  18. Yeah, obviously very dependent upon your area,...

    Yeah, obviously very dependent upon your area, clientele, and what you can and want to offer.
    Maybe the current BOs can answer - It seems like a retirement farm offering more services as...
  19. I have a retired horse. Several years ago I moved...

    I have a retired horse. Several years ago I moved him to a small farm that mostly boards retirees. It was a word-of-mouth referral type deal. I think it will be important for you to cultivate a good...
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    My prediction: You have pylori. You will be...

    My prediction: You have pylori. You will be prescribed a course of antibiotics. You will continue to take acid blockers. You will feel much better soon!
    No, of course not a doctor - just somebody...
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    Yeah, the upper endoscopy is no big deal. I have...

    Yeah, the upper endoscopy is no big deal. I have had several. IME they use nice drugs! You can request no tto be totally out of it or let them know you are really nervous and they will likely give...
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    Kestral! That's what I was thinking. There is...

    Kestral!
    That's what I was thinking. There is no way I can prepare and eat a grapefruit in a civilized manner at work. All the messy stuff needs to be done first.
    BTW - I pretty much never eat...
  23. Happily, I do not have a phobia about either. ...

    Happily, I do not have a phobia about either. Don't care for them much though. Mostly it is the surprise aspect that will get me. If you show me a snake and let me hold it, I am fine. When it...
  24. When I got my current car (08!) I found it...

    When I got my current car (08!) I found it automatically turned headlights off when you turn off the car. Without the worry of forgetting and running my battery down, I just leave the lights on. ...
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    I am with RMJ. Nice shower curtain and cheap...

    I am with RMJ. Nice shower curtain and cheap liner. Liner is inside the tub, curtain is outside. About every six months I change the liner. Curtain is cloth and can be washed if necessary (rarely)...
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