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    Not all fastfood is bad, not even Mickey D's. ...

    Not all fastfood is bad, not even Mickey D's.

    We had a consult with a nutritionist a while ago, and low and behold, she suggested an egg muffin (yes, even from the chain place) for breakfast,...
  2. ah, context is everything.... In that case I...

    ah, context is everything....
    In that case I translate: Trots like a sewing machine, canters like a pig....:winkgrin:

    Yes, the walk is the only thing resembling a horse....
  3. nothing to sneeze at! At times the walk had a...

    nothing to sneeze at! At times the walk had a coefficent of 2!
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    Thunderstorms do clear the air....

    Thunderstorms do clear the air....
  5. To this German gal, the H/J thing is shining up...

    To this German gal, the H/J thing is shining up dirty boots. First you learn to walk before you fly! ;)
  6. :lol::lol::lol: I did start with .....

    :lol::lol::lol:

    I did start with .....
  7. I agree, except: Dressage is where your skill...

    I agree, except: Dressage is where your skill level comes from
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    Kudzu! :winkgrin:

    Kudzu! :winkgrin:
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    Well, that is on a whole nudder plane of crazy!

    Well, that is on a whole nudder plane of crazy!
  10. Underthebridge found this one. You don't burn...

    Underthebridge found this one.

    You don't burn the plants (and I would not recommend it in beds or lawn, only on pavement and gravel) you just give them a quick scorch. It should not burn the...
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    yep. I can see the plant in front of me, the...

    yep. I can see the plant in front of me, the dainty looking little shiney leaves on long thin stems, but the name escapes me at the moment.

    Your best source would be a local nursery though!...
  12. ..... and you bother to post because I had a...

    .....

    and you bother to post because I had a typo?
    Major contribution.
    :rolleyes:
  13. I did not have the impression Mom was of that...

    I did not have the impression Mom was of that caliper.
  14. Spineless jellyfish trainer left it to the mother...

    Spineless jellyfish trainer left it to the mother to convey the message.
    It was implied that the girl can't. That is even more powerful than saying the words outright. Nagging self doubt are a...
  15. People who scratch on the self esteem of kids get...

    People who scratch on the self esteem of kids get my dander up.

    I had those upity people in my childhood, and only now, that I am an old cow do I realize how much damage a careless remark here and...
  16. The trainer is a shithead, still: You can fire...

    The trainer is a shithead, still:

    You can fire a student without making the student the problem.

    Suggesting the 12 year old child (TWELVE!!!) should give up riding and show in hand is...
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    The OP told the horse owner. And for all those...

    The OP told the horse owner.

    And for all those who say 'as agent you are required to pass along the offer'

    I don't think the horse owner needs to be informed of all the tire kickers sniffing...
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    10k vs 99k, splitting the difference isn't coming...

    10k vs 99k, splitting the difference isn't coming down 5k, and even then, the hypothetical 54k are 44k above their offer.

    Chutzpa does not begin to cover the nerve to present an offer like that!...
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    talk to the county extension office: Some of the...

    talk to the county extension office: Some of the ornamentals are on the index as invasive species. Some ornamental grasses are on there (or your local state park contact, I understand DeSoto has a...
  20. Missing the button in the ear! ...

    Missing the button in the ear!

    https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR8JmXfz-vFcExsqsDKmIfTMxoEN1Jxx-IQ-NmJP2lf_yYdbcvnDQ

    :winkgrin:

    I can't tell a show dog from a plushy,...
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    I think it's a vicious cycle: People don't take...

    I think it's a vicious cycle: People don't take their pets to expensive checkups (consider all the unchecked and vacced cats and dogs), so the vet has to charge more to make up for it.....

    it had...
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    Yes, I should have put it in quotation marks. ...

    Yes, I should have put it in quotation marks.

    And goldfish aren't as easy as common wisdom suggests either!
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    huh?

    huh?
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    Hah! Like I said, her vet told her it was...

    Hah!
    Like I said, her vet told her it was basically a waste of money to bring the bun in, and no recommendation to specialists. That was before this episode. We got plenty of vets around here, you'd...
  25. on gravel I would flame it off with a torch (I...

    on gravel I would flame it off with a torch (I have not seen them on the US market, but it's widely available in Europe: a long wand, kind of like a metal detector, attached to a propane tank)

    You...
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