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  1. Uh, with "affluenza" now apparently a legal...

    Uh, with "affluenza" now apparently a legal defense for running over four people, it kind of DOES matter "how people are raised."

    Nobody cares who has how much money.
    People do care if you're an...
  2. I got a fb message one day that one of my law...

    I got a fb message one day that one of my law school friend's cancers had returned (at age 28), and that we were encouraged to send cards "quickly."

    I wrote her a card remembering some of our best...
  3. Nobody is bashing people with money. Sorry if...

    Nobody is bashing people with money.

    Sorry if it makes you feel bad or whatever when people mention other people who LEGIT WORKED HARDER THAN YOU to get where they are. OMG someone isn't giving...
  4. Oh PUH-LEEZE. I grew up with quite wealthy...

    Oh PUH-LEEZE.

    I grew up with quite wealthy parents, maybe not Kessler rich but rich enough to fly in the private plane to go have lunch, and it absolutely makes life A MILLION TIMES easier.

    Get...
  5. The difference between having your parents pay...

    The difference between having your parents pay your way and wealthy backers buy horses for you to ride is that to get wealthy backers you really have to hustle and to *keep* wealthy backers you have...
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    I do it in more general categories. From the...

    I do it in more general categories. From the outset I try to keep fixed expenses down, by "allowing" myself 25% for rent, 25% for insurance/gas/etc, 25% for savings, and 25% for fun. If I know my...
  7. Remind her that the phone is a privilege and tell...

    Remind her that the phone is a privilege and tell her that her limit is X.

    Then, let her hit the overage fees if she goes over X.

    If she goes over X, the phone is yours until SHE, PERSONALLY...
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    Or, I dunno, asked them directly to keep it...

    Or, I dunno, asked them directly to keep it down...
  9. ^Because it is ridiculous to use that ride as a...

    ^Because it is ridiculous to use that ride as a spring board to compare two different systems of riding.

    90% of the o/f showing riders in our country are adult amateurs who go around the 3' or...
  10. Comparing Reed to Marcus is comparing a 19 year...

    Comparing Reed to Marcus is comparing a 19 year old to one of the life long masters of the sport. He is the epidemy.



    "Just speculating, never having ridden under a German instructor" is the...
  11. I think some of you guys need to watch Marcus...

    I think some of you guys need to watch Marcus Ehning ride before making sh*t up on the internet about "the German system."

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WuKubLhePw
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    I take my stuff to an artist who prints things on...

    I take my stuff to an artist who prints things on stretched canvas. He can leave a white space around the edge and even photoshops a "frame" on. Thus a giant "framed" picture is like $175 instead of...
  13. ^Time stamp?

    ^Time stamp?
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    Why is she not at least taking the initiative to...

    Why is she not at least taking the initiative to make this post herself???
  15. But people are perfectly fine extrapolating from...

    But people are perfectly fine extrapolating from the list of reported behaviors to "military school."

    My point is that if I adopted an alter and posted as a mom inquiring about my former...
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    Take the train in, meet them in public places...

    Take the train in, meet them in public places like oyster bars/art galleries/theaters/restaurants, get back on the subway in time to catch the last train home.
  17. ^Whoa, now that's crazy talk. I am wondering...

    ^Whoa, now that's crazy talk.

    I am wondering what sort of military school COTH would dream up for my teenage self, what with the hanging out with 25 year olds, drinking in the basement, skinny...
  18. I have no problem with the idea of her making her...

    I have no problem with the idea of her making her own money and living life on her own, I just find it amusing that this is deemed an appropriate solution by people who ALSO feel that it is...
  19. You guys, if OP kicks daughter out and makes her...

    You guys, if OP kicks daughter out and makes her get her own place, who is going to check if daughter is tucked into bed by 9:30 and go through her truck for receipts?

    How will she be adequately...
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    I spent a season with my horse doing schooling...

    I spent a season with my horse doing schooling shows at First Level and Prix Caprilli. It was good practice for him to go out and see lots of different places, and for me who had not shown in...
  21. Uh, ....what exactly is the problem with a 17 1/2...

    Uh, ....what exactly is the problem with a 17 1/2 year old going out at night and spending money she earned herself?

    When I was that age I was travelling TO EUROPE with my friends unchaperoned.
  22. Lol, did either of the brides hike up their skirt...

    Lol, did either of the brides hike up their skirt a little more and show the world to the assembled guests?
  23. I see your x factor and I raise you a red-headed,...

    I see your x factor and I raise you a red-headed, drunk off his @$$, Australian.

    http://youtu.be/PQ2BywKfoL4

    Stick around for the end.
  24. My favorite is "I Will Always Love You" at...

    My favorite is "I Will Always Love You" at weddings.


    People.
    The lyrics include: "So goodbye, please don't cry, we both know I'm not what you need."
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    I didn't know that, but I'm more than happy to...

    I didn't know that, but I'm more than happy to let someone else's server do the storing, where I can just type in two key words in the search box and voila, it appears.

    I mean, yes, I probably...
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