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  1. Thread: Dear Santa

    by Blugal
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    I have a few, and it seems nobody ever clues in...

    I have a few, and it seems nobody ever clues in to what I might want. That darn Santa. I have an Amazon wish list with books, shoes, car floor mats (yes I would be excited) and a few other small...
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    Do you hate her? :lol:

    Do you hate her? :lol:
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    Let's not forget that Carl is a successful young...

    Let's not forget that Carl is a successful young horse trainer and is therefore likely to have not only an eye for a promising prospect, but the ability to develop it.
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    Sticky: I am in Canada and in years past shipping has...

    I am in Canada and in years past shipping has been an issue from both ends. However I've solved my end by simply shopping on US websites and having the shipping done from the US rather than from me....
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    We'd kind of forgotten how bad Monopoly was...

    We'd kind of forgotten how bad Monopoly was because we hadn't played it together for at least 15 years. But my sister-in-law's family gave her a brand new one which she opened on Christmas day with...
  6. I was peripherally involved in something like...

    I was peripherally involved in something like this. The victim actually followed up with our provincial insurer, as she had to pay the deductible and organize having a re-paint through them.

    The...
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    On Christmas day, my brother, sister, and I...

    On Christmas day, my brother, sister, and I played Monopoly with our new sister-in-law. Turns out we all have a history with the game of Monopoly. In my family, my brother tries to finagle deals, I...
  8. Thread: Nigerian scams

    by Blugal
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    There is actually a good novel about this subject...

    There is actually a good novel about this subject called 419, by Will Ferguson. I really enjoyed it, and the perspectives it offered from both sides of the world. Here's a quick summary:
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    I would go with the Cavallo boots. These have...

    I would go with the Cavallo boots. These have worked better for me for longer use than Easyboots. But you do have to measure them correctly, (as any of these kinds of boots).
  10. What about something you can do together, like a...

    What about something you can do together, like a movie night, or going for coffee? And tell her what it's for.
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    It depends. It might be as simple as putting hind...

    It depends. It might be as simple as putting hind shoes on him... why not try it? You might have to change barns, but if you're spending thousands in vet fees, or losing a sale over it, it sounds...
  12. Thread: Deep Litter

    by Blugal
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    Depends on how you define it. I did a modified...

    Depends on how you define it. I did a modified one, cleaned entire stall once a week. Removed manure twice a day. It was hemp bedding. I didn't like it much, there were enough horses that I was...
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    Sticky: For once, on time, I sent my gift I hope it'll...

    For once, on time, I sent my gift
    I hope it'll cause my giftee's spirits to lift
    I don't have an alter
    My rhyme has a falter
    Merrily through the packages she'll sift!
  14. turkey broccoli divan...

    turkey broccoli divan
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    Sometimes it's good that they display their worst...

    Sometimes it's good that they display their worst behaviour at a clinic - you can get tools to help for the next time they decide to do that, at a show!
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    I'm doing home made granola, fudge, and a book I...

    I'm doing home made granola, fudge, and a book I hope he'll like for my Dad. Would he like anything like that?
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    Working my way through (I think) Charlotte Grey...

    Working my way through (I think) Charlotte Grey by Sebastien Faulks. Evidently it's the third in a series but I didn't know that! Picked it up at a 2nd hand bookstore that has amazing staff who will...
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    Sorry to hear that, Fred. My quest was for...

    Sorry to hear that, Fred.

    My quest was for function only - not fashion. These boots are used often for mucking, going up to the ski hill, shovelling out from snow storms, and especially, standing...
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    Update. I went to a different Mark's yesterday...

    Update. I went to a different Mark's yesterday and they had a much bigger selection of boots - including Sorel Alpha Pac and Snow Lion as linked previously. Their website did NOT show this, so it was...
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    Those look pretty good too. There are no local...

    Those look pretty good too. There are no local stores though, so I'd have to chance ordering online.
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    Haven't heard of Pajar, will have a look. I...

    Haven't heard of Pajar, will have a look.

    I think I've finally found what I wanted (why aren't these advertised on the Sorel website, for goodness' sake???) - Sorel Alpha Pac Winter Boots or Sorel...
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    Ugh, I'm in the same boat. My Sorels have lasted...

    Ugh, I'm in the same boat. My Sorels have lasted me approximately 18 years - the heavy duty clompy kind. But they work for snow shoveling, mucking, clipping in cold weather, toboganning!

    So I...
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    Well the whole point of the back-and-forth on...

    Well the whole point of the back-and-forth on fashion vs. personal preference is the USEF rule that was posted on page 1, which states:
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    I made my schooling standards from 2x4s. One...

    I made my schooling standards from 2x4s. One 8-foot 2x4 cut in half is the upright part. Then the feet are just another 8 footer cut into sections (two 2.5 feet, and two 1.5 feet, if I recall...
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    Are you talking about Michael Jung or someone...

    Are you talking about Michael Jung or someone else?
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