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    So…. are you going to ask him if he Has People...

    So…. are you going to ask him if he Has People For That (managing his busy social media life, that is)? Seriously, why not ask the man if he feels exploited?
  2. Ah, yes. It would suck heartily if the BM...

    Ah, yes. It would suck heartily if the BM arrangement meant that the OP had lots of responsibility and no power.

    I'm old and in the middle of doing Balls Out ICU Hospice Care for my end-of-life...
  3. Well at least start by capitalizing the dang...

    Well at least start by capitalizing the dang thang!
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    That's so true! When I realized that my...

    That's so true!

    When I realized that my sister and I had very, very different perceptions of our family growing up, I was surprised…. and felt a little lonely. All that time, I thought that I...
  5. Thread: Men and Anger

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    Why are you getting mad at me? My points were...

    Why are you getting mad at me?

    My points were two:

    1. Being a woman or small doesn't always make one a victim. IMO, the previous post implied that different rules applied for the short/light...
  6. Thread: Men and Anger

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    Why are you getting mad at me? My points were...

    Why are you getting mad at me?

    My points were two:

    1. Being a woman or small doesn't always make one a victim. IMO, the previous post implied that different rules applied for the short/light...
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    Heck yeah to crossing her* with a WB. *Of...

    Heck yeah to crossing her* with a WB.

    *Of course, the mare would have to be very special before I'd breed her. Been there done that and got a nice horse out of it. But I think I could buy better...
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    Ooh…. this reignites my fantasy of creating an...

    Ooh…. this reignites my fantasy of creating an Appendix QH Breeding Empire… in which those nice-minded horses are bred to move well enough to rival WBs. You know, the Appendix QH was the answer to...
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    Schweet! Thanks. I'm not well-connected in the...

    Schweet! Thanks. I'm not well-connected in the cow world so I'm not buying her for cattle-bossing-around (though I'm not opposed!).

    And I'm not sure HOs don't have papers. Put the criticism...
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    Thanks. I didn't know that. Is that the same...

    Thanks. I didn't know that. Is that the same for TBs? Or does it depend on which online pedigree generator you use?
  11. I think the causes are the fresh box and his...

    I think the causes are the fresh box and his previous under-socialization.

    Consider him to be at the "Wow… what's that?" stage with the litter box cleaning…. and you as a play thing. He doesn't...
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    Stupid question: Insofar as she's in this...

    Stupid question: Insofar as she's in this database, doesn't that mean she is registered? How else would Anyone Official know that she exists?

    Oops, ETA: I kept reading and discovered that, yeah,...
  13. Thread: Sale is a verb?

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    And another thing! What is UP with the whole...

    And another thing!

    What is UP with the whole addition-of-random-apostrophes thing, as in above?

    If it's gameboys, then its also ATVs.

    And you'd think Gameboys would be capitalized since its...
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    And how would you *know* if there was no...

    And how would you *know* if there was no abuse/issues/trauma "legitimate" enough to warrant estrangement?

    I'd be slow to judge and circumspect about it. Many families with a convincing "look...
  15. 1. Effin' awesome. Can I get a YouTube link? ...

    1. Effin' awesome. Can I get a YouTube link?

    B. Yeah, I think that was a Victorian, pre-FDA, patent medicine thing.
  16. Spin-off from Loud Convos in Public Transport: Don't talk to me while I'm peeing.

    Sometimes, friends, there are times where the Civilized Person does everyone a favor by pretending that things aren't happening.

    For women, at least, I think one of those things is maintaining a...
  17. Thread: Cat irony

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    That's a four legged, fur covered, tilty headed,...

    That's a four legged, fur covered, tilty headed, maybe-will-hiss-at-you, female, 7 pound Baby Jesus, to you.
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    Thank you. The seller says she bred the horse. ...

    Thank you. The seller says she bred the horse. I'm not buying her to breed and don't need papers…. except, perhaps, for the fact that I will resell her some day. I do prefer that people register...
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    What's the large heart gene? It's a TB thing?

    What's the large heart gene? It's a TB thing?
  20. Thread: Sale is a verb?

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    No. Just then, I was being an idiot…. and an...

    No. Just then, I was being an idiot…. and an idiot of the illiterate variety. See, this is what happens when you hear the language you'll type.

    I don't want any Culture Rot on me. But I think...
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    Yabbut whether the kid will ride for a package of...

    Yabbut whether the kid will ride for a package of 10 lessons or spend a decade at it, you can't let them think that the animal is a Dixie cup. Truly, the under 10 kids I teach for, say, a summer...
  22. Let me make some "carrot" and "stick" additions....

    Let me make some "carrot" and "stick" additions.

    Start with, "I know you want to do right by your mare. As your BM with lots of experience, let me tell you what I see and help you figure out how...
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    Yeah, Aggie4bar, I'm most bummed by the attempt...

    Yeah, Aggie4bar, I'm most bummed by the attempt to obfuscate with language, i.e. weaseling.

    Be stupid if you like (or can't help yourself). But don't be dishonest. The creep-i-licious thing is...
  24. Thread: Sale is a verb?

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    Me, too. And to my mind, there's a difference...

    Me, too.

    And to my mind, there's a difference between a historical event and a historic event. I'm not sure the Brits use those words the same way, or to convey two different meanings. ...
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    Pedigree help--- you TB and Appendix QH types?

    I'm going to look at a mare that I think counts as an Appendix QH. I like the breed, but I don't know jack about modern bloodlines.

    Her pedigree might not be remarkable, but will you TB, AQHA and...
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