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  1. That appears to be a counterfeit site, not a...

    That appears to be a counterfeit site, not a factory outlet, fyi. http://www.barbour.com/counterfeit-education
  2. So, going on my limited knowledge of these cases...

    So, going on my limited knowledge of these cases from a paper I wrote in law school... there's a distinct difference between wrongful birth and wrongful life, with a wrongful birth being brought by...
  3. I did an inn to inn tour on the Costa Brava with...

    I did an inn to inn tour on the Costa Brava with these guys a few years back, and it was FANTASTIC. Gorgeous scenery, great food, really neat places to stay, and lots of wine. And I'm sure you...
  4. In the fantasy vein, the Gentleman Bastard books...

    In the fantasy vein, the Gentleman Bastard books by Scott Lynch (Lies of Locke Lemora, Red Seas Under Red Skies, Republic of Thieves are the ones out so far) are fantastic - it's set in a magic,...
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    How far is she willing to travel, and how much is...

    How far is she willing to travel, and how much is she willing to spend?
  6. Always possible that the sale happened because...

    Always possible that the sale happened because the horse is sound enough for the 2* level, but not the 4* anymore at 14. Or maybe not. Either way, lucky kid!
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    I read most of the sites I follow using RSS feeds...

    I read most of the sites I follow using RSS feeds (feedly, specifically), and while EN's issue with only the first bit of the article showing up on the reader has been fixed, the lead photo on each...
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    Induction is fantastic. My parents' stove has...

    Induction is fantastic. My parents' stove has both - five induction burners and two gas burners, and both sets get regular use. Their induction doesn't have an alarm if you set something on the...
  9. My childhood dog, the vets convinced my mom to...

    My childhood dog, the vets convinced my mom to keep around far longer than would have been kind. They were pushing for regular IV fluids, which made the dog miserable every time she received them -...
  10. Is $30 that much more than they've been? They'll...

    Is $30 that much more than they've been? They'll be on sale in January, so just buy one then. :)
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    Is this one of those "if you have to ask the...

    Is this one of those "if you have to ask the price, you can't afford it" things?

    I'm between horses, or otherwise would be considering - and I would personally ballpark it on what a George...
  12. Jennie Brannigan has breeches with the SmartPak...

    Jennie Brannigan has breeches with the SmartPak logo, I believe.
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    It wasn't just me that thought that, right? I'm...

    It wasn't just me that thought that, right? I'm sorry, but that's a terrible place to flag someone down, WOW. I think usually there are designated stopping points for a hold on course, so that they...
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    I have a Nook simple touch and I love it. In my...

    I have a Nook simple touch and I love it. In my younger days, I would bring a literal backpack full of books on a weeklong vacation; I just spent a month abroad with only my little Nook. Turning it...
  15. As someone that was also injured due to a dog on...

    As someone that was also injured due to a dog on xc - in my case, I was schooling, and I needed surgery twice to repair my ankle, which will never been the same - I am all for banning dogs on xc. I...
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    Get a Clarisonic (http://www.clarisonic.com). A...

    Get a Clarisonic. A bit expensive, but so worth it, my skin has been so much better since I started using one.
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    I apologize for trying to get some sort of...

    I apologize for trying to get some sort of confirmation before doing something drastic and expensive, like pulling my horse out and putting her in isolation. I also wanted to get something more...
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    I was told yes, one pony has an abscess, and the...

    I was told yes, one pony has an abscess, and the first three horses to get sick were cultured and it was positive. I think I will text about when I'm leaving and mention that I've been hearing...
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    So, update - I didn't actually call either the...

    So, update - I didn't actually call either the state or my one vet about quarantine (I've used more than one vet in this area for various reasons, so I have a good working relationship with several,...
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    I am strongly considering calling the NJ vets...

    I am strongly considering calling the NJ vets tomorrow about this, contingent on vet advice... judging from the address on the website on your signature, you're not particularly close to this barn,...
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    Ah, North Jersey... not exactly teeming with...

    Ah, North Jersey... not exactly teeming with places zoned for horses that isn't already populated with them. And you pay out your nose for everything. The flip side is that there are world class...
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    I plan to tomorrow, and I think they might have...

    I plan to tomorrow, and I think they might have the facilities to quarantine at their clinic - but I didn't want to call and bother them on the weekend for something that's not really an emergency...
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    To clarify, I'm certainly not planning to move...

    To clarify, I'm certainly not planning to move her to anywhere that is not equipped to handle a proper quarantine, or without full disclosure that she's probably been exposed! My question is more...
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    Strangles - what to do?

    Found out today the barn my mare is currently at has a strangles outbreak. That has been going on since mid-April and no one has informed the boarders of... I found out because I saw some loose...
  25. I used mine for the first time today - I got both...

    I used mine for the first time today - I got both Vanilla Lavender and Citrus Ginger, and used the Citrus Ginger. Scent is very subtle - if anything, I wouldn't mind a bit more. Didn't mind the...
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