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    Since your locale says you live in WI - here is...

    Since your locale says you live in WI - here is what very little I know about WI law.

    There is no property line limit to where the deer stand can be put up. However, you are supposed to be some...
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    Let me tell you a brief story about Sir Butthead....

    Let me tell you a brief story about Sir Butthead.

    Sir Butthead is a horse I raised from a baby. For a long while, he was pretty good about his feet, w/ the occasional snatch. Then, when he grew...
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    Drunk driving is extremely problematic in this...

    Drunk driving is extremely problematic in this state... However, it is not a strong argument here. Laws are written to in a poor attempt to prevent habitual drunks from getting behind the wheel. ...
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    Well, all of this debate but the gun control...

    Well, all of this debate but the gun control issues might eventually become an issue of Darwinism or there become so many incidents of stupidity or quick and deadly violence that society finally...
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    I define myself as a liberal - primarily because...

    I define myself as a liberal - primarily because of education and women's rights... but I don't like pot smoking for what it does to kids' brains. More to the point, DH and grandpa just called my 6...
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    well thank goodness this thread changed from bad...

    well thank goodness this thread changed from bad children to vomiting and rough landings...

    I was one of "those" parents w/ a crying child. We were flying home from china with our newly adopted...
  7. Uhm, yes - because that's how it works - And...

    Uhm, yes - because that's how it works - And please reference the primary literature showing organ damage as well as the concentration of round up in the corn crop, not the plants, because I'd like...
  8. Plant specific means that biochemically round up...

    Plant specific means that biochemically round up targets an enzyme that is specific only to plants. Not plant specific as in a specific type of plant.

    Pesticide is a general term to mean kill a...
  9. It's been said already but... 2,4 D is an old...

    It's been said already but...

    2,4 D is an old herbicide- one that round up basically replaced in many aspects.

    From a chemical perspective, round up is a good pesticide - plant specific as its...
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    so. I'm not coping. Perhaps I should start a...

    so. I'm not coping. Perhaps I should start a different thread. But how does one cope and get fit/ready for the up coming season.

    I have one younger horse who was solid in work up until...
  11. filling the holes with dog poop deterred ours...

    filling the holes with dog poop deterred ours (golden) - at least from digging in the same spot.

    Once she did dug a human leg-breaking narrow trench,~ 8 to 10" deep, for about 15 feet. She was...
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    And... we're in prime form to be the 3rd coldest...

    And... we're in prime form to be the 3rd coldest winter on record. On RECORD folks... average temp (high and lows) from Dec- Feb is a grand ol' ~7.5F....

    And those who don't mind snow - it...
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    If I were hearing these comments where I work, a...

    If I were hearing these comments where I work, a university, there would be trouble. Comments about a woman's dress, body, etc are considered contributing to a hostile work environment and simply...
  14. Thread: Fashion PSAs

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    While I'm not disagreeing (at all) about nude...

    While I'm not disagreeing (at all) about nude leggings or tights as pants... the bike riding picture...:eek:

    but it becomes a women's rights/self image issue when arguments about fashion bring in...
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    I don't know what to think of this thread. I...

    I don't know what to think of this thread. I work on a college campus and have a 10 yr old daughter who loves to wear (thick) cotton leggins. What message do I want her to get about fashion and...
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    I agree w/ this - no way would I being doing hard...

    I agree w/ this - no way would I being doing hard work (i.e trot and canter sets) in that temp (5 F) - even for my N & T horses.
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    First, I never said the Amish were models of...

    First, I never said the Amish were models of horsemanship nor that seriously hard work could not do damage to horses or people.

    And temps close to or above freezing most of the time does not...
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    I have found the limiting factor has always been...

    I have found the limiting factor has always been me.

    W/r/t the "damage" done to horses' lungs due to exercising in cold weather, I have to say that the limited studies done on this subject do not...
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    We have two different types. The first is the...

    We have two different types.

    The first is the shallow type, automatic filler. that one was placed where the wind can hit it so it will ice over when there is a strong wind w/ a wicked wind chill....
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    I haven't read the whole thread yet, but yeah,...

    I haven't read the whole thread yet, but yeah, no.

    I have kids - one who is 6 - and if they even considered touching someone else's cart they'd be in big trouble and they would have to apologize...
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    In this state, from what I understand - You...

    In this state, from what I understand -

    You are responsible to clear sidewalks and parking lots so that people can move around. However, you are still not liable for someone slipping and falling...
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    hmmm. As a parent, I don't know where I stand on...

    hmmm. As a parent, I don't know where I stand on the parking issue. I haven't seen them or used them, but when the kids were little, I could see where being closer would have made life easier...
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    PUI = primarily undergraduate institution best...

    PUI = primarily undergraduate institution

    best of luck in your permanent job search!

    And yes, we face the conundrum of hiring faculty or hiring "grunts", meaning their "only" job is teaching...
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    Working as an adjunct is unlikely to get you a...

    Working as an adjunct is unlikely to get you a permanent faculty position at undergraduate schools and certainly not at a R1 unless, as part of your adjunct position in the sciences, you are doing...
  25. Just a thought from someone who is NOT a bovine...

    Just a thought from someone who is NOT a bovine expert - but could it be due to where the calf is born and kept. Most beef cows that I know of are out on (very large) pasture, calve out on pasture...
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