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    It's normal if the landlord has had problems with...

    It's normal if the landlord has had problems with tenants who flush anything and everything under the sun down the toilet and he/she has had to pump out the system because of it.

    We have a septic...
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    :yes: Hence the suggestion that when you get a...

    :yes:

    Hence the suggestion that when you get a few steps of correct, you praise and then go back to it. You're not looking for perfection, just improvement.

    My horse was unlearning bad habits...
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    Disclaimer: It's taken me the better part of five...

    Disclaimer: It's taken me the better part of five years to even get a glimmer of what riding dressage is supposed to be about. So you can take this with a grain -- or 50# block -- of salt. Your...
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    :confused: What does working for Xerox have to...

    :confused:

    What does working for Xerox have to do with your situation?

    I've worked with rude, negative people who came from large, multi-national companies. I think it may have had something...
  5. No. Regular yogurt, yes. Greek yogurt, no.

    No.

    Regular yogurt, yes.

    Greek yogurt, no.
  6. I'd never heard of them either until I got mine...

    I'd never heard of them either until I got mine from a friend who used it on her bull-dog QH. It was the only saddle that even came close to fitting my horse. I had a fitter out who adjusted it, but...
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    Sign I saw on our last vacation: No matter...

    Sign I saw on our last vacation:

    No matter what your GPS or iPhone tells you,
    Turn left here to get to <Name of Company>
  8. Night of the Lepus -giant bunnies attack! ...

    Night of the Lepus -giant bunnies attack!

    Seriously bad stuff starring Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun and Stuart Whitman.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yww2x3bm9k
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    Oh my. :eek: You dodged a bullet on that one.

    Oh my. :eek: You dodged a bullet on that one.
  10. Thornhill Germania Klasse fits my very wide, very...

    Thornhill Germania Klasse fits my very wide, very round Arabian. Neither Duetts nor Wintecs worked for him -- they both rocked (and not in a good way ;)).
  11. Even better, she's a great-granddaughter of Forta...

    Even better, she's a great-granddaughter of Forta on the tail line, a Polish mare you'll find in many many successful performance Arabians.
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    I LOVE scary movies. Several have already...

    I LOVE scary movies.

    Several have already recommended The Haunting (1963), but it deserves another mention. It is truly a classic, directed by Robert Wise, who also brought us The Sound of Music....
  13. Thread: best box wines?

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    I second (or third or whatever) the Target brand....

    I second (or third or whatever) the Target brand. It's pretty good and one of the few boxed Sauvignon Blancs I can find. Don't know about the Chardonnay or reds.

    It's California wine, too, which...
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    *ding-ding* That kid needs a parent upgrade. ...

    *ding-ding* That kid needs a parent upgrade.

    And haven't we ALL seen adult "horsemen" who miss the signs of a horse that's just about had it? I know I have.

    They push a horse, don't give it a...
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    :lol: Normally, we would have NEVER processed...

    :lol:

    Normally, we would have NEVER processed an animal that size or at least lined up several other parties to split the meat with. But in this circumstance, it was either process or just bury...
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    We got SO much hamburger from the last one...

    We got SO much hamburger from the last one because that bull weighed over 2,000#. Because there was so little marbling, our processor recommended that we put more than the usual number of cuts into...
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    That hasn't been my experience. OP, we raise...

    That hasn't been my experience.

    OP, we raise cattle and butcher one every now and then. We split the meat with friends and they finish the animals for us. So I can't really speak to what they...
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    This just might be my new sig line. :eek:...

    This just might be my new sig line. :eek: :winkgrin:
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    Your co-worker doesn't care. Tell your manager...

    Your co-worker doesn't care. Tell your manager and HR you need to change offices.

    I don't work next to anyone who smokes, and I'm not sensitive to third-hand smoke anyway. But if I had this...
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    A big THANK YOU to the well-informed on this...

    A big THANK YOU to the well-informed on this thread (especially Hazelnut for the tutorial on enveloped and non-enveloped viruses). Ebola is a very serious matter and I, too, was wondering when the...
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    Then don't play the game. Keep taking the...

    Then don't play the game.

    Keep taking the folder back or put it where he can't find it. If he asks you where it is, be polite and vague ... "I'm sure it's around here somewhere" or "Where did I...
  22. If that house is haunted, it's by angry deceased...

    If that house is haunted, it's by angry deceased interior decorators. I haven't seen that much kitschy stuff since we cleaned out my great aunt's attic after she died.
  23. I really like the "seat looks great" comments. ...

    I really like the "seat looks great" comments.

    Uh huh ... Air time at the canter is always good. :p
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    Good heavens. The things people do to maintain...

    Good heavens. The things people do to maintain the mane. :lol:

    My horse, aka the rock star, has a lot of hair. I brush his mane before I ride. That's it.

    I rarely wash or condition his mane....
  25. Note to self: Tell those mud daubers that stung...

    Note to self: Tell those mud daubers that stung me they are rare. ;)

    If it's not a yellow jacket or hornet nest, I'm with those who say leave it alone. In that location, wasps of any sort aren't...
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