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  1. Samsheild Matt any warranty against scuff marks/ how to fix it?

    I have the most basic Samsheild helmet. Love it to bits, but I noticed that some of the matte stuff on the front of the helmet has kind of scuffed off? So there's a large portion of the front of the...
  2. Forgive my ignorance, but could you explain this...

    Forgive my ignorance, but could you explain this a little :)
  3. Extra bounce is in the trot you are correct....

    Extra bounce is in the trot you are correct. She's more of a warmblood/sport pony type, previous gelding was OTTB.

    I am riding her with a trainer! We've been working on the jumping loose and...
  4. Riding a new 'powerful' horse and suddenly its a massive workout? Am I going crazy!

    So I've been riding since I was little, am mid twenties now, started back up consistently (2-3 times a week) after only riding off/on for a few years due to financial/student woes.

    I started...
  5. I speak some basic Swedish having lived there for...

    I speak some basic Swedish having lived there for a year. Everyone joked that Norwegian was just happy Swedish. There are small differences, similar to the differences between German and 'Bavarian...
  6. Any car insurance wizzes? Potentially dumb question from a first time car-owner!

    So I bought a car in the summer and when we got insurance they asked how many km/ year we would be driving. Having never had my own car I had no idea, so they ball parked at 25,000km. Well.. the barn...
  7. Picky eater here (no leafy greens and certain...

    Picky eater here (no leafy greens and certain 'bits'). Personally, only once have I encountered a meal where I couldn't bring myself to eat it. My usual tactic is to just take the smallest amount of...
  8. I lived in France for a year and my parents sent...

    I lived in France for a year and my parents sent my sister and I to grade 4 and 5 with only a couple sentences of French (In a fully French school, public, only one teacher in the whole school spoke...
  9. You're totally correct that the industry is...

    You're totally correct that the industry is hugely flawed. Promoting one body type is hazardous. And it's all economics based. By promoting a body type that few people have and photoshopping these...
  10. There are ways to criticize an industry without...

    There are ways to criticize an industry without putting down a legitimate body type. Young girls face enough problems with self esteem and the answer isn't to pick a new ideal body type. The answer...
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    Bringing evolution into this is missing the...

    Bringing evolution into this is missing the point. A century ago so many would die young from diseases that are now curable. By the same standards those people were 'never supposed to reproduce', but...
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    Chin up! It's quite the process. I broke up...

    Chin up! It's quite the process.

    I broke up with a guy who I had been mentally preparing to break up with for months. It took ages for em to actually do it and as soon as I did it, I regretted it....
  13. Americans... why do I still have to swipe my credit card?!!?!

    So I'm a Canuck here, have also lived/ travelled through Europe for a few years, went on vacation down in your lovely land recently and realized you guys still don't have the ability to use a pin on...
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    If your gut tells you something isn't right,...

    If your gut tells you something isn't right, listen. It sucks, but a lot of relationships go out with a sizzle not a bang and I feel like that is a lot harder. It's one thing to drop someone after...
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    I'm a Christmas nut! I'm not actually religious,...

    I'm a Christmas nut! I'm not actually religious, but I love decorating, lights and I love giving.

    This is my first year of having a steady job having been a student for my 22 years before that and...
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    The reality is not only is being transgendered...

    The reality is not only is being transgendered completely legitimate (why on earth would anyone chose such a dangerous and difficult path!!?!) its completely harmless.

    Lying about being trans when...
  17. haha Korea wasn't exactly a stable place when my...

    haha Korea wasn't exactly a stable place when my mum graduated nor is she American or speak American English.

    But as soon as she understood why, it made perfect sense. She was exactly the type of...
  18. This reminds me of a story my mum told me. When...

    This reminds me of a story my mum told me. When she first got her teaching degree (EE and Kindergarten) she wanted to go and teach in Africa for a few years. When she applied she was repeatedly...
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    Something that has really really stuck out to me...

    Something that has really really stuck out to me through all of this is how if someone does something wrong and he's black, latino etc. it somehow reflects badly on the entire race, but the minute...
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    I can't speak for all tech/web companies, but...

    I can't speak for all tech/web companies, but project management is one place we would absolutely require a tech/cs based degree and then the requirements that ensure you are a capable manager. If...
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    What ^ said. At the barn I used to ride at all...

    What ^ said.

    At the barn I used to ride at all of the horses that did the higher lessons/shows were either older guys stepping down and no longer able to compete as often or young horses the owner...
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    I have elevated risk of stroke and can't take...

    I have elevated risk of stroke and can't take hormonal BC. Tried the mini pill (Prog. only) and thought it was alright until I stopped taking it and realized how groggy I had been.

    The next thing...
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    Threads and gossip discussing her weight would...

    Threads and gossip discussing her weight would not help her if it was a health issue. No one has even fixed a weight issue in a mentally healthy way by being bullied or embarrassed into it.
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    Huh. I did as well and checking both NFL and ON...

    Huh. I did as well and checking both NFL and ON (where I had it done). Luckily I was still covered by my parent's at the time, but that's news to me if they are covering it now :P
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    What province are you in that covers wisdom teeth...

    What province are you in that covers wisdom teeth extraction? That's not covered in mine.

    Emergency dental yes. Alberta, for example, outlines that it will only cover dental surgery performed in a...
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