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  1. Of course, neither of the above tall people ever...

    Of course, neither of the above tall people ever had to learn to ride or perhaps made mistakes.
  2. I'm sorry this happened to you - and I would be...

    I'm sorry this happened to you - and I would be BEYOND livid.

    If they're not back to you immediately, cite their violation of the ADA and suggest that you will be contacting your congressman, your...
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    What's wrong with using your parent's house if...

    What's wrong with using your parent's house if they offer? I've offered my house to my best friend. I have a small rowhouse. 1100 square feet. It can accommodate 50 or so depending on the weather....
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    As far as the 3'6" thing goes, here's the thing:...

    As far as the 3'6" thing goes, here's the thing:

    There are a bazillion horses that can jump 3'6" successfully.

    There are about half a bazillion that can do it and make the strides successfully,...
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    My spinny thing says $3 for $25 gift cards today....

    My spinny thing says $3 for $25 gift cards today. I've gotten the $1 for $25 ones before. I stocked up and wound up not using most of them, but they're not a scam.
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    Generally not a scam. They figure that you'll...

    Generally not a scam. They figure that you'll probably order fairly generously given the certificate, but you'll also probably be back. Just make sure you tip on the actual amount of the bill, not...
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    As far as costs go, I'd say it depends. My...

    As far as costs go, I'd say it depends.

    My friend who was trying to pull off "simple" discovered simple is between $20-30K in DC, on average. Now she's doing a courthouse and a party.

    She's...
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    You CAN get a mortgage without a credit score -...

    You CAN get a mortgage without a credit score - if you've got a 20% downpayment and a bank willing to do manual underwriting and if you jump through the four thousand hoops they require in order to...
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    This is not necessarily good advice. In fact,...

    This is not necessarily good advice. In fact, it's rather shortsighted.

    As someone who worked for a mortgage company, even with a significant down payment, your credit score was scrutinized. It...
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    No whites! Have a great time! Oh, and the...

    No whites! Have a great time!

    Oh, and the warm up ring is generally a nightmare no matter what, so don't be surprised.
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    I wear rust on occasion. I'd do the grey with the...

    I wear rust on occasion. I'd do the grey with the right coat as long as they were flattering gray - I tend to prefer charcoal, but light grey is more appropriate if one were to actually show in them...
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    This was actually on the news today. Evidently,...

    This was actually on the news today. Evidently, according to whicheverPostetiquettepersonisstillalive, "tacky" to have a cash bar, or a cover charge, or a parking charge, or expect your guests to...
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    Great post, meup. I'm the owner of a horse who...

    Great post, meup.

    I'm the owner of a horse who has taken me to Upperville, HITS, Loudoun, gone sidesaddle, hunted, gone XC, and clinic'd with some of the best. I got that ride through the...
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    $20 at the door?!?!?!!? I'm the MOH at an...

    $20 at the door?!?!?!!?

    I'm the MOH at an upcoming wedding and I sent her the hamper thing. She told me I could dress in a tutu and bring her a candy bar and she'd be ecstatic because I was...
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    OMG. What a witch. I was always raised to write a...

    OMG. What a witch. I was always raised to write a polite thank you note for gifts, and never to complain about them, regardless of how peculiar they might be. And I think a nice basket full of fun...
  16. I'd love to see more optimum time. It would...

    I'd love to see more optimum time. It would reduce a lot of the insanity at the lower levels.
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    http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2014/04...

    http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2014/04/24/olathe-honda-owner-gets-confused-with-kkk-leader.html?page=all

    Looks like the other Frank is in the clear.
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    Early 20s for me. I was going to leave it until...

    Early 20s for me. I was going to leave it until some hair goddess decided to change it when I was having a moment of "ZOMG, make me ready for a job interview." She did and it looked great. So I kept...
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    See, you've now somehow managed to extrapolate...

    See, you've now somehow managed to extrapolate that I had affairs at 19 and made the same choices she did. I did not. FWIW, I am not married, but I am a serial monogamist. Most of the relationships...
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    I think it's superb when people pass judgment on...

    I think it's superb when people pass judgment on a murder victim from behind their computers. Deception and cruelty? Unsavory? Is that really for you to say? She was 19. She was killed and left in an...
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    I agree completely. This is a sport you can do...

    I agree completely. This is a sport you can do for a large portion of your life - why do we so glorify a twee part of it that happens during a time in most people's lives when frankly, they're not...
  22. Itchy, it sounds like your horse needs to be...

    Itchy, it sounds like your horse needs to be better broke. If you mess with her you wind up with her EAR in your MOUTH? How does that even happen?

    And if you tell her to listen to you (i.e., um,...
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    I'm sorry, but since when is Jim Hoft considered...

    I'm sorry, but since when is Jim Hoft considered a credible news source? Where are all the backup articles confirming the same thing, from someone a bit... less biased? I notice no one has actually...
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    Having worked for a mortgage company, I would say...

    Having worked for a mortgage company, I would say it depends. If it's affordable and has good bones and no major issues, that's not a bad thing. But check small things that can become big things -...
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    Erm, then don't you suppose calling it anything...

    Erm, then don't you suppose calling it anything OTHER than a "butt plug" would be useful? Especially since it isn't technically a butt plug?
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