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    I broke a lease when the roof leaked. Their idea...

    I broke a lease when the roof leaked. Their idea of fixed was spraying the brown spots on the ceiling with Kilz. The roof didn't leak until it was fixed after Hurricane Isabel. The roofers...
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    The sitting trot is what has been mangling my...

    The sitting trot is what has been mangling my back. Last week - sitting trot without stirrups. :disgust: I keep telling myself it's practice for a park walk.
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    If it makes you feel any better, I've been riding...

    If it makes you feel any better, I've been riding an old eventer type schoolie during the week, so I can get back on a good saddlebred.

    The amount of leg needed to get this guy to trot is...
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    I'm with you. My dislike of football is only...

    I'm with you.

    My dislike of football is only exceeded by my dislike of basketball (I grew up in Indiana:winkgrin:)

    The one thing I love is when Mom unplugs the TV on Thanksgiving & Christmas. ...
  5. I live many hours from where I grew up, so I go...

    I live many hours from where I grew up, so I go the funerals of those that I really care about. Lucky for me, I couldn't give 2 s**ts about the people I went to school with so the list is pretty...
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    Sidepassing isn't something that a lot of show...

    Sidepassing isn't something that a lot of show horses know. My trainer does work them sideways down the barn, mainly to help them pick up a canter. He's also older than dirt. I've never seen a...
  7. I agree with kdow. My 'disability' is sort of...

    I agree with kdow. My 'disability' is sort of invisible - I don't always limp when my craptastic ankles hurt.:D I got half way serious about riding at the beginning of the summer. My other problem...
  8. D&M Cattle Co. in Nokesville hosted the Wounded...

    D&M Cattle Co. in Nokesville hosted the Wounded Warrior Cutting Horse Classic in the past.

    I'm not sure if they still do or how active it is. I ride across the street; it's been pretty quiet on...
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    I bought my first horse from a dead guy. :D ...

    I bought my first horse from a dead guy. :D Freaky thing was he & my dad worked horses together years earlier& had a similar manner. First time dad saw the horse, I swear the mare acted like she...
  10. I don't' use it for scratching issues, but...

    I don't' use it for scratching issues, but Feliway does a wonderful job of keeping my very vocal Siamese from screaming. I can tell when the diffuser is empty.
  11. The only etiquette tip I can offer - please,...

    The only etiquette tip I can offer -

    please, Please, PLEASE, do not stand buck naked so the first thing I'm greeted with when I walk in the locker room is you in all your naked glory.

    I just...
  12. That sounds exactly like something this sleazy...

    That sounds exactly like something this sleazy landlord would do.

    No way in H*LL would I finance ANYTHING through him.

    He had a couple guys cleaning the place yesterday - I could smell the...
  13. Random people around this house, day & night,...

    Random people around this house, day & night, would be nothing new. I'm not even sure that anyone would notice. I love the Addams family idea, but I don't it would have phased most of the people...
  14. I laugh at this because the first time I got...

    I laugh at this because the first time I got Greek yogurt, I ended up adding about a cup of Splenda to the container so I could get it down (mixed with fresh fruit) It was like eating sour cream...
  15. Yikes, the house next door is for sale - on Craigslist

    So the (rental) house from hell is next door is up for sale - on Craigslist. The last tenants were evicted the end of July.



    Love the no credit check on a $180K purchase. That ought to bring...
  16. Thread: W snaffle

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    Otherwise known as a scissor snaffle: ...

    Otherwise known as a scissor snaffle:

    http://www.teskeys.com/double-twisted-wire-snaffle.html

    It's considered a stronger bit because the 2 joints can stick in the top of their mouth paired with...
  17. This happened to my mother. The coordinator...

    This happened to my mother. The coordinator offered to pay for her so that they had 100% participation. Not a pretty conversation. The woman was told where she could stick her United Way.

    I had...
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    We get those deals (at the low low prices) at...

    We get those deals (at the low low prices) at work fairly frequently. I only bought the certificates because they were that cheap. I never had a problem with the actual cost being higher than...
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    I get these calls All. The. Time. A recorded...

    I get these calls All. The. Time. A recorded message, with the option of 1 for more information, and 3 to remove you from the call list. Option 3 apparently doesn't work.

    My only question is...
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    You have to read the FINE print. I've gotten...

    You have to read the FINE print. I've gotten these certificates in the past through work. A $10 certificate usually requires a $20 purchase; a $25 certificate a $50 purchase. Some places include...
  21. I work for the Navy - we literally have acronyms...

    I work for the Navy - we literally have acronyms for other acronyms!

    Commander, Operational Test & Evaluation Force = COMOPTEVFOR = COTF :)

    The document I'm working on now has an acronym list...
  22. Thread: London

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    The Royal Mews. I went there several years ago...

    The Royal Mews.

    I went there several years ago with a couple non-horsey liberty buddies. I think they enjoyed it more than I did. It was the one think I put my foot down that I wanted to...
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    Sure you can. An electric heat tape will cost...

    Sure you can.

    An electric heat tape will cost at least $10.

    A small space heater is at least $15.

    A 100w light bulb was less than $1.00

    The amount of power used by that light bulb is less...
  24. It's de je vu all over again. There was the...

    It's de je vu all over again.

    There was the almost same battle here the definition of a hoodlum about 6 months ago. Apparently, French Fry didn't get the message the last time. (I think she...
  25. That's basically the ad Mom is putting in her...

    That's basically the ad Mom is putting in her local Craigslist for the barn we board at.

    **Remember how cold it was when you were feeding in -20 temperatures last year? Let us do the work while...
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