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    The kids who want them pre-assembled are more...

    The kids who want them pre-assembled are more like kids who don't color at all, just look at pictures.

    The way most kids I know play with those new Lego theme kits is actually pretty cool, they...
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    How many people here actually LIKE being a...

    How many people here actually LIKE being a wedding guest? 90% of the time, I don't enjoy the stereotypical wedding at all...big guest list, church ceremony, reception in some big hall with a band...
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    Would your husband be interested in learning Spanish? If you were talking to the kids in sentences suitably simple for toddlers in Spanish, that would be an excellent opportunity for him to start...
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    We get wedding invitations from DH's nieces,...

    We get wedding invitations from DH's nieces, nephews, second cousins, etc... out in Wisconsin, fairly frequently, we're here in Mass. He has a very large family, with many in the generation after us...
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    :lol: You aren't old! I am, sort of, at 51. ...

    :lol: You aren't old! I am, sort of, at 51. It's fine to dance with other people. My husband and I have both been at things alone and danced with others. Unless you are grinding pelvises,...
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    Wow, that is pretty heinous...I hope you didn't...

    Wow, that is pretty heinous...I hope you didn't go! Sounds like you didn't.

    That's the worst, telling you you can bring someone and then passing judgement on the nature of your relationship.
    ...
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    Agony, gushing money, hurt feelings, stress and...

    Agony, gushing money, hurt feelings, stress and misery all around...geez. :lol:

    So glad I missed out on all that "fun"!!

    First wedding was just ex, me and our immediate families, minister...
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    Breakfast is, by far, the biggest, I'm very...

    Breakfast is, by far, the biggest, I'm very hungry in the morning. I eat breakfast around 8:00am. Then a medium sized lunch around 1:00-1:30pm and a small dinner around 7:00-7:30pm. I don't snack. ...
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    You must be in that weird area we are usually...

    You must be in that weird area we are usually in...we ALWAYS owe a couple of thousand dollars or so, even with correct withholding (both of us put M with 0 exemptions on our W-4s and we own a home. ...
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    That's crazy! I've never heard of such a thing. ...

    That's crazy! I've never heard of such a thing. I'm 51, so when I played with Lego as a kid, we didn't have the kits with the instructions and the specialized, model specific, parts. Just a whole...
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    The only weddings I remember being invited to...

    The only weddings I remember being invited to that didn't include dates were those of a couple of friends who got married right out of college. It wasn't a big deal not to bring someone, because I...
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    I did ours a couple of weeks ago and have just...

    I did ours a couple of weeks ago and have just one more number to type in, but I've been putting it off. I'll do that sometime today.

    I usually don't even start them until the 14th, but they...
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    We are generally in a good spot to watch these...

    We are generally in a good spot to watch these things...in the middle of three acres, on a hill, little tree cover and no city lights nearby. BUT, it will be cloudy tonight :(.

    Worse, I went to...
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    Just English :sigh: In high school and/or...

    Just English :sigh: In high school and/or college I took Latin, French, Spanish and Russian. At one point I could get by in French and was reasonably competent at Spanish, but those skills have...
  15. Towns around here are pretty big on having, and...

    Towns around here are pretty big on having, and enforcing, leash laws, so random dog attacks aren't something I worry a lot about. Our ACD mix was attacked, once, by a JRT...he had dug out of his...
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    I don't remember having trouble with ringbone,...

    I don't remember having trouble with ringbone, but the height of my showing career was back in the 1970s. Yes, you couldn't even show a horse (as opposed to a pony) at anything under 3', that was...
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    Well, that's very encouraging! Maybe the guys on...

    Well, that's very encouraging! Maybe the guys on the tractor boards are doing something strange, or there is something defective on their tractors.
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    Kubota Tractors - Seat Safety Switch?

    There must be some ladies here with a Kubota.

    We're shopping for a tractor, no horses on the property, but we have 3 acres to mow, a 600 foot drive to clear and various heavy junk to move around....
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    Generally, it is the employer who pays the...

    Generally, it is the employer who pays the finders fee, usually a percentage of starting salary.
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    I have to ask...why do you care about how she...

    I have to ask...why do you care about how she treats you socially? She is going nowhere, you have plans to get ahead and it sounds like you are on track to do so. Why even give her space in your...
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    Exactly. Which would you rather be, comfortable...

    Exactly. Which would you rather be, comfortable or dead? The butt floss is, of course, a metaphor, but a bit of discomfort before blowing someone's head off isn't exactly a bad thing.
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    Frilly pink thong undies with a gun enabling chip...

    Frilly pink thong undies with a gun enabling chip in them ;).

    That would largely eliminate testosterone overload from the equation. Any guy secure and sane enough to wear the underwear because...
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    Scariest Predator You've Encountered?

    Predators are fascinating and I love seeing them around. Around here we have coyotes, bobcats, black bears, various weasely things and birds of prey.

    My husband was freaked out tonight because a...
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    Will they be entering kindergarten? Does your...

    Will they be entering kindergarten? Does your school system just apply the birthdate rule to those entering K?

    Our schools will allow kids to test into first grade if they missed the age cutoff. ...
  25. My first thought was that it was the dogs who...

    My first thought was that it was the dogs who helped themselves to your bed. It would be pretty stranged for the dog sitter to sleep there after you specifically told her not to.

    My dogs would...
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