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    David - try not to be too miffed by this. Lots of...

    David - try not to be too miffed by this. Lots of agents, and especially the good ones, preview houses for their buyers. Odds are that's what he was doing...
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    My guys are penned in the sacrifice area - it's...

    My guys are penned in the sacrifice area - it's off the barn and they have access to that and a run-in. It also has a gentle slope and drains pretty well. That said, it just rained for 4 hours, sun...
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    Fascinating thread, really interesting to read...

    Fascinating thread, really interesting to read all the opinions.

    I'm a MYOB kind of person, except the guy made it your business and I have been cheated on in the (WAY) distant past.

    Get a...
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    I use my barn as an extension of my run-in shed...

    I use my barn as an extension of my run-in shed and NOT bedding it with anything, it has rubber mats on our very clay soil, has saved me a TON of work. Everyone goes out to pee and my barn doesn't...
  5. Sorry to read that there was an escalation beyond...

    Sorry to read that there was an escalation beyond the second note. I think that you did the neighborly thing by dousing all but your porch light. I think you have a neighbor with a screw or two...
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    What a lovely and thoughtful gift! I had a...

    What a lovely and thoughtful gift!

    I had a ring made years ago with an old peridot that was a gift from my grandmother. The ring it was in was about worn through and just not a good design for a...
  7. me me me :)

    me me me :)
  8. I hate the anonymous note. I also am rather...

    I hate the anonymous note. I also am rather anti-spotlight too :) my neighbor installed one that seriously lit up my barn and one of my paddocks for a while, but I think that was more him getting...
  9. We ran a shed off the side of the barn. It goes...

    We ran a shed off the side of the barn. It goes out 16 feet and then runs the full 48 feet length of the barn. my barn has a gambrel roof, so the angles are steep and to get the height we needed for...
  10. I do love a good barn drama thread ;) OP - I...

    I do love a good barn drama thread ;)

    OP - I am going to echo others when I say not to let this experience dampen your generous spirit or forgiving nature. You are a gem.

    This thread is also a...
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    this is great advice and this thread is full of...

    this is great advice and this thread is full of great advice. I am sitting next to my wood stove as i type this. we switched out stoves a couple of years ago and your inspectors advice is spot on,...
  12. MSP - I am completely on board with you regarding...

    MSP - I am completely on board with you regarding that light. That would drive me nuts. It's light pollution and for those of us who enjoy a good view of the stars, it might as well be a switch that...
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    Except for a post graduate stint, the better part...

    Except for a post graduate stint, the better part of my 44 years on this planet. I am a proud 4th generation native daughter of the Old Dominion :)

    Like I said this isn't the first time I've been...
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    Love this! Hoping that I can raise my children to...

    Love this! Hoping that I can raise my children to be this well informed and articulate.
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    I don't know. His rant was starting to verge on...

    I don't know. His rant was starting to verge on unhinged and we were alone and not in a public space. My spidey senses were going off - so I just got quiet and got out.

    the comment about the truck...
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    How do you deal with racism?

    This was something I posted to my facebook status on Friday. I'm still really pissed about it:

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    The only thing worse than a bigot is a raving bigot who thinks that I subscribe to his world...
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    ok, i will be grateful that no one has come to...

    ok, i will be grateful that no one has come to look at the pony and wasted my afternoon, that would definitely be worse than the vaporizing flakoids that my ad seems to have attracted :)
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    Well, in this experience, you are the exception...

    Well, in this experience, you are the exception to the rule.

    Do you need a pony?

    :)
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    Say something. She may be completely...

    Say something.

    She may be completely oblivious as to how off putting her behavior is.

    When my best friend of 17+ years and I started to hang out together with our significant others early in...
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    A handy pony clubber would be great for this guy....

    A handy pony clubber would be great for this guy. So I went to the site, and they've been hacked. Called (since I now know that's the only way to be taken seriously) and told the webmaster also asked...
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    Mango - thanks for your reply. it does look like...

    Mango - thanks for your reply. it does look like you've seen the ad and I appreciate your feedback.

    I started to reply to all your questions, but then it started to read like an ad. So I am not...
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    My favorite inquiry was via phone. A dad who was...

    My favorite inquiry was via phone. A dad who was looking for a pony for his daughter left me a message. I left a message and then tried him the next day and got him.

    He said he was sorry that he...
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    Well, he's got his quirks - he needs an assertive...

    Well, he's got his quirks - he needs an assertive rider (which is why he isn't working for us), but I have that in the advert. I also realize that it is now November, and that's the other reason he's...
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    find8, thanks for the replay - Craigslist,...

    find8, thanks for the replay - Craigslist, VirginiaEquestrian and DreamHorse

    Some of these inquiries are from small riding schools - emails and phone numbers verified. A few are from...
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    Pony selling vent

    Pony is advertised VERY honestly along with some fairly nice photos (no video). Priced to give someone a good deal (3 figures) without giving him away. Lots of interest via email and a few phone...
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