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    I think a great number of people vastly...

    I think a great number of people vastly overestimate their ability to think clearly and make decisions under fire. Trained professionals make mistakes that kill innocent people all the time. ...
  2. Shift-delete Obviously not someone who wants to...

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    Obviously not someone who wants to have a serious discussion - just stirring crap. Not worth your time.
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    I'm going to interpret this as more of a...

    I'm going to interpret this as more of a philosophical question than a practical one.

    At a very basic level, I owe the world nothing and the world owes me nothing.
    However it is never that...
  4. Your office obviously needs more young college...

    Your office obviously needs more young college interns who will hoover up any thing that resembles free food in about 0.5s flat.
  5. Oh and on the return trip make sure that if you...

    Oh and on the return trip make sure that if you have a connection after entering the US you leave plenty of time to clear customs and immigration before your next flight (90 mins is suggested). ...
  6. General good rules for traveling pretty much...

    General good rules for traveling pretty much anywhere:

    Don't drink the water, bottled water from a trusted source only.
    Don't have ice in your drinks unless you know it is made with...
  7. My mare would probably faint from the shock of...

    My mare would probably faint from the shock of having someone who could actually ride on her...
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    I have no idea who the players are here and...

    I have no idea who the players are here and honestly don't find it important.

    How long was 'some time ago?'

    I think if someone took a horse on trial from me, had the contractual obligation to...
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    True - Americans for the most part don't buy...

    True - Americans for the most part don't buy American either when looking for a serious young hunter.
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    Well - I hope he has a good owner now. He...

    Well - I hope he has a good owner now.

    He seems to be decent example of a draft cross and makes a nice enough gelding.

    Could you imagine having bred to him though? With the random types in his...
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    There were two around here for sale a few years...

    There were two around here for sale a few years back. Very pretty :) - neither made it to the show ring though. One was sold as a broodmares the other I think had soundness issues.
    It happens -...
  12. [edit] The poster from what I recalled didn't...

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    The poster from what I recalled didn't say your foal was hideous and that she had to go wash out her eyes with bleach after watching him trot... Not did she even name him specifically.
    ...
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    Exactly. There is lots of room for discussion...

    Exactly.

    There is lots of room for discussion on this essay (some of it very topical too) - including the daughters viewpoint.

    She was disrespectful for sure and should be corrected but...
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    My imaginary friend was a helicopter. Not the...

    My imaginary friend was a helicopter. Not the cute cartoon variety but a big sea king type with dual propellers. This was based off some news clip about a rescue and a little plastic helicopter I...
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    If what your daughter was reading for class was...

    If what your daughter was reading for class was "the spider and the wasp" by Petruckevitch, then both her and her teacher need to go back and read it again as there is a more obvious interpretation...
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    :) Sure - condensation reactions? Hey if you...

    :)
    Sure - condensation reactions?

    Hey if you can reanimate dead parts, creating liquid is easy!

    Dunno about the teeth though ;). Maybe it was also supposed to reduce dental bills? Can't...
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    It could totally explain the ooze - trying to...

    It could totally explain the ooze - trying to keep thing hydrated and lubricated?

    But yeah, my attempt doesn't fit the story.

    Who's got the next idea?
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    Hmmm Ok how about this? The zombies are a...

    Hmmm

    Ok how about this?

    The zombies are a result of a biological nano-machines originally intended to enable troops in the field to recover from minor injury and fatigue faster and without...
  19. Pretty simple really, Anyone who overcharged...

    Pretty simple really,
    Anyone who overcharged their EBT card by a significant amount (say > 1.5x their current limit) should have all their benefits immediately frozen and be put under investigation...
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    If you are looking for 'function' you won't find...

    If you are looking for 'function' you won't find it here. Other than a small percentage of true working horses, horses are an entertainment industry.

    There is no true practical purpose to any...
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    All the more reason not to accept this stallion. ...

    All the more reason not to accept this stallion.

    If warmblood breeders are unable to self police current known genetic defects - even more reason to not risk adding another?

    Honestly the...
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    Personally I think they deserve the slam as does...

    Personally I think they deserve the slam as does the RPSI board. They may all be very nice people but their breeding practices are unethical in this case.

    Willingly introducing a new and fatal...
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    I have had one for about eight years. 3 or 4 of...

    I have had one for about eight years. 3 or 4 of those year were riding 4-6 horses daily the rest 4-5 rides per week. In the past year the seat has split some along the seam but other than that I...
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    There are many genetic defects that may be...

    There are many genetic defects that may be present but are not specifically testable - conformation faults for example. They should of course be avoided where possible but the inheritance and impact...
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    There is no valid reason for any reputable...

    There is no valid reason for any reputable warmblood registry to accept horse with known testable genetic diseases including recessive conditions.

    I'd definitely include LWO in that group. These...
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