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    I broke my leg two years ago and went to a county...

    I broke my leg two years ago and went to a county fair while I was still in a walking boot. I was finally slowing weaning off my crutches at the time but brought them for this since it was going to...
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    You'll love it! Saw it twice and glad I did -...

    You'll love it! Saw it twice and glad I did - saw a few things the second time I missed the first time around. And I agree about the CD - I blast it in my car all the time. I have a freestyle...
  3. I was at a hockey game with two girlfriends and...

    I was at a hockey game with two girlfriends and had some kids sitting directly behind us, one maybe five or six years old and a couple others maybe 8-ish. The younger one sitting directly behind me...
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    When I was posting my answer about fighting in...

    When I was posting my answer about fighting in hockey I hadn't realized that the OP was referring to a line brawl as opposed to just two players deciding to go at it. I can understand why she was a...
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    There's usually a time and a place for fighting...

    There's usually a time and a place for fighting and a reason behind it. Most times, once the fight is over and the players have sat in the penalty box, there's been a point made and everyone moves...
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    I'm watching the Blackhawks/Predators game right...

    I'm watching the Blackhawks/Predators game right now and am already getting an ulcer. Need to go to Costco tomorrow to stock up on Tums and liquor.
  7. For the horse you traded, write up a summary...

    For the horse you traded, write up a summary describing the horse in detail: Breed, age, what you did with it, what your traininsg consisted of, what skills the horse had (for example, is a safe...
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    Now I'm crying at work. So very sorry for your...

    Now I'm crying at work. So very sorry for your loss and so very proud of your son, even not knowing him at all. What a fine young man.

    Godspeed, Tril.
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    When I got dumped off my greenie two years ago...

    When I got dumped off my greenie two years ago and broke my leg, I ended up in the hospital for a week (surgery the first night and a second surgery three days later). Physically I felt completely...
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    I received a .99 credit a couple of weeks ago on...

    I received a .99 credit a couple of weeks ago on something I ordered from Amazon so I figured this was a good way to spend it. Downloaded it last night. Thanks for the heads-up!
  11. I have a soft spot for that stallion as I own a...

    I have a soft spot for that stallion as I own a younger full brother who is six this year. His brothers (there's a couple of them) apparently used up all the appaloosa coloring prior to mine coming...
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    If you like hockey, see if you can get tickets to...

    If you like hockey, see if you can get tickets to a Chicago Blackhawks playoff game.
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    I agree with everyone else, provided that you are...

    I agree with everyone else, provided that you are 100% certain that you are not, in fact, putting the horse ahead of him the majority of the time (not accusing, just saying to look at it objectively...
  14. Thread: Subaru's

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    *sigh* My 2003 Honda CR-V is over 170,000 miles...

    *sigh* My 2003 Honda CR-V is over 170,000 miles and I've started to get the itch to replace it, even though it runs great. I've been intrigued by the Subarus because I want to stay with the smaller...
  15. Are those the gummy bears that gave everyone the...

    Are those the gummy bears that gave everyone the runs and they all put their reviews on Amazon?
  16. Jumper cables Small air compressor that plugs...

    Jumper cables
    Small air compressor that plugs into the lighter
    Phone charger
    Napkins/baby wipes
    Chapstick
    Sunglasses
    Mascara
    Pen/small pad of paper
    Menu for the Chinese food place where I get...
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    My Bosco (a black appaloosa gelding) is named...

    My Bosco (a black appaloosa gelding) is named after the syrup also! When I was a kid my uncle was a truck driver and somewhere along the way we ended up with several cases of the stuff. I swear we...
  18. I've thought the same thing. I joined Costco...

    I've thought the same thing. I joined Costco last year and started buying the Kirkland brand - around $20 for a decent sized bag (20 pounds?) and I split it between the house cat and the barn cat...
  19. One of my geldings taught me that once he was...

    One of my geldings taught me that once he was done with his senior feed in the morning, that if he banged on his stall door I would drop what I was doing (usually cleaning one of the other stalls as...
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    asb_own_me - it depends on whether the policy is...

    asb_own_me - it depends on whether the policy is written as Fair Market Value/Actual Cash Value or if it's Guaranteed Value. If not guaranteed value, the company may pay out only what the horse is...
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    I'm 40 years old and just went for the first time...

    I'm 40 years old and just went for the first time in January as my sister in law was running the Dopey Challenge. We stayed at Pop Century, one of the value resorts, figuring that we were only going...
  22. My young horse is a late bloomer (tall and...

    My young horse is a late bloomer (tall and gangly, very immature) and when I sent him to the trainer last spring he dropped weight with the extra work. Since he was already getting a large amount of...
  23. Another vote for the Kirkland brand if you're a...

    Another vote for the Kirkland brand if you're a Costco member. A 50 lb bag is just under $30 and it's rated fairly high on dog food advisor.
  24. Thread: Peacocks

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    We have several peafowl and the noise doesn't...

    We have several peafowl and the noise doesn't bother me at all, it barely even registers anymore unless they're causing a ruckus for some reason. Ours have a room in the barn with a "dog door" to an...
  25. Thread: Mike Rowe

    by drawstraws
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    If I remember correctly, in one his posts he...

    If I remember correctly, in one his posts he mentioned that several of his neighbors in his apartment building fight over who gets to watch Freddy while he's out of town.
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