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    Keep in mind that northern states are different...

    Keep in mind that northern states are different from tropical states. Palm trees give with the wind, and the branches that break loose are lightweight and "frondy." Further north, you have hardwoods...
  2. Stay home. No show, qualifier or not, is worth...

    Stay home. No show, qualifier or not, is worth putting yourself or your daughter or your horses at risk. You do not want to be driving a trailer in those winds.
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    You just made my point for me in your post. If...

    You just made my point for me in your post. If the show organizer doesn't make the effort to research the judge, everybody ends up with a judge that you hope is good.

    My experience is from local...
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    ball

    ball
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    snit

    snit
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    I just saw this on the H/J Forum, and thankfully...

    I just saw this on the H/J Forum, and thankfully had this thread available so I can run and vent!

    "I emphasize with you."

    Empathize. I feel for you, I really do....
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    flap

    flap
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    Baby Oil. Nothing else. No scrubbing,...

    Baby Oil.

    Nothing else.

    No scrubbing, picking, irritating or medicating.

    Just put the baby oil on it and Leave. It. Alone.

    Repeat.
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    Nope. The judge is hired for his/her...

    Nope.

    The judge is hired for his/her expertise. The judge has the right to believe that his perspective is exactly what the show organizer wants.

    So blame the show management if you don't like...
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    slim

    slim
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    Mired in work, I was trapped at my computer.

    Mired in work, I was trapped at my computer.
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    Matching hangers and other quirks...

    I am not particularly obsessive, compulsive, or too far from the mainstream. But there are times that I find myself giving in to odd quirks for no good reason.

    What comes to mind is hanging up my...
  13. Thread: Rhyme/Verse Game

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    Butter is better...

    Butter is better...
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    wing

    wing
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    Alright already!

    Alright already!
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    fine

    fine
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    milk

    milk
  18. Girl loses hand in freak accident (HR)

    Just. Wow. So many things that can be said, in so many different tones of voice.
    ...
  19. Thread: Opinions please?

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    Melzy, you stated "I am not being judgmental." ...

    Melzy, you stated "I am not being judgmental."

    Ahem. I have put each of your original statements in context with the reasoned and reasonable answers from Day's End Farm.
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    I teach test taking strategies for students who...

    I teach test taking strategies for students who want to take the GRE and go to graduate school in almost any subject (poets to particle physicists). Improving vocabulary is a key skill for the test....
  21. Thread: The oil spill

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    Umm, let me ask a couple of questions. Do you...

    Umm, let me ask a couple of questions.

    Do you drive a car, truck or other gas (or diesel) powered vehicle? Do you have electricity, heat, even a hot water heater in your home, your barn? Do you...
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    And really, modern organized religion isn't that...

    And really, modern organized religion isn't that far removed from the older pantheistic beliefs anyway.

    What else are saints and the Virgin Mary but minor deities? Really. People pray to them and...
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    You mean values like freedom of speech (which...

    You mean values like freedom of speech (which would be in whatever language you would choose, no)?

    Or values like civil rights, opportunities to improve oneself and one's situation, to pursue...
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    Actually, the obscure Jane Austen link seems to...

    Actually, the obscure Jane Austen link seems to imply that the "could care less" was the original, original form that then was forgotten or lost or so obscure over time that it was not the precursor...
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    [/URL] OK, interesting. Here's one I came up...

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    OK, interesting. Here's one I came up with that supports the sarcasm theory, plus an early version of who knows which version of the idiom:
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