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    There isn't a shred of evidence, because all of...

    There isn't a shred of evidence, because all of the evidence has been shredded.;)
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    Part of this story is understandable to me, and...

    Part of this story is understandable to me, and part of it is not.

    I can understand the dilemma of catching a cat in a trap. I have used "pet proof" raccoon traps to for nuisance raccoons who were...
  3. Agree with the comment about not sending him too...

    Agree with the comment about not sending him too far south. Lots of aging horses in my high heat / high humidity area actually have to go north, because our climate is conducive to developing...
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    The best riding horses I've bought were hard to...

    The best riding horses I've bought were hard to catch. They were blast to ride, and therefore people rode the snot out of them, until they got hard to catch.

    The worst riding horses I've bought...
  5. Of course. Look the adult dogs bring home from...

    Of course. Look the adult dogs bring home from shelters - many were previously kept in very different conditions, sometimes in horrid conditions, and are able to successfully transition into a...
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    Enjoy this while it lasts, because this employer...

    Enjoy this while it lasts, because this employer will someday realize that he's providing not-so-free coverage to other company's employees (like you), thereby making his own business less...
  7. Caveat: I have not read the 9 pages of responses....

    Caveat: I have not read the 9 pages of responses. But I hope this will help you, OP.

    No candidate is ideal for *every* situation, so you shouldn't try to write a reference letter as if they are. ...
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    Sounds like a great way to get rich quick! Go for...

    Sounds like a great way to get rich quick! Go for it, OP!

    Post again and let us know how you come out! ;)
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    Problem with Mom calling on 30 year old...

    Problem with Mom calling on 30 year old daughter's behalf is that Mom apparently did not actually witness any of this.

    Mom is basing her allegations on "what she heard" from her daughter, who was...
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    This!! They're all expensive, once they're yours!...

    This!! They're all expensive, once they're yours!

    Having bought a "cheap" house myself, let me tell you why I'll never do it again - they're cheap FOR A REASON. Like...

    serious foundation...
  11. No chance of that, now that it's been relegated...

    No chance of that, now that it's been relegated to Mexico.
  12. Not odd at all. Both of my former H/J instructors...

    Not odd at all. Both of my former H/J instructors occasionally fired students, including kids, who couldn't or wouldn't progress. I recall one girl who was completely paralyzed with fear (and I do...
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    Ugh. These young horses look like lifeless...

    Ugh. These young horses look like lifeless puppets. Deadpan expression, only moving when someone pulls the string.
  14. Be careful about assuming that your trainer's...

    Be careful about assuming that your trainer's farrier will shoe your horse at the same price he offers your trainer. Your assumption might be wrong.

    My farrier, and every one I've had in the past,...
  15. One way to catch a trespassing dog (or other...

    One way to catch a trespassing dog (or other critter) is with a snare. I have a friend that uses them to catch strays. He uses a snare with a 'stop', which limits how tight the snare can get... even...
  16. Oooh, that's evil... and sweet, all at the same...

    Oooh, that's evil... and sweet, all at the same time. Love it.:winkgrin:

    You could get real creative playing douse the dog. I noticed all those cover scents deer hunters use are on clearance......
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    An anonymous complaint is not going to generate...

    An anonymous complaint is not going to generate any sort of response. In order to remain anonymous, you'll have to withhold so many details that the accusations will be very vague. They'd have no...
  18. I don't know that I'd look for a breed, so much...

    I don't know that I'd look for a breed, so much as a breed type.

    I'd look at anything foundation bred and stay away from anything show or performance bred.

    Foundation bred horses were typically...
  19. Just above the article, you'll see a little icon...

    Just above the article, you'll see a little icon that says 'comments'. Click on that and they'll pop up.

    ETA: here's the link to the string of FB posts...
  20. You definitely need better quality pictures. ...

    You definitely need better quality pictures. People who are shopping online are skimming through pictures. They only open the ones they like.
  21. Big Lick TWH Charity Horse Show Snubbed by It's Own Charity

    Ran across this story yesterday:

    http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2015/03/05/ummc-accept-charity-horse-show-donations/24466347/

    Apparently, there's been a TWH horse show held annually in...
  22. OP, if you don't have good dental insurance, and...

    OP, if you don't have good dental insurance, and have lost/are losing quite a few teeth, getting the teeth pulled and going with dentures is probably going to be the most affordable option. Dental...
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    So, what you saw/heard was a coworker expressing...

    So, what you saw/heard was a coworker expressing hate against minorities and fantasizing about violence toward them... on the job site and while on the clock, and in front of another witness. There...
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    This is my impression as well. It would not...

    This is my impression as well. It would not surprise me if this horse gaited (rack or pace). His build includes a higher set neck, hollow topline, and a straight shoulder, so if he's a trotter, it's...
  25. Here's a few, easily found via google... “I...

    Here's a few, easily found via google...

    “I don’t believe people should to be able to own guns.”
    - Barack Obama (during conversation with economist and author John Lott Jr. at the University of...
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