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    I just bought this one from Sears...

    I just bought this one from Sears. In the store it was $379, so a little over $400 after tax. It's also energy star rated so I'll get a $75 rebate from my utility co. So far I like it and it seems...
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    Homemade sweet potato chews?

    I saw dried sweet potato chips in a catalog and thought "Hey, I could make those!"

    Anyway, since I don't get out much :D, I was wondering if most dogs like them. I have Corgis which generally eat...
  3. Yup, it's my worst habit. My trainer fusses at me...

    Yup, it's my worst habit. My trainer fusses at me fairly regularly. I think it comes from riding idiots and/or green horses, but that's not a good excuse. It's not like I can't feel a diagonal or...
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    I would LOVE that! The job I just left (but...

    I would LOVE that!

    The job I just left (but staying PRN) is 7a-7p, but usually was more like 6:45 to 7:30. Starting a new job this week, 6P-6:30A. I love night shift and it pays more.
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    Why would you dump a full 5 gal bucket of water?...

    Why would you dump a full 5 gal bucket of water? If I don't water and wait 'til an hour or so after I feed, the buckets generally have an inch or two of water in them. I only have one bucket per...
  6. Where do you live? Manhattan? Alaska? It's...

    Where do you live? Manhattan? Alaska? It's almost always on sale 3 for $10 around here. Heck I got 6 packs of bottles of Pepsi for $1.99 last week.

    I don't even look at the cost of beverages...
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    On a trail, on an experienced horse that isn't...

    On a trail, on an experienced horse that isn't just being a butthead, yeah, the horse can say "No" and I'll listen. I figure the horse knows something I don't. I have always let the horse pick it's...
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    link won't work for me

    link won't work for me
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    To echo the other posts, forget the "bond" crap...

    To echo the other posts, forget the "bond" crap and treat the horse like a horse.

    I've had a lot of horses. My little mare is my favorite and (I think) I'm her favorite person,but I don't pretend...
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    I saw gas at one station today for $2.89, diesel...

    I saw gas at one station today for $2.89, diesel for $3.39. Most were around $2.98 and $3.50-ish. Elizabethtown, KY.
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    This particular thing, well, I sure wouldn't have...

    This particular thing, well, I sure wouldn't have had a smile on my face. My reaction would have been more "WTF do you think you're doing? It's not all about you and somebody could get hurt."...
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    Scary.

    You really could have made her head explode by starting to discuss how some proteins are incomplete because they lack all the essential amino acids...
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    I use a homemade version of these...

    I use a homemade version of these to hang 5 or 6 gallon flat-back water buckets. I've replaced a couple of bent pins, but in ten years or so of using them I think a horse has knocked a bucket down...
  14. Get thee a pump shotgun. It's loud and EVERYBODY...

    Get thee a pump shotgun. It's loud and EVERYBODY knows what that pump action sound means. They'll either identify themselves quickly or leave quickly. And as an added bonus- word gets around that...
  15. It's my trainer's job to make my horse suitable...

    It's my trainer's job to make my horse suitable for me. If that can't happen I need a new horse, a new trainer, or both.

    I took one home because the horse started being a jerk for no apparent...
  16. You actually spend $35 on (non horse-related)...

    You actually spend $35 on (non horse-related) shoes??? I bought my last pair of sneakers for $10 on the Walmart discount pile, and they're actually really comfortable even when I'm on my feet for...
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    I can only ever remember getting the flu once in...

    I can only ever remember getting the flu once in my life. I got the flu vaccine last year for the first time ever because the place I work added a geriatric unit, and felt I needed to protect that...
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    I learned to drive a stick when my housemate...

    I learned to drive a stick when my housemate needed to borrow my truck and left me his Sentra to drive. In Ithaca, NY. I had never driven one before, ever. But I learned quick when I had to stop at...
  19. PTO. In the winter we spread directly on the...

    PTO. In the winter we spread directly on the fields. In the summer we stockpile- back the spreader up to the pile and unload- can't do that with ground driven.
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    Free sign by the road? I've gotten rid of lots of...

    Free sign by the road? I've gotten rid of lots of smaller stuff that way.

    I have a big hunk of metal I want to get rid off- definitely flatbed material as it's the front end of a forage wagon- but...
  21. What is "life hack"? Anyway, showing doesn't...

    What is "life hack"?

    Anyway, showing doesn't change much. I might use a few different products, have different clothes and a lot more show ring skill, but the basic routine is the same as it was...
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    Poll: I only wear bras when I have to, like at work or...

    I only wear bras when I have to, like at work or in public. I'm sure as hell not going to sleep in one. There are definite advantages to having small boobies!
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    beginner- might occasionally curl up into fetal...

    beginner- might occasionally curl up into fetal position and/or scream if something isn't quite right. Likely to lose balance with a jackhammer trot.

    advanced beginner- can walk/trot/canter under...
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    I'm pretty sure most women who have had abortions...

    I'm pretty sure most women who have had abortions think about it for three days or more. The problem with the three day wait is logistics. It's not like there's an abortion clinic in every town. How...
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    Well, anybody who's in the business of handling...

    Well, anybody who's in the business of handling horses should be able to deal with the former, especially if they're using a chain shank to lead with. I mean, how hard is it to slam them quick with...
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