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    I think one of the biggest things that should be...

    I think one of the biggest things that should be taken from that article is this:

    If you give the death penalty for rape, then future rapists will ensure they kill their victims.

    That might be...
  2. The difference between French French and...

    The difference between French French and Quebecois French is that both the French and the Quebecois tell me I have a horrible accent - I had some teachers from New Brunswick and Belgium!!
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  3. "Canadian Chinese" restaurants just lack...

    "Canadian Chinese" restaurants just lack punctuation. It should be "Canadian/Chinese". Generally they serve you north-americanized Chinese food, and have a burger, salad, or fish & chips on the menu...
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    Here I was wondering if it was your handy-dandy...

    Here I was wondering if it was your handy-dandy airvest/airjacket (TM).
  5. I understand what you're saying. I am a lawyer,...

    I understand what you're saying. I am a lawyer, and my province and several adjoining ones have Apology Acts.

    Do you know the number of lawsuits that could possibly be avoided if someone would...
  6. This isn't necessarily true. Some jurisdictions...

    This isn't necessarily true. Some jurisdictions (more than half of Canadian provinces/territories) have Apology Acts:
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    Hey now, used shower curtains aren't trash! They...

    Hey now, used shower curtains aren't trash! They are jump decorations!
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    swinging is bad too, always drips large amounts...

    swinging is bad too, always drips large amounts of water all over the floor when you open it.
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    I agree with both sides here. I see the point of...

    I agree with both sides here. I see the point of the movie, the imperfections of life, the slowness etc. I understand all that.

    As a "fun" thing to do in my time off, I found it too slow - if I...
  10. Oh that's happened to me too, while travelling in...

    Oh that's happened to me too, while travelling in Europe.

    Not only that, but I met someone in Europe who was Canadian, and a couple years later, we bump into each other in the grocery store in my...
  11. About our canoeing practices... what we call...

    About our canoeing practices... what we call "sexy lingerie" other folks call flannel pajamas :lol:
  12. Maple syrup: Put it on your pancakes, infuse it...

    Maple syrup: Put it on your pancakes, infuse it in your meat, pour it over ice cream, or into your coffee.

    Toques and mittens are winter gear.

    Yes, we freeze things for freshness - some do...
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    It really depends on your current level of...

    It really depends on your current level of riding, aspirations, what kind of horse works well with you (e.g. lazy or forward).

    So if you are a veteran of the H/J scene and want to switch to...
  14. Thread: What ISIS wants

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    I have a hard time believing a "top secret" phone...

    I have a hard time believing a "top secret" phone call is now the subject of anything.
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    Are you talking fifth gear as in fast gallop, or...

    Are you talking fifth gear as in fast gallop, or fifth leg as in "has the ability to get itself out of sticky situations"?
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    You can dip your feet in the water, so to speak,...

    You can dip your feet in the water, so to speak, by signing up for a XC lesson or clinic. Many SJ coaches have some background/experience with eventing, or would be able to put you in touch with a...
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    Hey OP, I wonder if I could pick your brain a...

    Hey OP, I wonder if I could pick your brain a little on the actual sourcing, cost, and installation of your mirrors? by PM?
  18. I have a great quarter sheet that appears to be a...

    I have a great quarter sheet that appears to be a "win" item, but with a retro logo from that show.

    It's in my colours, and was $25 second hand. Plus it's wool, and I LOVE it.
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    I only ever learned poems for children, plus...

    I only ever learned poems for children, plus Frost's The Road Not Taken. I've always wanted to learn just one that I could pull out... but haven't put the effort in.

    This one, by A.P. Herbert, was...
  20. Thank you. I completely agree. These days, I'd...

    Thank you. I completely agree. These days, I'd rather not eat with people like this. It's more important to them to be holier than thou, than to enjoy the company of their "friends."
  21. A little give and take goes a long way. What is...

    A little give and take goes a long way. What is it with the "my way or the highway" people?

    I know how to navigate it now - and you Totalitarian Hosts can go ahead and continue dividing people...
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    I'm curious, what is your riding schedule like? ...

    I'm curious, what is your riding schedule like?

    I have mostly traditional hours, which are a bit flexible. So I go to the office anywhere between 7.30 and 9 am and leave between 4.30 to 7pm (or 10...
  23. If I had to guess (which I am) - 2-3 weeks before...

    If I had to guess (which I am) - 2-3 weeks before the event. Depending on the weather (if it's supposed to be hot) they may clip them again after dressage (for maximum cooling XC).
  24. Fox in Socks.

    Fox in Socks.
  25. I got a horrible flu right before Christmas. I...

    I got a horrible flu right before Christmas. I knew it, but I had to do stuff, like go to work, go to my parents', and see people.

    There were some choices: be miserable and stay home (I didn't);...
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