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    I actually think he sounds like a really...

    I actually think he sounds like a really *excellent* boyfriend, just for someone other than the OP. I am not being snarky at all, but it sounds like a match that might work some of the time, or even...
  2. I think you need a new vet. If you were feeling a...

    I think you need a new vet. If you were feeling a while back that the cat is not doing well, and it's time, well, you know the cat better than the vet does.

    As humans, we take on such a...
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    Can you foster, with intent? It's something our...

    Can you foster, with intent? It's something our local shelter offered, and it was really a brilliant way to date before marriage (for want of a better analogy).

    We just adopted our first dog from...
  4. I was 38 and and 40 when my two were born; I was...

    I was 38 and and 40 when my two were born; I was fortunate and didn't have any fertility issues. DH is 8 years older than I am. Kids are now 10 and 12 and I am now 50. DH, 58. We are way older than...
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    The first farm we bought was purchased from a...

    The first farm we bought was purchased from a brother and sister. There were two houses on the property, brother lived in nice house, sister lived in house that became nice post-renovation, but was...
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    Actually, it's not that uncommon, particularly in...

    Actually, it's not that uncommon, particularly in countries like Italy where prime flats have been in possession of one owner since WWII; you buy the property, but the owner stays until they die.
    ...
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    I took seven years off, and stopped cold. I...

    I took seven years off, and stopped cold. I shipped the horses off, got on a plane and moved to China for three years, followed by four years in Europe. I *could* have gotten involved in horses, in...
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    I ran the Lehigh Valley one last September! It...

    I ran the Lehigh Valley one last September! It was HOT. Oi, hot, hot, hot. You start at 7am, but the sun was *way* up by the time I finished. Run faster than me, so you don't end up with sunburn.:lol:
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    No, there isn't 'an ignore list.' There is a...

    No, there isn't 'an ignore list.'

    There is a function that allows any individual member to chose to 'ignore' other member's posts. If you chose to ignore someone, you their posts are blocked so...
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    On the other hand, it might be a gently worded...

    On the other hand, it might be a gently worded way of letting the offending poster know that you think they are a moron without coming right out and saying, "I think you are a moron!"

    I do have...
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    I went to go trailer shopping; I went in thinking...

    I went to go trailer shopping; I went in thinking I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted. I left thinking I needed to do more research. So, while I am disappointed I didn't come home with a...
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    Going to the Horse Expo with my husband. Hoping...

    Going to the Horse Expo with my husband. Hoping to come back with a horse trailer!

    (No, I am not trading him for a trailer, he's along to help shop. Good man. :winkgrin: )
  13. Ugh, this is so long (and it's not even to the...

    Ugh, this is so long (and it's not even to the end...), but the horses leaving via people door took me right back to the Wee Spotted ... this is chapter 13 I think in Further Adventures of the $700...
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    Yeah, no chance, sorry, I couldn't get past the...

    Yeah, no chance, sorry, I couldn't get past the first three sentences.
  15. I think what it comes down to, OP, is that there...

    I think what it comes down to, OP, is that there are sellers who would be willing to work within your criteria, and sellers who won't. I'm horse shopping, and have been for months (bought one, and am...
  16. I think if you sold the horse back to her it...

    I think if you sold the horse back to her it would make you the absolute nicest person on the planet. I'm not sure that particular title comes with any kind of actual prizes, though. The expression...
  17. My last pony: "Chronicles of the $700 Pony." ...

    My last pony: "Chronicles of the $700 Pony."

    This one: "Delusions Die Hard" the story of an old woman reliving her youthful glory days by buying an unbroke mutt-ly pony with which she thinks she...
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    As someone who has been in the market for bargain...

    As someone who has been in the market for bargain ponies for a few months, I agree that video can be had for anything these days; "quality" video, not necessarily, but you can send me 30- seconds...
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    I haven't read all the replies, but I'll tell you...

    I haven't read all the replies, but I'll tell you what I did when mine said the same thing at about the same age (which doesn't mean I'm recommending this course of action, by they way, I'm just...
  20. Personally, I use the people at the barn who have...

    Personally, I use the people at the barn who have bad horse handling practice as examples for my child; I show her how to manage a horse properly (as per my thinking), and I point out how others do...
  21. I'd advertise it on local FaceBook groups. I use...

    I'd advertise it on local FaceBook groups. I use them for all kinds of buying and selling (I bought my most recent pony from one and am in the market for another; whichever one I end up with, it will...
  22. My kids have been slowly building up to spending...

    My kids have been slowly building up to spending 'time alone' since they were 8. They started traveling on public transport to school by themselves by the time they were 9. They are now 12 and 10,...
  23. Exactly this: I was going to post a link to the...

    Exactly this: I was going to post a link to the same transcript.
  24. Thread: Skype

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    I always answer "video off" and then decide...

    I always answer "video off" and then decide whether or not we want picture on. I lived in a different country from my husband for three years, and he still travels a lot, so we SKYPE all the time....
  25. Only horse noise you hear are whinnies, nickers...

    Only horse noise you hear are whinnies, nickers and neighs. Not farts. Which are the actual sounds horses make most often. True story.
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