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    In the wilderness? The OP wrote they were in the...

    In the wilderness? The OP wrote they were in the woods.
  2. [edit] I don't think he was starved on...

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    I don't think he was starved on purpose. I think he was given food, but he was unable to eat it or digest it properly.

    Remember, at Mill Creek, the horses float with the butterflies...
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    and Ethan left his saddle and bridle on the horse...

    and Ethan left his saddle and bridle on the horse while they laid the horse down and tied it up? Don't cowboys usually value their saddles?
  4. I didn't know what a Cane Corso was so I googled...

    I didn't know what a Cane Corso was so I googled it. One description said they don't like other dogs. Not even their own breed, or opposite sex of their own breed. Made me laugh. I'm guessing...
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    [QUOTE=Cupcake;7681789]A lot of my favorites have...

    [QUOTE=Cupcake;7681789]A lot of my favorites have been mentioned!

    Thomas Pynchon....anything by him needs commitment. Probably his mostly widely read book is Gravity's Rainbow.

    I would have...
  6. Thread: Uh Oh....

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    Not exactly.Tthere is no tax free subsidy from my...

    Not exactly.Tthere is no tax free subsidy from my employer. My portion of the employer sponsored group premium is paid with pre-tax dollars, not tax free dollars. Of course, any employer sponsored...
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    In Pennsylvania pre-ACA, there were most...

    In Pennsylvania pre-ACA, there were most certainly plans that did NOT have anywhere near a $6,000 annual deductible. And they provided good coverage. (routine preventive care, routine lab, cancer...
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    I could probably manage the premium. I certainly...

    I could probably manage the premium. I certainly couldn't afford the annual deductible too. My solution is to continue to work until I reach full SS retirement age, retire from my current company, ...
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    I don't know what death panels are, but I can...

    I don't know what death panels are, but I can tell you my opposition stems from the inability to afford a health care plan offered on the exchange. In Pennsylvania, one of the least expensive had a...
  10. It still is 7.5% for those born before 1949 ( I...

    It still is 7.5% for those born before 1949 ( I believe that's the date)
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    Hmmm. I thought the intent of the law was to...

    Hmmm. I thought the intent of the law was to provide health insurance that people could afford to buy.
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    Oh my. What a complete and utter mess. Can't...

    Oh my. What a complete and utter mess. Can't wait to hear how this one ends.
  13. Wow. Now THERE's a project horse.

    Wow. Now THERE's a project horse.
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    thanks all. counter clockwise for now!

    thanks all. counter clockwise for now!
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    thanks all. I'm going to do the damp hand trial!

    thanks all. I'm going to do the damp hand trial!
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    Ceiling fans--which direction?

    Clockwise or counter clockwise? And why?

    I just read somewhere that they should be counter clockwise in the summer to draw the heat upwards. I've also read they should be counter clockwise in...
  17. There are no books like that. There are books...

    There are no books like that. There are books that address conformation and those would be helpful. The only way to become experienced is to be with experienced horse care people.

    I'm not talking...
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    interesting stuff. My paternal grandmother was...

    interesting stuff. My paternal grandmother was direclty related to Tench Tilghman, George Washingotn's Aide de Comp. I just don't remember how far back--maybe her great great great grandfather. As...
  19. I don't know for sure, I only have my observation...

    I don't know for sure, I only have my observation of videos posted here. But, seems to me, anyone who sores a horse does not like the animal. Or doesn't care about its "feelings". I don't think these...
  20. In the second video, they actually praised their...

    In the second video, they actually praised their horses with pats on the neck. That's something you don't see in today's videos.
  21. what happened?

    what happened?
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    Boy, do I miss that leather and smell too. I...

    Boy, do I miss that leather and smell too. I would have to stop and go HUH? when folks would post they have a REALLY old bridle. Gee, it's at least 5 or 7 years old.

    My bridle is almost 50...
  23. how about Mid Atlantic Horse Rescue in Maryland?

    how about Mid Atlantic Horse Rescue in Maryland?
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    Ha ! there was a Dusty Rhoades in my area too. ...

    Ha ! there was a Dusty Rhoades in my area too. He owned a gun shop/shooting range.
  25. Of course that's correct. An employer sponsors a...

    Of course that's correct. An employer sponsors a plan and makes it available to employees. If you don't like that plan, you can go out and shop for other plans that are "dictated" by the insurer. ...
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