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    Perhaps for a future gift, if he likes to grill...

    Perhaps for a future gift, if he likes to grill consider getting him a plancha:
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  2. The expensive chairs are probably something like...

    The expensive chairs are probably something like the Leap Chair or a Herman Miller Aeron. Though a quick search says those are around $600, so maybe it's something else.

    They *do* make a...
  3. Walmart. Home Depot. Auto parts store. DH...

    Walmart. Home Depot. Auto parts store.

    DH says he gets the 'Blaster' brand, like so:
    http://www.homedepot.com/p/Blaster-11-oz-Dry-Lube-Silicone-Lubricant-16-SL/202529794
  4. Silicone spray (which will also help the rubber...

    Silicone spray (which will also help the rubber stay pliable).
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    I hear them in the hay fields behind us and...

    I hear them in the hay fields behind us and across the road, but rarely see them.

    There was one morning we had gone somewhere very early and were coming back. My sleep-befuddled brain said, "Who...
  6. This is great! I admit to wondering if the USET...

    This is great! I admit to wondering if the USET or whatever organization is in charge might be lacking the sense of humor needed to appreciate this sort of sponsor, but it seems that the cancer...
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    It's quite a leap of logic to go from "NO record...

    It's quite a leap of logic to go from "NO record posted" to "record expunged [...] the usea will actually do that".

    More likely to be a computer glitch, or the summer intern the USEA had doing...
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    Do you guys mean "A Beautiful Mind" about John...

    Do you guys mean "A Beautiful Mind" about John Nash? He had paranoid schizophrenia.

    Listen to or read the book, (the movie took some artistic license.) It's incredibly sad what the world must...
  9. Fiber as in fiberglass? Definitely not something...

    Fiber as in fiberglass? Definitely not something you want getting churned up and breathed in.

    If not, what is it made of exactly?
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    For all the squash, I just slice into chunks and...

    For all the squash, I just slice into chunks and toss with olive oil, salt, pepper and minced garlic, then pile it in the big roasting pan at 350F for half an hour. After that I turn on the broiler...
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    You've just finished your first year of college,...

    You've just finished your first year of college, so you're... 19 or 20?

    You do NOT need to have your entire life figured out right now. Even if you did, or thought you did... things will change....
  12. I just finished getting all excited about a...

    I just finished getting all excited about a position I saw posted that was nearly an exact match for my last job... until I found out it was 50% travel.

    What katarine said. IMO it's a job for a...
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    Ride the horse, and stay off of Facebook. If...

    Ride the horse, and stay off of Facebook.

    If you don't want to un-friend them, you can put the prior owners in a restricted group that does not see all of your posts -- they're not really your...
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    I've made this recipe a couple of times this year...

    I've made this recipe a couple of times this year after discovering a baseball-bat-sized zucchini hiding under the leaves:

    http://allrecipes.com/recipe/moms-zucchini-bread/

    Really... when you...
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    On their own. And they are _fine_. (Even if...

    On their own. And they are _fine_.

    (Even if someone came in to check on them, they're just going to hide. At most they could shine the flashlight under the bed and count eyeballs.)
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    They will be fine. My in-laws come and visit or...

    They will be fine. My in-laws come and visit or house-sit for us for up to a week, and she leaves four cats in the house with multiple litter boxes, water dishes and food bowls.

    She has a big...
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    How are the plants doing? Nice green leaves and...

    How are the plants doing? Nice green leaves and not to much disease or insect damage? If they are producing well for you, I'd just keep adding compost and not worry too much.

    If you want to get...
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    When you say 'bouncing' I picture someone who's...

    When you say 'bouncing' I picture someone who's trying to stay out of the saddle, but just can't hold their position effectively.

    My guess is that you are seeing the general lack of fitness that...
  19. Thread: Farrier Woes

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    Call your vet again and see if s/he has another...

    Call your vet again and see if s/he has another recommendation.
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    Same here... I occasionally weigh a bunch of...

    Same here... I occasionally weigh a bunch of bales and report the average back to the feed store. It doesn't change the price as I can't store enough to buy by the ton, but still. ;)

    Careful...
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    Even with emergency service it only cost $400 to...

    Even with emergency service it only cost $400 to have ours pumped out last time we had a problem. Does it really cost thousands where you are?

    Out here, if you're getting a mortgage, you can't...
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    No, they won't ever learn to stay out of the...

    No, they won't ever learn to stay out of the shrubbery and mulch. If you want it to still look nice, try deer/bird netting which is almost invisible, and find some thin stakes to zip-tie it to. ...
  23. Go on your trip. Pay the fee and schedule a wire...

    Go on your trip. Pay the fee and schedule a wire transfer on the appropriate date.

    Send them a note in advance so they know it will be different this month: "Hi Crazy Landlords, I will be out of...
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    Don't rehash the interview. Just write a normal...

    Don't rehash the interview. Just write a normal follow-up note to thank them for the interview, but in this case expand a bit on the points you don't think you handled well.

    You have a huge...
  25. Peach crisp! Cook sliced peaches and cinnamon in...

    Peach crisp! Cook sliced peaches and cinnamon in a big oven-safe skillet until softened. Mix rolled oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, melted butter, chopped walnuts and spread on top of peaches. Bake...
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