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  1. Thread: Kate Steinle

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    No ... just drawing a parallelr between one...

    No ... just drawing a parallelr between one tragic murder and so many others that NO ONE in national politics mentions.
  2. Thread: Kate Steinle

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    So ... those kids who were killed weren't...

    So ... those kids who were killed weren't productive enough yet to warrant a mention.
  3. Thread: Kate Steinle

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    Three children have been killed in my area in...

    Three children have been killed in my area in drive-by shootings in the last three months. Their murders remain unsolved and no national politicians have said a word.

    Thoughts?
  4. Uhhh ... take a look at a post earlier in this...

    Uhhh ... take a look at a post earlier in this thread that decries banning the flag from federal cemeteries as a "huge mistake." I guess that's different, huh ...



    Yes, you do digress. That's...
  5. Interesting (and mostly accurate) but irrelevant....

    Interesting (and mostly accurate) but irrelevant.



    It was flown when some states thought they had the right to deny some of their citizens the right to vote, attend state-funded schools and...
  6. I agree with this 100%. Private citizens in this...

    I agree with this 100%. Private citizens in this country have every right to display the Confederate flag.

    But because it offends many other citizens, it has no place on grounds or facilities...
  7. Titanic and Thelma and Louise immediately come to...

    Titanic and Thelma and Louise immediately come to mind.

    And reaching waaay back -- The Big Chill. What a gagfest.
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    If the tomatoes have a light-colored "star" on...

    If the tomatoes have a light-colored "star" on the bottom, they will ripen if you keep them in a dark place.

    I put them in a cardboard box with sheets of newspaper in between the layers. Check...
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    Aaaaaand ... another 1.6" yesterday and it's...

    Aaaaaand ... another 1.6" yesterday and it's raining again today.

    I don't miss watering my garden, as I to drag hoses down there. But I do miss the sun.
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    My garden is ... soggy. We got 14" of rain in...

    My garden is ... soggy. We got 14" of rain in May, with only 5 days when it DIDN'T rain. June was not as bad, but still pretty wet. Last night, we got 4" of rain in about 90 minutes. Our little creek...
  11. Thread: George Takai

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    Just saw that below. Silly me. I thought...

    Just saw that below. Silly me. I thought threedogpack was referring to Coyote's rhetoric on THIS thread. The Obama thread was SO much better. :rolleyes:
  12. Thread: George Takai

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    She's been on a roll for a long time. She just...

    She's been on a roll for a long time. She just doesn't roll around here very often. Be grateful for that.
  13. Thread: Dressage Curmudgeon

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    It's the same with Facebook, COTh and any horse...

    It's the same with Facebook, COTh and any horse forum you can name. You have to take the advice and input you can use and leave the rest.

    It may be that the advice is over your head and you'll...
  14. Thread: Dressage Curmudgeon

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    Amen, sister. I started to reply to some of...

    Amen, sister.

    I started to reply to some of these posts, but thought better of it. They're the kind of people I ignore and avoid IRL. Best to do the same here. :yes:
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    At a show where show management allows the public...

    At a show where show management allows the public free access to the stall area, it is not my responsibility to keep people away. That would be the responsibility of show management. It is their...
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    Without clicking on the forum, I can see the most...

    Without clicking on the forum, I can see the most of first question in OT and most of them are enough to make me gag even without reading the entire post or any of the follow-ups.

    For me, the OT...
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    I don't think you were referring to my post, but...

    I don't think you were referring to my post, but just in case ...

    Turning the corner and seeing four kids under the age of 6 in the stall -- two were petting my horse's hocks -- just about gave...
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    The silence in OT is delightful.

    The silence in OT is delightful.
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    In your original post, you said show management...

    In your original post, you said show management invited them to tour, not just randomly visit.

    I have shown at Arabian breed shows for many years. I cant' remember show management encouraging...
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    I don't blame you for being annoyed. That type of...

    I don't blame you for being annoyed. That type of comment would annoy me, too. But she's not "making you feel" anything. You're allowing her to.

    I'd do what Peanut Butter Pony suggested and then...
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    Sir James Paul McCartney MBE

    Sir James Paul McCartney MBE
  22. Thread: Trainer question

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    Most of mine have usually taught from the ground....

    Most of mine have usually taught from the ground.



    No.

    I had one instructor who preferred to sit on a horse during lessons because he was more comfortable and could demonstrate. But he was...
  23. Hmmmm ....

    Hmmmm ....
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    Could be the determining factor.

    Could be the determining factor.
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    Me, too. I only worked with one person who did...

    Me, too. I only worked with one person who did this. She was helping me over the phone with alternative medicines for a severely injured horse (who subsequently healed completedly).

    In the...
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