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    Again, there is a world of difference between the...

    Again, there is a world of difference between the meaning of "large amounts of money" among those who live in the land of USEF rated shows and those who find their fun at local shows. I think I paid...
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    There's a world of difference between rated shows...

    There's a world of difference between rated shows with extensive rulebooks and local shows, which are the common playground of the masses.
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    My sister and I started formal lessons when I was...

    My sister and I started formal lessons when I was just a few months shy of my 10th birthday and she was almost 8. I progressed a lot faster than she did, in spite of the fact that she had more...
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    Well, she spent the night with each of the three...

    Well, she spent the night with each of the three in the fantasy suite. Based on things she said when she was on The Bachelor and her behavior thus far as The Bachelorette, I assumed she had sex with...
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    Do a search in the Off Course forum. This has...

    Do a search in the Off Course forum. This has been discussed several times in recent history. People who replied on those threads may not bother to repeat themselves in your new discussion.
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    For me, the issue isn't whether or not the 3 year...

    For me, the issue isn't whether or not the 3 year olds have been jumped "a ton," the issue is that they've been jumped at all.

    Unless those fabulous show careers have been in the cross-rails...
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    Last night was another weepy trainwreck, and I...

    Last night was another weepy trainwreck, and I left my box of microwave popcorn at work, so I wasn't fully prepared. :)

    If Ben H was watching last night, I'll bet he was thinking how happy he was...
  8. Thread: Durasole

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    This. (Hiding my purple stained left hand behind...

    This. (Hiding my purple stained left hand behind my back.)
  9. I'm not sure what the point of seeing a different...

    I'm not sure what the point of seeing a different doctor is if your husband is going to be completely non-compliant with whatever treatment he is prescribed.

    I sympathize, because we went through...
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    I view Facebook like a family get-together. Never...

    I view Facebook like a family get-together. Never discuss politics, religion, or sex. Some of my Facebook friends may make posts about politics, religion, or sex, just like Uncle Bob sometimes tells...
  11. As someone who has written position descriptions...

    As someone who has written position descriptions for hiring, I can say that companies know that they're highly unlikely to get a person who ticks off every box on their wish list. They will likely...
  12. Would I use BMI to screen potential lesson...

    Would I use BMI to screen potential lesson students? No. But, their place, their rules. They don't have to make any sense to anyone else.
  13. Yes, I've experienced paying training board and...

    Yes, I've experienced paying training board and having my horse ridden maybe 4 times in a month, but only for one month. After that, I moved, because the trainer didn't seem to think that there was...
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    Poll: I voted what I'm currently doing - 0-1 - because...

    I voted what I'm currently doing - 0-1 - because it's just too darn hot to ride right now.

    Ask again in 6 months, I'll give you a different answer.
  15. Absolutely. I know from experience (work...

    Absolutely.

    I know from experience (work related) that the best way to influence a big company (or an entire industry) is via a market campaign. If you are genuinely interested in getting this...
  16. It depends on the size of the pasture, quality of...

    It depends on the size of the pasture, quality of the grazing, and number of horses.

    I've lived with both extremes. I would never fence a 1/2 acre paddock with barbed wire, but when I lived in...
  17. Thread: Minions.

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    I loved Despicable Me, loved Despicable Me 2, and...

    I loved Despicable Me, loved Despicable Me 2, and fully expect to love the Minions movie. I went to Universal Studios and loved the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction. I even bought the t-shirt....
  18. I feel your pain and I sympathize. And we're...

    I feel your pain and I sympathize. And we're entitled to a brief pity party every now and then.
  19. Yes, you are expecting too much. I don't mean...

    Yes, you are expecting too much.

    I don't mean that you are wrong for wanting a boarding facility that shares your management philosophies. Based on your description, I wouldn't want my equines...
  20. :yes: You speak the truth. :lol:

    :yes: You speak the truth. :lol:
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    Ditto. Plus, my doctor follows up with a letter...

    Ditto. Plus, my doctor follows up with a letter within a week or so with a paper copy of the results, an explanation of the results, and any actions she wants me to take based on the results (like an...
  22. Go back and re-read neversaynever's post. It's...

    Go back and re-read neversaynever's post. It's right on.

    I work for an environmental research organization affiliated with a particular industry. Almost everyone in my office has at least an MS....
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    Since I read @War: The Rise of the...

    Since I read @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0544251792), my default response to anything like this is, "They were hacked."

    @War...
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    Oh, damn. Does this mean no one is allowed to...

    Oh, damn. Does this mean no one is allowed to make any kind of off-hand comment in casual conversation on COTH without doing an extensive internet search and reading at least three scholarly...
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    I saw something the other day that made me laugh....

    I saw something the other day that made me laugh. A post about Bernie Sanders made its way to my Facebook newsfeed. Under it, a Sanders supporter commented that "Anyone who votes for Hillary is an...
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