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    My thoughts exactly. In an ideal world there...

    My thoughts exactly. In an ideal world there would be thousands of huge fields for horses to live out their golden years, but we don't live in an ideal world.

    A kind, quick death, is sometimes...
  2. OP- I know you posted a happy update, but I...

    OP- I know you posted a happy update, but I wanted to mention what I think might be going on when he gets rushy...he is anticipating you asking for the canter. Us humans are creatures of habit, and...
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    ThatgirlTina- I can tell by the rest of your post...

    ThatgirlTina- I can tell by the rest of your post that you are coming from a loving place, but I hope you understand that being gay is not a choice, or a mistake for that matter.
  4. Please read and reread this quote, post it on...

    Please read and reread this quote, post it on your mirror.

    This is your answer. Give your self permission to put yourself first.
  5. Your BO does not respect you because you are not...

    Your BO does not respect you because you are not a paying boarder. You work off board, but I guarantee you that she does not value you as she would a check that is coming in every month- in her mind...
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    Just have an honest conversation with her: "I...

    Just have an honest conversation with her: "I have enjoyed having you as a roommate the past x years/months. I've come to the point in life that I would like the extra space for a guest bedroom and...
  7. Exactly. Kind of reminds me of a friend who I...

    Exactly. Kind of reminds me of a friend who I went to visit and looked dishevelled. She told me she'd been in an internet fight, and I asked what about. She said someone posted about a dog biting...
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    I've owned 6 VW's and I have always had a stick...

    I've owned 6 VW's and I have always had a stick shift. I have a new jetta, basic model right now, its a lease because I never drive anywhere and I don't need something fancy.

    I had a passat...
  9. sorry if I am derailing this thread, but this is...

    sorry if I am derailing this thread, but this is something I have been curious about, but wasn't sure if it is worthy of it's own thread. On the topic of the horses being pulled, but not really ever...
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    You haven't lost anything unless you sell. ...

    You haven't lost anything unless you sell.

    Take a deep breath, investing in meant to be long term.
  11. don't do it. Get a part time job and pay rent,...

    don't do it. Get a part time job and pay rent, trust me, you will be out in a year, if not sooner. :)
  12. I am just leaving a situation similar to...

    I am just leaving a situation similar to this...but I had less horses.

    Rent in exchange for barn work, shared utilities with horse owner.

    I am leaving for multiple reasons, but as far as the...
  13. Why is that? Just curious really. I know...

    Why is that? Just curious really.


    I know meth- cook houses the chemicals get into the dry wall...
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    wow, the "no touching" comments were a huge...

    wow, the "no touching" comments were a huge lightbulb moment for me!

    I come from a very huggy family...and I remember as a kid dreading social events because everyone would want to hug me, and...
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    That seems like the ethical choice...but I wonder...

    That seems like the ethical choice...but I wonder if because there is no contract it makes the line blurred...

    basically the big lesson in this is never give a deposit without a contract...and I...
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    Hey- here's another "all psychology" term for...

    Hey- here's another "all psychology" term for you-- Projection. :)
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    For me, I think I got the lesson this time, is...

    For me, I think I got the lesson this time, is that you just have to let them go. Cut off all contact and move on. Sounds so much easier than it is, because I have such a strong desire to help...
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    Probably a narcissist. I call it emmotionally...

    Probably a narcissist. I call it emmotionally throwing up on me...because that's how I feel. Nothing irks me more than going through this, giving advice, and then ten minutes later seeing/hearing...
  19. Ok- but obviously something isn't up to snuff. ...

    Ok- but obviously something isn't up to snuff. My point wsa just that you don't neccessarily have to do a full blown kitchen remodel---just putting in granite might be enough to give the place the...
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    I know you are aware of the errors, but I really...

    I know you are aware of the errors, but I really love the errors in this quote!
  21. Here's what I would do...upgrade the counter top...

    Here's what I would do...upgrade the counter top to a nice granite that matches the appliances, if they are almond, shouldn't be hard to match. Replace any really worn carpet, paint anything a...
  22. I would bump up the chain of command. If CSR...

    I would bump up the chain of command. If CSR isn't helpful, talk to Sup, mgr, VP etc. You will get your refund, or at least your bottles in a timely fashion. Super lame IMO...I had a vitamin...
  23. . Although I was very anemic earlier this summer...

    . Although I was very anemic earlier this summer after being quite sick, have been a vegetarian for over 30 years, and I was craving meat. managed to take care of it with prunes and apricots and...
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    Yes. To clarify, this wasn't intended as a...

    Yes.

    To clarify, this wasn't intended as a slight at anyone in particular, infact I included my own experience for a frame of reference. And infact after that gelding had another horse for 8...
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    It's definitely not only with horses. Happens...

    It's definitely not only with horses. Happens with all types of animals. I've known people with rescue dogs that they were kicked out of several towns because of their aggressive dog.

    People...
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