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    It's not foolproof. We have a house phone so...

    It's not foolproof. We have a house phone so that my stepkids can talk to their mom without having to go through DH's or my cell phone. It's on the do-not-call list, but it gets random calls all...
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    You have what we call Champagne taste on a beer...

    You have what we call Champagne taste on a beer budget. And as others have pointed out - no, it's not a good idea. There will always be horses to buy. Go get your education, secure yourself a...
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    There are a bunch that are more recent: Nim's...

    There are a bunch that are more recent:
    Nim's Island
    City of Ember
    The Water Horse
    Spiderwick Chronicles
    Narnia series
    A slightly older, though still kid-friendly, one is Finding...
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    I'm stumped by your first post. How did you end...

    I'm stumped by your first post. How did you end up with a dressage trainer who couldn't distinguish the gaits?

    It's no secret "trainers" are a dime a dozen, but... <raising one eyebrow>
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    :eek: :eek: :eek: Good for them to not charge...

    :eek: :eek: :eek:

    Good for them to not charge you! You were essentially driving around in a bomb...

    ETA: To be technical, ignition requires the right combination of gas fumes and oxygen. ...
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    First horse - war. We left the country, and he...

    First horse - war. We left the country, and he didn't. He did have a loving home with his new owner, eventually retired into lesson horse life, and died in his mid/late 20s. I have a decorative...
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    I think this one is actually nationwide. My...

    I think this one is actually nationwide. My parents have received those calls, something I'm aware of because my mom has waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much time on her hands and has apparently picked up on...
  8. Eh, not really. You're talking about forms of...

    Eh, not really. You're talking about forms of entertainment, so there's no real need either. On the other hand, it's possible for that person - such an actor, for instance - to be part of something...
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    Getting off the Phone (Sales Calls)

    So week before last, I went to the Lending Tree website looking for some counter offers to a re-finance offer I was considering. (If any of you are contemplating a similar action, let me warn you...
  10. Thread: Waiting?

    by Aggie4Bar
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    I'm waiting for DS to sleep through the night! ...

    I'm waiting for DS to sleep through the night!
    Waiting for the weekend and time off next week for turkey, too!!

    Did UPS turn it over to USPS? And you might check your neighbors. I've had UPS...
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    Mr. A4B does quite a bit of buying and selling...

    Mr. A4B does quite a bit of buying and selling online and uses Paypal out of necessity. There have been a couple occasions that Paypal withdrew money from his account in error, and while customer...
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    Now there's an understatement. I hate Paypal. ...

    Now there's an understatement. I hate Paypal. Amazon, on the other hand... I'm an Amazon addict. I use Prime and Amazon Mom (great discounts!). I love them and have never had any issues with...
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    My DS will be 1 in December, and I've opted for...

    My DS will be 1 in December, and I've opted for this rocking horse:...
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    I adhere to the notion that where there's smoke,...

    I adhere to the notion that where there's smoke, there's fire. Too many claims, too many similarities to dismiss with this one... at least for me.

    There really aren't words to express my disgust...
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    Good doggies!!

    Good doggies!!
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    I get that, too. I've learned to say "I'm sorry...

    I get that, too. I've learned to say "I'm sorry to hear that" vs simply "I'm sorry". But frankly, my interpretation of people who snap back "Why? It's not your fault" has always been that they're...
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    I have leftover roasted chicken in my fridge as...

    I have leftover roasted chicken in my fridge as well, sharing its tupperware container with all the drippings and some leftover homemade pasta. I'm torn between chicken noodle soup or chicken and...
  18. The station that goes to 24-hour Christmas music...

    The station that goes to 24-hour Christmas music here will do so the day after Thanksgiving. There are only so many Christmas songs available to play. By December 25th, they are all over-played. ...
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    There's nothing wrong with enjoying some alone...

    There's nothing wrong with enjoying some alone time. I would suggest you change your rhythms. More than anything else, it sounds like you're stuck in a rut of the same thing day after day. After...
  20. Thread: Negatvity!

    by Aggie4Bar
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    I like Bluey's idea... assuming it doesn't worsen...

    I like Bluey's idea... assuming it doesn't worsen the existing symptoms.

    My DH is a complainer. I call him on it from time to time, and he usually has some justification. We actually had an...
  21. I was a driven kid. Barged through HS in 3...

    I was a driven kid. Barged through HS in 3 years, early acceptance into college w/ honors... cracked at 19. I ended up taking a semester off and just working, trying to relax and regroup. That...
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    There is an individual in my office, "S", who...

    There is an individual in my office, "S", who took it upon himself to post instructions for replacing the paper towels above the paper towel rack in the office kitchen/break room. He was very...
  23. This! Happiness is worth is a little dirt.

    This! Happiness is worth is a little dirt.
  24. I'm terribly sorry you're going through this. ...

    I'm terribly sorry you're going through this. Even if finances were not part of the picture, I believe you're doing the right thing considering their quality of life. Horses do live moment to...
  25. So tragic. Also so sickening that the driver...

    So tragic. Also so sickening that the driver refuses to acknowledge accountability. I, too, wonder why this wouldn't be vehicular manslaughter.
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