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Games Trainers Play: The Florida Horse Saga

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  • Originally posted by justdandy View Post
    You might still have time. It ain't over 'til seller has the moolah in her account.
    Exactly!

    I of course have wonderful selection of Illinois grown and bottled wines- I am partial to the Blue Moon I will chill a few bottles to share Great for a toast, OR for "I am p.o.'d lushes!" Perfect served with the pomegrante glazed pork we are having tonight - I can share!!!
    "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there"

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    • Dos Equis Amber here !

      I'm wondering if the other interested party talked to her, she mentioned it to wannabe buyer, and suddenly wannabe buyer stopped dicking around..!?

      That would be awesome if other interested party wound up with him! Too fun!

      What SHALL we do when this saga does end?! I'm gonna need my fix!!!

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      • Pomegranate glazed pork sounds YUM!
        In an age when scientists are creating artificial intelligence, too many of our educational institutions seem to be creating artificial stupidity.—Thomas Sowell, Is Thinking Obsolete?

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        • Originally posted by findeight View Post
          Is it too late to place a bet? But 5/2 is a little short for me. How about an exotic?

          The exacta:
          1. The PPE is done Friday and finds something
          2. The price is dropped

          The trifecta:
          1. The PPE is reschedualed.
          2. The PPE finds something.
          3. The price is dropped.

          The superfecta:
          1. The PPE is reschedualed.
          2. The PPE finds something.
          3. The price is dropped.
          4. The check bounces.

          We could even offer a Pick Six:
          1. The "trial" is extended.
          2. The PPE is reschedualed.
          3. The PPE finds something.
          4. The price is dropped.
          5. The check bounces.
          6. Owner/seller gets a bill for 3 months board and the PPE.
          I like FindEight's thinking, but I think the Powerball hit here is that we find out the horse has probably been sold to someone ELSE.

          As in the people who've been stalling are gonna come up w/the $7500 (hypothetical) out of the $10,000 (hypothetical) they're getting from someone else for him!

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          • No!

            My computer lab gets out at 4:15, I'll still have about two hours to wait. I guess I could go the gym...
            Lucy (Precious Star) - 1994 TB mare; happily reunited with her colt Touch the Stars

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            • Originally posted by 867-5309 View Post
              I like FindEight's thinking, but I think the Powerball hit here is that we find out the horse has probably been sold to someone ELSE.

              As in the people who've been stalling are gonna come up w/the $7500 (hypothetical) out of the $10,000 (hypothetical) they're getting from someone else for him!
              I go with Powerball! My thoughts...someone who has read this thread went to the show, saw "T" being a saint and having known the pricing and horrible epic saga, made the owner an offer that was higher than these people's and still lower than the original amount she wanted.

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              • It's also possible that the "buyers" have come to feel some of the ripples of being part of a 58 page and counting COTH thread.

                What do you bet that some of their horsey acquaintances have put two and two together and figured out who the "buyers" in question are?

                Or, perhaps it's the "trainers" that are feeling the heat (again because some of their clients have figured out what's what), and who have put pressure on the "buyers" to finalize the deal.

                My bet is that the "buyers" have scraped together some cash, but are making a lowball offer (at least initially) just to see if it will fly.
                "The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions." --Dostoevsky

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                • Originally posted by Posting Trot View Post
                  It's also possible that the "buyers" have come to feel some of the ripples of being part of a 58 page and counting COTH thread.

                  What do you bet that some of their horsey acquaintances have put two and two together and figured out who the "buyers" in question are?

                  Or, perhaps it's the "trainers" that are feeling the heat (again because some of their clients have figured out what's what), and who have put pressure on the "buyers" to finalize the deal.

                  My bet is that the "buyers" have scraped together some cash, but are making a lowball offer (at least initially) just to see if it will fly.
                  Exactly what I'm thinking!

                  I'm still hoping that someone else has the horse, but I have a feeling that someone was feeling the heat!
                  Orchid

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                  • AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! I leave yall FOR a LITTLE while and LOOK at what happens!! GOOD GREIF!! Can I NOT leave yall unsupervised for one little min??!?!?!? Alllllll I did was go ride!! and COME back to THIS!!!

                    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOO!!!
                    BAD!! THere is to be NO resolution to this saga,, it is the only thing in my boring life!! LOL!!


                    ok,,well, pass the popcorn,, leftover coffee cake,, hey, where did the coffee cake go?? and I need STRONG drink!! ARE YOU FREAKING KIDDING ME!?!?!? 6!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have to wait until 6?!?!?!?!?
                    "Energy efficient vehicle. Runs on grass and oats. CAUTION: Avoid exhaust!"
                    I think we should eat trolls.
                    Troll meat. Now that's good eatin'.
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                    • well, I have errands to run, but by the time I get home it will be past time for an update (one good thing about 5:30 here being 2 hours behind 5:30 there)
                      I'm betting it's still a "probably," "the check is in the mail," or someone else swooped in and took T to a proper home (you know, one in where the people are HONEST)
                      "IT'S NOT THE MOUNTAIN WE CONQUER, BUT OURSELVES." SIR EDMUND HILLARYMember of the "Someone Special To Me Serves In The Military" Clique

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                      • Okay, so new betting opportunities!

                        Horse is sold, but to someone else 20/1

                        Horse is sold, but payment will be later because of various convoluted reasons 2/1

                        Horse is sold and payment has been wired and received 500/1
                        Delicious strawberry flavored death!

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                        • AGAIN,, I will be holding all betting monies,, to be paid out in the terms laid out in my previous post,,, I hope everyone will be intoxicated enough to hand over the cash........

                          everyone have another on me!!
                          "Energy efficient vehicle. Runs on grass and oats. CAUTION: Avoid exhaust!"
                          I think we should eat trolls.
                          Troll meat. Now that's good eatin'.
                          by Hiddenlake

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                          • Don't forget I get 10% from you and 10% from the bettor!

                            For my services. Yeah, that's the ticket.

                            Delicious strawberry flavored death!

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                            • I'd like to place my bet for:

                              Horse is sold because trainer who was "borrowing" the horse actually sold the horse to a client for double wht he/she/it will pay the original owner.


                              I'll bet that the "trainer" made a cool 10k on this little deal.

                              Cinder

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                              • GOSH!!!!!!!!!! I just am horrified that the deal may be "DONE"!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                what will we DO??? who will we blame our drinking on????
                                "Energy efficient vehicle. Runs on grass and oats. CAUTION: Avoid exhaust!"
                                I think we should eat trolls.
                                Troll meat. Now that's good eatin'.
                                by Hiddenlake

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                                • So after needing to wait until 1-18 to vet the horse, they suddenly on 1-17 decide screw the PPE & are going to buy??? WTF? They could have done that 5 weeks ago. Something happened here....

                                  "Sold" to me means I have the cash in my hot little hand. Somebody hundreds of miles away who's been yanking me around for 7 weeks simply saying "we'll take him" does not mean squat in my world.
                                  "I'm not crazy...my mother had me tested"

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                                  • Originally posted by cinder88 View Post
                                    I'd like to place my bet for:

                                    Horse is sold because trainer who was "borrowing" the horse actually sold the horse to a client for double wht he/she/it will pay the original owner.


                                    I'll bet that the "trainer" made a cool 10k on this little deal.

                                    Cinder
                                    Yeah, I'd lay odds on that at about 5/1.
                                    Delicious strawberry flavored death!

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                                    • My bet ... they offered the seller less than 1/2 her original asking price in return for foregoing the PPE.... no cash yet transferred in any form.
                                      Nevertheless, she persisted.

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                                      • Originally posted by RainyDayRide View Post
                                        My bet ... they offered the seller less than 1/2 her original asking price in return for foregoing the PPE.... no cash yet transferred in any form.
                                        2/1 on that one. Sounds plausible.
                                        When opportunity knocks it's wearing overalls and looks like work.

                                        The horse world. Two people. Three opinions.

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                                        • Originally posted by eponacowgirl View Post
                                          OMG y'all... I'm only telling you what my voicemail said. My friend called at 6:30 this morning, and I ASSURE you, there was no way in hell I was picking up the phone.... so all I have is a voicemail to go by...

                                          And the voicemail said this:

                                          "WAKE YOUR ASS UP! T IS SOLD! I want to talk to you! I get out of school at 3, I'll call you then!"

                                          The problem? Shes in school (student teaching) till 3, I'm in school till 5:30 with a half hour drive home.

                                          I guess you'll have to mull over that until 6!

                                          Just know, COTHers, that when my alarm when off, I only hit snooze ONCE, and then ran out here to type this before I even let the dogs out OR went to the bathroom myself. AND its my day off. Plus, I still have that crusty morning goo in my eyes.

                                          Is that enough info for you?
                                          Aww Epona.. thanks for feeding the Llamas before you went to school.. Good thing I have internet on my phone!
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