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  • You know you've been hanging out on the COTH boards too long when...

    Okay, I need a laugh. We've done these before, but I thought it was time for a new one. (This winter is just not ending and I'm looking for some old fashioned COTH humor.)

    You've been here too long when...you have over 10,000 posts.

    ...you know what WTF stands for where's the fruitbat.

    ...you are the holder of Aunt Esther's Purse (I've been looking for you!).

    ...you...
    "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"

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    .... when you have a list of show names saved as a word file to cut and paste into yet another "I NEED A SHOW NAME ASAP" thread.

    .... when you think of your friend and her COTH name as two different people. :0

    .... when you look at a field of horses and try to see if any of them match the descriptions on the "Missing Horses" board.
    ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
    Check out my Kryswyn JRTs on Facebook

    "Life is merrier with a terrier!"

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      #3
      Originally posted by Kryswyn View Post
      .... when you think of your friend and her COTH name as two different people. :0
      I just spewed my water on my keyboard over that one. I know that my friends tend to separate Velvet from who I am in normal life.
      "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Velvet View Post
        I just spewed my water on my keyboard over that one. I know that my friends tend to separate Velvet from who I am in normal life.
        Well, Velvet, Kryswyn is taller and skinnier than me!
        ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
        Check out my Kryswyn JRTs on Facebook

        "Life is merrier with a terrier!"

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          #5
          Originally posted by Kryswyn View Post
          Well, Velvet, Kryswyn is taller and skinnier than me!
          Seems you're alter is fictional, mine just gets to be less PC than I'm forced to be in real life.
          "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"

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          • #6
            If you are in the middle of a long, long, long post and you didn't notice who's it was before you began, you scroll back up to see if SLC is back.
            I want a signature but I have nothing original to say except: "STHU and RIDE!!!

            Wonderful COTHER's I've met: belleellis, stefffic, snkstacres and janedoe726.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Velvet View Post

              ...you know what WTF stands for where's the fruitbat.

              WTF??? LOL! I haven't been here long enough...
              Kelly
              Zimpatico - 21 year old Hanoverian

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              • #8
                ... when you turn your computer on and it is already on COTH.

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                • #9
                  ...when you start using "jingles" in everyday speech.

                  "Oh, your Aunt Shirley's in the hospital? I'm sending jingles for her."
                  Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by allpurpose View Post
                    ...when you start using "jingles" in everyday speech.

                    "Oh, your Aunt Shirley's in the hospital? I'm sending jingles for her."
                    I did that to a friend the other day.

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by huntereq_princess View Post
                      WTF??? LOL! I haven't been here long enough...
                      Awww..a COTH newbie!

                      73 posts so far? You do have a lot to learn, at least by way of COTH-isms.

                      You've been here too long when you know what Baby Vindaloo is and WHO slc is.
                      "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"

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                      • #12
                        ... you've watched foals be born, halter broke, started undersaddle, first time in the show ring, first blue ribbon, first day of retirement.....
                        Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN

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                          #13
                          "Jingles"--yep. Oh, and what about peeps? It isn't chic for "people" out here.
                          "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"

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                          • #14
                            You end your train wreck causing post with................OK, zipping up my Flame Suit now.
                            "Don't make me go all chestnut mare on you"!

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                            • #15
                              When you tell someone in real life about a post/story you read on COTH and say, for simplicity's sake: "My friend's horse did xyz..."

                              Then they ask who your friend is.

                              "Oh, did I say my friend? I meant...someone I know....from the internet..."
                              My CANTER cutie Chip and IHSA shows!
                              http://www.youtube.com/kheit86

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                                #16
                                Originally posted by rtrules View Post
                                You end your train wreck causing post with................OK, zipping up my Flame Suit now.
                                It took me a second to process your post. I thought you meant you were responding to ME, not saying that a poster would end their train wreck posts that way.

                                I never understood the need for the flame suit. If you're going to incite a riot, be prepared to run with the herd, or get trampled--and take it like a real COTHer.
                                "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"

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                                • #17
                                  when Fred posts pictures of Tiamo on her facebook page and you get a little bit choked up...
                                  The ninja monkeys are plotting my demise as we speak....

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by To the MAX View Post
                                    When you tell someone in real life about a post/story you read on COTH and say, for simplicity's sake: "My friend's horse did xyz..."

                                    Then they ask who your friend is.

                                    "Oh, did I say my friend? I meant...someone I know....from the internet..."
                                    hahaha I have definitely done this!!
                                    Who is John Galt?

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                                    • #19
                                      When you double check the "clean" function on your oven before putting the chicken in!!!!!

                                      When you burn dinner because you MUST. POST. NOW!!

                                      LBR
                                      I reject your reality, and substitute my own- Adam Savage

                                      R.I.P Ron Smith, you'll be greatly missed

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                                      • #20
                                        Oh, that poor chicken!

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