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  • Facebook

    I do have Facebook and my horses have their own FB page also...

    if any one is interested here is mine:

    Brandi Bryant....

    And my horses I know it's kinda dorky but I keep track of what I do in their training when I worm them etc... and peole that are interested can follow:


    Last edited by ownerof2mfts; Sep. 29, 2011, 10:55 PM. Reason: deleting my email address....

  • #2
    You are talking about Facebook and posting your email addresses...why?
    2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

    A helmet saved my life.


    • Original Poster

      Originally posted by TheHorseProblem View Post
      You are talking about Facebook and posting your email addresses...why?
      Yeah that wasn't too smart was it? Ugh... ok I will edit it.


      • #4
        Make sure your birth date is bogus also. It's more info for identity thieves to skim.

        I'm assuming you're aware that Facebook was caught tracking members, even if they were logged out. They claim they've stopped the practice, but my Acme Bullsh*t-O-Meter(tm) is pegging out on that call!
        The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
        Winston Churchill


        • Original Poster

          Originally posted by Frank B View Post
          Make sure your birth date is bogus also. It's more info for identity thieves to skim.

          I'm assuming you're aware that Facebook was caught tracking members, even if they were logged out. They claim they've stopped the practice, but my Acme Bullsh*t-O-Meter(tm) is pegging out on that call!

          No I wasn't aware they were tracking members... I log on but if I post its about the horses, or I do some those shuffle quotes... I use to play Cityville but I hardly do that any more. I dont post where I am at but I do post pictures of the horses... but that's about it.


          • #6
            My horse has a FB. He likes to share his views.

            "I'm not crazy...my mother had me tested"


            • #7
              Originally posted by Giddy-up View Post


              LOL, that word crack my DH up something firc!
              Originally posted by BigMama1
              Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
              GNU Terry Prachett


              • #8
                I don't see the appeal of facebook or any other "social" media where people put their lives on display.

                I guess I am a little too fond of my privacy.


                • #9
                  Well, I joined years ago, but did not touch it for a couple of years. The whole 'real name' turned me off.

                  Then I activated it to keep in touch with friends I don't see face to face, but that was a bust...

                  I did not look for any real life friends or family - what for I do see them on a regular basis....and more often than I care for at that

                  However, I allowed the kid to join, and made a profile for DH, so I could keep taps on the kid, without getting entangled into that 'friends of friends' thing and be found by every Tom, Dick and Harry.

                  Now, I made another profile - my kitty, because the school's mascot is a Wildcat, so I could share the photos I take at events without having to print them out or burn CDs and all that jazz (also made a dedicated Photobucket) and I don't friend people (I find old people who friend a lot of kids creepy...)

                  For some reason FB keeps suggesting young, mostly black fellows for me to friend...really odd!
                  I must seem desperate....
                  Originally posted by BigMama1
                  Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                  GNU Terry Prachett