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  • bambam
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    I usually work out before work, so I put my work clothes in a bag to take to the gym and, if I am going to the barn straight from work, my riding clothes go in another bag.
    Once I put 1 paddock boot from 2 different pairs in the riding clothes bag- not a big deal until I realized they were both right foot boots. I sure as heck was not going to skip my ride so I wore them- man did my left foot hurt when I got home.
    I have also, uhhmm more than once, packed non-matching shoes to wear to work in my gym bag- at least for those I have so far managed to pack a left and a right.

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  • Ambitious Kate
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    I did that. Wore my barn clogs to the hospital and forgot to bring my surgical clogs. Fortunately, they sold clogs at the hospital gift shop - but it didn't open until 9 am, and my surgery started at 7am. I had to put the disposable booties over my barn clogs, and I was so afraid they smelled bad. They were fairly clean, but I put three pairs of booties on over them and tried to stay away from everyone. Stepping back when anyone came near me. Oh, that was horrid. Nobody noticed. If they did, they WOULD have said something.

    HOspital scrubs are made to be worn inside out or however they come out of the wash, so I have a habit of not always checking too hard with sports or casual clothes. I took a lesson last week, just last week, in a new black sports turtleneck and it was only at about 9pm at night that I scratched my shoulder are realized it was inside out. I doubt my trainer noticed; I was wearing a down vest over it, but aieeee. <head-desk>

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  • HPFarmette
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    I forgot to take off my barn shoes and walked into the office. Co-worker looks down and says "Those shoes have had it!"

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  • evenstar
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    Originally posted by fargonefarm View Post
    I get out of the car and walk towards the store and was just about in the door when I realized I still had nothing on except my tall boots, breeches, and sports bra. Thankfully, I realized that perhaps I should run back to the car and get a shirt before going back into the store to buy my toilet paper and Corona
    But if you hadn't, maybe you wouldn't have had to pay for that Corona yourself!

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  • Vesper Sparrow
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    Once, I put two different paddock boots on to go to the barn: Blunnies on one foot, Ariats on the other. Then, I felt really funny walking and driving, like I had done something to my knee, and was really worried. Didn't dawn on me until I got to the barn and looked down at my feet that the different boots were the culprit.

    Shirts and breeches inside out quite a few times (and I've gone to work with my shirt inside out on multiple occasions).

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  • Vesper Sparrow
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    Once, I put two different paddock boots on to go to the barn: Blunnies on one foot, Ariats on the other. Then, I felt really funny walking and driving, like I had done something to my knee, and was really worried. Didn't dawn on me until I got to the barn and looked down at my feet that the different boots were the culprit.

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  • Tiger Horse
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    Originally posted by Dewey View Post
    A colleague once came to work with two different shoes on.
    Raises hand! I did something similar, had two pairs of heels, same style - one pair navy, one pair black . . . luckily I wore long pants that day . . .

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  • Equine Studies
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    Well.......my students today were dissecting fetal pigs. One girl whose group had a male, looked at another group's pig (female-but she didn't know it at time) and asked

    "Why do its testicles look different than our pig's?"
    Answer from other student "Because those are ovaries".
    She than asked (and I kid you not). "Well where are the balls then?"
    Other student (as straight faced as possible) "It doesn't have any, it's a girl".

    5 second pause.

    Red faced embarrassment, begging us all to pretend that the conversation never took place (especially since she was at her Co-op placement training yesterday and discussed neutering in some detail).

    Now that's a bad day for a 16 year old.

    I didn't have the heart to correct any of the terminology!

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  • AnEnglishRider
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    I've put my shirt on backwards but never my breeches! Thanks for a laugh, I needed it.

    Yesterday I wondered where my keys were, as I was driving my car... And wondered why my vision was so clear when I didn't have my glasses on, reached up and touched my face and... Oh yeah, I did put them on. Believe me, I went home and to bed after that

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  • spook1
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    Dinkacat


    <<<< I just spewed Mcdonald's sweet tea all over my pc>>>>

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  • Traum
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    I went to the doctor just this morning. The podiatrist actually. For heel pain and a consult on my wrecked big toe on the other foot. I was talking to doc while the tech pulled out the gel insoles I got a few nights ago and starts laughing, "these are in the wrong feet!"

    Good lord did I feel stupid! I'm pretty sure having the arch on backwards wasn't helping a whole lot with the heel pain But we all got a good laugh and the thing she did with tongue depressors under the insole of the shoe is actualy helping. but still... pay attention much??

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  • Derby Lyn Farms
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    My friend was riding her horse one time and had a pair of underwear fall out of her pants. Stuck in their from the laundry

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  • oliverreed
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    A (trial lawyer) colleage of mine once came into the office with two different COLOR shoes on. He had to go to court that day. Had to go home and change shoes first.

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  • Arcadien
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    Originally posted by Dewey View Post
    A colleague once came to work with two different shoes on.
    I once showed up at the office wearing two dress watches - on the same wrist

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  • mayfair
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    Originally posted by Dewey View Post
    I once went grocery shopping with my shirt on backwards. The chest pocket was on my back.

    A colleague once came to work with two different shoes on.
    I've done that with T shirts! Once I put my knit pants on backwards- I reached for the pocket and it was facing the back. Fortunately I had a coat over it.

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  • Dewey
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    Originally posted by dinkacat View Post
    Oh... come on guys! Please don't let me be the winner! I was truly hoping someone would one-up me so I don't feel so alone in my ridiculousness!
    I once went grocery shopping with my shirt on backwards. The chest pocket was on my back.

    A colleague once came to work with two different shoes on.

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  • belgianWBLuver
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    Originally posted by dinkacat View Post
    you have ridden two horses, walked around Lowe's for 45 minutes, and then completed your grocery shopping at WalMart before you notice that you have put your breeches on backwards.
    Thanks Dinkacat - I just peed my breetches

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  • fargonefarm
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    I had to take a horse to Michigan State University for a colic last year - we were there for a couple of hours after I had been in the barn teaching and riding all day. When I got home DH started laughing at me and pointed out that my breeches were on backwards They were pull-on schoolers with no faux-fly but still...you woulda thunk I woulda noticed...I now wonder what all the docs at MSU think of me as a trainer/BO since I can't even put my pants on right.

    Last summer on a VERY hot day (read: eyeball-melting heat) I rode a horse and then had to run to town to the grocery store (I live in a VERY small town.) I rode in just my sports bra - it was HOT after all. I get out of the car and walk towards the store and was just about in the door when I realized I still had nothing on except my tall boots, breeches, and sports bra. Thankfully, I realized that perhaps I should run back to the car and get a shirt before going back into the store to buy my toilet paper and Corona

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  • oliverreed
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    Well, I dunno if this tops OP but I got to work on Tuesday and was at the office a while before I realized I had failed to zip up my pants . . . . .

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  • JumpingAddict93
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    Hehehehe whats your hair color?? (Ima blonde i can say it!)
    Sounds like something i would do!

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