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PSA: Some people are not what they seem...

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  • What if the missing Grataan person is the alter that started this melee?! Then what!??


    • Originally posted by TarheelJD View Post
      I can't believe this thread has gone on for 17 pages!
      Well it has been mostly about alcohol, snacks, and the sexiness of Lex, so not too surprising.
      My blog: Crackerdog Farm


      • I can't even keep up with this thread!

        My name IS Ali, but I am not a cat. I think I'd like a life of laying around, sleeping and attacking people's feet while they're sleeping.
        Charlie Brown (1994 bay TB X gelding)
        White Star (2004 grey TB gelding)

        Mystical Moment, 1977-2010.


        • it might be known as the midweek melee...and a new person could start one each week

          Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
          I am one of the last 210,000 remaining full time farmers in America.We feed the others.


          • I know we just had some good OT days.
            I wonder if we are needing a few more OT days.
            Must be the stress of the holidays and all else going on.


            • Originally posted by pal-o-mino View Post
              What if the missing Grataan person is the alter that started this melee?! Then what!??
              oh hell no.....


              • i thought that at 1st haha


                • Waitaminit--PhDs count? You may call me Dr. Monstrpony.
                  "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                  Spay and neuter. Please.


                  • nah op alter has a beef with bestie matey as they used to do things together once upon a time - probably beat her at a show or nicked her bf or something else just as daft as fell out big time-------as why now

                    my name is goeslikestink--- as in like an old banger that goes like a bat out of hell as in car-

                    not as in rabbit- that most of you think it means

                    and yep i didnt know lex was a bloke either


                    • Originally posted by Tamara in TN View Post
                      it might be known as the midweek melee...and a new person could start one each week

                      I am fine with the monthly brawl...


                      • Ok, if PhDs count, then J.D.s count, so call me Dr. Sonesta
                        Visit Sonesta Farms website at www.sonestafarms.com or our FaceBook page at www.facebook.com/sonestafarms. Also showing & breeding Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.


                        • I also have to agree with those on here who've advised caution and empathy regarding the pile-on. No one knows where an indivudual's personal 'edge' might be, and I don't think any of us would want to feel that we contributed to pushing someone over it.

                          This is - when all is said and done - an annonymous BB, and we ALL bear personal responsibility for using our own common sense filters for advice that is posted. There are a lot of knowledable, experienced voices here that can provide wise counsel on a variety of subjects, just as there are IRL - but that doesn't absolve any of us from doing our own due diligence and having our own vets, trainers, farriers, etc., see our horses if we feel we have a problem that we can't handle on our own.
                          Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
                          Witherun Farm


                          • Can I pretend to be the missing Graatan just for S&G? Maybe like Ohhhhh no I am of course a vet that graduated suma cum laude, have worked on elephants in africa, polar bears in the artic and whales in the pacific, as well as being the best danged vet you have never heard of!

                            Its just getting a little boring without any trolls

                            My name was my maiden name, Michele Macallister, 2 marriages later, its now Cook. In my defense the first one was 10 years ago and lasted a year, the second one just started in Sept. I am hoping this one lasts a little longer.

                            If not I will just chase down Lex
                            Last edited by MMacallister; Dec. 5, 2012, 08:33 PM. Reason: Improving spelling


                            • Originally posted by Trevelyan96 View Post
                              I'm actually a majikal horse trainer who knows how to turn a perfectly dead quiet OTTB into a fire breathing, herdbound, nutcase in 3 years or less. And for the low price of just $199.95 I can teach you how to do the same.
                              There goes my keyboard warranty!!!!

                              And my screen name -- I live in the north and ride in the woods. Guess I'm just too boring with screen names. Need to be more creative.
                              At its finest, rider and horse are joined not by tack, but by trust. Each is totally reliant upon the other. Each is the selfless guardian of the other's very well-being.
                              (Author Unknown)


                              • Yes, but it really is very disappointing to be lied to, and people should shoulder the responsibility of being honest ,or get out of Dodge.

                                Not really too much to ask, is it?


                                • Originally posted by Trevelyan96 View Post
                                  I also have to agree with those on here who've advised caution and empathy regarding the pile-on.
                                  Um, "pile-on"? I don't think there's been a pile-on at all. If the 350+ posts on this thread were tallied, the vast majority of them would not be about Grataan at all. The vast majority are completely OT hi-jinks, plus I think there are actually more posts questioning the veracity of the OP than discussing Grataan. Of the ones that actually mention Grataan allegedly masquerading as a veterinarian, a lot of them expressed disappointment "if true" but not anger, and probably less than 5% actually stated that what she's allegedly doing is wrong.


                                  • [QUOTE=Gestalt;6702759]I thought "maunder" was something about "drivel"?QUOTE]

                                    Looks like both meanings-
                                    ▸ verb: wander aimlessly
                                    ▸ verb: talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
                                    ▸ verb: speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

                                    (One Look Dictionary is my friend-thanks for the new word).


                                    • Originally posted by NorthwoodsRider View Post
                                      There goes my keyboard warranty!!!!
                                      If you sign up for my seminar, I'll give you a dsicount equal to the cost of your keyboard. We'll have you doing majikal crazy horse tricks in only 6 months, guaranteed - and no special equipment required.
                                      Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
                                      Witherun Farm


                                      • AnneFS - You are correct and I worded it badly. Not so much that there has been a horrific 'pile-on' as just hoping that people will continue to be careful in not allowing it to become one.
                                        Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
                                        Witherun Farm


                                        • Funny but I did not think Lex was a guy....I knew Bluey was a woman.

                                          My virtue was stolen long ago...I am a closet member of the John Birch society.

                                          All that aside, I get pretty dissappointed when people are not who they claim to be...I know silly. I find it sad when people lie.