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

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  • There was a brief time in my life when more people IRL called me "AWG" or awggie than my actual first name.

    I have since gotten a job where I actually have to *work* and a life not keyboard related.

    Still, clinging to illusion is the source of human suffering. I recommend peanut butter and chocolate.
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    • How many people have bought blue pop rocks because of what other people say on BB's? Who has used other medications on their horses even though their vet won't prescribe it because it is for dogs and not horses? All of this because wise Cother's said so.

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      • Originally posted by spacytracy View Post
        Sure, we don't take online vet advice to heart (or shouldn't)... but just hop over to Horse Care, and you'll see thousands of threads asking for medical advice. So clearly people seek that stuff and most likely follow the advice, especially if the person comes with "credentials".
        Yes, but the most consistent advice they get is "call a vet." If they "most likely" follow that, good. They should.
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        • Originally posted by LexInVA View Post
          I'm 99.234512341348723451826% certain that her co-workers all hated her guts, which is probably one of several reasons why she got fired and why she wouldn't leave me alone during the day. I remember she would rant online about how people don't understand what a wonderful person she really is and why they should really take the time to get to know the real woman she was. Ironically, she was also VERY clingy with the COTHer she was leasing a horse from and the girl's Eventing coach who later became her coach as well after the girl she was leasing from got out of horses because she couldn't fit it in with taking college courses.
          Seriously? What does this ongoing crap have to do with the OP? Can you start your own thread to further your discourse? thanks

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          • Originally posted by AllWeatherGal View Post
            There was a brief time in my life when more people IRL called me "AWG" or awggie than my actual first name.

            I have since gotten a job where I actually have to *work* and a life not keyboard related.

            Still, clinging to illusion is the source of human suffering. I recommend peanut butter and chocolate.
            are you qualified to make such a recommendation?
            Originally posted by BigMama1
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            • Originally posted by Dispatcher View Post
              Seriously? What does this ongoing crap have to do with the OP? Can you start your own thread to further your discourse? thanks
              On the other hand, while we are talking about sideline topics, what qualifies you to decide who should post what where?

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              • Originally posted by 2DogsFarm View Post
                If someone's pathetic dreamlife is laid open who gets hurt?
                Depends.
                What if the pathetic dreamlife laid open is someone who masquerades as a responsible breeder and turns out to be a hoarder?
                That's happened more than once on this bb.

                Then there's the canonical ugly dreamer--Musical Jumper...

                Not necessarily a harmless pastime.
                "It's like a Russian nesting doll of train wrecks."--CaitlinandTheBay

                ...just settin' on the Group W bench.

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                • Can someone give me a cheat sheet on how to "check credentials" on a poster? Do you PM them and ask, assuming that if they won't provide creds the poster is a faker?
                  "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." ~ Jack Layton

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                  • Originally posted by Bluey View Post
                    On the other hand, while we are talking about sideline topics, what qualifies you to decide who should post what where?
                    Oh, well, um, uh, nothing, I guess..........

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                    • Originally posted by hitchinmygetalong View Post
                      Can someone give me a cheat sheet on how to "check credentials" on a poster? Do you PM them and ask, assuming that if they won't provide creds the poster is a faker?
                      It depends on what they are saying/claiming/presenting but when you get right down to it, you can't really check someone's credentials unless they have made specific statements about themselves and what they do in relation to what they are saying that points towards a verifiable identity. Everything else is just a matter of sorting through whatever they are saying and determining fact from fiction.
                      Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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                      • Originally posted by Dispatcher View Post
                        Seriously? What does this ongoing crap have to do with the OP? Can you start your own thread to further your discourse? thanks
                        Wow, I just found this thread and Lex has totally destroyed my keyboard ( by proxy.) He's like Snoopy, I don't want to know them as I have my own fantasies. . . but they are both always relevant.


                        Yikes I just realized this needs it's own thread (you were kidding? right?)
                        RIP Kelly 1977-2007 "Wither thou goest, so shall I"

                        "To tilt when you should withdraw is Knightly too."

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                        • Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                          are you qualified to make such a recommendation?
                          There is a well known correlation between peanut butter and chocolate being combined and leading to happiness. It's been proven time and again. Even the Internet backs it up.
                          Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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                          • This situation should have been handled by notifying the Moderators who could then ban the user if warranted.

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                            • Wow - I have never lied on COTH. Does that mean I have been doing it wrong all these years?

                              P.S. - I am not a pony, but I do have a tatoo. Does that make me painted?

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                              • ^^^ Yes (for both)


                                Soo since we are all coming clean. I am not Nootka. She was sold... so should I change to NotNootka?
                                Draumr Hesta Farm
                                "Wenn Du denkst es geht nicht mehr, kommt von irgendwo ein kleines Licht daher"
                                Member of the COTH Ignorant Disrepectful F-bombs!*- 2Dogs Farm

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                                • So you are like the Margarine of Nootka now?
                                  Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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                                  • This COTH thread is ironic on so many levels....

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                                    • Margarine of Nootka... LMAO yes

                                      So I need changed to
                                      MargarineOfNookta or
                                      NoNootka
                                      Draumr Hesta Farm
                                      "Wenn Du denkst es geht nicht mehr, kommt von irgendwo ein kleines Licht daher"
                                      Member of the COTH Ignorant Disrepectful F-bombs!*- 2Dogs Farm

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                                      • Well, my sig line used to be "he's not really a pony, and I'm really not pony aged, either". That happened after I met some COTHers IRL and they were shocked, shocked, I say, that I'm not a small child. Perhaps I should be concerned about that ...

                                        And perhaps not.
                                        "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                                        Spay and neuter. Please.

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                                        • I am most positive that no one here knows my identity...I have been so careful about hiding it!
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