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Spinoff of COTH Weirdness: unwritten rules of COTH

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  • #41
    Originally posted by Rubyfree View Post
    You seem to have a reasonable grasp of the language. That does tend to take the wind out of the sails a bit. trY TIPEng lk dis, K?
    I shall endeavor to type more appropriately...

    I mean, uh, iMa TrY, kThX.
    Vancouver Equine


    • #42
      And don't show pictures of your half dressed kids wandering around barefoot while your horses are looking very scraggely in a run-down backyard kind of place!! All the while you are going on and on about how your husband brings you samwiges (oh my how could we forget THAT one)!!
      Ahhh...2 blasts from the crazy past! Good times.
      Those were two different brands of nucking futs though.
      Barefoot pants-less children with scraggly horses was Lisaxxxxxx whatever...the one who unwittingly started the whole WTF = Where's The Fruitbat?
      Sammiches was Alysheba.

      Both now gone. But left funny as hell memories!
      You jump in the saddle,
      Hold onto the bridle!
      Jump in the line!


      • #43
        unwritten rules

        I didn't know I can get all this on my blackberry.


        • #44
          Originally posted by gloriginger View Post
          wiggle, wiggle thump...
          Don't you mean yank, yank, smack?

          We'll see what kookiecat does with this one.


          • Original Poster

            [staggers back onto thread, head spinning] Wow! Just skimmed through one of the aforementioned threads from 2005 about an Arabian jumper. The moderators are a bit more strict nowadays!!! That was just... bizarre!


            • #46
              yeah, those were different times for sure


              • #47
                Originally posted by twofatponies View Post
                [staggers back onto thread, head spinning]. The moderators are a bit more strict nowadays!!! .
                Ya....shame that....
                * <-- RR Certified Gold Star {) <-- RR Golden Croissant Award
                Training Tip of the Day: If you can’t beat your best competitor, buy his horse.
                NO! What was the question?


                • #48
                  Yesss. Those were the days. Back then when the catch words were..

                  tack nosebands
                  Aghasted (I still say that all the time -- It has become part of my vocabulary.)
                  I'm rubber, you're glue, whatever I say bounces off me and sticks on you (Do I have that correctly wrong?)
                  Suffering Pines

                  And the very first COTH'er to be banned??? ---

                  The infamous COLIN!!! There should be a trophy named in her honor. She set a standard which will never be equaled.

                  Mainly because the Mods nowadays would never let her craziness continue for as long as she lasted back then.
                  "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

                  Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump


                  • #49
                    which thread is the barefooted children and the samwiges?


                    • #50
                      i originally joined back in 99 or 2000 and enjoyed the COTH horse shows that were held via submitted still pictures from shows.

                      I remember a great many hilarious peeps who had great stories and quick wit.

                      Thems were the good old days.

                      I left for a couple years, and when I returned to coth in 2003, the grammar police and miss mannerses were running the show and much of the fun had been lost. Oh well, times change.
                      Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                      • #51
                        samwiges??? I was a lurker for ages, years even, before I came public - how did I miss samwiges? and what about crazy crayola lady ...
                        Watch this space...


                        • #52
                          Aaah, memory lane. some of the old threads were hilarious showing latent COTH talent. Have to agree on the annoying teenagery text speak threads - click on, I say, click on. Or the "I said it, therefore it is" tribe.
                          Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique


                          • #53
                            In flagrante sammicho.


                            • #54
                              In short, the #1 unwritten rule on CoTH is... Don't be an asshat.


                              • #55
                                LisaXXX or whatever she was! THAT'S who started "Where's The Fruitbat?"!!! I remember her well... she photoshopped her kids' bare feet pink, IIRC. And her horses put on weight when they were in work, too... And she wanted to know how much ace to give her spooky, inexperienced OTTB so she could "safely" ride him in a parade...

                                A good rule is "WWLD--and DON'T!!"

                                I loff my Quarter horse clique

                                I kill threads dead!


                                • #56
                                  Originally posted by tikihorse2 View Post
                                  LisaXXX or whatever she was! THAT'S who started "Where's The Fruitbat?"!!! I remember her well... she photoshopped her kids' bare feet pink, IIRC. And her horses put on weight when they were in work, too... And she wanted to know how much ace to give her spooky, inexperienced OTTB so she could "safely" ride him in a parade...

                                  A good rule is "WWLD--and DON'T!!"

                                  I always thought it was Winged Panda with the Where's the fruitbat? Maybe int response to LisaXXXXX? Nuts that one was.
                                  Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
                                  Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"


                                  • #57
                                    They weren't just samwiches. They were BJ samwiches, which, really, make all the difference.

                                    She offered me a job with her company, if I ever wanted to quite mine...it was Amway.
                                    a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues


                                    • #58
                                      Originally posted by DressageGeek "Ribbon Ho" View Post

                                      She offered me a job with her company, if I ever wanted to quite mine...it was Amway.
                                      But Geek, think of all the potential for advancement! Can the flies promote you? I think not.
                                      bar.ka think u al.l. susp.ect
                                      free bar.ka and tidy rabbit


                                      • #59
                                        Originally posted by Across Sicily View Post
                                        In short, the #1 unwritten rule on CoTH is... Don't be an asshat.
                                        I'd amend that to: Try not to be an asshat, but if you must, be one in interesting and entertaining ways and all will be forgiven. Or at least tolerated.
                                        According to the Mayan calendar, the world will not end this week. Please plan your life accordingly.


                                        • #60
                                          Originally posted by RugBug View Post
                                          I always thought it was Winged Panda with the Where's the fruitbat? Maybe int response to LisaXXXXX? Nuts that one was.
                                          Yep, Winged Panda was the one who came up with where's the fruitbat.

                                          Alysheba was the one who stated she could always get time to play with her horses, as long as she gave her husband a sammitch and a BJ. BAD mental image that conjures up.

                                          I always wondered if he ate the sandwich during or after? {{{Shudder}}}
                                          Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.