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    Sticky: Peter First, why would the entry be...

    Peter

    First, why would the entry be "impossible"? Dogs do it in All Age Stakes every weekend.
    Second, why isn't the best of the best a dog that can not only run marks, but blinds
    Third, hard...
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    Sticky: Ouch. Even more reason to get to fighting...

    Ouch. Even more reason to get to fighting weight. Bird Boy Land blind, with skinny water blind tight to Bird Boy?
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    Sticky: Me too. They have been pretty generous with...

    Me too. They have been pretty generous with callbacks. There is probably lots of cumulative damage. They have 3 series to do in 1.5 days. They need to get to fighting weight.
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    Sticky: I am told that John has flu like symptoms

    I am told that John has flu like symptoms
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    I had an Ainley platform with water storage that...

    I had an Ainley platform with water storage that I slid into a Ford F150 that worked great for me, before I decided on a chassis mount

    http://www.ainleykennels.com/DrawerSys/DrawerSys.html
  6. My experience was different. I never experienced...

    My experience was different. I never experienced a leak in the five years that I had the F150.
  7. My experience is very dated. In 1999, when I was...

    My experience is very dated. In 1999, when I was traveling all around the country with my first Field Trial dog, I had the following setup which worked very well and kept the dogs well ventiliated
    ...
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    ​I agree. Great ramp.

    ​I agree. Great ramp.
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    I stopped paying attention to Jim when he wrote...

    I stopped paying attention to Jim when he wrote about e-collar training in what I considered to be a biased and ignorant fashion. I would not follow his methodologies.
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    You would practice if the only way your dog would...

    You would practice if the only way your dog would eat that sandwich was with practice

    Living in the real world regards
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    In the OP scenario, there could be no switch. ...

    In the OP scenario, there could be no switch.

    Page 34 of the Rule Book reads as follows:



    When the Rule Book refers to "Area of the Fall" it refers to marking tests. See pages 49-50 of the...
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    They are official. Congratulations to placing...

    They are official. Congratulations to placing dogs.

    Wonderful grounds! Paul Sletten, Ryan Brasseaux, Charlie Moody all helped put on the Open. Walt and I had a good time. Although It was...
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    I think you are defending a point beyond...

    I think you are defending a point beyond absurdity.

    Your primary premise appears to be that challenging the blind is more important than picking up the poison bird.

    However, there are - in my...
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    that's a reason to drop other dogs, not a reason...

    that's a reason to drop other dogs, not a reason to carry subject dog
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    the first direction you give a dog in a poison...

    the first direction you give a dog in a poison bird blind is "no" - don't get bird that you marked. The second direction you give is "back" - get the bird I want instead. Dog does not follow first...
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    Jason - to be clear: there is no "confusion" on a...

    Jason - to be clear: there is no "confusion" on a blind. Period.

    The amount of hesitation is also irrelevant.

    The dog must go when sent on a blind. Period.

    Failure to go when sent...
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    I would look at pages 58-60 of the Rule Book and...

    I would look at pages 58-60 of the Rule Book and consider the various classifications of handler and of dog faults
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    When in doubt, go to the Rule Book

    When in doubt, go to the Rule Book
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    First, I believe that the very best dogs are...

    First, I believe that the very best dogs are great problem solvers and great team players. They are smart and work their way out of trouble. "High Powered Firebreathers" are often too busy trying...
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    The people who ask such questions are rarely...

    The people who ask such questions are rarely prepared to deal with the progeny of such dogs. I hope you are the exception.
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    Have you forgotten that you agreed to abide by...

    Have you forgotten that you agreed to abide by the Rule Book?



    I do make book. Just as I would for good or poor style, poor line manners, excellent marks, anything that is significant about...
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    I repeat, I see no threatening gestures, I see no...

    I repeat, I see no threatening gestures, I see no intimidation. You are seeing - or wanting to see - different things than I am.

    I see an uncooperative dog - which in my experience - is unlikely...
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    Penalties are assessed because the Rule Book...

    Penalties are assessed because the Rule Book requires that they be



    If you want realism, there is hunting and there are hunt tests of various sorts. FT offer extreme competition



    See...
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    I suggest you look at the Rule Book First, the...

    I suggest you look at the Rule Book

    First, the term "intimidation" is absent from the Rule Book. The Rule Book does refer to "threatening gestures."



    Second, as for noise, the Rule Book...
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    That may generally be the case, but I and other...

    That may generally be the case, but I and other readers did not find that to be the case with your post. You did not seek - and subsequently have not sought - information. Rather, you have sought to...
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