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    A term some use to describe a poor mark. It...

    A term some use to describe a poor mark. It means the dog runs all over the place to find a bird.

    My my point based upon the original post was that it is l relative. If the stylish dog on the...
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    The actual word choice was present participle...

    The actual word choice was present participle tense. "Walking". To me this paints a picture of a point in time. Whereas the phrase "walks" may give more of a generalization which was interpreted...
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    Maybe. It's all relative. Stylish dogs...

    Maybe.

    It's all relative.

    Stylish dogs get picked up and put on gorilla hunts in probably every trial.

    :cool: - Chris
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    Munster, please respond to my private message to...

    Munster, please respond to my private message to you.

    Also, please PM me an updated valid email address. The one that you registered under is sending an error message.

    Thanks, Chris
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    Way to go Jimmie and congrats to Coach Brashear...

    Way to go Jimmie and congrats to Coach Brashear and the Wells!
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    Hi Bob, Have you listened to what Rick Stawski...

    Hi Bob, Have you listened to what Rick Stawski says in the DVD when he does it?

    Did you rewind a bit to a prior point and pay close attention to the narration?

    Are you curious to know why...
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    Yes, I totally get what you're saying and you're...

    Yes, I totally get what you're saying and you're right. The best way to avoid a radical interpretation of a law is to steer totally clear.

    I can see a scenario where the local warden whom one...
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    CFlinch, Welcome to RTF. I don't know...

    CFlinch,

    Welcome to RTF.

    I don't know how hard you tried to search, but what you are asking gets asked here on a regular basis.

    I just did a search using the VBulletin search feature...
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    The best way to approach this is to openly...

    The best way to approach this is to openly communicate with the conservation officers responsible for the area involved for club events.

    Their interpretation is what's important.

    It is also...
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    I happen to train with an operator of a boarding...

    I happen to train with an operator of a boarding kennel who rarely has a full weekend to take off to run a test or trial.

    I think we need to be careful that we don't paint everyone's situation...
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    I feel the same way. If I'm violating no game...

    I feel the same way. If I'm violating no game laws, and if my local conservation officers are copacetic with my practices, I want my hunting retriever to efficiently bring to the bag all legal...
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    Some folks get a limited amount of time to go...

    Some folks get a limited amount of time to go afield and hunt. They may do the best they can throughout the year to train their dogs.

    If these folks violate no game laws, and choose to legally...
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    I'd strongly suggest you look into livestock...

    I'd strongly suggest you look into livestock auctions in your area.

    I've begun to go this route to get training birds for puppies. I think you might be pleasantly surprised what you can pick up...
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    Munster, please see your private message from me....

    Munster, please see your private message from me.

    Thanks, Chris
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    I would suggest using mats, portable stake posts...

    I would suggest using mats, portable stake posts camo netting, holding blinds etc. acclimate pup to that stuff in varied settings. You can get a commercial dog blind too and acclimate him to that....
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    I have two G3 TriTronics Transmitters and four G3...

    I have two G3 TriTronics Transmitters and four G3 Tritronics Receivers.

    Over the last couple years, I've had the lights on the cradles do some odd things at times.

    TT customer service has...
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    OK. Thank you Ms. Daisey, Does your sister...

    OK. Thank you Ms. Daisey,

    Does your sister help clients/customers/patients buy hearing aids? Does she believe in that technology?
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    This trend is not likely to stop anytime soon and...

    This trend is not likely to stop anytime soon and in fact, will likely pick up steam.

    The large private landowners who currently participate in, or at least allow training and trialing to take...
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    Wayne, here is another way to make your picture,...

    Wayne, here is another way to make your picture, uploaded to the RTF server, appear large.

    I clicked your picture and opened it. Then I clicked the picture again, which gave the URL for the image...
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    Wayne, click "edit", Then double click the image...

    Wayne, click "edit", Then double click the image and a popup box will open. Click the radio button for "center" and click the button for either "large" or for "full size" then save it.

    That...
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    I agree with this and have had good luck with...

    I agree with this and have had good luck with this approach.

    I could care less how my young retriever "handles" birds. I want my pup smashing his nose against the wires trying to pull that bird...
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    Sticky: It's time for this to be re-stickied. The...

    It's time for this to be re-stickied. The majority of us on this board are in the Northern Hemisphere and as such, it is time to again be mindful of the humidity and the temperatures.

    Thanks, ...
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    Dr. Nate, I hope you're OK that I did the...

    Dr. Nate,

    I hope you're OK that I did the bi-annual seasonal dog temp warning sticky switch.

    (The "nearly died" due to hypothermia sticky is unstuck. The "Cooling back by demand" thread is...
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    I don't have time to play games with you. I've...

    I don't have time to play games with you.
    I've sent you my phone number. I've asked you to call me.

    I've asked you your name. I have no idea who you are, or what your true experience is.
    ...
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    While I do think there are some folks who get...

    While I do think there are some folks who get overly eager to judge after they've put a ribbon or title on a dog or two,
    I think this is more pessimistic than needed.
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