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    God speed Libby, you were very much loved.

    God speed Libby, you were very much loved.
  2. Thread: Judging bias

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    thebigcat, Let it go for gosh sakes, it's only...

    thebigcat,

    Let it go for gosh sakes, it's only one weekend of a derby, geez. If you don't like the judges avoid running under them again in the future, it happens.

    And keep in mind, all your...
  3. Toying with getting back into trials after a 25...

    Toying with getting back into trials after a 25 year hiatus and noticed the same thing with the all low Derby entries and just assumed the hunt test folks now were getting all the new blood. Guess...
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    This ^^^^^^

    This ^^^^^^
  5. Thread: Grady Pups

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    :twisted: :twisted:

    :twisted: :twisted:
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    Flashlight, fishing net, burlap sack, old parking...

    Flashlight, fishing net, burlap sack, old parking garages, and a dumber buddy. Use to pack along a 12 pack but times have changed.
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    Doesn't take much restriction at all, I've used...

    Doesn't take much restriction at all, I've used trash bag ties done loosely or panty hose pieces. Make sure the birds are landing in soft deep grass or something so they don't get hurt. You also...
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    Geez, I wish I had known and listened better to...

    Geez, I wish I had known and listened better to my elders in the 70's when I was a teenager running trials in the midwest, Bing and Brownie were good friends. Bing always wore a tweed suit and a tie...
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    NOpe, being shot is way, way down on the list of...

    NOpe, being shot is way, way down on the list of dangers for a contained dog. Probably bellow lighting strikes and insect stings.

    And part of the reason for having a nice backyard is so our dogs...
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    Yes you can have to much bottom. Wonderful...

    Yes you can have to much bottom.

    Wonderful from a training perspective, but it can become unmanageable in trial situations. Field trialers call them high maintenance dogs. I've trained with and...
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    + 1, spouses don't always agree with dog...

    + 1, spouses don't always agree with dog priorities

    Don
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    Very good responsible questions, and answers.

    Very good responsible questions, and answers.
  13. Thread: History!!

    by DSemple
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    Prostrate - you'll remember in a few minutes

    Prostrate - you'll remember in a few minutes
  14. Field trialers are just dog people first and...

    Field trialers are just dog people first and foremost. Great community, they will go out of their way to help anybody and everybody.

    Hope they stick with it.

    Great story, thanks for the laugh....
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    Perfectly clear now! :cool:

    Perfectly clear now! :cool:
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    Somebody explain how off sides works and what the...

    Somebody explain how off sides works and what the difference is between the penalty cards.

    Been to a few MLS games but don't understand the rules. Thanks


    Don
  17. Please Count me in: Don Semple #31 Ruff Rivers...

    Please Count me in: Don Semple

    #31 Ruff Rivers Oasis on the Plains (Colby) - Northrup Larson
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    Sticky: Look around you are one of the kids in that...

    Look around you are one of the kids in that group.


    Wouldn't be surprised if "Depends" isn't one of the main sponsors regards.


    Bubba
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    Notice the intelligent look, , , , , , , ,...

    Notice the intelligent look,
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    , on the dog!
  20. Thread: QAA title

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    Hope so, more folks competing is a good thing.

    Hope so, more folks competing is a good thing.
  21. Thread: Bye everyone

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    I quit 25 years ago, should have stopped 5 years...

    I quit 25 years ago, should have stopped 5 years sooner. Just a game.
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    About time the handler caught up to the dog! ;)...

    About time the handler caught up to the dog! ;)

    Congratulations Susan, way to go!


    Don
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    What a great question.

    What a great question.
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    After the kids are raised and college is paid...

    After the kids are raised and college is paid for, but before you have grandchildren.
  25. I went to shorthairs after Labs. They are the...

    I went to shorthairs after Labs.

    They are the Moosegooser of dogdom, a laugh everyday.

    Wouldn't go back now.


    Don
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