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  1. Old saying is, "'if you have to ask what it...

    Old saying is, "'if you have to ask what it costs , you can't afford it " . So , is it the entry fee, of the frustration of not being to enter that really gets to us ? Here is a suggestion -...
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    I have owned Shamrock ,MTCK , Ainley and Deerskin...

    I have owned Shamrock ,MTCK , Ainley and Deerskin .....Must say email is not my preferred method of contact ... But all 4 have responded promptly and professionally on the phone . My Deerskin was...
  3. voted for the winner :) Dr . Tim

    voted for the winner :)
    Dr . Tim
  4. Thread: Grady Pups

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    I own a Grady female from a QAA bitch...

    I own a Grady female from a QAA bitch ......Littermate to BB male . A true thoroughbred .We all love watching her run . SMART . How smart ? Diversion bird on the return from the long gun at a club...
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    I don't know what your definition of "a good deal...

    I don't know what your definition of "a good deal of time at tests" is but that you haven't seen dogs in the gallery "tolerated " doesn't seem possible .. It happens EVERY weekend to some extent ....
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    The gallery can be a pretty sociable place . And...

    The gallery can be a pretty sociable place . And to have handlers coming off line and stop at the gallery and chat about the test just ran is very common . If the other dog was on lead and not...
  7. If you thought my answer was being smart arsed ,...

    If you thought my answer was being smart arsed , you should see my Facebook page :) My reply to the OP was accurate and to the point . WHEN DO YOU KNOW ? Until you are running at Nationals on a...
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    I judge because I am judged. No judges, no game...

    I judge because I am judged. No judges, no game to play . A club pays gas and tolls , gives me some chow and a place to shower and sleep . I get to see my friends and their dogs all weekend :) Or,...
  9. you have something special when there are 3...

    you have something special when there are 3 judges instead of 2 on a semi annual basis :)
  10. thanks for the kind words Carol ..It was great to...

    thanks for the kind words Carol ..It was great to meet you and Ralph and tailgate ..Good laughs and good people with decent grub :) Show was pretty good too :)
  11. coaching a baseball team ... have a full time...

    coaching a baseball team ... have a full time job...... playing janitor on RTF.....I prescribe a day with the dogs and call me in the morning regards...............
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    I'm told Nelson Sills is quite the expert on this...

    I'm told Nelson Sills is quite the expert on this ..
  13. Hard work pays off . Great job , Congratulations...

    Hard work pays off . Great job , Congratulations !!
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    http://www.retrievertraining.net/forums/images/mis...

    http://www.retrievertraining.net/forums/images/misc/quote_icon.pngOriginally Posted by huntinman http://www.retrievertraining.net/forums/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png Depends on how...
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    not going to read all the posts - but here is my...

    not going to read all the posts - but here is my 2 cents ...missed flyers put the test on hold until bird is recovered, or be prepared for just your situation .Judges were right in calling you back...
  16. John Kelder is rooting for Holland ,though...

    John Kelder is rooting for Holland ,though congrats to all the great animals and those funny 2 leggers who stand beside them :)
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    excuse me for enjoying a simpler time . Only an...

    excuse me for enjoying a simpler time . Only an idiot would not recognize how much easier the secretaries job is thanks to EE .the secretaries job was passed around like a flaming baton before Al...
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    Yup , Ray is a good person , impressed me when I...

    Yup , Ray is a good person , impressed me when I met him . And wish more folks in the game were like him :)
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    You look good in white Kim :) And I am of the...

    You look good in white Kim :) And I am of the same opinion BTW - Jumping thru hoops to get my training in is one thing - to enter an event that used to be as simple as writing a check and putting a...
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    I ain't tellin' .........cause its only my...

    I ain't tellin' .........cause its only my opinion , and thats subjective ......But I will say proper hunting attire for a hunt test and an actual day afield has a huge degree of separation :)...
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    Blue Beacon Truck Wash - 30 bucks ,takes 1/2 hour...

    Blue Beacon Truck Wash - 30 bucks ,takes 1/2 hour , leaves more time for stuff like training :)
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    It is discouraging to see the Master I am judging...

    It is discouraging to see the Master I am judging fill up to the 60 , and then end up with 30 starters . It is bad business for the clubs, will start to bite everyone in the ass sooner or later when...
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    When I posted stuff like this , me friend the...

    When I posted stuff like this , me friend the janitor deleted it and I got me a scoldin'.....The good old days regards...........
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    most farmers here in southern NY have a hay cut...

    most farmers here in southern NY have a hay cut in , or working on it .Ponds still free of ice for another couple of months :)Come on up Dave , I have an extra bedroom .If the farmers let Barry Smith...
  25. EASY FIX - number the doors. even a first day...

    EASY FIX - number the doors. even a first day newbie can bring you dog # 5 ,etc.
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