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    I ran a Qual under Lanse back in 2012. During a...

    I ran a Qual under Lanse back in 2012. During a gun change on the water marks, I knelt down next to my dog in the holding blind to scratch her ears. I looked up a few minutes later to see Lanse...
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    So we should all hope for higher gas prices to...

    So we should all hope for higher gas prices to make sure that anyone buying a gas guzzling larger vehicle doesn't get hurt financially?
  3. Not drastically better. Actually the GU original...

    Not drastically better. Actually the GU original had, I thought, a better latch. I also preferred the resin pulleys on the GU.
    That being said, I went with ZW because they felt heavier, more...
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    When you talk about warm years vs. cold, it's...

    When you talk about warm years vs. cold, it's tough to remember with any accuracy, the real difference. But I do know that I've never seen the buds on local trees and shrubs so swollen at this time...
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    [QUOTE=EdA;1367689]Why on earth would you try to...

    [QUOTE=EdA;1367689]Why on earth would you try to stop your dog 7 feet from a blind on the downwind side

    This exact thing happened to me twice, while training with someone I respect. The first...
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    What kind of game bird was the dog retrieving? ...

    What kind of game bird was the dog retrieving? That cover looked tough, impressive dog work.
    Walt
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    Watch out for eye injury in cut corn that high...

    Watch out for eye injury in cut corn that high Jim. Especially that ragged looking stuff. Wouldn't matter as much if she weren't moving at 100 mph.
    Walt
  8. I thought conspicuous and intensive lining was...

    I thought conspicuous and intensive lining was undesirable on a marked retrieve. If you saw & heard it, the judges must have too.
    Of course 'it depends' applies here, but that should have been...
  9. remember, it's not an experiment

    remember, it's not an experiment
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    Chris parkinson's dogs are professionally...

    Chris parkinson's dogs are professionally trained. First by Kevin Cheff, then Dave Smith.
  11. Just saw this Chris, way to go. Congratulations....

    Just saw this Chris, way to go. Congratulations.
    Walt
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    By mail, months in advance.

    By mail, months in advance.
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    Wow, still bitching. Customer loyalty is...

    Wow, still bitching. Customer loyalty is thriving in this small community. You're all inconvenienced, and nothing is more important then that.
    I can't imagine why the people at ee even want to...
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    I only work three days a week. My kids are all...

    I only work three days a week. My kids are all grown up and I have a very understanding wife. I mostly train alone, and once in a while I'm able to join a group. Primarily, for me, the problem is...
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    Mark Mosher had Rev, Bill Thompson had Frenchy &...

    Mark Mosher had Rev, Bill Thompson had Frenchy & Gennie, Pretty sure Bart Clark and Newt Cropper have trained with and used pro's. Not pure amateurs, but close. The only pure Amateurs I personally...
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    Watch Al Arthur handle some time. Walt

    Watch Al Arthur handle some time.
    Walt
  17. He was not involved in that particular case, but...

    He was not involved in that particular case, but has been involved in similar cases. See Michele Malkin's article on Donald Trump's eminent domain empire.
    Very casual explanation " oh well,...
  18. There's a big difference in the use of Eminent...

    There's a big difference in the use of Eminent Domain for the acquisition of property to expand public works or parks, and using it to the benefit of bottom feeders like Donald Trump. There was a...
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    So this guy shot a Lion without even knowing what...

    So this guy shot a Lion without even knowing what he was shooting at? Then 'hawkeye' only manages to wound the animal, that lives for as much as a day and a half before they can find it. Then goes...
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    This happens to my wife all the time. Cashiers...

    This happens to my wife all the time. Cashiers who can't do simple math. They look at you like you're the one confused.
    We have a friend whose 15 year old daughter, an honor student, couldn't read...
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    That's some story Stan. Poor Squeakie.

    That's some story Stan. Poor Squeakie.
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    Sorry, that's the one thing my 4 remotes haven't...

    Sorry, that's the one thing my 4 remotes haven't done. Mine act up, but it usually comes down to just unplugging the batteries from the mother board or putting a new lithium battery in the...
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    [QUOTE=swliszka;1339520]Life is an "unfair"...

    [QUOTE=swliszka;1339520]Life is an "unfair" competition.



    For a second I thought you were talking about Retriever Field Trials.
  24. Did anyone really believe they were going to add...

    Did anyone really believe they were going to add 30 some odd MILLION people to Health Care and no one would have to pay for it?? ACA came along, we lost the policy we were happy with, and my rates...
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    I don't know anything about a FSA, but I know...

    I don't know anything about a FSA, but I know there's a serious problem in the welfare system. A young man I know worked as a mechanic for a friend of mine. He was being paid over $20 an hour with...
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