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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul "Happy" Gilmore View Post
    Ted, You're kind of the "pot calling the kettle black" in this type of conversation. For much of your comments would give no credit to anyone who was less than a National Qualifier.
    Very true.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Shih View Post
    There is no reason that discussion on RTF cannot be civil, regardless of the qualifications of the poster.

    Saying that people were chased away from RTF because they were denied the freedom to engage in crude, personal attacks makes no sense at all.
    There is no reason for crude personal attacks (I don't see anything crude on this thread--besides the obviously sad ability to make a chicago style hotdog) And I believe many of us do indeed check on advice --this is what you posted back in November:
    For those of you reading this thread, I suggest you go to:

    The AKC Judges Website,
    http://www.akc.org/judges_directory/, and check to see how often a poster has judged field trials

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    The Entry Express Website,
    https://www.entryexpress.net/LoggedIn/search.aspx and see how often a poster has competed in field trials.

    Then you can see whether the poster has the knowledge and experience to support his/her opinions



    I don't believe EE is the end all be all--as there are people who do not compete and are very talented trainers. There was also a dog world long before EE.
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    This thread started with sour milk, turned into a happy muenster, and now has taken a very active turn towards.......???????

    Hopefully a rich, salty Stilton.

    But we're at a crucial point, people--could turn rotten if we're not careful.... Let's keep the atmosphere conducive to successful cheesemaking!

    I'm making some assumptions and boiling this down a bit (I don't mean to offend, just to make a point brief): Ted's expertise seems to be in figuring out how to win. If that's not what someone else is after, he is going to look at Ted's post, consider its usefulness to his situation, and take the appropriate action.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pals View Post
    There is no reason for crude personal attacks (I don't see anything crude on this thread--besides the obviously sad ability to make a chicago style hotdog) And I believe many of us do indeed check on advice --this is what you posted back in November:
    For those of you reading this thread, I suggest you go to:

    The AKC Judges Website,
    http://www.akc.org/judges_directory/, and check to see how often a poster has judged field trials

    And

    The Entry Express Website,
    https://www.entryexpress.net/LoggedIn/search.aspx and see how often a poster has competed in field trials.

    Then you can see whether the poster has the knowledge and experience to support his/her opinions



    I don't believe EE is the end all be all--as there are people who do not compete and are very talented trainers. There was also a dog world long before EE.
    Sounds a lot to me that apparently someone needs to have successfully competed in a Trial to fully understand how to properly intro gunfire, intro birds, solid Ob., etc. etc.,.
    In other words- if 'ya don't compete and have a showcase full of ribbons, you don't know what you're talking about.

    Respectfully-
    Entry Express doesn't have a danged thing to do with what someone knows. Would think the quality of a post would tell a story.
    Oh well.
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    This kind of bickering generally occurs in the winter, why now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EdA View Post
    This kind of bickering generally occurs in the winter, why now?
    Too damn hot outside!
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    Quote Originally Posted by EdA View Post
    This kind of bickering generally occurs in the winter, why now?
    Heat exhaustion ,Doc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EdA View Post
    This kind of bickering generally occurs in the winter, why now?

    Seasons are all messed up. It's too hot out West and all the rain has gone East. Really messing with everyones' heads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EdA View Post
    This kind of bickering generally occurs in the winter, why now?
    It's pretty soupy and unstable where I am. Driving an hour or two to get caught in a downpour (again) is not inspiring.

    I suppose I could go run some blinds at the park, but standing on a hill with one arm up in the air and electronics in the other would be unwise.
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