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    If SomeoneTalks About Your Venue .....and it is...

    If SomeoneTalks About Your Venue .....and it is true ...... don’t get upset ....... it is true ......If it is not true .......don’t get upset ......it is not true. Sticks and stones will hurt you...
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    I guess someone can tell me if this is true or...

    I guess someone can tell me if this is true or not:

    When blinds are easy, a dog that holds a tight line is all that is needed to keep it out of trouble.

    When blinds are hard, the dog needs to...
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    Depending on how you train, I think you end up...

    Depending on how you train, I think you end up traiing what that dog does in the video out of a dog. Granted, I haven’t even watched the video. I don’t train it out of the dog myself but I am a dog...
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    It can be a fact and an opinion. There are many...

    It can be a fact and an opinion. There are many possibilities. Some opinions can be uniformed. Sometimes, it can be lack of coddling or encouragement. Being matter of fact will loose you a job. You...
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    For someone to say they are not impressed is to...

    For someone to say they are not impressed is to state they are indifferent to it. It is neutral. If they are truly not impressed, it is statement of fact. Some people are more matter of fact than...
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    Here is an ancient Chinese saying: Can a dog...

    Here is an ancient Chinese saying:

    Can a dog do a water blind if it has retrieved the same bird five times before as a mark? It probably can’t if it has a popping issue that could have been...
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    Running 300 yard marks is a step towards running...

    Running 300 yard marks is a step towards running 300 yard blinds. One helps with the other in my very humble opinion. Your marks and blinds should match distances?
  8. Thread: The REAL sin city

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    You would think to substantiate a rise the...

    You would think to substantiate a rise the statistics would need to note an increase. Maybe it does, but it isn’t noted in the post. A politically incorrect reason not to point out anything wrong...
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    I figured it out. When it looks like the dog is...

    I figured it out. When it looks like the dog is looking in the right direction, I would just put my hand down and send. The dog would be setting the the timing of it which seems different to me....
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    Ok, you can’t tell exactly where a dog is...

    Ok, you can’t tell exactly where a dog is looking. You can tell if it is blatantly looking in the wrong place. If the goal is fiddle with the dog’s head, isn’t “good” a useful tool to do that?
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    It looks like they are coming around to my way of...

    It looks like they are coming around to my way of thinking. I wasn't too fond of all of their cues. I have been able to associate something in the dog's mind with the "way out" cue. I wasn't good...
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    If I use “That”s it” on a blind, it makes my dog...

    If I use “That”s it” on a blind, it makes my dog search for guns. My blinds improved when I stopped doing it.

    I switched from “That”s it” to “Good”. “That’s it” means he is looking at the correct...
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    It helps to understand the question to judge whether the response is good or not. I also thought the question was tongue in cheek.

    Some people judge a question with qualifiers as weak. A...
  14. Thread: Parading Retrieve

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    If your collar conditioning stinks, you will...

    If your collar conditioning stinks, you will create a hot spot near you and he will be parading for a different reason. I think if your basics were good you wouldn’t have the problem. But, there is...
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    Is your idea to use a heeling stick on line for...

    Is your idea to use a heeling stick on line for sit and you have never used it before?
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    Inane is basically a nuanced word for stupid....

    Inane is basically a nuanced word for stupid. Nuance can be easy to miss for super geniuses.
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    Did you just write BEST gun lubricant?

    Did you just write BEST gun lubricant?
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    I need to google the word inane but I’m 100% sure...

    I need to google the word inane but I’m 100% sure this thread is less inane than 90% of what is posted in the politics forum.
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    In regards to using the Hillman fetch: you have...

    In regards to using the Hillman fetch: you have your opportunity to have your go at that before the time when someone would be doing traditional force fetch. You can try it and see how it goes. If it...
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    Back is directional and doesn’t mean fetch. The...

    Back is directional and doesn’t mean fetch. The The dog’s name is a release. Fetch means pick up something in front of your face. I’m sure you can reverse engineer it so that fetch could mean back...
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    Here is one more thought. If you think about your...

    Here is one more thought. If you think about your interactions with people, intentional wrongness is a common technique. I read that Trump does it on purpose to get people to talk about what he wants...
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    I imagine he is spinning a narrative where he is...

    I imagine he is spinning a narrative where he is good at cutting a deal and others are not. He is in all llikelihood fairly good at that if only by the fact that it is his thing. And .... that is...
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    I was addressing the person talking about 401ks....

    I was addressing the person talking about 401ks. There is nothing wrong with 401ks or making 300+ a year in a corporate job. I figure things out. That’s how I know something about stuff.
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    Patriotism, the Instiitution of Marriage, the...

    Patriotism, the Instiitution of Marriage, the Family Unit, Religion and a variety of other social conventions. It doesn’t have to be unique to the United States. North Korea probably uses patriotism...
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    I wouldn’t wash them or use a plastic bag in...

    I wouldn’t wash them or use a plastic bag in regards to making them keep. Getting them wet and not letting them breath is something to avoid. They actually get freeze dried after a while if you do it...
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