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Old 04-27-17, 06:55 PM
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I still miss the Greyhound. Fortunately or unfortunately we now have a Goldendoodle. He's a good dog. About 9 months.
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985
Bears trade maybe. Ballsy pick.
I love the Bears as much of more than you do. Sadly, I'm not optimistic about the draft for them.
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Originally Posted by Scarbo
So, who's in the market for a Time? Without question the best road bike I've ever ridden. I have an older VXR ProTeam. That RXR in the pic is hawt!
i'm not in the market for any new road bike. i'm not even in the market for fancy new wheels. i've spent any bike aqcuistion funds on car repairs, bike repairs and a new hiking pack.
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP
Oh snap a buddy invited me to a bike weekend at a cabin near the blue ridge. It'd be like 6 cat 1s/2s... and me. In the mountains. Dan Getting Dropped '17
They may be kind to you. if you promise to buy the beer.
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Originally Posted by gnome
They may be kind to you. if you promise to buy the beer.
Ha! I actually just texted them, "Don't worry about dropping me but I'm locking the beer in my car."
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985
Totally. You should buy that Time and it will improve the mood. Your Trek is ready to be Bike 2.

Always good to see Peyton.

We know going in that day is coming. That's why it's pretty easy to treat them right. Never hurts to give that extra ear scratch, or taking them for that walk, even though it's not very nice out. Keeping them happy is only fair, because they do the same for us, in spades.

There really isn't that much difference in how [MENTION=443325]Scarbo[/MENTION] handled it compared to the other ways. The horse was happy, knew it was loved, and quickly felt no pain. The end result is ripping our hearts out, but the good thing is, that same heart has room for another one to give a good life to.
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haven't been hearing back at all on jobs and then this week I landed a half dozen interviews.
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haven't been hearing back at all on jobs and then this week I landed a half dozen interviews.
When it rains, it pours.
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Draft is sort of interesting, so far.
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Derek Barnett!

As a Redskins fan, this could be a problem.
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Old 04-27-17, 08:10 PM
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Minutiae.
I had a marvelous ride. I was Superman.
Hasta mañana. Enjoy the draft.
Then discuss motorsports.
Get it all out of your systems.
Tomorrow is a new day.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
When it rains, it pours.
I only get a few sprinkles.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize
Then discuss motorsports.
Get it all out of your systems.
OK.

Motorsports are dumb.

I feel better now.
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985
Ahole.
Why? IT'S A DOG. So she gets sick at 6 or 7 years old. Her life expectancy is only 10 (for big dogs). What am I supposed to do, drain the bank accounts to give her maybe 3 more years, and then crawl destitute through the remaining 30 years of my life? On what calculator does that compute?
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Bronco's stole a lineman. I'm happy.
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Motorsports rock.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Why? IT'S A DOG. So she gets sick at 6 or 7 years old. Her life expectancy is only 10 (for big dogs). What am I supposed to do, drain the bank accounts to give her maybe 3 more years, and then crawl destitute through the remaining 30 years of my life? On what calculator does that compute?
Totally a personal decision. It is like the joke about the woman offered $1,000,000 for sex. When you first get the dog, you have already accepted that you will likely personally make the decision to put it down. We are just haggling about when. And that is up to no one but you.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Why? IT'S A DOG. So she gets sick at 6 or 7 years old. Her life expectancy is only 10 (for big dogs). What am I supposed to do, drain the bank accounts to give her maybe 3 more years, and then crawl destitute through the remaining 30 years of my life? On what calculator does that compute?
we're starting to confront that with a 13 year old lab, with "doggy alzheimers", actually canine cognitive deficit disease.

Not so much the money in our case ( although the drugs are $200 a month) as the aggravation of increasing incontinence.

There's a balance of the cost, aggravation to us, and the quality of her remaining life that has to be balanced. Not easy decisions.
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Originally Posted by LAJ
Motorsports rock.
assuming they turn both right and left.
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Originally Posted by LAJ
Draft is sort of interesting, so far.
I just can't get into drafts, I just love the game. That's all I want to do is watch the games.

The draft always reminded me of horse racing. There's no guarantee the top picks are going to win, some slug could win. It's just a crap shoo, that's why they call it gambling.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Why? IT'S A DOG. So she gets sick at 6 or 7 years old. Her life expectancy is only 10 (for big dogs). What am I supposed to do, drain the bank accounts to give her maybe 3 more years, and then crawl destitute through the remaining 30 years of my life? On what calculator does that compute?
I wasn't serious. We get to decide these things.
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This pretty well sums up dog ownership.

Originally Posted by LAJ
We know going in that day is coming. That's why it's pretty easy to treat them right. Never hurts to give that extra ear scratch, or taking them for that walk, even though it's not very nice out. Keeping them happy is only fair, because they do the same for us, in spades.

There really isn't that much difference in how @Scarbo handled it compared to the other ways. The horse was happy, knew it was loved, and quickly felt no pain. The end result is ripping our hearts out, but the good thing is, that same heart has room for another one to give a good life to.
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Old 04-27-17, 09:02 PM
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Originally Posted by merlinextraligh
assuming they turn both right and left.
As a rule, I agree. Indy is special.
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Originally Posted by Doug28450
I love the Bears as much of more than you do. Sadly, I'm not optimistic about the draft for them.
Dude. Did you have anything to be optimistic about before the draft? The Bears suck.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize
Tomorrow is a new day.
Correct. Sadly I will not be bicycling despite the TV station's helpful graphic.

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