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    I live 20 miles out of town and often have to...

    I live 20 miles out of town and often have to drive that stretch in the dark. I will not drive over 55 in the dark for that same reason, and always slow down when faced with an oncoming vehicle.
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    That is the case in California. It is drivers...

    That is the case in California. It is drivers responsibility to not hit livestock. Technically you or your insurance should be reimbursing the rancher for the cost of the cow at current market...
  3. I just tried typing in my email, then I tried...

    I just tried typing in my email, then I tried typing on a Word document then copying and pasting it to here. It worked. I typed the stuff, highlighted it with the mouse, then clicked the right button...
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    I didn't see the use of texting either till a...

    I didn't see the use of texting either till a friend explained some of the benefits:
    1. In professional settings, it is often more appropriate to send a quick text to a colleague rather than call. ...
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    My husband had thyroid cancer a few years back. ...

    My husband had thyroid cancer a few years back. The scans you are going through are easy - swallow a pill, wait for a while, then lay on a table why you are scanned. These scans will show how your...
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    dpenrod - I don't have a picture of one, but I...

    dpenrod - I don't have a picture of one, but I can describe it. The fly is a size 12 or 14 dry fly hook, with a black tail made from hackle fibers or mink, a black rabbit hair dubbed body with a...
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    Rawthumb - yes, the ditch that feeds the...

    Rawthumb - yes, the ditch that feeds the reservoir comes from a creek that has rainbow trout, redband trout, and brown trout. The reservoir was historically used for irrigation, but is now just...
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    Dad has kept about 5 fish total out of that...

    Dad has kept about 5 fish total out of that reservoir over 8 years - not 5 yesterday. The one he kept was the only one he caught yesterday, and the one and only time he will fish the reservoir till...
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    Huge Brown Trout

    We have a small, 1 acre, hand dug reservoir on our ranch. The reservoir was dug about 60 years ago and has never been planted with trout and is fed by a small ditch. The only time to fish this...
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    I teach middle school and each year I start the...

    I teach middle school and each year I start the year by stating that there are such things as stupid questions. I state that if they are asking questions about what we are learning, they aren't...
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    I have mathematical proof that girls not only...

    I have mathematical proof that girls not only have cooties, but are evil. I received this from one of my 7th grade male students a few years ago. It was so good that I decided to keep!
  12. Why not check with college or high school welding...

    Why not check with college or high school welding classes. They might be able to do it for cost of materials. And they would learn something also.
  13. I agree. I'm a teacher and there comes a time...

    I agree. I'm a teacher and there comes a time when a break is definately needed for the students and for the teachers. We haven't had a break since Labor day, and kids and teachers are getting a...
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    This is a topic that has been hotly debated...

    This is a topic that has been hotly debated between the cattle industry and other groups. I would like to state that there are good grazing practices that can actually benefit the riparian areas and...
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    Yes, you can burn your pics to a DVD provided...

    Yes, you can burn your pics to a DVD provided that your CD/DVD burner can burn to a DVD, and the process is the same. CD's only have 700 MB of space, while DVD's have 4.7 GB of space. I stopped...
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    I'm a fourth generation Modocer, as is my...

    I'm a fourth generation Modocer, as is my husband. Our ranch, in the Davis Creek area, is 93 years old this coming September. My husband's great grandparents moved to Davis Creek from Dixie Valley,...
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    Re: Could you pass 8th grade science??

    Marco~
    Yes!! I wish there was some way to post one of my tests and have you all try to take it.

    Have a good day!
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    Re: Could you pass 8th grade science??

    I teach 8th grade science in California and this is not a California Standards Based 8th grade science test. If it was, I would have done better. 8th graders in California have to know all about...
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    Maybe if you're nice enough to her and don't...

    Maybe if you're nice enough to her and don't pester her about whose gun you think it is, she may be kind enough to let you use it!!! :D

    I'm getting a new gun Saturday and my husband sheepishly...
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    Me too - 2 messages - 2 months old. :(

    Me too - 2 messages - 2 months old. :(
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    DBenner - I have one student in the class that is...

    DBenner - I have one student in the class that is good at tying, but he is one that learns the fly that I teach then spends the rest of the class time perfecting it. He strives for perfection and...
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    Diane - The closest FFF club is 2 hours away, the...

    Diane - The closest FFF club is 2 hours away, the closest TU is 2.5 hours away, and the closest college that could possibly help me is 2 hours away! Heck, the closest McDonalds is 2 hours away!!! ...
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    Thanks Diane, that site helps also. ...

    Thanks Diane, that site helps also.

    Warmwater - This will be the third year that I've taught the class. I've got some kids that are quite skilled at tying, while others struggle with simply...
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    Thank you!! That was what I was looking for. ...

    Thank you!! That was what I was looking for. Yes, I have a computer projector in class and I will definately show them this!!!!!!
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    Help finding tying instructions

    I am starting my fly tying class again this year and I have learned that the students, no matter how much I show them, don't seem to understand how to tie the thread on. This year, I want to try...
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