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Old 08-12-2009, 04:26 PM   #41
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Swimming suits optional? Just wonderin' in light of the recent thread on nudism.

Oops, forgot I wasn't invited. None of my business. Never mind...
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Old 08-12-2009, 05:58 PM   #42
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I wanna pool....and a pony.

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Old 08-12-2009, 06:52 PM   #43
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I wanna pool....and a pony.
There, there, we'll find you a nice Palomino pony.

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Well, if you can't have a pony, then I guess that means you get a pool of your very own!! Your DH could get some mega-sunblock and take swimming lessons at the Y.

Sounds like the pool party at my house is off... bbbamI and her DH have a lifetime of moonlight skinnydipping to catch up on.
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Huh...what's goin' on?

Awwww, schucks..........my tears are dry now......
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What about all those ponies in that big beautiful Harley? Don't those count?

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A pony AND a pool just wouldn't work, now that I think about it. I am envisioning a pony swimming in the pool with us. That would really mess it up.
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Where the heck are you from, anyway!?!?

Gotta remember that one. Classic, whatever its origin.
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Too funny!

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How about this one? Koda was born with so many health problems, doctors were worried. But it turns out he's just a little horse | Mail Online
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Ahhhh, but he's the cutiest little thing I've ever seen!
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A somewhat similar question

We have a pool we keep open from mid-May to October 1. We are in the Chicago area. We use it a lot when we are there, but we are away for 8-10 weeks, so we have to pay to maintain it, keep the pump on, etc.

Especially down the road when we might stay away longer, 12-13 weeks, I'm thinking of looking into a modified close/open. Turn off pump and cleaner, cover, but do not drop the water level or do anything else. When time comes to use again, add water, balance chemicals, and turn it on.

The only downside to this idea I can see is that the guy we pay to watch the house brings his family to use the pool and we would probably have to increase the amount we pay him since it is part of the deal.

Has anyone ever tried this? Any advice?
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I want a pony, too! Actually, I was a very lucky girl as I had a pony when I was growing up. Outgrew that phase, but did some some horseback riding again as an adult.

About a year or so ago, I started thinking how nice it would be to have a horse. Then I thought, "sure, if I want to go back to work full-time, I could afford one". That put a quick end to that thought!
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[quote=Moemg;843341] My next house I'm going with the community pool .[quote]

I think this is the smart money move

We have the big resort pool with Tiki bar and all that a 10 minute walk away, but the block shares a residential sized pool which is in the middle of the block out the back door. Shuffle there at 4 pm with a martini and shuffle back looking like prune at 6 oclock after solving the problems of the world with the nieghbours.

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I used to go swimming on my pony in our big pond at the place I boarded him.

We also swam at the "dirt pits" nearby that had really deep pools with sand bottoms. Fun to swim on a horse, but you better make sure to grab a hunk of mane before going in!
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I love cattle too...maybe I could get one of these.....
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Awww, I've always wanted a cow, until we went to Mongolia...now I want a YAK! But we have to move to Colorado for that, it is just too hot for them here.
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