When is rope not a twine?

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    When it is a thick rope.

    Like a climbing rope. Or one that holds a hot air baloon in place to keep it from flying away.
     
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    I don't think a lariat is twine but it's a rope.
     
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    The reach, it's getting pretty far...
     
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    when it's accord
     
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    Ugh. :eusa_doh:
     
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    sorry---I have this need to resolve things even if it aint quite right :lol:
     
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    when it is a noose?
     
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    that's noose to me
     
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    Funny noose story..at least to me....

    When I was about 11, I was at the state fair, where I was showing a Welsh pony and a Walker foal.

    Anyway, above the stalls there was a loft, and I used to loll around in the loft above my pony's stall, while the trainers and owners lounged about in lawn chairs outside the stalls, in the breezeway.

    I had just learned to make a noose (an art I have long since lost).

    So for fun, I'd make miniature nooses of haystring, and lower them down to dangle in front of the trainers and owners for a joke.

    One day, I dangled said noose down next to a well-known walker trainer and bopped it around his head...and my pony reached her nose out between the bars of her stall and grabbed the noose and gave it a healthy yank.

    I didn't quite, but almost, came tumbling down. Because at 11, I hadn't yet learned the "JUST LET GO" rule of when something is dragging you at the end of a rope, let the fucker go. I was hanging by my hips about 9 feet above the concrete before I let go.

    Same pony escaped during the fair and wandered around the carnival, including the octopus, and various and assorted other terrifying rides, with about 3 people racing after her.

    Her name was Pruny. RIP Pruny, you were a gem.
     
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    my brother got married on this ranch he worked on, western style wedding. They made their own dance floor out in the field and everything. As a joke the grooms men put a noose in the tree behind the alter. :lol:
     

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