Sometimes its hard to know what to say. If someone has succinctly expressed my point of view already, or if someone is asking for help I can't give, I usually won't post.
I have been following the shorky thread, but the only think I can think of to say is 'I can't believe your mother could do that to you! Without even asking! And forcing you to break your kids hearts if you said no!' as I don't know much about dogs, and I wasn't sure that comment would be particularly helpful.
Don't forget that the number of replies you have is just a small proportion of the people who have read and empathised with your posts, but just not known what to say.
I have recently joined a forum with a lot of cat macros so I will share the one that always makes me
. Don't stop starting new threads!http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/j...bedience-c.jpg