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  1. Thread: Antiwork

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    O yeah the 1950s. When a family of four lived in...

    O yeah the 1950s. When a family of four lived in a 980 sq ft house, drove a deathtrap car, and the dad had to drink heavily due to the extreme physical pain inflicted by his awesome job. And that's...
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    And bitcoin has been around for 13 years.

    And bitcoin has been around for 13 years.
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    You all remember the wildcat banking era when we...

    You all remember the wildcat banking era when we swung wildly between inflation / deflation, recessions and crises were frequent, bank failures were rampant and savers regularly lost everything?
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    I want a better TV but they keep getting better...

    I want a better TV but they keep getting better and cheaper so I keep putting it off.
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    Is this "churning of blocks" having any positive...

    Is this "churning of blocks" having any positive effect in the real economy? Are these blocks being used to finance projects with a value add in the real world?
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  7. For Sale 2021 Kona Process 134 Supreme L with Upgrades

    Craigslist:
    https://missoula.craigslist.org/bik/d/missoula-2021-kona-process-134-supreme/7558600418.html

    Pinkbike:
    https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/3457201/
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    Sure, but it sounds like you're saying that...

    Sure, but it sounds like you're saying that global demand has peaked? Not seeing that assertion anywhere else. Most forecasts I've read still have world demand increasing as more of the worlds poor...
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    How so? Russian oil is still being sold in the...

    How so? Russian oil is still being sold in the global market. Will their production increase?

    China will reopen at some point as well will they not? I think they've been a couple million barrels...
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    Sounds like Biden should be loading up on futures...

    Sounds like Biden should be loading up on futures to refill the SPR.
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    Why would they do this? There's no cash flow or...

    Why would they do this? There's no cash flow or promise of future cash flow like stocks in companies. There's no yield like bonds. It's not an input to production like commodities. It's just a thing...
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    2021 Kona Process 134 Supreme L

    https://missoula.craigslist.org/bik/7541769682.html
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    Seems like she automatic custodial account that...

    Seems like she automatic custodial account that pays out with these events is an actual crypto tech use case?
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    1982 was 40 years ago bud.

    1982 was 40 years ago bud.
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    How is what's happening in crypto right now any...

    How is what's happening in crypto right now any different than the bank runs of the late 1800s? They even had their own tokens back then called bank notes.
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    It's been a joke in these towns for decades how...

    It's been a joke in these towns for decades how many barristas have advanced degrees. Well, now time to put them to work!
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    What's to stop people in mountain towns from...

    What's to stop people in mountain towns from getting remote jobs? I know many people in Missoula that did this.
  18. Thread: What phone now?

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    I have the 5 and it's amazing. Nice compact size....

    I have the 5 and it's amazing. Nice compact size. All day battery life. great camera.
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    12.4M HHs consisting of 31.5M people is quite a...

    12.4M HHs consisting of 31.5M people is quite a few by my definition.
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    You think low yields = optimism? BTW here is...

    You think low yields = optimism?

    BTW here is 30 year mortage rates:
    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MORTGAGE30US

    Still incredibly low by any historical measurement.
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    Quite a few elder millennials are in dual income...

    Quite a few elder millennials are in dual income situations above $200k HH income. And not crazy tech jobs either.
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    Bonds have had a rough year for sure, but yields...

    Bonds have had a rough year for sure, but yields are still quite low (historically) so they could go down even more. Or due to demographics things could move the other way. Are you expecting some...
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    Has Kevo voiced objection to affordable housing...

    Has Kevo voiced objection to affordable housing construction? Is he a NIMBY that opposes apartment construction in his neighborhood? In your search for villians look at the existing homeowners that...
  24. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    The types of oil we need to use in America is not...

    The types of oil we need to use in America is not 100% correlated with the types of oil we can dig out of the ground in America. So even though we produce almost exactly the same amount we use we...
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    Got a head start on clearing 1513 before the big...

    Got a head start on clearing 1513 before the big trail day this Saturday. 3 saws one swamper and a dog got about 250 trees in 5ish miles.
    If you bike in this town then make sure you head over to...
  26. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    Suspending the gas tax is a terrible idea....

    Suspending the gas tax is a terrible idea. Suspending the Jones act (forever) on the other hand....
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    Are you this grumpy / cynical in real life?

    Are you this grumpy / cynical in real life?
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    Starlink is an amazing product though. Had it two...

    Starlink is an amazing product though. Had it two years and as a rural resident out changed my life.
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    Ha. I actually looked up the countries and every...

    Ha. I actually looked up the countries and every single county in the currend G8 (minus Russia) United States, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, and Canada have a higher GDP per capita than...
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    The decline of US manufacturing is largely a...

    The decline of US manufacturing is largely a myth. Output continued to increase but manufacturing EMPLOYMENT cratered.

    output
    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/INDPRO
    employment...
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    In goods and services? No. In asset prices? Yes.

    In goods and services? No. In asset prices? Yes.
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    I mean lots of countries did stimulus. ...

    I mean lots of countries did stimulus.

    https://www.statista.com/statistics/1107572/covid-19-value-g20-stimulus-packages-share-gdp/

    And many more than us. Japan did more and their inflation has...
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    Is that chart based on any peer reviewed analysis...

    Is that chart based on any peer reviewed analysis in an economic journal? I'm not durrrr stimulus caused all the inflation, but it WAS a signifigant amount of cash and I personally know a lot of...
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    It's possible that energy stays elevated for...

    It's possible that energy stays elevated for quite some time is it not? OPEC isn't meeting their production targets and global demand keeps going up.
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    Probably some baseline effects. I suspect...

    Probably some baseline effects. I suspect whatever Bitteroot snotel they use must be 0 by now most years. 2000% of 5 or 6 inches maybe?
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    The hit on TC for the people at Coinbase has to...

    The hit on TC for the people at Coinbase has to be rough. Salaries there are good, but TC was like 70% stock which is down over 80%.
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    Plenty of people smarter than anybody on here...

    Plenty of people smarter than anybody on here agree with 4matic. I respect that he's willing to share his positions. You willing to do the same? Anyway the name calling and hostility from you is...
  38. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    There's also the large capital outlay to open new...

    There's also the large capital outlay to open new wells and with futures still pretty low it might not be worth it. 2024 futures are about $85 and 2025 about $77.
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    Covid is contagious enough that the mandades...

    Covid is contagious enough that the mandades didn't work.
    NYT: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/31/briefing/masks-mandates-us-covid.html?searchResultPosition=1

    "The evidence suggests that broad...
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    Bear markets can have insane rallies. In 2000 the...

    Bear markets can have insane rallies. In 2000 the nasdaq rallied 30% multiple times before bottoming out.
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    After expenses I put every dollar I have into...

    After expenses I put every dollar I have into income producing assets. Real estate, farmland, profitable companies that pay dividends. I don't own Bitcoin for the same reason I don't own gold. It...
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    Poll: And how often outside of Michael Mann movies are...

    And how often outside of Michael Mann movies are those autos actually used to commit a crime? I don't "get" the gun enthusiasts, but the school shooters are angsty teenagers that were able to buy...
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    Poll: You're surprised a tall mediocre white dude with...

    You're surprised a tall mediocre white dude with a strong jaw attained success? That's pretty much the story of America forever.
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    Poll: Well 20 and especially 40 years ago this was a...

    Well 20 and especially 40 years ago this was a WAY more dangerous country. More muder. More rape. More kidnappings. Etc.
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    Multiple sources had similar totals to what I...

    Multiple sources had similar totals to what I posted. Your just call BS and post no sources of your own...

    And I don't "prioritize" anything beyond letting consumers respond to the natural price...
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    You're looking at totals, but people drive way...

    You're looking at totals, but people drive way more than they fly. Per person per mile air travel polutes more except for maybe really long travel:...
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    Is responding to price signals not part of the...

    Is responding to price signals not part of the plan to convert to more renewables? Was a carbon tax not part of the progressive plan until recently? What would THAT do to the cost of air travel.
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    Most Americans are sadly ignorant of just how...

    Most Americans are sadly ignorant of just how much their lives have been improved by immigrants. The scientific / medical / technological discoveries and advances. The businesses (large and national...
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    You have me confused with someone else. I don't...

    You have me confused with someone else. I don't own any bitcoin. I prefer assets that generate cash flow. I don't even know what your point is? That all the stimulus wasn't inflationary? If you're...
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    Most central banks printed money. And the fiscal...

    Most central banks printed money. And the fiscal stimulus was inflationary. That's the point of stimulus. But it was certainly better than the alternative.
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