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    Damn phone auto-correct. I thought I fixed that...

    Damn phone auto-correct. I thought I fixed that typo pretty fast. Youíre quick.
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    That guy is the anti-me. I have several...

    That guy is the anti-me.

    I have several friends and former coworkers who have done at least as well as that guy. Itís funny how seemingly small decisions at key points in your life can have such...
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    A day or two ago, I was driving around and...

    A day or two ago, I was driving around and happened to be listening to NPR, and they had an interview with some professor. He said he was upset at the media for calling people ďriotersĒ who were...
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    Yeah, I sold AMD at $8. And I was pleased...

    Yeah, I sold AMD at $8. And I was pleased because I bought it at $2. Itís somewhere around $50 now.
  5. Ha, just thinking (way) back to when my son first...

    Ha, just thinking (way) back to when my son first discovered the internet. It was back in the early 90s or so. I had just upgraded my computer and had got an actual account with an internet service...
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    The 401K that I have allows you to rebalance more...

    The 401K that I have allows you to rebalance more often than that, but you are right that 401Ks pump a LOT of money into the market.
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    I said earlier 1 store (black owned) was looted...

    I said earlier 1 store (black owned) was looted in Austin on Saturday. Well, I guess several other stores got looted over the weekend, including a Target and Footlocker. One liquor store got looted...
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    The first part of his speech was about Floyd. ...

    The first part of his speech was about Floyd. Did you miss that? Iím not a big Trump fan, but letís be fair.
  9. I think almost everyone has that addiction these...

    I think almost everyone has that addiction these days. Including myself and my wife. Damn smart phones.

    Good luck with controlling your kids. I was never able to. Probably the best you can do...
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    Yeah, youíre right, it was March.

    Yeah, youíre right, it was March.
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    Iím not sure that holds water. Was the market...

    Iím not sure that holds water. Was the market really looking more than a year ahead when it crashed in April? It was the immediate impact of shutting down the economy that caused that.

    To me,...
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    Wow, rioting and looting in Bellevue! Never...

    Wow, rioting and looting in Bellevue! Never expected to see my old home town in the news for something like this. Used to spend a good part of several summers lying around down at Meydenbauer...
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    I used to have a vinyl recording of Vivaldiís...

    I used to have a vinyl recording of Vivaldiís Four Seasons by I Musici that I absolutely loved. I can remember how disappointed i was when I bought the CD version of the same recording. Just dead...
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    Thatís cool listening to it as an instrumental. The original is pretty good, too. Iíve been craving Beggars Banquet lately.
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    According to one breakdown I saw, gasoline for...

    According to one breakdown I saw, gasoline for cars accounts for 45% of US oil consumption, while jet fuel is about 8%. That was for 2017, so pre-covid numbers.
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  17. Thread: Found Music

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  18. I had that same revelation as a kid living in the...

    I had that same revelation as a kid living in the North in places like Springfield Mass and Bellevue Wa. We used to think white people in the South were all racist. But we lived in pretty much...
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    If at all possible, avoid driving through West Texas in August, Stay as far North as you can get. Maybe consider taking the Trans-Canada Highway.
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    Thatís good stuff! I think the last one might be...

    Thatís good stuff! I think the last one might be better than the original.
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    Threadgills in Austin closed. Place where Janice...

    Threadgills in Austin closed. Place where Janice Joplin launched her career. Going to miss their fried green tomatoes.
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    Trying out my new Bose SSF earbuds. Sorry, got...

    Trying out my new Bose SSF earbuds. Sorry, got to post this stuff sounds so good.
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    Someone probably got all hissy about their copyright or something.
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    Recently did a rollover from my 401k to an IRA...

    Recently did a rollover from my 401k to an IRA that I already had. Sick of end of day trading & pricing for the mutual funds which was all that my 401k permitted, and wanted to move to ETFs mostly...
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    The money probably showed up in your account as...

    The money probably showed up in your account as ďavailable for tradeĒ but wonít actually ďsettleĒ until the second day after the trade.

    If you buy another stock with that ďavailable for tradeĒ...
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    Ah, man, what a funny guy. Thanks for the...

    Ah, man, what a funny guy. Thanks for the laughs, Jerry!
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    My go-to from Coltrane is ďA Love SupremeĒ, but I...

    My go-to from Coltrane is ďA Love SupremeĒ, but I suspect not too many mags would listen to that all the way through.

    A lot of what I really like about Coltrane turns out came from Pharaoh...
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    Just piling on here, but yeah, if he is a...

    Just piling on here, but yeah, if he is a committed nerd, and you can afford it, thereís no place better for that than MIT or Cal Tech.
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    The store had lots of toilet paper and paper...

    The store had lots of toilet paper and paper towels today. Hand sanitizer, canned vegetables, back in stock. I even found a thermometer. Almost looked normal.
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    Yeah, maybe better to just wait a month or two...

    Yeah, maybe better to just wait a month or two until the borders open up again.
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    My wife has shipped dogs internationally before...

    My wife has shipped dogs internationally before using air freight, like Delta Dash. Donít know if they are shipping dogs at the moment with this covid19 stuff going on, though.
  43. Thread: RIP John Prine

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    Wow, for some unknown reason I never connected...

    Wow, for some unknown reason I never connected John Prine with ďAngel from MontgomeryĒ, even though it has been a long time favorite of mine. I guess I thought Bonnie Raitt came up with that on her...
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    My wife has bought from them a few times. Iíve...

    My wife has bought from them a few times. Iíve never been very happy about their quality and price compared to what I could get from a local butcher or store. However, they do have the advantage of...
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    Legal Seafood down by the waterfront isnít...

    Legal Seafood down by the waterfront isnít outdoors, but has big windows so it sorta seems like outdoors, without the actual rain or snow.
  50. Thread: Fuck Cancer

    by billyk
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    I should have mentioned that he had cancer. Skin...

    I should have mentioned that he had cancer. Skin cancer. It would have been easy to stop if he caught it on time. But no health insurance and no checkups with a doctor until it was too late.

    At...
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