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    No mask or social distancing from the CDC and...

    No mask or social distancing from the CDC and White House is a victory. It shows confidence in the vaccines. It empowers local small businesses. It opens life as we used to know it, but of course...
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    Trust, faith and belief has been effectively...

    Trust, faith and belief has been effectively eroded. Foreign intervention in our elections, politicians (most prolifically, Trump) openly lying and encouraging disbelief in traditional news media...
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    I strangely relate to this combo? Wife and I...

    I strangely relate to this combo?

    Wife and I got J&J last Thursday. Little boo boo on the shoulder; we felt tired the next day and went to bed early; her leg was achey and she took a Tylenol;...
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    Did you know pregnant women may pass antibodies...

    Did you know pregnant women may pass antibodies on to newborns? Not until recently, because it is so new, we cannot possibly know how it will apply to every other person and every other situation.
    ...
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    Let's make a deal. You boomers all put your...

    Let's make a deal. You boomers all put your homes up for sale, clean up the pollution of the past 70 years and eat a slice of avocado toast, and I'll get a shot to reduce my 0.00018% chance by 62%....
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    I'm seeking more knowledge from our broad...

    I'm seeking more knowledge from our broad collective that could convince me one way or the other. TGR advice is how I make every life decision.

    Once more - I'm not anti-vax, I intend to get it...
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    Let's try it this way. The following are all...

    Let's try it this way. The following are all facts:

    - I'm not anti-vax. I've never voted for Trump. My wife is pregnant. Her doctor said she could get the Janssen vaccine. We wear masks,...
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    An RFV trustfunder that can't afford to live in...

    An RFV trustfunder that can't afford to live in Aspen that has anger issues?! Cool bro
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    *I don't have any idea what I'm talking about. ...

    *I don't have any idea what I'm talking about.

    My pregnant wife and I were signed up for the Janssen (J&J) vaccine tomorrow. I cancelled my appointment.

    Her doc initially said to wait, as...
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    You've made nothing. Unless you sell, or do a...

    You've made nothing.

    Unless you sell, or do a cash out refi. Plus you've got to subtract 6% selling costs. But the appreciation lately for existing homeowners is kind of exciting. Home values...
  11. Yes. In college, I used to think another drink...

    Yes. In college, I used to think another drink would help me sleep better. Now, I'm 36, 21 month old baby girl and another one on the way (they'll be spaced just over 2 years if everything goes as...
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    When will you be vacating? I'm flexible for a...

    When will you be vacating? I'm flexible for a lease-back period. My offer is $1,000,000, in bitcoin, with an escalation clause of 1 Tesla greater than next highest offer.
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    You got it. We didn't actually have a cap but...

    You got it. We didn't actually have a cap but our realtor called us and asked if we wanted to match the +$100k bid and we declined and that was that.
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    Stop me if you've heard this story before (like...

    Stop me if you've heard this story before (like almost this exact same scenario 2 weeks ago).

    Listed for $775k, we offered list + $1k escalation clause. 2 days on the market, 9 offers. Our...
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    My first thought was, holy fuck, we're going to...

    My first thought was, holy fuck, we're going to be with these guys for a lot of minutes.
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    Why do we still pay realtors silly high fees? ...

    Why do we still pay realtors silly high fees? The NRA (guns) spent $1,2M lobbying politicians in DC last year. The NAR (6% cut out of your largest asset) spent $41,2M. Ask not what your lobbyist...
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    I'm headed that way this weekend for a guided 2...

    I'm headed that way this weekend for a guided 2 heli drop day
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Yeah, I'm stoked.

    What's the protocol for tipping guide and heli...
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    Whew, glad to be done with this process. ...

    Whew, glad to be done with this process.

    Officially listed for 2 days at $775,000. We were the first offer in at $750 and then resubmitted on realtor's advice to $776. 9 offers, we didn't even...
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    So far, the story goes like this. The realtor...

    So far, the story goes like this.

    The realtor that sold us our house Christmas 2016 had a listing about a week ago in the next town down valley. It had a lock-off basement, so piqued my interest....
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    Our first home in 2013 (the local post-recession...

    Our first home in 2013 (the local post-recession trough) had a 1-br carriage house above the garage and the 3-br "big house". We lived in the carriage house, rented the big, essentially breaking...
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    Looking at a house for sale tomorrow. $315/sf. ...

    Looking at a house for sale tomorrow. $315/sf. Apartment above the garage would cover about 60% of cost. Stupid price but it nearly makes sense.
  22. Don't have any idea how to increase the supply...

    Don't have any idea how to increase the supply side, but the demand is definitely here. Denver, SLC, JH, anywhere in California?, Seattle, Portland - any snowy area within 2 hours of these places...
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    Do as much pre-tax stuff as you can. I'm young...

    Do as much pre-tax stuff as you can. I'm young with a hopeful long horizon, so my risk tolerance for my taxable account is:
    2.5% VBTLX
    30% VTIAX
    67.5% VTSAX

    I put $5k into Robinhood last...
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    Fucking sucks. Good guys. The brewery was...

    Fucking sucks. Good guys. The brewery was somber. TOE loses 2 council members, county loses 2 employees, wives lose husbands, girls lose Dad. Gut wrenching.
  25. 361039 6" tall chair for our lil princess. ...

    361039

    6" tall chair for our lil princess. 15" wide, Daddy can still fit in it or double up with cousins. Don't let the lack of hair fool you, she's gonna be a heart breaker. The chair has 2x4...
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    This is interesting. My brother is 2 years older...

    This is interesting. My brother is 2 years older than I, so he's 38. We both wrestled in high school, he had a little more success than I and went on to dabble in D3 for a few years. He's been a...
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    I found it a few years ago, probably referred to...

    I found it a few years ago, probably referred to by someone else on TGR, implemented as much as I can. Turns out that it's a well-trodden path, easy to follow. Most people just don't know how to...
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    [QUOTE=tgapp;6179988]okay, I'll bite wifey and...

    [QUOTE=tgapp;6179988]okay, I'll bite

    wifey and I are in our early 30s. we live within our means but aren't "money smart". I know fuckall about tax write-offs or investments or saving strategies...
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    Yeah, but Grand Hyatt? Figured he'd at least be...

    Yeah, but Grand Hyatt? Figured he'd at least be at the Four Seasons.
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    ^Levine's place. Been for sale at $78M for a...

    ^Levine's place. Been for sale at $78M for a while. I don't know nothin, but I heard he invented the wifi router or something?
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    I meant the MMM forum post. This one was started...

    I meant the MMM forum post. This one was started in 2007. Some shit has happened since 2007. Top was not in then, it's not in now. The stock market will go up, the stock market will go down, but in...
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    Smart move. Top is definitely in. JK ya...

    Smart move. Top is definitely in.

    JK ya stupid boomer. Stonks only go up. This thread started in April 11, 2017; its 149 pages long. The very day the guy started that thread and quoted SPY as...
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    So outdoor orgies are still good? Cool, got it.

    So outdoor orgies are still good? Cool, got it.
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    The OG airbags are still working fine on my '06...

    The OG airbags are still working fine on my '06 with 181,000 miles. I keep hoping they'll go out so I can justify a suspension upgrade, but it honestly rides really well and I cannot justify at this...
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    I didn't have a stable job with benefits until...

    I didn't have a stable job with benefits until about 10 years ago. I knew squat about personal finance until about the past 5 years. Even so...thinking about heli-skiing this spring.

    1999 DJIA...
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    You guys are entertaining to watch, but I'd like...

    You guys are entertaining to watch, but I'd like to put out the simple rules for most people:
    1) use all your available tax advantages (like 401, 457, HSA, Roth IRA, etc.),
    2) low cost index funds...
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    I just helped my buddy winterize a Sportsmobile. ...

    I just helped my buddy winterize a Sportsmobile. The (over?)complexity of the plumbing system surprised both of us.
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    Stupid son - Whitefish has at least 2 sushi...

    Stupid son - Whitefish has at least 2 sushi restaurants. Last time I visited Indah Sushi (owned by a CO native), I saw Tanner Hall. Not dead.
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    My buddies are coming out early December. They...

    My buddies are coming out early December. They were asking me all the questions with no answers and saying they could not get through to any customer service on the phones. I recommended the...
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    New challenge: find the bathtub Here's...

    New challenge: find the bathtub

    Here's an...interesting...home listed on redfin. Click on the 3d tour button to cruise around the house and find the bathtub (hint that is probably not helpful,...
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    2 weeks ago, I listed a 500 sf 1-bedroom tiny...

    2 weeks ago, I listed a 500 sf 1-bedroom tiny home for rent. I was nervous that I was being a greedy dick, raising rents 20% over current tenants, to $1750/month (including 1-car garage and...
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    I read your whole link, then sent it to my...

    I read your whole link, then sent it to my brother and said we gotta start our annual tradition sooner or later. Bucket list
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    Changed it to reflect the evil V

    Changed it to reflect the evil V
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    Depends - are you an attorney?

    Depends - are you an attorney?
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    Worked for me, no problem.

    Worked for me, no problem.
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    Immediate regrets. Should have saved up for a...

    Immediate regrets. Should have saved up for a snowmobile instead.
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    I was on team No Pass this year. Then on a long...

    I was on team No Pass this year. Then on a long bike ride, I got thinking the reservation system and everything else will be such a pain in the ass, many people will not come and Vail/BC with less...
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    Inexplicably cheaper in my experience. Mine...

    Inexplicably cheaper in my experience.

    Mine came with brand new tires, Laufen ATs. Too good to discard but never what I wanted. Just bought 265/70r17 General Grabber ATX 121/118 S. I had AT2s...
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    With the inevitable ski season shutdown, I figure...

    With the inevitable ski season shutdown, I figure snowmobiles will be a hot commodity this winter. What's the current advice on used sleds? Save $15k and buy brand new with warranty?
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    Yes, airbnb for campers. Insurance is still kind...

    Yes, airbnb for campers. Insurance is still kind of a question mark but I think I'm covered at this point. Outdoorsy points owners toward roamly insurance (sister company?). It was about $790 for...
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