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BlueGrits replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:40 AM

Re: Flexible Savings Account

Jeff: I think you just answered your own question.


Well I just said what I knew; I was just hoping someone else would chime in with a method or program I wasn't aware of. Alas, there seems none.

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:36 PM

Re: The OP with no name. #2.

GOG: You hoot and holler about the Christian belief in the Earth being only 6000 years old but we all know that a year is an arbitrary time frame.

It is not doctrine nor even a "Christian belief"; it is a belief held by [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:30 PM

Re: The OP with no name. #2.

GOG, I can see why you're so confused; perhaps if you started with facts rather than accusations ("Why do you belittle Christians..") your reasoning might hold water.

And, for the record, my wife is liberal and an ordained [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:59 AM

Windows 10 Questions

I haven't been following the rollout info, but:

1) Is there a "compatibility tester" out there? I'm running Win7 Home 64-bit and would like to get an idea of what obstacles I might face.

2) Other than doing a full backup, [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:36 AM

Voting Records & Polarization

Rather than make qualitative arguments and engaging in speculation, look at the data and see what happens....

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BlueGrits replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:16 PM

Re: Flexible Savings Account

FSA contributions are limited by the IRS ($2500 last year, $2550 this year).
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BlueGrits replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:56 PM

Re: Reality check on energy storage

Other arguments aside, some utility regulations also come into play.

Austin Energy, for example, requires that all energy be metered and sold back to the utility. They pay pretty well for it, but it's not like you're generating and using [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:44 PM

Re: Kerry takes advantage of France's healthcare

Because, of course, he wasn't going to fly back anyway.

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:35 PM

Re: Securing email messages

For those who GMail via Chrome, there's an addon called "Safe Mail" which works pretty well. When you install it, it'll add a "lock" icon next to the COMPOSE button. Click on that lock to send a secure message.

In the [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:18 PM

Securing email messages

I use GMail via Thunderbird and would like the option to send secure email messages. Ideally, the recipient would receive the message, answer some question of my choosing, and only then be able to see the message.

I'm looking around and [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:20 PM

Flexible Savings Account

The limit set by the IRS is $2500/yr, but we've already blown through that. Is there another way to pay health costs with pre-tax dollars?

Both of us are working -- DW full-time with the job covering healthcare coverage and me working [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:31 AM

Re: Fooling the public via journalism

Papers and publications on diet have been and are notoriously suspect. Look at how many of them are in direct conflict with one another and how the ads carefully phrase things to avoid guarantees.

Years ago I got to see a Whole Foods [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:38 PM

Re: Wifi extention ideas?

Internet over powerline (as someone else mentioned) should do the trick.

Another alternative will be to see if you can slap a wireless router on an ethernet line which is at least closer to the Roku.

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BlueGrits posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 11:33 AM

No, it's not HURL...

From "Digital Apollo" - the history of software and the moon landing

"The guidance computer used something known as "core rope memory": wires were roped through metal cores in a particular way to store code in [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:56 PM

Which state sucks the fed teat the most?

"There might be more hypocrisy in Texas right now than rain, although surely its residents will claim that the witch doctor in the Oval Office caused the rain. See–there's truly an amazingly wonderful thing about being a teabagger: you get to [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:50 PM

Re: Oh That Awful Seattle Minimum Wage

Wasn't that higher minimum wage supposed to have other effects? Weren't Republicans also predicting earth tremors, pestilence, floods, disease, loss of an NFL team,and increasing levels of left-handedness?

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:12 PM

Re: Good news for Texas

Oh, it's definitely helped. The major lakes in the Colorado have risen dramatically although none yet are where they should be (seasonally adjusted, that is).

The rain was fairly localized and many areas could use even more. Over the entire [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:31 AM

Re: Need some help

Whichever adapter you choose, be sure to get one that goes the right way because they aren't bidirectional in terms of signal.

It also matters if she just want to send video or video & sound. a "video only" adapter is much [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Atheist Fools board. 12:01 AM

"worse than pagans"

"Catholic cardinal Raymond Burke has claimed that people in Ireland are worse than Pagans, because they overwhelmingly passed same-sex marriage."

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