EthylMercaptan

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Thu Mar 26

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 3:13 PM

Re: Review - NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2007

I never thought that I would see this game again. It's now early access on Steam. Doesn't look much different from 8 years ago. Hopefully they will do some enhancements before it is fully released.

This is from the developers,
Why [more]

Wed Mar 25

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 7:26 AM

Re: No problem?

I'll just put my 2 cents on the price of oil and storage. It really revolves around the Saudis and their lack of control. When oil went north of $100, the Saudis didn't have enough spare capacity to bring it back down so the rest of the world and [more]

Tue Mar 24

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 3:42 PM

Re: Ethyl's slide into the oily vortex of doom

I really wasn't going to buy anymore, but I can't say, "whoa!" in horse race. I had not added to my EOG position since late last summer and my average cost of those shares is $105.10/share. So I doubled my position today which brought [more]

Mon Mar 23

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 10:23 PM

Re: Ethyl's slide into the oily vortex of doom

Yikes!

I think that I posted about a month ago that my energy port briefly turned positive. It didn't last long and now my port and both of the comparative ETFs are all in the red.

Ethyl's high rollin energy port = -12.24%
XOP = [more]

Fri Mar 20

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 10:07 PM

Re: Bond market ailing

There is always dividend plus a covered call. What I like to do is set a simple screen such as:
dividend > 3%
market cap > $10 billion
beta > 1.5
Stock Price > $10

It turns out companies like: AbbVie, Credit [more]

Tue Mar 17

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:59 PM

Re: WTI Below $43 - RBOB Gasoline Clings To $1.7

I can't believe the number of press items that pointed out how we are drowning in oil. Most of them seem to imply that we are overproducing in this country because of the fracking boom/bust or however you want to term it. So here is the latest [more]

Fri Mar 13

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 9:02 AM

Re: My Undying Confusion over Crusader Kings

Since then, it's had about 124 DLC releases that expand the playable countries.

Yes it is guilty of dlc bloat. 95% of them are sprite, shield, or music add ons. Here are the ones that are not and a short [more]

Wed Mar 11

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 8:29 PM

Re: Old school: Atari computer

It sounds like an archeological dig.

Maybe you should check with the Smithsonian.

I shouldn't say anything. I finally threw out my Atari 2600 a couple of years ago. It wasn't working or else I would have kept it.

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EthylMercaptan posted to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 8:07 PM

CK2 and M&B "A Game of Thrones" mods

In the light of the new season quickly approaching and the first two installments of the Telltale series under their belts; the A Game of Throne total conversion for Crusader Kings 2 stands apart as what could be the quintessential RR Martin inspired [more]

Tue Mar 10

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 6:52 PM

Re: New gaming machine

The big question is what do you plan on doing with it? 4K monitor in your future? Dual or three monitors?

I read an article recently that cpu with 6 or 8 cores is a waste(I think it was PC Gamerhttp:// [more]

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Falling Knives board. 11:36 AM

Re: FOSL today...

What I got from the CC is that there is a reluctance from retailers and customers about stocking watches before Apple unveils its watch. There seems to be a notion in the market that Fossil will be hit like Nokia was when Apple launched the iPhone. [more]

Fri Mar 6

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 12:35 PM

Re: Poll: Utility poll

Nobody picked short the utilities, that might have been the right answer.

I'm kind of surprised that no one picked the covered call. To me that was coin flip between selling, but then again I wasn't thinking that it would take this quick of [more]

Wed Mar 4

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 5:07 PM

Re: Anyone follow STX /WDC

Way ahead of ya. It's almost my lone tech stock other than Brooks Automation (BRKS)which pays a 3.3% dividend. Brooks had a little hiccup on their last earnings. People always want smooth and never want lumpy. Brooks had a few lumps on their [more]

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 4:59 PM

Re: Ethyl's slide into the oily vortex of doom

Oasis Petroleum WTF?

Here is the way I see it their offering. There are about 101 million shares outstanding. They are putting another 32 million shares on with an option to do just short of 5 million more. I get that the stock price goes [more]

Tue Mar 3

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 6:18 PM

Re: My Undying Love for Crusader Kings 2

One of the areas that really intrigues me with the game is the how they have interlaced religion into it. Especially when looking at replay value, the mechanics of playing as a pagan versus a Christian or a Muslim are very different. Even within [more]

Mon Mar 2

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 7:07 PM

Re: My Undying Confusion over Crusader Kings

There are a couple of factors that influence your levy size

1: Your rulers martial score
2: Your marshal's martial score when he is training troops

If you use the ruler designer, you can get a pretty high martial score right off [more]

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Value Hounds board. 4:39 PM

Re: ESV follows RIG

One thing that jumps out at me is that their debt trades in the YTM in the 4-5% range. This is significantly lower than their peers. I'm a bit lazy when it comes to looking at companies, but it seems that the guys looking at the debt side seem to [more]

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 3:58 PM

Re: My Undying Confusion over Crusader Kings

You don't need a law degree to play the game, but sometime it would sure help.

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 11:52 AM

Re: My Undying Confusion over Crusader Kings

The problem might be with your succession laws. Gavelkind succession in most cases is the worst since it will split your holdings among your heirs. It can work, but you really have to limit yourself to one son. I like going Ultimogeniture because it [more]

Sun Mar 1

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EthylMercaptan replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 5:40 PM

Re: My Undying Confusion over Crusader Kings

Can you control allies' armies? It would be nice.

No you can't control their armies. The do seem to lock on to your troops at time, so if you move your own troops, they will follow.

I'm also hoping to get my court chaplain [more]

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