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Goofyhoofy replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7 minutes ago

Re: OT: the casino is closing in the US

Couldn't read the entire article or paper but assume there was no mention of Sarbanes Oxley

It is often argued that the regulatory and legal changes in the early 2000s, including Regulation Fair Disclosure (“Reg FD”) and the [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:48 PM

Re: GOP self destructing?

Boy howdy - they do NOT work with me.
I detest political telephone calls. I have enough sense to figure out who to vote for without someone else telling me.


You seem to think we're talking about calls that go "Hey, my name [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:28 PM

Re: Tear out fiberglass shower insert?

(I didn't know there's a difference between green board and cement board, I was using the words interchangeably, but certainly want to use the correct material so thx for the clarification)

Greenboard = moist. Behind a bathroom sink [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:09 AM

Re: Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina has been *widely described* as the worst CEO in Hewlett Packard's history. Indeed, she is known as one of the worst CEO's of any major tech company, ever. She traded away the highly profitable printer segment and used the equity to buy [more]

Thu May 28

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 5:24 PM

Re: Toilet Repair

I have replaced my original mechs with Korky brand, and have had all three of them fail recently. We noticed when our water bill went through the roof; the flaps were leaking and the tanks refilling a half inch or so every half [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:15 PM

Re: GOP self destructing?

In the general population, I do not think that will be that big of an issue. How bad can socialism be?

Socialism Viewed Positively by 36% of Americans

More than one-third of Americans (36%) have a positive image [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:07 PM

Re: Country moving to the left on social issues

It's pretty clear that progressives have been winning the culture wars.

Unfortunately, Republicans have been winning the election wars.

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:59 PM

Re: GOP self destructing?

It could become self-fulfilling

It's not "self-fulfilling." It's that Bernie has no interest in being an actual candidate. He won't do the fund raising, and he is not going to have a dozen multi-billionaires lining up for [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:41 PM

Re: Clogged downspouts

That was my dream fix, but... Trees make it near impossible.. Birches, besides the leaves, their seeds, little sticks, work hard at finding the roof, gutters... The other nearby trees are Creek alders, again medium leaves, sticks, but also tiny [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:28 PM

Re: Toilet Repair

The water would have to go somewhere. The waterline is below the top of the overflow tube so it wasn't a case of the water continuously running.

I'm sure you know, but it's worth repeating. Put a few drops of food coloring in the [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:31 AM

Re: Clogged downspouts

For anyone who has had a gutter protection system which actually worked: would you please post the brand name?

I have had four that I remember. The first two were the sorts of things you put on yourself: one was a plastic flat [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:11 AM

Re: Tear out fiberglass shower insert?

There is no pan under an insert, part of the insert IS the pan, made of molded fiberglass. When I ripped ours out I did all the cement board, tile and construction work, plus the plumbing of pipes to accomodate the new size of the shower (expanded a [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:07 AM

Re: Toilet Repair

The last flush valve may have been a Korky brand

I have replaced my original mechs with Korky brand, and have had all three of them fail recently. We noticed when our water bill went through the roof; the flaps were leaking and the [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:02 AM

Re: Clogged downspouts

My hose is too stiff to make it through the bends, but I found an old soaker hose (the kind that beads water through the sides). It was flexible enough to make it through the bends so I shoved it in as far as I could then turned on the water full [more]

Wed May 27

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:02 AM

Re: Dynastic rule: Hillary vs. Jeb

Not for nothing, but the Washington Times' reputation for telling "the whole story" is about three notches below Fox News.

For instance, the way the story quoted it written it appears that Hillary single handedly decided to go to [more]

Tue May 26

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:49 PM

Re: Solar

I am harboring cash to smooth me through the rough spots of the current economy and to invest in the next big wave. I think it is very close, and Tesla could be a big part of it.

When Gordon Moore proposed his famous [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Conservative Fools board. 7:35 PM

Re: Credit for "saving" GM

GM wasn't saved by anyone. What happened was a winner was chosen. How many jobs elsewhere were crushed or not even created now and into the future because of the resources thrown at this bloated company?

None. The money was borrowed [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:58 PM

Re: Remember the "purple finger"?

We had agreement that we would leave behind a support force

in 2008 George W. Bush signed the U.S.–Iraq Status of Forces Agreement. It included a deadline of 31 December 2011, before which "all the United States [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:49 PM

Re: Dynastic rule: Hillary vs. Jeb

Bernie has as much of a chance as Obama did in 2008 -- and he's helped by the fact that more people believe they're getting screwed by "the rich" today.

Not true, and not even close. Obama was helped by the fact that we [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:16 PM

Re: Solar

or nuclear (with its yet-unsolved waste disposal issue)
Here's a complete list of every facet of nuclear-waste disposal that hasn't been thoroughly solved:
1. Politicians.
That is all.


You left out "people." [more]

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