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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:09 PM

Re: Wall Mounting TV Electrical

In the wall is not OK.
Outside the wall is fine. I think most people don't install a outlet just for the TV - instead they just let the cables dangle from the TV down to the floor and then it goes alongside the wall to where the outlet
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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:55 PM

Re: Oklahoma destroying freedom

Actually it cost money to get the transmission lines to convert AC to DC and vice versa.

"Transmission lines" are entirely passive. They do no converting of any kind. And all conversion is done at the point of origination. [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Television Banter board. 1:24 PM

Aaron Sorkin apologizes for The Newsroom

At Tribeca Film Festival on Monday, April 22, Aaron Sorkin apologized for trying to teach us a bunch of lessons on "The Newsroom." As the show moves into its third and final season on HBO, Sorkin admitted that he is only now beginning [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Atheist Fools board. 11:33 AM

Just sayin'

"The Lord is my shepherd..."

Just remember, the shepherd's job is to feed his flock for a while, then kill them all and sell the parts to Whole Foods.

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 11:12 AM

Amazing finger painting drama

I have never seen anything remotely similar to this:

http://blog.petflow.com/she-walked-out-on-stage-and-blew-eve...

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:01 AM

How Americans Die

Fascinating charts from Bloomberg on "How Americans Die"

http://www.bloomberg.com/dataview/2014-04-17/how-americans-d...

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:16 AM

Re: Shrimp prices almost double...

Somehow telling the seniors there is no inflation seems a bit disingenuous? All the indexed government pensions went up 0.9%.

As I noted, if energy price go up and stay up then that works its way into core inflation over [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:58 AM

Tom Gardner interviews Michael Lewis

The front page of the Fool this morning features Tom Gardner interviewing Michael Lewis, of "Flash Boys" fame. You can watch the video, and down below it there is a transcript.

Here are a few highlights (and since this is the [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:23 PM

Re: Shrimp prices almost double...

Not sure about all y'all but food and energy price increases are not "counted" up in the Great White North as part of core inflation because they are too "volatile"!!!!!! Er... yeah that makes sense.... not!!!

It [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:57 PM

Re: Medicare Billing Data: Big Errors

Why do we want a one payer system again?

So more people can get health insurance who were previously denied.

So families aren't bankrupted by a single traffic accident or illness.

So insurance companies will stop [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:47 PM

Re: Cosmos ... wow

It is very clear Neil Degrasse Tyson is on a mission

"God is an ever receding pocket of scientific ignorance that's getting smaller, smaller and smaller as time goes on." -- Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Me wuvs my new [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:43 PM

Re: The discomfort of truth

That's a sloppy modern metaphorical, not literal, definition.

OK. So now you're telling Merriam Webster what the definition of words is? Cool!

a : a living organism or one of its functional systems
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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:37 AM

Re: USA's #1 in health care ...

Yes.....and isn't it amazing that telephone penetration went from zero in 1878 to tens of millions by the early 1900s? Every little burg and village had a telephone system. Of course, in some cities, there were up to five competing phone [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:25 AM

Re: Good News on Keystone XL

I would quibble with your quibble. You are replying to the word "dangerous" with an argument about leaks. Deaths or serious injuries from oil pipelines are rare though you will get people trying to add the statistics from Nat gas local [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:02 PM

Re: Does Anybody Really?

If you drove past my house today, you'd see a large house with four cars

Four is not a lot of cars.

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:59 PM

Re: Good News on Keystone XL

Carrying oil on more-or-less the same route by train would be substantially more dangerous AND would consume more energy.

I would quibble with the word "substantially", as that is not clear. I have read a fair amount from [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:00 PM

Re: The discomfort of truth

You have proffered a definition of a machine with which not everyone will agree.

Indeed. Merriam Webster does not.

1ma·chine noun, often attributive \m?-'shen\
: a piece of equipment with moving [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Facebook, Inc. board. 1:02 PM

Re: Webcast Q1 results – 4/23

I belive FB is vastly misunderstood/undervalued by Wall Street but it will not be for long. The team of MZ&SS have this engine roaring!

Facebook currentoy sports a p/e of nearly 100. The S&P on average is closer to 15, [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:47 PM

Re: CNBC: Next 25 years

Seriously, how likely is that?

Not very. On the other hand, how likely is it that Samsung alone would be 1/4 of South Korea's GDP?

As the story notes, many Koreans "revere" Samsung Group, as its companies [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:47 AM

Re: Fuel from seawater

A catalyst can help an exothermic reaction to take place, helping get things going in the same way that you may have to push the ball up the hill a few metres to get it over the crest, before it gets rolling down the other side of the hill. But it [more]

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