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Goofyhoofy posted to the Great Movies board. 2 hours ago

Chef/The Fault In Our Stars

I won't belabor these except to say that we enjoyed both of them.

Yes, they're both pretty predictable: "Chef" is a tempermental chef who tells the boss to shove it, or maybe it's the other way around, and he sets off on an odyssey [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3 hours ago

Re: Hole in the wall

Just watch this...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K37G2j0K8BA


Needlessly complicated.

Get a drywall saw for a a few bucks to square out the hole. Doing it with a [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:31 AM

Re: Is the market overvalued?

I'd like to say that this is the biggest bubble since 100 milliseconds after the creation of the universe, but logically, a bubble can't be realized until it bursts

I have never believed this to be true.

If you didn't look at [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:28 AM

Re: Locating An Irrigation Valve

Very old systems sometimes ran wires to the valves and located them at several places across the area. (I had two neighbors with such systems in my Chicago neighborhood. Nightmare to diagnose.)

We finally bought a stethoscope (you can find [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 9:19 PM

Re: Anybody Here.......

Our TV's aren't "smart" whatever that means. He is recommending we invest in new ones.

I now have two "smart" TV's, and have yet to use a single feature, ever. If I want Netflix, that comes through TiVo or Apple [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:45 PM

Re: Considering this

We bought similar furniture for my father's condo for a different reason: because it's easier for elders to get up and down from a "high" chair than from one that sits low. It wasn't until we got it to his place and put it on the porch that [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:02 PM

Re: The future, or what's left of it.

So I said I would respond to some of the comments in the thread, and here it is:

I'd like to think that public, self-driving cars would replace private cars, but I don't think that fits our psychology; after all, we replaced perfectly [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:36 PM

Re: The Power of Religion

The problem for the RC Church as a moral arbiter in this situation should be obvious. It's ahrd to be a moral exemplar when your priests rape little kids and your bishops support Latin American dictators.

Where did you ever get that [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Atheist Fools board. 11:42 AM

The Power of Religion

Now here's what I was talking about:

U.S. Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children

After protesters shouting “Go home” turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:30 AM

How the Recession Reshaped the Economy

An interesting series of graphics in the NYT showing which businesses have prospered and which have not since the onset of the 2008 recession.

Scroll across the first to see everything collapsed - and uncollapsed - then click down the [more]

Thu Jul 24

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:34 PM

Re: I believe in freedom of religion

Regarding italics you have to use the HTML formatting characters. For italics they are < i > and < /i > (with the spaces removed...I had to put space in or it would do it instead of display it).

I don't know why html has [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Atheist Fools board. 3:02 PM

I believe in freedom of religion

..just not if it's atheists who want to do the talking.

Rejected atheist booth in Mich. city hall draws lawsuit

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union in Michigan and two other groups filed a federal [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:56 PM

Re: No longer economical to operate

It doesn't matter how well run a nuclear power plant is. They will never be able to compete against negative prices from the competition. Another advantage for the wind farms are the Renewable Portfolio Standards established in many of the states. [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Words, Words, Words board. 2:45 PM

Chronicle

For those who like to great word usage over time, here's a little gizmo that tracks it in the pages of the New York Times.

http://chronicle.nytlabs.com/

It's called "Chronicle", [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:08 AM

Re: Still BROKEN

It is becoming so bad that I don't want to visit the Fool site anymore.

I am getting the "server not responding" error message many times a day. About half the time I click a link (or "submit" or [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 8:48 AM

Re: new phone / old phone

Thanks, I will do that...however...

The issue was that in transferring the phone over I also changed the Apple ID password (Mrs. Goofy had changed it, unbeknownst to me, so I changed it again when it wouldn't let me in).;

Anyway, I [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 8:21 AM

new phone / old phone

Mrs. Goofy's business has just provided her with a new 5S, so I have transferred what I could (smaller memory) from her old 4S.

The new phone is comletely operational; it takes phone calls, text messages, etc. But when I go on a third iOS [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 7:43 AM

Re: MSFT not learning from its mistakes

For Enterprise customers the attraction is that the one device meets almost all uses fairly well. So for a single (negotiable) cost you can meet the employees computing needs, and have this work easily with a Microsoft back-end that the [more]

Wed Jul 23

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:47 PM

Re: Where to invest next?

FWIW, there are a quite number of ETFs that invest in dividend paying stocks.

Yes. The two that I have are VIG and SDY, both dividend oriented etf's. The overall payout is a bit less than I get on my own (and there are expenses, [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:38 PM

Re: Christian supernatural missionary

I wonder if they are located right next to Ralph's Spoilsport* Motors?

The world's largest new used and used new car dealership, here in the city of ... emphysema.

Goofy
"why he's no fun, he fell right over."

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