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Goofyhoofy replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4 hours ago

Re: Living below your means

Mortgage paid off early through frugal living and extra payments.

Not to put too fine a point on it, but a mortgage is, by definition, "not cash." It's "a loan." Credit. Where you don't "have cash" to [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:35 PM

Re: Living below your means

From as far back as I can remember, my parents taught us, "if you can't afford it for cash, you can't afford it."

Your parents never had a mortgage? Cool.

I'm fairly certain there were no trees I could barter [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Climate Change board. 8:47 PM

Re: Prius: love or loath?

the trials and tribulations of the Prius

The trials and tribulations?

May 29 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Jamie Butters reports that Toyota Motor Corp.’s Prius, a niche oddity when it went on sale 15 years ago, jumped [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 8:18 AM

Re: Apple's Hotel California

And as great as Microsoft is/was, they never had profits to the scale that Apple has,

Another fantasy. Where d you get this stuff? Apple is *just now catching up0 to Microsoft*

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:42 PM

Re: maybe TSLA just "Jumped The Shark"

2.) The batteries in the electric cars must be manufactured, and when they are no longer working properly, they must be disposed of.

Lead acid batteries for cars are recycled about 96%-98% of the time.
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Goofyhoofy posted to the I See DEAD PEOPLE board. 8:58 AM

Nelson Bunker Hunt, former billionaire

When I was just getting started in radio I worked at a small station in Bangor, Maine: A daytimer, which started the broadcast day at 6AM. And I was the morning guy, groggily turning on the transmitter, making myself a coffee, and starting the [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:41 AM

Re: 2-Question Test For Ebola

A travel ban was implement for those that even just 'entered the room' of the Dallas ebola patient, yet we are consistently told that a ban on travel from the areas where ebola is epidemic won't work .... Huh? The President of the United States [more]

Tue Oct 21

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Conservative Fools board. 11:09 PM

Re: What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens Left

But what would happen if all 20 million or more vacated America ?

It would be interesting indeed, because the best estimates are that there are about 12 million illegals in the US. So there would be 8 million non-existent humans who [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:54 PM

Re: Norwegian Oil Workers Make Too Much?

How come BusinessWeek never says CEOs make too much?

Actually, of the six major investment publications (Fortune, Forbes, BusinessWeek, WSJ, Barron's, IBD), BusinessWeek is probably the best at pointing this [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:12 PM

Re: Lowest bid

I mean he never hesitated to make the corrections, but sheesh! How can you put out bids like that???

They don't make money when they're putting out bids, they only make it when they're working. And much of the time customers will say [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 10:02 PM

Re: Network Effects and App Development

When you consider quality of apps, the number of important apps, the revenue generated, etc. there is no comparison. If you deny that, you're either ignorant or lying.

I guess I'm ignorant or lying. The only other possibility is that [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the I See DEAD PEOPLE board. 8:27 PM

Ben Bradlee, 93

Washington Post managing editor during Watergate

Good, and long obits in both the Times and the Post

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:30 PM

Re: N.C. Insurance rates to soar 25-35%. Thanks

That's the same as saying that everybody has to pay more car insurance so a few accident prone drunk drivers can continue to drive.

What an absurd comeback. The houses don't move. They are insured the same even though the [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 8:24 AM

Re: Network Effects and App Development

Since the start of the App Store, iPhone has completely dominated the attention and efforts of app developers.

Which is why there is an identical number of apps for each platform, even though Android has had less time to produce [more]

Mon Oct 20

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:15 PM

N.C. Insurance rates to soar 25-35%. Thanks O.

North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow insurance costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements with customers.
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Goofyhoofy replied to the Television Banter board. 10:43 AM

Re: Madame Secretary

Just finished watching the pilot and found it pretty watchable. Of course I have been a Tea Leoni fan for a long time, so that helps.

I can see them setting up the future conflicts, though, which is just stupid. The President's Chief of [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:35 AM

John Oliver v. the Supreme Court

VIDEO: John Oliver's Brilliant, Hilarious Solution to the No Cameras in the Supreme Court Rule

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 9:14 PM

Re: Bye bye, Bose

Did you know that Steve Jobs was hearing impaired? The Ipod earphones were pretty shitty as well.

20,000 Apple employees at the time, and Steve Jobs is the only one who bothered to listen before they struck the deal?

Quaint [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:11 PM

Re: Ginsburg Rips TX Voter ID Law

PS Are you saying they wouldn't lie and falsely check 'citizen' because they are worried about getting deported? If so, I just broke my hip when I fell over laughing.

Yes, illegal aliens, who tremble at the thought of being pulled [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:29 PM

Re: Ginsburg Rips TX Voter ID Law

I'll ask again. In order to become a registered voter for a federal election, what information would you need to provide?

Full name, address, date of birth, telephone number (optional), social security or driver's license number. [more]

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