HaltCatchFire

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Sat Aug 23

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:03 PM

Re: Did Dawkins just double down...

I find it depressing to be around her, because I can see the level of care she needs, and I fret what will become of her when her mom is gone. No evidence of siblings or other family.

There are places like this:
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Thu Aug 21

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:40 PM

Re: Pictures Of Special Forces From Around The W

I think they used the same picture for British and French naval special forces. That, or they look a whole lot alike.

The Danish team looks inhuman. Very creepy.

The Peruvians definitely win the award for best face paint. [more]

Tue Aug 19

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:16 PM

Re: Perry indicted

I can't wait to see his mug shot.

Wait no longer!

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Mon Aug 11

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:16 PM

Re: Ruling on NC voting case

A driver's license isn't the only kind of state-issued ID - most states now issue IDs for people who need an ID but don't want to drive. And I'm not too worried about the female, senior citizen group - they'll make sure they meet any requirement [more]

Sat Jul 19

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Major League Baseball board. 10:55 PM

Re: Andrian Beltre HOF???

Compare Beltre's career numbers:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/beltrad01-bat.sh...

Against career stats of actual HOF 3Bs:
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Wed Jul 9

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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 1:54 PM

Re: 5 years after the panic...

Nice pic.

got an alternate route?

They're called "bicycles" and they're fairly common. I have several in my garage right now. I've always favored mountain bikes over road bikes because they give you the option to [more]

Tue Jul 8

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HaltCatchFire posted to the TEOTWAWKI board. 1:39 PM

smallpox?!

You know how all known samples of smallpox are carefully stored at CDC in Atlanta and another site in Russia? That's true. Except for that box in the back of the closet....

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage [more]

Tue Jul 1

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 1:50 PM

Re: Junior Rifles

I can just imagine how the other Ann Arbor parents are going to react though. "My son is doing soccer and T-ball, what's Austin doing?" "Junior Rifles" *GASP!* "You let him shoot guns?!?" It's just not the Ann Arbor [more]

Mon Jun 23

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Millionaire Fools board. 11:17 PM

Re: Deep thoughts by jack handy

Personally I don't see the 4% rule as cast in concrete. Its only a guideline. To me it says when you get to 25x annual living expenses in investments you can begin to think about retiring.

For my own purposes the 4% rule has proven [more]

Tue Jun 10

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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 11:08 PM

Re: TrueCrypt compromised

I will still use TC, just not any algorithm that has anything to do with AES. Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is the one who had the NIS (National Institute of Standards) mess/edit the code.

Concerns about AES are probably [more]

Sun Jun 8

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Mutual Funds board. 10:39 PM

Re: Why Not Balanced Funds?

I disagree with your basic thesis that investing is too difficult for the average Joe. I believe most people can put together a couch potato portfolio with index funds or ETFs with a minimum of effort.

I do agree that balanced mutual funds [more]

Thu Jun 5

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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 11:10 PM

Re: TrueCrypt compromised

It's been over a week now with no further meaningful updates on this story. The trail is probably cold now.

What do we know?

* TrueCrypt was widely used by people who had need to hide things from government eyes. Edward Snowden has [more]

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HaltCatchFire replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:44 PM

Re: Blind spot alert

Thanks to my driving instructor and my parents for teaching me how to check my blind spot. You've saved me lots of money.

The Ancient and Honorable Fire Truck is now in its fifteenth year. My cow orkers feel that I'm due for a new [more]

Sun Jun 1

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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 3:07 PM

Re: News Stories That Make Me Say Huuuggh?

I've criticized this exact same article here before.
http://boards.fool.com/i-have-some-issues-with-this-article-...

Nothing [more]

Wed May 28

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HaltCatchFire posted to the TEOTWAWKI board. 10:47 PM

TrueCrypt compromised

If you're using TrueCrypt to encrpyt your digital files, you'll definitely want to read this:

Encryption Tool Endorsed By Snowden Abruptly Shuts Down

On Wednesday afternoon, the official website for the TrueCrypt [more]

Sun Jun 14

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HaltCatchFire wrote 3:00 PM

I don't much care for the new profile page layout.

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