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ItsGoingUp replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 17 minutes ago

Re: "Loans" to Friends

Many years ago a co-worker got in a tight spot and needed some money he didn't have. I made him a loan. I think I gave him a piece of paper to sign with a proposed payment schedule. I don't remember if I charged him anything for it. In any [more]

Wed May 25

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:22 PM

Re: Depressing day

Maybe you'll like Kevin Drum's take on it:
http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2016/05/ig-report-clin...

-IGU-

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:18 PM

Re: Self-driving cars? Nobody wants one

Self-driving cars are going to take a while to get past regulatory hurdles, not to mention getting the public to accept the whole concept.

Once it is proven that accident rates are much lower, and therefore insurance companies start [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:38 PM

Re: The Big Uneasy

Kids pushing the boundaries, rebelling against whatever's available. You know that when they're older they'll be utterly embarrassed at how clueless they were.

When I went off to school in the early '70s I had read about and [more]

Tue May 24

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:19 PM

Re: Self-driving cars? Nobody wants one

And people didn't want to give up their horses either. So what?

-IGU-

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Free For All Economics board. 12:16 PM

Re: Beyond Meat Is Murder

I've tried their Beast Burger, which is pretty good:
http://beyondmeat.com/products/view/the-beast-burger
Too expensive to eat regularly though. Same for their other [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Apple board. 11:32 AM

Re: Apple Analysis

Mycroft,

This is not the place to be selling investment services. Please go away.

I note that rayvt is not impressed:
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Mon May 23

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:39 PM

Re: Trump: "Yes" to Climate Change

A permit application for the wall...

What I want to know is how he plans to get Mexico to pay for it.

-IGU-

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Apple board. 5:23 PM

Re: good apple news

Ambitious order. They're really expecting iPhone 7 to explode, aren't they?

No, you've been listening to too many idiots screaming about how Apple is doomed. Apple is apparently (if you believe these estimates are true) expecting [more]

Sat May 21

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Apple board. 7:47 PM

Re: Long time Apple stock holder

You'll probably get more useful answers over on the Retirement Investing board:
http://boards.fool.com/retirement-investing-100154.aspx?mid=...

There's [more]

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Apple board. 1:27 AM

Apple does windows

The new SF store:
http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/19/11715726/apple-flagship-st...
And then there's the windows. The entire, 42-foot [more]

Fri May 20

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 5:51 PM

Secret Shame!

Just in case anybody here missed this gem:
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/05/my-secre...
The answer: 47 percent of respondents said [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Value Hounds board. 5:38 PM

Re: OT 47% and $400

I found that piece crazy-making. I was repeated gob-smacked by the idiocy of the guy. It is written with a confessional tone, but it's clear that he never ever had any understanding of why things went wrong, and he continues to not have a [more]

Thu May 19

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:47 AM

Re: Hey Bernie ......

many (if not most, or even all) of his donors are giving him money despite the fact that he can't win the nomination

This donor stopped giving him money once his pursuit of the nomination became silly. And I contributed way more to [more]

Tue May 17

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:23 PM

Re: The Difficulty of Finding Qualified Workers

Likely Tesla jumped at the work from ISM Vuzem as it was likely significantly less than quotes from contractors utilizing domestic workers.

You didn't actually read Tesla's statement, did you? Or maybe you didn't understand it. Vuzem [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Falling Knives board. 11:26 AM

Re: FKA:AAPL

... whose phone has not had a major update for more than 18 months....

People keep repeating this and similar statements as though they have some truth to them. But they are nonsense.

The update to iPhone 6 (September, 2014) [more]

Fri May 13

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:43 AM

My favorite historian on Trump again

Here's the latest from my favorite American historian's blog:
http://4quarters10dimes.blogspot.com/2016/05/news-and-update...

Not a lot of politics in this [more]

Wed May 11

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Math board. 7:34 PM

Re: Tom Apostol has died

... its first edition appeared in 1961, so it has been in use now for 55 years...

I'm not so sure the first edition was the gold standard of its time, which is why I went with almost fifty years -- the second edition is copyright [more]

Tue May 10

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Climate Change board. 9:45 PM

Nice visualization

... of rising temperatures:
http://gizmodo.com/one-of-the-most-convincing-climate-change...

-IGU-

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