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Thu Dec 14

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JamesBrown replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:34 PM

Re: popular California??

1poorguy: I went to Arvada Sr High. :-)

Whoah. I grew up in Arvada. Lived on the 8200 block between Sheridan and Wadsworth Blvds, less than 4 miles from Arvada Senior High. I didn't attend that school because my parents sent me to [more]

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JamesBrown replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:03 PM

Re: popular California??

1poorguy: We have had a lot of CA folks migrate to Phx.

I saw this in Colorado years ago. I grew up in Denver, went to college out of state. By the time I was established enough in my career, I was unable to move back to my home [more]

Wed Dec 13

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JamesBrown replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:24 PM

Re: Tax bill & Doug Jones

"Doug Jones should be seated immediately — before we vote again on the tax bill. Alabama voters deserve to have their voice heard in this fight."


"Let the people decide!"

I recall a Mitch [more]

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JamesBrown made a pick in CAPS. 10:56 AM

Alteryx, Inc. Class A (AYX) will Outperform the S&P 500

Wed Dec 6

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JamesBrown posted to the Atheist Fools board. 6:23 PM

AlphaZero Destroys Stockfish

https://www.chess.com/news/view/google-s-alphazero-destroys-...

A little more than a year after AlphaGo sensationally won against the [more]

Tue Dec 5

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JamesBrown posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:14 AM

The Koala and the Lizard

Koala was sitting in a tree eating leaves when Lizard walked by.

"Hello, Lizard, my friend," said Koala. "Why don't you come on up and enjoy this fine day with me?"

So Lizard climbed the tree, sat next to [more]

Sat Dec 2

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JamesBrown replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:04 PM

Re: OT: Bitcoin observation

One advantage of gold is that processing a transaction doesn't consumer 275kWh of electricity, adding up to around 29 TWh/year globally these days.
For a sense of scale, that's around 1.55% of aggregate global nuclear power station
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JamesBrown replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:58 PM

Re: There's still time to stop tax bill

Obsolete technology??

Do people still fax?

I'm old and I don't fax anymore. Scan and email is much more efficient.


Efficient, definitely. But it's easy to ignore an e-mail, isn't it? I've been [more]

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JamesBrown replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:46 PM

Re: There's still time to stop tax bill

I just learned that my senator, Ted Cruz, no longer accepts faxes at his office.

I'm sure there's a good reason.

Fri Dec 1

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JamesBrown replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:01 PM

Re: Trump is Cracking Up

to which he responded by going after a different Theresa May on Twitter,

White House: All Women Named Theresa Represent Real Threat

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Just hours after Donald J. Trump mistakenly sent an [more]

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JamesBrown made a pick in CAPS. 1:42 PM

LGI Homes (LGIH) will Outperform the S&P 500

Tue Nov 28

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JamesBrown replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 10:00 PM

Re: Beating the market

Give a person a fish, and feed him for a day.

Teach a person to fish and feed him for a lifetime.


Teach a person risk arbitrage and you can bankrupt his whole village.

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JamesBrown replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:39 PM

Re: The ladies left behind

It seems impossible to prepare for, but perhaps it helps to talk about it in advance.

Every year, between Christmas and New Year's Eve, I write a letter to my wife titled, "In the Event of My Death." In it I track all [more]

Mon Nov 27

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JamesBrown replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:47 AM

Re: OT: Jim Chanos on Tesla

Umm: Until EV manufacturers find a way to get the charge times down at least into the ballpark they will at best be a supplemental vehicle.

That's been my sticking point. Re-charging an EV at this point seems to be better [more]

Fri Nov 24

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JamesBrown replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 10:38 PM

Re: My portfolio at the end of Nov 2017

Something about these numbers don't look right to me...

Square from 17.50 to 35.20, up 179.1%

I thought perhaps you miscalculated the percentage gain, but no. It's the closing price that's off (currently 48.86, [more]

Thu Nov 23

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JamesBrown replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:07 AM

Re: Happy thanksgiving...

Have a wonderful day! What are y'all doing/eating?

Now that we're empty nesters, my wife doesn't want to spend half a day destroying the kitchen to cook for just the two of us.

So we're starting today with a [more]

Tue Nov 21

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JamesBrown replied to the Great Movies board. 9:53 AM

Re: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Agreed. Nice, classic Old-Hollywood feel, from an era when people dressed up to attend a motion picture. Sumptuous setting, engaging dialogue, and enough differences from the novel to be entertaining.

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JamesBrown replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:47 AM

Re: Garage Door Openers

GoofyHoofy: There are some jobs which you should leave to the pros and happily pay for their expertise. This is one of them.

Agreed. My garage door became stuck, and the guy that came out took one look and saw the one spring was [more]

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JamesBrown posted to the Atheist Fools board. 6:26 AM

My Representative Sends an Email

My U.S. Representative sent his constituents an e-mail:

Reagan would be proud

Hi Friends ?

This week, I voted for the House passage of the biggest tax cut overhaul since Ronald Reagan’s presidency: the Tax Cuts [more]

Fri Nov 17

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JamesBrown made a pick in CAPS. 4:08 PM

Square (SQ) will Outperform the S&P 500
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