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Mon Aug 24

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:51 AM

Re: Happy 10yr Anniversary for Mungofitch!

Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow.

And never put off until tomorrow what you can put off until next week.

Wed Aug 19

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JeanDavid replied to the Income Investor boards. 6:06 AM

Sun Aug 16

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:37 PM

Re: OT: what is the big picture for OIL?

And how fast does sea level rise? Pretty sure it is slow enough that you can walk away from it to avoid drowning or even getting your feet wet.

To keep things close to home, how about your asking the people in Norfolk, VA. about sea [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 4:40 AM

Re: geico ads

I use Adblock+, so I do not get any ads.

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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 4:36 AM

Re: Signature function

I have looked all over the boards and can't find any way to set up a signature that will appear at the bottom of every post. I asked around and a lot of the folks who have been here for awhile and have a signature just cut and paste it from a Word [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:30 AM

Re: way way OT

Many pundits are suggesting that 7 users not bother, unless there is something in 10 you really want, which is relatively rare.
Revisit the question of what seems best when support for 7 ends, or the first
time you are forced to upgrade to
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Sat Aug 15

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:06 PM

Re: OT: what is the big picture for OIL?

Here is a web site concerned with climate prediction, using models that are less than 30 years old.

http://www.climateprediction.net/

In particular:

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:32 AM

Re: 3Squad.com Scam

I was recently contacted by computer technicians at a company by the name of 3Squad stating hackers are looking at my computer system and I need Internet Security protection.

They normally tell me that they are from Microsoft Security [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:21 AM

Re: OT: what is the big picture for OIL?

Oil isn't going away, it's just a function of what price it will have to sell at to meet world demand.

I disagree. I think oil must go away in the same way that coal must go away. Long before we are unable to find any more, we will [more]

Fri Aug 14

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:55 AM

Re: Lenovo Keeps Shooting itself in the Foot...

Lots of old cold warriors around it would seem.

I guess so. In the early 1960s, I worked at Sierra Research Corporation and was one of the designers of a stationkeeping radar system for ASW. It was a project for the U.S.Navy, and our [more]

Wed Aug 12

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:44 PM

Re: OT: what is the big picture for OIL?

One thing to remember in all of this is that crude oil leads to far more products that simply those used as fuel.

Right: at some point we well not be able to burn the remaining oil, not because it will destroy the environment, not [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:36 AM

Re: OT(sort of): Belize is broke

What most people do, is save up money and then just build as much house as they can afford to build with cash, leaving things ready to add onto (like the rebar sticking up). Then they save some more money, and build a little more on the house, [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:32 AM

Re: OT: what is the big picture for OIL?

Slowing economies plus increased production when Iran comes out from under sanctions. Plus govts dependent on oil money to cover expenses
want to sell more oil to make up lost income with more volume.


Yup! Some slowing economies [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:28 AM

Re: Berkshire Ratings Cut by S&P or It may be c

PS. To Motley Fool administrator, please feel free to delete the first post. Thank you

That may not work.
Best way is for you to click your own post, the "Report This Post" option.

Mon Aug 10

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:56 PM

Re: 30+B Acquisition - PCP

Perhaps PCP might ship their products (some appear large, bulky, heavy) on BNSF.

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:53 PM

Re: 30+B Acquisition - PCP

Among other things we got the internet, email and GPS.

Well, we had e-mail, uucp for file transfers, and other such things on the UNIX operating System back in the early to mid 1970s at Bell labs, and that was done on a research [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:24 AM

Re: 30+B Acquisition - PCP

And let's not forget that swords are often pounded into truly excellent plowshares.

Right, we got space-war stuff (swords) and Tang (plowshares).

Sun Aug 9

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:11 AM

Re: Firefox Security Update

"Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser after exploit found"

Mine auto-updated August 6.

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:06 AM

Re: Q2, what a nightmare

It's also possible that someone may have accidentally clicked the "report it" button.

Jim has already explained what happened, but I would like to add something.

I have not hit the "report it" button in a [more]

Fri Aug 7

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:11 PM

Re: As BRK GETS BIGGER...

Question: If inflation is raging along at 9%, how come the Shadowstats guy never raises his prices?

I have not examined the books of his business. I have not even tried. I believe he makes most of his money from the individual [more]

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