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Fri Jan 13

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JeanDavid replied to the Income Investor boards. 7:42 PM

Thu Jan 12

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:33 PM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

Friden came out with two electro-mechanical calculators.

The Friden was a very nice calculator. You could do division on them too. And they even had a button in case you divided by zero by mistake. If you tried it (I was a high-school [more]

Wed Jan 11

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:17 PM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

I also have a circular slide rule but it was too slow for me so I've never really used it.

I had a circular slide rule, about 10" in diameter, for calculated d=R*T with an extra hand that could be clamped to one of the others [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:20 PM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

I served on squadron for 5 years after training. I learned all kinds of great stuff. Astronomy, weather, hand plotting, map making. I loved it. I learned how to use a sextant and a driftmeter and other gadgets that no longer exist.

Now my
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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:32 AM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

Maybe some day there will be a resurgence of the quaint skill-set.

I few Swiss still retain the skill, knowledge, and tools to make self-winding wrist watches.

And a few archaeologists know how to make ax heads and spear points
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Tue Jan 10

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JeanDavid replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 8:55 PM

Re: IPO????

A long time ago, I thought to buy 100 shares of Red Hat Inc (I use their sofware) for sentimental reasons, but the suggested IPO price was just too much. It went way up on opening day, and then dropped a whole lot. I skipped it. Since then they have [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:21 AM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

Maybe some day there will be a resurgence of the quaint skill-set.

I few Swiss still retain the skill, knowledge, and tools to make self-winding wrist watches.

Mon Jan 9

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:02 PM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

Ah, I miss the days of the old 4x5 dip and dunk. A 75x25 inch sink with its' Lawler Valve water temp. control. Sigh..

I do not miss them because I still have them. Well, I still have three half-gallon stainless steel tanks, and [more]

Sat Jan 7

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JeanDavid replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 3:35 PM

Re: Stm

What do you think Of STM (stmicroelectonics) at $10.79?
Is a good long term stock to hold?


What do you think of BRK.A (Berkshire-Hathaway Class A) at $245,394.00?
Is it a good long term stock to hold?

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:47 AM

Re: Router Problem

That button reset your router to it's original factory defaults.

Right. My Verizon (FiOS) router has IP address 192.168.1.1 as default IP address and I need it to be 192.168.0.1 because the default is a link to another computer [more]

Thu Jan 5

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JeanDavid replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 5:45 PM

Re: Investment for my 6yr old Daughter

Remember, the price per share as well as the number of shares outstanding are just a function of the market value of that company. Let's say you have two identical companies worth $500m. One has 10m shares worth $50 each, and the other has 50m [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Tax Strategies board. 12:32 PM

Re: Dividend Tax

For a individual who is neither a US citizen nor US resident, reside in Singapore trading US share.

What can be done to avoid or reduce the 30% dividend tax?


Sell all your shares in companies that pay dividends and invest in [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:26 PM

Re: Ink cartridges

Anyone send them in for payment? Any recommendations?

I get most of my cartridges from HP, when they are on sale. But my local Staples store is less than a mile from here, and they give credit for the empty ones. So when I get a [more]

Wed Jan 4

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JeanDavid posted to the Improve the Fool board. 7:25 AM

my.fool.com no longer works.

For years, my home page has been my.fool.com .

Now when I try to go there, I get:
The page isn't redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for [more]

Tue Jan 3

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JeanDavid replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 7:40 PM

Re: MJPI

I'm brand new to trading I'm thinking this is a pump and dump it has gone from .40 to 4.81 today at close in 3 weeks. I keep getting emails it's going to $15 by end of Jan hahah. I'm tempted to buy butt the email [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Verizon Communications board. 10:35 AM

Re: The Race for 5G

As far as the speed race, I cannot say what my Verizon cell phone does, but my FiOS connection to my desktop, advertised at 75 Megabits/sec Down and 75 Megabits/sec up does this from here to NYC (about 60 miles away):
Download Speed: 98442 [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:10 AM

Re: Linux on a Chromebook for Minecraft

There is a Linux board here. This is the first post:

http://boards.fool.com/greetings-fool-11846965.aspx

It is not very active, but not dead.

Fri Dec 30

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JeanDavid replied to the Railroads board. 5:33 PM

Re: Illinois to double fines

The school bus crash a few years ago when bus driven by a substitute driver failed to clear the tracks while waiting for a traffic signal just over the tracks.

There is a video on-line of a school bus stuck between two crossing gates [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 1:20 PM

Re: Tiny fonts

If I don't set the minimum font size to 11 the font size is way too small,

Make that "font size to 12"


My font is set to Liberation Mono 22

And now my browser size is set to 120%.

On a 19" [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Railroads board. 9:34 AM

Re: Illinois to double fines

<I.One of my issues with vehicles going around crossing gates is that there is not enough of a deterrence. Here seems to be a step in the right direction.

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