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John3haha posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:18 AM

Extremely OT - A revised note for Wendy

Good morning,

Struck by Wendy's post some time back about her breast cancer, I wrote something which does not fit into any traditional definition of METAR. Still, some folks seemed to like that poem expressing empathy. An online magazine [more]

Thu Jun 25

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John3haha posted to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 8:24 AM

Wolf Among Us

I picked this game up in the Steam sale, and have a qualified recommendation if folks are interested. To begin, if you know anything about the graphic novels generally referred to as Fables, this is the source material and I consider those books to [more]

Tue Jun 23

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John3haha replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:39 AM

Re: Union Pacific

A few thoughts in no particular order, and I would love to hear what others think of UNP:

I like several elements of this business, and S&P's stock side analyst is quite positive on UNP with a projected 12 month return of 36%. I like [more]

Fri Jun 19

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John3haha replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:56 AM

Re: More Insurance Company Antics

When an insurance company appears to be trying to deceive policy holders and there is a material potential negative consequence to the rates charged to those policy holders, I get interested. It seems to me there is a broad swath of the U.S. [more]

Wed May 13

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John3haha replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:06 PM

Re: OT: L

I do not understand L well, and apologize if this was covered earlier, but wondered how folks got comfortable with the company realizing material losses on sales of subsidiaries during 2014.

I find it notably hard to evaluate the valuation [more]

Mon Apr 27

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John3haha replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:01 PM

Re: Wealth, Energy, and Work

Shifting from the lofty to a more mundane chorus of, "this core idea makes sense" I'd like to share an anecdote from an outstanding real estate agent who helped us buy a house in the Triad area of North Carolina.

"money makes [more]

Fri Apr 3

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John3haha replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:40 PM

Re: Negative Article on Clayton Homes

I have worked in a different area of the lending world, both bank and finance company, for years and think this article looks biased toward the negative for a couple reasons. I do not have a lot of time today, but:

1. The emotional slant of [more]

Wed Apr 1

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John3haha replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 8:15 AM

Re: XCOM: Enemy Unkown

I would agree and slightly strengthen Simon's comment, if you think you will only play this twice I would try the vanilla game first and then the expansion. Without using a spoiler, there was one substantial change I found interesting in the [more]

Mon Mar 30

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John3haha replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 4:36 PM

Re: [PC] Pillars of Eternity out today!

I'm maybe a dozen hours into playing, and it has potential. It has quite a distance to go before the resonance of Planescape Torment, but they are doing something interesting with a kind of modified waking dream state which might really gel in time. [more]

Wed Mar 25

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John3haha replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:49 PM

Re: Totally OT: Need your good wishes

OK, I will indulge in posting one revision. This is far, far from where I'd like it but...

There is a woman I have not met, an economist
with the written voice of fine silver bells,
grappling hard words; oncotype scores,
node [more]

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John3haha replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:36 AM

Re: Totally OT: Need your good wishes

Two quick follow ups, my Jewish friend Karen wrote to say she certainly will say a Mi Shebeirach for you.

This is a fairly raw first draft, but I felt the urge to write something myself:

There is a woman I have not met, between [more]

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John3haha replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:03 AM

Re: Totally OT: Need your good wishes

To briefly de-lurk, I am not Jewish but had the priveledge of working with a somewhat prominent woman from the local Jewish community and asked her to pray on your behalf. My acquaintence, who I would like to become a friend, has created some [more]

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