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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:27 PM

Re: The election process in this country...

Why do you hate America?

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PSUEngineer posted to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 3:29 PM

Toyota Highlander reaches 150k miles

My 2008 Toyota Highlander has reached 150k miles. Actually, it is at 153k miles. It reached 150k back in December. I procrastinated writing this post. This vehicle has been my most reliable one yet. I have not made one repair to the vehicle. All I [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Great Movies board. 3:21 PM

Re: Groundhog Day

After a few years, I can see Phil drop the whole "A thousand bucks for a lesson" line and just tell her "A thousand bucks to borrow your piano for an hour." But then it would be even more odd for her to claim him as her [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:13 PM

Re: North Korea 'executes military chief

Are you applying for the job?

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retirement Investing board. 2:16 PM

Re: Working an extra year not worth it?

I wouldn't trust them to have their servers adequately secured, so I wouldn't give them the information at all. Which of course means they won't give me a mortgage, so there's no point in applying to them.

The last time I looked, you [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:11 PM

Re: How to send a secure email

I wouldn't trust them to have their servers adequately secured, so I wouldn't give them the information at all. Which of course means they won't give me a mortgage, so there's no point in applying to them.

Do you trust a mortgage [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 12:47 PM

Re: Succinct explanation of NFL hypocrisy

I could case less about this topic.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:37 PM

Re: what carbon emissions?

Please clarify something, because my memory is not precise on this point. Did this regulation stem from an international conference on climate change that the POTUS does not want to call a treaty, because a treaty has to be approved by the Senate, [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Great Movies board. 10:44 AM

Re: Groundhog Day

...at the party at the end of the night the piano teacher is "so proud" of "my student" because he totally rocks on the keyboard. But in her world she should have known him only since that afternoon. All of the 5 or 10 years of [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:05 AM

Re: what carbon emissions?

Stay or no stay of the law, nothing is different today for even for the rest of this year as far as the law.

There are some differences. For one, state's were required to submit their initial 111(d) plans by September. Some states are [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:23 AM

Re: what carbon emissions?

"61 Percent of Public Supports Clean Power Plan in States Suing to Stop It"

It doesn't matter. The states are suing on the legality of the plan, not the merits of the plan. It doesn't matter how good the CPP could be for the [more]

Tue Feb 9

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PSUEngineer replied to the Imp This Ride board. 11:24 PM

Re: Update an old Open Letter

DH and I were long distance for two years before marriage and for the first six months after.

It's hard.

I don't recommend it to the faint of heart. Also, I recommend a move for one of you BEFORE getting married and having a
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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:04 PM

Re: what carbon emissions?

Sounds like even the coal lobby was surprised the court ruled in their favor.

Jeff Holmstead, a lawyer for coal-powered utilities that challenged the rule, said the court has never before blocked an EPA rule.


This article [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Tax Strategies board. 1:58 PM

Re: Tax software vs online solutions

My personal financial information is between me and the tax agencies.

How do you get your tax return to the tax agency? If you send by USPS, there may be multiple people who touch your return before it arrives as the tax agency. I [more]

Sun Feb 7

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PSUEngineer posted to the First World Problems board. 12:41 AM

I'm tired

In December, I completed an 1800 page report. This week, I finally finished a 13,000 page report.

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PSUEngineer replied to the First World Problems board. 12:39 AM

Re: 2015 taxes

Welcome to the club.

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Sat Feb 6

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PSUEngineer replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 12:45 PM

Re: Buying?

2. Any car is going to need a new timing belt at roughly 100,000 miles. That's gonna be $1,000 to $1,500, ore when they tell you "as long as we're in there, we might as well do the [fill in the blank] or we're gonna have to tear everything [more]

Thu Feb 4

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PSUEngineer replied to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 12:08 AM

Re: Worst Ever Super Bowl Quarterback

DVOA was also relative to the league.

They were not basing the analysis on the raw numbers, but those numbers compared to league in that season.


Did you not read my post or did you just conveniently skip the [more]

Wed Feb 3

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:58 PM

Re: New energy program in France

[Tim -> -> big ploink]

I'm sure he's crushed.

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Tue Feb 2

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PSUEngineer replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 1:27 PM

Re: To buy now or not...

Over the last few years, I’ve had several breakdowns while on the road and made good use of my AAA membership (the 100-mile tow option has been well worthwhile).

If a car is stranding me on the side of a road, it's gone. I'm buying [more]

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