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Fri Jan 22

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Retrograde replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:57 PM

Re: Ba-wa-wa

If he had insurance coverage elsewhere while the enrollment period for insurance through his employment in the Senate was going on, he could have opted out of it. If so, he can't sign up for it again until the next enrollment [more]

Sun Jan 17

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Retrograde replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:26 PM

Re: Weird Electrical Killing Sonicare Toothbrushes

I have an inexpensive outlet tester that will show whether an outlet is connected properly. This is one I have:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000RUL2UU

This model [more]

Fri Jan 15

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Retrograde replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 11:27 PM

Re: You had one job

The only -- the only -- thing I like about office work is the camaraderie that comes from getting something done together, along with all the BS and joking that goes on when you're sitting with a group of very smart people. I never got that in my [more]

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Retrograde replied to the Television Banter board. 12:22 AM

Re: Sheldon and Amy

Reminds me of when Shatner told a bunch of Trekkies to "get a life".

I seem to recall that was in a Saturday Night Live skit. I think the skit was Shatner speaking at a Star Trek convention and finally letting loose on [more]

Mon Jan 11

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Retrograde replied to the An Open Letter board. 3:38 AM

Re: An Open Letter

To all the folks that only play the lotto when it's at exorbitant amounts: Sooooo, when it's only at, saaaaay, a mere 20 mil, that's not enough for ye?

The return on investment isn't enough at only 20 million.

Sun Dec 13

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Retrograde replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:27 PM

Re: Independent voters don't count.

Even though they [independents] make up about 40% of the electorate, they don't count in primary politics.

Independents can vote in primaries -- and often do.

I have in the past registered as a Dem to vote in a Presidential [more]

Sun Nov 29

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Retrograde replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:57 PM

Re: Poll: 2015-2016 flu shot

Get the shot to protect those you come in contact with who cannot protect themselves.

I'm very sorry for your loss.

I agree that younger, healthy people have a responsibility to do what they can to not expose vulnerable [more]

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Retrograde replied to the An Open Letter board. 11:52 PM

Re: An Open Letter

Wal-Mart is not my friend...I learned today that if you buy something on Black Friday and find out later that it is broken, you can exchange it, but if it is after Black Friday, then you have to pay the difference in the price.

I [more]

Thu Nov 19

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Retrograde replied to the An Open Letter board. 4:16 AM

Re: An Open Letter

So it may be silly to ask, but is this really a thing?

I recall the rhyme from when we were kids but fortunately beans don't cause that reaction in me.* I used to think it was more of an urban myth or joke.




*kale on [more]

Mon Nov 9

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Retrograde replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 9:26 PM

Re: Guns on busses

I'd like to see seatbelts on buses first...

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Retrograde replied to the An Open Letter board. 9:25 PM

Re: An Open Letter

I know there is an algorithm they use to choose which memories to suggest. I'd be curious to know what that algorithm is.

First guess are old posts that got a lot of comments, likes or views when they were originally posted. So that [more]

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Retrograde replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:09 AM

Re: I pays to insist

I'm surprised at your surprise! Why wouldn't a business accept any legal tender regardless of denomination?

A number of businesses post that they don't take anything over $20 and also have signs stating "register doesn't have [more]

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Retrograde replied to the Real Estate Investing board. 1:00 AM

Re: Too Much to Consider?

Would you be financing the property? If yes, then I would wonder whether the mortgage company would need to approve these plans.

Last time I was in the market for a house, there were different guidelines for a multi-family mortgage (higher [more]

Sat Nov 7

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Retrograde replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:00 PM

Re: I pays to insist

I think the cashier was trying to rob me.

Could be -- that's a common scam.

"You gave me a ten not a twenty."

It's actually lucky that (1) you used a unique enough bill that they could quickly identify the [more]

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Retrograde replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 6:31 AM

Re: Marketing hype

Ah a cheap thing. We can go out. I'll get some Applebees coupons

She is waaay out of your league.

Thu Oct 1

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Retrograde replied to the Real Estate Investing board. 11:52 PM

Re: Getting started

...the property will likely need to be managed by a Property Management firm – I’ve identified a few in the area but I’m not sure how obtrusive I can be in interviewing them/sizing them up as property managers.

I am curious -- why [more]

Sat Sep 26

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Retrograde posted to the Women's Health Issues board. 4:35 PM

Leg cramps

I know this isn't just a women's health issue but the folks here are very helpful. : )

For over 3 weeks now I've been getting intermittent leg cramps. They are way different from my usual ones that may be in one calf. It has been years since [more]

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