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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 51 minutes ago

Re: Anyone Deal with Blood Pressure?

We have your typical Dominoes, Pizza Hut, Pizza Inn, etc, but their pizzas really suck.


Domino's and Pizza Hut are to pizza what Miller and Bud are to beer. <LOL>

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1 hour ago

Re: Anyone Deal with Blood Pressure?

There are some independent places that are better, but they are nothing like that stuffed pizza you and I ate at ...can't remember, Giorno's (or something like that).


Giordano's. If you want they can ship you a pizza. Although it [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2 hours ago

Re: Anyone Deal with Blood Pressure?

Get something more flavorful.


I feel like I'm being lectured. Am I? <LOL>

You do realize that the story I recounted took place nearly 20 years ago, right?

I've never been much of a beer drinker, and never [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3 hours ago

Re: Anyone Deal with Blood Pressure?

Why? Pills are cheap and you can like keep abusing your body and then just take these magic pills and it makes everything okay. It's a bloody miracle.

Better living through chemistry.



Well, I take blood pressure meds, [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3 hours ago

Re: Anyone Deal with Blood Pressure?

My "reward" for not damaging the Rhododendrons was a trip into Noyo Harbor for a drink. The bar was a stinky, dark dank fisherman's bar. No frills, patrons missing at least one digit, and more than one eye patch. My professor and I sat [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3 hours ago

Re: Anyone Deal with Blood Pressure?

This week: 139/80 i.e not perfect, "pre-hypertension"

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Ideally you want the systolic number to be below 130. But 139 is not the end of the world. A bit high, but not too bad. And your diastolic
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Thu Sep 18

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:04 PM

Re: Arrrrgggghhhhhh.....

I long ago discovered you were not required to answer the phone from anyone whom you do not wish to speak.

#callerid #dontanswer



I've been employing that method for a number of years now. Keeps me out of a lot of [more]

Wed Sep 17

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:08 PM

Re: Tip Like An Eagle

he ate at the Philadelphia burger joint PTY (“Home of America’s Craaaziest Burgers”) with three friends and left a $0.20 tip on a $61.56 bill


Do we know the whole story? Maybe he left such a small tip because he got poor [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:46 PM

Re: Anti-Gun Billionaire Buys a Nazi Tank

I betcha it would be a box of fat organic squirrels, and a new carving knife. Uh uh....you b livin' da dream.


Nah. Art can get his squirrels for free.

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:45 PM

Re: Anti-Gun Billionaire Buys a Nazi Tank

I wonder what I'd buy if I had a million dollars? Sure would be fun to find out!

Art

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let me suggest a few things:a good ortho surgeon, 2 new hips, a brand new car and a wonderful vacation to Florida
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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:45 PM

Re: 46,496,145 Americans on food stamps

The government tell us people are starving yet we are obese. Which is it?


ELAINE: Remember Roy, the artist?

JERRY: Right, the "triangle" guy.

ELAINE: Exactly, the "triangle" [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:43 PM

Re: New English Language Usage

All of a sudden I'm picturing an older, gray-haired black lady who used to stand on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland and preach back in the day. She'd make up singsongs while she banged on her tambourine: "If you don't go to Heaven, you [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:40 AM

Re: Antarctic ice at highest level ever

Antarctic ice at highest level ever


But, see, that's irrelevant because it's just the Southern Hemisphere -- i.e., the part of the world where "nobody" lives. <grin>

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:31 AM

Re: New English Language Usage

Your answer doesn't explain why they respond differently. Is there a little man that exists independently inside each person, independent of their brain chemistry, their neurons, the biochemistry of the brain, that is able to make decisions [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:22 AM

Re: New English Language Usage

The reason I said that is because my wife and I have an old friend that went completely fundamentalist and started standing on street corners telling people they are going to hell. She was influenced by Kirk Cameron ministries. Became a street [more]

Tue Sep 16

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:37 PM

Re: Sweat Shop Conditions

So sorry to hear this. All the employees at the Chipotle nearest me (Belmont and Broadway in Chicago) seem pretty cheerful to me. They seem to genuinely enjoy their jobs.

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:30 PM

Re: Alert the Atheists Part II

There is no choice. Some people like vanilla and another likes chocolate. It all depends on your taste buds and how your brain interprets the information that is input-ed into it. What your brain perceives and how it is interpreted. [more]

Mon Sep 15

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:33 PM

Re: Ahhhh, The Paper Of Record

FNC/CINO talkers have to make the NYT the bogeyman (boogity man?)


ELAINE: Brett said you ran away from him, as if he were the boogityman.

JERRY: Boogeyman.

ELAINE: Boogey?!

JERRY: I'm quite sure.

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:22 PM

Re: Baron

I just sent you a reply.

Thanks for alerting me, because my Fool account is tied to an email address I rarely use and check very infrequently.

Sun Sep 14

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:56 PM

Re: Potassium and Diet

I don't see how the heck people can consume 4500 mg's.


Lots of fruits and vegetables.

Don't do potassium supplements without talking to your doctor.

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