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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:53 PM

Re: Sweet Home Chicago

Yes, but can perverts pick which bathroom to use?


Apparently the city is working on it.

I still subscribe to my former alderman's (James Cappleman, who happens to be a gay man) email newsletters so I can keep up [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:08 PM

Re: I can't reply to posts.

Yes, within a half hour of posting that, I tried again and found I was able to reply.

I was just hoping it was TMF and not my computer! Looks like it was.

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:39 PM

Re: The 'left" created HELL on earth

Doesn't Norway have the highest suicide rates in the world?


Dark, cold winters and bad TV will do that.

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:38 PM

Re: The 'left" created HELL on earth

I don’t think they ever were the "happiest" people in the world, but you could argue they have been the most "satisfied." They are good at appreciating the small things in life and making the most of what they have [more]

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TheBaronAndrew posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:21 PM

I can't reply to posts.

Getting some sort of "Oops!" message. Anyone else having this problem?

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:36 PM

Re: Meanwhile, back in Sicily...

Mount Etna Sicily: Europe's highest active volcano erupts

Bernie calls for higher taxes on, well, everybody, to combat the global warming caused by this.



Actually, it is believed that a major volcanic eruption [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:44 PM

Re: Coolcat Time Passages

BTW, 2828, now I can't get that song out of my head. You gave me an earworm... thanks a lot. :-P

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:40 PM

Re: Credit Card Balances

My son and his wife use a credit card for everything, thereby racking up frequent flyer miles that they use for wherever they want to go. He used some miles just yesterday to fly to NYC today to tour more homes. They're now shopping in the [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:36 PM

Re: Credit Card Balances

I don't recall never paying a balance off in full every month, now i don't even use a credit card, i use a debit card. I hate owing people money.


Ah, but some credit cards offer "cash back" on purchases. You're missing [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:30 PM

Re: Coolcat Time Passages

I thought i was FIRE'd before, but i wasn't. There was always that anxiety of the phone call on a Sunday at 8pm saying we're working tomorrow, God i hated those calls, all chilaxin' sippin' on a CC and Sierra thinking i could sleep in and BAMM! [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:48 PM

Re: I am so ashamed...

I've had blue cheese on a burger... once. Went to Blimpy Burger (one of those legendary college campus burger joints... Ann Arbor's version) and figured I'd give it a try. NOT GOOD ON A BURGER!


I tried that once, and I totally [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:44 PM

Re: I am so ashamed...

Swiss sometimes tastes plasticy to me, it's almost like that thing i had with cilantro. I do like swiss, but not by itself. I have issues.


I think it's because it's low sodium.

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:43 PM

Re: I am so ashamed...

I like swiss, but definitely not my first pick for eating a block of. i think a nice aged piece of brick rubbed in olive oil would be my first pick.

Swiss would get old quick.



White cheddar for me. Or extra-sharp [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:42 PM

Re: I am so ashamed...

I ate an entire one pound block of Swiss Cheese in one sitting, but it was goob!!! Now back to your regularly scheduled programming.


I love cheese, but even I can't eat an entire pound of any kind in one evening, let alone one [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:29 PM

Re: A Tale of two beautiful women

" financially dependent "
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Seems you have latched onto a very old idea. Keep marriages intact by making women dependent so they can't leave.



And married women who find themselves in [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:24 PM

Re: Hidden costs of dual income relationships

We are talking a generation where a lot of us, almost never ate out, and when we did it was a special event


Before age 17, the times I ever ate out -- including places like McDonald's -- could be counted on the fingers of one [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:18 PM

Re: Hidden costs of dual income relationships

It makes logical sense to reduce your risks as much as possible, but taking risks together is one thing that bonds a couple. When people like my parents and grandparents started a life together, owning very little and highly dependent on each [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:15 PM

Re: Hidden costs of dual income relationships

The old way worked pretty well for my parents and the parents of many of my friends (mom stayed at home and nurtured the children while the father went to work to earn the family income). With fewer people in the work force there were more [more]

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:11 PM

Re: The Simulation

“Hey watch this,” Ghartek said, “I’m going to mess with this guy by vanishing his orange toothbrush.” Ghartek made a couple clicks on his display and then somewhere in Siberia, a man couldn’t find his toothbrush, no matter where he [more]

Fri May 20

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TheBaronAndrew replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:17 AM

Re: The Fix Is In

When she falls, it will be spectacular and humiliating for her and on display for all the world to see. Both her and her husband will someday go down in flames like none other.


Tonight you're gonna go down in flames
Just like [more]

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