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Fri Apr 24

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alchook replied to the Television Banter board. 11:22 PM

Re: The Americans 042315

It was addressed in the link above I have felt along that Pastor Tim is spy. I'm just not sure for which side?

Why would he be a spy?

Are they trying to make us believe that everyone a character runs into is a secret agent? [more]

Tue Apr 21

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alchook replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:17 AM

Re: Kibbitz on new stove

Here's a list of all the things a stove must do:

1.) Get hot.

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alchook replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:13 AM

Re: SS

But if everyone in my family lives to 99 instead of 49, everything else being equal, I like my chances.

I'd just like to see how he took into account life's random events.


That's pretty much what the article said. There are [more]

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alchook replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:03 AM

Re: SS

On my father's side, my great grandmother died at 99, my grandmother died at 100, my Dad is 93, his sister died in her early 90's and my grandmother's brothers and sisters all lived to their late 80's and 90's.

That's pretty much how [more]

Mon Apr 20

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alchook replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:25 PM

Re: SS

Most of the men in my family seem to die in their mid to late 70's. Maybe I'm getting slightly better health care as a well-to-do American so I can add a few years.

I'm not sure your family history tells you that much.

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alchook replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:11 PM

Re: SS

If you think you'll live longer than age 81, it makes financial sense to delay your benefit to age 70 to get a bigger monthly check.

Out of curiosity, assume that SS benefits didn't max out at age 70 but continued to increase 8% a [more]

Sat Apr 11

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alchook replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:53 AM

Re: Airline Seats and Jewish Men

Actually, there is - at least indirectly. It's called the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Maybe a quibble, but it was my understanding that the ADA specifically excluded airlines (with regards to travel), which are covered by the [more]

Mon Mar 16

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alchook replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:41 PM

Re: 5 Studies demonstrate Conservatives are...

People tend to get more conservative as they age. They also tend to accumulate financial assets as they age. When you have "nothing left to lose" (and you're young) there is little incentive to switch on the selfish gene, but when you [more]

Thu Mar 12

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alchook replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:52 PM

Re: 5 Studies demonstrate Conservatives are...

Sort of makes you wonder why stupid people are so much more financially successful than smart people, doesn't it?

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