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Wed May 20

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:51 AM

Re: Are you a highly sensitive person?

A lot of those questions are true for any introvert. Doesn't mean they're highly sensitive.

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Mon May 18

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:49 PM

Re: Music Monday... a tad early

Here's a new band i just found:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvqMvxdZTVE
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Why does this make me think of Guardians of the Galaxy? <g>

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Fri May 15

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:17 PM

Cleaning up a river, one bag at a time

http://higherperspectives.com/tommy-kleyn/?c=cleo&ts_pid...

arrete - kind of how I do decluttering.

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:56 PM

Purdue drops speech codes

>> With help from FIRE [Foundation for Individual Rights in Education], Purdue revised its speech-related policies to comply with the First Amendment. Purdue further affirmed its commitment to academic freedom and freedom of expression by [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:49 PM

Re: Movie Review: Ex Machina-must see

I watched the first episode, 12.5 minutes of the second, got into a hot tub and tried to open up a vein with a sharp knife.
Cannot have Mongolian Beef with noodles to this day.
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I dunno. The stuff about noodles made me [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:29 PM

Re: The Gander

Jonah Goldberg you just killed it.
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If you don't read his G-file on Saturdays, you should.

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Thu May 14

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:26 PM

What do you know! The market works.

>> Long Beach officials loosened restrictions on local taxi fares Tuesday, a move aimed at keeping cabs competitive with the flexible pricing models of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. <<
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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:12 AM

Re: Dude, where's my shed?

For 21K can't they share the shed?

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Wed May 13

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:00 PM

Turning tables on the campus whiners

>> The Canadian government of Stephen Harper has a fascinating idea. Use hate-crime laws against groups that advocate boycotting Israel. It’s a terrible idea. I love it.

It’s terrible because we should protect varied political views, [more]

Mon May 11

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:51 PM

The Five - this is a good one

All of them - including the token progressive, had good comments. Particularly liked Kimberly Guilfoyle. I always thought she was an airhead.

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:45 AM

Great Prediction Mistake of 2015

>> Somehow we have arrived at a point where the conscientiously held beliefs and values of the majority of the population have become a matter for secret shame. The desire to do as well as you can in life, to develop your potential and expect [more]

Sun May 10

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:41 PM

Re: Thinking of getting a Kindle

So if the software is free. I can just download it onto my computer and read the books through the computer, huh? I assume that if I get a mobile device I can just copy the book onto a thumb drive? Do the readers have a USB [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:37 PM

Re: Thinking of getting a Kindle

How durable are they?
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Pretty good, I guess. I probably have knocked it on the floor, but nothing worse than that


Does the charger comes with the device, or must it be purchased [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:12 PM

Re: Thinking of getting a Kindle

I have a Paperwhite which I really like. It is backlit, and you can change the about of light. I think that's the same as your $119 one. Maybe if you only use it in lighted rooms, it wouldn't make any difference. I use mine in the dark if I'm rooming [more]

Fri May 8

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:29 PM

Re: Just 4 states will elect next Prez

If either party wins both Virginia and Colorado, it will likely have the presidency sewn up
The Dems' biggest 'must win' is Virginia, where a former Bill Clinton fundraiser is now the governor
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So...you can forget all the hoopla if [more]

Thu May 7

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arrete replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 10:10 PM

Re: Illegal drone

Those were beautiful photos.

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:25 PM

Re: Insane transgender policy

As having been a teenage boy.

I say have there be 2 bathrooms. A girls bathroom, and a gender neutral bathroom.
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Yeah, that makes sense. Unless you have a male that can't pee if a woman is around. It [more]

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