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Thu Oct 30

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:26 PM

Re: How to survive a SWATing

Hoplophobes crying wolf! It will come back and bite'em some day when they really need the Police to arrive.

The first thing the open carrier should do is become plaintiff and sue that hoplophobe into eternity.

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blesto posted to the Randomness board. 6:12 PM

Perfect Strangers

DEEP
http://youtu.be/TwudFM1XnWA
PURPLE

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:21 PM

Re: Sturm Ruger: Slowing Gun Sales Crimp Profit

I've purchased 3 different Sturm Ruger products over the past several years. Looks like there will be some good pricing on their products before Christmas. ;-)

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blesto commented on blesto's pitch for PSEC. 4:26 PM

Updated GNVR: $15.94 to $16.02 Current start price: $6.24

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blesto commented on blesto's pitch for FLY. 4:15 PM

Updated GNVR: $15.67 to $23.05 Current start price: $13.57

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blesto commented on blesto's pitch for NWLI. 3:38 PM

Updated GNVR: $498.66 to $511.94 Current start price: $135.44

Wed Oct 29

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 4:42 PM

Re: OT ?

How is the trigger on that Rhino?

They make two different models in the snubby. One with the false hammer to put it into single action mode and the other with out so double action only. I have the first one. Single action is almost a [more]

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blesto posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 4:58 AM

OT ?

I guess you could say I cut my teeth on clip... er... uh...magazine fed pistols. More recently I've been developing an affinity for wheel guns. My edc and obsession right now is the Chiappa Rhino 200DS snubby. The OT part is that I stumbled across a [more]

Tue Oct 28

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blesto replied to the Randomness board. 5:02 PM

Re: Quotable Quotes

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”
— John F. Kennedy

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blesto replied to the IBM board. 4:30 PM

Re: IBM/JOY GLOBAL

http://youtu.be/rbusENG6hCE

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blesto replied to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 12:52 AM

Re: Steelers unis

They could wear polka-dots. If they win it looks good.

Sat Oct 25

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blesto replied to the Shipping News board. 4:00 AM

Re: Shipping Containers

which is good, but it has been decreasing since 2010. Isn't that something to be concerned about?

If it has remained negative I don't see a need for concern.
To me the +15% increase in the dividend over the last 5yrs is great. [more]

Fri Oct 24

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blesto replied to the Shipping News board. 10:19 PM

Re: Shipping Containers

I quote from the Fool wiki page, "There are examples of companies having a negative cash conversion cycle. In this case, the company is actually receiving payment for its goods before it had to pay the suppliers of those goods. Dell, in its [more]

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blesto replied to the Shipping News board. 8:15 PM

Re: Shipping Containers

That is a good question.

I don't think shortages or oversupply is the problem. Containers are always needing repairs and replacements. It's almost organic in nature. The turnover is regular from manufacturing to buying to leasing to selling [more]

Thu Oct 23

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blesto replied to the Randomness board. 8:44 PM

Re: Quotable Quotes

“Verbogeny is one of the pleasurettes of a creatific thinkerizer.”
— Peter da Silva

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blesto posted to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 7:45 PM

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Two boys are playing football in Central Park when one is attacked by a rabid Rottweiler. Thinking quickly, the other boy rips off a board of the nearby fence, wedges it down the dog’s collar and twists, breaking the dogs neck.

A reporter [more]

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blesto replied to the Randomness board. 7:30 PM

Re: Quotable Quotes

Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow. - Oscar Wilde
via http://my.fool.com/profile/AlsoChorizo/info.aspx

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blesto replied to the The Sausage Factory board. 7:09 PM

Re: Favourite Candy Bars

I always have a rec to spare.

I've followed this board off and on. Nice that you took over here.
http://boards.fool.com/well-i-guess-here-19092051.aspx
I've [more]

Wed Oct 22

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 3:28 AM

Re: 'Your guys aren't very good shots' ...

This is why I like companies like NUAN http://caps.fool.com/Ticker/NUAN.aspx

Imagine being able to speak a report into your device and be available in your department's system after you [more]

Tue Oct 21

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blesto made a pick in CAPS. 2:44 AM

Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) will Outperform the S&P 500
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