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fleg9bo posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:19 AM

France + unions = chatastrophe

http://online.wsj.com/articles/frances-punch-drunk-unions-14...

Don't be alarmed if that train you're expecting in Paris shows up at the wrong station or [more]

Mon Sep 29

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fleg9bo replied to the Climate Change board. 2:27 PM

Re: What did the Meadows (Club of Rome) predict?

These new “secondary” forests are emerging in Latin America, Asia and other tropical regions at such a fast pace that the trend has set off a serious debate about whether saving primeval rain forest — an iconic environmental cause — may be less [more]

Sat Sep 27

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fleg9bo posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:07 PM

Duplicating bookmarks

How do I create a bookmark file in Firefox that I can take with me to install on a new computer in a different location later?

--fleg

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fleg9bo replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:10 PM

Re: Workplace Violence

I wonder if this level of consciousness is primarily an organic neurological disorder, a biochemical imbalance, the result of a traumatic brain injury from prolonged anoxia at birth, environmental chemical poisoning, schizophrenia/bipolar disorder [more]

Thu Sep 25

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fleg9bo posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:19 PM

It fits!

DW got her wedding ring on her finger for the first time since she broke her wrist last December. They said it would take a year to get back to normal and they weren't kidding.

--fleg

Wed Sep 24

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fleg9bo posted to the Tax Strategies board. 6:27 PM

Another MFJ --> MFS question

This year, as always when we owe taxes, we have been making estimated payments jointly. If we end up filing MFS, I want to be sure that DW will get credit for half the estimated payments we have made. Since my SSN is primary, would she have any [more]

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fleg9bo posted to the Climate Change board. 5:56 PM

Another warmist speaks out

Leo DiCaprio lectures UN on climate change (but no mention of his four homes, private jets and renting the FIFTH biggest yacht in the world from an OIL billionaire)

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Sun Sep 21

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fleg9bo replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:23 PM

Re: Free coffee

Some of the rest stops on Oregon's highways offer free coffee. And it's worth what you pay. Dishwater tastes better, I imagine.

Speaking of coffee, I remember having some at the Tim Horton's chain one time when we were in Canada. It, too, [more]

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fleg9bo replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:19 AM

Re: New English Language Usage

If you like language and its diversity, may I recommend one of my all-time favorite books: Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World by Nicholas Ostler. Here's a review I agree with:

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fleg9bo replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:15 AM

Re: New English Language Usage

researchers have identified the primary threat to linguistic diversity: economic development.

I could have sworn it was global warming.

--fleg

Sun Sep 14

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fleg9bo posted to the Tax Strategies board. 12:48 PM

Carry-over deduction question

As I've mentioned, our charitable donations for 2014 will carry over into future years. The donations were mostly made by one of us. If we change our filing status from MFJ to MFS in a future year, will the carry-over be split evenly between our two [more]

Fri Sep 12

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fleg9bo replied to the Tax Strategies board. 12:49 AM

Re: TurboTax error?

If shares of one company were purchased at various times, can you use "Various" for the acquisition date like you do on Schedule D?

Yes, but. You have to segregate the lots into short-term and long-term holdings. Short-term
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Thu Sep 11

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fleg9bo replied to the Tax Strategies board. 8:16 PM

Re: TurboTax error?

you need to complete Form 8283. The name of the company, number of shares, acquisition date and cost are reported to the IRS on that form.

If shares of one company were purchased at various times, can you use "Various" for [more]

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fleg9bo replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:55 AM

Re: TurboTax error?

TurboTax wants me to input data for each individual stock donated. That includes number of shares, date of purchase and cost basis. Does this info get sent to the IRS? I will keep this information handy in case the IRS wants to see it some day but I [more]

Wed Sep 10

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fleg9bo replied to the Tax Strategies board. 6:44 PM

Re: TurboTax error?

If it makes a difference, the donation was made entirely with appreciated stock held more than a year.

--fleg

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fleg9bo posted to the Tax Strategies board. 6:34 PM

TurboTax error?

We made a large donation to a charitable organization this year. I entered all our financial stuff into 2013's TurboTax to get an estimate of this year's taxes. Even though the charity is clearly marked as a 50% charity on the TurboTax worksheet, the [more]

Mon Sep 8

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fleg9bo replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 3:33 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 694th CaptionChallenge

I don't care that you don't have an "if" or an "and." One out of three ain't bad.

--fleg

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fleg9bo replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 10:23 AM

Re: Volcanic Eruption

Back in 2007 my wife and I flew from Veracruz to Mexico City. We could clearly see the peaks of Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl, the two big mountains near Mexico City, sticking out above the cloud layer.

The next day Popo erupted. [more]

Sat Sep 6

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fleg9bo replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:56 PM

Re: Let's party like it's 1812

Can you actually hear the music at that distance?

They have banks of high-quality speakers set up at various distances from the stage so you can hear well from everywhere. You can hardly see the musicians from back of 15,000 peeps but [more]

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