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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 4 hours ago

Re: contrast in generations

Instead of having to build a website that allowed every state to have a different program, with different vendors, using multiple sources for detail, with incompatible computer systems, truculent governors, and obstructionist Republicans. [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 4:29 PM

Re: us logophiles....

Me: "The researchers speculate that the same pleasurable feeling of learning that the word “bailiwick” refers to one’s area of interest may have contributed to the development of human language over evolutionary time."

What
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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 3:16 PM

Re: Ever seen $10,000 in cache?

register int x = 65536;

Wed Oct 29

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:34 PM

OT: HFT redux

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/fast-traders-getting-data-sec-...

Summary: paying subscribers got data from SEC contractor at the same time as SEC, but [more]

Tue Oct 28

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 7:56 PM

Re: Happy 85th!

But if you've been able to find a job (hopefully as good as the one you lost) and have seen your 401(k) recover (hopefully more than a bit), and resolved your housing situation in a positive fashion, it would be great to know.

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:33 PM

Re: MSNBC reporter

They had no use for her.

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 6:30 PM

Re: Happy 85th!

Hopefully we'll know the true cause(s) of the Great Recession before 2042. My own suspicion is that it is difficult to have a deep recession/slight depression without misguided Fed policy (too tight before the 2008 crash).

Given the [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 5:54 PM

Re: Happy 85th!

Nice back-tracking but here's what you wrote:

how banks were so much better run and more cautious in the 'old days...'


Maybe not, but they did not put taxpayers on the hook for their gambling addiction.

They, a
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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 4:41 PM

Re: Happy 85th!

i> Sorry for the rant, but it's distorting the truth to say that bankers did not get overwhelmingly special treatment from the government.

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fwiw, I didn't [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 3:46 PM

Re: Happy 85th!

course, this could be looked at another way - if you are in a bubble, then your value isn't automatically the top. Plus, without the recap, you wonder who would have been employed today. Not me.

Recap what? And on what terms?
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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 3:14 PM

Re: Happy 85th!

I know there's this story that Jamie and Lloyd tell everyone in politics what do to, when to give them $$$ and how much, but luckily it's a myth.

I am not on a first name basis with these people, but JPM and WFC were clearly the [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 1:41 PM

Re: Happy 85th!

Remind me again about how banks were so much better run and more cautious in the 'old days...'

Maybe not, but they did not put taxpayers on the hook for their gambling addiction.
"Privatize profits, socialize losses."

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 11:46 AM

Re: us logophiles....

"The researchers speculate that the same pleasurable feeling of learning that the word “bailiwick” refers to one’s area of interest may have contributed to the development of human language over evolutionary time."

What does that [more]

Mon Oct 27

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:15 PM

Re: Finally, the book I've been waiting for...

Interesting to see my comment with 5 recs got FA'ed.
They do know this is the humor board, right?
Oh well, let me rephrase it this way:

"Some people have been waiting for this book as a perfect gift for their life partner."

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 6:12 PM

Re: CPB VL Review

I have Smuckers and PEP.

I sold Smuckers (SJM) at a modest profit due to low RoE.

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:15 PM

Re: Berkshire's annual return since 2006

No one is going to get rich with this stock in the future.

SPY was around $140 in Oct-Nov 2006 and is around $200 now. That's about 4.6% CAGR not counting dividends, maybe around 7% (to be generous) with dividends. And many people [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:41 PM

Re: Get Ready it's Almost Here

Blended wing-body aircraft may be more stable and more lift/drag ratio but they are definitely harder to control and have more of a ways to go to prove they are safe, than the traditional wing-body-tail aircraft. See [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Falling Knives board. 12:28 PM

Re: FKA?: Peak Oil Theory

I believe in KISS. Energy prices fluctuate and as they say, low prices are their own cure and so are high prices. Sometimes it takes a while:
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Fri Oct 24

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:09 AM

Re: I've go it all figured out...

Here is a picture of Dave's front door on 11/1:
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Thu Oct 23

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knighttof3 posted to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 8:03 PM

OT: ISO a convenient portfolio tracker

CNN Money has a portfolio feature where, instead of inputting all of your holdings manually, they grab the holdings from your accounts once you give them the login information. (Ignore the security aspects for now.)

Over a long and [more]

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