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Mon Jun 11

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:02 PM

Re: AJ's Monday 11th caption challenge

The wrestling world was astounded at the creation of the first new hold in centuries.

Cloaca


Screen name doubles as punch line.




(BTW I think this challenge has been posted before.)

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:53 PM

Re: Time-tested Memo from WEB !

If you plan to eat hamburgers throughout your life and are not a cattle producer, should you wish for higher or lower prices for beef?

Speaking in generalities:

People know what a hamburger or a car is worth. They don't [more]

Fri Jun 8

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knighttof3 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:14 PM

Sign of the times

Poor Matt Levine. From his latest missive:

"The way this newsletter works is that I gather up pieces of financial news and then try to say something funny and/or insightful about them. That approach is utterly defeated by this story [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:07 PM

Re: Factor ETFs

Hard to prove. I think the return part is obvious. The better we can forecast return, the better our return will be.

Let me crystallize my point that I made vaguely in the previous post.

There are obvious factors that [more]

Thu Jun 7

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:02 PM

Re: Factor ETFs

These ETFs may be worth looking into, if not for purchase, then as places to find candidate stocks for purchase individually in building our own factor baskets.

I wish that they had a factor for predictability, and one for conservatively
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Wed Jun 6

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knighttof3 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:38 PM

Re: Estonia: Free nationwide mass transit

Taxes, by the way, are NOT “confiscation” They are the price of infrastructure, legal systems and other things which are necessary to advanced human culture. Sewage. Zoning. Free markets without wild-west markets, safe drugs, and so on. (Now you [more]

Tue Jun 5

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knighttof3 replied to the An Open Letter board. 5:13 PM

Re: An Open Letter

"So... Rosewin - is that Welsh?"

- Ye Olde Knighte

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knighttof3 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:01 PM

Re: Estonia: Free nationwide mass transit

Even if something IS completely free to one person, that simply means someone else is digging into their wallet.
And one must wonder why, for how long, and to what extent that other person is willing to do so.
A big factor in that is
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knighttof3 replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 2:10 PM

Re: Savings, CDs and Treasuries

Bank Savings and CD yields

FWIW Marcus (the Vampire Squid bank) has 1.7% on their savings account. Better than Discover, Pentagon and Synchrony.

I-bonds yield 2.52% (0.3% fixed rate + roughly 2.22% variable rate tied to [more]

Mon Jun 4

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 8:29 PM

Re: Original Hebrew words

Does that mean that Luke Skywalker has two fathers? ;)

Yep, I thought of Star Wars as well when I read it, Anakin and anakim are awfully similar.
FWIW Luke's mother's name, (Queen) Padme resembles padma (or lotus in [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 6:47 PM

Re: Original Hebrew words

So many unfamiliar patterns of speech.
"lion and young lion", "wine and new wine", "hand and right hand" ...
"three, even four", "six, yea seven", ...
It's quite interesting though. [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:08 PM

Re: AJ's Monday 4th caption challenge

Human! How do you put so many round slices of pig on top of a whole lot of curdled cow milk, pulp of juicy red fruit, and processed grass seeds; and manage to sell it all for under $20?

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knighttof3 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 1:51 PM

Re: David Fish, RIP

Terrible news. He was unselfish in sharing the product of his tireless work. RIP.

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 1:13 PM

Re: Original Hebrew words

HCF,
thanks very much!

I noticed that "-im" is the plural suffix (eg anakim.) Is it also used as an "honorific plural" (if that's the right term)? i.e. is "Elohim" a single person (or supernatural [more]

Thu May 31

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knighttof3 posted to the Words, Words, Words board. 7:41 PM

Original Hebrew words

Does the Hebrew Bible use different words for the English "Lord" (as used in the Bible) and "God" or are they the same? And how would you (approximately) transliterate it / them?

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knighttof3 posted to the Falling Knives board. 7:05 PM

UHAL

Sharply down today. Someone didn't like the conference call or the 10-K.
Competitor R is down from $89.82 on Jan 15 to $67.08 today.
I get that it is structurally a difficult business with constantly depreciating equipment, tough [more]

Wed May 30

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 4:34 PM

Re: Starbucks (urban legend)

There is absolutely no question that the manager took the wrong approach.

Agree. My bad, I posted not knowing the complete story.

It seems that the manager waited for TWO MINUTES before concluding that they were loitering. [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:24 PM

Re: Too much Cherry Coke, call an Uber

$3B could be Todd or Ted. I will believe anything about them.

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:58 PM

Re: Starbucks (urban legend)

I am not a moron that agrees with the "there were fine people on both sides" crowd but -
this story bothers me. The two guys did not order coffee and refused to comply with the manager's request to leave. That is wrong, whether [more]

Mon May 28

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:24 PM

Re: AJ's Monday 28st caption challenge

Jane was addicted to big humming motors. It's a shame that what started with sitting on a washing machine while it ran, had to end like this.

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