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Tue Dec 23

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luckyguesser replied to the Great Movies board. 10:19 AM

Re: The hobbit part 3

Howie wrote:
Well, there are few movies based on books that held true to the
original materials. Books are more involved and combine the
reader's mind's eye as well as the author.
Movies are a different media - restricted in time
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Tue Dec 16

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luckyguesser replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:13 AM

Re: What if we just need fewer jobs?

Jerry wrote:
The NEED for "work to earn a living" will eventually disappear--because the ability to provide the items needed to live will be available to all. Which means the public will be able to do what they want--not what [more]

Thu Dec 11

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luckyguesser replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:55 AM

Re: Oil and Gas

The last 3 years have not been a good time to be invested in Oil & Gas. But now that prices are down so much, maybe the outlook for returns is better going forward? With regards to your particular investment FSC202: Their results are chunky, [more]

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luckyguesser replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:19 AM

Re: Banks and Dividend Ratios

Tim wrote:
Does anyone else thing [sic] there are too many banks in the world?

Too many banks and too many lawyers. But with both, the proliferation of more "competitors" doesn't necessarily mean less money to [more]

Tue Dec 2

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luckyguesser replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:44 PM

Re: BANANA everywhere these days

Tim wrote:
Energy East that was supposed to be a no brain pipeline is suddenly becoming the worst thing in the world and of course three of the provincial premiers are not helping by trying to add additional financial benefits for their [more]

Fri Nov 21

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luckyguesser replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:10 AM

Re: The Bell Curve rears its head

I suggest The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould for an excellent refutation of The Bell Curve.

Mathew

Tue Nov 18

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luckyguesser replied to the Major League Baseball board. 11:09 AM

Re: Another one

Christina wrote:
...Russell Martin has signed a 5-year deal with Toronto for $82 million.

I didn't think he was worth that much!


He isn't. The Blue Jays have to overpay to lure free agents North of the [more]

Mon Nov 17

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luckyguesser replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:12 AM

Re: Help - CC Balance Transfer Did Not Complete

Good suggestion by Tecmo.

If that doesn't work, escalation can often get things done. First stop would be CIBC Ombudsman for which contact information can be found about half-way down this webpage:

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Tue Oct 28

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luckyguesser replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:04 PM

Re: Anti-radiation pills for Ontario

jaagu wrote:
[with regards to potassium iodide pills] You forget that people do not trust the nuclear plant operators and managers or the government to tell them the truth about an accident.

Well, if you think that the plant [more]

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luckyguesser replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:35 AM

Re: Anti-radiation pills for Ontario

Pete wrote:
The problem with [central stockpiling] would be in getting the pills to the public during a time of crisis, when the roads may be clogged with cars evacuating, people generally panicking anyway.

You make a good [more]

Mon Oct 27

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luckyguesser replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:30 PM

Re: Anti-radiation pills for Ontario

jaagu asked Tim:
[regarding potassium iodide pills] So you claim that in Canada political pressure on nuclear issues such a anti-radiation pills trumps science. Maybe it just is good backup incase of a nuclear incident. Do you have any facts [more]

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luckyguesser replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:50 AM

Re: Canadian trading hub for yuan ...

Tim wrote:
For Canada, that would obviate the current need to first convert through greenbacks before buying yuan; that savings along could be worth $2.75-billion over 10 years on imports...

Of course, that means lost f/x revenue [more]

Thu Oct 16

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luckyguesser replied to the The Great Foolish North board. 10:39 AM

Re: Federalism

tecmo writes:
...why Canada seems to always end up in these situations where the Feds dangle money in front of the Provinces.

There are two answers to this. Well, actually, as I think about it there are three answers. Maybe [more]

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