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Sat Jul 26

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skylanefool replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:31 AM

Re: Hole in the wall

I've had good success making the hole into a square. You then cut a piece of sheet rock about 3 inches bigger but in the same shape. Score the sheet rock to fit the hole in the wall and peel the extra edges away from the paper. Now You have a piece [more]

Mon Jul 14

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skylanefool replied to the Oil and Gas board. 11:59 PM

Re: the high oil price and alternatives

The most people don't know, don't recognize the potential of solar energy and the several forms of nuclear energy.
I'm not showing any humor whatsoever. There is simply no overwhelming replacement for crude oil. Yes, there are small [more]

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skylanefool replied to the Oil and Gas board. 7:30 PM

Re: the high oil price and alternatives

The oil era can finish like the stone era.
As I look around from my office I see lots of brick, gravel in roads, Travertine Tile, granite counter tops, etc. etc. etc. Yes there will be alternatives to oil, but only in the amounts that [more]

Tue Jul 1

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skylanefool replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:40 PM

Re: good question

I'm 41 and I've had two major purchases of BRK-A. There have been less significant additions of B's and options.

2/27/12 22.37% CAGR
11/4/09 14.71% CAGR

I expect 10-12% average in 4 out of the next 5 years and potentially a year [more]

Tue Jun 3

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skylanefool replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:06 PM

Re: news from ghu

Anyone who can write such nonsense cannot be taken seriously.

That's perfect, I'd hate to have the resident troll take me seriously. Funny how you have the gall to be the vocal leader of the underwhelming minority position on the [more]

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skylanefool replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:28 AM

Re: news from ghu

My only debt ever was a loan for some $750 from Citibank in 1957 which I needed to buy a Bosendorfer grand piano. That loan was punctually repaid and my current credit rating is about 820. The piano is now insured for $45,000.

So you [more]

Fri May 23

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skylanefool replied to the Oil and Gas board. 9:36 AM

Re: A serious consideration

Taken as a whole, the independent petroleum producers in the U.S. will spend $1.50 drilling for every $1.00 of revenue they get back this year. That same spend-more-than-you-get dynamic has been in play since 2010. After four years of spending [more]

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