synchronicityII

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Fri Sep 12

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 10:19 PM

Re: Scottish Independence

peace and haggis, anyone?

Ironically enough, daughter and I just finished a game of me against Snowie in "Food Geography"*, and "haggis" played a key role**.

-synchronicity

*- think of it like a [more]

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 4:34 PM

Re: Scottish Independence

Scotland would be better off for sure. They can easily stand on their own and probably be better off without England.

Well of course, because if it's not Scottish, it's CR@P!!!!

-synchronicity, of course, the Scots are [more]

Thu Sep 11

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 12:45 AM

Re: My fine upstanding neighbors

The guy was coked up, Wally. If you've ever watched that fine documentary "Scarface", it might have required all ten bullets to take him down.

-synchronicity

Wed Sep 10

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synchronicityII posted to the First World Problems board. 4:40 PM

My fine upstanding neighbors

Remember that real-life whacking that I (WITH syncgirl at my side, mind you) was close enough to hear (but not see) at Local Upscale Mall Shop-O-Rama? Well, they got the hitmen. [more]

Tue Sep 9

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 2:04 PM

Re: Question

I'm a wimp. You can go cheap and pay a small man and get the same results.

I hear in Brooklyn Heights I'd have to pay a small man ten million bucks to hurt people.

-synchronicity, as opposed to other places where it would [more]

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 1:18 PM

Re: Question

When did Synch become a Brewer's fan?

I'd pay a large man to hurt you, but I'm struggling to get by on only $400K/yr.

-synchronicity

Mon Sep 8

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synchronicityII replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:29 PM

Re: Broke on $400K a year

I moved from a very wealthy neighborhood in Brooklyn Heights where a wood frame house just sold for over TEN MILLION DOLLARS!
A salary of $400,000 a year wouldn't pay the taxes on that house!


And your point [more]

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synchronicityII replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:20 PM

Re: Broke on $400K a year

When you're gluing your macaroni letters on to things during crafts, they must spell out only well-reasoned arguments

nah, but you go through a LOT of macaroni doing a 70+ page monologue.

And don't give any macaroni to your [more]

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synchronicityII replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:17 PM

Re: Broke on $400K a year

Don't you remember that "down and out on 250K/yr" article from...2010 or so? Whenever it was that changes in the tax brackets were first being bandied about. The idea was that we should feel sorry for hypotehtical Joneses who could BARELY [more]

Thu Sep 4

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synchronicityII replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 9:40 PM

Re: Oy vay

I told you about the time I had an underpayment penalty on my income tax return, and decided maybe I could reduce it if I did the quarterly calculations on Form 2210? (or 2220, whichever is the individual one)

After about 4 hours working the [more]

Wed Sep 3

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synchronicityII replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:39 AM

Re: Update

When I talked to the life coach about work stress, her answer was for me to read the Bible.

Ezekiel 25:17?

-synchronicity, but avoid the Big Kahuna burgers, even if they do make a tasty burger.

Thu Aug 28

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synchronicityII replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:53 PM

Re: won the game: retiring on $2M, how to handle it

Use the entire $2M to buy a Single Premium Immediate Annuity (SPIA).
Currently this would buy an lifetime income of $132,000 per year for the rest of his life. But that's it. There is no residual value, either before or after death. Once the
[more]

Wed Aug 27

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 6:25 PM

Re: Much delayed Neener

peace and welcome gifts

For which I have still not sufficiently thanked you!

Come to think of it, the number of Fools who have come anywhere near Synch Manor is, sadly, very very small.

-synchronicity, can think of [more]

Tue Aug 26

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 7:10 PM

Re: Much delayed Neener

We were at The Clam Box back in...2012, I think it was. Either then or 2009, which were the two times we were last up there before this year. So it's almost every other YEAR, not every other WEEK. (phbbbt, Minxie! :-p )

2009 we saw several [more]

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synchronicityII replied to the First World Problems board. 5:52 PM

Re: Much delayed Neener

My apologies, but if it makes you feel better the only TMF poster I saw was callisto, although we probably were, in fact, very close to you. It was our only trip into town (other than to/from Logan) from the North Shore.

-synchronicity, and [more]

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synchronicityII posted to the First World Problems board. 12:16 PM

Much delayed Neener

While in Boston early this month, I was fortunate enough to meet up with callisto at his workplace. He took us on a tour (it was impressive), syncgirl was her normal extroverted self, and we chatted, but sadly for tconi, no exciting verbal exchanges [more]

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synchronicityII replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:12 PM

Re: Violated trade rights

You seem to have several reasonable alternatives, the most obvious being buy more shares or remove your limit to get the number of shares you want.

There you go, suggesting things like "logic" and "rationality"! [more]

Mon Aug 25

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synchronicityII replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:06 AM

Re: Bush's Retirement Gamble

Social Security is a terrible deal, they take 6% of your income (12% if self employed) and you get a horrible rate of return. You would do better putting the same money in CDs over the same period of time.

Social Security payouts are [more]

Fri Aug 22

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synchronicityII replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:08 PM

Re: Leona Helmsley wuz right

Oh FFS, I dearly wish DailyKos diary posters wouldn't try to write about taxes. It makes them look like idiots (which many of them are), and that tars anyone liberal with that same brush.

It would be really nice if the diarist didn't confuse [more]

Sat Aug 16

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synchronicityII replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:43 PM

Re: Rick Perry indicted

Fair enough.

Dope, you and I have disagreed on practically everything in the past and hurled plenty of barbs at each other, and likely will continue to do so in the future...

but I can't believe I'm the first person to rec [more]

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