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Wed Dec 24

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tomjet replied to the Great Movies board. 11:59 AM

Re: Poll: The Interview -- Precedents?

Here's a fitting epilogue to this thread:

Last night, 88-year-old Mel Brooks was on Jimmy Kimmel, who asked Brooks if he had any thoughts on the whole situation with Sony, "The Interview," etc. Brooks immediately exclaimed, "I [more]

Sat Dec 20

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tomjet replied to the Apple board. 10:01 AM

Re: AAPL

Your points regarding option-buying vs. option-selling are correct.

I probably should not have made my suggestion given that, as you point out, option-selling is a whole other order of magnitude due to the leverage required. But specifically [more]

Fri Dec 19

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tomjet polled the Great Movies board. 2:28 PM

Poll: The Interview -- Precedents?

The Marx Brothers' "Duck Soup" goofed on third world countries and the target of its mockery was the fictional country, Fredonia. Similarly, Chaplin's "The Great Dictator" fictionalized its targets. In the TV series, West Wing, [more]

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tomjet replied to the Apple board. 2:03 PM

Re: AAPL

Churchy, you indeed compared today to yesterday, which I wrote you "cannot" do. Sure you can, as you showed. I should, however, grant little weight to a comparison between Apple stock today to Apple stock in the fall of 2000 if the point of [more]

Sun Dec 14

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tomjet replied to the Apple board. 6:24 PM

Re: AAPL

Regarding Apple's 50% fall on Sept. 29, 2000, I have posted below a report the next day, on Oct. 1, 2000, from the New York Times. After the close on Sept. 28, 2000, Apple warned that its sales and earnings would be much lower than expectations for [more]

Mon Oct 27

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tomjet replied to the Current Events board. 10:34 AM

Re: Poll: What's a Doctor to Do?

As I recall, my last post expressed full agreement with you.

Your most recent post, replying to my last post, suggests that Dr. Spencer's fatigue stemmed from his overseas flight home and further suggests that I am demonizing him or, at [more]

Sat Oct 25

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tomjet replied to the Great Movies board. 8:13 PM

Re: The Judge

We saw The Judge and loved it as well. First word out of my companion's mouth during closing credits, "Terrific."

Not surprisingly, I found later (on Rotten Tomatoes) that the NY Times's film critic, A.O. Scott, panned [more]

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tomjet replied to the Current Events board. 8:00 PM

Re: Poll: What's a Doctor to Do?

Yes, I am inclined to agree with you now (meaning, I'm now thinking that probably 5 or any people won't contract it from Dr. Spencer), having given it more thought and heard/read more info. just today.

As to your first post, the one before [more]

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tomjet replied to the Current Events board. 8:35 AM

Re: Poll: What's a Doctor to Do?

I also wanted to say that I agree with you fully that which temperature, 103 or 100.3, is "the determining point of whether he did anything wrong."

Given the repeated first-hand MD announcements on Oct. 23rd that it was 103, part [more]

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tomjet replied to the Current Events board. 8:16 AM

Re: Poll: What's a Doctor to Do?

Yes, the diifference between 103 and 100.3 is huge -- a 4.0 vs. a 7.0 earthquake. Agreed.

But I heard in its entirety the press conference held from Bellevue Hospital from about 9:45 to 10:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23rd. I heard the health [more]

Fri Oct 24

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tomjet polled the Current Events board. 5:31 PM

Poll: What's a Doctor to Do?

Here's an event that is so current it broke yesterday: an NYC doctor was admitted to an NYC hospital and was diagnosed yesterday with Ebola.

The doctor, Craig Spencer, was in Guinea treating Ebola victims through October 12th. He got on a [more]

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tomjet replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 5:14 PM

Re: St. Petersburg to Estonia

Thanks very much, Mister Fungi. I'd thought about a train trip, but could not find the info. on it. I've reviewed the website you sent (is anyone still writing, "Web site"?), and passed it along to the folks I'll be going [more]

Tue Oct 21

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tomjet posted to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 4:18 PM

St. Petersburg to Estonia

Greetings -- Might anyone have any wisdom on the drive from St. Petersburg, Russia to Tallinn, Estonia? I see from my online
searching that the distance is about 197 miles and appears to be
about a 5.5 hour drive.

Our group is not [more]

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