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Fri Apr 24

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whafa replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 3:35 PM

Re: 401(k) Loan Help needed

You might also want to look at a debt consolidation loan from lending club:

https://www.lendingclub.com/

depending on your credit rating, you can get a loan for a lot less than 16.5%, and [more]

Thu Apr 23

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whafa replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:01 PM

Re: SS

I think sitting at this terminal is what'll kill me. 8 hours a day on my posterior.

You should definitely get up and walk around frequently. Sitting is bad for your health. Even controlling for exercise, people who sit a lot die [more]

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whafa replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:34 PM

Re: Planning for retirement

I plan never to wear shoes again. In fact, putting on shoes after a week of sandals is one of the strongest arguments for early retirement I've ever experienced.

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whafa replied to the Gym Thread board. 9:13 AM

Re: April

Saturday:

4 Phish album Ingress session, lots of running and walking


Sunday:

Rest.


Monday:

Stinky train ride to rec center

50LB KB workout. I forgot the details but kind of [more]

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whafa replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:01 AM

Re: Energy = Wealth

Nobody here is thinking big enough. We'll build a Dyson Sphere when we have to:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyson_sphere

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whafa replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:37 AM

Re: Google Finally Unveils Wireless Phone Servic

Are you happy with the N 6 video and camera?

I was already happy with the N5 camera. The whole Nexus line is awesome and I frequently get comments when I share photos, "That came from a cell phone?" The video is fine. I [more]

Wed Apr 22

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whafa replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4:15 PM

Re: Google Finally Unveils Wireless Phone Service

Thanks for posting this. I already have the N6, and with all the wifi networks available in NYC this might be a good deal for me. I requested the invite!

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whafa replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:34 PM

Re: OT: Robots and Drones

"Spot" the four-legged walking robot:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8YjvHYbZ9w

Medical response and ambulance drones:

[more]

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whafa replied to the Casa Del Guano Loco board. 9:05 AM

Re: Les Incompetents

He must have known the jig was up, because he was packing all his stuff into a backpack in the hours leading up to the review. What do you say to someone who knows they're about to be fired for incompetence? What do they say to you? We just sat in [more]

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whafa replied to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 6:28 AM

Re: SF Housing Dilemma

Update: We decided this whole idea was too complicated, too hard, too risky. I think at this point the loose plan is to rent in the East Bay until we can find a good deal on something.

I keep hearing it's crazy crazy crazy now, even in the [more]

Tue Apr 21

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whafa replied to the Casa Del Guano Loco board. 6:45 PM

Re: Les Incompetents

Well, that was awkward.

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whafa replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:50 PM

Re: Why invest in anything?

Posts like these are very bullish.

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whafa replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 11:00 AM

Re: Too many Ebola stories to post

....ah mockery and ridicule, straight out of the Alinsky playbook....well done indeed...cleverly avoiding the facts stated by Emmy award winning investigative reporter Sheryl Attkinson:

A) the CDC admitted they are monitoring 1400 active
[more]

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whafa replied to the Casa Del Guano Loco board. 9:46 AM

Re: Les Incompetents

Update: He is here now. Looks like the HR meeting is at 3:30.

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whafa replied to the Casa Del Guano Loco board. 9:17 AM

Re: Les Incompetents

He also dragged himself in with a terrible sickness, I hope not the flu, but since he burns his sick days the isntant they accrue (including last Monday), he had to come in. So annoying. "I don't want to be that guy who has 3 day weekend 'sick [more]

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whafa replied to the Casa Del Guano Loco board. 9:14 AM

Re: Les Incompetents

Hm. Well he was still here when I left, but he isn't here yet today.

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whafa replied to the Annapoorna's Gift board. 5:31 AM

Re: Firenze ..

And just where WAS that old stone troll anyway? ;-]


Pratolino is the name of the place. It was some rich nobleman's estate, but is a park now. Really nice grounds!


I must say, ROME, as well, was astonishing. But [more]

Mon Apr 20

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whafa replied to the Casa Del Guano Loco board. 12:57 PM

Re: Les Incompetents

Update: He was put on an "improvement plan" a while back, and today is the review. He is widely expected to get canned.

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whafa replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:48 PM

Re: My Fool menu

We agree on the need, but nothing in the black bar takes you to the place that clicking on the My Fool tab takes you. The need you identified is unfulfilled at the current time.


It's the second tab, right next to [more]

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whafa replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:58 AM

Re: Legacies by Implication

P.S. I hate MS Word. I do not know where all the extra question marks came from.

You can "cleanse" your text by copying and pasting it into a blank "notepad" window, then copying it from there to post to TMF. [more]

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