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Old 10-18-2009, 04:23 PM   #61
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The quality (and, I might add, the diversity) of the discussions here put everything found elsewhere in the 101 category.
Just be sure you do some cross checking. Accuracy of statements does not seem to be positively correlated with the confidence with which the statements are presented.

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Old 10-18-2009, 04:36 PM   #62
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Just be sure you do some cross checking. Accuracy of statements does not seem to be positively correlated with the confidence with which the statements are presented.

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Old 10-18-2009, 04:42 PM   #63
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Just be sure you do some cross checking. Accuracy of statements does not seem to be positively correlated with the confidence with which the statements are presented.
Wouldn't that be true no matter the source? I guess, I was little too subtle and should have said right out: It's pretty hard to slip something by this group. (And they have a hair-trigger too -- I recall, painfully, my first post. Well... others too.)
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I just ignored it.
One is not a geezer until he admits that he is.

Wait! He? Or she? According to Wikipedia, "Geezer is a term for a man. It can carry either the connotation of age and eccentricity or, in the UK, that of craftiness or stylishness."

Ah hah! Women are exempted. And being a geezer cannot be bad for a man if it means style.

Now, about the "horniness" thing...
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One is not a geezer until he admits that he is.

Wait! He? Or she? According to Wikipedia, "Geezer is a term for a man. It can carry either the connotation of age and eccentricity or, in the UK, that of craftiness or stylishness."

Ah hah! Women are exempted.

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Now, about the "horniness" thing...
Here ya go.....
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Now, about the "horniness" thing...
Are you questioning whether it is gender specific?
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Well, a slow learner, I recently discovered that it might be "universal"...
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I got the confidence to ER from reading this forum and getting some very sound advice and feedback from the members.

Every article on Early Retirement and Investing that is worth reading is discussed here. Its great to have a large group of buddies scouring the internet for new information on our favorite topic.

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I have learned a lot here on FIRE- about LBYM, 4%SWR, bacon, eldersex, the thrills dangers of discussing politics with strangers, road trips, vacations, and hyper-miling, the joy of having (and the anguish of losing) pets, that folks here enjoy witty repartee', innuendo and ribald humor in equal measures , learned how people eat their steak, love motorcycles, have mixed feelings about owning RV's and hybid automobiles, enjoy home improvement, posting photos and music video links, that you can't judge a poster by his avatar or signature line, that there are people who love talking about stocks, bonds, TSP's and the DJIA, and there are those who are here for the jokes and weigh-in Wednesdays.... Oh, and don't forget cougars, internet abbreviations (WTF is ibyoig, anyway, bbamI?) I also have learned that most of what we discuss here technically has nothing to do with ER, but the camaraderie makes it worth discussing anyway.

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.... and I also learned that on the internet no one knows you are a dog...
I'm ok with that but draw the line at invertebrates.
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I just love this board! (bacon, sex, buddameouk, $$$ stuff, animals, etc...does it get any better??)
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I'm ok with that but draw the line at invertebrates.
hmmm.. are you sure?
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hmmm.. are you sure?
Looks like someone got their bones picked clean in the Soapbox........
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I just love this board! (bacon, sex, buddameouk, $$$ stuff, animals, etc...does it get any better??)
I suppose a natural thread would be "Bacon as an aphrodisiac".......
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Weird. Here is a comment from their website-

"So this means now when you are dating a pig, she can taste like one too."

Posted by: axeman | April 01, 2009 at 07:23 AM

Bacon brings out the latent gentleman hidden in every man.

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I just love this board! ...does it get any better??
Obviously not.
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