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Old 12-29-2006, 08:58 PM   #21
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You've waited months to set that up!!
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Re: Are you a Forum addict?
Old 12-29-2006, 11:41 PM   #22
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I must be. My FA is suspicious.
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Old 12-30-2006, 05:22 AM   #23
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Addicted.
How could one not be?

I look up to many of you ... for advice, for motivation on getting my butt in gear for ER!

I plan on becoming MORE addicted through 2007 while my financial situation improves, my investments increase, and my net worth nearly doubles (well, that's the goal).

PLEASE NOTE: my NW will double because I'm not worth much right now!


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If I were still employed, I'd really be addicted!
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If I were still employed, I'd really be addicted!
I would guess that 2/3 members are still working....seems to be a different group during the weekday Seems the usefulness of the forum ebbs and wanes....for example, it was worthless a little while back with all of the "thread crap" that JG was posting.......
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Old 12-30-2006, 10:44 AM   #26
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I think I spent too much time on this forum My name's Sam, and I'm addicted!

I've learned a lot from you guys. Thank you all. I will be checking in every now and then, but not as often as in the past.

Wish you all a happy and prosperous new year.
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Old 12-30-2006, 11:18 AM   #27
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My main computer crashed. I'm sitting on a foot stool in my kitchen using an old dial up connection and telling my DH that I'll help him put the groceries away in a minute. Does that qualify?

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Old 12-31-2006, 04:39 PM   #28
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Uh...in the interest of full disclosure and your 12,000+ posts, shouldn't that be, "No, not any longer."?
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El Guapo? Mutant superhero?
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Old 12-31-2006, 04:52 PM   #30
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El Guapo? Mutant superhero?
I think he means that in the literal terms of the translation, although photos would be required as proof...

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

Dory, BMJ, this board really needs to store a larger, more detailed version of avatars for us to be able to read the small words & smaller features!
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I'm thinking one out of two is probably correct...

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We sold our home and relocated to a different state six weeks after both DW and me retired. Reading and posting on this forum has been very helpful to the transition. I felt at home the minute I had my computer hooked up to DSL.
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.....at 1.577 posts per day, I am not even close to addicted.
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Not me. I can go a few weeks without signing in at times and then I spend hours and hours trying to catch back up!!!!
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Not me. I can go a few weeks without signing in at times and then I spend hours and hours trying to catch back up!!!!
I hear ya, Dreamer.
That's why I try to sign on a few times a day... which makes me feel like an addict!

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apparently....after all, i am on here now at 1:30 am New Years Day
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I skip posting entirely when in Mexico and reduce during the summer.
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I am hopelessly addicted -- even to matters that have little real concern to me.

I think my addiction is based on the reality that I want to FIRE (and can) but keep postponing the event. My present contract expires in July 2008, and it will be the last. (In the meantime, I use this forum as a way in which to sample early retirement issues, including that which worries me most -- access to health insurance.)

Thanks for a continuing "good read."

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