04-18-2009, 01:11 PM   #1821
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 Originally Posted by Bestwifeever TWENTY DOLLARS On their wedding night, the young bride approached her new husband and asked for \$20.00 for their first lovemaking encounter.
Nice story, but the math does not work.
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04-19-2009, 11:30 PM   #1822
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 Originally Posted by Sam Nice story, but the math does not work.
It works better for a 10% return at \$43/day...

FV = PMT * [(1 + %)^^n - 1] / %

PMT = FV / [(1 + %)^^n - 1] * %

Assume:
\$3M future value
30 years (10,950 days not counting leap years)
10% simple annual interest rate, or .02739726%/day for 365-day year

PMT = \$3M / [(1 + 2.739726EE-4)^^10950 - 1] * 2.739726EE-4

PMT = \$43.08.

I mean, eh, Sam, you fell right into her trap:
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 Originally Posted by Bestwifeever You know, sometimes, men just don't know when to keep their mouths shut.
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 04-20-2009, 09:45 AM #1823 Administrator   Join Date: Jan 2008 Location: Rocky Inlets Posts: 27,416 The economy is soooo bad CEO's are now playing miniature golf. Even people who have nothing to do with the Obama administration aren't paying their taxes. Hotwheels and Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM. Obama met with small businesses to discuss the Stimulus Package: GE, Caterpillar and Citigroup. McDonalds is selling the 1/4 ouncer Parents in Beverly Hills fired their nannies and learned their children's names A truck full of Americans got caught sneaking into Mexico The most highly-paid job is now jury duty Dick Cheney took his stockbroker hunting People in poor countries are donating money to Americans Motel Six won't leave the light on The Mafia is laying off judges And finally... Congress says they are looking into this Bernard Madoff scandal. Hey, neat...the guy who made \$50 billion disappear is being investigated by the people who made \$2 Trillion disappear.
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04-22-2009, 12:15 PM   #1825
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 Originally Posted by Nords I mean, eh, Sam, you fell right into her trap:
Don't we all?

Martha, please explain the last picture. Did he or did he not find happiness?

04-22-2009, 05:42 PM   #1826
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 Originally Posted by Sam Don't we all? Martha, please explain the last picture. Did he or did he not find happiness?
He found happiness. Now he needs a four leaf clover.
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 04-22-2009, 06:47 PM #1827 Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)Give me a forum ...   Join Date: Jun 2006 Posts: 11,623 Does he go back to his wife, or will she forever wonder where he went, and die alone? __________________ Al
 04-22-2009, 07:11 PM #1828 Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)Give me a forum ...   Join Date: Dec 2006 Location: Dallas 'burb Posts: 9,087 __________________ There's no need to complicate, our time is short..
 04-22-2009, 07:13 PM #1829 Moderator   Join Date: May 2004 Posts: 12,897 I'm going back to that cheerier suicide thread . . .
 04-23-2009, 09:19 AM #1830 Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)Give me a forum ...   Join Date: Feb 2008 Location: East Nowhere, 43N Latitude, NY Posts: 9,030 Using Wikipedia's definition... A scavenger hunt is a game in which individuals or teams seek to gather a number of specific items—usually not by purchase—or perform tasks as given by a list. The goal is usually to complete the list first. I'm going to guess that despite finding happiness, his quest continues. The list tells him he still needs to find a four leaf clover, which is universally symbolic of luck. But he already has happiness and doesn't need to complete the list...and just doesn't realize it? The list is paramount. Ok, that's enough deep thinking for moi today. I'm FIREd. PS I thought it was interesting that the woman was rowing the boat while he professed his love. __________________ "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney
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 04-23-2009, 10:28 AM #1832 Moderator Emeritus   Join Date: Feb 2004 Location: minnesota Posts: 13,226 Well, at least he got his shark's tooth. __________________ . No more lawyer stuff, no more political stuff, so no more CYA
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 04-23-2009, 12:49 PM #1835 Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)Give me a forum ...   Join Date: Jan 2007 Location: Independence Posts: 5,794 I heard my wife crying in the bathroom. 'Honey? What's wrong' I asked. 'Oh, George! Just look at me: I'm getting so old! I have more gray in my hair than blonde, I have varicose veins on both of my legs, and I'm just fat and wrinkled all over! I really need someone to say something positive about me right now!' I looked deeply into her eyes and said softly: 'Your vision's real good, honey. That's something, isn't it?' And that's when the fight started.... - - - My wife and I were sitting at a table at my high school reunion, and I kept staring at a drunken lady swigging her drink as she sat alone at a nearby table. My wife asked, 'Do you know her?' 'Yes,' I sighed, 'She was my senior year girlfriend. I understand she took to drinking right after we split up those many years ago, and I hear she hasn't been sober since.' 'My God!' says my wife. 'Who would think a person could go on celebrating that long?' And that's when the fight started....
 04-24-2009, 04:41 PM #1837 Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso) Give me a forum ...   Join Date: Jun 2002 Location: Texas Hill Country Posts: 44,343 Morris and his wife Esther went to the state fair every year and every year Morris would say, “Esther, I'd like to ride in that helicopter.” Esther always replied, “I know Morris, but that helicopter ride is fifty dollars, and fifty dollars is fifty dollars “ One year Esther and Morris went to the fair and Morris said, “Esther, I'm 85 years old. If I don't ride that helicopter, I might never get another chance.” To this Esther replied, “Morris, that helicopter ride is fifty dollars and fifty dollars is fifty dollars.” The pilot overheard the old couple and said, “Folks I'll make you a deal. I'll take the both of you for a ride. And, if you can stay quiet for the entire ride and not say a word, I won't charge you! But if you say one word, it’s fifty dollars.” Morris and Esther agreed and up they went. The pilot did all kinds of fancy maneuvers, but not a word was heard. He did his daredevil tricks over and over again, but still not a word. When they landed, the pilot turned to Morris and said, “By golly, I did everything I could to get you to yell out, but you didn’t. I'm impressed!” Morris replied, “Well, to tell you the truth, I almost said something when Esther fell out, but you know, fifty dollars is fifty dollars!” __________________ Numbers is hard Charter resident of the lumpen slums of cyberspace Retired in 2005 at age 58, no pension
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Good one! DW did not think much of it tho...
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 04-26-2009, 12:30 PM #1840 Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)Give me a forum ...   Join Date: Jan 2007 Location: Independence Posts: 5,794 A guy was driving around the back woods of East Texas and he saw a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: Talking Dog for Sale He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the back yard and sees a nice-looking Beagle sitting there. 'You talk?' he asks. 'Yep,' the Beagle replies. After the guy recovers from the shock of hearing a dog talk, he says 'So, what's your story?' The Beagle looks up and says, 'Well, I discovered that I could talk when I was pretty young. I wanted to help the government, so I told the CIA and they had me sworn into the toughest branch of the armed services...the United States Marines. You know one of their nicknames is 'The Devil Dogs.' 'In no time at all they had me jetting from country to country, sitting in rooms with spies and world leaders; because no one figured a dog would be eavesdropping. I was one of their most valuable spies for eight years running, but the jetting around really tired me out, and I knew I wasn't getting any younger. So, I decided to settle down.' ' I retired from the Corps (8 dog years is 56 Corps years) and signed up for a job at the airport to do some undercover security, wandering near suspicious characters and listening in. I uncovered some incredible dealings and was awarded a batch of medals. I got married, had a mess of puppies, and now I'm just retired.' The guy is amazed. He goes back in and asks the owner how much he wants for the dog. 'Ten dollars,' the guy says. 'Ten dollars? This dog is amazing! Why on earth are you selling him so cheap?' 'Because he's such a bullshitter... He never did any of that ****. He was neutered as a puppy and he was in the Coast Guard!' __________________

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