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Old 12-05-2011, 04:21 PM   #61
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FireCalc. aka Dory.

I always liked: Close enough - as in horsehoes and handgrenades.

heh heh heh - I think Wm Bernstein's series on retirement calculators from Hell said over 80% success rate(aka chance of successful retirement) was close enough.

I like "close only counts in horeshoes, shotguns, hand grenades and atomic bombs"
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