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Old 01-29-2009, 11:33 PM   #41
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Regarding member affinity to other Web sites, the #1 ranked is the bogleheads site. Of course all investors would know Mr Bogle, but am I the only one who does not frequent that site? I was not even aware of that site until seeing it referenced here.
On the other hand, I often go to businessweek (I am also a printed-copy subscriber), bloomberg, treasurydirect (once a month as I got mucho money there), and wsj.
PS. I am also among the very few who have no accounts with Vanguard. Yes, I did know of Vanguard as it has always been connected with Mr. Bogle.
Bogleheads went through quite a backlash after breaking free of the H0cus-poisoned M*, and initally it wasn't much fun to keep track of all their rules. It looks like they've loosened up considerably, and their wikis are a great way to learn the ropes.

But I never got back into that crowd after all the M* H0cus drama.

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Steve's is great. I always research new cameras there.
Maybe it was the "primarily male" phrase, but juxtaposing it with "Steve's Digicams" brought to mind an entirely different sort of website...
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I became a Boglehead post split when they dropped that $5 to join rule.

Not that I'm thrifty, frugal - or or now what's that phrase I'm seaching for?

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heh heh heh - after all I have to uphold my reputation - . Although the 'Blonde in the basement in Missoula' joke/phase is long past - right.
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Girl blabbermouth, but never go to Bogle, Vanguard, or Steve's. And all my accounts are at Schwab except the 401ks.
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Nice. Mensa.org visitors also visit askmen.com. It is good to see that even those with a stellar IQ still appreciate the simpler pleasures in life.
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I was thinking the opposite. I thought it meant I should be able to stand up and pee.

It's quite possible for a woman to learn to do so, and darned useful if she spends much time hiking trails where facilities are few, and snakes may lurk in the underbrush

OK, now that I've left you with THAT indelible image...

I found the forum through another site on early retirement investment. I would venture that many more men have joined up, because men still dominate most Internet forums (except those pertaining to needlework and scrapbooking).

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I was thinking the opposite. I thought it meant I should be able to stand up and pee.

It's quite possible for a woman to learn to do so,...
Yeah, but will I be able to write my name in the snow, too?
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Yeah, but will I be able to write my name in the snow, too?
If you do, be sure it's in your own handwriting!
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What would be the male equivalent of that??
let's see...what would be a non-traditional male activity on the same level as a woman (me) having a toolbox of my own and rebuilding a small engine carburetor ?

tick tock tick tock...5 minutes passes...

how about "I need to go buff my nails before I go bowling? "
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let's see...what would be a non-traditional male activity on the same level as a woman (me) having a toolbox of my own and rebuilding a small engine carburetor ?

tick tock tick tock...5 minutes passes...

how about "I need to go buff my nails before I go bowling? "
I used to bowl. However, it wasn't much fun beating people using a house ball with a big chunk out of it.

I even had one guy on my team OFFER to buy me a nice bowling ball just to get me to stop using a "house" ball. It didn't work...........
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let's see...what would be a non-traditional male activity on the same level as a woman (me) having a toolbox of my own and rebuilding a small engine carburetor ?
I know you were speaking metaphorically, but that's ok, I understand..............
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If you do, be sure it's in your own handwriting!
You just need to use a really big... squeeze bottle.

As for having enough, that reminds me of the old punchline: "Oh, yeah? Well I have one of these, and my Mommy says that means I can have as many of those as I want!!"
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You better save up for writing Bestwifeever!
I'm thinking that drinking a 12-pack and holding it in for about three hours might be enough.
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After that 12-pack I should be able to cross the "t" and dot the "i" and clean the ice off the windshield, too!
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Well, I'm glad that those who are primarily male are

I shall not inquire as to your ... secondary ... um, items ....


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this little number, The Lady J,
LADY J Female Urinary Director Adapter is a portable, unbreakable plastic urinary director for every woman on the go.* The largest selection of Aircraft parts and Pilot Supplies.- SkyGeek.com
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Now what we older guys need is a device to keep our balls out of the mud when we have to squat to poop. I just love free enterprise!

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youbet...Thanks for the video! It even had a theme song.

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Uhh, what theme song would we have with that video?
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YouTube - Women, Now You Can...PEE STANDING UP!
Without giving anything away? Now where's the fun in that?
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