Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Re: More Doom and Gloom
Old 02-16-2005, 05:34 PM   #61
Recycles dryer sheets
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 108
Re: More Doom and Gloom

Probably not, in our case. I am just shy of 5'10" and have grey hair. Daughter is barely 5 feet and cute, but she is, after all, military and doesn't put up with much.

indymom is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Re: More Doom and Gloom
Old 02-16-2005, 06:26 PM   #62
Recycles dryer sheets
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 325
Re: More Doom and Gloom


Perhaps in Greece unattended women are treated as abondoned and subject to pedis possesio, or ownership through capture.


The Italians are usually very nice to American Military. They seem to be (IMHO) decently disposed to Americans in general. You should have a great time this summer.

Thank your daughter for her service to the country.

LEX is offline   Reply With Quote
Re: More Doom and Gloom
Old 02-16-2005, 07:45 PM   #63
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Mesa
Posts: 3,588
Re: More Doom and Gloom

Leave your unpinchable kevlar undies at home and it might.

Indeed the "old countries" are a little different. *I was in greece about 15 years ago with my petite girlfriend. *A couple of the local greek boys wandered by and saw her standing alone. *One of them thought she was cute so he picked her up and started carrying her off.
Actually, that's quite rare. Greek boys normally prefer sheep.
sgeeeee is offline   Reply With Quote
Re: More Doom and Gloom
Old 02-16-2005, 08:46 PM   #64
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
cute fuzzy bunny's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Losing my whump
Posts: 22,697
Re: More Doom and Gloom

Thats what these fine fellows ended up having to settle for
Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful. Just another form of "buy low, sell high" for those who have trouble with things. This rule is not universal. Do not buy a 1973 Pinto because everyone else is afraid of it.
cute fuzzy bunny is offline   Reply With Quote
Re: More Doom and Gloom
Old 02-17-2005, 07:36 AM   #65
Posts: n/a
Re: More Doom and Gloom

Gee John Galt,

For someone who can pontificate about everything, and anything, you've remained strangely silent regarding my question to you in reply#50.
  Reply With Quote
Re: More Doom and Gloom
Old 02-19-2005, 07:05 AM   #66
Posts: n/a
Re: More Doom and Gloom

Hello rockpile. Sorry I missed your query.

Did you mean "neocons are fascists in Brooks Brothers suits"? I don't like neocons or Brooks Brothers suits either,
for that matter. I guess I didn't think the remark required
(deserved?) an answer. If I got the wrong reply, please
let me know and I will try to respond.

  Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gloom and Doom hogwild FIRE and Money 3 07-12-2006 04:17 PM
Doom and gloom camberiu FIRE and Money 8 05-17-2006 08:51 AM
Ben Stein - More doom and Gloom on Retirement............ Cut-Throat FIRE and Money 44 04-19-2006 07:49 PM
More economic doom 'n' gloom Cool Dood FIRE and Money 28 04-08-2006 07:45 PM
Doom and Gloom Helen FIRE and Money 75 02-14-2006 10:24 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:00 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.