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Forum: Other topics 09-19-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,265
Posted By John Galt III
News articles the have a name of a city in the...

News articles the have a name of a city in the dateline at very beginning, but NOT THE STATE !! For example, the article has "Smithville" as the first word in the dateline, and no state. The...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-18-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 18,773
Posted By John Galt III
Texas Prouud, Was that the external fan or...

Texas Prouud, Was that the external fan or internal? Labor included? I'd be interested to know how it works out. JG3
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-18-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,087
Posted By John Galt III
I know. I couldn't believe how much sodium I was ...

I know. I couldn't believe how much sodium I was ingesting daily, after reading the label on the baking soda container. Who knew? Plain old baking soda!
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,087
Posted By John Galt III
I was dissolving a couple tablespoons of baking...

I was dissolving a couple tablespoons of baking soda in water every day, and drinking it to combat stomach acid. Went for a blood pressure test and it was 155 / 98 !! Much higher than usual. ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-15-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,000
Posted By John Galt III
And of course, the venerable ...

And of course, the venerable "Slacker".
Forum: Other topics 09-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,557
Posted By John Galt III
Watched some of the BB marathon on cable AMC last...

Watched some of the BB marathon on cable AMC last night. It was good as usual, but I got "saturated" with the scrunginess, after 2 hours and stopped watching. Plus WAY too many commercials, as...
Forum: Other topics 09-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By John Galt III
+1. Golf tournaments on channels like CBS or ABC...

+1. Golf tournaments on channels like CBS or ABC are doing this now. You conscientiously mute all the real commercials, try to do something productive, like crack open a beer while the commercial...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-14-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,404
Posted By John Galt III
$24 per month for one person. Subsidized Silver...

$24 per month for one person. Subsidized Silver plan. :hide:
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,404
Posted By John Galt III
BellBarbara, Why was Medicaid so awful? I...

BellBarbara,

Why was Medicaid so awful? I currently have a subsidized Silver plan, but was thinking about switching to Medicaid, in Pa.

Thanks
Forum: Other topics 09-13-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,557
Posted By John Galt III
How soon we forget! Fargo the miniseries was...

How soon we forget! Fargo the miniseries was great, IMO. I hear they are planning a season 2 in 2015. Regarding BB, I want to get the dvd of season 1 from the lib (if it ever is available) so I...
Forum: Other topics 09-11-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,265
Posted By John Galt III
Some TV weatherpeople can be annoying. Their...

Some TV weatherpeople can be annoying. Their directors seem to be telling them to throw their arms around needlessly and make rapid lunges around the stage, and have a look of panic on their faces.
Forum: Other topics 09-10-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,265
Posted By John Galt III
Restaurants that don't have beer prices on the...

Restaurants that don't have beer prices on the menu. :frown: And the waitress never knows the prices either, and has to go ask the bartender. :facepalm:

On a positive note, these same...
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 09-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,443
Posted By John Galt III
Anybody remember about a month ago the talking...

Anybody remember about a month ago the talking heads were warning that "Main Street" investors were finally starting to re-enter the market, and that that was sign that a correction was imminent?
Forum: Other topics 09-09-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,080
Posted By John Galt III
Apparently the new GE appliances are cheap crap...

Apparently the new GE appliances are cheap crap to be avoided. :frown: I don't know if any other brand is any better, however.

But the good news is that if you have an old GE appliance, just hang...
Forum: Other topics 09-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 97,460
Posted By John Galt III
The Glass Bead Game by Herman Hesse. This is...

The Glass Bead Game by Herman Hesse. This is supposed to be one of his best books. I liked Siddhartha and Demian but this is not like those books. This is so slow I can't believe it. And dry. Half...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-05-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,467
Posted By John Galt III
The worst boss is the sadistic powertripping...

The worst boss is the sadistic powertripping nutcase who lives to harrass people. His motivation is not advancement, but to simply have power over people to make their lives miserable while...
Forum: Other topics 09-02-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,265
Posted By John Galt III
:sick: I'm seeing this more and more in news...

:sick: I'm seeing this more and more in news articles : using the awkward and weird (but new!) "reach out" instead of the much preferable "contacted" or "asked". Example : this reporter reached...
Forum: Other topics 08-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By John Galt III
As a long time caffeinated coffee drinker, I'm...

As a long time caffeinated coffee drinker, I'm locked in at one to three 8 ounce mugs per day. Almost no noticeable "boost" from it (like there was years ago) but it does something for me...
Forum: Other topics 08-31-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 913
Posted By John Galt III
Played trumpet in jr hi and hi school band....

Played trumpet in jr hi and hi school band. Practiced a lot, and got to be half-decent. Admire and appreciate listening to anyone who has mastery over an instrument, be it trumpet, cello, guitar,...
Forum: Other topics 08-31-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,265
Posted By John Galt III
Female tennis players on TV who scream to the...

Female tennis players on TV who scream to the Heavens as though they are giving birth with every strike of the ball. How does the audience endure it?

I guess the women golfers are next.......
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-29-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,467
Posted By John Galt III
Managers who are insecure, power-mad, desperate ...

Managers who are insecure, power-mad, desperate psychopaths /sociopaths who have determined that YOU are the person they will make an example of........
Forum: Other topics 08-25-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,265
Posted By John Galt III
Pet peeve of the day is : waiting 4 minutes in...

Pet peeve of the day is : waiting 4 minutes in checkout line while customer ahead swipes card, signs electronic signature (which for some reason takes a whole 60 seconds), types in numbers, cashier...
Forum: Other topics 08-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By John Galt III
Sounds like you work with a bunch of miserable...

Sounds like you work with a bunch of miserable people who get off on making someone else more miserable than they are. And it is tolerated by management, apparently. Maybe the manager is one of the...
Forum: Other topics 08-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By John Galt III
Home Depot and Lowe's didn't have the cheap small...

Home Depot and Lowe's didn't have the cheap small plants this year. Cheapest was a big one at $3.49 each. Found some cheapo plants 75 cents each, called "Supersonic" at a farmers market....
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-22-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,130
Posted By John Galt III
In Pa. 15.2 cents per KW hour. All that...

In Pa. 15.2 cents per KW hour. All that fracking isn't bringing the price down. :(
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