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Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) Today, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By John Galt III
I didn't short anything. I just unloaded some...

I didn't short anything. I just unloaded some equities so that if the market drops I will lose less. So far the market has gone back up from my sell point, so I would have been better off doing...
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 10-15-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By John Galt III
In trying to preserve at least some of my profits...

In trying to preserve at least some of my profits I am selling some stock today. Will get 4 pm price. I think the market will go much lower in the next few months. Good luck all!
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 10-14-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By John Galt III
This pattern reminds me of the pattern that...

This pattern reminds me of the pattern that preceded the last meltdown(2008). Up 100, down 200. Repeat, repeat... Talking heads saying all sorts of different things. More deflation talk than usual....
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-07-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,940
Posted By John Galt III
Too bad if you had your bitcoin fortune in Mt...

Too bad if you had your bitcoin fortune in Mt Gox, however. :frown::facepalm:
Forum: Other topics 10-06-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,902
Posted By John Galt III
Went to Olive Garden yesterday. Got the...

Went to Olive Garden yesterday. Got the "Unlimited Pasta Bowl" for $9.99 . (Not the same deal OP was talking about, but similar) I got meat sauce on it, for no extra charge. Unlimited bread sticks...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-02-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,630
Posted By John Galt III
Agree there are still many "gotchas" used by...

Agree there are still many "gotchas" used by insurance companies AND providers to scoop more cash from the patients. Latest example : I asked beforehand how much I would have to pay for a blood...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-01-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,058
Posted By John Galt III
I have 3 different stable value funds, and I have...

I have 3 different stable value funds, and I have 75 percent of my 401k money in them. They each have an ER of about 0.5 percent. After the ER is deducted, one gets 2.9 %, one gets 2.3% and one gets...
Forum: Other topics 10-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By John Galt III
Brought myself to click open an old 3-ring binder...

Brought myself to click open an old 3-ring binder and remove about 3 pounds of pages expounding on Client / Server operations, methods, technologies, etc, etc, etc. Added the 3 pounds to the paper...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-01-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 22,960
Posted By John Galt III
At parents' house. They mentioned crank-out...

At parents' house. They mentioned crank-out window wasn't closing, and told me not to touch it. The arm that cranks the window had come out of it's sleeve and they couldn't get it back in. They were...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-01-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 22,960
Posted By John Galt III
AllDone, was it one of those metal braided...

AllDone, was it one of those metal braided hoses? Where did it break?

JG3
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-01-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,310
Posted By John Galt III
I would probably get UM coverage to protect...

I would probably get UM coverage to protect myself from the crowd of uninsured sc*mb*gs :nonono: >:( out there, if it were priced lower, but in my state it would double my premium ! I can't...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-29-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,627
Posted By John Galt III
My GP is on statins and wants me to be also. But...

My GP is on statins and wants me to be also. But he agrees that good cholesterol numbers only increase the likelihood that you will be trouble-free in the heart department. He also agrees that many...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,168
Posted By John Galt III
Fidelity reminds me every so often that they want...

Fidelity reminds me every so often that they want my email address. So far I have not given them one, since it seems like one more point of vulnerability for hackers to exploit.
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-25-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,918
Posted By John Galt III
CSPAN, PBS, and a couple other channels that...

CSPAN, PBS, and a couple other channels that don't have commercials. Some great stuff there, and no commercials! :clap:
Forum: Other topics 09-25-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By John Galt III
Thanks for all the replies! Brings back the...

Thanks for all the replies! Brings back the memories, does it not? May take a couple of these manuals down to recycling today and turn them into Fedex boxes. :)
Forum: Other topics 09-23-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By John Galt III
Old IT Technical Manuals. Recycle or try to sell / give away?

I have about 150 pounds of 1980's and 1990's computer programming manuals cluttering up the place. Subjects are mostly mainframe stuff like PL/ 1 , COBOL, CICS, DB2, JCL, IBM OS360/370...
Forum: Other topics 09-22-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By John Galt III
The insane pork prices came down here finally....

The insane pork prices came down here finally. Pork loin on sale for $1.88 a pound. !!
Forum: Other topics 09-19-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 14,008
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: 501
Views: 22,960
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: 75
Views: 2,076
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: 75
Views: 2,076
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: 65
Views: 4,146
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: 1,643
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: 710
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: 113
Views: 7,068
Posted By John Galt III
$24 per month for one person. Subsidized Silver...

$24 per month for one person. Subsidized Silver plan. :hide:
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