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Forum: FIRE and Money 12-12-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,117
Posted By lemming
That is the step I think they need to make to...

That is the step I think they need to make to current situation. No worry about selling the farm to pay taxes until you sell the farm.

My thoughts are that that is what they were moving towards...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-23-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,080
Posted By lemming
Maybe take up tennis? I hate gyms too. The...

Maybe take up tennis?
I hate gyms too. The noise/echo and the swimming pool air. The only machine I liked was the elliptical. Treadmill makes me feel like I'm going to fall. Falling is a big...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-02-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,534
Posted By lemming
I used to buy used appliances too until I...

I used to buy used appliances too until I realized most people don't need to buy a washing machine every two years. My first machine bought new lasted 16 years.
Forum: Other topics 10-06-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 177,803
Posted By lemming
My pet peeve is free boxes from an entity that is...

My pet peeve is free boxes from an entity that is broke. Free can't be the right price. Put prepaid postage info on the boxes and sell them for that.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-19-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By lemming
Almost everything you see on tv or the web is an...

Almost everything you see on tv or the web is an advertisement for the company doing the ad. Take it with a grain of skeptic salt. IMHO anytime it blares out that it is absolutely free to you means...
Forum: Other topics 08-29-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 13,589
Posted By lemming
just fyi Washington Post has suspended its...

just fyi Washington Post has suspended its paywall/number of free articles during the hurricane crisis
Forum: Other topics 07-24-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,178
Posted By lemming
I had my appendix taken out when I was 5(?) I...

I had my appendix taken out when I was 5(?) I remember standing on the railing of the bed to look out a porthole kind of window at the nurses station .
After surgery I was probably not climbing...
Forum: Other topics 07-23-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,052
Posted By lemming
Sometimes two unrelated posts in a row can be...

Sometimes two unrelated posts in a row can be funny, even when the first attempt at humor wasn't.

I bought a kitchen sink. Not that big but bulky. Not as happy with it as I thought. If I had seen...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-20-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,462
Posted By lemming
congrats Dallas27 that is a good number to see....

congrats Dallas27 that is a good number to see. Keep on keeping on.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-11-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,688
Posted By lemming
I just bought a router from Verizon. I have had...

I just bought a router from Verizon. I have had their router for several years as a rental.
Tried to look at Amazon for a deal but could not determine what works with what.
And, like the sheets...
Forum: Travel Information 07-08-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,420
Posted By lemming
Were the bugs Cicadas? Show us the pics. Those...

Were the bugs Cicadas? Show us the pics. Those emerge in droves that cover the sidewalks and trees and are a force of nature that can't be managed.
I used to live across a one lane road from...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-07-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,463
Posted By lemming
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-05-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,843
Posted By lemming
I have too much in one stock that I inherited,...

I have too much in one stock that I inherited, DTE. It is about 24% of my investments. Even though it has had gains and has a reasonable dividend it worries me. Anything with Detroit in the name and...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-29-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By lemming
I suppose you could include city-data.com for the...

I suppose you could include city-data.com for the health and the insurance sub forums. Or the Great Debates. Some stay on topic but a lot just devolve.
There is also stonekettle.com He is currently...
Forum: Other topics 06-26-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By lemming
why would I want to click on a link I know is...

why would I want to click on a link I know is dirty?
Forum: Other topics 06-10-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By lemming
What do you consider social media? I don't even...

What do you consider social media? I don't even have a facebook account but between watching kittens from Canada on youtube and the comment section of the Washington post I am putting in a full days...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-05-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,769
Posted By lemming
What special circumstances kept you from...

What special circumstances kept you from applying online? Do they have your original documents and will you be able to retrieve them?
A compliant call to your congressional rep sounds good.
Forum: Travel Information 06-03-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,648
Posted By lemming
Maybe save these for your next trip...

Maybe save these for your next trip https://www.alldogboots.com/Dog-Hiking-Boots-s/87.htm
Forum: Other topics 06-03-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By lemming
I thought this was an inside joke where something...

I thought this was an inside joke where something in the qualifications would be glaringly obvious to a real cyber security worker.
Anything that leads with 100k -leads team of elite...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-27-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By lemming
That is just envelope accounting to me. I do that...

That is just envelope accounting to me. I do that mentally sometimes but it doesn't change anything really.
If you are doing that-a dedicated sinking fund you should consider your portfolio to be...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-25-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,920
Posted By lemming
You didn't watch NOVA last night did you? ...

You didn't watch NOVA last night did you? Meteors are real!
I think your optimism depends on what you mean by principal. If you have a portfolio on liquid assets that you are not touching, then...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 05-24-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By lemming
I have to admit that I was being a bit cynical...

I have to admit that I was being a bit cynical about the poster who just happened to drop in to drop the name of a company who wants to sell us stuff. Maybe I am just grumpy.
Maybe the mods could...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 05-24-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By lemming
We have skeptical people here too. With pretty...

We have skeptical people here too. With pretty good radar.:angel:
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-22-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By lemming
I would worry more about the balance being eaten...

I would worry more about the balance being eaten up by fees. If he can't add to that account or wants to invest on his own, have him fill out the forms with random numbers and beneficiary 'to the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-17-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By lemming
I wondered where they got all that money for all...

I wondered where they got all that money for all those infomercials.
Glad someone stood up and spoke up.
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