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Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,252
Posted By ERD50
No, that's just not right. The time/date should...

No, that's just not right. The time/date should be current. I'd bet that's the source of your problems.

I just double-checked and mine shows the correct date/time in EPG. I entered EPG and then...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 11-19-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By ERD50
Others already answered, I just wanted to point...

Others already answered, I just wanted to point out that this phrase in the OP might have led to some confusion:



I think what he meant by 'the FED', was not the PBGC ( an independent agency ),...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 11-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By ERD50
When I was researching PBGC, I also found that...

When I was researching PBGC, I also found that stuff on the multi-employer plans scary. But since I don't belong to that group, I didn't go any further. Not sure what the deal is - do they have other...
Forum: Other topics 11-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 653
Posted By ERD50
The old manual Honeywell dial type. And you'll...

The old manual Honeywell dial type. And you'll have to pry it from my cold, dead hands before I would 'upgrade' to a programmable.

In the same way that I like a regular, old-fashioned dial type...
Forum: Other topics 11-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,671
Posted By ERD50
Rather presumptuous, don't you think? I, for...

Rather presumptuous, don't you think?
I, for one, find it quite comfortable at 63 degrees and enjoy it even cooler while sleeping.[/QUOTE]

Agreed. I don't find 75 comfortable at all. And 68 is...
Forum: Travel Information 11-18-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,297
Posted By ERD50
Without adequate air flow into the furnace room,...

Without adequate air flow into the furnace room, you not only risk CO build up (not CO2 - carbon dioxide, fizzy stuff in beer and soda. CO is Carbon Monoxide - very bad. CO2 mostly is dangerous just...
Forum: Other topics 11-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,671
Posted By ERD50
I'll estimate this at ~ 5 flecks per square inch...

I'll estimate this at ~ 5 flecks per square inch of egg surface area. This is a medium-coarse grind. I insist on fresh ground.

I find 7 flecks per square inch to approach the point where the...
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 11-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,254
Posted By ERD50
Yes, it can be wrong (I've got the capital losses...

Yes, it can be wrong (I've got the capital losses to prove it!). Sometimes (often? usually? almost always?), there is a reason for the low P/E. I purchased a few low P/E companies with that...
Forum: Other topics 11-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,671
Posted By ERD50
I don't understand threads like this. To me, this...

I don't understand threads like this. To me, this is like asking "how much pepper do you use on your eggs? Maybe I should reconsider how much pepper I use on my eggs based on your inputs?"


So...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-17-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,164
Posted By ERD50
Agreed, I tend to buy 'things' for the...

Agreed, I tend to buy 'things' for the experiences they provide. Seems like an odd distinction to me.

I suppose maybe some people buy 'things' just to brag 'I have that thing' - so what? Maybe...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-15-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,093
Posted By ERD50
I agree with you that there is no magic. For a...

I agree with you that there is no magic. For a given portfolio, and a given time period, you can only pull so much money out (using history as a benchmark). You can't get blood out of a rock. A...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-15-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 26,147
Posted By ERD50
Thanks for mentioning this. As I was reading this...

Thanks for mentioning this. As I was reading this thread, I was thinking that what I thought were the only two pieces of galvanized I had have leaked. One of them being at the well junction, and it...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 26,147
Posted By ERD50
imoldernu, this shouldn't be complicated. From...

imoldernu, this shouldn't be complicated. From all signs, you have a bad neutral or ground connection. I highly recommend a licensed electrician, not some handy man who is going to 'experiment'....
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,478
Posted By ERD50
Warning - Intentional mis-quoting for an attempt...

Warning - Intentional mis-quoting for an attempt at humor -

But as I scanned this thread, I read the following two comments in order:

[/QUOTE]

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Well, OK, at...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By ERD50
Exactly. That says it all. -ERD50

Exactly. That says it all.

-ERD50
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-09-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By ERD50
samclem, what brand do you have? Mine (An old...

samclem, what brand do you have? Mine (An old Spectra-Pure model, designed for aquariums) takes the generic charcoal carts (~ $7, change every 3-6 months). Have never needed to change the RO filter...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-09-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By ERD50
+1 (2-3-4-5? I lost count) to what samclem said....

+1 (2-3-4-5? I lost count) to what samclem said. For chlorine, a charcoal filter does the job.


But I need to clarify a point regarding chlorine and chloramine (commonly used today, as it is more...
Forum: Other topics 11-08-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,580
Views: 396,866
Posted By ERD50
Good one! For those less familiar with...

Good one! For those less familiar with Catholicism, there are actually two words that contribute to this story. I'm sure everyone caught the Mass/mass reference, but Catholics also celebrate the...
Forum: Other topics 11-08-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,545
Posted By ERD50
I think you are misinterpreting what haha said. ...

I think you are misinterpreting what haha said.

I take it that it is his opinion that we would be better off if fewer uninformed voters cast a vote (and I think that is a reasonable statement)....
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-08-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,093
Posted By ERD50
That is not true. The Firecalc history...

That is not true.

The Firecalc history includes 1929, and you could have been 90% in stocks, and supported a 40 year retirement by 'blindly' taking out 3.27% the first year, and 'blindly'...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,476
Posted By ERD50
Oh good-y! This is sort of on-topic though,...

Oh good-y!

This is sort of on-topic though, a while back I think there was some threat of bacon prices going sky-high? We don't eat much bacon, and when we want it we buy it, so tracking the price...
Forum: Other topics 11-06-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,545
Posted By ERD50
I sense some broad-brush statements here, with a...

I sense some broad-brush statements here, with a tinge of self-righteousness thrown in for good measure.

As I see it, there is voting and there is voting, and there is not-voting and there is...
Forum: Forum Admin 11-05-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,772
Posted By ERD50
There were a few former posters who seemed to...

There were a few former posters who seemed to live by that rule! :) They would post a 'naked link', or ask some 'hot button' question, and then never comment on the thread that they started.

I...
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 11-05-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,784
Posted By ERD50
From 9/10/2014 - So you are back in? Be...

From 9/10/2014 -

So you are back in? Be interesting to see where we go from here.

S&P 500 (^GSPC) 2,023.56

Are you sticking to the original plan? If it drops to 1986, will you sell again,...
Forum: Other topics 11-05-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By ERD50
Small sample, but IME the drivers in Linux are...

Small sample, but IME the drivers in Linux are better than Win/Mac.

I had an old printer and an old scanner that were no longer supported by Win/Mac, and they work fine in every version of Linux...
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