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Forum: FIRE and Money 03-18-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,845
Posted By omni550
I had a boss who loved high-end things and loved...

I had a boss who loved high-end things and loved to shop.

She was literally in the midst of a gi-normous kitchen remodel when 9/11 happened. Opportunistically, she went out and bought all sorts...
Forum: Other topics 03-16-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By omni550
My initial guess...possibly a hammer head from...

My initial guess...possibly a hammer head from Indian times...which was laced onto a stick.

omni
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By omni550
I bought my snowbird condo 7 years after I early...

I bought my snowbird condo 7 years after I early retired. I easily got a no fee 2.89% mortgage from Third Federal Savings and Loan (who write mortgage loans all over the country, btw) with no...
Forum: Other topics 02-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,227
Posted By omni550
I just learned something. This sensitivity to...

I just learned something. This sensitivity to noise is called misophonia.

And there are downloadable hypnosis sessions available for a very reasonable cost.

Thanks for the suggestion harley...
Forum: Other topics 02-18-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,227
Posted By omni550
I've been "noodling" on doing something similar,...

I've been "noodling" on doing something similar, keeping the existing drywall in place and simply adding noise absorbing and deadening "stuff'' to the bottom-side of the current ceiling (less...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-18-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,673
Posted By omni550
Just read another article the other day about how...

Just read another article the other day about how Florida is becoming a haven for "tax refugees". This has been going on for a while with retirees.

Nothing major in Florida, as far as I know, has...
Forum: Other topics 02-17-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
I had no clue who Sandy Morris is. I guess you...

I had no clue who Sandy Morris is. I guess you mean this Tampa-area financial planner? ....https://sandymorrisfinancial.com/

If she wouldn't sponsor the whole deal, maybe we could get her to cover...
Forum: Other topics 02-17-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
No politics discussed at our table, either....

No politics discussed at our table, either. :dance:

omni
Forum: Travel Information 02-17-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By omni550
All sorts of passes available for FL...

All sorts of passes available for FL residents.... https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/passes/

I've met some mouse-obsessed adults who go to all sorts of events at Disney ... Epcot International...
Forum: Other topics 02-17-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
It's really just an excuse to get the folks on...

It's really just an excuse to get the folks on the forum to come and socialize for a day or two....;D

omni
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-17-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,673
Posted By omni550
Well, with 1000 people moving (= relocating) to...

Well, with 1000 people moving (= relocating) to Florida DAILY, there have to be places for all of them to live.

Here in SWFL, I just saw an article in the paper this morning about how plans for...
Forum: Other topics 02-17-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
OK, CaliKid, now you've got my 'brain wheels'...

OK, CaliKid, now you've got my 'brain wheels' turning....:laugh::laugh::laugh:

Have lectures/discussions on:

Pay off mortgage, yes/no?
Take on a mortgage in retirement?
When to take Social...
Forum: Other topics 02-16-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
And we'd rent booth space to annuity salespeople?...

And we'd rent booth space to annuity salespeople? :laugh:

omni
Forum: Other topics 02-16-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,174
Posted By omni550
Midpack, Would it make any sense to call...

Midpack,

Would it make any sense to call your insurance company, explain the situation, and ask for their input? They probably have a lot of experience with trees and the damage they can...
Forum: Other topics 02-16-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
Well, another SWFL E-R.org gathering is on the...

Well, another SWFL E-R.org gathering is on the books. Everyone said they had a good time.

Fourteen of us met for socializing and lunch in Sarasota. We had a repeat guest from Washington, DC. Five...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-15-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,163
Posted By omni550
Yes, they contacted me several times to come...

Yes, they contacted me several times to come back. You, too?

omni
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-15-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,163
Posted By omni550
+1 (I retired from the same Mega Corp on...

+1

(I retired from the same Mega Corp on the same day as travelover. Never knew him at work. Ran into him at Harbor Freight a few years later.)

omni
Forum: Other topics 02-14-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
Updating with latest tweaks.... Confirmed...

Updating with latest tweaks....

Confirmed attendees:

1 pb4uski
2&3 Dtail +1
4&5&6&7 simple girl +3
8&9 boog +1
10 beachorcity
11&12 LewisClark +1
Forum: Hi, I am... 02-14-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,573
Posted By omni550
Congrats and welcome to the best of your life....

Congrats and welcome to the best of your life. :dance:

omni
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-14-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By omni550
IRS PIN info here for anyone who is interested. ...

IRS PIN info here for anyone who is interested.

https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

omni
Forum: Other topics 02-14-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,227
Posted By omni550
Hemit, +1 They are the first company...

Hemit,

+1

They are the first company with whom I spoke. (And the first 'solution' listed in post #1 is the one they recommended).

I look forward to hearing how your basement home theater...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-14-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 64,982
Posted By omni550
What it's like to get coronavirus: 21-year-old...

What it's like to get coronavirus: 21-year-old student from Wuhan reveals his three-week ordeal including 102F fever, pains 'in every part of my body' and a cough so bad 'I thought I would die'.......
Forum: Other topics 02-14-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,227
Posted By omni550
Thx for the suggestion. As someone posted...

Thx for the suggestion. As someone posted upthread, it doesn't seem like foam will help in this situation.

Their footfalls are causing my ceiling drywall to vibrate due to the solid connections...
Forum: Other topics 02-14-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,227
Posted By omni550
+1 Or a close relative. :laugh: omni

+1

Or a close relative. :laugh:

omni
Forum: Other topics 02-14-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,700
Posted By omni550
Reminder & Final headcount

OK, folks. This Sunday is the big day.

Sun. Feb. 16, 2020, 1:30pm - 3:30pm-ish (cash bar & lunch menu)

Gecko's Fruitville -- in the M&M Lounge* (private room)
351 N Cattlemen Rd...
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