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Forum: Hi, I am... 05-03-2021, 09:23 AM
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Views: 1,223
Posted By justlikebike
I remember on a trip to Costa Rica running into a...

I remember on a trip to Costa Rica running into a young guy on the beach who was retired. He was absolutely bored senseless. There are so few people in their 30s that are retired he had nobody to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-25-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By justlikebike
Get rechargeable ones. Hunting for batteries or...

Get rechargeable ones. Hunting for batteries or having them die when you are out is a pain. Also, the advertised price is about 25% high. They will negotiate if you try (not Costco).
Do NOT get...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-19-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,537
Posted By justlikebike
Depends on physical fitness. 1) Cycling - Bikes...

Depends on physical fitness.
1) Cycling - Bikes from $1000
2) Volleyball - Teams from $60 plus shoes, shorts.
3) Gardening - $50 and up
4) Brewing beer - $200 and up. Get the book "How to Brew"...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-22-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By justlikebike
Only met one person who stated they were a...

Only met one person who stated they were a non-responder. When I watched his diet I begged to differ regarding the cause. Sure there will be as much variation in what people get out of exercise as...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-12-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,965
Posted By justlikebike
Do these include someone to clear your browser...

Do these include someone to clear your browser history? :laugh:
Forum: Other topics 12-15-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,220
Posted By justlikebike
DW and I walk daily around our neighbourhood. I...

DW and I walk daily around our neighbourhood. I try to guess the average age of the people and marital status. Massive decorations with blow-up characters. Younger with school aged children. ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-11-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By justlikebike
This is a very personal thing. Basically if you...

This is a very personal thing. Basically if you ask 10 people, you get 10 different answers. I would say the answer is " enough to make you frown slightly"
For person 1 that may be a million, for...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,433
Posted By justlikebike
hmmm... Ours is slightly different. We have...

hmmm... Ours is slightly different.
We have everything joint except for a small discretionary account for each other.
A small amount gets auto deposited into each account on a monthly basis. ...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-17-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By justlikebike
Basically, the trick your brain to focus on your...

Basically, the trick your brain to focus on your tongue rather than the tinnitus. I hate the vague results though. 86 percent had less tinnitus. How much less. If I have to electrocute my tongue...
Forum: Other topics 09-24-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 19,469
Posted By justlikebike
Here is a website that helps with ways to vote...

Here is a website that helps with ways to vote for each state.
It is run by Stephen Colbert but gives you all details on how to vote, not who to vote for.
https://www.betterknowaballot.com/
Forum: Other topics 06-22-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,038
Posted By justlikebike
Let this be an eye opener to those people stuck...

Let this be an eye opener to those people stuck in OMY. Adding another year of work does not add another year to your life, it brings you one year closer to death. Go enjoy the now. Tomorrow is not...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-04-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,726
Posted By justlikebike
I remember when I first read the definition of...

I remember when I first read the definition of introvert vs extrovert. It was such an eye opener for me. I thought I just didn't like people. The simple definition has been noted here. Introverts...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-05-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By justlikebike
I am from Canada, so the rules might be different...

I am from Canada, so the rules might be different but there is something you should check out. The rules here are you cannot finalize the estate until you get approval from Revenue Canada (Our...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-26-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By justlikebike
I've used MapMyRun in the past. (Knees won't let...

I've used MapMyRun in the past. (Knees won't let me run anymore) But it did what you asked. At the time it didn't require all my information, not sure about now.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-12-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 10,078
Posted By justlikebike
Also bought a bidet! Water is brisk, but...

Also bought a bidet! Water is brisk, but tolerable.
Forum: Hi, I am... 02-12-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,526
Posted By justlikebike
One thing that I feel is important that I find...

One thing that I feel is important that I find difficult to wrap my head around is inflation.
The younger you retire, the more important that number is. What seems like a crazy amount of money at...
Forum: Travel Information 02-04-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By justlikebike
I am 6'2" and have rented multiple cars in...

I am 6'2" and have rented multiple cars in Europe, always renting the cheapest cars I could find. Never had an issue with not fitting. Normally I am at the max seat setting, but it hasn't been an...
Forum: Other topics 02-02-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,107
Posted By justlikebike
So you can party around campfires!

So you can party around campfires!
Forum: Other topics 01-15-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,780
Posted By justlikebike
Options as I see them: 1) Stay where you are ...

Options as I see them:
1) Stay where you are
2) Buy a house for $350/400 cash and fix it up in time
3) Get a mortgage

What "we" would do and what "you" are comfortable with is probably 2...
Forum: Travel Information 12-04-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,153
Posted By justlikebike
Done this multiple times in multiple places. ...

Done this multiple times in multiple places.
Tips:
If you are renting a car. (Highly suggested) Ensure you Visa covers the insurance.
Stay in a bit busier, centrally located city. What I find is...
Forum: Travel Information 12-04-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 36,533
Posted By justlikebike
Ah 2020... I have been semi-retired for 2 years...

Ah 2020... I have been semi-retired for 2 years now, going to fully retire in 2020.
Starting in Lucca Italy for the month of April, then heading up to Paris, Loire Valley, and Bordeaux for the...
Forum: Other topics 11-19-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,713
Posted By justlikebike
"Life is what happens while you are making other...

"Life is what happens while you are making other plans" - fridge magnet.
Forum: Other topics 11-15-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,713
Posted By justlikebike
Reach for tomorrow but live for today - me

Reach for tomorrow but live for today - me
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By justlikebike
Not sure how long you let each step sit. If you...

Not sure how long you let each step sit.
If you leave the leaven for 16 hours it will become more "sour" (flavour)
If you let the dough sit in the fridge overnight it will become more "sour" as...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,157
Posted By justlikebike
Posts like these make me want to swear... Look,...

Posts like these make me want to swear...
Look, we moved somewhere expensive and now we have less disposable income.
Look, my spouse stopped working and now we have less money.
Look we are living...
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