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Forum: Hi, I am... 04-17-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,257
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: joesxm has arrived

Welcome aboard and enjoy the ride ........... 8)
Forum: Other topics 10-16-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Surf's Up! - Earthquake - Hawaii - 6.3

Glad you're o.k. Nords. Any other Hawaii-based members here?

Yup, had my share of the shakes during my six-year habitation of California. I vividly remember the early morning Oct. 1987...
Forum: Young Dreamers 10-02-2006, 01:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,764
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Anyone in the age group 40-49??

I'm 42. ER'd in April this year.

Decompression almost complete. Currently still relishing an almost euphoric sense of freeeeedom permeating in my consciousness. Later may do some advisory jigs in...
Forum: Forum Admin 09-29-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,495
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Banishment

JG's back?

Let the good times roll .........* :o
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-23-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,838
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Gas prices....................................

Hmm, lets see .... its 1.92 Ringgit per litre here in Kuala Lumpur.

After the necessary litre/US gallon and Ringgit/US Dollar conversions, this translates to US$1.98 per gallon. It was US$1.67...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-27-2006, 05:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,485
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Home to net worth %??

Home as % of Net Worth = 14%

Home + Vacant Lot (technically a "home" category asset as it generates no returns beyond intrinsic value appreciation, if any) as % of Net Worth = 27%

Bought the...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-18-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,032
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Sorry for not reintroduce myself

Mach, glad to have you back.

Yup, many of my IT/Software-related friends are scampering to the exit, not wanting to be the guy to turn off the lights.

The heighten rate of technology/systems...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-18-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,345
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Stuck newbie

Road,

I hope you're progressing well in your fledgling lifestyle blueprint since your last post.

Yup, spousal (... and to a lesser extent offspring) buy-in are crucial to the sustainability of...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-09-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,188
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Finally Free

Congrats and wishing you good health and happiness !!!

Yup, I second ESRBob's point. My first week back in April was bliss ....... and that "first week" feeling has lingered these last three mths....
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-03-2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,163
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Suffering from Burnout - Can I FIRE?

Blue,

You've made it my friend. Congrats and good riddance to Tektoxics ....

Take time to decompress, resist the temptation to peek into the deep dark cesspool of your old w*rk silo,...
Forum: Hi, I am... 05-28-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,889
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: FI@35 - My Story

FI@35,

Welcome and congrats.



Thats what we call payback time for your years of tenacious sparring with assorted degenerates masquerading as "bosses" in a social and spiritual cesspool...
Forum: Hi, I am... 05-25-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,482
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Willfully unemployed & loving it

He he he ...... amusing stuff.* *:laugh:

Yet another intriguing personality added to our Board.

Kaleko, grüß dich!* Which part of my great old habitat, LA, will you be languishing in? I have...
Forum: Hi, I am... 05-10-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,163
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Suffering from Burnout - Can I FIRE?

Blue,

Congrats.

Do keep us posted.


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Forum: Hi, I am... 04-20-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,163
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: Suffering from Burnout - Can I FIRE?

Blue,

I myself walked away from corporate world upper mgt 10 days ago.

Thoughts of ER have been languishing in my mind these past 2-3 yrs but my point-of-inflection came in a 6.30pm high level...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-16-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: One more bailing out ......

samclem, good luck in your house rehab project.

Yeah, at least in my family, I do observe a link between "working the land" and longevity. My aunt's 70+ yr old husband retired as a school...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-10-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: excited,only 6 wks away!

explorers,

Good luck! You guys will do just fine.

BTW, today's my last day of paid servitude. What a feeling .........* * *;D


newguy88,

You guys have got it made as well. Go ahead, move...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-10-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: One more bailing out ......

Well folks, I'm writing this from my bed (its noon on Tuesday the 11th here in KL) on my last official working day at Megacorp .......... its a public holiday here today, so my real last day was...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-08-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: One more bailing out ......

He he, ....... I'm not into Porsches, Eddie. Too cumbersome to slither in and out. The callisthenics of getting on board reminds me too much of Bangkok tuk-tuks.


Hmm, is one's inability to...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-08-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By Under FIRE
One more bailing out ......

This Board is a fantastic platform for giving “life" back to denizens of the corporate world.

Well, here’s my story.

I’m based in Malaysia. All figures here converted to US$ equivalent...
Forum: Young Dreamers 10-15-2005, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,158
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: House Hunting...

Yup, too bad only the SCORE counts. ;)
Forum: Young Dreamers 10-15-2005, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,158
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: House Hunting...

Laurence, good try by the Fightin' Irish and their 80,000 screaming fans.* :rant:

But with Leinart, Bush, Jarrett, White, and gang ........ all thriving on clutch plays and many never having...
Forum: Young Dreamers 10-14-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,158
Posted By Under FIRE
Re: House Hunting...

usc_et,

Take it from another Trojan alum and ex-Angeleno here, lay off Southern California real estate for now.

Upgrade your rental to a nice(r) pad :coolsmiley: and you'll never miss the joy...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-05-2005, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By Under FIRE
Our FIRE Pastime Has Arrived .... in A Package

Folks,

Finally, ...... the fairy godmother of all inventions:-

https://www.staticeliminator.ca/page/page/363949.htm


This is required accessory in every FIREd household.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-16-2005, 12:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,666
Posted By Under FIRE
Da Bubble's Burstin' ......

Folks,

When buyers need to throw-in dressed-up babies in bug shirts :duh: plus drag the DW/DH/Grandma to solicit a seller's pity :-\ then we have, indeed, come to the end of this housing mania.
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