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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area Today, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 147,075
Posted By CardsFan
I have had several skin cancers, including...

I have had several skin cancers, including melanomas, removed and repaired by the same surgeon. He is very good at what he does, but not great at interpersonal reactions.

His staff,on the other...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-14-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 112,300
Posted By CardsFan
I have to confess that I have not bought a pen in...

I have to confess that I have not bought a pen in 40 years. Nothing intentional. They just ended up at home. Shirt pocket, computer bag, etc.

Considering the number of weekends I spent traveling,...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-12-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,069
Posted By CardsFan
My research says it only 82.45%.

My research says it only 82.45%.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,564
Posted By CardsFan
I agree with the first rule. But why paper file?...

I agree with the first rule. But why paper file? E-file is quicker, easier, and acceptance is known in hours.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By CardsFan
TurboTax calculates for me, but, basically it...

TurboTax calculates for me, but, basically it just takes what you paid in 2020 and divides by 4. Pay quarterly. This gets you to the safe harbor of 100% of last year's taxes.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-10-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,329
Posted By CardsFan
Unless you sold you should be ahead.

Unless you sold you should be ahead.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-09-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,329
Posted By CardsFan
5 years here, and up 50%. AA is 55/45. Crazy.

5 years here, and up 50%. AA is 55/45. Crazy.
Forum: Other topics 04-07-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,585
Posted By CardsFan
+1

+1
Forum: Other topics 04-02-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 49,309
Posted By CardsFan
In the spirit of Nemo's comments: Told to me...

In the spirit of Nemo's comments:

Told to me by a Jew, in Israel, during an "animated" negotiation.

You know what you get with 3 Jews in the room? 4 opinions.

Most people understand this...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-01-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,667
Posted By CardsFan
If you have after tax money in there, there can...

If you have after tax money in there, there can be a way to extract it.

When I moved a 401k, with after tax money, to an IRA, I was allowed to take the after tax money out (contributions, not...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-01-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By CardsFan
There is a new prep available. Sutab is the name....

There is a new prep available. Sutab is the name. All pills. Just approved last year. Not covered by my insurance but office had a free coupon. Much milder, and easier.
Forum: Other topics 04-01-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By CardsFan
Interesting you should ask this, as DW and I are...

Interesting you should ask this, as DW and I are going through a similar relationship.

DS has lived in Chicago for about 16 years (38yo now). About 3 years ago he met a wonderful woman, quite a...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-31-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 52,944
Posted By CardsFan
For the record, the Royal Reds are frozen on the...

For the record, the Royal Reds are frozen on the ship. They are a deep water shrimp, caught at over 1000` deep. The fish monger in PCB told us you can`t buy them fresh, or with heads. Her story...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-30-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 52,944
Posted By CardsFan
Royal reds. We had them in Panama City Beach, as...

Royal reds. We had them in Panama City Beach, as well as Gulf Shores.

Almost like eating a lobster tail.

Locally, in STL we can buy frozen Argentinian reds at Fresh Thyme. Not as good, but...
Forum: Other topics 03-28-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By CardsFan
I was once offered fried cicadas in China. I...

I was once offered fried cicadas in China. I declined.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-23-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,933
Posted By CardsFan
Curious. What is the price premium for a...

Curious.

What is the price premium for a heritage breed?

Around here, a bone-in porkbutt is normally less than $2 per pound.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-19-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,933
Posted By CardsFan
Update. Corned beef was great. Will...

Update.

Corned beef was great. Will definitely do it again.

Pastrami will be next.

Gotta buy another brisket.

Oh. And some whole short ribs.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-16-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 11,042
Posted By CardsFan
I get the same message. Maybe I will try some...

I get the same message. Maybe I will try some variations of our address as has been suggested.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-13-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,933
Posted By CardsFan
OK. The brisket is in the brine, and I smoked the...

OK. The brisket is in the brine, and I smoked the point 2 days ago (sorry, no pics. I took a couple but am too lazy to upload right now;D).

The point was small, and cooked in less than 7 hours...
Forum: Other topics 03-13-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 22,512
Posted By CardsFan
DW does an Italian stuffed artichoke. Bread...

DW does an Italian stuffed artichoke. Bread crumbs, herbs, butter/oil, parmesan cheese and anchovies.

Steamed until done, toasted to brown, then eaten dipped in butter.

I have looked at...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-13-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By CardsFan
OP here, and you correct. I have never used a...

OP here, and you correct. I have never used a password manager, but am willing to learn. Can it be used on multiple devices?

While we primarily use the laptop, we access some sites via cell. Can...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-13-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By CardsFan
:laugh::laugh: I am still confused why they...

:laugh::laugh:

I am still confused why they would use someone else's CC on the Sam's Club hack. Since our cards were not used, there was no notification from the CC company. I just happened to see...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-13-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By CardsFan
OP here. Not like that with Capital One, at...

OP here.

Not like that with Capital One, at least in our experience. We both called about the same time, no wait, and we were done with 5-10 minutes. New cards on the way. They did ask if 5-7...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-12-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 11,042
Posted By CardsFan
:laugh::laugh::laugh:

:laugh::laugh::laugh:
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-12-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,337
Posted By CardsFan
For the record, when we sold a house over 20...

For the record, when we sold a house over 20 years ago, the city inspector cited us for a 1/2 inch settlement in the CITY sidewalk. Seems some where buried in the laws it was MY responsibility to...
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