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Forum: Other topics 07-15-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Hey, who needs match-light charcoal when you have...

Hey, who needs match-light charcoal when you have match-light shrimp?
https://www.kingsford.com/img/products/box_match_light.png
Forum: Other topics 07-15-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Funny, that photo is the one that convinced me...

Funny, that photo is the one that convinced me that I didn't need to see any more.

Really, nobody with auburn hair should wear lipstick that color!
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-15-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19,090
Views: 1,652,639
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Burned right through your boots?

Burned right through your boots?
Forum: Other topics 07-15-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
The Naked Capitalism blog reported the same story...

The Naked Capitalism blog reported the same story and frets about the "shadow inventory". Note the kicker for us "aging individuals":



from
Shadow Housing Inventory: Two Houses for Every One...
Forum: Other topics 07-15-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,034
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Shell drilling engineer goes after BP well design...

Shell drilling engineer goes after BP well design and drilling practices at the Aspen conference. This does not look good for BP. A little shocking. I have never seen a big company go after another...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 07-14-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,277
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
In a stunning deal, Tesla Motors announced late...

In a stunning deal, Tesla Motors announced late Thursday that it is teaming up with Toyota to build its all-electric Model S sedan at the recently shuttered NUMMI plant in Fremont, creating more...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-14-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,378
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Well, now that we are onto converted...

Well, now that we are onto converted airplanes....
https://info.costa-rica-travel-and-vacations.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/elavion_750.jpg
El Avion is a restaurant/bar at Parque Manuel Antonio...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-14-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,660
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Err, Um... Happy Bastille Day? YouTube - Les...

Err, Um...
Happy Bastille Day?
YouTube - Les Miserables - Do You Hear the People Sing? (TAC) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6-5g78Nr6Q)
Forum: Other topics 07-13-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,803
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Me too. I thought I was being frugal, but it...

Me too. I thought I was being frugal, but it turns out that I was just being cheap!
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-13-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,991
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
I haven't heard much about "the money sitting on...

I haven't heard much about "the money sitting on the sidelines" lately. Anybody see a recent figure? For that matter, does anybody know how such an estimate is done?
Forum: Other topics 07-13-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 41,842
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Its easy. Just look below the letters to see...

Its easy. Just look below the letters to see which holes are punched out....
Forum: Other topics 07-12-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,549
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Wow. Looks like Audrey nailed the I.D. again....

Wow. Looks like Audrey nailed the I.D. again. Wikipedia says females range from 19mm to 28mm. That must be the body only. This sucker was almost as big as my hand. It is eating a grasshopper. Sorry...
Forum: Other topics 07-12-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,549
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Texas sized spiders at Hornsby's Bend...

Texas sized spiders at Hornsby's Bend (https://www.hornsbybend.org/) today. Lots and lots of them.
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Forum: Other topics 07-12-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Am I looking at this skull wrong or are the eyes...

Am I looking at this skull wrong or are the eyes on the sides of the head instead of forward facing like most hunters?
https://news.discovery.com/animals/2010/07/08/saber-tooth-278x225.jpg
Forum: Other topics 07-12-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,034
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Graphics galore +50 Ways of Visualizing BP’s...

Graphics galore
+50 Ways of Visualizing BP’s Dark Mess | Inspired Magazine (https://www.inspiredm.com/2010/07/07/40-ways-of-visualizing-bps-dark-mess/)
like this one...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-12-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Well, at least we aren't one of the PIGS... yet....

Well, at least we aren't one of the PIGS... yet. Japan isn't looking so good either.
https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/files/2010/07/pigs.jpg

from:
The dynamics of sovereign debt | Analysis...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19,090
Views: 1,652,639
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Occasionally jumping out of my skin as the...

Occasionally jumping out of my skin as the roofers drop bundles of shingles right over my head. However, the HOA gets eco-points for selecting white shingles instead of the ubiquitous (and silly for...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-12-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,241
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Well, I suppose if you ignore inflation and are...

Well, I suppose if you ignore inflation and are fortunate enough to live in an era with 7% average returns, then what he says is true: 40 years of 10% savings can fund a retirement with about a 4%...
Forum: Other topics 07-12-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,034
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
This sounds good More important, engineers...

This sounds good

More important, engineers succeeded in the tricky job of putting a "transition spool" on top of the dysfunctional blowout preventer. That will enable the lowering of the new...
Forum: Other topics 07-12-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 347,608
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKWdSCt4jGE&feature...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKWdSCt4jGE&feature=player_embedded#! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKWdSCt4jGE&feature=player_embedded#%21)
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-11-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,399
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Krugman has link in his blog...

Krugman has link in his blog (https://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/11/trending-toward-deflation/) to a 2002 Bernanke speech...
Forum: Hi, I am... 07-11-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,762
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
This info on timing SS might be useful ...

This info on timing SS might be useful
MarketWatch.com (https://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/timing-your-social-security-benefits-2010-07-07/93B86997-449D-453E-87BA-C591FB297893)
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-11-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,631
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Sounds like a great time for a Roth conversion to...

Sounds like a great time for a Roth conversion to me!
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-11-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,342
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
Interesting. Are their profits up that much, or...

Interesting. Are their profits up that much, or are they distributing a larger share of their profits in dividends?
Forum: Hi, I am... 07-10-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,762
Posted By IndependentlyPoor
COLA = Cost Of Living Adjustment Social...

COLA = Cost Of Living Adjustment
Social security is COLAed, my pension isn't.
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