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New TV questions. refurbished, floor model, 4k - Ole War Skule
I'm buying a 65-70" TV and have a couple of questions * 4k or not? Doesn't seem worth it now due to limited 4k programming. I only use OTA and internet (netlfix, amazon, VUDU etc). Some of the 4k models claim to have much better pictures even in regular HD, but I've also read it isn't much bet...
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I hate poors and middle class moochers - Ole War Skule
* [link=(http://www.cnbc.com/id/102581780)]Top 1% pays 50% of taxes, bottom 60% pay 2%[/link] * [link=(http://www.wsj.com/articles/christie-to-call-for-raising-age-for-social-security-cutting-benefit-for-some-seniors-1429018212)]Christie proposes means testing social security[/link] * [link=(h...
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Anyone buying energy stocks yet? - Ole War Skule
* I read we're still have tremendous over supply and they can't even find storage for all the excess * Demand isn't changing * After steady oil price decline, we've been stable for 3 months * I've been getting a least 1 new 5* upgrade from Morningstar a week for energy stocks for a month or so. ...
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Camille Paglia is just spectacular - Ole War Skule
VERY long interview, but worth the watch....she is just smart, quick, clever, and more. I don't agree with her on everything, but she is consistent just destroys pop liberal culture. [link=(http://reason.com/reasontv/2015/03/19/everythings-amazing-and-camille-paglia-i)]Paglia destorys liberals[/...
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More movie production fraud - Ole War Skule
[link=(http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/11872277-123/baton-rouge-movie-producer-george)]more fraud in LA's movie welfare program[/link] :rotflmao: * state says it will pay 30% of expenses of a business * expenses fraudulently created * big surprise When run according to the rule...
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connecting RG6 to a/v receiver ? - Ole War Skule
I have a Denon3313 a/v receiver. I had Directv and Roku inputs, both on hdmi. I'm cutting cable and installed an antenna whose signal is distributed through the house on rg6 coax. Can I run the coax rg6 through the a/v receiver? There isn't a receptacle for it. I know I can connect directly to t...
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Uses for old laptops - Ole War Skule
I've got 3 old laptops, an xp, vista, and windows 7. All work fine. Any good uses for them? I have roku devices on most home TVs now. I'm guessing a media server would be a use for one of them. Is Plex the way to go with this?...
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Crazy, arrogant, Jeff parish sheriff - Ole War Skule
[link=(http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/11758309-123/jefferson-parish-sheriff-teen-punched)]feared for his life[/link] 'in order to save your life and that of your partner" :lol: the arrogance of cops is amazing...turns completely around to the cop being a victim talking about a g...
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It's a cold day in hell. I'm listening to Eric Holder and in agreement - Ole War Skule
While I still think he's a nazi himself, at least he's bringing excessive police state nonsense to a national discussion. he's wrong on 2 points though * the problem is not racial, it's cops in general * the problem is not secial to Ferguson, it's virtually nationwide...
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Finally an insurance company product i would buy - Ole War Skule
[link=(http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/02/27/2120422/meet-the-man-who-could-own-aviva-france/)]nice idea[/link] Leave it to the French to offer a decent product. ...
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Anyone buying RIG? - Ole War Skule
[link=(http://analysisreport.morningstar.com/stock/research?Country=USA&Symbol=RIG)]Morningstar [/link]just upped them to 5 star received downgrades from a number of analysts recently insiders buying Slashed dividend recently from 3 to .60 ...
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Buffett (S&P actually) trounces Hedge Funds - Ole War Skule
[link=(http://fortune.com/2015/02/03/berkshires-buffett-adds-to-his-lead-in-1-million-bet-with-hedge-fund/)]Buffett 1mm bet with hedge funds[/link] VFIAX +63.5% Hedge Funds +19.6% Another solid argument against amateur investors buying mutual funds. Fees on the VFIAX are only .05% vs 1% ave...
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Easy to use CAT 6 connector tool & plug? - Ole War Skule
I did all of the connections for my home (20+) and about 1/2 of them didn't work, so I hired someone to come and redo them....he didn't do much better. The tool he and I both used required user to strip each wire, then run through the plug, then crimp. I'm pretty sure the problems are on the con...
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Opinions on market direction considering economy, margin debt, & valuation - Ole War Skule
I'm getting anxious again. I've started slowly moving from more aggressive ETFs (small growth) & stocks into more defensive (consumer staples) ones. Not much yet, but considering larger moves. Some indicators suggest market ready for major correction, but economy seems poised for further strong g...
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LSU fans are just terrible - Ole War Skule
I really think many are happy being unhappy. :lol: These Debbie downers are scouring the net looking for something to depress them. Why? Time will tell if this is a good hire. I'm going to consider it a great hire until proven otherwise. Welcome aboard coach Steele. :cheers:...
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Amp overheating - Ole War Skule
Could someone help me out? I have the following: Denon 3313 a/v receiver Zone 1: TV, 7 speakers, sub, no problems Zone 2: Russound R290DS amp, 90W/channel at 8 ohms, 110W/channel at 4 ohms, 250W channel at 2 ohms if 2 channels bridged a Modular Speaker Connecting Base Unit EZB-1SC 2 Russo...
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Stocks to benefit from cheap oil - Ole War Skule
I think lower priced oil is going to be around for a while. Airlines have already popped on this, so may have missed that boat. Some are saying consumer stocks will benefit with more disposable income, but there are so many other factors there. anyone have a stock or industry they feel is g...
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Lending Club or other peer to peer lending as an investment - Ole War Skule
Has anyone invested in any of these? Returns look great, but I'm also reading that institutions are cherry picking the best loans...they advertise 7-9% return after expenses and defaults depending on risk profile. ...
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Why DRIPS? - Ole War Skule
I don't understand the popularity of drip programs. I have all of my positions at Fidelity to automatically set to reinvest dividends (stocks, mutual funds, ETFs). No charge on any of these. What is the advantage of doing a DRIP program directly with the company?...
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1 Billion dollars in tax credits for fracking - Ole War Skule
[link=(http://blogs.theadvocate.com/specialreports/2014/12/04/giving-away-louisiana-fracking-tax-incentives/)]frack it, get rebate, regular drilling....nope[/link] today's installment on an EXCELLENT series on how completely screwed up Louisiana's tax systems it. I pay FULL taxes on my oil wel...
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