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Restricted stock units - tax question - htownjeep
If one had received some restricted stock units over the period of a few years from his company and they were now fully available, what would be the tax implication on cashing in about $40k? It would be used for down payment on a house if that makes any difference. Would it be treated as any other...
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Is the Xfinity X1 "watch tv anywhere" actually anywhere? - htownjeep
I switched from Directv to Xfinity a few months back (awesome by the way..never thought I'd say that). I have all of the apps for my ios and everything works as advertised. What I'm wondering is will it work when I am on the other side of the world? I know Netflix won't and some other apps/websit...
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OT Travelers - Carry On recs please - htownjeep
I had Samsonite hard shell carry on that met its demise this weekend. I go on a long trip next Thursday and don't really have a lot of time to go looking around. Does anyone have any recommendations on a piece that would be good for business travel? I googled several different reviews but get...
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Anyone think this is a bad A/V Receiver? - htownjeep
Decided to buy a receiver that is more modern as I've been "getting by" with old ones that had no HDMI, wifi etc. Have been doing a lot of window shopping and review reading and think I have made my mind up on a [link=(http://usa.denon.com/us/product/hometheater/avreceiversht/avrs900w)]Denon AVR-S9...
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US Embassy warns US oil workers - htownjeep
I was just over there last week and got home Friday. :speechless: [link=(http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/u-s-embassy-saudi-arabia-warns-travelers-security-concerns-n323656)]LINK[/link] The U.S. warned that terrorists could be planning to attack or kidnap American oil workers in Saudi Arabia,...
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Political Talk
US Embassy in Saudi warns US workers - htownjeep
Specifies Western oil workers of kidnapping and car bombing danger. I just got back from there on Friday. :speechless: [link=(http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/u-s-embassy-saudi-arabia-warns-travelers-security-concerns-n323656)]LINK[/link] ...
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Long flight, any recs on these choices? - htownjeep
15-16 hr flight tomorrow and I always have trouble sleeping on the way home. I've seen Whiplash and Birdman on the list but need some good recs.[link=(http://www.qatarairways.com/global/en/IFE/IFE_Movies.page?From=Doha&To=Houston)]LINK[/link]...
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Chrome question about using up memory - htownjeep
I got a new laptop at work a few weeks ago. I've slowly got it to resemble my old one in terms of how things run, software installed etc. I've installed the newest version of Chrome for my browser but this sumbitch eats up memory like crazy. I just opened up Task Manager and it shows 8 instance...
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Why would a company cut out PTO carryover? - htownjeep
A buddy of mine said his wife's company is cutting out PTO rollover at the end of this year as a cost cutting measure. I asked him and he doesn't know, but I cannot for the life of me understand how that would save the company money. I could understand it could save money in the long run if they...
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Food and Drink
Anyone have diabetic dessert favorites? - htownjeep
Having a dinner party soon and we have everything all lined out but for the dessert. 2 people are diabetic and one of the wives of the two eats strictly what he eats so 3 of the 8 people at the dinner will be eating diabetic friendly foods. I've searched on google and found a lot of ideas, but I...
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Colorful sock board - Nice Laundry extends Cyber Monday sale - htownjeep
And they're throwing in a pair of holiday socks. Your choice of red/green or blue/white as well as giving free priority shipping in the US if you do the usual $99 sock drawer makeover. When I was ordering it said there was still 14 hours and change if you want to take advantage. [img]https://c...
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Any FDB'rs that don't have any cast iron yet and want to start - htownjeep
Or anyone else that just wants to add to their kitchen arsenal.... Amazon is having some pretty good deals on Lodge stuff. If you have a Prime acct or know someone with one you can get it shipped free and have it before Thanksgiving. [link=(http://www.amazon.com/Lodge-L8DOL3-Pre-Seasoned-Cast-Ir...
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Tiger Rant
Any Tigers in Abu Dhabi? - htownjeep
Hopefully live streaming works but have a skype backup plan if necessary. Any other Tigers in this part of UAE want to watch at 5am?!...
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Skype question - htownjeep
I'm going to be far, far away when the LSU/bama game is on. If I have skype on my laptop and someone here in houston uses skype on their laptop, could I in essence watch the game that way with a video phone call? Just have them point their camera at a tv here in Houston and I could watch it? So...
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6's in stock locally-my 6+ ship date still 11/9 - htownjeep
Is it worth the extra (battery and OIS) to wait for the plus? I'm considering cancelling my preorder and just going and picking up a 6 at lunch. Anyone done the same? Regrets? Or does anyone have a Plus and wish they wouldn't have gotten such a big phone?...
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can you use same itunes for two different apple id's? - htownjeep
Here's the story, the fiance's iphone 6 is being delivered today. Her laptop is giving her trouble in regards to her itunes and she needs to use the itunes because she lacks room on her phone to do it over wifi. I downloaded ios8 and updated my ipad the other night on my desktop and used itunes. ...
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Abu Dhabi hotel recs - htownjeep
Booking an upcoming trip and interested in recommendations of those who go pretty often. Have stayed at the Southern Sun twice now but looking to branch out this time around. I'll actually have a few days of free time this visit and looking to see some things as well....
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Movie/TV Board
Never saw this before-Hanks screen tests for Gump - htownjeep
Sorry if already discussed, I searched and didn't see it. I thought it was pretty cool. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sII9sBG94mk)]LINK[/link]...
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Food and Drink
My Foodsaver finally died - recs? - htownjeep
Should I jump up to the Cabelas commercial grade one or remain with Foodsaver? I've had this one for over a decade now. I looked at the current models and they can get pretty fancy. Any opinions on why I shouldn't just get a comparable model to what I had and worked for what seemed like forever? ...
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Outdoor Board
Big dead spot in grass after using Talstar - htownjeep
Has this happened to anyone else? I sprayed my entire back yard last weekend and used 1oz/gallon and followed the instructions listed under mosquito control. This morning I walk out to check on the pool and just about dropped my coffee. My perfectly green yard has this 12" x 36" patch that is j...
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