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Thoughts on Dollar Shave Club? - saintforlife1
Anybody get their blades from them? Are the $6 & $9 per month blades worth the upgrade from the base $1 model? Also how many blades do they send every month? Do they send a new handle every month or just the blades?...


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Thoughts on 2014 Ford Focus? - saintforlife1
Anybody drive the new Focus? Are they good reliable cars? I'm tired of the same old Corollas and Civics and want to break the monotony. Also which is the better model - the sedan or the hatch back? [img]http://images.newcars.com/images/car-pictures/original/2014-Ford-Focus-Sedan-S-4dr-Sedan-Photo...


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What's going on with NFLX? - saintforlife1
It's down 20% in the last one month alone from its all time high. They had great reception to House of Cards Season 2, but since then it has been down hill. Any particular headwinds causing this sell off other than the rumored [link=(http://www.macrumors.com/2014/03/23/apple-tv-comcast-streaming-...


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Airport security removed the shrink wrapping on my new iPad - saintforlife1
I had a brand new unopened iPad in my checked baggage. It was still in its shrink wrapping and I wanted to give it as a gift to someone. I just came home and opened my suitcase to find that they had gone through all my luggage and as soon as I picked up the iPad I knew it had been opened. WTH? This...


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Anybody catch the Doo-Wop duet between Fallon and Joel last night? - saintforlife1
[link=(http://www.macrumors.com/2014/03/21/tim-cook-billy-joel-jimmy-fallon-duet/)]LINK[/link] Jimmy Fallon is one talented dude. ...


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Pool trick shots like you've never seen - saintforlife1
Very different... [link=(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151881167306981)]LINK[/link]...


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What are some things to look out for during a new home walk through? - saintforlife1
We have one scheduled soon for our new condo. What are some things to look out for and some questions to ask the builder during the walkthrough? This is our first home purchase and we are new to this whole thing. So any tips and suggestions are appreciated. ...


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Is it necessary to get an independent home inspector to inspect a new condo? - saintforlife1
We are buying a new condo constructed by DR Horton. Is it necessary to get an independent home inspection done or it it waste of money on a new construction? The builder said they went through multiple stages of inspection by the city inspectors certifying each stage and that they will share all...


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Take the Evernote Coding Challenge - saintforlife1
[quote]Do you have what it takes to be an Evernote engineer? We hope so! We challenge you to complete the three questions below. Score an Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine and the opportunity for an interview with our team if your code catches our eye.[/quote] [link=(http://evernote.com/careers/...


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The Slickdeals Approach to Negotiating the Price of a New Car - saintforlife1
[quote]1. Find a starting point 2. Get them bidding 3. Declare a winner[/quote] Good tips in this thread here...[link=(http://slickdeals.net/f/1941590-the-slickdeals-approach-to-negotiating-the-price-of-a-new-car-updated-july-22-2010?)]LINK[/link]...


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Anybody disappointed with House of Cards Season 2? - saintforlife1
Spoilers below.... As realistic as the first season was in its portrayal of Washington and its politics (the passage of the education bill could happen exactly as it was shown), some of the plot lines in the second season just seemed so ridiculous. How many scandals can a Vice President and ...


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US Air Force begins transitioning BlackBerry devices to iPhones - saintforlife1
[quote]The United States Air Force is replacing 5000 legacy BlackBerry smartphones with Apple's iPhone, and eventually all of their BlackBerry users will have to make the changeover. The announcement, reported by Defense News, comes as the future of BlackBerry within the Department of Defense is deb...


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Facebook buys messaging app 'Whatsapp' for $16 Billion - saintforlife1
[link=(http://www.macrumors.com/2014/02/19/facebook-buying-whatsapp/)]LINK[/link] Can any of you finance whiz kids tell me how they came up with a $16 Billion valuation for a frickin' messaging app? What goes into such valuations? Can somebody walk a non-finance person through the process?...


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Is is true that the Houston Texans Grille has one way mirrors in the urinals? - saintforlife1
As in you're watching people dine while you try to pee... Can any Houstonians (or is it Houstonites) confirm? [link=(https://www.facebook.com/houstontexansgrille)]HoustonTexansGrille[/link]...


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Apple May Have Considered Purchasing Tesla Last Year - saintforlife1
[quote]Apple's interest in vehicle and medical integration for its products is well-known, but a new report from the San Francisco Chronicle claims some new details on both fronts, including word that Apple may have explored a potential purchase of electric car manufacturer Tesla last year. The ...


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Gift ideas for someone who is retiring to a farm in Texas? - saintforlife1
I have a colleague who is retiring to a farm in Texas that he bought last year. He has traveled all over the world through work and was in the Air force when he was young. But this is the first time I think he is ever going to live in Texas. What is a good Texas/Ranch themed gift to give him? If ...


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iPhone 6 already leaked! - saintforlife1
[quote]Sonny Dickson has released a few teaser shots on Twitter of an "iPhone 6". For those who don't know Sonny Dickson, he's the guy who endlessly leaked the 5c and 5s last year, and he has an incredible track record.[/quote] [link=(http://9to5mac.com/2014/02/12/could-this-be-our-first-look-at-...


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Would you do 7/1 ARM or a 30-year fixed mortgage for a starter home? - saintforlife1
If you are buying your first home and don't plan on living there beyond 5-7 years, would you go with 7/1 ARM or a 30 year fixed loan? I am thinking if we don't plan to live there long term, why pay the extra interest (~3.4% vs ~4.2%)? At any time we still have the option to refinance to a 30-year...


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Yes, there's already a Japanese super-fan waiting in line for iPhone 6 - saintforlife1
[quote]Excited for the release of the next iPhone? Well, no matter how excited you are, you will never be as excited as the man who was already waiting in line for his, wearing face paint and a giant cardboard iPhone cutout, as spotted by CNET. We’re presumably about seven months away from the re...


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Apple's iPhone, the New International Currency - saintforlife1
[quote]I’ve been paying my bills with iPhones. Not with apps or on bank sites—I’ve been using the Apple (AAPL) hardware as currency. It started by accident in December, during a business trip to New York. I live in Rome, where domestic work comes cheap and technology is expensive. An unlocked, go...


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A string of thefts hit Coinbase, Bitcoin's most reputable wallet service - saintforlife1
[quote]In a few hours on December 15th, Jeff lost nearly $10,000. It was 10.6 bitcoins held in the wallet service Coinbase, the most well-funded and widely implemented service on the market. Jeff, who asked that we not use his last name, got the news of the transaction as soon as it happened, and...


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Brand new app: "Secret" - it let's you share stuff anonymously - saintforlife1
[quote]Secret, by design, obscures the identity of the people who post there — but only to a point. Based on your address book, the app tells you whether something was posted by a friend, or a friend of a friend, or if it simply became popular and thus is available for all to see. In that case, it c...


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If the Saints beat Seattle on Monday night, we are the current Super Bowl champs - saintforlife1
True or False?...


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Who wins his next Super Bowl first: Brady, Brees, P Manning, Rodgers or Wilson? - saintforlife1
Geaux......


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Les Miles surrounds himself with talent - saintforlife1
Not bad... [img]http://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/f2f8f4f7e292fd0feec3b9d32c6caf4e5872f20e/c=47-0-2675-1969&r=x383&c=540x380/local/-/media/USATODAY/USATODAY/2014/02/05//1391625472000-LSUSigningDay25.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/7a039ba135752db24f9c9a825fa9bc11f2dd9672/c=309-0-4...


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WTF is up with Philip Morris (PM)? - saintforlife1
I thought it was supposed to be a sure shot like KO with people in the 3rd world smoking more than ever. It has under performed the S&P by a considerable margin over the past 6 months. See below chart. WTF is going on with them? [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/jSgNxMz.png[/IMG]...


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Mr.Bergis NASCAR prank phone call - saintforlife1
Anybody hear this before? [link=(http://youtu.be/uxi1J2EntVU)]LINK[/link] I don't think I've ever met someone that is so passionate about NASCAR. ...


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Are these Apple's best ads yet? - saintforlife1
[link=(http://www.macrumors.com/2014/02/03/apple-anniversary-video-1-24-14/)]Watch Apple's tribute to 30 years of Mac, shot entirely with iPhones, edited on Macs[/link] [link=(http://www.macrumors.com/2014/02/03/30th-anniversary-video-behind-the-scenes/)]Apple Releases New Behind-the-Scenes Video...


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14-Year-Old Boy Accused Of Shooting Sister (17) Surrenders To Oakland Police - saintforlife1
[quote]OAKLAND (KCBS) — The 14-year-old Oakland boy suspected in the fatal shooting of his 17-year-old sister last week has turned himself in. Police say they believe Mario Toliver, Jr., fatally shot his sister, Justice Toliver, at their home at a high-rise apartment building at 801 Webster St. i...


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At what age did you start putting the max yearly limit towards your 401(k)? - saintforlife1
Also once you started putting $16-17K or whatever the limit is, did you reduce your contributions temporarily during certain financial hardships like purchase of a new home, birth of a new baby etc., before going back up to the max limit once the finances settled down?...


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