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re: The official Interstellar thread (spoilers) - Volvagia
I think I need to see it again today. 1) is 100% correct. In addition, they screwed up on the physics of the launch. 2 I am not sure of. The accretion disc can very easily be the source of heat and light for the star system. And I am not talking about extreme cases. Accretion discs often ...


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re: The official Interstellar thread (spoilers) - Volvagia
You misunderstand. People who react that way and feel that aren't doing so because they react strongly to minor things. It means that they are engrossed on the emotional level to the point that the movie IS real to them. They intellectually know it isn't, but you get drawn in nonetheles...


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Money Talk
re: Short term investment suggestions - Volvagia
Relative to what though? Let's phrase it like this: what percentage you are willing to take a loss on principal . ...


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Political Talk
re: "Sadly, Obama will never face any consequences for this..." - Volvagia
[quote] Hate to break it to you but all politicians lie or bend the truth. If you just think its Obama or Dems then you need a reality check. [/quote] You are missing the supposed point. The frustration isn't just the lies. It's the fact that they are getting away with absurdly ...


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Money Talk
re: Short term investment suggestions - Volvagia
If there was a short term, safe investment that could beat your note of 4.5%, the bank wouldn't have offered you 4.5%...


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re: The President's Plan Sounds Reasonable To Me - Volvagia
Honor system. ...


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re: Pretend I know nothing immigration; what is tonight's speech supposed to be abt? - Volvagia
You'll be able to tear it apart with the particulars, but as a generalization: Prisoners by and large are those who have acted maliciously to harm others and are in the process of rehabilitation for a time proportional to the transgression. During this time it makes sense that they lose a fac...


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re: Pretend I know nothing immigration; what is tonight's speech supposed to be abt? - Volvagia
[quote]There are a number of illegals living and working within the united states. Many of them have children that were born here or born to a U.S. citizen. Thus, while the parent(s) are illegal, the child is not. Or, at a minimum, the child was granted status to be a legal resident and not face dep...


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re: The President's Plan Sounds Reasonable To Me - Volvagia
So what happens after three years? I guess I don't see how this changes anything. Unless you want to pull out the tin foil hat and assume the "plan" is for the children born in the 3 years that are magically American citizens of a demographic they pander to. ...


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O-T Lounge
re: Things hipsters like: flip phones - Volvagia
[quote] MySpace is where it is at now.[/quote] Tom will never judge them for being trendy....


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Money Talk
re: Vanguard Target 2055 or 2060? - Volvagia
I went with my retirement date grouping +1 because I probably won't be pulling from the assets that contain that fund right out of retirement. If you are going to draw out of the account in 2055, I would leave it as is. ...


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Tiger Rant
re: The last pass Brandon Harris threw in a game - Volvagia
[quote]In all seriousness, I would rather watch our QB throw three interceptions in a game trying to make a play than watch the pitiful conservative passing game we saw last weekend[/quote] This is to what I was referring to. ...


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Tiger Rant
re: The last pass Brandon Harris threw in a game - Volvagia
Well the hell Les caught for doing EXACTLY that in 2008 is what left the scars that makes him love a JJ style player. ...


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More Sports Board
re: Paul Finebaum Show and the Playoffs -Truth Revealed - Volvagia
[quote]Anyone who think we were getting a better system is an idiot. The system is different, nothing more. Now, we have a different system with a diluted product. Congrats morons....here is your playoff.[/quote] 10000x this. And the "solution" will be to further dilute it with more teams...


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Tiger Rant
re: How long before the coach's salary bubble bursts? - Volvagia
I don't know. A layman's guess is that it will start by being imposed on up and coming coaches who haven't yet proven themselves and are eager to do so. "Why yes, we will let you coach here from Michigan State.....given you accept this way of paying." And in reality, I'm surprised it isn'...


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Movie/TV Board
re: Charles Dance confirms Game of Thrones movie being discussed (Season 4 spoilers) - Volvagia
I don't think you can film the Tower of Joy without just glossing over it and keep the storyline intact. It's probably why the plot point was removed from the series entirely. ...


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Tiger Rant
How long before the coach's salary bubble bursts? - Volvagia
In the past 7 years or so coaching salaries at the top of CFB has been rising dramatically.....even the richest coffers aren't inexhaustiable and the budgetary burden can only be justified with a superior product. As an overall downswing is realistically impossible.....my question is how long be...


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O-T Lounge
re: TX man thumbed for transporting 15 lbs of heroin along I-12 - Volvagia
The heroin or the turn signal lever?...


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re: Walmart got scammed into selling PS4 for $90 - Volvagia
[quote]I bet a majority of these scammers are white males they love scamming people just like they do on Wall Street.[/quote] :rolleyes:...


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Tiger Rant
re: If Lee. Jefferson or Ryan P. were still here, would they start - Volvagia
[quote] I guess we didn't realize how good we had it. [/quote] Remember when the third string QB was the top recruit in the country?...


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