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re: Can you help me understand PMI - Quidam65
[quote]If it is 20% of appraised value then it should have came off when you hit $145,600 but I believe it is 20% of the borrowed amount which would make it stop when you hit $120,000. [/quote] On one loan I have for a rental, I have PMI and it will come off once the loan principal is be...


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Western (states) lawmakers strategize on taking control of Federal lands - Quidam65
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/04/19/western-lawmakers-strategize-on-taking-control-federal-lands/ Outside of courthouses and military bases, why does FedGov need to keep all that land? It should be sold to the highest bidder, and if no one bids on it turn it over to the states so they can...


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re: Idea regarding NBA draft/age limit - Quidam65
They should do it like in baseball. If you are drafted out of HS and can agree to a deal, great. Otherwise, unless you signed with an agent you can keep your college eligibility but you have to stay at least three years....


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re: What is the story behind your username? - Quidam65
Quidam is a Cirque du Soleil show, the lead character resembles the Headless Horseman with a giant umbrella. Somewhat cool looking IMO. The 65 is my birth year. (And no, not 1865)...


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re: Denim Day- Department of Defense - Quidam65
I work for a DoD agency and we've not heard about this. But it turns out the 25th is a Friday, and we're allowed to wear jeans on Fridays....


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re: Official 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Thread - Quidam65
[quote]The Stars went 14-3-4 against the Pacific this year [/quote] They should petition to be realigned back into it. (And in a few years, when Gagliardi moves the team to Seattle, they'll get their wish)...


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re: Top 5 NHL Uniforms - Quidam65
[quote]Count me among the apparent few who actually give a rat about the Stars[/quote] FIFY Once Seattle gets their new arena built, the color will look good there when the team relocates....


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re: BLM now taking land from TX rancher....but he owns his land - UPDATED - Quidam65
My SO's ex-husband has family in that area. I need to get her daughter to call up there and find out what is going on....


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re: USPS Major Ammo Purchase; Maybe they will support the BLM - Quidam65
Here's a link to the actual announcement: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=bc222ffef75536f044a0e0353788683b&tab=core&tabmode=list&print_preview=1 Like the others this will probably be an "indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity" buy (a multi-year agreement to supply when USPS n...


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re: Official 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Thread - Quidam65
[quote]Is Sergei Gonchar the oldest player in the league [/quote] He's not even the oldest player on the Stars. Ray Whitney is older by one year....


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re: Official 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Thread - Quidam65
Dallas has beaten Anaheim 2 out of 3 this year. Anaheim will probably win but I think it goes 6 and maybe even all 7....


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re: DAT 4/11 Astros vs. Texas Rangers- Dedicated to WarhawkTiger6 Edition - Quidam65
:bow: But still :wah: for losing Warhawk....


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re: We said our goodbyes to WarhawkTiger6 today - Quidam65
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re: "Little" brother getting his Fightin Texas Aggie RING today! - Quidam65
:thup: and :cheers: Will he be going into the service like you did?...


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re: Tensions rise in Nevada-snipers,1st am zones,no fly zones used and in effect - Quidam65
[quote]I pulled it back and set it down on a path off the butte[/quote] In doing so you probably violated three laws and four regulations. BLM will be coming for you shortly. We will miss you. :wah:...


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re: Tensions rise in Nevada-snipers,1st am zones,no fly zones used and in effect - Quidam65
[quote]However, we have 4 turtles living in our courtyard right now. [/quote] Better pay your fees to BLM or they'll come evict you off "their" land....


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re: SS, Treasury target hundreds of thousands of taxpayers for parents’ debts - Quidam65
[quote]My $0.02 worth. If you inherit property, you'll inherit the debt also. [/quote] Only to a point. If the amount of debt exceeds the value of the property, by law you are not obligated to pay the balance. Except in this case where FedGov can change the rules and screw the people....


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re: Tensions rise in Nevada-snipers,1st am zones,no fly zones used and in effect - Quidam65
[quote]Why do Corps of Engineers Rangers have friggin' K-9 units? [/quote] In that part of the country, canines are quite useful in dealing with snakes and other vermin that could threaten the Ranger....


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re: Tensions rise in Nevada-snipers,1st am zones,no fly zones used and in effect - Quidam65
[quote]Or do you think the feds should have left David Koresh alone and ignored the child abuse in the compound[/quote] Not a federal crime. That's a state crime. And the McLennan County Sheriff's Office could have picked up Koresh any morning on his daily jog, had they had enough evidence to a...


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re: Tensions rise in Nevada-snipers,1st am zones,no fly zones used and in effect - Quidam65
[quote]Even if they are right and his cattle are trespassing, doesn't mean they need 200 agents and snipers with their guns pointed at the ranchers.[/quote] Not siding with either group (I don't know enough about this story), but how many of those agents would be needed to seize the cattle? We'r...


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re: Aggies next to commit Horticulture Terrorism - Quidam65
[quote]Then I thought the state of Texas will be battling to root out GMO maroon-bonnets in 20 years and that would kinda suck.[/quote] t.u. has been trying to root out all things maroon and white since 1883. No luck. And now we're taking over in more ways than one....


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re: Report: SEC lists $314.5M - Quidam65
Agreed the models differ but it showed a conference network can work. I'm a little surprised we chose not to own the network or at least part of it. But we have had a long and profitable relationship with ESPN (they broadcast our SOFTBALL games) so maybe we wanted to keep on good terms with them...


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re: Aggies next to commit Horticulture Terrorism - Quidam65
We've also developed maroon carrots (actually orange is NOT their natural color, that was developed to increase sales). Next, we'll replace the turf in Kyle Field with maroon Bermuda grass (take that Boise State!)...


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re: When will cable companies and DirecTV sign on for the SEC Network? - Quidam65
Verizon FiOS needs to hurry up. UVerse isn't available in my area, and I refuse to go back to Time Warner with their garbage service (tells me they can come out to fix a problem, never shows up yet tells me they called to tell me they were coming, which of course is a LIE) :banghead:...


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re: Report: SEC lists $314.5M - Quidam65
Also the Big 10 has the Big Ten Network, which has been making them $$$ for a while (and is the prototype for the SEC Network). Give the SEC a few years and our rainmaking machine will be fully functional. ETA: AU beat me to it, but to be as close as we are without a network shows that the maj...


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re: AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb to star in a reality show - Quidam65
[quote]F*ck[/quote] (edited since I'm at work) That may appear on a future episode. :lol:...


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re: Official NHL regular season thread - Quidam65
[quote]Still baffles me they are playing all of the 1st period again.[/quote] The game should restart at the point where it stopped, with CBJ having a 1-0 lead. (This is what I believe should have happened.) OR, you restart the game from the beginning and toss all the stats, like you do in base...


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re: Could Geno Auriemma have success in Men's NCAA Basketball - Quidam65
He would have some success but not to the level he has it in the women's game. In his current position, he can recruit most of the elite level talent AND keep it for four years. The WNBA doesn't pose a threat to his recruiting. In the men's game, the elite talent are the "one and done" player...


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re: BLM is out of control - Quidam65
[quote]almost 85% of Nevada is held in the public trust by the federal government. That's the highest percent in the country - mostly due to the fact that most of Nevada is marginal land and had very few claimants on it when it was admitted to the Union[/quote] Also a lot of it is used by trainin...


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re: Jeff Gordon's Aggie Race Day - Quidam65
[quote]Highest finish for him this season tho, and he took over the points lead [/quote] I would rather root for the Spurs over the Mavericks than root for Gordon in a race. (Though I will root for the Spurs over everyone else) Even worse than Dale Jr would have been the Kurt Busch car. How ...


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