| SEC Rant|| re: SECCG - Am I the only person (besides Mizzou fans) who thinks... - Blakely Bimbo on 12/4/13 at 11:57 am|
Malzahn jinxed Auburn with his Marshal needs to be considered for Heisman talk. Heisman bad karma.
Mizzou wins. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller warns of US stock market bubble - Blakely Bimbo on 12/3/13 at 12:06 pm|
When I went to college, Economics was a SOCIAL SCIENCE. Department was located in the Humanities.
| SEC Rant|| re: Brad Edwards just said basically no SEC team - Blakely Bimbo on 12/2/13 at 8:30 am|
College FB is big business. If the game is FSU/Ohio State, then the entire SEC needs to boycott the broadcast.
If the ratings are severely hurt, it will send a message. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Here to take my crow - Blakely Bimbo on 12/2/13 at 8:25 am|
I had a "weird" feeling that we would lose this game all last week. There were too many distractions. All the talk AJ for Heisman was the first sign to me. The Heisman talk was a jinx.
Terry Saban's interview was more negative energy. Yes Mrs. Saban, that was clutter, my dear. Not to chastise, b...
| Political Talk|| re: Why is the Pope parroting South American Dictators? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/28/13 at 6:22 pm|
[quote]Why is the Pope parroting South American Dictators?[/quote]
He. IS. A. JESUIT. That's all you need to know to understand his social bent....
| SEC Rant|| re: Is Sumlin still a candidate for the USC job? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/24/13 at 11:25 am|
[quote]How can Les figure them out but Saban can't? It just doesn't make sense[/quote]
It wasn't Les, It was Chavis. Chavis is one of THE best DC's in the country. ...
| O-T Lounge|| The best way to pee into a urinal, according to science - Blakely Bimbo on 11/19/13 at 12:39 pm|
[quote]But fear not! There is hope. Tackling the dire problem of urinal splash-back, a team of fluid dynamics researchers from Brigham Young University — who call themselves the "whizz-kids" — set out to discover the absolute best spot for dudes to aim at when they're relieving themselves.[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/19/13 at 11:55 am|
I know this is not the Poli Board, but we are entering an age of authoritarianism, both political and monetary.
Anyone who thinks that the powerful are going to let Bitcoin develop into a currency is delusional.
In the future all money will be digital. No Cash.
Timeline, who the heck knows,...
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/18/13 at 8:06 pm|
Had a nasty drop earlier this evening.
Here is link to watch:
I will know that bitcoin has been accepted when certain college football programs start using it for players. :rotflmao:
No joke, Wiki and anyone playing in this arena. You ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The OT Book Club & Literary Society, week of 11-11 - Blakely Bimbo on 11/18/13 at 10:19 am|
[quote]Pulitzer-winning author Harper Lee accuses local museum in Monroeville, Alabama, of exploiting her literary fame[/quote]
I think this is very misleading. In the past, she was a supporter of the museum and indeed gave autographed books to be auctioned for fundraising. Her sister was a promi...
| O-T Lounge|| re: So be honest...how bad/boring is jury duty? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/18/13 at 10:10 am|
I was on duty for 2 weeks last May. Plan on being bored. Bring reading material. Also, plan on showing up and find out that the parties settled. Then you have to go straight back to work.
Better pray you don't get Grand Jury. I was picked for a grand jury a couple of decades ago. 2 of the most m...
| Money Talk|| re: What is up with job candidates today? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/18/13 at 10:05 am|
[quote]Sort of weird for a professional position. Could understand if it were crap jobs.
Sometimes, "Inside Sales" is a counter job. Not saying that in OP case it's not. Inside sales does not necessarily means a professional position. In TX, the oil/gas industry grabs the best workers. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/18/13 at 9:59 am|
[quote]Chinese women have played a critical role in the rally, accounting for 40% of VIP customers. VIPs are defined as traders with over 10 million yuan (US$1.6 million) in total transaction volume using the online currency, according to the report. [/quote]
Most of you are probably too young to...
| Political Talk|| re: Let's talk QE - Blakely Bimbo on 11/18/13 at 8:53 am|
[quote]As soon as jobs begin to be created we are in for a shite ton of inflation. Lucky for O, he doesn't help with the creation of jobs
Ain't going to happen any time soon. We are in a new era regarding employment and spending. Part of it is demographics and part of it technology.
| Money Talk|| re: Dow 16000 this week? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/18/13 at 8:36 am|
Happened on open this morning....
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/17/13 at 6:55 pm|
Follow the ratio
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/17/13 at 5:38 pm|
[quote]Quick question about money and its essence. [/quote]
I've often wondered about money "essence". Like the first time I went to Hong Kong in the early 80's. Took a boat over to Macau when it was still Portuguese. Grabbed a cab at the landing and went to gambling boat with fading paint and a ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Would you make fun of a person for losing their virginity - Blakely Bimbo on 11/17/13 at 5:13 pm|
Not enough information. What is the age gap? Is it a 17 year old girl and a 40 year old guy? If that be the case, then yeah.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Are Ceiling Fans Repairable? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/14/13 at 12:47 pm|
We've got a Hunter that is 35 years old. We moved it form our old house when we built in 1990.
This fan was one of the old tyme Hunters and built in the USA. You have to oil it every year. I would try to fix mine, but your fan may be one of the newer fans and they don't last as long.
| Political Talk|| re: Good Critique of QE from Someone Formerly Charged with Carrying it Out - Blakely Bimbo on 11/12/13 at 2:18 pm|
The author is going to be on CNBC this afternoon at 4:00 central. I am curious of the timing of this mea culpa.
Don't know anything about the author, but I wonder if this is an opening salvo in a campaign to blame the FED for all the ills of this administration.
Only time will tell. Themes em...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's a unique college graduation gift you have given/received? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/11/13 at 7:53 am|
We gave our son a Martin acoustic guitar. He was thrilled.
Best graduation gift I received was a family heirloom. Meant so much to me. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Stanford Keys to Throwing off Oregon Offense - Blakely Bimbo on 11/8/13 at 1:11 pm|
[quote]I also think Oregon is being too stubborn with their S&C philosophy with the trench guys.[/quote]
Too much of that "zen" philosophy and atmosphere. Just look at the new FB facility? No color gets no brain stimulation. FB doesn't need calm...needs raw, dig down deep philosophy. S&C is one e...
| Money Talk|| re: Tips to make my wife a better grocery shopper and what is a reasonable budget? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/1/13 at 10:46 am|
I have found that the foundation for successful food budgeting is a 7 day meal plan. Make the plan, do a list and then stick to it when you shop. Don't go the the grocery store when you are hungry.
Shop your meal plans week to week based on the ads. Avoid pre packaged and don't buy junk. If you ...
| Money Talk|| re: Question for realtors... Am I being selfish? - Blakely Bimbo on 10/31/13 at 2:34 pm|
[quote]I just can't do it... I've been here paying 6 yrs, this guy been around couple months. [/quote]
The house that you live in is just that.. your home. Don't look at it as an investment. For the last 6 years, your payments have been going mainly to pay amortized interest. You been renting mon...
| Money Talk|| re: closing on home Nov 15, house note due Nov 15 - Blakely Bimbo on 10/29/13 at 11:18 am|
[quote]Why would there be interest due on day 1?[/quote]
I think original poster is referring to selling his house.
Pay it on Nov 1. There's no guarantee you will close on Nov. 15th. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Tom Luginbill: Tennessee sitting on top of a gold mine - Blakely Bimbo on 10/28/13 at 9:23 pm|
I know everyone says there is not a lot of talent instate TN, but I wonder how much can be attributed to lack of support for the youth and middle school football leagues.
The states that produce the most talent have fantastic youth programs. That aspect seems to be lacking in TN. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Best way to make one million dollars - Blakely Bimbo on 10/28/13 at 11:26 am|
[quote]Best way to make one million dollars[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: Things that will add value to your home when selling - Blakely Bimbo on 10/27/13 at 8:45 am|
This may not apply to your location but I have noticed in my area that home buyers want move in condition. Go look at some new homes in your area and see how they are decorated (colors and textures). Scratch the carpet allowance and get it done.
Young buyers especially want the amenities of new ...
| Political Talk|| re: CNN Opinion: Credibility Death Spiral of the Whitehouse - Blakely Bimbo on 10/25/13 at 10:39 pm|
I first began to notice a subtle shite in opinion around mid march 2013. That was the first rumblings about questions concerning Benghazi. Then it was the IRS/tea party. The Prez. wasn't even 3 months into second term when things started turning....
| Money Talk|| re: Does the Dow hit 16000 in 2013? - Blakely Bimbo on 10/25/13 at 10:31 pm|
Sequestration and Govt. Shutdown have doomed the economy. [/quote]
Economy has nothing to do with it. As long as the money keeps flowing and interest rates are so low that investors are chasing yield, the indices will continue to rise. We may even hit 16000 by the first of de...