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re: How much money do you put towards retirement from each paycheck? - Geecubed
Before you start putting into retirement, you need to have at least three-months-worth of bills set aside for an emergency. Once you have that, then put 15% of your take home into a retirement account (I would say max out a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k) before adding to a traditional 401(k) or IRA). Mut...


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re: Build a golf bag for me. - Geecubed
Vader or WEAVE, do either of you (or anyone else for that matter) have a recommendation on a pro to take lessons from? I saw in a previous thread about pros, WEAVE said Blaine Patin. I tried looking him up, and he used to be at Oaks at Sherwood. Didn't it close down? Any help would be apprec...


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re: OT Mechanics: Battery/Alternator Question - Geecubed
I thought so as well, but my idiot light isn't on. Figured if I was having an issue with a faulty alternator, my check engine light would be on....


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OT Mechanics: Battery/Alternator Question - Geecubed
Car wouldn't start (no cranking at all) last night, so this morning before work, I jumped my battery off. Car started fine, but as I was driving, when I would slow down, the lights would dim, and eventually, at a stop sign, my car died again. I figured that my alternator would charge my battery at...


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Bloomberg Assessment Test - Geecubed
Has anyone ever taken this? If so, was it helpful to your resume? Reason I pose this question is that professors at the SELU College of Business are pushing this test hard, saying that a good score will make prospective employers pursue even harder....


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re: Is it a good idea to keep 123 million in one checking account? - Geecubed
[quote]Almost all banks (99%) are, however, members of the FDIC. The FDIC protects deposits up to $100[/quote] It's been bumped up to $250k, since I think 2008. FDIC trying to keep people from leaving banks. On the subject of if it's smart to keep $123MM in a bank account, it depends on what ...


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re: Spanish Town or Southdowns Parade for young kids? - Geecubed
Southdowns all around is more family friendly, but Spanish Town isn't bad, if you get the right spot....


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re: Nostalgia thread from 70's, 80's and now 90s and dare we? Yes the 00s! - Geecubed
[quote]Without looking it up and going by memory, I think Genesis became Mike and the Mechanics after Phil went solo. [/quote] Wasn't it Peter Gabriel then Phil Collins as lead for Genesis?...


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re: Looking for some pitching sequence tips for youth baseball... - Geecubed
Moustache, I agree with you, as far as Varsity HS, college, and pro pitchers go. But teaching a young kid at 11 or 12 to throw a changeup is not rocket science. At that age, you are just looking for a change of speed. If you can teach proper technique for a changeup at 11 or 12, and have the kids...


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re: Looking for some pitching sequence tips for youth baseball... - Geecubed
[quote]One of my pitchers throws high heat with a [b]curve ball[/b].[/quote] I hope you don't ask your 11-12 yo pitchers to throw this. We didn't start throwing a true breaking ball until 13-14 (8th Grade)....


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re: Looking for some pitching sequence tips for youth baseball... - Geecubed
Lester, a changeup is easy to teach. It is a fastball with a different grip. Do you really think 11-12 year olds that have played baseball ever, can't learn to throw a change?...


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re: Looking for some pitching sequence tips for youth baseball... - Geecubed
That is what I thought as well, but when I assisted with a middle-school team, one of my pitchers threw it and it moved almost like a slider. I know he wasn't throwing a slider because of the spin, and his form on his follow-through....


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re: Looking for some pitching sequence tips for youth baseball... - Geecubed
Totally agree with P&G86. Work with your pitchers on hitting spots. Don't ever call a pitch down the middle unless 3-0. Have the kids practice either a circle change (for good movement) or a straight change (pitcher doesn't pop his wrist, more like wiping a wall), and always throw it away. One...


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re: Lebanon, NH to BR, LA - Geecubed
I would look somewhere around Stumberg or Jones Creek. I think there are pretty nice townhouses for rent around both of those areas, and they aren't too far from Ochsner-O'neal....


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Madden '14 Fark for Friend - Geecubed
A friend of mine has requested a picture of a football player in live action be farked onto a Madden '14 cover. The picture is of a friend of his. Unfortunately, I neither have the means nor the skills to do a good job for this request, so I figured I would put this request out here for the master...


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re: College Baseball - Dead Bat Syndrome - Will There Be a New Ball This Season? - Geecubed
I think that the slower one throws a curve, the more break one would have with the new balls. There was a guy for UCLA (I believe) a couple of years ago in the CWS throwing this looping curveball. I don't think the break would change much on his breaking ball. On the other hand, pitchers that t...


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re: Why do we offer more than 25 kids a year? - Geecubed
Open your eyes...


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re: Cam Robinson commits to Alabama - Geecubed
Here comes the meltdown......


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re: Weekly predict how the class will finish thread - Geecubed
[quote]noile[/quote] Come on Red...you're better than that son......


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re: CWS Omaha: UCLA 2, LSU 1 - FINAL - Next Game: Tuesday @ 2pm vs. UNC - Geecubed
WTH was all that crap? CPM had to tell his guys they aren't going to drop bombs at TDAmeritrade...embarrassing...


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