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re: Riddles and Brain Teasers - Geecubed
Holland isn't a country....


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re: brag on your kids thread - Geecubed
Meatball, does the DSFH baseball team work with the JV and Varsity, or is it completely separate?...


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re: brag on your kids thread - Geecubed
My son just finished the work requirements for Life Scout (just has to have his Scoutmaster Conference and Board of Review). Should be Life before March. Daughter was the #2 server on her Elementary School volleyball team this year. Trying to see if she is interested enough into possibly going ...


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re: Louisiana budget shortfall: should we repeal State Trooper raises? - Geecubed
[quote]brass2mouth[/quote] Do you work for DPS? Because if you do, you know good and well that the statement about no raises since 2010 is false. They have received merit increases when other departments could not afford to give merits. They also were able to promote, even when a hiring freeze...


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re: 11th grade test in Wisc....this is rich - Geecubed
[quote]Communism Socialism/fascism Capitalism [/quote] Aren't these types of economies, rather than political idealogies?...


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re: 500 Billionaires - Geecubed
OK Heather...two things: 1. These fat cats are not strictly Republican 2. The majority of these billionaires give away a shit-ton of their fortunes every year to really good causes. I'm surprised you haven't gotten blasted yet....


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re: Frank Wilson reaction on the hires - Geecubed
Any audio or video of this?...


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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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