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re: GOOG & GOOGL - Beerinthepocket
GOOG is better to own because it will trade at a discount to GOOGL because it has no voting rights. The voting right you get with the GOOGL shares are worthless bc the two head honchos control over 57% of the voting rights. Basically you pay extra for GOOGL shares with worthless voting rights....


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re: Does anyone have experience with Elan Cotillion? - Beerinthepocket
A shy loner is not going to make friends in BR or Elan Cotillion. Sounds like he needs an attitude change. Being an atheist and going to BRMHS doesn't help....


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re: Salary increase and new tax bracket - Beerinthepocket
[quote]Subtle brag thread is subtle[/quote] No such thing as brag threads on the money board. There are people that make more money than you, get over it....


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re: The Standard at Baton Rouge Student Living - Beerinthepocket
[quote]Then along came South Gate & LBP houses, then The Cottages and now this. [/quote] You realize the cottages only cost a little over $500 a month right? I would hardly call that luxury. Not everyone lived in a shite hole while attending college. You don't have to live in a POS apartment t...


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re: Tuscaloosa Marine Shale oil well sets record (for TMS) - 1540 - Beerinthepocket
[quote]I'm sure it works for you since the cost to drill doesn't affect you....the wells produce they're just not economic.[/quote] Encana has started drilling two wells at a time and scissor fracing which has definitely made the drilling wells in the play more economic. Down from 12M to 8ish a w...


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re: Tuscaloosa Marine Shale oil well sets record (for TMS) - 1540 - Beerinthepocket
[quote]The play doesn't work...Goodrich is toast. [/quote] A few of the wells in the TMS are on my property and I can tell you from what I have seen personally, the play does work. ...


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re: Another World Banker commits suicide. Count is up to 9 within a few weeks - Beerinthepocket
If you read the book Tipping Point you will learn that this can be caused by the news coverage over those suicides. Any time there is widespread news coverage of a suicide there are an increased number of suicides in the following weeks, with heightened sensitivity in the same demographic as the ini...


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re: Odds the Marley family wins their case over "One Love" against Cane's? - Beerinthepocket
0 chance of winning. ...


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re: Anyone here ruthless with buisness practices? - Beerinthepocket
Any business that puts a concerted effort into posting fake negative feedback regarding their competition is a bad business. I hope your business fails if you are even considering that....


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re: Has anyone been to Luke in New Orleans? - Beerinthepocket
It's my go to Besh restaurant. Never had anything bad there aside from the hogshead cheese....


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re: What are your "top" going out jeans? - Beerinthepocket
Brooks brothers jeans are my presentable going out jeans....


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re: Weekend Job Ideas - Beerinthepocket
Work for "the man" for a few years, save, and start a business in an area you enjoy. I think spending your weekends working instead of enjoying life in your mid twenties would be something you would regret when you are 60 and you don't have the physical ability to do many things you may take for...


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re: Weekend Job Ideas - Beerinthepocket
If you're already working 40 hours a week, why would you want to spend more of your life doing that? Hang out with your friends and family, have fun. You're 23, you have the rest of your life to work....


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re: Recommend a CPA in BR Metro - Beerinthepocket
I would recommend looking up Kerry Roybal or Louis McKnight. Both are great guys. I wouldn't recommend myself even though I am a CPA, as I don't do any tax work....


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re: Right wing media refuses to cover Christie scandal - Beerinthepocket
I don't see why it's still being talked about on national news outlets at all. This is a New Jersey issue, I don't give crap about it. Although I do hope it makes Christie lose the republican nomination in 2016....


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re: If the US enacted a true flat rate tax, what would be the ideal tax rate? - Beerinthepocket
[quote]Tax on all income above the compensation (salary and benefits) paid to employees. So, if corp has $1 million in income, and $250k of compensation, the the tax is on the remaining $750k. [/quote] Compensation is already taken out to determine net income, what are you suggesting? That expens...


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re: Stuck in Laffy - Beerinthepocket
Well dang it, I only have Brooks Brothers clothes with me. There a store here that I can get some tap out and hair gel all in one place?...


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re: Stuck in Laffy - Beerinthepocket
[quote]I think the keg is closed down [/quote] That's unfortunate, there were some good times had there in college for rush parties....


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re: Stuck in Laffy - Beerinthepocket
[quote]how old are you?[/quote] 25...


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re: Stuck in Laffy - Beerinthepocket
You gave enough of a shite to respond though......


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Stuck in Laffy - Beerinthepocket
So I managed to get stuck in Lafayette tonight. Getting dinner at "Social" (seems decent so far) then what should I do after? Slay some sloots at the keg?...


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re: Giveaway Time! Drytunes Speaker...StormTiger wins! - Beerinthepocket
I could use one of these....


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re: Tips for MBA interview? - Beerinthepocket
Did you hear back on if you got in or not? I just heard back from 1 of the three schools I've applied to so I have an interview the week after next. More advice from anyone who has been through this would be greatly appreciated!...


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re: House Candidate Paul Dietzel on Fox Business - Beerinthepocket
I find it ridiculous that if some of the people in this thread had met Paul a year ago you would think "wow, this is a bright young man that has done very well for himself, good for him" but as soon as he enters a political race he's a empty suit douche with no knowledge or skills....


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re: delete - Beerinthepocket
As a CPA, I am not going to recommend tax evasion haha. Nothing is keeping you from lying, but nothing is keeping the IRS from throwing the book at you in an audit either....


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re: delete - Beerinthepocket
Banks will report this sort of activity to the government as banks are required to report transactions greater than $10,000 individually or when grouped with other transactions. My advice would be to just pay the taxes on the profit, it really isn't worth the legal trouble....


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re: Who else got a crappy raise this year? - Beerinthepocket
[quote]Chris Farley[/quote] Boom...


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re: Who else got a crappy raise this year? - Beerinthepocket
Lynx, you are in the consulting branch of one of the big 4 correct? If so I know what you mean. Everyone at my level in the firm was rated a 3 regardless of performance. It really was BS since not everyone performed at the same level. A few were just abysmal performers and received the same compensa...


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re: Who else got a crappy raise this year? - Beerinthepocket
[quote]SmackoverHawg[/quote] So if you don't think automatic COLA raises are something your employees deserve you think they deserve automatic pay decreases? By giving them no raise, you are giving them a decrease....


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re: Best Buy Stock Plummet - Beerinthepocket
No idea... They didn't break it down on their latest 10Q. Probably means it's not a good mix....


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