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re: Osram lightify bulbs $11 Lowes (stand-alone app or wink compatible - tunable) - tigersnipen
[quote] why does it show the app in my link?[/quote] Because lowes sucks at their product pages. The app does work for dimming the bulb. The link I provided is the tuneable one....
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re: Osram lightify bulbs $11 Lowes (stand-alone app or wink compatible - tunable) - tigersnipen
[quote]Work great with Wink? Why do mine and plenty others keep losing connection?... Because they broke the Zigbee mesh with their update[/quote] The last update with the osram firmware has made all of mine extremely stable. No issues since then. Late November early December was miserable and i ...
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re: Zillow "Zestimates" - tigersnipen
They are very low for the neighborhood I live in. Have had about 8 or 9 houses sell in last 60 days for 30% higher than the zestimate....
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re: Osram lightify bulbs $11 Lowes (stand-alone app or wink compatible - tunable) - tigersnipen
Just a heads up the link you provided is just for the 2700k dimmable not the tune-able. Here is a link to the tuneable. [link=(https://www.lowes.com/pd/SYLVANIA-LIGHTIFY-60-W-Equivalent-Dimmable-Soft-White-A19-LED-Light-Fixture-Light-Bulb/50358566)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Separate Router/Modem or Google WiFi - tigersnipen
[quote]Netgear Orbi is best [/quote] The Linksys Velop introduced at CES is now considered the best apparently... also the most expensive. [link=(http://www.linksys.com/us/velop/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: For $25, I made my 15 y/o receiver Bluetooth compatible. - tigersnipen
Chromecast Music can work with old receives too....
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re: Transferring to Vanguard - choice of funds ? - tigersnipen
Very surprised this hasn't been listed yet. VTSAX - is a no brainer fund to have in your portfolio. Edit: Sorry I just saw someone listed the VTSMX fund which is the non admiral fund....
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re: Trump: It's not a fence, it's a wall. You just misreported it - tigersnipen
[quote]The plan has been on his website for months. Your ignorance of that fact does not change that it has been there.[/quote]...
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re: Kids in Africa will finally have their Alabama T-Shirts - tigersnipen
[img]https://i.imgur.com/gdOlJni.jpg[/img]...
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re: How is what the Russians did different from what the MSM did? - tigersnipen
[quote]Someone illegally obtained Trump's 1995 tax return and the NYT used it to smear him. The hot mic recording of Trump was illegally obtained according to California law and NBC intentionally held it for months so it could be used to influence the election in HRCs favor. Obama DHS staffe...
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re: Can anyone recommend a colored BR30 bulb that works with Lutron dimmer's - tigersnipen
smart bulbs (Hue, osram, LIFX) should not be dimmed or turned off or on by a switch....
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re: First week of the new year = Maxing out Roth IRA week - tigersnipen
[quote]to know that he has not made too much to NOT qualify for the ROTH. I made that mistake almost twice. Had to remove money from ROTH and put in TIRA. Mae too much that year for ROTH. Came within a few hundred dollars of going over year before that. I too now wait until new year to make deposits...
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re: First week of the new year = Maxing out Roth IRA week - tigersnipen
I've read a lot of articles on DCA vs Lump sum and at only $5500 over 12 months most do not see a huge difference. I personally just do lump sum as I believe in more time in the market as I have 30 years left until retirement. As I get closer to retirement I may DCA more. I also think the market ...
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re: TSA precheck. How long does approval take? - tigersnipen
[quote]From what I remember, Global Entry interview offices are mostly (maybe all?) at airports or border crossings. It is a different program than pre-check and requires you to go to a different office. The pre-check offices are the same places that do TWIC and other background checks.[/quote] T...
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re: Investing Emergency Fund? - tigersnipen
I'm in the same boat I have a 1 year "emergency" fund. Try to always keep 3 months of expenses no matter what, and then if we need a new roof, car down payment, A/C replacement, etc.. we pull from there. I've been hesitant to invest this but I hate having that much "cash" sitting in a savings acc...
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re: Backdoor Roth IRA - tigersnipen
I usually donate the full $5500 to the traditional IRA, wait for the transaction to be completed, then immediately backdoor/convert to the ROTH IRA....
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re: TSA precheck. How long does approval take? - tigersnipen
Plan to do Global Entry soon which I think includes Precheck. One of the benefits of the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Are most of the interview places at the airports? I figured I'd have to time it with a business trip....
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re: We need to beat Clemson in a rematch - tigersnipen
[quote]Y'all are REALLY going to hate him when he replaces Saban in a few years. [/quote] I'll take him at bama over saban 100% of the time ...
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re: What's on your Fireworks to buy list? - tigersnipen
This year in the BR area anything water proof...
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re: Juan LaFonta has a catchy new commercial - tigersnipen
[quote]Who the frick is that cross dressing POS?[/quote] [img]http://i.imgur.com/avHnbUZ.gif[/img] :casty: That's Big Freedia BTW...
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