re: Wireless phone service prices are falling at fastest rate ever recorded - foshizzle on 6/23/17 at 5:51 pm
[quote]An ATT tech told me a while back that everything will be wireless within 5 years. No more wired internet.[/quote] And we'll still have people complaining about how all those radio waves are going to kill everyone....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Who here has never done an illicit drug? Never consumed alcohol? - foshizzle on 6/23/17 at 10:47 am
[quote]I have never done any drug that wasn't prescribed to me or could be bought over the counter. Alcohol is a different story, but I haven't partaken of spirits since last night.[/quote]...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Help - Student loans and 401K - foshizzle on 6/22/17 at 10:40 pm
[quote]You are making 100% on your employer match. Max it out. Get a second job and pay off your loan, but do not leave free money on the table. [/quote] fricking this. Lots of early career decisions revolve around immediate cash needs, I get that since I was there once. But a 100% guarante...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Question for Ot docs/atmospheric scientists - foshizzle on 6/22/17 at 5:39 pm
I climbed Kilimanjaro several years ago. At the summit the pressure is 56% sea level pressure. My vision was fine. At the top of Everest of course it's low enough that most people require bottled oxygen. They report it's really beautiful at the top. So I'm guessing the answer to your question ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Rumors You Have Heard That Caused Unnecessary Panic - foshizzle on 6/22/17 at 12:33 pm
[quote]Off subject, but Trump finally did away with requiring the govt to prepare for Y2K 17 years later.[/quote] [quote]The agency didn’t provide an estimate of how much time is currently spent on Y2K paperwork, but Linda Springer, an OMB senior adviser, acknowledged that it isn’t a lot since th...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Canadian elite special forces sniper makes record-breaking kill shot in Iraq...2.2 miles. - foshizzle on 6/22/17 at 11:06 am
Damn. A Canadian sniper did that just yesterday too. Note to self - don't mess with Canadian snipers....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: The Hourly Income You Need To Afford Rent Around The U.S. - foshizzle on 6/22/17 at 6:27 am
[quote]The average full-time minimum wage worker can’t afford rent in ANY state.[/quote] If you're only willing to spend 30% of your income, dead set on having a 2BR place without a roommate, well, yeah. That's called "living beyond your means"....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: St Tammany HS teacher given 5 years for... well you know - foshizzle on 6/21/17 at 5:57 pm
[quote]Where were these teachers when I was in school?![/quote] Banging the good-looking students? :dunno:...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: New to stock market, advice on my purchases, advice in general - foshizzle on 6/21/17 at 11:16 am
I studied for a Ph.D. in Finance and worked several years with a Registered Investment Advisor firm. The standard (and IMHO good advice) is that simply holding a portfolio of index funds is the way to go. Most major brokerages have their own Target Retirement funds that are perfectly fine for mos...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Pentagon wasted $28 million on Afghan uniforms - foshizzle on 6/21/17 at 7:54 am
[quote]Early in 2007, the Afghan Defense Ministry decided it needed a “new and distinctive uniform” to set the Afghan army apart.[/quote] I can sorta see an argument for this. You do want your soldiers to be easy to distinguish from the people trying to kill them after all. And it isn't like stan...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
One of the gutsiest WW2 decisions ever - foshizzle on 6/20/17 at 8:12 pm
Churchill deliberately worked to bring an overwhelming invasion force of US military personnel into his own country during the early 1940's. And this was only a couple of generations after Britain was a superpower. Discuss....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (19)
re: What is the OT view of mass transit? - foshizzle on 6/20/17 at 7:43 pm
[quote]Most southern cities are too spread out for trains to make sense [/quote] The NE corridor has both high density within each city (to support local mass transit), and not much distance between cities (supports inter-city transit), and that is what makes it work. You really need both....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Value of MBA when you have MS Accounting ? - foshizzle on 6/20/17 at 5:21 pm
[quote]This would be on her companies dime.[/quote] Then by all means go for it. There isn't much overlap but the skillsets compliment each other very nicely if she wants to be a senior exec at a big company. Especially if she is at a real top 20 program (not just a top 20 "type" program) she ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Trouble at SU. Former Miss Southern involved in a Sex Tape Scandal (NSFW) - Updated Pg. 7 - foshizzle on 6/20/17 at 4:32 pm
I wasn't impressed by the last Penpoint News story I saw. Seemed like they were more interested in stirring sh*t to get clicks than anything else....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Quit teaching, what to do with retirement? - foshizzle on 6/20/17 at 6:07 am
[quote]I rolled it over into a Roth. Be warned that tax day will suck a lot. [/quote] The OP stated that he opened a Roth when he quit. He didn't say that he rolled something into a Roth....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Biggest collection of Nazi artifacts found in Argentina - foshizzle on 6/20/17 at 6:01 am
[quote]I always found it interesting how many of the Nazis went to south America when their shite came crashing down. what would make them pick that continent to resettle?...[/quote] Some people will go to great lengths to avoid paying a huge gas bill....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Employers Asking for College Transcripts - foshizzle on 6/19/17 at 5:12 pm
[quote]I would be very surprised (shocked) if they asked for a transcript and even then 3.4 compared to 3.24 isn't a huge deal. [/quote] It can be a big deal if you ever apply for a security clearance. No, there isn't a big difference between 3.4 and 3.24 but the fact that a difference exists ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: So turning off your vehicle so it won't explode when you pump some gas..... - foshizzle on 6/19/17 at 5:06 pm
[quote]Tell that to my Brother In Law who has burns to 40% of his body, including the face, after he was pumping gas and somebody else was smoking. Not impossible.[/quote] Out of curiosity, when did it happen? Reason I ask is that technology to stop fumes has improved a great deal....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: I firmly believe that this board is the greatest collection of talent on the Internet - foshizzle on 6/19/17 at 5:04 pm
Thanks for the kind words, but you still aren't getting a free premium membership....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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