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re: Question concerning first time home buyer purchase - Socrates Johnson
[quote] I'm willing to put up 100k in land as additional collateral with the home. Would that help? [/quote] Is the land you mention the land that the house will be built on? If so, the mortgage will be on the whole property and not only the improvements. They will count your contributed land a...
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re: Recommend negotiation books - Socrates Johnson
[link=(https://www.amazon.com/Negotiate-Win-Rules-Successful-Negotiating/dp/1522601791)]Negotiate to Win[/link] by Jim Thomas This guy taught a class at LSU Banking School that was very helpful. Talks about how Americans use persuasion, not negotiation. Stresses doing homework beforehand, and s...
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re: In other news...Dolly Parton is one hell of a philanthropist! - Socrates Johnson
My wife met her when she wofked at the Nashville Symphony. She performed at a charity event or something. Said she was one of the nicest people she'd met. My wife said her husband dropped her off at the symphony in his mini-truck. They've been married since 1966. Well played, Carl Dean....
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re: In other news...Dolly Parton is one hell of a philanthropist! - Socrates Johnson
[quote]Are they real?[/quote] She's not shy about her plastic surgery....
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re: The Dark Tower trailer - Socrates Johnson
[quote]but he goes out like a chump.[/quote] Steven King's ability to create and describe tension is so much better than his ability to resolve it. 6 pages of excitement, followed by a paragraph of resolution. In this case it's six books of tension, followed by one paragraph of resolution. Tha...
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re: A settled Alton Sterling fact that many people are oblivious to - Socrates Johnson
[quote]he he[/quote] Nothing to laugh about, jerk....
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re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction 2017 - Socrates Johnson
[quote]Joan Baez[/quote] Did she arrive on Bob Dylan's coattails?...
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re: First NBC Bank selling 9 branches to Whitney - Socrates Johnson
That's how it works. FDIC takes receivership after primary regulator revokes charter....
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re: First NBC Bank selling 9 branches to Whitney - Socrates Johnson
Well, I saw that earlier this week they said they'd have to restate some of their already restated earnings. So...classic First NBC....
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re: Red Oaks on Amazon Prime - Socrates Johnson
For some reason, Seth Meyers' brother cracks me up in this show. Creepy, but funny....
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re: Led Zeppelin Live Bootleg Baton Rouge, La 2-28-75 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, - Socrates Johnson
It's [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrWNTqbLFFE)]Woodstock[/link] written by Joni Mitchell....
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re: What did you do for your 30th birthday? - Socrates Johnson
My wife threw me a superhero birthday party....
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re: Revisiting "The Tonight Show" Controversy. Is Jay Leno Really the Bad Guy? - Socrates Johnson
The issue was that Leno didn't seem to read the situation at all. For somebody that famously didn't need the money, saying yes to his lead-in show, combined with the Late Shift reputation, made him look like more of a spiteful dick. Hey, speaking of spiteful dicks, let's not exclude Jeff Zucke...
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re: Led Zeppelin Live Bootleg Baton Rouge, La 2-28-75 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, - Socrates Johnson
Can't see at work. Is this the one where they do Woodstock in the middle of Dazed and Confused? I think I had that back in college, and the audio sucked. I hope this is different....
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re: Thinking about doing acoustic sets in local pub scene - Set list ideas - Socrates Johnson
Love the One You're With Teach your Children The Weight Old Man Friends Gallows Pole Hey Hey What Can I Do...
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re: What's the board's view on Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers? - Socrates Johnson
[quote]Bill Medley low, Bob Hatfield high[/quote] Pretty sure it's only Bobby Hatfield. "You've Lost That Loving Feeling" on the other hand is a perfect representation of them both....
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re: So when does Suicide Squad get good? - Socrates Johnson
Bail out now! Don't make the same mistake I made last night....
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re: BREAKING: In least shocking music news of the decade, Barry Manilow comes out of the - Socrates Johnson
[quote]Considering his fans, “I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay. So I never did anything,” says Manilow.[/quote] Read this quote yesterday. I bet even his gay fans laughed so hard at this, semen came out of their noses....
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