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re: Turbotax 2019 CD (windows 10 version) problems? - nctiger71
I got the TT CD at Sam's. Have not had any problem with it. I use TT Deluxe. It transferred 2018's info into 2019; no problems. I have entered expense data but no income data yet other than SS income. I guess the test will come when the financial companies data are available for download. ...
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re: High quality pics of the game that I am sure some have seen but I think it's worth posting - nctiger71
Thanks for the bump; I had not seen that post. Great pictures....
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re: When people used to talk about having a “nervous breakdown”, what were they describing? - nctiger71
My dad had several events that were called nervous breakdowns. I was a pre-teen to early 20's so it was a long time ago. As I recall/understand it he would become extremely paranoid - at least my understanding of what that means; i.e., unreasonable fear of people, think they want to do you harm....
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re: Wyoming/Montana area in May - nctiger71
[quote]My wife is not the camping type. She wants to go, but I’m [b]not sure what to do with her. That goes with daily life too though[/b]. [/quote] That's funny. We went this August; long road trip through SD, MT, WY, etc. Our first time and now that we've been I don't know why we waited so lo...
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re: The Spy on Netflix - nctiger71
[quote] based on a true story of a Mossad spy in Syria in the early 1960s. The lead role was played ---surprising well---by Sacha Baron Cohen. I thought he did a terrific job. [/quote] Agree, it is worth watching and Cohen was very good. ...
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re: Asheville or San Diego? - nctiger71
[quote]Ethnic spicy food [/quote] NC is not known for spicy food. You can probably find some but it is not common place; and what the natives call spicy, really isn't....
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re: Help plan trip out west - nctiger71
We took a long road trip this summer to many of the same places you are going. The link to the trip report is below or you can search for it on the TB. Maybe it will give you some ideas. I would recommend seeing the Devils Tower National Monument if you are driving from Rapid City, SD to Gillet...
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re: Krakow Poland - suggestions? - nctiger71
[quote]Day trip to Zakopane. [/quote] I would not do a day trip, stay at least one night unless you just want to see mountains and eat there. I think it is about a 2 hour drive, it is 4 lane part of the way but there was road construction in the summer. It was not bad traffic though. Ski season m...
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re: Tell me about Texas Hill country - nctiger71
[quote]garner state park[/quote] Agree with this. ...
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re: Krakow Poland - suggestions? - nctiger71
[quote]Salt Mine is on the list as well as a day trip to ??[/quote] Day trip to where? Auschwitz? We went to Poland in June and the link is a trip report. If you scroll down to the 4th or 5th section there is info on Krakow. [link=(https://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/travel/poland-trip-re...
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re: Tracking Expenses and Saving - nctiger71
I just use EXCEL and download the bank and credit card statements periodically; assign the expense to a category and sum it up. I don't track cash expenses but those are minor amounts. I have used Quicken in the past but they would change it frequently and it felt like I was always learning a ne...
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re: When to begin taking social security payments - nctiger71
[quote]Are you married? if so, another thing to consider is your spouse. My wife is 3 years younger than me and here are some rounded but close to real numbers for me. If I would have started receiving Social Security at 66 years of age I would have gotten $30,000 plus per year. By waiting until 70 ...
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re: Disney at Christmas - nctiger71
We went about 5 years ago; Sat to Sat, 20th to 27th. Christmas was on Thur. The first part of the week was not too crowded but around Wed Disney began limiting admittance due to the crowds. We rented a house that slept 12 and it cost twice as much the week we were there, and the next week, as...
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re: Shreveport nostalgia thread - nctiger71
Sansones on Kings Highway Piccadilly Italian Place that was near downtown (not the cafeteria chain) In Bossier: Kick A Poo Kokomo’s ...
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re: Washington D.C. trip - nctiger71
[quote]Looking to take the kids to D.C. in April.[/quote] How old are the kids? How long are you staying? Are you going for the Cherry Blossom Festival? It is usually in April. If you search this board there are several post about DC with good ideas about transportation, places to stay and ...
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re: Did Indians up north hunt buffalo before Columbus brought horses back to North America? - nctiger71
Click the link or google [b]Vore Buffalo Jump[/b] to learn about one way they killed them. [link=(https://www.vorebuffalojump.org/content/)]Vore Buffalo Jump in WY[/link] The jump is next to I-90 in Wyoming about a mile from the Welcome Center on the east side of the state near South Dakota....
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re: Should I watch the hearing tomorrow - nctiger71
No, usually I watch all those type of shows but I’m not watching this one. Someone on FOX speculated that low ratings would indicate low interest in impeachment; makes sense to me so I won’t watch....
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re: Questions about Gatlinburg/Asheville - nctiger71
[quote]And the famous biscuit place is fantastic[/quote] Do you know the name of the biscuit place or where it is located, generally?...
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re: Annapolis - nctiger71
Thanks for the report; lots of good information. :bow:...
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re: Where would you go cont. USA? - nctiger71
[quote]I’ll throw in a wild card, how is Montreal in August and just in general? Good food? [/quote] San Diego for the US. There are many post about SD on this board. Vancouver, BC if you are considering Canada also. ...
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