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Bunsbert Montcroff

Favorite team:Arizona 
Location:Phoenix AZ / Boise ID
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Occupation:It's All Academic
Number of Posts:5271
Registered on:1/15/2008
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re: Student Loan Debt Cancellation - Should people who paid off during freeze get refunds? - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]We gave TRILLIONS to the fricking banks in 2008. Giving that trillions to working citizens (which debt cancellation essentially does) would have been a way better thing.[/quote] the banks paid that back and the government made about 3 billion dollars from the deal....
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re: Any folks here live in Boise? - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]But, with no kids, $800k will suffice even in the best neighborhoods.[/quote] :lol: $800k will get you a nice 3/2 in dry creek or cartwright ranch or something similar way out east on warm springs. it will not get you in the door in the "best" neighborhoods in boise, from harrison avenue t...
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re: Any folks here live in Boise? - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote] summers there are pretty nice[/quote] As I write this it’s 56 degrees and rainy, with snow in the mountains. Looking forward to the arrival of summer (it was 90 yesterday but has been a cold, wet spring)....
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re: Any folks here live in Boise? - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]it's all strip malls and chain retail/dining west of Vista. If you like that sort of entertainment, you will have A LOT of housing options and can extend your search into Meridian, Nampa, Caldwell, Star, or Eagle depending on your wife's willingness to commute. [/quote] I dunno, neighborhood...
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re: 1 killed, at least 8 injured in Phoenix strip mall shooting - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]When I moved there, I was told to stay away from the Avenues.[/quote] They mean Sunnyslope or Maryvale or places like El Mirage. Not Arrowhead Ranch or Vistancia or Verrado, which are all in the avenues. The most abject poverty I’ve ever seen in Phoenix is in the streets, in Guadalupe. ...
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re: SE Idaho things to do - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]SE Idaho[/quote] [quote]Stanley, ID [/quote] stanley is worth visiting, but it isn't SE idaho. pocatello would be more SE idaho. tetons, yellowstone, caribou targhee national forest, snake river, pallisades reservoir, henry's fork, and island park are all within a day trip. dress warm! ...
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re: It's 43 degrees with a real feel of 35; I haven't had a 70 degree day since 5 Oct 21 - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]I'm ready for summer or at least spring[/quote] will arrive anytime between march and august! got several inches of snow in town in boise on monday, 10 inches in the foothills, and over a foot in the mountains. and it will be 80 on sunday. has been a crazy "spring"....
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re: Southwest-Non Stop - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]SW: 12 pre boarders including 4 wheel chairs [/quote] and those 12 pre-boarders save seats for everyone in their party. southwest FAs used to prevent people from saving seats, but I guess they don't want to deal with the hassle anymore....
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re: Best Restaurants in Scottsdale, AZ? - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]Chula Seafood [/quote] the uptown phx location is down the street from my house. that california swordfish burrito is tops. can't beat the poke bowls and sashimi too. ...
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re: Filet Mignon is overrated AF, CMV - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]Hanger steak for life, cuh.[/quote] THIS GUY STEAKS...
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re: Is it really needed?: TSA’s 3.4oz limit on liquids - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]I seem to recall that this 3.4 oz limit started some time after 9/11. Like 2006? Some incident triggered this limit. [/quote] the shoe bomber. immediately after the hysteria I remember reading about transatlantic flights where drinking water wasn't even served because of the concern about...
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re: Help me decide: which city would you live in? - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]Do you have to live in Phoenix proper? Tempe or Scottsdale would both be much better places to live.[/quote] when you say "much better" what exactly do you think you mean? phoenix, tempe, and scottsdale are all right next to each other, and each have lovely expensive areas and each have ...
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re: All-encompassing Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear, Death Stranding) thread + how prophetic he was - Bunsbert Montcroff
Page 2 and still no pictures of Quiet from MGS5? [img]https://i.imgur.com/pqcUO1R.jpg[/img]...
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re: If someone else is considerately ordering food on your behalf - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]First time ordering for the wife, eh? Learn the lesson and have her order her own shite next time.[/quote] better yet, if the OP is ordering for multiple people (including women) let them know what the ladies are ordering ahead of time and that its non-negotiable. they can get their speci...
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re: I Took My White Husband's Last Name. I Didn't Realize It Would Affect The Rest Of My Life. - Bunsbert Montcroff
that looks a lot like an LDS temple in the background, and that is a mormon wedding dress if i've ever seen one. which kind of explains her totally vapid comment that she only feels authentically asian when watching anime, using chopsticks, and eating sushi. in mainstream american culture if any...
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re: AZ fires - Bunsbert Montcroff
The uncontained fires are near Prescott and Flagstaff. While there are probably lots of illegal aliens in both places, those cities are a long way from the border and don’t see border crossers. More likely caused by dry lightning, trucks dragging chains, or target shooting - the causes of lots of ou...
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re: Student Loan Extended (Again)! - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]Bash all you want but PPP loans and Student Loan Forgiveness both have the same goal, to stimulate the economy and prevent people from being in financial hardships. Saying that businesses with two employees deserve $100k+ in PPP "Loans" forgiven but Bobby needs to pay his $50k Federal loan at...
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re: Student Loan Extended (Again)! - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]I for one don't think it should be forgiven tbh, but I do think they need to rework the Loans that are drowning in interest. If someone has paid $40k on their original $40k Student Loan from 5 years ago then consider it paid off. The fact that people are paying off the original loan amount ...
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re: MSNBC: Journalists face online harassment (after writing false hit pieces) - Bunsbert Montcroff
[quote]I follow Greenwald closely. [/quote] I have followed him since his days at salon.com great journalist, not happy about the intercept's role in blowing reality winner's cover, but greenwald claims not to have anything to do with how that was handled. it is kind of sad though, that as t...
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