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re: Would you be comfortable traveling on a rural Interstate with a speed limit of 90? - Traveler
[quote]Deer[/quote] At night on I-10 between Ozona & Fort Stockton TX. There is a good reason the speed limit drops off a bunch at night. They seem to have suicidal tendencies when the sun goes down....
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re: How many times have you worked on your car in an Advance Auto Parts parking lot? - Traveler
I changed out headlight once. Parts guy loaned me the tools to do it and I was on my way. ...
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re: How does someone get out of jury duty? - Traveler
[quote]a sovereign rights person trying to talk their way out of jury duty would be so funny[/quote] Yeah, I'm not sure how long some of these judges would let them go on, but I'm sure it would be entertaining for a little while. I can't imagine being locked up in a small room with one of them. T...
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re: Any of y'all have personalized license plates? - Traveler
[img]http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a507/travelerlsu/license_20160925183017_39409_zpsng3tbcbm.jpg[/img]...
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re: How does someone get out of jury duty? - Traveler
[quote]I am looking forwards to it [/quote] I have been picked 4 times and selected 3 times. I found it interesting that one of the jurors on the last one appeared to be the least interested at the beginning and turned out to be one of the most interested at the end. ...
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re: How does someone get out of jury duty? - Traveler
[quote] the judge made it known that if he felt anyone was intentionally trying to get out of it they would be held in contempt. [/quote] I just did a week of jury duty and the judge made a similar statement to that effect early on. Nobody called his bluff....
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re: Good Morning *Still Raining Edition* - Traveler
Hey 79. How's the world treating you? :cheers:...
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re: Good Morning *Still Raining Edition* - Traveler
G'Morning OT Folks. [quote]He is doing really well![/quote] Great news for sure HC. All the best sent that way. :cheers:...
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re: "I'm not a driver, I'm a traveller" - Traveler
[quote] And embarrassed[/quote] No need to be. This is the OT, It's all good. :cheers:...
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re: "I'm not a driver, I'm a traveller" - Traveler
[quote] I'm a traveller[/quote] I don't think the cops would cut me any slack with that line either....
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re: This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like - Traveler
[quote]We're pensions commonplace in your industry, or was that unique to your company?[/quote] It was common back then and ours was unique to have both. It was known that it might not last forever, so the 401 was brought in as a back up. ...
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re: This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like - Traveler
The question is, will it be enough when they come of retirement age? If they don't do periodic adjustments, it won't be. ...
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re: This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like - Traveler
In my case it wasn't. Salaries were based on the upper end industry averages and that didn't change very much through the years. ...
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re: This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like - Traveler
Are they saving on what it takes to retire today or 30 years from now?...
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re: This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like - Traveler
[quote]The thing about a pension though is that it really only benefits you if you spent most of your career with said company. [/quote] This is true, but remember a pension doesn't cost you a thing. Like your company, mine had both plus stock options, trasop where the company actually gave you s...
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re: This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like - Traveler
Hate to break it to you, it isn't just boomers in this scenario. A lot of the young people I worked with aren't saving much either. The comment I always heard went something like this, "I'll start saving and get in the 401 program after I pay off my car". You can guess how that is going to turn out....
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re: Good Morning *National Margarita Day* - Traveler
Hey Slaggie & Aspy! G'Morning all. :cheers:...
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re: GMT: February 21st, 2018 - Hump Day - Traveler
Morning everyone. :cheers:...
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re: Daytona 500 overnight TV ratings likely the worst in race’s history - Traveler
Between all the commercials and DW's constant jabbering, it's almost hard to watch now....
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