that's unfortunate, but at least the interest is there on both sides
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|3 weeks 2 days ago||I like threads inspired by too much or too little alcohol||
This thread could only go in one direction, however.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Remind me||
is that the part where Mr. Miyagi is about to wax him on or wax him off?
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I used to be into craft beers||
Then red wine and now I am into single malt scotch. Developing a taste or affinity for any beverage takes time. As was noted above, it begins by recognizing flavors, smells, texture and quality. You'll learn what you like and what you don't like. It doesn't really matter what other people think, though a trusted opinion can help you in giving a beverage a chance. Don't expect everything to appeal to you at first tasting: in fact, sometimes the best beverages have the most challenging flavors.
So try everything twice and pay attention to what your tasting. Don't drink the beverage quickly. Be careful in what you're eating with the beverage as that will affect your perception. If you're just trying to get drunk, stick to the cheap stuff. And don't forget, we all started with the cheap stuff!
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Honestly||
There should be a disclaimer in every U of M counseling center / clinic until this loophole is closed. Privacy is the foundation of medicine and medical societies need to be made aware of this nonsense.
And the University of Oregon are incredible tools for taking advantage of this, irrespective of its legality.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Yeah... and that was calculated by||
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I agree||
Hedge funds are great for the managers.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||tl;dr||
I just read your subject only. But, honestly, it probably was a good idea to stop reading after the first sentence (or fifth point).
|6 weeks 6 days ago||First off||
never take money advice from a blog. You need to have a plan that's right for you, which means knowing when you'll need the money, etc.
Secondly, never buy a stock based on someone's recommendation on a blog. In fact, unless you know exactly what you're doing then you should invest in index funds and call it a day. There's a bet that Warren Buffett is winning based on this principle (and actually his bet was that index would outperform managed hedge funds).
Third: avoid unnecessary taxation. If you don't need the money now and can put it away into something that avoids taxation, then go that route. That also means not cashing out of stock early and getting hit with an increased cap gains rate.
Fourth: diversify. Don't put all your eggs in one basket. If you own a home (or a mortgage), then you have a pretty big investment in real estate already.
As others have said, there is no one "right" answer. It depends on you and your needs. If you don't have a plan or direction, then you'll never get anywhere. There is no perfectly safe investment, so you need to know how much risk tolerance you have (i.e. can you afford to lose the whole thing? is there a chance that you'll need the money in a year?).
Fifth, never take money advice from a blog. (Remember the five rules of dodgeball: Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge).
|6 weeks 6 days ago||There's a famous saying||
that goes "Buy term, invest the rest." It's very true for reasons you discovered.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Exactly||
My first thought was that if the money didn't need to be liquid or easily accessible, the best option would be to max out a Roth IRA or 410k.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||It is our nature to criticize||
Criticism, when put and taken constructively, is a very good thing. This second post shows that.
For my part, the only problem I had with this postmortem is that Brian said his "piece" rather than spoke his "peace".
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Do not try and bend the spoon. That's impossible.||
Instead... only try to realize the truth.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||So...||
This falls in the category of a solution in search of a problem. Or delusions of grandeur. Or whatever. They are taking the "high risk, high reward" thing a bit too far as the odds of creating something worthy of being in the shadow of The Victors is slim to none. There will be a lesson learned here, either for them (don't fix what ain't broke) or us (even a blind squirrel sometimes finds a nut).
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Organic||
Why would we think that a grass roots and organic song and movement would start with the song?
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Will check out Taste||
Thanks for the recommendation.
Agree that Mani is good as well as Lena and Sava. (I kind of lump them all together although they are really different from each other).
|9 weeks 5 days ago||If you're thinking nicer||
Then check out:
1. Aventura (if you like tapas)
2. Vinology (make sure to get two of the smaller plates so you can sample more)
3. West End Grill
4. Pacific Rim
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Not disagreeing with you at all||
1. Perception is that he doesn't want/need the truck.
2. It looks bad if he just gets rid of it (unless done quietly).
That's why Chevy should (and my guess will) give Butler a truck and let Brady keep the one given to him until such time as he can donate it quietly.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Maybe||
but just look at most of the comments on this thread, which seem to be along the lines of "Why would Brady want that truck?". While I agree with you that it is a cool thing to do, the perception is clear that he doesn't want the truck.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Agree to respectfully disagree||
The only reason for Chevy marketing to let Brady get rid of the truck is if their demographic doesn't like Brady or likes Butler better. It looks bad for the product if the recipient gives it away (a product truly worth coveting is not given away so quickly). I think this is an easy one for Chevy (after all the cost of the truck is chump change to them) and looks much better if they give one to Butler and then have a photo-op with the two of them next to their trucks.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Chevy marketing||
The last thing they want is for Brady to give away that truck. Watch them step up to the plate and give Butler one too.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Time||
As noted above, I had heard the explanation of the relative nature of time as we age as the reason for why things seem to go faster as we get older.
I relayed that explanation to a friend of mine who's a bit older than me when the question arose. As he is perhaps more wise, he proffered a different explanation which I will paraphrase: "Have you ever seen water go down the drain? It swirls faster as you get closer to the bottom."
As I get older, I'm thinking it's more the latter than the former.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Yawning||
Late to the party, but in primates yawning is thought to be an arousal reflex (it is not a signal that it's time to go to sleep). The baring of teeth also signifies dominance and is generally led by the alpha male. There is the thought that this also synchronizes circadian rhythms to the alpha.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||+1 for PV=nRT||
I do like the quantum state reference and think Michigan football should make the leap, particularly if the observed state is a win!
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Okay||
I'll bite because this is getting idiotic.
1. There is no evidence that the Patriots were systematically deflating footballs. This was one game and just one half of one game. In the half without the deflated ball, the Patriots outscored their opponent 28-0.
2. There is no evidence that deflating a ball 2 psi reduces fumbles.
3. In the chart from the article, the Falcons have been better over the past 5 years at fumbles/play than the Patriots. And the Saints are right behind the Patriots.
4. The article is fast and loose between "fumbles lost" and "fumbles". To the point where it is not at all clear what is being reported.
Ultimately, the end game here is a statistic that says that a successful team has been turning over the ball infrequently. That's it. Can we please stop? I find it much more likely that the Patriots are a good team and are well-coached than that the entire secret to their success is a deflated ball. And the proof I have is stated in point #1 above.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Helluva assumption||
The "stem cells" could not possibly have had any effect on his neural system within 8 hours. He's better, no doubt, but don't think it's the treatment given. Lots of people go down to Mexico for experimental treatments; most of them don't come back and you don't get to hear their stories.
Doesn't really matter why he's better in the end, just glad he is recovering.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||I understand their frustration||
They were led down a path and then left high and dry. The kid will end up in college, though, and will be fine. Sometimes you don't end up at your first choice, but it's what you do with the opportunity that matters.
I wish them well (unless he's playing against Michigan).
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Counterpoint||
While what you are saying is certainly true, I was surprised Friday night. That 5-minute major would have sunk most recent Michigan teams, especially after giving up the lead. But they fought back and looked like they had the stronger legs at the end.
Hopefully they keep getting better!
|13 weeks 5 days ago||The dumb thing||
is that it came loose because he was reaching for the touchdown having control of the ball. If he tucks it then it's a catch.
I was cheering for the Pack anyway and can't stand Bryant, so whatever...
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Exactly||
Will never fault someone for saying "Please", "Thank you" or "Sorry". In fact, I wish to thank the management of the San Francisco 49ers once again.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||It already was - you're||
According to my wife, it already was - you're forgetting that there are way more players than staff.....