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Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By st_o_p
Yes, it is despicable that NK gets to censor US...

Yes, it is despicable that NK gets to censor US movies.

That being said, I enjoy watching Sony getting screwed. They used to be a great company making great electronics. Then they bought into the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By st_o_p
Thanks dude. Yes, other posters are really...

Thanks dude. Yes, other posters are really helpful - the way you are not.

I did exactly what you describe in your 2nd paragraph - the 1st time I got the warning. Then I got it 3 more times - which...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By st_o_p
And don't believe everything you read on a web...

And don't believe everything you read on a web forum either :p
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,126
Posted By st_o_p
Math doesn't confuse me dude, I was a top student...

Math doesn't confuse me dude, I was a top student in elite math school and graduated university degree with a lot of math involved

You still seem to be missing the simple point I made in my...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,126
Posted By st_o_p
I've only done fixed rate mortgages. It's true -...

I've only done fixed rate mortgages. It's true - variable would have been cheaper every time, and I did get out within 5-6 years. But this is simply insurance - and cheap insurance at that. If...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,126
Posted By st_o_p
:rofl: This is like the perfect example of geek...

:rofl:
This is like the perfect example of geek math thinking vs. what happens in the real world...
The fact that you had to write 2 page description to counter-agument something so simple is all...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By st_o_p
Don't think anything is defective cause the...

Don't think anything is defective cause the system never triggered from July to Nov (including the May ED). In Dec it triggered 3 or 4 times so it's clearly the winter cold affecting the tire...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By st_o_p
Well, I already coded the car so I can see the...

Well, I already coded the car so I can see the exact pressure numbers. Also, this is brand new 6 months old car with only 3K miles - new tires and everything. The warning is not always on the same...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,126
Posted By st_o_p
The problem with that calculation is that it...

The problem with that calculation is that it assumes that you will collect your tax savings from contributing to traditional IRA and save it in a taxable account every year. What really happens is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By st_o_p
Tire pressure monitor

Ok, I'll ask - WTF?

Now that the weather got cold, this thing triggers every other trip - and is incredibly annoying. Every time I have to find a gas station with a pump, put some air in, guess...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,127
Posted By st_o_p
Could This Be the End of the Line for the Airbus...

Could This Be the End of the Line for the Airbus A380?

http://origin-www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-12-11/the-double-decker-a380-faces-its-moment-of-truth
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,126
Posted By st_o_p
The house advice - live in your 1st house your...

The house advice - live in your 1st house your whole life - if you can figure out your future needs by the time you are buying your first house you must be super genious. When you are single you...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By st_o_p
If you're driving withing the speed limit around...

If you're driving withing the speed limit around here there is zero point of driving a Ferrari. Even going to Conn - there's so much traffic, it's wasted. It would only be worth it if (1) I can do...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-10-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By st_o_p
Good read. One thing he doesn't mention is...

Good read.

One thing he doesn't mention is cops. I bet that thing is a cop magnet. I'd be too scared to drive one - probably would mean speeding ticket every day.

And I really don't see where I...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-10-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,126
Posted By st_o_p
Your asset allocation seems off. I wouldn't put...

Your asset allocation seems off. I wouldn't put 50% international (more like 15-20% max) and definitely more than 25% large caps. I personally would put about 50% of the total in S&P500 or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By st_o_p
The control module is inside the steering wheel,...

The control module is inside the steering wheel, you will see it when you pop the airbag out - it's white with wires connected to it. You definitely need a different control module (and different...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-05-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,527
Posted By st_o_p
I was simply referring to the fact how the movie...

I was simply referring to the fact how the movie is obiously targeted at the bible crowd.
It could have been a great movie, it started strong but when then story became obvious.

You would have a...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-05-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By st_o_p
Yeah, that's Apple. Years ago I discovered what...

Yeah, that's Apple. Years ago I discovered what real audio/video players - like Cowon - feel like: you plug it in, it's like a USB stick, you can copy all your music and movies to and from it...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By st_o_p
The only thing the title made me think is that...

The only thing the title made me think is that 40-something years later the giant leap is just a page in the history books. Kind of like - we jumped, that's it, no forward progress... :eek:

And...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,527
Posted By st_o_p
The plot was dumb. Yeah, during the "great...

The plot was dumb.
Yeah, during the "great disaster" they burned all the bibles...
That's up there with the dumbest plot anti-Oscar of Signs - aliens travel light years through the galaxy but...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 250
Posted By st_o_p
I got an email - presumably by Home Depot -...

I got an email - presumably by Home Depot - offering credit protection. Isn't that the perfect scam - the scammers send emails out in the void with the Home Depot logo offering credit protection. Of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,109
Posted By st_o_p
I actually have not tried yet - but will sometime...

I actually have not tried yet - but will sometime next year.
I believe it will work - for a person that is not very big, and you have to select the seats to be narrow. Obviously we don't intend it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,109
Posted By st_o_p
If you try to fit 2 child seats + 1 adult on the...

If you try to fit 2 child seats + 1 adult on the back seat, you will know what the width is for :D
Some of us don't want to drive van or SUV just because we have kids...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By st_o_p
I never buy Kindles with special offers. I'm not...

I never buy Kindles with special offers. I'm not price-sensitive - on the device that is. Now paying $10 for e-book is not something I would do so I figured Amazon deserves to at least get full price...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By st_o_p
When I open the case on my Paperwhite I go...

When I open the case on my Paperwhite I go straight to the page I was reading - I don't need to touch or swipe anything. But I don't have special offers so don't know about that
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