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by vnatale
Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4054
Views: 237174

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

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by vnatale
Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan
Replies: 35
Views: 633

Re: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan

"Masks and lockdowns do work and were implemented even in heavy red states when things got out of control The vaccination program is indisputably and rapidly bringing the numbers down." Care do support these statements? I'd like to see this too. Florida was one of the red states that implemented ma...
by vnatale
Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4054
Views: 237174

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

Autopsies May Explain 'Brain Fog' From COVIDhttps://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20210217/autops ... 34668036#1
by vnatale
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Dr Seuss
Replies: 18
Views: 322

Re: Dr Seuss

I guess my kids' copies of Scrambled Eggs Super and McElligot's Pool are now very valuable! I've seen the allegedly racist image from Mulberry Street: it's a picture of a Chinese guy eating with chopsticks saying "and a Chinaman who eats with sticks". Well... don't they? And how is that not an earl...
by vnatale
Thu Mar 04, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: mathjak's daytrading adventures
Replies: 889
Views: 59202

Re: mathjak's daytrading adventures

Also, (and this works for me...maybe not anyone else) I have to continuously remind myself that I didn't really earn any of that money I made over the last two years. I didn't have to wake up early, or bleed or sweat for any of it....I sort of won it. So really from the standpoint of honesty it was...
by vnatale
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 3005
Views: 741474

Re: The GOLD scream room

I don’t want to put the burden on her, Mark. That’s true love. O0 If she starts to get big eyes, likes the word "precious" and draws out "S" sounds, you definitely need to leave. Promise Mark and I if that happens you will move on, will you? 😂 You got it, Vinny! By the same token, i have a favorite...
by vnatale
Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 3005
Views: 741474

Re: The GOLD scream room

I don’t want to put the burden on her, Mark. That’s true love. O0 I'm glad you said that. I was going to respond but I wanted to let you first respond. I read your initial statement as saying you did not want to put her in the position of something possibly going wrong, her not handling it the same...
by vnatale
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: Volcker
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: Volcker

We're basically there. I think this is more a ceiling than asymptotic because we're talking about transistors being so small that quantum effects prevent them from working anymore so we can't fit any more transistors on a silicon chip. Which had been something that had been being said for how long?...
by vnatale
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Why a housing scarcity?
Replies: 15
Views: 186

Re: Why a housing scarcity?

Sure hope lending rules haven't been loosened along with all of this again.... In my area, houses seem to go under contract immediately, and the few that I have spoken to got a few thousand over asking price. So who is buying in a state that is losing people? Are buyers coming out to Buffalo Grove ...
by vnatale
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: Volcker
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: Volcker

technology is massively deflationary I used to take this as a given as well, and I pointed to Moore's law as an underlying reason for this. But Moore's law is hitting a physical boundary and so at least from computing power technology we can start to see a ceiling. Of course, improvements in effici...
by vnatale
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: Volcker
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: Volcker

technology is massively deflationary I used to take this as a given as well, and I pointed to Moore's law as an underlying reason for this. But Moore's law is hitting a physical boundary and so at least from computing power technology we can start to see a ceiling. Of course, improvements in effici...
by vnatale
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4054
Views: 237174

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

I Shrugged wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:30 pm

vnatale wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:13 am
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Do you have a take on the above?


Generally not a concern of mine. But it seems like this type of thing would be of concern to more than a few here. But maybe I've misread those people.
by vnatale
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4054
Views: 237174

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

Capture.JPG Do you have a take on the above? Vinny, I think his point is that you are constantly posting these things without any opinion or commentary, which is disingenuous. Definition: not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does. Please...
by vnatale
Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet
Replies: 15
Views: 249

Re: Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet

The Tensions Behind Wikipedia’s New Code of Conduct For Wikipedia to fulfill its mission, it needs to be welcoming to all—which means tackling its harassment problem. https://slate.com/technology/2021/03/wikipedia-code-of-conduct-harassment.html?via=rss Most of White’s harassment has taken place off...
by vnatale
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4054
Views: 237174

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by vnatale
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Rising Republican Star Faces Accusations from Women
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Rising Republican Star Faces Accusations from Women

If there was a mirror topic to this one....these two related articles would be there. Vinny “DANGER WARNING”: WOMEN SAY MADISON CAWTHORN HARASSED THEM IN COLLEGE BuzzFeed News interviewed more than three dozen people as part of an investigation into allegations that Madison Cawthorn harassed women i...
by vnatale
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet
Replies: 15
Views: 249

Re: Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet

Mike Lindell Says Over 20 Retailers Have Dropped MyPillow, Calls Wikipedia 'Corrupt' https://www.newsweek.com/mike-lindell-mypillow-cpac-boycott-1572778 Lindell went on to claim that Google isn't allowing him to "buy my own name" for his website, as well as attacking the online encyclopedia Wikipedi...
by vnatale
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet
Replies: 15
Views: 249

Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet

https://www.wired.com/story/wikipedia-online-encyclopedia-best-place-internet/ Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet People used to think the crowdsourced encyclopedia represented all that was wrong with the web. Now it's a beacon of so much that's right. Richard Cooke02.17.2020 06:00 AM ...
by vnatale
Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4054
Views: 237174

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

Today I found out that I really do know someone who contracted the virus. A friend notified me that my Aunt was featured in a front page story in today's Sunday Providence (Rhode Island) Journal. That aunt is my "young" (87 years old) aunt as she is the last surviving of the 15 or so aunts and uncle...
by vnatale
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Bonds
Topic: Maximum Bond Upside
Replies: 269
Views: 85801

Re: Maximum Bond Upside

Switzerland's 50 year bond (to be precise, it's actually 48 years, due 2064) yield today fell to an all time low of 0.32%. Yes, if you want to lend Switzerland money for the next 50 years, you're only going to get 0.32% interest per year. Clearly at some point investors should just not be buying bo...
by vnatale
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Permanent Tooth and Gum Care Regime
Replies: 215
Views: 144066

Re: The Permanent Tooth and Gum Care Regime

Peelu USA (no affiliation) sells dental fibers made from the same tree as that chewing stick. I have been using http://peelu.com/dental-fibers/spearmint-25-oz/ for years now and my dental hygienist is always amazed at how little plaque I have. I don't really like the taste of it but it leaves my mo...
by vnatale
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1443
Views: 86145

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

dualstow wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:34 pm

Are you going to rent or buy, Vinny?


I am always a buy if given the option over a rent.
by vnatale
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4054
Views: 237174

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

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by vnatale
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Buy and Hold Stock Millionaires
Replies: 19
Views: 654

Re: Buy and Hold Stock Millionaires

Sure, I mean that's discussed frequently by bogleheads. I've always enjoyed the income and the ~0% taxes I've been paying on those dividends. Things may change with the new U.S. administration. Plus during the mid- to late 90s to 2002, I'd invested $30,000 in my IRA, saw it peak at $130,000, and en...
by vnatale
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1443
Views: 86145

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Congratulations! Looks like you learned a tremendous amount. Warming: I may be asking you certain questions about computers in the future! Was there a specific textbook you used or was it a variety of sources? Thank you! There are a few textbooks that have been the bane of my academic life, but the...