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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by mathjak107 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:16 pm

pugchief wrote:
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I am used to shadow boxing alone , my wife baby sits a lot .....oh man she just finished a 10 day stint baby sitting ....the food was great , I was bringing in all kinds of stuff , the sex was about the same , maybe better , but the dishes were a tip off she wasn’t here .....I use paper for everything..I won’t dare eat off anything I wash until it is professionally cleaned.

The only way she would let me eat the rib platter I brought home was if they used Lipitor as a dry rub. Lol
Okay, now that was gold. Wow. Still laughing.
Yep, that was hilarious.

As far as the concerts go, I can't believe anyone over 50 goes to those things anymore. My last concert was 2 years ago; we saw the Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field and afterwards I swore I would never go to another. We had earplugs and my ears were still ringing for days. I told the GF we could have simply sat in my backyard (40 miles form the stadium) and heard it just fine. $13 beers, 30 minute lines for the bathroom, and the seats were expensive, but thankfully not anywhere near $600. There was nothing fun about the experience. [/oldfart]
My grandson is 5 and his little league team was the cubs ...so he said he wanted to see the real cubs play ....well that is all my son and I needed to hear ...

We got plane tickets and the three of us were off to Chicago for steak and wriggly field ....it was my first trip there ...what a great stadium and the celebrating around the stadium was like nothing we have here in new york
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by pugchief » Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:58 pm

Ya, it's a great stadium. And a great fan base, particularly when you consider what a let-down the Cubs have been (except one season) over the last 100 years. Unlike Yankee Stadium or the Met's, Wrigley is in a really nice yuppie neighborhood with lots of bars and restaurants. It's party-central there even when the Cubs aren't playing.
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by mathjak107 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:21 pm

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Ya, it's a great stadium. And a great fan base, particularly when you consider what a let-down the Cubs have been (except one season) over the last 100 years. Unlike Yankee Stadium or the Met's, Wrigley is in a really nice yuppie neighborhood with lots of bars and restaurants. It's party-central there even when the Cubs aren't playing.
My wife was so jealous of our trip I had to take her there a few months ago .....I love Chicago ....we stayed on the Gold Coast by I guess what is known as the viagra triangle as it is called ....we ate dinner at the Chicago cut ..I never thought a steak would cost more than we pay here in nyc
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by dualstow » Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:23 pm

I was laughing at your comment about jumping up and down at the train’s arrival to embarrass your wife. O0 I keep picturing it and smiling.

So, after a downgrade, everyone’s going to ditch junk bonds...and buy dividend stocks? :D
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by vnatale » Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:32 pm

pugchief wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:03 pm
Xan wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:56 pm
mathjak107 wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:43 pm
I am used to shadow boxing alone , my wife baby sits a lot .....oh man she just finished a 10 day stint baby sitting ....the food was great , I was bringing in all kinds of stuff , the sex was about the same , maybe better , but the dishes were a tip off she wasn’t here .....I use paper for everything..I won’t dare eat off anything I wash until it is professionally cleaned.

The only way she would let me eat the rib platter I brought home was if they used Lipitor as a dry rub. Lol
Okay, now that was gold. Wow. Still laughing.
Yep, that was hilarious.

As far as the concerts go, I can't believe anyone over 50 goes to those things anymore. My last concert was 2 years ago; we saw the Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field and afterwards I swore I would never go to another. We had earplugs and my ears were still ringing for days. I told the GF we could have simply sat in my backyard (40 miles form the stadium) and heard it just fine. $13 beers, 30 minute lines for the bathroom, and the seats were expensive, but thankfully not anywhere near $600. There was nothing fun about the experience. [/oldfart]
I go to a fair amount of music festivals -- great experience at great value. I can spend $100 for one with music Friday to Sunday. At least 35 hours of music being played on three different stages at once. Plus, other late, late night / early, early morning music.

Many of the bands are nationally known.

A few years ago I saw a country band in a tiny club. And, the guitarist had his Marshall amp turned up way, way, way too loud for a place that small. I left telling myself for times like that I needed to wear ear protection.

I tried to find something appropriate at Amazon but could not decide what was best. So I bought four or five different ones for about $70 total. Decided I did not want to put any more time into narrowing them down and my ears were certainly worth $70. The plan was I'd try out each pair and see which ones worked best.

I started with the cheapest ones -- about $13. And, I've not used any of the others since. They work great. Oftentimes I am right in front of the PA speakers while I'm taking pictures. I can definitely feel the sound on my body but when I take out those ear plugs I've never had a hint of ear ringing. Don't wear them all the time -- just when it is uncomfortably loud.

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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by pugchief » Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:46 pm

Yep. We use Downbeats https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A3Z44R2 $15 at Amazon, and I've been very happy with them.

The volume at that Foo Fighters concert was obscene.
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:50 pm

Loudest group I ever was exposed to was BLUE CHEER.. walls of stacked Marshall’s at the Fillmore East
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

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Yep. We use Downbeats https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A3Z44R2 $15 at Amazon, and I've been very happy with them.

The volume at that Foo Fighters concert was obscene.
David grohl ...good drummer ...
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by pugchief » Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:09 pm

mathjak107 wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:53 pm
pugchief wrote:
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Yep. We use Downbeats https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A3Z44R2 $15 at Amazon, and I've been very happy with them.

The volume at that Foo Fighters concert was obscene.
David grohl ...good drummer ...
He is now the singer/guitar. Tyler Hawkins is way better on the drums. My GF loves the FF; I find them too screamy and loud except for a few songs. Not my preferred style of music.
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:14 pm

I agree ...... I love groups like Styx , Chicago , tower of power .....Brent carter lead singer of tower of power at the time did my sons wedding
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by dualstow » Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:19 pm

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He is now the singer/guitar. Tyler Hawkins is way better on the drums. My GF loves the FF; I find them too screamy and loud except for a few songs. Not my preferred style of music.
I loved the first album. All Dave Grohl on all the instruments and nice melodies. Was disappointed in the mostly screamy 2nd and 3rd albums, but there are a few great songs in there, and subsequent albums.
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Re: PP vs Dividend Growth Investing

Post by vnatale » Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:38 pm

pugchief wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:46 pm
Yep. We use Downbeats https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A3Z44R2 $15 at Amazon, and I've been very happy with them.

The volume at that Foo Fighters concert was obscene.
Yes, exactly the ones that I use!

I keep them in my camera case at all times since if I'm going to hear live music my camera will be with me.

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