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Forum: Business Bytes 11 July 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By iskinner
I think it is incorrect to say that (g)you are...

I think it is incorrect to say that (g)you are accepting the debt. If you accept something of value and there are debts against the estate that are not covered by the remainder of the estate then...
Forum: Business Bytes 11 July 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By iskinner
Yes they do. I have had a PayPal credit card for...

Yes they do. I have had a PayPal credit card for some six or seven years now or so. ETA: It has been my preferred method to make online purchases for some time.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 July 2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,291
Posted By iskinner
A big difference that there is always another...

A big difference that there is always another electrician who may well offer to do the job for $4,000. Often, with patents and other protections, they very well is not another option for the drug...
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By iskinner
11% is an "aggressive" investment return. To get...

11% is an "aggressive" investment return. To get that 11% you have to accept quite a bit a yearly variability where you will see several years during the long haul with negative returns and many...
Forum: Moot Court 26 June 2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By iskinner
I am very unhappy with this decision. It...

I am very unhappy with this decision.

It is somewhat contradictory that in the middle of such a seeming bigoted decision they included a reversal of the Korematsu v. United States...
Forum: SLC 26 June 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By iskinner
Chef --== Me :) ==--

--== Me :) ==--
Forum: SLC 26 June 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By iskinner
That is what I did for a similar problem for my...

That is what I did for a similar problem for my retirement tracking and investing. It's grown over the past couple of decades into one hella of a spreadsheet tracking income, multiple IRA's, 401ks,...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,503
Posted By iskinner
I believe it is also a long running practice an...

I believe it is also a long running practice an many of these types of places to obfuscate rising food and labor costs. Raise the price by 20%, but add 10% more food so when customers notice they...
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,695
Posted By iskinner
It's not about making your house generic and...

It's not about making your house generic and exactly like every other house. As it was explained to me, it is about creating -- as much as possible -- a blank slate that buyers can most easily...
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By iskinner
Sad day. My deepest condolences, to all friends...

Sad day. My deepest condolences, to all friends and family.
Forum: Business Bytes 13 June 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,503
Posted By iskinner
Unfortunately, for many people this is exactly...

Unfortunately, for many people this is exactly the thinking. That if they end up spending $20, $30, or $40 dollars per person for dinner and drinks they expect to receive a large portion of food...
Forum: Business Bytes 12 June 2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,893
Posted By iskinner
To play devils advocate here, we are already...

To play devils advocate here, we are already fighting air wars this way. Pilots in Virginia are flying sorties over Iraq, Afghanistan, and other theaters around the world.

If the technology is...
Forum: Business Bytes 12 June 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,503
Posted By iskinner
Not these days. I kind of remember IHOP being a...

Not these days. I kind of remember IHOP being a thing back in the 70's and 80's. But not so much these days nor for the last couple of decades. I think they really struggled with the changing...
Forum: Technical Questions 11 June 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,374
Posted By iskinner
You are correct, I did not notice the difference....

You are correct, I did not notice the difference. That does make a bit more sense.
Forum: Techno-Babble 08 June 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By iskinner
An important distinction is that they do not know...

An important distinction is that they do not know if they have found more or not. The uncertainty here is that we currently do not have a way to get a more complete answer from the technology...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 June 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By iskinner
I have not yet read the CDC report, but I would...

I have not yet read the CDC report, but I would not be surprised that two decades of active military hostilities is not a factor. The number of returning military personal who commit suicide is not...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 June 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By iskinner
I wondered if and when this might appear here. I...

I wondered if and when this might appear here. I thought about posting, but couldn't decide what forum to put it into.

Sad time of two high profile suicides just after CDC publishes research on...
Forum: Techno-Babble 08 June 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By iskinner
And about as close as we can currently get with...

And about as close as we can currently get with the technology on the rovers presently on the surface of Mars. This discovery/announcement is a strong impetuous for a planned future Mars mission...
Forum: Technical Questions 08 June 2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,374
Posted By iskinner
Done a bit of Discourse

I've used Discourse once or twice.

It can be a very wild, wild, west, nearly everything goes kind of place. But it is pretty easy to control one's own channel as long as the moderators do their...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 07 June 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By iskinner
For sure Psihala. My completely unfounded...

For sure Psihala.

My completely unfounded personal feeling is the owner was not as horrified as other observers may have been. It can't really be much of a surprise if this has been going on...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 June 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,176
Posted By iskinner
I look at it from another point of view. If...

I look at it from another point of view.

If (g)you think some rights and privileges are worth fighting for, it is rather silly and hypercritical to complain if some other group of people will...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 June 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,016
Posted By iskinner
I believe that Giuliani is doing exactly what he...

I believe that Giuliani is doing exactly what he was hired to do, sow confusion and muddy the waters. I fear he is doing this very well.
Forum: Technical Questions 01 June 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,374
Posted By iskinner
If nothing can be done to restore membership,...

If nothing can be done to restore membership, that is probably true, erwins.

If anybody has some connection with Snopes and can speak to him about becoming an active moderator, it might still be...
Forum: Technical Questions 01 June 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,374
Posted By iskinner
Unfortunately, reddit is a site commonly blocked...

Unfortunately, reddit is a site commonly blocked by employer firewalls, it is for me at least. So that is a place to which I, for one, can not follow.

ETA: Though I presume that is probably true...
Forum: SLC 31 May 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By iskinner
......Yes!

......Yes!
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