Richmond Va chatter

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by mikeinrichmond, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. mikeinrichmond

    mikeinrichmond Farkleus Maximus

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    Wanted to start this thread in case BoatBandit didn't want us clogging up the Richmond Check in thread.

    Ok. Post whatever you want here Richmond folks, but I'm mostly interested in gaming, electronics, cool places for tags, hiking spots, and any motorcycling related stuff like repair questions/tips/gear etc...
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  2. manganos

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    Sounds like a good thread to discuss blow up dolls. :gerg
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    Whatever floats your boat! :lol3 Better yet, how about dolls that blow up. Now where is that old Barbie my college bound girls left in the attic...:evil
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  4. Guy Young

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    I do know where my older daughter's Christmas Holiday Barbie dolls are, still hermetically sealed in the original boxes........ almost 10 years worth.

    Probably more valuable than my damn IRAs are now (afraid to look - seriously).
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    Yea. I canceled my bi-weekly 401K contributions for now since all it was doing was lose money. So now at least I can get the few % from a CD and make money for a change...
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    see, this will really work as an info exchange...
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    to keep the Va thread hoy-po-loy happy I post here for Y'all
    www.woot.com

    $280 dollar 12mp camera for $129 shipped..... one day sale.....

    tell me it ain't a great tagger's dream deal....:huh
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  7. manganos

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    I'd reconsider that. Now that the stock price is low you are getting more shares for you $$$$ When/if the price goes up you have more shares to gain more money. Put the money back IMHO. I know a lot of people who have borrowed against their 401k because the 4 percent interest they are paying back is more then they would get by leaving it alone :gerg
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  8. mikeinrichmond

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    Sounds like a good deal to me! :thumb 12 mp too. Dam, remember when 5mp was the be all and end all for cameras...:lol3
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    I don't know how it works, I just keep getting the updates that my 401k is down 12.2% last quarter, 10% the previous etc...and until things start turning around I don't see a need to take more of my money each check right now when it keeps losing it. :confused
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  10. manganos

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    Well, if you put the money into it and the stock market is low. You are buying more shares. OK look at it this way. I put a few hundred bux a week into my 401k. My company matches me 88%. So if the stock they purchase has gone down from 100 a share to 50 a share. Now I'm buying double the stock. If the stock back up to 100 a share I've made some serious money. PLUS they have matched 88% of my money so it is ALMOST a win win. My take on it atleast.
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    Thanks for the info...:thumb

    Ok, so now on to more important stuff :lol3, like is anyone else playing Fallout 3? I have it for the PS3 and I'm pissed that new content is only coming out for the Xbox 360 apparently...

    Also, got some 'lobster claw' rain mitts from Ultimate cycle. Seems to work well, though its hard to pull my jacket sleeve over the mitts (with the mitts on) so the rain will run down and over them. Suggestions?

    Any recommendations for a spray or other device to keep my sunglasses from fogging up so bad?. Tried some 'anti-fog' spray and it did jack.

    Any forthcoming news about the next Richmond get-together???

    Gee its nice to be able to blather on and on, and to quote Cycletech "say whatever
    the F* I want." That was a classic...LOL.
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  12. manganos

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    :baldy
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    RimBenty Bender of Rims

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    At least put in what your company matches. Thats more than you'll get anywhere else and if you lose half, you still break even. The trick to making money in stocks is buy low and sell high, kind of sounds like you are going to do the opposite.
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    Thanks all for the info...:thumb
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    Smartass lol.
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    Who me? :lol3 Please excuse my light-heartedness, but I've got a nice pair of beer-goggles on now and I'm working on turning them into binoculars...:slurp:slurp:slurp
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    Flavor of the evening... Dundee's Honey Brown Lager from Rochester NY where my older Bro lives. Brrr...too freakin' cold for me up there!

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  18. Guy Young

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    As mentioned today, I ordered one.

    Wife tells me no, that's not the type she (my younger daughter) wants. She wants one of the high-end digital SLRs. :ddog

    So, the Woot Pentax is going to the wife, daughter ain't gettin squat, and I'm headed to Ultimate tomorrow and get that purdy red Griso............

    ............ in my fookin' dreams.
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  19. manganos

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    I want one of the new high end digital Single Len Reflex cameras too. GUY?!?! :ear
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  20. mikeinrichmond

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    Me too, me too! Jeez if you're gettin' one for Chris you gotta get me one too!

    Dang I hated it when my kids did that to me! For years we had to get both girls the EXACT stuff for X-mas... Now we don't buy for them anymore, but they have to get the same amount of money or the hormones start ragin'! :lol3
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