A Foolish Interview with tsmitche
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|The Fool:||Given a second chance, what financial decision would you like to do over?|
|tsmitche:||Getting my first credit card. I'd probably had never used it.|
|The Fool:||If you could change one thing about your workplace, corporate culture, or family life, what would it be?|
|tsmitche:||Family life: I wish people would put their personal differences aside more often, and that instead of airing them out with me, that they settle their issues with one another.|
|The Fool:||Make a confession.|
I'm naked under all of my clothes.
I sometimes watch too many bad movies on HBO. Bad, bad habit.
Sometimes, I like to annoy obnoxious drivers on my way to work. I make it my job to make them miserable.
|The Fool:||Describe your fitness program.|
Point and click.
Point and click.
Now browse...feel the burn...
Now switch windows....very good...cool down...
|The Fool:||Have you had a brush with fame, the proverbial '15 minutes'? Tell us about it.|
|tsmitche:||I was almost on TV for reviewing a movie up in Buffalo.|
|The Fool:||Describe the most embarrassing personal moment you'll admit to!|
|tsmitche:||I was chewing a piece of candy on the subway, and a friend of mine (who was really good looking) got off the train. As I was telling her bye, some drool came out of my mouth. Not the impression I wanted to leave.|
|The Fool:||What's the best product you use that most people don't know about?|
|tsmitche:||Common sense, coupled with logic.|
|The Fool:||Did you ever do something as a child that you look back on now and say, 'Wow, I'm lucky even to be alive after that!'|
|tsmitche:||I had a ton of incidences where I was almost hit by a car. I have to be more careful....|
|The Fool:||If you could go back in time and witness one event in history, what would you go back and see?|
|tsmitche:||Probably the march on Washington.|
|The Fool:||What other financial products or services do you use?|
|tsmitche:||Quicken...I love it. ATM/Debit card.|
|The Fool:||What's your greatest athletic achievement? Little League champ? Ran a marathon? Did 4 consecutive sit-ups?|
|tsmitche:||I hit a home run to win a game when I was twelve. Not even my teammates had believed in me. When I hit it, I was the man...|
|The Fool:||What technology do you wish the world had but doesn't yet?|
|tsmitche:||Cars that can drive themselves.|
|The Fool:||What's the best restaurant you've ever been to? (Include name, location, and average bill for two.)|
|tsmitche:||Virgil's, in Manhattan, NYC. Great, huge, sloppy, delicious dinner. Probably about $40 for two people. It's a REAL Barbeque joint. You don't get napkins there. You get wet, heated towels for you to wipe your hands off, depending on what you order...Now, THAT's a barbecue.|
|The Fool:||What's one of your special talents?|
|tsmitche:||To notice how people do things, and how people watch other people. It's quite amazing. I try to watch people very closely for little nuances.|
|The Fool:||What's your favorite Fool message board?|
|tsmitche:||Right now, it's a split between Credit Cards and Living below your means.|