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The Fool: What's the best product you use that most people don't know about?
uconnmba: My old, vacuum tube operated, Magnavox console stereo.
The Fool: OK, Elvis and Larry King: Which one's a true king -- or were both -- or were neither?
uconnmba: Neither!
The Fool: What's the strangest thing you've ever seen?
uconnmba: A work of modern art in the Brussels National Museum which looked like marbles on a tableau. Only on closer examination did one notice they were moving and looked like some alien creature.
The Fool: Which celebrity or public figure (past or present) do you most look like?
uconnmba: My wife says Tom Cruise, but I don't believe her (she does, however, bear a remarkable resemblance to Nicole Kidman, but she doesn't beleive me either...)
The Fool: What's your greatest athletic achievement? Little League champ? Ran a marathon? Did 4 consecutive sit-ups?
uconnmba: Running the five-mile run at the end of Highlander (any other Highlanders out there?)
The Fool: If you could be the CEO of any public company, which one and why?
uconnmba: GE, because of the many industries and opportunities therein. (ABB would work, too, but I'd have to move to Sweden and the taxes are too high there.)
The Fool: If you had to pick an existing song title that best describes your life, what would it be?
uconnmba: Oh! What a Beautiful Morning!
Oh! What a Beautiful Day...
I've got a Beautiful feeling,
Everything's going my way...
The Fool: Briefly explain how you select stocks.
uconnmba: Depressed in price with good outlook and management. Will be around and have a chance to succeed in the long term. Buy what I know.
The Fool: What's the best advice you've ever received?
uconnmba: Be yourself -- and don't toot your own horn -- you've got your props, just use 'em and the rest will come.
The Fool: What's the best restaurant you've ever been to? (Include name, location, and average bill for two.)
uconnmba: Stage Deli, 7th Ave, NY, $40
The Fool: When you aren't working or sitting in front of the computer, what occupies your time?
uconnmba: Racquet sports, golf, homebrew, Linux
The Fool: What's your favorite movie, and why?
uconnmba: Citizen Kane for the story line and the excellent camera work
The Fool: What's your favorite activity (within the realm of good taste)?
uconnmba: travel, concerts or concerts in foreign places
The Fool: Describe the worst Internet experience you've ever had.
uconnmba: Losing $100,000 in one sitting on Yahoo! Blackjack
The Fool: Give a short description of your best and/or worst vacation.
uconnmba: Best vacation was a school course in Belgium and Holland -- days spent learning, nights spent partying in places where the beer was good -- and cheap!
The Fool: What's been your best investment to date, and how did you discover it?
uconnmba: S&P Index fund in my 401(k) -- tax free contributions increase the invested amounts immediately!
The Fool: Do you have a favorite company or stock which the worldwide Foolish community should know about -- and why?
uconnmba: BRKa/b provides the best and most valuable analysis from someone who has proven it!
The Fool: List some of your favorite websites, with running commentary where appropriate. (Please provide the URLs, too.)
uconnmba: www.fool.com
www.yahoo.com
www.linux.org
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