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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:49 PM

Re: Ever heard of the 30% rule? FICO

Almost as silly as asking if I "have a light"...no, I don't smoke either.

Next time pull out your cell phone and turn on the flash light.

PSU

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:29 PM

Re: Ever heard of the 30% rule? FICO

Pay cash for everything.

What's cash?

PSU

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:17 AM

Re: 4 in 1 blood pressure pills

A daily pill containing four medicines can cut the number of heart attacks and strokes by a third, a study shows.

The polypill contains blood-thinning aspirin, a cholesterol-lowering statin and two drugs to lower blood
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PSUEngineer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 11:11 AM

Re: Ever heard of the 30% rule? FICO

And then watch your credit scores fall due to A) inquiries on your credit history and B) the average age of your accounts goes down due to brand-new cards in your wallet.

Everyone should understand the ramifications of their [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 4:02 PM

Re: Ever heard of the 30% rule? FICO

The effort is worth it to you but not for me. I look for the card that gives me the best benefits and ignore the interest rate.

Did I say it was worth the effort? Did I even say I care about interest rates?

No and [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:20 PM

Re: Airline tests 20-hour non-stop flights

Twenty hour flights aren't fuel efficient, because so much fuel has tio be carried around.

More efficient to have a stop or two along the way, which greatly reduces the needed fuel consumption and fuel load.


Are you sure? [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:15 PM

Re: Ever heard of the 30% rule? FICO

Yes, the interest rate a card could charge is irrelevant if one pays the balance each month.

I wouldn't put it that way. You have some control of the interest rate. If you want a lower interest card and your credit is good, you [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:57 AM

Re: Hydrogen direct from oil

Well the Captain is OT if he is discussing creating hydrogen from hydrocarbons.

The OP is about hydrogen isolation from tar sands and other heavy oils. It is not about hydrocarbons or creating hydrogen from hydrocarbons.


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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:11 PM

Re: Hydrogen direct from oil

No, he did not "assume" it, he actually read the article!

Great. I was too busy today.

Considering that are pumping oxygen into the oil sands, why are they assuming it won't be released into the atmosphere? I [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:04 PM

Re: Hydrogen direct from oil

CxH2x+2 + O2x = xCO2 + (2x+2)H

What are you going to do with the CO2?

The Captain

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There is no CO2 when burning hydrogen.

2H2+O2 = 2H20

The Captain
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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:09 PM

Re: 8 Dem Candidates out of 9 for Climate Hall

Are we done yet? I'm done.

Oh I highly doubt that.

PSU

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:55 PM

Re: tiny...houses...

"The ceiling heights were 4.5 feet to 6 feet tall on each level, depending on where you were standing,

I'm 6'4". I'm not standing anywhere in that condo.

PSU

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retirement Investing board. 2:45 PM

Re: Four Phases of Retirement

There was a spinal injury in our household (due to an aftermath of a tornado). The first hospital bill for care and therapy (first 3 months) was $3M+. That was only the first bill...

My point is if you plan your retirement to include [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:41 PM

Re: Wandered Back

Wander back more frequently. We enjoy your presence. cattleman recently wandered back too.

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PSUEngineer replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 10:20 AM

Re: Slim Jims

That is closer to methods that actual businesses use. However, I thought they started the smoke early as the smoke adheres better to a wet and cool meat surface.

I didn't start it earlier since the smoldering wood pellets adds [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:18 AM

Re: Four Phases of Retirement

Which might cover a year or two of care for a quadriplegic... :(

Sure, let's use extreme examples.

PSU

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PSUEngineer replied to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 5:49 PM

Re: Antonio Brown!!!

I’d rather lose than be saddled with these attention grabbing idiots!!!

You can get rid of players but it's much harder to get rid of the owner.

PSU

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PSUEngineer posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 5:46 PM

Slim Jims

I keep adjusting how I smoke my meat sticks (Slim Jims). I have a Masterbuilt 30" electric smoker (oh the horrors, probably banned from this board).

In the past, I just started smoking the meat sticks at 160F. I use 19mm collagen casing [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:55 PM

Re: contrarian view

I'm sure you have reasons, PSU. Was just thinking of your mental well-being.

My mental well-being is fine. It's my waistline that is having problems.

PSU

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:48 PM

Re: contrarian view

Sounds like it is hard on the body, from what he says.

The retirement exercise program

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