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by dualstow
Thu May 19, 2022 1:24 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 3503
Views: 1051365

Re: The GOLD scream room

I’ll see you both later at my tar and feathering O0
by dualstow
Thu May 19, 2022 6:28 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Phone - connected to keyboard / monitor
Replies: 29
Views: 978

Re: Phone - connected to keyboard / monitor

Well, we have confirmed that Hal is not a bot.

Amanda, how many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie roll?
by dualstow
Wed May 18, 2022 4:29 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Bitcoin's U.S. ETF begins trading
Replies: 5
Views: 1053

Re: Bitcoin's U.S. ETF begins trading

whatchamacallit wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 3:38 pm
Good reminder. It looks like this fund almost hit the exact top. Impressive.
You mean bottom? ???
Oh, you mean its inception.
by dualstow
Wed May 18, 2022 2:11 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Random observation
Replies: 11
Views: 366

Re: Random observation

I agree.
by dualstow
Wed May 18, 2022 2:03 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 3503
Views: 1051365

Re: The GOLD scream room

HB said gold would move during inflation. If we take his word at face value, we can conclude we've only had mild inflation these past 2 years despite what the CPI and other figures indicate. Yup. From Fail-Safe : Once U.S. inflation becomes more than a minor irritant (that is, once inflation reache...
by dualstow
Wed May 18, 2022 1:58 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Random observation
Replies: 11
Views: 366

Re: Random observation

Vil wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 10:59 am
Well, it might be that piling cash will be the new smart way of investing ...
Say it isn’t so, Vil 😭
by dualstow
Wed May 18, 2022 8:19 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Google Photos
Replies: 23
Views: 1644

Re: Google Photos

Personally, maybe I am naive, but Google knowing that info does not at all bother me. Doesn’t bother me that much either. I wouldn’t want google to be my sole repository since my dad was hacked and lost the entirety of his email and google docs. But for me, the privacy trade-off isn’t so bad. Maybe...
by dualstow
Wed May 18, 2022 8:14 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Google Photos
Replies: 23
Views: 1644

Re: Google Photos

Deleting old emails with attachments will free up a lot of space. There is an app that can scan your Gmail account and rank the file size. That’s where I start. Not with an app, but by searching for has:attachment and just getting rid of a lot of that. I think I get a break for uploading from a Pix...
by dualstow
Tue May 17, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Google Photos
Replies: 23
Views: 1644

Re: Google Photos

… 2) Amazon Photos offers unlimited, full-resolution photo storage, plus 5 GB video storage, but only for Prime members. I read that and see that I will need to do nothing. I have been getting full resolution (no compression) storage with Amazon Prime. I will ALWAYS have Amazon Prime. 🚧 2020 Thread...
by dualstow
Tue May 17, 2022 12:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 476
Views: 20409

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

ppnewbie wrote:
Tue May 17, 2022 9:37 am
dualstow wrote:
Tue May 17, 2022 7:22 am
The Russians have taken control of the Azovstal steel plant (Mariupol)
What is the significance of the steel plant?
it’s my one chance to post some news that isn’t “Ukrainians foil Russians yet again” so I jumped on it. O0
by dualstow
Tue May 17, 2022 7:22 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 476
Views: 20409

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

The Russians have taken control of the Azovstal steel plant (Mariupol)
by dualstow
Mon May 16, 2022 3:22 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: It feels like 2008 Again Only Worse
Replies: 12
Views: 1002

Re: It feels like 2008 Again Only Worse

Wow that was fast. Thank you. O0 I …. think I hold my own keys. I hold something. The same passphrase I had set up with Breadwallet. I’ll have to do some reading.
by dualstow
Mon May 16, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Absolutely brutal - 5/5
Replies: 51
Views: 1773

Re: Absolutely brutal - 5/5

And that’s very creative. There are also scary stories about safe deposit boxes being emptied. However, there is a much greater chance that valuables would be taken from my home. You have to pick your battles.
by dualstow
Mon May 16, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: It feels like 2008 Again Only Worse
Replies: 12
Views: 1002

Re: It feels like 2008 Again Only Worse

bitcoininthevp wrote:
Mon Mar 28, 2022 12:37 pm
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where’s that bat signal that kriegs created for bitcoininthevp?

I had to migrate from BreadWallet to Coinbase. Tim Draper says they’re not going to go bankrupt. Still…if they do, our wallets may be emptied. I wonder what I should do with my 0.08 BTC :-\
by dualstow
Mon May 16, 2022 11:34 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 476
Views: 20409

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

Nordic nations ever closer to joining NATO. … Henry Kissinger has been hitting the rounds lately and he's worth listening to on this stuff. It's kinda painful because he is really old, forms his thoughts and speaks slowly but mentally he's definitely still there and is one of the few remaining state...
by dualstow
Mon May 16, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: The Desert Looking Glass portfolio?
Replies: 15
Views: 258

Re: The Desert Looking Glass portfolio?

FYI, Hal’s initial link worked for me. Maybe it was a temporary glitch. Bogle Says Count SS/Pension in Allocation Splitter 01-01-2007, 11:25 AM | Post #190913 | 0 The "Is my Social Security/Pension a bond equivalent" question has gotten much debate on this board. But until now I hadn't seen Jack Bog...
by dualstow
Mon May 16, 2022 7:04 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Next up on the planned crisis list
Replies: 36
Views: 2765

Re: Next up on the planned crisis list

Well we had at least 4 over the weekend. Definitely got my attention.
The Buffalo shooter wasn’t far from my hometown.
by dualstow
Mon May 16, 2022 6:43 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: YouTube Junkie
Replies: 1162
Views: 337015

Re: YouTube Junkie

Last meal in Russian McDonalds
https://youtu.be/ktX8SR55siM
by dualstow
Sun May 15, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 476
Views: 20409

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

Russia likely to have lost third of its Ukraine invasion force, says UK https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/15/russia-likely-to-have-lost-third-of-its-ukraine-invasion-force-says-uk How long can Russia keep this up? How long before they’ve stretched themselves too thin between Ukraine and Syr...
by dualstow
Sun May 15, 2022 11:03 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Rebalancing advice needed
Replies: 26
Views: 562

Re: Rebalancing advice needed

. On the other hand, I spoke to an elite financial advisor the other day who has been managing money for high net-worth investors and foundations for over 30 years using mostly DFA funds and he said, almost as an aside, that he has all of HIS family's money in half short-term TBills, half gold. I a...
by dualstow
Sat May 14, 2022 6:51 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Rebalancing advice needed
Replies: 26
Views: 562

Re: Rebalancing advice needed

Craig Rowland and J.K. Larson
Just a tiny correction: I think it’s J.M. Lawson
by dualstow
Fri May 13, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?
Replies: 166
Views: 79567

Re: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?

I haven’t checked the value on my proof Buffalo in ages. I should.
by dualstow
Fri May 13, 2022 1:37 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?
Replies: 166
Views: 79567

Re: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?

The only proof coin I bought was pre-pp.
if I recall correctly from Harry Browne’s books, Rowland and Lawson’s (Craigr and Medium Tex) book, etc. you’re supposed to buy bullion. Proof coins are more like collectibles, no?
by dualstow
Fri May 13, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?
Replies: 166
Views: 79567

Re: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?

ppnewbie wrote:
Fri May 13, 2022 12:45 pm
The fractional stuff I got from my local coin shop. I got the fraction by buying these from the local shop
https://www.jmbullion.com/4-coin-proof- ... le-set-vy/
..
The bullion version not the proof version, right?
by dualstow
Fri May 13, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?
Replies: 166
Views: 79567

Re: Where and how do you purchase physical gold?

You may enjoy it, but every time a banker remarks that my box is “heavy”, I get nervous! :D You’ve given me an idea. I think Budd should buy bars and have them melted into hand weights! 💥 I find the weight of a one-ounce coin pleasant. At this moment I see an 1809 spot price and would love to buy mo...