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lmao
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Happy (belated) birthday to Harry Browne!!!
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Smith1776 wrote: Tue Jun 18, 2024 8:57 pm:'(
What’s wrong - no cake left?
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dualstow wrote: Tue Jun 18, 2024 9:05 pm
Smith1776 wrote: Tue Jun 18, 2024 8:57 pm:'(
What’s wrong - no cake left?
Now I have two things to cry about.

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hawk tuah
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Smith1776 wrote: Fri Jun 21, 2024 11:57 pmhawk tuah
What’s that, the sound of a phlegmy throat?
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ok last one:

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omg i can't stop laughing at the trump one


my wife thinks i'm an idiot lmao
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dualstow wrote: Wed Jun 26, 2024 4:41 pm For Smithers, our javascript fan
https://sansec.io/research/polyfill-supply-chain-attack
Daaaang.

I recently did a tech demo for my local meetup group. I built an e-commerce site using Ruby, and the very first product that was listed for sale on the site was JavaScript. ;D
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Happy Fourth 🇺🇸
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May the fourth be with you. 🎆🇺🇸🧨

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Happy Independence Day, all.
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Happy Independence Day everyone!



Watch this to get into the patriotic mood. O0
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I wonder if mathjak saw the new WSJ article on Vanguard. (new CEO, army of dissatisfied clients)
https://www.wsj.com/personal-finance/va ... l-c2da0491
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I agree that the Vanguard service has gone down hill significantly. Seems like it began with the push to brokerage accounts. I’ve tried for over 3 months, unsuccessfully, to get check writing and checks sent to me for a joint money market account. Absolutely abysmal service.
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I’ve been with Vanguard for over ten years, and have also noticed degradation of service. I also have accounts with Schwab and Fidelity, and prefer the service I receive there.
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Yup. I was practically born into it. And by the time I was old enough/ allowed to manage my own money, I had their S&P500 fund in a joint account with my Dad as the custodian. And a personal advisor. I’m in my third decade with Vanguard.

Totally gave up on the checks and checkwriting. I had to shelve all my Vanguard checkbooks. I don’t write very many checks anymore anyway. It’s all venmo, Cash and Paypal and eChecks now.
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I hope everyone's summer is shaping up nicely.

I finally got around to staining and sealing my deck this season. It was really in need of some TLC, so I made a day-project out of it.

There are some people who are proponents of power washing the deck as part of the prep process, but I was advised that it's not strictly necessary. I started early in the morning with a brush and some specialized deck cleaner. I scrubbed all the crap that had built up over the past few years and then hosed it down.

By dusk I went over it with a roller and brush with the stain and the deck is now a nice golden brown (it was literally grey previously).

Now for a BBQ and some deck furniture. O0
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Nice
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Nice job on keeping up w/ the house!
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