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General Discussion / Re: Smart Meter/ Electricity Con Ed
« on: Today at 01:20:32 PM »
This guy is giving Alex Jones a run for his money including being dead wrong about what information is available from smart meters.
Lol. I see another video from him titled how to say no to vaccinations and smart meters.

Just Shmooze / Re: The funny/strange/interesting video thread...
« on: November 22, 2017, 11:45:03 PM »
Lol. That's my nephew. Long story short, a relative found a CL ad looking for a Jewish wedding or bar mitzvah they could film for the Kodak campaign. So basically they paid him to be the videographer for his kid's bar mitzvah. There are a few clips and stills up there between ispot and the kodak site. I think my son's in one of them too.

Destination Guides And Trip Planning / Re: NYC Master Thread
« on: November 22, 2017, 04:10:02 PM »
I'm not sure a place like this even exists, but if it does I'm sure it's in NYC....

I'm wondering if there are any places (doesn't have to be kosher) where you can play old video games (NOT arcade games).  Something similar to Barcade (,  but for N64, Playstation, etc. where you'd pay for time spent on the games.  I haven't found anything via google. Has anyone heard of a place like that?

I'm meeting up with some childhood friends and one of the things we always talk about was the hours spent on N64 and Playstation - I thought it'd be fund if we could actually play them again.
If we can't find such a place, we'll probably try Barcade.
Download an emulator and buy some USB N64 or PS controllers.

Just Shmooze / Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« on: November 21, 2017, 06:46:58 PM »
...Nice that you consider yourself an American patriot but don't go with "Innocent until proven guilty"...
What exactly do you think the phrase in quotations means that you're connecting it to American patriotism?

Just Shmooze / Re: Interesting Articles...
« on: November 20, 2017, 12:43:59 PM »
Were there people dressed in period clothing or just a bunch of BPers on the subway that day :)
I did the M last year from Queens Plaza, and it was full of people in period dress - very raucus. There were period appropriate 3-4 person bands playing music in several of the cars.

You're posting in the deals section of a deals forum. It's not a deal, what should I tell you.

Just Shmooze / Re: Trump-Republican tax plan bad for large families
« on: November 18, 2017, 06:07:00 PM »

An article that puts reform in quote marks is admitting to being complete spin.  Find another source for the facts.
I'm sorry, but that's a really dumb response. This amendment was proposed, and then rejected. Unless you have a source that disputes those facts, I'm legitimately looking for an explanation. Maybe there is one, but so far I haven't seen it.

Just Shmooze / Re: Trump-Republican tax plan bad for large families
« on: November 17, 2017, 03:03:01 PM »
I saw a bunch of versions of this story, but this one gives the full context.

What was the rationale for rejecting Wydens amendment? It would've gone a long way to helping the messaging if the bill.

Look at the price history though. Seems kinda strange:

Just Shmooze / Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« on: November 16, 2017, 06:05:57 PM »
So this photo canít be used in court, if it came to that ? (Iím no lawyer, thatís why Iím asking)
What's your question? Would it be admissible? Would it prove a specific claim? (I am also not a lawyer :P)

Lets see as more come out. Don't forget the soldier pushed him away and asserted herself strongly before he had a chance to go further.

Just Shmooze / Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« on: November 16, 2017, 05:58:23 PM »
And heís admitted to the assault part
Franken certainly didn't admit to anything like assault. He wrote that he remembers the rehearsal kiss part differently, and he apologized about the photo - ie miming the act for the picture.

Also, you seem to think that the picture shows him touching her. I'm not convinced that he's touching her at all in picture, but at absolute most his fingertips are barely touching the thick kevlar body armor she's wearing.

As I wrote before, I believe her, and I think he should probably resign. But you're talking about prison and it's a little silly.

Just Shmooze / Re: Interesting Articles...
« on: November 16, 2017, 05:45:09 PM »
Plenty of people pay for a luxury car. I think cost is higher than $300 on average for lease+insurance+maintenance. Also don't pay for tax+title+license. I think you are making it out to less than the actual
Like I said, it works if your other option is paying a lot for your desired car anyway. 'A lot' here doesn't mean you're getting ripped off, it just means a large amount. You can argue about whether most people are spending anywhere near $760/month for their car in total. I know I don't come close to that number and never have. I would think the average person ready to dive into a scheme like this doesn't either.

You want to tell me the average american spends more than that? That's almost certainly true. But the average american also wouldn't go anywhere near this type of thing.

Just Shmooze / Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« on: November 16, 2017, 05:35:34 PM »
In my book evidence is worse than accusations.
Just so we're clear, what is the crime that you think carries a prison sentence that this photo would be evidence of?

Just Shmooze / Re: Interesting Articles...
« on: November 16, 2017, 05:33:37 PM »
Not really - if you really don't mind the time aspect (deal breaker for me). Let's say he pays on average $26/day - that's $780/month. He gets a luxury car, including insurance. Even if he wasn't making any miles on the deal - that's not crazy. No maintenance. Car ownership (including maintenance and insurance) on a luxury car is not much less than that (if at all). Factor in that he made 150K MP miles on the deal - it's a no brainer
If you're talking about needing a luxury car before this whole shtick, the math can work out (which is what I meant when I said 'paying a lot for your car to start with'). But if your total cost for a lease+insurance is, say $300, you're not coming out ahead doing this. The miles side of it is nice, but you can't truly deduct that from the calculation unless you're literally selling those miles (in which case you're not valuing them at 2cpm).

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