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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #80 on: November 11, 2013, 10:31:50 AM »
Ok, I will clarify... intellectually, the seminar did not have enough "meat" for me. I stand by that, although I did learn a few things. But emotionally, it's a big motivation. Farshteist du dem chiluk?

My 10 year old understood when I told him the rules, 15 and over. Honestly, I think he would have loved it, but it's okay, you can't give kids everything they want. Like the Rebbe Rashab used to lock the temimim out sometimes during a maamar so that they would have to strain to listen at the door. :-)
And I'll say once again, the point of these seminars is a bekiyos/girsa style to show the incredible breadth of what is possible.  And hopefully inspire people to dig deeper and leave their misconceptions behind.  99.9% of people learn something new.

It sounds like you were looking for a deep iyun shiur.  Like I said I can spend hours on any of the the 128 slides in the powerpoint.  But the market for that is tiny and everyone would want it given on a different slide.
So unless I'm opening a mileage university with 128 different courses I don't see how it would be feasible.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #81 on: November 11, 2013, 10:34:35 AM »
And I'll say once again, the point of these seminars is a bekiyos/girsa style to show the incredible breadth of what is possible.  And hopefully inspire people to dig deeper and leave their misconceptions behind.  99.9% of people learn something new.

It sounds like you were looking for a deep iyun shiur.  Like I said I can spend hours on any of the the 128 slides in the powerpoint.  But the market for that is tiny and everyone would want it given on a different slide.
So unless I'm opening a mileage university with 128 different courses I don't see how it would be feasible.
You would definitely have a student base. I have nothing better to do in Organic Chemistry than delve deeper in these topics. My friends always ask me after class what did I learn from the forums and researching today!

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #82 on: November 11, 2013, 10:36:01 AM »
You would definitely have a student base. I have nothing better to do in Organic Chemistry than delve deeper in these topics. My friends always ask me after class what did I learn from the forums and researching today!
Don't give them a straight answer, they're using you... Unless they are researching too and giving you info...

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #83 on: November 11, 2013, 10:38:06 AM »
So unless I'm opening a mileage university with 128 different courses I don't see how it would be feasible.
FTU  :)
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #84 on: November 11, 2013, 10:39:49 AM »
Don't give them a straight answer, they're using you... Unless they are researching too and giving you info...
They are not involved in this at all- they just know I love the game.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #85 on: November 11, 2013, 11:03:56 AM »
They are not involved in this at all- they just know I love the game.
When they ask what you saw today, tell them we were all newbies at some point... I know someone who doesn't want to get involved, but wants to open a few cards so one day he'll have credit to qualify for a mortgage... He knows who to ask...

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #86 on: November 11, 2013, 11:45:30 PM »
It has nothing to do where the idea was started. If you want we can do a little test. If you are ever out my way we will go to an east side club/bar and you are free to use that term. Before they slice and dice you I will explain you are from NY and didnít know any better.  :)
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #88 on: November 12, 2013, 02:38:43 PM »
I made a large order on my credit card for someone and I forgot I was working toward 30K spending on my PRG card, so I used just any card. I got UR points, but I'm still more than 10K away from the 30, and I could have been less than 5!   :P

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #89 on: November 12, 2013, 03:05:55 PM »
I made a large order on my credit card for someone and I forgot I was working toward 30K spending on my PRG card, so I used just any card. I got UR points, but I'm still more than 10K away from the 30, and I could have been less than 5!   :P
Issue spending 10k??? Never had such issues ::)

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #90 on: November 12, 2013, 03:59:58 PM »
We should have another thread called:

Dumb games we play while making these mistakes

http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=34043.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=19928.0
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #91 on: November 12, 2013, 04:01:15 PM »
"להסתובב זה לא אומר להיות חופשי"

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #92 on: November 12, 2013, 06:06:53 PM »
Issue spending 10k??? Never had such issues ::)
Yea, but that was spending with NO EFFORT!
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #93 on: November 12, 2013, 06:20:17 PM »
Issue spending 10k??? Never had such issues ::)
Not everyone can do BB.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #94 on: November 13, 2013, 06:35:05 AM »
Not everyone can do BB.
Israel huh.... :)

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #95 on: November 13, 2013, 07:48:29 AM »
Not everyone can do BB.
Not talking about bluebird

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #96 on: November 13, 2013, 08:17:55 AM »
Not talking about bluebird
Well, then, spill the beans.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #99 on: November 16, 2013, 06:27:16 PM »
Just spent 58k on IB at office supplies.  :-[
This time I did a lot better.
Total: $50,013.75


 
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