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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6180 on: August 23, 2022, 08:57:09 AM »
Is Seal-K recognized as a kosher authority?

Can you show an image?
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6181 on: August 23, 2022, 09:02:16 AM »

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6182 on: August 23, 2022, 09:04:26 AM »
I'm assuming this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seal-K


Based on that Wikipedia information, I would assume that most would consider it acceptable. Based on my research with insiders in the industry I would avoid it.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6183 on: August 23, 2022, 09:05:41 AM »
Based on that Wikipedia information, I would assume that most would consider it acceptable. Based on my research with insiders in the industry I would avoid it.
IOW, if it's not on the CRC list, you need to do a deep dive.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6184 on: August 23, 2022, 09:07:54 AM »
Based on that Wikipedia information, I would assume that most would consider it acceptable. Based on my research with insiders in the industry I would avoid it.

IIRC you wrote more about them elsewhere.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6185 on: August 23, 2022, 09:10:30 AM »
Based on that Wikipedia information, I would assume that most would consider it acceptable. Based on my research with insiders in the industry I would avoid it.

Let me qualify and rephrase that. What I wrote refers to the Hechsher of the Biala from Lugano. The website of Seal-K lists additional Rabbis (one of them very respectable in Lubavitch for his Torah knowledge and amazing Kolel, not sure about his practical Kashrus expertise, but it doesn't really matter, because unfortunately, he passed away about 9 months ago).
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6186 on: August 23, 2022, 12:48:45 PM »



The top right and left where it says גזוטרה is that mix seating?

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6187 on: August 23, 2022, 02:19:42 PM »
Where can I get some student debt quickly?

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6188 on: August 23, 2022, 02:28:25 PM »
Where can I get some student debt quickly?
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6189 on: August 23, 2022, 02:29:07 PM »
Where can I get some student debt quickly?
ask the PPP guys

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6190 on: August 23, 2022, 02:29:52 PM »

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6191 on: August 23, 2022, 04:50:30 PM »
Based on that Wikipedia information, I would assume that most would consider it acceptable. Based on my research with insiders in the industry I would avoid it.
Doesn't Pepsi use that hechsher?

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6192 on: August 23, 2022, 09:26:04 PM »
@biobook
From most of your recent posts on this thread, I gather that you're under the impression that the Chareidi magazines have a captive audience of a specific amount of readers no matter how attractive the product looks. I don't think that impression is correct. Even if 80% of they're readers will buy with or without pictures, putting in pictures will attract the other 20% to buy.
If they have a 4 page article about someone, they probably look for pictures of the person doing interesting things, if they can't find, they'll just put in 4-6 pictures their photographer took during the visit and other activities of the interviewee on the day of the visit.

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6193 on: August 24, 2022, 12:08:13 AM »
@biobook
From most of your recent posts on this thread, I gather that you're under the impression that the Chareidi magazines have a captive audience of a specific amount of readers no matter how attractive the product looks. I don't think that impression is correct. Even if 80% of they're readers will buy with or without pictures, putting in pictures will attract the other 20% to buy.
If they have a 4 page article about someone, they probably look for pictures of the person doing interesting things, if they can't find, they'll just put in 4-6 pictures their photographer took during the visit and other activities of the interviewee on the day of the visit.
I understand that the publisher would consider the cover photo important for attracting buyers.  I was interested more in how the reader sees the photos.  Truth is, I haven't seen any of these publications in the past few years, so I'll try to find some later in the week and rephrase my question.

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6194 on: August 24, 2022, 02:14:20 AM »
I understand that the publisher would consider the cover photo important for attracting buyers.  I was interested more in how the reader sees the photos.  Truth is, I haven't seen any of these publications in the past few years, so I'll try to find some later in the week and rephrase my question.
People don't judge books only by their covers

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6195 on: August 24, 2022, 12:53:15 PM »
Okay.

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You'd be surprised how many ppl have reached out in the last 24 hours asking where they can "source" student debt.

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6196 on: August 24, 2022, 01:12:54 PM »
You'd be surprised how many ppl have reached out in the last 24 hours asking where they can "source" student debt.

And the answer is?
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6197 on: August 24, 2022, 01:22:38 PM »
And the answer is?
Above -board answer (assuming you don't have a cousin's brother-in-law's nephew who works in a yeshiva that's a college and will backdated some paperwork for you):
Unless you actually have a loan or will be attending college next semester and will be getting a loan, you're out of luck.
Re attending college next semester: you might not qualify even then, depending on how they'll be structuring forgiveness. They haven't announced which semesters will be eligible for forgiveness. Wouldn't be surprised if it doesn't extend to next semester.

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6198 on: August 24, 2022, 07:49:51 PM »
Why do any magazines have pictures?
Because I judge the book by its cover
I read articles based on interest
I check if it's interesting based on the picture/graphics

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6199 on: August 25, 2022, 12:39:52 AM »
I’m trying to remember what was happening before covid. Could someone remind me what was the state of the union in regards to the whole racism and woke ness (not saying they’re related at all)
I recall we had covid and everyone was cooped up and then George Floyd happened. Since then the African American community exploded. What was the situation before all this?
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