Random Thoughts 14: I can see clearly now 2020 edition

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  1. NWICY

    NWICY Well-Known Member

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    Welp I'm guessing I can pass on that one, last game I played was the original mario bros or maybe donkey kong, duck hunt, and that land on the carrier game.
     
  2. NWICY

    NWICY Well-Known Member

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    My phone doesn't have that capability. LOL someday I will have to up grade.
     
  3. BCClone

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    Honestly the expensive part is buying the phone. I pay 35/month for everything unlimited.
     
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  4. ImJustKCClone

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    It was actually a pretty level headed conversation during the game Saturday. I can't even handle the game threads on CF anymore.

    The site itself is set up for gamers, but the conversation we've had over the past few days has been about more than just gaming.
     
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  5. Cyclones_R_GR8

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    I switched to Google Fi in December. My bill is $40-$45 each month. Of course I had to spend $800 on a phone. I figure by next January I will be even with how much Sprint was screwing me. You can get a cheaper phone if you want to that will work with Fi.
     
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  6. SCyclone

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    Some of you may remember me mentioning our company's matriarch, she is 97 years old and still comes to work 4 days a week. Last week she was diagnosed with colon cancer. It sounds like it's treatable, but anything that major at her age can't be good.

    I can tell you this - when she leaves us all, it will leave a huge void. She is one of the most remarkable people I have ever known.
     
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  7. cycloneG

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    A lot of online trading institutions don't charge fees anymore for buying and selling stock. I've been using Vanguard for years. They let you buy and sell stocks for free now. It used to be you could buy and sell their ETFs and mutual funds for free. Now everything is free in terms of buying and selling.
     
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  8. cycloneG

    cycloneG Well-Known Member

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    We've been on Google Fi for about a year and a half. Our bill for two of us is usually between $45 and $50. We don't really have any complaints and the price is about half of what we were paying previously.
     
  9. Angie

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    I never judge! Unless you wear socks with athletic sandals.
     
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  10. cycloneG

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    What I do in the privacy of my own home is none of your business!
     
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  11. CloneinWDSM

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    Question. Can’t remember who was the law ppl in here so I’ll ask other opinions. So about a month ago, I got my car totaled as a guy lost it on the ice and hit me.

    Back story. it’s a 2 lane road going each way with a median in the middle. So I’m pulling up and there is already a 4 car wreck covering my 2 lanes and the median. Cars from each way are doing the whole Iowa nice thing where 1 car goes and then let’s the other direction go and so on.

    No more cars are coming besides a long way up the hill and I’m at the wreck so I pull around it into the other lane slowly. Get around it and back into (at least the median) if not entirely in my lane when I look to my left and I see an SUV coming directly at an angle and nails my right behind my left drivers wheel. I go and ask what happened and if he lost it on the ice and he says yes but speaks very little English so that’s all I really got out of him.

    Cops come, takes care of both wrecks. Looking at the police report that day, the only ticket was No Valid Drivers license. He was on his wife’s insurance. Police Report has a diagram where it shows that according to his report, I was hit in my 2 lanes.

    So we start the insurance process and he has minimal insurance they doesn’t even get close to covering the total so mine (progressive) takes the lead All goes smoothly, they’ve collected the amount from his insurance, I get a new vehicle, and I think everything is done.
    Fast forward a month, and his wife sends me a threatening text about how I need to take responsibility for this and pay for this and that I am at fault and if not they are filing a suit against me.
    My local insurance says they are idiots and pretty much laugh at their claim but will do what is needed. I do some creeping and look at their history. This guy has been busted for failure to have a drivers license now 3 times and 1 time his wife got a ticket the same day for allowing him to operate a vehicle under her name.

    I’m guessing that they don’t have the money to replace their vehicle. They live in section 8 housing and insurance thinks threatening is just their way to try and get something out of the deal.


    So is there anyway that this comes back as my fault? I did cross over but was back into the median/my lane when I got hit. The guy was going too fast down hill and lost in on the ice IMO.


    TL;DR
     
  12. jcyclonee

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    Hey. That's a FD station. My grandma used to listen to it. I think it was pretty much 24 hours of fire and brimstone preachers when I was growing up.
     
  13. jcyclonee

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    You seem like a Dance Dance Revolution kind of guy.
     
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  14. jcyclonee

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    Do you really expect me to take off my socks or put on tennis shoes just to walk down to the mailbox and back? I don't care what the neighbor ladies say. Their husbands all do the same thing too.
     
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  15. jcyclonee

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    BS! You totally got rear gassed.
     
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  16. BCClone

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    @CloneLawman and woo(traitor)badger? Are.

    I think they are phishing for cash. They would probably have to small claims it since I doubt they can afford a lawyer. First he was illegally driving, then he should have had failure to maintain control. The police report says you were in your lane, I would just say the written report was your statement at the time and not offer much more. Always fun to deal with hawk fans.
     
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  17. Cyclones_R_GR8

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    I agree with your insurance agent.
     
  18. wxman1

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    1600 AM should have it but they don't have a strong transmitter. Depending on where you are coming from I can pick up 100.3 out of DSM up to the west side of town. If you don't mind streaming I would just bring it up on TuneIn.
     
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  19. BoxsterCy

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  20. cmjh10

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    What are your thoughts on ranch dressing? Specifically with mozzarella sticks.
     
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