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I work 12-16 hrs a day, 7 days a week, sometimes for 3 or 4 months straight. My weekends are usually 6-8 months though. Work hard, play hard...I completely lost all tolerance for the daily grind in my late 20's.
I just ran into this today and it seemed kind of timely so I thought I'd share. "There is only one institution that can arrogate to itself the power legally to trade by means of rubber checks: the government. And it is the only institution that can mortgage your future without your knowledge or consent: government securities (and paper money) are promissory notes on future tax receipts, i.e., on your future production." "There is only one institution that...
Quote: Originally Posted by tagutcow +1. Just when I think people can't disappoint me any further. If 48÷2 was to be multiplied by (9+3), it would be be put into parentheses itself. This, of course, would be wrong. Don't even need a calculator for this.
Quote: Originally Posted by Lord Asquith The suit fits, just get a short. +1, and don't listen to whoever said "no slouchin and stand as upright as possible". When trying on clothing, always try to use your natural posture and NOT stand upright (if this is unnatural).
Quote: Originally Posted by slide13 That being said OP...you sold some boots for a couple hundred bucks and misrepresented a minor detail....the guy wants $14....it's not like he's asking for a a ton money or to return the boots, just give it to him. Honestly, I think getting worked up over a damn White's shoe box is unreasonable...but I think it's also unreasonable to start a whole thread on this when the guy is only asking for $14, which seems a...
Quote: Originally Posted by hatguy Mark Kielty as above. April in Paris. These 2 brands seem to consistently come up when talking about the "best" belts. In my experience, Dingman can fall anywhere between crap and incredible. I'm surprised it hasn't been mentioned yet but I've found Talbott belts (and other accessories) to be of excellent quality and a very good value. Most of the high-end shoe makers also have great belts.
Quote: Originally Posted by Faded501s A buddy insisted I read Atlas, a book he was required to read for school and I think is a requirement in many US institutions. While it spoke to my entrepreneurial nature it was way too reminiscent of girlfriends who drone on and on and on and on before finally getting to the point. Her popularity is probably because somewhere along the line she became a "classic" philosopher (and therefore "required" reading), and...
A buddy insisted I read Atlas, a book he was required to read for school and I think is a requirement in many US institutions. While it spoke to my entrepreneurial nature it was way too reminiscent of girlfriends who drone on and on and on and on before finally getting to the point. Her popularity is probably because somewhere along the line she became a "classic" philosopher (and therefore "required" reading), and her message has an idealism that is especially...
Quote: Originally Posted by utailor The ignorance shown by many in this thread is amazing. It is possible to fast that long but I doubt I would be able to pull it off. Thanks for the report op. +1. Thanks for sharing OP.
Quote: Originally Posted by gdl203 What they're trying to say is that when one wears low-riding pants, then the tie would show because one would still tie his tie to reach the buckle. But all they're saying here is that the tie is tied too long. Goes back to the two main issues I mentioned. Exactly, I see. Quote: Originally Posted by ComboOrgan because that determines the length of one's tie? I think you...
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