edvard2

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Why do guys find farting to be so funny?
by edvard2 on 30 May 2014  49 comments, latest 2 years ago
Maybe not all guys. But a lot of them. Me included. I'm a grown, mature adult man and yet farting, especially when I do it is still as funny to...

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This makes zero sense: savings account can go inactive, even if you add money.
by edvard2 on 5 Jan 2012  34 comments, latest 2 years ago
So yesterday I got a call from my banker that I needed to come in and sign some stuff because one of my CDs was about to go inactive. This...

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Looks like the tea party is done
by edvard2 on 21 May 2014  222 comments, latest 5 years ago
Seeing as how yesterday all of the tea party candidates got beaten soundly, when you add this to the movement's failure to stop Obamacare, I'd say that the billionaires and...

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adios.
by edvard2 on 11 Aug 2014  16 comments, latest 5 years ago
I started posting on Patrick sometime (I think) around 2004 back when the housing bubble was a big deal. Back then at least it seemed to me that most of...

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Let's have a civil, political discussion for once.
by edvard2 on 4 Aug 2014  80 comments, latest 5 years ago
This may or may not be possible. But let's try something new. As seen on this site on a daily basis, both liberals and conservatives ( I am certainly not...

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What is up with the rash of trashy posts lately?
by edvard2 on 28 Jul 2014  171 comments, latest 5 years ago
I edited this post's original structure because this isn't a right/left thing. Rather its about the fact that an awful lot of nasty posts that are either racist, sexist, homophobic...

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When did the Republican party turn into the conservative party?
by edvard2 on 23 May 2014  10 comments, latest 5 years ago
This is probably more of a history debate more than anything. As mentioned I did grow up in the rural south where Democrats had a solid footing for generations basically...

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We have a real winner
by edvard2 on 16 May 2014  2 comments, latest 5 years ago
The GOP is the laughing stock of the country. The end.

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Looks like the GOP hasn't learned much...
by edvard2 on 1 May 2014  49 comments, latest 5 years ago
So yesterday basically looked like a total repeat of what the GOP seems to do over and over again: Vote against legislation that in turn are things that the very...

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In a case of big government intervention, Oklahoma Gov. bans min wage hike
by edvard2 on 16 Apr 2014  3 comments, latest 5 years ago
This is both sad and ironic. Apparently the governor of OK, Mary Fallin passed a bill which effectively bans minimum wage increases. The reasoning is that somehow this will be...

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So now that the GOP has Christy.... will they screw it up?
by edvard2 on 6 Nov 2013  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
With Governor Chris Christy having won a heavily Democratic state and with high expectations he'll run for President, The GOP has perhaps their best chance at winning in 2016. He...

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What will the GOP be like in 10 years?
by edvard2 on 11 Oct 2013  255 comments, latest 6 years ago
This is a semi-serious question. Some of you probably are well-aware that I am definitely someone who leans left. That wasn't actually always the case. My Dad, Grandparents, Aunts, and...

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The Irony: GOP costs US economy 2 Billion by shutting down government so far...
by edvard2 on 8 Oct 2013  2 comments, latest 6 years ago
I was just thinking about this today. To me its tragically ironic that for years we've been hearing the moaning and whining from Republicans and their Tea-Party handlers that we...

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Worst fart you ever let?
by edvard2 on 3 Oct 2013  3 comments, latest 6 years ago
Not sure why I randomly thought about this. Maybe its because I'm gassy today. But anyway, the worst fart for me was way back when I was in 3rd grade....

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Squares make better wheels!
by edvard2 on 23 Jul 2013  136 comments, latest 6 years ago
According to a conservative publication I unquestionably agree with, science has had it all wrong for untold 1000's of years: The wheel is clearly some sort of eeee-vil liberal hoax....

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All clocks are liberal!
by edvard2 on 25 Jul 2013  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
Want to know what just really gets my goat? Clocks! Why you ask? Because as a hard-working, honest conservative who can't stand anything that looks, smells, or hints of being...

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Am I simply getting older or does a lot of new pop music suck?
by edvard2 on 14 Jun 2013  58 comments, latest 6 years ago
I work out in the gym every morning. As such with many gyms they play "pick me up" techno-dance-pop music over the PA system. Usually I don't hear it over...

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When did the GOP start using "dirty commies!" as a political ploy?
by edvard2 on 12 Jun 2013  14 comments, latest 6 years ago
Of course communists and socialists didn't really exist prior to the revolutions first in Russia then elsewhere. But aftewards, and especially from the 50's and onward they sure made convenient...

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Lookie. I found anothe pointless link to prove my lame poltical opinions
by edvard2 on 7 Jun 2013  8 comments, latest 6 years ago
Yup. Here it is. Story: "Beer can found to contain soda!" See? That proves everything. Surely any who read this will automatically agree with my political sentiments.

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Here's another random article to lamely "prove" my political beliefs
by edvard2 on 31 May 2013  2 comments, latest 6 years ago
Yeah. I read some random bullshit article and am now going to post it here to prove my own political convictions. So there.

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If the bubble goes full steam ahead, will there again be tons of bubble sites?
by edvard2 on 8 Apr 2013  Posted 6 years ago
Any of you who participated on any number of bubble blogs back in the 'good ole' days' of 2003-2007 or so will recall that at the peak of the bubble,...

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More proof that housing crazy in the Bay Area.
by edvard2 on 8 Apr 2013  Posted 6 years ago
Yesterday as I was driving around I noticed an open house not far from my house. The house was actually about the same size and layout as mine. Of course...

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Bobby Jindal: " GOP needs to stop being the stupid party"
by edvard2 on 25 Jan 2013  110 comments, latest 7 years ago
I thought this was rather interesting: A rising star in the GOP at a major RNC convention not only said of the GOP "stop being the stupid party" but he...

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Why do people waste so much money on cars?
by edvard2 on 25 Jan 2013  314 comments, latest 7 years ago
As someone who lives in the Bay Area, its clear that many people here just love their Bimmers, sports cars, and large luxury SUVs. What's more, it seems many are...

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If you can't bear to hear opposing opinions, don't moderate a post.
by edvard2 on 18 Jan 2013  45 comments, latest 7 years ago
Simple enough. If you post a political post, then you should expect there to be a debate between people who disagree with each other. If that's the case and you...

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Will Republicans change their tune given the shift in demographics?
by edvard2 on 9 Nov 2012  60 comments, latest 7 years ago
Given that much has been made of the shifting demographics and its role in this year's election: That even though a huge percentage of the typical Republican voting demographic voted...

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A special announcement:
by edvard2 on 15 Nov 2012  67 comments, latest 7 years ago
I see the forum this morning is ripe with a heapin' helpin' of right-wing posts as usual. So here is a special announcement: Obama won. Now back to our regularly...

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What if Romney turns out to be moderate?
by edvard2 on 6 Oct 2012  90 comments, latest 7 years ago
I'm not the only one to notice that Romney most definitely made a dramatic "change" in his rhetoric on stage last week during the debates. Many political commentators made the...

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What do you hope to accomplish arguing politics?
by edvard2 on 19 Mar 2012  38 comments, latest 7 years ago
Having political debates is nothing new. But the internet has brought a whole new level of what I'd consider nastiness to the scene. Now- I am occasionally guilty of participating...

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How many of you who bought post-bubble are now a bit of a hypocrite?
by edvard2 on 20 Jul 2012  32 comments, latest 7 years ago
I spent the better part of a decade waiting for the housing bubble to inflate and deflate. We spend more then that amount of time saving. All the while I...

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Stop feeding the trolls...
by edvard2 on 15 Aug 2012  15 comments, latest 7 years ago
I don't think I even need to delve into that any further as we all know fully well those that fit the bill. Let's have a day where nobody bothers...

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Pancakes are falling from the trees!
by edvard2 on 26 Jul 2012  1 comment, latest 7 years ago
Yes- I know because I heard it on the radio! Its true! Its True! PS: I am incapable of thinking for myself so I will just repeat everything I hear...

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my last post-I bought a house.
by edvard2 on 28 May 2012  24 comments, latest 7 years ago
I've been on this and other similar sites for a long time. As in probably since 2004 or so. I was on here for perhaps many of the same reasons...

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If the bubble returns to the BA, what will you do?
by edvard2 on 2 Apr 2012  258 comments, latest 7 years ago
This might have been posted before but what the heck. Its worth revisiting. How many of you think the bubble will return? Of those of you out there looking- and...

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My first experience with a Realtor
by edvard2 on 31 Mar 2012  35 comments, latest 7 years ago
So today was the very first time I have ever dealt with a real estate agent. There is a house not far from where we live that has been for...

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Home sales worst in 50 years...
by edvard2 on 26 Jan 2012  9 comments, latest 8 years ago
I was surprised nobody else posted this. But the headlines I saw today indicate that home sales in Dec were the worst on record. So much for that so-called recovery...

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Ron Paul had Breakfast today.
by edvard2 on 20 Jan 2012  2 comments, latest 8 years ago
Breaking News! Ron Paul had breakfast today!

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If investments didn't have a name, would people invest differently?
by edvard2 on 16 Dec 2011  3 comments, latest 8 years ago
Something I've been thinking about per the repetitive commentary on this site is whether people invest in things more so because they "Like" the idea versus doing so for none...

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Halfway thinking of buying a house in the bay area...
by edvard2 on 15 Nov 2011  70 comments, latest 8 years ago
I never thought I'd say this, but for the past- oh I'd say 3-4 months- I've been toying with just the notion of buying a house here. This is all...

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Despite the recession my 401k is doing pretty good.
by edvard2 on 8 Nov 2011  Posted 8 years ago
Hate to brag but oh well. Before I resume this isn't investment advice- just to dot my i's and cross my t's. Anyway, I started a run-of-the-mill 401k about 1.5...
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