joshuatrio


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Back in SF for the first time in 2 years
by joshuatrio on 11 Oct 2017  152 comments, latest a year ago
I've been back in the Bay Area this past week, for the first time in 2 years since moving to Atlanta. Was wondering how I'd feel about the area since...

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Thinking of quitting my job...
by joshuatrio on 15 Jul 2014  118 comments, latest 5 years ago
Looking for a little perspective, mostly because I think I'm borderline crazy for considering leaving my job - in this economy. I'm married, with kids, make just over six figures,...

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Why do new cars cost so much?
by joshuatrio on 28 Mar 2018  116 comments, latest 2 months ago
I'm half interested in pulling the trigger on a new Pilot or Highlander for my wife, but dayum, almost $40k to pick up a jacked up station wagon with a...

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Cancer therapy
by joshuatrio on 23 Aug 2012  104 comments, latest 7 years ago
So I've been watching a bunch of health documentaries on netflix. Specifically about the Gerson therapy and Burzynski. One doc argues that a lack of "neostatins" (think that's what it...

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Finally left California
by joshuatrio on 29 Nov 2015  102 comments, latest 3 years ago
Took my west coast salary and profitable LLC with me - after I pay 2015 taxes to CA, the state won't get another dime from me. Ended up moving to...

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Trump Continues to Troll
by joshuatrio on 6 Jan 2018  101 comments, latest a year ago
I swear this guy needs to write a book titled "The Art of Trolling."Libtards can't handle a non PC prez in the whitehouse, and hang on every single tweet. He's...

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So we looked at a house / Realtors are tools
by joshuatrio on 16 Feb 2012  90 comments, latest 7 years ago
We looked at a house about 3 weeks ago - the asking was $164,000 - short sale. It was def. on the smaller side, but way cheap for our area...

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What am I missing? N.Korea etc...
by joshuatrio on 12 Jun 2018  89 comments, latest a year ago
I read the comment section on various articles about Trump/N.Korea blah blah... All the liberals/SJW's are melting down about how Trump gave everything to China/Russia. Am I missing something here?From...

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NFL Bans KNEELING (espn.com)
by joshuatrio on 23 May 2018  87 comments, latest a year ago
LOL!"ATLANTA -- NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the...

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Congrats IRONMAN, fuck you NATE SILVER
by joshuatrio on 9 Nov 2016  82 comments, latest 3 years ago
Great job on your analysis this election season Ironman. You were spot from the beginning and did a great job interpreting polling results and finding relevant information regarding the election....

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Shooting at FLL.... islam? (nbcnews.com)
by joshuatrio on 6 Jan 2017  82 comments, latest 2 years ago
Was it another friend of islam? A gunman opened fire Friday afternoon at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, shooting at least nine people and killing one, Broward County officials...

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Michelle Obama is a DUDE?
by joshuatrio on 11 Nov 2016  59 comments, latest 4 months ago
Ok... I always thought this "chick" (Michelle) looked sketch the last 8 years, and then someone forwarded me a few youtube video's about "her" - and damn, I'm partially-convinced that...

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Georgia
by joshuatrio on 14 Jan 2011  56 comments, latest 8 years ago
Anyone ever considered living in Georgia? Real estate out that way in the Atlanta burbs (nice 3/2 homes) is dirt cheap - job market looks pretty good for IT Professionals...

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Turkey Airport Bombing - Ban Guns? (rt.com)
by joshuatrio on 28 Jun 2016  41 comments, latest 3 years ago
https://www.rt.com/news/348735 "A Turkish official has said that police approached two suspects and fired upon them before the suspects detonated their explosive devices. The confrontation reportedly took place near x-ray machines...

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Might buy a house... Am I crazy?
by joshuatrio on 30 May 2016  40 comments, latest 3 years ago
So we moved to the Atlanta area 6 months ago and really like it. We're in the burbs, and it's family friendly, good schools and it's been a good move....

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Predictions on Housing....
by joshuatrio on 8 Jun 2017  39 comments, latest 2 years ago
What are your predictions on housing? Seems like we're in bubble territory again. Home around here are selling in 1-2 days if they are in good condition and priced in...

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Election Conversation with Coworker
by joshuatrio on 7 Nov 2018  39 comments, latest 6 months ago
I'm constantly amazed at how little my peers (who are Democrats) know about the candidates they voted for. For instance, this morning I was speaking with a woman who voted...

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Still too soon to buy in Bay Area.. (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by joshuatrio on 4 Aug 2010  35 comments, latest 9 years ago
I know this was posted on Patrick's front page, but I had to repost it in here for some of the realtors on this board. http://bayarearealestatetrends Take a poll of...

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Another $100k to Invest Thread
by joshuatrio on 21 Nov 2017  35 comments, latest a year ago
I've got a chunk of change that I've accumulated this last year sitting on the sidelines, and I'd like to make a return on it. All in all, I have...

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Best Pizza on West Coast ?!?
by joshuatrio on 7 Feb 2011  33 comments, latest 8 years ago
I'm a native east coaster/pizza lover and have eaten all over NYC and other eastern states that make a mean pizza.. Boy do I miss the food from that part...

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Death of the knobs/buttons...
by joshuatrio on 5 Jan 2017  33 comments, latest 2 years ago
Is it just me, or does anyone find all the "screens/touchscreens" really annoying in the new cars. I don't mind a small screen or something that can be controlled with...

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Chiropractors... For or against?
by joshuatrio on 27 Mar 2019  33 comments, latest 2 months ago
What are your thoughts on chiropractors? I grew up in a household where it was preached that they were a bunch of quacks and did more harm than good and...

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Working for Amazon
by joshuatrio on 26 Sep 2012  27 comments, latest 7 years ago
So, I have a new low perception of Amazon after today. Despite being a huge fan of the low prices and free shipping for Prime - they may not get...

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New sound system for the house....
by joshuatrio on 19 Dec 2016  27 comments, latest 2 years ago
I'd like some recommendations for a decent sound system for my house. Not necessarily home theater, but one to play music across the main living area into the kitchen. I'd...

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Car almost totalled
by joshuatrio on 6 Dec 2016  26 comments, latest 2 years ago
Hey guys - so, any legitimate advice would be well received about my situation. I was in a pretty bad car accident last month - other guys fault. The car...

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Ok - Gold really may be going parabolic here real soon.... (money.cnn.com)
by joshuatrio on 1 Oct 2010  25 comments, latest 9 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2010/10/0 NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- If you want to cash in on the gold rush, you no longer need a passport to get in on the action. The maker of...

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Silver to the moon?
by joshuatrio on 25 Apr 2011  25 comments, latest 8 years ago
Will the silver bull continue... ? Just landed in my inbox from Apmex: Due to the recent incredible demand for Gold and Silver bullion products, APMEX would like to offer...

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Car Dealerships
by joshuatrio on 28 Sep 2010  24 comments, latest 9 years ago
Well, I got itchy and started putting some feelers out for a decent used car... Dealers appear MUCH more willing to negotiate than they were about 6 months ago. I've...

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Gold/Silver Parabolic
by joshuatrio on 3 Mar 2011  24 comments, latest 8 years ago
Is this it - is this the final run up? Crap, in just a couple weeks silver went from $26 to $35.xx ..... I'm sure the events in the Middle...

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May start looking later this year
by joshuatrio on 17 Jan 2012  24 comments, latest 7 years ago
My wife and I haven't looked at real estate in about 1-2 years... When we first moved to CA - you couldn't touch a thing for under $600k in particular...

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AntiFa Has Competition... (twitter.com)
by joshuatrio on 5 Jul 2018  22 comments, latest 10 months ago
You fucked with the wrong men Antifa. #ProudBoys will continue to show up. You attack us = You get your ass kicked. #Happy4thofJuly #POYB pic.twitter.com/4SBCeSdQNL— The Proud Boys (@ProudBoysUSA) July...

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Miss America Scraps Swimsuit Competition (abcnews.go.com)
by joshuatrio on 5 Jun 2018  22 comments, latest a year ago
"Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on physical appearance, the organization announced Tuesday."We are no longer a pageant," Gretchen Carlson, the first...

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Quitting Crossfit, Considering home gym build or something else.
by joshuatrio on 12 Jun 2018  22 comments, latest a year ago
I joined a local Crossfit gym about 8 months ago. Been going 5-6 days a week ever since. Originally, it was a lot of fun, but lately I've become sick...

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Listings....
by joshuatrio on 12 Jul 2010  21 comments, latest 9 years ago
Is it just my area, or have number of listings jumped recently ? In the past 3-4 days, the number of homes on mls (in my search criteria) have increased...

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Modular Homes
by joshuatrio on 26 Feb 2011  21 comments, latest 8 years ago
Yes - modular. Not mobile. Big difference. Stick built, in a factory - usually in about a week. Anyhow, my question is - does anyone know what these run per...

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Just started Crossfit - Review
by joshuatrio on 8 Nov 2017  21 comments, latest a year ago
Anyone here do CrossFit? I mentioned in the past that I was thinking about giving it a try. Since becoming a full time telecommuter, I decided to give it a...

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Time to sell real estate?
by joshuatrio on 7 Jan 2019  19 comments, latest a month ago
Anyone think it's a good time to sell real estate? Seeing the coastal areas with multiple price reductions, and I wouldn't be surprised if those reductions started to make their...

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Mexico....?
by joshuatrio on 29 Jun 2012  18 comments, latest 7 years ago
Whadda you guys think about moving to Rosarita or Ensenada Mexico? About an hour to an hour and a half from the US - seems to be pretty safe, coastal...

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San Diego
by joshuatrio on 19 Sep 2012  18 comments, latest 7 years ago
Whatcha guys think of San Diego? Monterey's on the colder side most of the time, and we've been thinking about relocating down there for a couple years. Pro's/Con's for anyone...

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Is now a good time to buy?
by joshuatrio on 16 Jan 2016  17 comments, latest 3 years ago
Made the move from California to Georgia about 6 weeks ago. So far, so good. Great job, no regrets and overall a good choice for the family. It's been a...
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