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Old 04-29-08, 07:01 AM   #1
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I got the stimulus check today...

...and tomorrow I'll order a custom Curtlo frameset, unless something changes my mind.
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Old 04-29-08, 07:12 AM   #2
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Spend it like there is no tomorrow.
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Old 04-29-08, 07:27 AM   #3
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Spend it like you just printed it in the basement, which is basically what the government is doing, anyway....

Spend it before it's worthless!

Just Spend It! Stimulate that economy!!! Yeah.... right there! That's it.... right there!!! Ooooohhh.....
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I'm gonna get the stuff to make a big solar panel with mine.
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Old 04-29-08, 07:52 AM   #5
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Spend it before it's worthless!

Just Spend It! Stimulate that economy!!! Yeah.... right there! That's it.... right there!!! Ooooohhh.....
That's exactly my plan. Aproper fitting ride will always hold it's value.

Now I need to choose the color of the bike I'll be riding for at least 5 years.
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I'm looking at a bike purchase as well. I'm getting a little long in the tooth and I'm jealous of my wife's recumbent.
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I'm looking at a bike purchase as well. I'm getting a little long in the tooth and I'm jealous of my wife's recumbent.
Buy a recumbent if you want one, but 40 isn't even close to being "long in the tooth".
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I'm gonna get the stuff to make a big solar panel with mine.
Got good instructions? Sounds like a great plan.
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Got good instructions? Sounds like a great plan.
Yep, there are extremely detailed plans on FALfiles.com in the survival and preparedness forum. It's almost worth registering just to look at.
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Old 04-29-08, 08:31 AM   #10
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I'm looking at a bike purchase as well. I'm getting a little long in the tooth and I'm jealous of my wife's recumbent.
Save a bit for cut offs, knee high black socks, sandals and patchouli oil. People never seem to budget for accessories when buying a new bike.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 04-29-08, 08:34 AM   #11
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Go to the porn/adult toy store...get something that's really stimulating.
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well, that would be stimulating.

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I'm gonna get the stuff to make a big solar panel with mine.
That's the smartest idea I've heard yet regarding Bush's little payoff for jacking our economy up so badly.
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Save a bit for cut offs, knee high black socks, sandals and patchouli oil. People never seem to budget for accessories when buying a new bike.
Nah...I will have none of the above. And I know 40 really isn't old, but it's all relative to how much abuse you've put your body through, and mine isn't fond of traditional riding position.
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A PS3 or some parts to go motorcycle racing. $600 isn't enough to make a real difference in anything else I have going on....
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mine is going in the savings account.
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I noticed you don't have a red star, maybe BF.net would a group buy on red stars.
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mine is going in the savings account.
My practice these days is buy what I will need anyway with my extra cash, because the dollar is losing value very quickly, and things will only get more expensive. If I had a lot of money left over to save, I'd buy gold. I just don't see money in the bank as a very valuable asset anymore.
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Old 04-29-08, 04:06 PM   #21
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$600 isn't enough to make a real difference in anything else I have going on....
Having a wife and 2 kids the number is $1800. Which would make most people say YOWZA! sans the wife and 2 kids.

This plan? It's pure evil. It only rewards single people. BOOOOOOOO!!!!
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Maybe I'll get one of these... http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1200703080130
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That reminds me. I should file my personal return ASAP. I sent an IRS extension voucher earlier in the month.
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