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Forum: Foo 11-02-11, 07:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,947
Posted By Jerseysbest
Is the 3 months of salary for an engagment ring rule pretax or after tax?

Cause I just got a new job and jeesh, three months salary pretax for a ring is nuts!
Forum: Touring 10-11-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jerseysbest
Bib and jersey for anything over 10 miles, and I...

Bib and jersey for anything over 10 miles, and I keep a small pair of mesh shorts in an easily accessible pocket for walking around.

Some people are fine wearing whatever for 100 miles plus. But,...
Forum: Foo 10-11-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Jerseysbest
I've been an instant-only netflix subscriber for...

I've been an instant-only netflix subscriber for a while now, was always too lazy to check my mailbox and make a que.

I use it mostly for tv shows, mostly cause its a short something to fall...
Forum: Touring 09-29-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By Jerseysbest
I don't like the Nashbar fork at all. Guess you...

I don't like the Nashbar fork at all. Guess you don't see too many AL forks for a reason. But the frame is fine. All though one of the brake cable stops on the down tube was sort of shallow and I...
Forum: Foo 09-28-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,452
Posted By Jerseysbest
I need to introduce you to the "off" button haha....

I need to introduce you to the "off" button haha. Or the silent mode, or the "ignore call" feature.
Forum: Foo 09-28-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By Jerseysbest
Ha, if it gets so bad that I need my nest egg,...

Ha, if it gets so bad that I need my nest egg, it'll probably have lost its value, haha. Time to buy physical gold?
Forum: Foo 09-28-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By Jerseysbest
Well good news/bad news. I was just offered a new...

Well good news/bad news. I was just offered a new position with someone else, and its something I can't turn down for a variety of reasons, money surprisingly not being one (it is more than I make...
Forum: Foo 09-27-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By Jerseysbest
Hmmm all food for thought. Mayber even try...

Hmmm all food for thought.

Mayber even try to get another position within my company, get some help moving, and possibly take a "sabbatical" or sorts in a year or so.
Forum: Foo 09-27-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,452
Posted By Jerseysbest
Ha, I thought I was Luddite for taking so long to...

Ha, I thought I was Luddite for taking so long to get a smart phone.

I could live without it, but having GPS navigation, constant email access, and the ability to get in touch with anyone almost...
Forum: Foo 09-23-11, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By Jerseysbest
No, but when mounted in the dash board holder...

No, but when mounted in the dash board holder thing, my droid 2 can take pretty good video of me driving. I think you can even stream it online if you really want.
Forum: Foo 09-22-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By Jerseysbest
I'm actually already really considering the...

I'm actually already really considering the Denver/Boulder area. Biggest factor is probably cheap rent, followed closely by a decent metro area, outdoor activities (ie biking, hiking) and weather...
Forum: Foo 09-22-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By Jerseysbest
New city to relocate to?

I'm sorta looking to take a break from working full time as a "professional". I like my job and make okay money but eh, kinda over the same ole 9-5... I have decent chunk of change saved up (100k) so...
Forum: Foo 07-18-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By Jerseysbest
ha, ran over my GF's laptop a few weeks ago,...

ha, ran over my GF's laptop a few weeks ago, breaking the screen. it was less than a year old, so i bought a replacement screen online and replaced it for her.
Forum: Foo 11-26-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Jerseysbest
Use vacation time or unpaid time off?

I'm under the impression I can use "unpaid time off" option instead of my vacation time when I gone from work. I'm not exactly hurting for money, so would it be be better to use the unpaid time off,...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,924
Posted By Jerseysbest
I'd say, for the most, very considerate. Almost...

I'd say, for the most, very considerate. Almost too nice.

Just like with cyclists, it takes that one a hole driving to ruin it. Someone cutting you off, pulling out in front of you, and any other...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-10, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By Jerseysbest
I usually travel with a cheaper helmet, so its...

I usually travel with a cheaper helmet, so its usually strapped to my carry on unless I'm also checking my bike and not wanting them to know its a bike...

Or, depending on the bike, my helmet fits...
Forum: Foo 05-10-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 688
Posted By Jerseysbest
Eh, I worked for Sears for a summer and hated it,...

Eh, I worked for Sears for a summer and hated it, but as a customer, I've been pretty happy with them. Sears really seems to go the extra mile with customer service, from my experience anyways. I'm...
Forum: Foo 05-10-10, 05:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,529
Posted By Jerseysbest
honestly, way more than I should. Not that I...

honestly, way more than I should. Not that I don't value myself, or think I don't work hard, but cripes, I just took a new job and the amount in the offer letter was more than doubled my salary in...
Forum: Foo 05-09-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Jerseysbest
Agreed. But according to this: ...I...

Agreed. But according to this:



...I can wait till I have an emergency? COBRA is by definition a continuation of health coverage and according to the actually gov't website, coverage begins...
Forum: Foo 05-09-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jerseysbest
After two years, take it. You park a car and...

After two years, take it. You park a car and leave it there, it'll get towed. If you leave a house abandoned, people can squat and claim possession after so many years.

To pretend a bike is...
Forum: Foo 05-09-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Jerseysbest
Cobra health coverage

I just changed jobs, and am wondering how cobra works. Last day on old job was April 30, new job May 3.

I usually don't worry about health insurance coverage (young, healthy, yadda yadda yadda)...
Forum: Foo 04-24-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,565
Posted By Jerseysbest
agreed haha, but doesn't mean you won't make any...

agreed haha, but doesn't mean you won't make any money.
Forum: Foo 04-22-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,565
Posted By Jerseysbest
Only get a "hard" degree if thats what you really...

Only get a "hard" degree if thats what you really want to do, otherwise you're wasting your time and money just like some lazy schmuck with an "easy" degree (god, schools should be fined for letting...
Forum: Foo 03-12-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 793
Posted By Jerseysbest
Tip one: Alt+Tab - switches what window is open...

Tip one: Alt+Tab - switches what window is open on your screen.

Tip two: Ctrl+Tab in Firefox or IE with tabs - switches between tabs.

Tip three: If your back faces the opening of your cube,...
Forum: Foo 02-11-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 830
Posted By Jerseysbest
Looks like I'll be joining you Johnny Lunchpails...

Looks like I'll be joining you Johnny Lunchpails tomorrow, my 6 day weekend has come to an end (http://primewriter.com/news-1246-headlines/?p=3833) with only a 2 hour delay tomorrow. At least...
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