Paranoid

Oct 26, 2008
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My wife and I were at Target this weekend and decided to check out a GPS navigation system they had on sale. After trying to find them in electronics, we are directed back to the massive and glorious automotive section. We get back to automotive. Sure enough, several GPS units are on display. Sort of. […]

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Which is better – Roth or 401K?

Oct 24, 2008
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First, the disclaimer. The Soap Boxers (SB) is not a tax professional. While SB makes every effort to provide accurate information, SB is not liable for damages that occur from use of the information. This information is only intended as a “jumping off point”. You should perform your own research or consult your tax professional before deciding […]

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Hanging Chads

Oct 23, 2008
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Chad Ocho Cinco (nee Johnson) will wear the name “Johnson” on his jersey throughout the 2008 season and will switch to Ocho Cinco in 2009. At issue is Rebook’s investment in Johnson jersey. Had Chad switched names on his jersey, he would have needed to reimburse Rebook for the cost of the worthless Johnson jerseys. […]

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Star Trek madness

Oct 23, 2008
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Captain Kirk is mad at Sulu for not being invited to Sulu’s wedding. Sulu says that Kirk was invited, but didn’t RSVP. Seriously, people, let’s not get upset about this. Obviously, the invitation got lost in the mail. Don’t let the USPS break up your friendship. http://www.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/10/23/william.shatner.takei.ap/index.html

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Coors Field Hangover

Oct 20, 2008
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As many of you know, I have been trying to determine if the Rockies have a significantly different LD rate at home vs. road. To me, this would indicate a Coors Hangover with breaking balls (they would break more sharply on the road, and the Rockies would need to adjust for that after seeing flat […]

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Baseball Free agent Compensation

Oct 16, 2008
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Major league baseball uses the Elias Bureau’s ratings to determine type A and type B free agents. (If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you should probably just skip this post). The components of the rankings are supposed to be secret, but they’re really not. In fact, one blogger – Eddie Bajek at […]

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How to get a newspaper delivered for free

Oct 15, 2008
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We are former subscribers of a local newspaper. The paper is so-so. The comics are solid, the sports section is pretty lackluster. Ever since we started subscribing, we have been fighting a carrier issue. The carrier launches the paper toward our front steps with an accuracy that would remind you of a young Mitch Williams. […]

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