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by COWman
Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: quotes
Replies: 82
Views: 28094

Favorite Quote

The hardest step any woman will take, will be that first one, when she rises to her feet, against all the protests of her inter-self, and proceeds to do NOW, not tomorrow, or in the Spring or in the Fall, but NOW, that which she knows she ought to do. For if a women lacks the courage to act now, she...
by COWman
Sat Nov 28, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: The Finder Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 3300

Another reason

Sometimes I come to the forum just to spout off. Like today: Why does Wilfy think people of MN will buy him a new stadium? Is he nuts, or what. How can someone so stupid have so much money? It goes to show you Julia Child was right when she said: “See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a...
by COWman
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:17 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: In and Out
Replies: 2
Views: 1835

I/O

Took a Bonsai 2 day class. What a fine ancient art form. Now have 3 trees, 2 of them wired. Just discovered Regina Spektor. "The Calculation" is sooo cool. "Make a computer out of macaroni pieces, which did our thinking while we lived our life." Biking. It's in the garage for the Winter. Bought Phot...
by COWman
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: The Finder Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 3300

Come to the Forum

I come to the forum to get new ideas. To see how creative some people are with their questions and comments. Sometimes I marvel at the length some people will go to get their point across.
by COWman
Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:27 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: How's Them Apples?
Replies: 1
Views: 1107

Apples

My favorite apple is the new Tango from the U of M. It EVEN beats the Honeycrisp, which is the father (or mother) of the Tango. The bad news is that they are all gone for this year.
Sad.
by COWman
Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Thinking About Your Own Business?
Replies: 1
Views: 1082

Starting a Business

Yes, I thought about it a lot, finally did it. Ran it for 5 years. It was a bleeding edge technology company. I took a lot of risks. Ended up running up big debt trying to grow to fast, ended up turning out the lights and filing for bankruptcy. Glad I did though. Just starting a new one now, as an i...
by COWman
Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Read any good books lately?
Replies: 9
Views: 3438

A good book for many

I'm half way thru "Anger Management for Dummies". I didn't think I needed to read it, but the more I read, the happier I am that I'm reading it. It's helped a lot. However, from what I know of dorajar, you don't need it.
by COWman
Sat Jul 18, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Dogs
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Dogs

Would you bring you gold fish? Or your hamster?
by COWman
Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:47 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Dogs
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Dogs

Why do people bring their dogs to the Farmers Market? Especially when there are signs that say "No Dogs Allowed"? Do they think other people will like it? Do they think the dog will like it? Or is it they just can't read? Some people's children......
by COWman
Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Podcasts
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

Great idea

I'm going to download a few Bill Maher podcasts, just for "stand in line" humor. Thanks for the idea.
by COWman
Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: slip sliding away
Replies: 4
Views: 1410

On the Road Again

A Road Trip to Michigan.
by COWman
Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: quotes
Replies: 82
Views: 28094

From "Bucket List"

"I've learn a few lessons growing older. Never waist a hard-on, Never stray to far from the bathroom, and Never trust a fart." jack nicholson
by COWman
Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: China riots
Replies: 2
Views: 1204

I mean, why do the police...
by COWman
Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: China riots
Replies: 2
Views: 1204

China riots

Why to the police in China have vests on that say "Police" in English? What am I missing here?
by COWman
Thu Jul 02, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Holiday weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 1532

This Weekend

Work on my app, go to the arboretum, garden, read, work in the yard, and take a nap.
by COWman
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:58 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: What's good?
Replies: 7
Views: 1930

Breakfast

Breakfast on Sat and Sunday mornings with a whole day to look forward to.
by COWman
Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Question of the day
Replies: 2
Views: 1602

Question of the day

Where is the question of the day?? There has to be one, or why get out of bed?
by COWman
Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:23 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Regional linguistics
Replies: 4
Views: 1401

Detroit

I've always like the Detroit phrase"
Screw him before he screws you.
by COWman
Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Healt Care
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Limp Dick

Now you've got it! Especially if it's "Level 6".
by COWman
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Healt Care
Replies: 4
Views: 984

The first thing they have to do is get the pill industry to change the name of the pills to "Blood Pressure A", "Blood Pressure B", etc. rather than Oxzcinopil, Proxziconophab, etc. That is set one!
by COWman
Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:27 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Healt Care
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Healt Care

How are we going to have people be responsible for their own health care? Most people can't ever pronounce the name of the drugs they are taking, let alone, how they work, what they do and don't interact with, or what the side effects are? I was just in Wash. DC and rode my bike past the American Ph...
by COWman
Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Greatest President
Replies: 5
Views: 1448

Ronald Duck?

Are you kidding?
Reagan economics is what got us into this mess. "Free markets can manage themselves".
"Debt doesn't matter". "Government is the problem". Why is everyone now going to the government for a solution ... the banks, car companies, etc.

Clinton screw up least of the modern Prez's.
by COWman
Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: What would you like to see go away?
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

Also

People who express a (political) opinion with no knowledge of the subject
Violators of children
Rich people who are undeserving
reality tv
political (and other) commercials
dirty bathrooms
monster trucks on the highway
mothers of noisey kids in the library
arrogant bosses
by COWman
Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Indebted
Replies: 1
Views: 794

My daughter

I owe my daughter an apology for missing her lastest play.
by COWman
Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:04 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: What would you like to see go away?
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

What would you like to see go away?

The first obviously answer is:
Fat Ass Rush Limbaugh!
Yesterday he was bitching because Obama is going to use the bible of Lincoln at his swearing in.
by COWman
Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:59 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: persevere
Replies: 7
Views: 1676

Don't fight it

I'm going to Florida. Period. I don't believe in fighting Mother Nature.
by COWman
Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:56 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: What Will You Miss?
Replies: 6
Views: 1445

Honey Bees

The biggest impact will eventually be the Bees.
by COWman
Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Plugged In
Replies: 6
Views: 1616

I would like to comment, but I have to go check my e-mail.
by COWman
Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Thank you
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

I am grateful for a wonderful family and great health and having my investments in CASH!
by COWman
Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Eccentric
Replies: 4
Views: 1194

I met qualify!
by COWman
Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Eccentric
Replies: 4
Views: 1194

Eccentric

After I crossed the bridge, I think I quality!
by COWman
Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Qualities
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Qualities

Knowledgeable
Confident
Honest
Adds value
Caring
by COWman
Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: How much is your monthly Cell Phone bill?
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

How much is your monthly Cell Phone bill?

My guess is the average is $60. Can we hear from you, Please!
by COWman
Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: quotes
Replies: 82
Views: 28094

My Favorite Quote

If at first you don't succeed, Fu* it!
by COWman
Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:47 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Google it....
Replies: 1
Views: 720

Google it....

How many times a day do you use Google? How many times a day SHOULD you use Google?
Why don't you use it more?
by COWman
Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Boo!
Replies: 3
Views: 842

Boo

I'm going to put on my make of an old Italian Pizza maker and go to the U of M Arboretum in Chaska. It's free admission today if you wear a customer. The walk around the 3 mile walkway is terrific.
by COWman
Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:11 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Retirement Savings
Replies: 38
Views: 7329

The Stock Market ... my favorite subject. If individual stocks is your game, which I swore off of three years ago, (Which might be right for you) then I would suggest you start subscribing to Investors Business Daily and follow their rules RELIGIOUSLY. There are about 20 rules. Start to memorize the...
by COWman
Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Retirement Savings
Replies: 38
Views: 7329

Your Attention Please

Now Dora, you need to know about going "short". Basically, it a strategy of making money when your stock (market index, ETF, etc.) goes down.

Today I was short and had my best day in four YEARS.

cheers!
by COWman
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Devil Or Deep Blue Sea?
Replies: 1
Views: 818

I can't say I like your choices. I would hope that the primaries would sort out both of your choices.
by COWman
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Retirement Savings
Replies: 38
Views: 7329

Dorajar, it looks like you are starting to think like an investor. Congrats.
by COWman
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:11 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Retirement Savings
Replies: 38
Views: 7329

Talk about Blood in the Streets ......
by COWman
Fri Oct 03, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Retirement Savings
Replies: 38
Views: 7329

Ladies and Gentlemen, It appears that this is a lively discussion. I love the fact that dora is getting a financial education for free (almost). Most people rely on a "professional" financial planner from Ameriprise, Fidelity, Charles Schwab, etc. to make or help them make financial decisions. Dora ...
by COWman
Thu Oct 02, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Retirement Savings
Replies: 38
Views: 7329

I agree with dora. Most financial people believe the bail out will NOT solve the credit crises. It's like bailing water out of a boat with a hole in it. This will help bail, but will not fix the hole. Thrice, you seem to think this is a NORMAL downturn. Wrong. This one could be Worse than the '29 cr...
by COWman
Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:55 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Mumbo Jumbo
Replies: 2
Views: 841

I've been to a tarot card reading about 4 times with the same guy. I was amazed at the few things he got right, but not enough for me to go back. I would say I'm not a beleiver. But hey, when things are really bad, it might be good theopy for the moment.
by COWman
Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: flip flops
Replies: 8
Views: 1273

Of course your feet hurt wearing flip-flops all day.... no arch support, or heel backing, curled toes.
Why don't you spend a buck and "upgrade" to Crocks? Forget the socks however!
by COWman
Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Dabble
Replies: 2
Views: 952

President of the United States, for sure. But only after Jan. 20, 2009. Then I could fly on Air Force one, and call my Attorney General and have him prosecute the previous President for taking this country to an unjustified war that killed thousands of people, that helped ruin the economy. Then I'd ...
by COWman
Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Restraint
Replies: 4
Views: 926

dorajar ... Dale would say ....

"30 minutes behind our scheduled time, YOU must be in a great mood to hear yet another actor who might waste your time"? Folders by Monday? "Mary, it take me to the last minute, but I'll get it done Mary". "What if I get it done early, should I call you on Sunday?" "Mary". HOBBIT ... Get creative. W...
by COWman
Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Restraint
Replies: 4
Views: 926

Restraint

Dorajar, it sounds like either you need a vacation or you are not dealing with the right people. Maybe you are attracting the wrath of others. Are you practicing your Dale Carnegie rules??
by COWman
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Gray is sexy!
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

Gray is great.

As a husband of a premature grey haired wife, and a father of a premature grey haired daughter, I think grey is Great. Don't mess with Mother Nature!
------ a balding husband and dad.
by COWman
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Christian Right: Kill All Muslims
Replies: 4
Views: 2689

Change Religions

I saw on the national news last night that record numbers of people are changing religions once they become adults. What great news. I think everyone ought to try on another religion every 5 years. Maybe we would have a little more understanding. That's if you need a religion. Some of us do just fin...
by COWman
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Arts & Culture
Topic: Adventures in Mating
Replies: 2
Views: 1073

What Everyone is Thinking

I saw the play last Monday night and was delighted with the humor of it all. I can't remember any of my dates ever going "this smooth".
by COWman
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Excuses
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Great Excuse

Did you hear what Bushie said today at an event to honor a sports team? One of the players did show up and Bushie said, "It looks like his Grand Mother died again".
by COWman
Tue May 22, 2007 8:46 am
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: New Nordeast Lunds
Replies: 12
Views: 2962

John Wayne

LOL, dorajar, I never thought of John Wayne is such graphic terms before. I'll never eat beef again.
by COWman
Mon May 21, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: New Nordeast Lunds
Replies: 12
Views: 2962

You're not so well rounded, dorajar

You didn't mention the BEEF. I think you are a beef-basher but to afraid to say so.
Some of us really like BEEF, not that sissie food, sushi. Come on, it's BEEF. It's what's for dinner.
Can you picture John Wayne sitting around the camp fire eating sushi? Get real.
by COWman
Thu Apr 05, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Lasik Eye Surgery
Replies: 16
Views: 3333

Dora, I agree with WhatsUp. If it was guaranteed that would be one thing, but it's not. What are the affects 5, 10, 20 years down the line?
Here is an idea:
Just get one done and see how it goes!
Cheers.
by COWman
Thu Apr 05, 2007 4:02 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: The Migrant's Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 1739

Thrice, I volunteer at the women's prison in Shakopee. It blows me away the number of women in for drug abuse. In the old days, money was the root of all evil. Now it's drugs. I think we need to hang a few drug dealers in the town square. THAT'S the war we have to win. Not the so called war on terro...
by COWman
Tue Apr 03, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Lasik Eye Surgery
Replies: 16
Views: 3333

Dora, I've seen you in your glasses and you are definitely not homely! The bad thing about getting the surgery is that it may never end. After it works (assuming) are you going to want a nose job, a boob job, or three tatoots? You were dealt the cards you have in your hand. Deal with it!
by COWman
Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: The Migrant's Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 1739

That said, now what's a realistic solution??
by COWman
Mon Apr 02, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: The Migrant's Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 1739

Thrice and LadyM, You have the history of Detroit correct. I am a native Detroiter (when it used to be "The Big D"), who moved here 30 years ago with my job with Control Data. I was at Michigan State University during the riots of '67 and remember them well. Very scary times. I wish I had two hours ...