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Haskell_Hunter last won the day on December 16 2017

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  1. Haskell_Hunter

    Need a Prayer

    Prayers sent. You'll feel a million times better after the procedure, and it will go better than expected.
  2. Haskell_Hunter

    Rock, Ribs, and Ridges Festival 2018

    You just don't know how to have fun!
  3. Haskell_Hunter

    Rock, Ribs, and Ridges Festival 2018

    Anyone going this year? I'll be there on Saturday. Been attending the last 3-4 years, and it gets better every year. Tickets are still available! June 23-24 Sussex County Fairgrounds https://www.rockribsandridges.com
  4. Haskell_Hunter

    Canoe float trip

    Rusty has a trip he does in the late summer but upstream between PA and NY, ends at Port Jervis. Some choppy water, but nothing you can't navigate around.
  5. Haskell_Hunter

    July 4th is now racial!

    Yo, check your white male privilege at the door, homie!
  6. Haskell_Hunter

    Bunny v. Fox v. Eagle

    Nature is crazy, but always remember not to f--- with eagles.
  7. Haskell_Hunter

    Andover Hunt and Fish

    I just miss you guys when I ride my motorcycle up 517. I'll have to make that left onto Main Street and stop in this summer.
  8. Haskell_Hunter

    Cougar Sighting In PA ??!!

    I was hoping for the name and address of a bar somewhere in this thread. But alas...
  9. Haskell_Hunter

    SD Card Reader Just Died !!!

    I have all iOS devices, so I can only recommend the Apple-branded gear. However, if I was forced to use other Chinese-made products, I'd get one of these: https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=11595 It's cheap. $8. Get two and throw one in your hunting bag and the other in the glove compartment. The Insignia stuff is cheap and not well-made. I bought a bunch of their branded stuff with mostly good results. However, it won't last. Honestly for this kind of thing, it's going to be hit or miss. But spending more than $10 on a replacement would be too expensive based on what I've seen in the market.
  10. Haskell_Hunter

    Which would you rather have.......??

    I love working. Loved working as a kid and earning money. If there was a way to make more money when I was a kid, I'd be all over it like flies on shit. "I'll sleep when I'm dead." --Warren Zevon
  11. Haskell_Hunter

    Which would you rather have.......??

    Sometimes it takes the parents to get things moving along. When my daughter was born, she did some baby modeling for Babies 'R Us. My wife and I had a lot of friends who worked there, so they asked us if she would model some stuff. She only made maybe $1000 when all was said and done. My tax accountant told me that a minor child who earns money can open an IRA and have their parents match dollar-for-dollar. So before she was 1-year-old she had a Roth IRA opened with a $1200 initial deposit. That money is now work about $3K, and when she turns retirement age (or 65) that initial investment will be worth about $250K with no additional contributions. When she gets her first job the rule will be: 10% into your IRA, 40% into savings, and the rest you can spend on popcorn and bubblegum. Any money the kids got as cash, they got to keep. Any money that came in as a check was deposited in their savings accounts. I ask my college sophomores if they have an IRA. Nearly all of them do not. Then I go through the finances of how much money they'll need at retirement (you need $3M today to retire at about $100K/year in interest income; today's students may need 3x-4x that amount to retire in 45 years). A few students open IRAs after that lecture because they get the point. If you can teach a young teenager about finance when they start working, you'll help them establish a solid, disciplined way to manage money that'll have the foresight of early retirement savings (and savings in general). We do a very poor job of teaching our children about finance. I think that's the reason for a lot of the financial bullshit that happens in the economy. A little education goes a long way.
  12. Haskell_Hunter

    Which would you rather have.......??

    There is something known as the time value of money. (https://www.investopedia.com/terms/t/timevalueofmoney.asp) If you spend most of your early life earning money, that money will accumulate and generate more money for you (interest). My dad once told me that I should earn and save enough so that my money starts working for me, and I don't have to work for my money. I've had years when I've had a ton of time and no money. That sucks. And it's worse than having a ton of money and no time. You can accrue money, but you cannot accrue time. And you cannot live without money.
  13. Haskell_Hunter

    What is it?

    Looks like a bug.