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by silentfaith
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: First Visit to Keys and Marathon, FL
Replies: 9
Views: 643

Re: First Visit to Keys and Marathon, FL

Marathon winter resident until my boat burned 3 weeks ago. great food,, burdines burgers and fries for 8bucks the best,,lazydays happy hour wings and beer 6bucks the best,,,steak and lobster house the best happy hour which starts a 11am (sit at the bar) tuna tartar 8bucks and a large plate of big fr...
by silentfaith
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Thicker/Flatter Dental Floss or Tape?
Replies: 34
Views: 2263

Re: Thicker/Flatter Dental Floss or Tape?

go to a fishing tackle shop and get the waxed sewing string,it is thicker and the same as floss.
by silentfaith
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: South Florida real estate question
Replies: 10
Views: 754

Re: South Florida real estate question

Not in that part of the state, way too crowded. Think about Lantana Beach area or Boynton Beach.
by silentfaith
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to get cash from 100lbs of coin change?
Replies: 33
Views: 2828

How to get cash from 100lbs of coin change?

Is there a place to take all this change and get cash back?
by silentfaith
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to reach Mellon Bank forecloseure dept.
Replies: 1
Views: 281

How to reach Mellon Bank forecloseure dept.

A New York friend who is in the know on how to actually get a hold of the decision maker on the sale of their home holdings at Mellon Bank, he bought a home in Florida for pennys on the dollar just by calling the right person there, I lost contact of him and wonder if someone might know a phone numb...
by silentfaith
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: chevy's new S10 small pickup truck
Replies: 5
Views: 806

chevy's new S10 small pickup truck

I would like to buy this truck but not available in the u.s. Anyone know if there is a way order the truck from somewhere else?
by silentfaith
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is $300 about right for att & xfinity
Replies: 17
Views: 1107

Is $300 about right for att & xfinity

I have att for 2 cell phones with internet and xfinity (their middle contract) that gives us STARS only and internet for the house plus netflix which is added to my xfinity bill. The bill each month is almost $300 and wondering if this is about right with you folks?
by silentfaith
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Home Depot and Lowe's product reviews
Replies: 25
Views: 3282

Re: Home Depot and Lowe's product reviews

Good Lord, what ever you do if you need a air conditioner do not use home depot contractors. I got a quote from them and they wanted $7,350.00 for a 18k btu mini split for a small room i have. had a local a/c guy do it for $1800. a rip off to the highest degree.
by silentfaith
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: reserving uber a week ahead
Replies: 9
Views: 1102

reserving uber a week ahead

Is it possible to arrange a very early pickup on a sunday with uber days in advance to the airport?
by silentfaith
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Car accident - questions (both financial and otherwise)
Replies: 15
Views: 1295

Re: Car accident - questions (both financial and otherwise)

can i buy your roof rack bars? 2015 rav4 model.....and don't worry it is all in your insurance hands now. you may not hear a word about again.
by silentfaith
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: how is Home Depot's contractor service (for a water heater)?
Replies: 53
Views: 4882

Re: how is Home Depot's contractor service (for a water heater)?

Don't use Home Depot for contractor work, it is becoming a scam. I got a bid for a mini split a/c from a hd contracror for $7300.00 I almost fell over. Ended up with a local a/c for $1900.00.
by silentfaith
Tue May 28, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: TV Speakers/sound bar/bose wave
Replies: 20
Views: 1918

TV Speakers/sound bar/bose wave

I know you can improve the sound on tv's and there are a number of sound bars available to hook up. I wonder if a bose wave cd/radio is just as good as a $200 sound bar? I have the bose and hooked it to my tv through the AUX jack , it sounds much better but I have to turn the tv sound way down to av...
by silentfaith
Wed May 08, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Island life?
Replies: 54
Views: 7506

Re: Island life?

Gotta tell ya that living on a nice big roomy catamaran with sat tv and all the goodys that a regular home has is by far the best life style earth has to offer. We did just that for 12 years on a 8 month every year schedule, the remaining 4 months were holed up for hurricane season. We have a trawle...
by silentfaith
Wed May 08, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: life insurance
Replies: 15
Views: 1197

Re: life insurance

OP here,,,,,,didn't mention that I am 69 and wife 68, she still has a 250k policy but I have none. We owe nothing and own a 1 million home also hold a mortgage at 6% . have a rental apartment We own a trawler and cruise the florida keys most winters, our income is 6k monthly but have no savings or 4...
by silentfaith
Tue May 07, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: life insurance
Replies: 15
Views: 1197

life insurance

looking for a 25k life insurance policy to help with my checking out. We have a nice income and she won't be without but this would help with bills. Wondering if any of youall looked into these life insurance companies and who you chose. Not interested in the companies with endless advertisments but...
by silentfaith
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: another chromebook or?
Replies: 13
Views: 1486

another chromebook or?

my chromebook laptop has been great but does not do printing and it is a big hassle.
wondering about the new chromebook and if they have solved that problem.
black friday deals bring these laptops down to $100 so waiting for that.
by silentfaith
Sun May 27, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: looking for lowest cruise ship price site
Replies: 11
Views: 2073

looking for lowest cruise ship price site

i used to use cruisefish.net but doesn't update regularly for the lowest per day price for all cruise ships. anyone have a website other than the common ones that give me an edge on prices?
by silentfaith
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: I just want to invest 200k and get 3%
Replies: 20
Views: 5984

I just want to invest 200k and get 3%

Is it possible today? have 200k sitting in bank and want to find a place to get 3% on it.
any ideas?
by silentfaith
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Visiting the Great Barrier Reef
Replies: 20
Views: 1834

Re: Visiting the Great Barrier Reef

Yes, did the exact same trip as the o poster and was not impressed with the 50 miles of 5ft. seas to and from reef station. the threat of box jellyfish (a killer) was in the back of my mind the whole time and have to say the bahamas diving is breathtaking like the gbr when we used to liveaboard and ...
by silentfaith
Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: just in case you want to move to florida.
Replies: 4
Views: 1713

Re: just in case you want to move to florida.

way too crowded and traffic nightmare.
by silentfaith
Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: just in case you want to move to florida.
Replies: 4
Views: 1713

just in case you want to move to florida.

i am a floridian my whole life. never lived on florida's west coast but all along the east coast from key west to jax. the two best places to move to in florida are sarasota area west coast and stuart/jupiter east coast. the east coast is a degree or two cooler because of the trade winds. now these ...
by silentfaith
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: which IPAD?
Replies: 48
Views: 6261

Re: which IPAD?

for any of you that have upgraded and not using your old ipad, i need one. i am a disabled vet and qualify for (captioncall) which is free from our gov.for me but they tell me i need a ipad air with cell to make phone calls. i will buy it but plz make it a good deal.
by silentfaith
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: xfinity box with netflix
Replies: 3
Views: 846

xfinity box with netflix

i have two boxes that give me hd in my home, the rest are just standard. i want to take these two boxes to the comcast location near me.
should i also bring the remotes? does anyone know of the additional cost for netflix on the two new boxes?
by silentfaith
Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: trying to join MR. MONEYMUSTACHE forum
Replies: 7
Views: 3385

trying to join MR. MONEYMUSTACHE forum

i am trying to register for this forum,,, call me stupid but there are two questions i have to answer in order to register, i do not know what to do or how to find the answers. can anyone help me figure this out or anyone on this forum? thanks, craig silentfaith1@gmail.com
by silentfaith
Wed May 17, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Keep paying for AC refrigerant when tech cannot find a leak
Replies: 20
Views: 2852

Re: Keep paying for AC refrigerant when tech cannot find a leak

buy a bottle of r410a on ebay and a small valve all for about 100 doit yourself will last for years.
by silentfaith
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: In-N-Out Burger - Best Chain Fast Food Burger Joint?
Replies: 157
Views: 25507

Re: In-N-Out Burger - Best Chain Fast Food Burger Joint?

we in or area of florida do not have good burger joints. mcdonnalds, checkers, burger king all actually make me sick the rest of the day after i eat there so i quit eating there and go to chick filet.
by silentfaith
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: best type boat for FL Keys - need help from conchs
Replies: 13
Views: 4185

Re: best type boat for FL Keys - need help from conchs

get the key largo ,,it is wide and strong.
by silentfaith
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Verizon to Cricket or StraightTalk
Replies: 70
Views: 8773

Re: Verizon to Cricket or StraightTalk

so how do you get cricket? att store says they do not have it. also i call the bahamas from florida everyday will cricket do that?
by silentfaith
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: sue renters
Replies: 12
Views: 2697

Re: sue renters

we did not get a deposit because we rented to a company that rents high end homes for rehab clients,,,they only sleep there. and the deal was a 17,000 non refundable down for a year as an option to buy it. the year has passed and the money is ours now, they rented another year and it is coming to an...
by silentfaith
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: sue renters
Replies: 12
Views: 2697

sue renters

can you sue renters that leave several things broken that the lease says they have to maintain when their is no deposit but the lease is clear they must fix?
by silentfaith
Sat Dec 17, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Shopping for a Replacement Roof bc of Hail Damage
Replies: 17
Views: 2040

Re: Shopping for a Replacement Roof bc of Hail Damage

when hail dents a metal roof, even if it is barely visible what happens is over years rust will form around the dent thus the reason for a new roof.....if you have the 5 v crimp tin roof go with the new standing j tin. it is better looking and is just a tad thicker and cost the same.
by silentfaith
Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Road Scholar trip to Cuba - Need practical advice
Replies: 21
Views: 3170

Re: Road Scholar trip to Cuba - Need practical advice

both bring a back pack filled with giveaways for the kids in the small schools, pencils, paper, pain relief, give each teacher a supply. hire a english speaking driver and go inland to the small towns and stop at the schools. they have nothing.
by silentfaith
Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:01 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Retirees: What are your passions?
Replies: 56
Views: 9796

Re: Retirees: What are your passions?

wow, nobody likes boating? taking my trawler for 5 months every year to the bahamas or the keys and we like to walk empty beaches collecting driftwood for art projects the other 7 months. fishing and spearing for our dinners.
by silentfaith
Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: coast guard academy or maritime academy?
Replies: 9
Views: 1558

coast guard academy or maritime academy?

i know it is harder to enter the maritime academy but daughter has the smarts. looking past the service time which school has the better resume for high paying jobs?
by silentfaith
Mon Sep 26, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anybody here make 70K or under
Replies: 30
Views: 7400

Re: Anybody here make 70K or under

I make under 70k, under 60k and under 50k a year. hope this helps your survey.
by silentfaith
Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: yahoo class action email suit
Replies: 13
Views: 1661

yahoo class action email suit

how would someone join a class action suit against yahoo for neglect of our email account?
by silentfaith
Tue Sep 13, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: tv tech help plz.
Replies: 1
Views: 338

tv tech help plz.

new sony smart tv new western digital with small hard drive to store 200 movies and some of the movies have no sound ,it says this video contains dts audio which can't be played by the wd tv play setup digital passthrough to a dts capable receiver if you wish to hear audio. ......any help on what to...
by silentfaith
Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: want to leave comcast but keep my email?
Replies: 17
Views: 11072

want to leave comcast but keep my email?

is there a way to drop comcast internet service and still keep my comcast.net email? i have had it for a very long time and would be difficult to change.
by silentfaith
Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How Does Your money Make Money?
Replies: 43
Views: 6858

Re: How Does Your money Make Money?

i do not have one nickle in the market, to me it is like giving money to a gang of thief's. instead we are real estate investors. what i like the most is holding the mortgage, we rent and we flip. it is hard sometimes but i am in control.
by silentfaith
Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: what is the secret about mellon bank forcloseours?
Replies: 0
Views: 754

what is the secret about mellon bank forcloseours?

mellon bank has thousands of properties they own due to forcloseours but it is very difficult finding these properties and trying to buy them.
is there a way to contact a rep. from mellon bank? the house next door to me was bought from mellon directly.
by silentfaith
Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: td bank adv. for 3% equity loan so we appied
Replies: 2
Views: 396

td bank adv. for 3% equity loan so we appied

we were turned down for 400k ....we have perfect credit, own 3 homes outright worth 1.5m, income over 5k a month. [OT comment removed by moderator prudent]
anyone have any ideas where to go for a 3% home equity loan? plz. do not mention bank of america or worst bank of america.
by silentfaith
Sun May 29, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: DirecTV customers -- be vigilant
Replies: 12
Views: 2448

Re: DirecTV customers -- be vigilant

are you sure it is just a mistake? wouldn't amaze me that it is a sneaky way to scam customers from these companies.
by silentfaith
Tue May 03, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: cruise ship prices rising.
Replies: 5
Views: 1296

cruise ship prices rising.

noticed this last year that all cruise lines have increased prices. i always try to find my best price without using a travel agent
as there are many websites with deals, but the old deals even last minute deals have gone up by a hundred plus. damm.
by silentfaith
Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Off to Australia - need advice
Replies: 57
Views: 5891

Re: Off to Australia - need advice

skip australia and go to tasmainia , rent a motor home and enjoy the sites.
by silentfaith
Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:18 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Best Value TV purchase
Replies: 38
Views: 4627

Re: Best Value TV purchase

i have been waiting for a 37' lcd tv that has to be thin,,,,hoping one will come out that is less than 2'' thick, no luck yet.
by silentfaith
Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bogleheads: Share how you like to vacation
Replies: 113
Views: 13812

Re: Bogleheads: Share how you like to vacation

Taking my trawler to the bahamas for 6 months every year where you can fish and dive in crystal clear warm water and eat fresh fish and lobster any time and enjoying georgeous sunsets with a glass of wine every eve. anchored out in a calm lagoon. Now folks, i think i have you all beat.
by silentfaith
Tue Oct 06, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Satellite Phones
Replies: 6
Views: 825

Re: Satellite Phones

i have one for sale cheap,,,it is a motorola 95?? has all options and worked fine last time i used it 6 years ago....pm me if intrest 300
by silentfaith
Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Here is my AM Internet reading routine
Replies: 13
Views: 2432

Here is my AM Internet reading routine

Bogleheads issues, tug lounge, lifehacker tips, and need a few more worthwhile suggestions for us wise folks so, if you don't mind please add some good sites. kindly.
by silentfaith
Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:58 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Relocating from Washington DC to Palm Beach County, Florida - any guidance/general thoughts?
Replies: 11
Views: 1849

Re: Relocating from Washington DC to Palm Beach County, Florida - any guidance/general thoughts?

I have lived from jacksonville to key west and many cities in between and can honestly tell you that the two best places to live in south florida are stuart on the east coast and sarasota on the west coast,,stuart edges out a bit because it is a degree or two cooler in the summer due to sea breeze. ...
by silentfaith
Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: 50k to invest , want highest interest rate
Replies: 3
Views: 1169

50k to invest , want highest interest rate

Not one nickle in any market but a mortgage i am holding is coming due so i would like to find a cd or equivlant
with a 2 to 4% rate until i find another flip.