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by yockee
Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: An Olympic moment to remember!
Replies: 15
Views: 4568

An Olympic moment to remember!

I agree, it was a great moment. Another moment was when the Brazil Womens Volleyball Team told the USA Women's team that they were ready to take the court for practice. Brazil had it reserved and the USA duo was running a few moments long on practice...well USA vacated the practice court as demanded...
by yockee
Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Prius brake problems
Replies: 23
Views: 14494

Prius brake problems

Has anyone who has a Prius or if you read Hybrid forums heard if the brake problem on the Prius is going to be fixed...what problem you ask. Just visit any hybrid/Prius forum and its there. Well with no warning when you are in traffic say 25 MPH and press on the brake pedal the car won't stop. Repor...
by yockee
Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:59 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Cutting fuel expense
Replies: 2
Views: 1306

Cutting fuel expense

My employeer participates in a mandated ride sharing plan and provide free tickets to ride the STL Metrolink train/buses...I drive my car around work, to the gym, to meetings. tank of gas on my 1989 2.5 liter celebrity lasts about one month.

yock
by yockee
Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:52 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What was your dumbest purchase ever?
Replies: 43
Views: 9251

What was your dumbest purchase ever?

I have to agree with MoneyHoney...Brinker and his QQQ call...of course like Jim Cramer says "Hogs get slaughtered". Granted I did learn a bunch from ole BB. Great way to pass the time when cleaning up the garage on Saturday, listening to "The Starship Captain". The dumbest thing though was actually ...
by yockee
Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: What is the best short term bond fund to be in ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2258

What is the best short term bond fund to be in ?

And if its in a taxable account?

YH
by yockee
Mon Feb 18, 2008 1:07 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: checking account interest - where? how?
Replies: 33
Views: 9234

checking account interest - where? how?

Very informative about parking extra living expenses...I tried find a place that gives free checks. Recently went to USAA just to find they pay very little interest. After I ordered a bunch of checks, I realized they pay .01%, ever since been looking for another place. We really credit card everythi...
by yockee
Thu Feb 07, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: OT: Whats the oldest thing you own?
Replies: 57
Views: 11524

Whats the oldest thing you own?

Not really old, but unique. some 2 dollar bills

Yock
by yockee
Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:05 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Buying a Laptop - Help!
Replies: 92
Views: 25350

Buying a Laptop - Help!

A few comments have talked about MAC's not needing Virus/Spyware prevention programs cause they do not get them. Can anyone tell me how that is. I Googled Mac - Virus/Spyware and the best I can find is MAC's don't use Active X or DLL's.

Yock
by yockee
Sat Sep 01, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What Kind of Car Do You Drive and Why?
Replies: 100
Views: 33107

My newest car is a 1997 Plymouth Breeze...great lil car, if I can keep the aluminum head from cracking. Working on the second head. Bought from Shreveport Dodge in 98 with 15K on it. Got 92K now. Actually I got 38MPG on last trip, and thats with the cracked head. 1989 Chevy Celebrity daily driver 2....