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Forum: Other Other Topics 12-01-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 181
Posted By haakee
Re: How many 85 year olds...

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I was at bingo tonight

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WTF?
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 12-01-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 108
Posted By haakee
Re: Making an offer on a SFR

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List price or original list price? These could be worlds apart.

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Original. 72% of final list price.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 12-01-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 108
Posted By haakee
Re: Making an offer on a SFR

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(uncertain about current plummeting markets, maybe someone with MLS access in a big metro area can chime in)

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Definitely very dependent upon markets. My friend bought a...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 12-01-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 108
Posted By haakee
Re: Making an offer on a SFR

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SFR listed at $589,000

It is also listed at as a rental at $1900 a month.

Spex made a post about making offers at 50% of market value.

Desert Cat made a post about rental analysis...
Forum: EDF 11-30-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 290
Posted By haakee
Re: PDT 2/2 : Why has tipping increased?

Home equity loans?

The economy essentially has been booming for 25 years so maybe people feel a little freer with their money now. A prolonged economic downswing might cause tips to shrink again.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 107
Posted By haakee
Re: Horrible Time Pot Rule at Commerce

I have been annoyed by the Commerce time pot procedures more than once. Somehow the Bellagio manages to pull it off without any problems whereas I've witnessed several major arguments resulting from...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 98
Posted By haakee
Re: Changes to Bay Area NL games?

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I'm telling you the time charge isn't that bad at all, either. Assuming the game has no cap, this would be the best place for low limit players to play in the Bay Area. When I used to play...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 98
Posted By haakee
Re: Changes to Bay Area NL games?

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i should point out that LC also spread 10/20 PLO, then, after about 3 weeks, stopped, the brush wouldnt even admit they had spread it without me pointing out specific dates and times the...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-27-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 47
Posted By haakee
Re: Lucky Chances plus fish plus chips equals crazy delicious (TR obv)

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I don't understand how they can offer a 10-10-20 NL game but then they can only have spread limit ($200 max bet) in their 1-1-2 and 2-3-5 games?

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Try again. 2-3-5 no limit...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-26-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 93
Posted By haakee
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

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According to my compounding calculator the interest rate on 60 over 100 years that would amount to 10,000 is 5.25.


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You failed to include dividends. Until recently...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-23-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 44
Posted By haakee
Re: Company Stock Purchase Plan

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Short it in a brokerage account, 15% arbitrage.

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Either this or buying put options would be ideal but the commissions would probably be overly expensive for the small...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-16-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 33
Posted By haakee
Re: Live Feed Trip Report -- Casino Arizona Part 1 of ? [With Cliff No

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Any suggestions for the next trip?

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Go north. Turning Stone, Niagara, Toronto, Windsor/Detroit, Vancouver.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-11-2007, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 44
Posted By haakee
Re: do you have to make estimated payments on capital gains?

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Per Ray Zee, it seems the estimate is based on 100% of last year - that is probably right, it used to be a %.

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Yes, although if your income is high (north of $150K, I...
Forum: EDF 11-10-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 47
Posted By haakee
Re: What else do you click on when you have nothing to click?

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EDF is my last resort.

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Seems like that would be the case for pretty much anybody reading this thread.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-01-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 42
Posted By haakee
Re: Market Model Thingy

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I find your analysis quite ineteresting but can't quite define exactly what you mean by the bolded portion in this below quote. In other words what are you calling "the market".

[...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-30-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29
Posted By haakee
Re: You have $400k in cash, buy House with it or rent & invest

I'd rather get a tax-deductible 30-year 6% loan than pay cash, so in the US, no it wouldn't impact my decision.
Forum: EDF 10-25-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 21
Posted By haakee
Re: World Population Growth

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Proof pls.


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According to the world bank, GNI per capita in high income countries was up 42% in real terms from 2000-2006 vs 70% per capita in low income countries. In the...
Forum: EDF 10-25-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 21
Posted By haakee
Re: World Population Growth

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Wealthy countries are already shrinking if you ignore immigration/emigration.



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But that absolutely can't be ignored, IMO.
Forum: EDF 10-25-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 21
Posted By haakee
Re: World Population Growth

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Can you explain this idea more please?

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Wealthy countries are already shrinking if you ignore immigration/emigration. Approximately 2.1 children are required per family to...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-23-2007, 05:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17
Posted By haakee
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-23-2007, 05:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 48
Posted By haakee
Re: The Ultimate Leverage Investment Thread

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$7k forex position B (yen/dollar)

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Rather than investing directly in a foreign currency I prefer to invest in a company in said country with the vast majority of revenues...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-20-2007, 03:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 47
Posted By haakee
Re: Sometimes I hate 8-way action.

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All of this makes the proposition of raising w/ the small pairs iffy at best. Not the worst and not the best, just so-so. I figure I'd rather not bother. I'm talking the tiny pairs here...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-20-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 47
Posted By haakee
Re: Sometimes I hate 8-way action.

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Except that every now and then you're going to flop an under-set if you raise with the small pairs. That's going to cost you and I think makes raising with them wrong.

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Forum: EDF 10-20-2007, 01:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 33
Posted By haakee
Re: Learning to communicate

I've had people recommend this (http://www.toastmasters.org/) .
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-20-2007, 01:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 47
Posted By haakee
Re: Sometimes I hate 8-way action.

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I never raise TT or JJ preflop in multi-way pots. Sklansky elaborates on this HPFAP.

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Without looking at the book IIRC he was referring to UTG raises in semi-loose games...
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