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Forum: Politics 12-30-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 164
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Conditional Suffrage?

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Taking the sheep out of the equation would also take the dominance of the two party system out of the equation and give us better choices for representatives, governors, presidents, etc......
Forum: Politics 12-30-2005, 01:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 164
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Conditional Suffrage?

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Right now, to the best of my knowledge, the only requirements to register to vote and do so are:

1) 18 years of age or older.
2) Be a US citizen.
3) Not be a...
Forum: Politics 12-29-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 164
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Conditional Suffrage?

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Right now, to the best of my knowledge, the only requirements to register to vote and do so are:

1) 18 years of age or older.
2) Be a US citizen.
3) Not be a convicted felon.

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Forum: Books and Publications 12-29-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 18
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Minor Mistake in Small Stakes Holdem

Thanks for looking for errors, but actually the text is right in that circumstance. The last king gives you trip kings (KKKT9), but gives your opponent kings full (KKK33).
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-27-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 42
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: \"The Dreaded Ace\"?

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If you put out a probe bet, the donks with a weak ace won't raise, they'll call, and call, and call. Every time.

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Do you think this is good play or bad play?
Forum: The Stock Market 12-27-2005, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 32
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: What would you with $20K?

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Good move.

Some CFP (maybe your office) is going to make a pretty penny advising the best of the 2+2 young guns. The ideal CFP will be a poker player and capable of assuming a...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-27-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Theory of Nolimit Holdem

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This is a very long and frustrating wait. As a Christmas gift, can you share with us the titles of the first 7 chapters?

How many pages? Are there quizzes in the back?

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Forum: Other Other Topics 12-24-2005, 06:27 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 20
Posted By Ed Miller
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-21-2005, 11:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Quotation from \"Small Stakes Hold\'em\"

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You are correct that an IQ of 130 or higher is no big deal though - unless of course you actually do something worthwhile with it.

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I agree completely....
Forum: Two Plus Two Internet Magazine 12-21-2005, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Another controversial tax question - IRS FORM 90-22

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I read somewhere filing Form 90.22 was the super-bestest way to get audited too.

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The rumors I've heard is that the first time you file this form is almost an auto-audit....
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-21-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Quotation from \"Small Stakes Hold\'em\"

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ive been curious about this quote over the last month or so, after reading Sklansky's other quote, something to the effect of "to make 50k a year requires an iq of over 130, hard work,...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-20-2005, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Theory of Nolimit Holdem

No, the table of contents won't be identical or even close to it. The book is like TOP in that it's a theoretical treatment of the topic, not in layout.
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-19-2005, 08:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Is there anyone living you would pay $16k to eat lunch with?

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Clarkmeister.

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I can broker this one for a mere 10% commission. PM me.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 12-19-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: My TJ story, rewritten

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Im not sure if you an wrong or the dealer was wrong. But the way doug told it was exactly how it happened. my guess is that they allow it if you are new to the table or something, it...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-19-2005, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: How Does a Money Market Account Work?

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The average American never ceases to amaze me with his level of cluelessness and inertia in regard to finances.

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The inertia is overwhelming at times. My wife had to...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 12-18-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Played craps with TJ Cloutier

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TJ said Mike got bought out shortly before it went public.

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Doh.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 12-18-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Played craps with TJ Cloutier

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Also played with T.J. in the 1000 nightly poker tourney. He told me that Mike Sexton sold his interest in Party Poker for about 14 million. Nice payday.

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I'm surprised...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-17-2005, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 13
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Best rewards programs for credit card use?

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I have already maxed out my $300 for the year with Citibank Dividend card:

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I have the same card and problem. I'm thinking I could just get a bunch of similar cards, and...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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If she wants to be socially responsible she should be asking her congressman why ITER has been on the shelf for 25 years. There are plenty of other things she can do. I've typed this...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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There are a number of other market efficiencies that would come into play that would make the roads cheaper, safer, and cleaner. For example, the technology exists (and has existed for...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 03:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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The easiest way of forcing drivers to externalize their costs is to tax gasoline heavily. Subsidies through tax credits for hybrid vehicle purchases deals more with trying to drive volume...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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In the case of hybrids, society is bearing the cost (i.e., by spending from the public fisc) to pay for the actions of the gas guzzler driver (who is a free-rider).

Net net, subsidy of...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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It would be if the roads were privatized. Ad hoc taxation will not produce the result you desire.

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How would privatizing roads do this?

I'm not necessarily arguing that...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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I am curious, you and your wife seem to be willing to take active steps to improve the environment as you perceive it. I understand LV has a bit of a shortage of clean water. What do you...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 02:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27
Posted By Ed Miller
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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Do you feel superior to us regular mortals because you are a vegetarian?

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Of course not. I think the world would be a better place if more people became vegetarian, but I...
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