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Old 11-22-2018, 10:58 AM   #81
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We don’t have any of that stuff but with our new Democrat leadership coming in next year we’ll probably “progress” towards emissions test and ever other stupid thing California does. Oh well, that’s what people voted for.


I am not going to lie in that I am totally opposed to the safety inspections. I just wish it was only once a year instead of twice. It only costs $19 so it’s not something crazy. Unfortunately years ago they drop the requirement to require all pick up trucks to do the inspections so now it’s only the D plates and higher.

I am not a huge fan of over regulating everything in the world however After they dropped the requirement for regular pick up trucks now you see every ratty ass rusted out Mexican scrap vehicles driving around that are flat out dangerous because they are overloaded all the way up past their makeshift enclosure made from old bed frames. I see them all the time on the side of the road with a broken tire rod or the wheel shoved up in the fender or something because the suspension let go.

The beds are so rotted out on these trucks that the bed sits 3 inches lower than the cab because the mounts are probably completely gone. The windshield is totally smashed and the trucks are pieced together and held together with bungee cords and duck tape

These pieces of chit should be towed not driven to the junk yard And they are flying past my family driving on the highway


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Old 11-22-2018, 11:30 AM   #82
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I am not a huge fan of over regulating everything in the world however After they dropped the requirement for regular pick up trucks now you see every ratty ass rusted out Mexican scrap vehicles driving around that are flat out dangerous because they are overloaded all the way up past their makeshift enclosure made from old bed frames. I see them all the time on the side of the road with a broken tire rod or the wheel shoved up in the fender or something because the suspension let go.




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That can be dealt with by local cops issuing tickets. Getting an annual inspection isn’t going to stop someone from overloading their truck.

It’s none of the governments business if I want to drive a rusted out beater around. I guess if they can force me to buy health insurance why shouldn’t they force me to buy a new truck every few years. It makes the roads safer after all.
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That can be dealt with by local cops issuing tickets. Getting an annual inspection isn’t going to stop someone from overloading their truck.



It’s none of the governments business if I want to drive a rusted out beater around. I guess if they can force me to buy health insurance why shouldn’t they force me to buy a new truck every few years. It makes the roads safer after all.


If they adopt Cali rules any inspection is done at a weigh station as they drive through. Cars and pickups with trailers don't drive through those stations. Nothing as it pertains to registration.


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Then quit talking about it. Same argument from you anytime someone talks about paying by CC or accepting CC for payment.

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Then quit reading and/or responding about it... you act as if someone is forcing you too...

It's a thread about Money Tips & Tricks and wasn't the only thing I shared... after positing it, the rest I was just responding to other posters and their misconceptions on it... had they responded to the other things I shared, I would have posted on that... this might come as a shock to you TxElectrician, but there are other readers besides long-term members/posters who may have not read that POV...

There's lot of members who share recurring themes when they come up and most long-term members are familiar with those as well... I'm certainly not unique in that regard... But just because you're familiar with my POV on the subject, doesn't mean someone else is and might find value in it... and it also means that the only person you have to blame for reading something you're already familiar with is... you... so leaves you very little rational to jump on Thanksgiving Day just to complain about it (unless that's your goal) instead of contribute to the thread...


Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving anyway...

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Then quit reading and/or responding about it... you act as if someone is forcing you too...

It's a thread about Money Tips & Tricks and wasn't the only thing I shared... after positing it, the rest I was just responding to other posters and their misconceptions on it... had they responded to the other things I shared, I would have posted on that... this might come as a shock to you TxElectrician, but there are other readers besides long-term members/posters who may have not read that POV...

There's lot of members who share recurring themes when they come up and most long-term members are familiar with those as well... I'm certainly not unique in that regard... But just because you're familiar with my POV on the subject, doesn't mean someone else is and might find value in it... and it also means that the only person you have to blame for reading something you're already familiar with is... you... so leaves you very little rational to jump on Thanksgiving Day just to complain about it (unless that's your goal) instead of contribute to the thread...


Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving anyway...
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Well, I wouldn't call him that... that's not nice...


Besides, Thanksgiving's over... and now Santa's really watching...

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Some low hanging fruit: Make sure your warehouse men and office workers aren't paying roofer level Workman's comp premiums...

Our silly Union President was paying 13.6 % on about 200,000.00 $ worth of annual office worker payroll for 6 years....office worker max rate was 0.6%.....150,000$ of union dues WASTED.

Find out what you need to do to get into the next lower premium category, of Payroll based premiums, a few marginal jobs instead of the layoff might actually pay....

Return unopened inventory if possible...clean up the the warehouse..

Donate odd lots of finish goods to Not-for-Profits for tax deduction in high income years..

Give away/throw away anything you haven't used in 5-10 years....


Spend a couple of hours writing the next years business plan, then the 5 year plan with 20 year plan, and have an Exit strategy... Don't be G. W. Bush in Iraq.....

Check with accountant if delaying/accelerating income with accelerating/ delaying expenses would delay/reduce tax liabilities...

For most CT posters incorporating allows them to use former SSI/Medicare premiums to build equity faster, legally, at the cost of lower SS pensions in future, No idea(s) regarding the laws in Union of Socialist Canada.... note the commie Red Maple leaf....

If you can't take a two week vacation from your business NOW, figure out how to fix it over the next year, Or save up some equity to pay off the Ex- wife's settlement

Are your Jobs SAFE? Are your job OSHA ready, they aren't quite the same thing...
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Donate odd lots of finish goods to Not-for-Profits for tax deduction in high income years..
Good list... keep in mind that you received the tax deduction for the material on the buy..,. can't double-dip...

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Then quit reading and/or responding about it... you act as if someone is forcing you too...

It's a thread about Money Tips & Tricks and wasn't the only thing I shared... after positing it, the rest I was just responding to other posters and their misconceptions on it... had they responded to the other things I shared, I would have posted on that... this might come as a shock to you TxElectrician, but there are other readers besides long-term members/posters who may have not read that POV...

There's lot of members who share recurring themes when they come up and most long-term members are familiar with those as well... I'm certainly not unique in that regard... But just because you're familiar with my POV on the subject, doesn't mean someone else is and might find value in it... and it also means that the only person you have to blame for reading something you're already familiar with is... you... so leaves you very little rational to jump on Thanksgiving Day just to complain about it (unless that's your goal) instead of contribute to the thread...


Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving anyway...
You enjoy writing long posts. Still doesn't mean your POV is the only right one.
Hope you had a good Thanksgiving as well

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You enjoy writing long posts. Still doesn't mean your POV is the only right one.
Hope you had a good Thanksgiving as well

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Never said it was... just gave my POV and defended its reasoning/context when responding to others on its merits, as others do theirs, but I also don't complain about others regurgitating their POV even though we've heard it many times before when I choose to read/engage on a subject...

You got me on the long posts... verbosity is my weakness... but it's more a side effect of wanting to be as clear as possible on something in text form to avoid miscommunication or discussing subjects beyond a headline level...

But the good news for you is that you're in total control of what you choose to read/respond to... so there's that...

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Well, I wouldn't call him that... that's not nice...


Besides, Thanksgiving's over... and now Santa's really watching...
I was calling you the dick as tongue in cheek in lieu of our past conversations..

Just busting balls. But you're like a dog on a steak when you want to make a point.. No worries, just tried to lighten the mood by being the actual prick amongst us all.
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I was calling you the dick as tongue in cheek in lieu of our past conversations..

Just busting balls. But you're like a dog on a steak when you want to make a point.. No worries, just tried to lighten the mood by being the actual prick amongst us all.
You act as if I didn't know that in lieu of our past conversations...

The dog can only go after the steak that's put in front of him... no steak, nothing to chew on...

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Boy this discussion went straight down the crapper, Funny because on the other forum I am on as well anytime the topic of using a credit card or any sort of credit for that matter comes up it turns into a mud flinging contest




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Boy this discussion went straight down the crapper, Funny because on the other forum I am on as well anytime the topic of using a credit card or any sort of credit for that matter comes up it turns into a mud flinging contest




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Profits are made on the purchase.
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That's true, but you can only know that if you know the value of what you're buying. In real estate there is a lot if room for error.

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If it was obvious and easy to value everything, there wouldn't be many good deals.

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