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by RMcD94
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: xkcd: Money Chart - Thought you guys would be interested.
Replies: 3
Views: 788

<r><URL url="http://xkcd.com/980/">http://xkcd.com/980/</URL><br/> Click on it to make it bigger. There's a number of errors (some of them noted here: <URL url="http://www.reddit.com/r/comics/comments/mk8di/xkcd_money/"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.reddit.com/r/comics/comments ... kcd_money/">http://...
by RMcD94
Wed Nov 09, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Why do people still buy cds, dvds?
Replies: 52
Views: 7304

<t>so i had to go to the car dealers and it blows my mind how many people were buying cars<br/> why do people do this? is it because they are super moral and ethical? or is it because theyre too dumb to know that you can steal a car quicker than it takes you to go through the paperwork<br/> maybe im...
by RMcD94
Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Do we really need matresses?
Replies: 56
Views: 9396

<t>I've been sleeping with my mattress (looking to switch out of the mattress into a mat or something) directly on the floor for some months now, and I have no idea what you guys are talking about when you bring up bugs. Do you mean actual visible bugs, because surely you guys keep a cleaner room th...
by RMcD94
Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: A note of caution about the Wiki and ERE
Replies: 9
Views: 1448

I don't think the Wiki is ever going to take away book sales. That's like saying this website takes away book sales. Or Wikipedia takes away sales from books it has the plot to, etc.

by RMcD94
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: ERE in London
Replies: 4
Views: 735

So do you feel that the Galaxy Tab is important in your day to day business?

by RMcD94
Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:12 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: A House and 100K?
Replies: 12
Views: 6800

<t>$840+$1200+$650+$300+$400+$500=$3890, as you said.<br/> $840+$120+$710+$300+$400+$500=$2870<br/> not $2030. Unless I'm missing something you didn't include. Cutting down on your food reduces it from $1200 to $120, and raises electricity from $650 to $710. Unfortunately that's not a saving of $2k ...
by RMcD94
Thu Sep 15, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Frugality v. Quality or Principles
Replies: 17
Views: 2200

It's all personal choice I would say.

by RMcD94
Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:14 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Daily Routine
Replies: 25
Views: 3692

<t>Why are you up at night?<br/> <br/> I wake up early so I can talk to people (mainly USAmericans), who otherwise I'd have less time to talk to.<br/> <br/> You go to sleep at 6pm and wake up at 1am, and then spend 1am - 8:40am on your laptop?<br/> At the weekend or a non-school day, I wake up and g...
by RMcD94
Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: Friends & Family Questions
Topic: Personality Test
Replies: 199
Views: 47205

<t><br/> The standing in a room thing seems pretty straightforward, though. Think of the last time you were standing in a room. Where were you standing?<br/> The last time I was just standing in a large and empty room? I honestly can't remember. I remember walking through rooms. Sometimes I go throu...
by RMcD94
Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Daily Routine
Replies: 25
Views: 3692

<r>Not really a question, but I didn't know where else to put it.<br/> Inspired by this post: <URL url="http://earlyretirementextreme.com/a-typical-weekday-of-my-life-spring-2008.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://earlyretirementextreme.com/a-typ ... -2008.html">http://earlyretirementextreme.com/a-typica...
by RMcD94
Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Friends & Family Questions
Topic: Personality Test
Replies: 199
Views: 47205

<r>Okay this is the first time I've done one of these, I'm not much for labelling, but I've left quite a number blank (do you stand at the side of the room or the centre, uh, what?)<br/> How do I answer this:<br/> <br/> You prefer to spend your leisure time alone<br/> <br/> or relaxing in a tranquil...
by RMcD94
Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: C40's Journal
Replies: 1089
Views: 288664

Is it even possible to make those in Google Docs? What happens when you upload a blank version of the spreadsheet to Google, does it still work (also, if so, can I use it? It looks fantastic).

by RMcD94
Thu Aug 18, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Money Questions
Topic: National Debt for U.S.
Replies: 32
Views: 3117

<r><URL url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_external_debt"><LINK_TEXT text="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_co ... ernal_debt">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_external_debt</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> >UK, debt as percent of GDP: 400%<br/> Well, this is awkward. ...
by RMcD94
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Give advice you wish you knew yourself
Replies: 39
Views: 3798

<r>"Ask your parents how much they pay for utilities and then adjust based on size of house." <br/> I will find this out tonight, I have always been interested in the bills and such, but my Mum isn't so keen to tell me for some reason, she's relenting though.<br/> "<br/> <br/> As for the number: Jac...
by RMcD94
Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Give advice you wish you knew yourself
Replies: 39
Views: 3798

<t>Must apologize for the late reply to this thread.<br/> "To give useful advice it would be helpful to know a bit more about you. What Highers are you doing at school? Are you planning on going to University? What kind of career are you interested in? Are you prepared to leave Scotland, at least te...
by RMcD94
Sat Jul 23, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Give advice you wish you knew yourself
Replies: 39
Views: 3798

<r>This is some varied, and interesting advice guys. I'll definitely take them into consideration. Keep it coming! <br/> [BLOCKQUOTE]Saving 10% of income does not allow you to retire early unless you get lucky... learn the ERE numbers by heart and aim higher.[/BLOCKQUOTE]<br/> What are the exact fig...
by RMcD94
Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Give advice you wish you knew yourself
Replies: 39
Views: 3798

<t>So, hey, now and again I see posts (not necessarily here) that go along the lines of "If only I had known that when I was younger" or "If I could tell myself one thing ten years ago it wouldn't have been to do X", etc, etc. Well, today, I give you the people of ERE Forums the opportunity to do so...