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Offline cybercoma

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« Reply #645 on: February 28, 2019, 12:05:32 pm »
I miss the good old days of Highland Park 18 before the price skyrocketed and the stopped offering it.

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« Reply #646 on: February 28, 2019, 12:20:38 pm »
No...  I think it was a Glenmorangie...   Blue Label is tasty too though!  But it's over $300 here in BC!!

I don't mind Smokehead...  I had a "peaty phase" I went through for a while...    their slogan is "definitely not for everyone"...   so I can't really blame you for not liking it!   ;D

Have a dram for me!!  I suggest Aberlour Abunadh...  un-peated, aged in sherry casks...  it's brilliant!

I have had that brand and I quite like it. One routing I used to travel for work had me overnighting in Dubai, and I was (pleasantly) surprised that not only did the airport there have a very well stocked duty free liquor store, including many scotch brands, they were roughly half the price in other duty frees, but you could buy it and take it with you to your hotel. I often bought one that I hadn't tried before, which of course made the whole process something of a scientific social experiment. And of course my grandparents emigrated from Scotland so I was also honoring my ancestry. And that's how I discovered Smokehead. It was a bit too peaty for me but I was able to get through a 40 pounder so I'm adaptable.

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Offline waldo

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« Reply #647 on: February 28, 2019, 12:56:29 pm »
Speaking of personal stuff, knock it off with the annoying Private Messages, Waldo.  Grow up.

don't say messages, plural - you have my permission to quote my only message sent to you - the one that simply stated your trolling is lame-assed; that you need to try harder!

fwiw: I used to never bother looking at the rating tags given - it's only when I started to see 'dumb' tags for the most non-partisan, information only posts... as in, damn who would give that a 'dumb' rating, it's just information. Well, that would be you!

Another respected member just said it better and openly:

The persistent use of the "Dumb" rating by a certain individual, stands as a banner in his personal army that says, "I am right, you are wrong and I don't care why you think that way."
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Offline Pinus or Vid or...?????

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« Reply #648 on: February 28, 2019, 01:04:40 pm »
don't say messages, plural - you have my permission to quote my only message sent to you - the one that simply stated your trolling is lame-assed; that you need to try harder!


Keep it on the forum. It's rather pathetic to harass users in PM. You should know better.  I may have to spank you as punishment.
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Offline Omni

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« Reply #649 on: February 28, 2019, 01:23:25 pm »

Keep it on the forum. It's rather pathetic to harass users in PM. You should know better.  I may have to spank you as punishment.

Um, I doubt you'll be able to do that.
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« Reply #650 on: February 28, 2019, 01:53:42 pm »
You're both trolls, unfortunately...  but I wouldn't waste my time to PM either of you.
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« Reply #651 on: February 28, 2019, 02:38:58 pm »
I miss the good old days of Highland Park 18 before the price skyrocketed and the stopped offering it.

That one is available in BC for $176...    >:(

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Re: Personal Stuff
« Reply #652 on: February 28, 2019, 02:57:38 pm »


fwiw: I used to never bother looking at the rating tags given - it's only when I started to see 'dumb' tags for the most non-partisan, information only posts... as in, damn who would give that a 'dumb' rating, it's just information. Well, that would be you!

I didn't say I've never given the Dumb rating and I'm not saying nobody should ever give it.  I'm saying it shouldn't be used to harass someone by following them around the board, putting the Dumb rating on everything they post.
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« Reply #653 on: February 28, 2019, 03:05:33 pm »
I didn't say I've never given the Dumb rating and I'm not saying nobody should ever give it.  I'm saying it shouldn't be used to harass someone by following them around the board, putting the Dumb rating on everything they post.

I agree with you completely. What you quoted of mine was misplaced... it was meant to be said/apply to the **** member! I've edited my post to remove any confusion (I caused). Yes, absolutely, both the **** member and squiggy seem overly eager to apply the tag to... just about anything!
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« Reply #654 on: February 28, 2019, 03:09:36 pm »
I agree with you completely. What you quoted of mine was misplaced... it was meant to be said/apply to the **** member! I've edited my post to remove any confusion (I caused). Yes, absolutely, both the **** member and squiggy seem overly eager to apply the tag to... just about anything!

Apparently your spellchecker is unserviceable. ;)
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« Reply #655 on: February 28, 2019, 04:50:56 pm »
I can somewhat speak to VanCity rental costs, but I certainly can't speak to Toronto rental costs - are you sure? Given the projected absence of equity gain in housing for both cities, are you sure you can't find a (better/preferred) rental option to meet the needs of an extended family? Only asking in terms of wondering, generally, just how long you envision working; as in wanting to versus needing to?

I will have to work at least 15 years, I think.  Rental is a terrible situation, worse than buying.  Premier Dougie just helped 'the people' by removing another layer of rent control.

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« Reply #656 on: February 28, 2019, 04:55:36 pm »
I will have to work at least 15 years, I think.  Rental is a terrible situation, worse than buying.  Premier Dougie just helped 'the people' by removing another layer of rent control.

Hopefully you've left some room for increased interest rates in your payment calculations...  it probably won't stay this low forever... 

They say ~28% of your gross income should go into your mortgage at maximum.  I think I did more than that, but I maxxed out what I paid as much as I could afford to get it paid off earlier. 

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« Reply #657 on: February 28, 2019, 05:10:33 pm »
'They' say 44% now.

We will lock in for 5 years after which we'll have about 50K more to spend on housing.

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« Reply #658 on: February 28, 2019, 05:40:23 pm »
'They' say 44% now.

We will lock in for 5 years after which we'll have about 50K more to spend on housing.

"They" must be a bank!   Yikes...

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« Reply #659 on: February 28, 2019, 06:56:35 pm »
"They" must be a bank!   Yikes...

Mortgage Broker says it's the CMHC limit.