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  1. TNTreeHugger

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    J.W Younger ass kissing impaired

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    "You may feel a little pressure"...
     
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    TheBrushSlasher I have chainsaws and chainsaw accessories.

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    "You may feel a little pinch" No, I feel the urge to walk out of this Drs office every time someone (holding a sharp object) says that.
    IF you'll (and train the staff to) lie to me about a needle stick, why should I trust you to be honest about my diagnosis?
     
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    farmer steve outstanding in my field, 5150

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    You "need" more than 1 chainsaw.:surprised3:
     
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    Ted Jenkins Firewood by TJ

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    My father told me real estate was a poor investment thank goodness I was out of my home before I hit 18. Several homes latter all paid for with cash. Nope can not believe every thing you hear. Thanks
     
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    Capitalist ArboristSite Guru

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    "Good things come to those who wait."

    Hell no.
    Good things come to those with the balls and impatience to make things happen.
    Patience just gets you a nice half full glass of mediocre.
     
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    My Dad was good friends with a fellow by the name of H. Gabriel Murphy. He was a part owner of the Washington Senators and a rather wealthy man. I once asked him how he accrued his wealth, and what I should do to get on the right track. He said you already work hard, now get a good financial adviser and listen to him. I worked hard for 30 years, put all my baby dollars in an incubator and waited. They all hatched and reproduced, over and over. Now my cup overflows and I want for nothing. Maybe it's a combination of both?
     
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    It's your good karma as well

    Many folks have worked hard yet their cups are not "overflow[ing]"

    It's a combination of innumerable factors from the cradle
     
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    Similar to what I was going to say - destiny
    Rarefish383 is simply fulfilling destiny.
    Take any number of other people, in the same situation, asking the same questions, making the same investments and not everyone will end up on Easy street.
    You were destined to be wealthy. If you had not sought advice from your father's friend, it still would have come to you some other way.
     
  11. Big Red Oaks 4 me

    Big Red Oaks 4 me Fun with flying wood chips

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    My cup "runneth over", but what runs out of it smells like chit. :laugh:
     
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    “Don’t cook bacon without a shirt on” Oh wait, that is actually good advice.
     
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    I'll buy that. I do think luck or destiny has a lot to do with everything, including prosperity, but being conscientious and disciplined helps a lot. And karma. I know a guy who never paid back a 15 thousand pound student loan debt, and twenty years later they were still chasing him for it. He figured he never used his degree to earn money, so why should he pay back the loan? Well, years later he inherited a sum. Immedialy invested the wadge with a guy who turned out to be a fast operator. Lost it all, no way to get it back, the money had been spent and the guy fled the country. Strangely, the sum he invested and lost was roughly the same as the student loan, adjusted for inflation. Karma or subconscious self-punisment? Same thing? Makes me wonder...
     
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    Absolutely! Karma, and payback, is a B**ch! :D
     
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    "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger"

    No, what doesn't kill you generally screws you up badly for a long time :)
     
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    Wealthy by world standards, yes. Wealthy by US standards, not even close, I just don’t want a lot. Except chainsaws, and I find them cheap.
     
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    Oh, in that case, me too... only with me it's perfume and shoes, not chain saws. :)
     
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    I think I’m past 40 again. So, technically, I need more than 41. The last two I paid $7.50 and $15 for and they are both great runners. Both are small Homelites with a single stud on the bar. Both had the stud stripped. I’m wondering if folks really crank on the single nut thinking one won’t hold?
     
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    "...paint is paint...":buttkick:
     
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