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Old September 5th, 2013, 08:04 AM   #13441
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Old September 5th, 2013, 08:29 AM   #13442
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Old September 5th, 2013, 08:45 AM   #13443
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Old September 5th, 2013, 09:55 AM   #13444
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Old September 5th, 2013, 10:00 AM   #13445
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Might want to see if you make the same product they do...........and get a resume ready if they do, just in case
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Why do people who smoke always toss a cig when there is 1/2 to 3/4 still left before getting in a car or building? I will wait I know how much those damn things cost.
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Old September 5th, 2013, 10:14 AM   #13447
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My resume is only 5 months old. Only been here since early April. Yes, SKF and Kaydon make bearings. I'm not sure of the extent, and I'm not sure how it will pan out. What happens happens.

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Why do people who smoke always toss a cig when there is 1/2 to 3/4 still left before getting in a car or building? I will wait I know how much those damn things cost.
$6.00 a pack/ 20 cigarettes = $0.30 a cigarette. so they are throwing away about 10-20 cents for each partially smoked cig.

pack a day smoker is 20 cigarettes x 365 = 7300 cigarettes a year. Assuming that they throw 5 partials away per day for an average of 15 cents per cig, they are throwing $273.75 on the ground per year. I feel this is conservative for a pack a day smoker.
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Old September 5th, 2013, 10:17 AM   #13448
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Why do people who smoke always toss a cig when there is 1/2 to 3/4 still left before getting in a car or building? I will wait I know how much those damn things cost.
Why do they also think it is fine to toss them out the window in the first place?
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Old September 5th, 2013, 10:17 AM   #13449
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Obama and his cronies in Congress now have us on the edge of war with Russia.

Leave it to Democrats to undo everything that ended the Cold War.
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"hello . interested in your ad on cragslist .I have 1700 cash please contact me @8102936620 if of any interest thank you."

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Old September 5th, 2013, 10:26 AM   #13451
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I'm just being an irritable bastard. Seems to be working for the time being, I already got my thesis back from them and fixed the problems they said "I didn't fix" even though they weren't on the original review (I checked).

A lot of my alumni friends have done this already with the donation thing. I haven't been called yet or sent any letters because they won't even give me the damn degree

I am not giving one damn cent to that school. I'm just happy I left with 60k in student loans to some friends being well over 100k when they graduated.

If I give any money to Flint, it will be to my fraternity.
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Old September 5th, 2013, 10:27 AM   #13452
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Old September 5th, 2013, 10:53 AM   #13453
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Me:
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"Low ball? That's a legit offer .anyways didn't realize you would be so emotional . Goodluck with that . "

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I am getting a bit sick of missing my home time. Scheduled to be home today so I could get finger printed and a take license test with Friday as a extra day. This is the 3rd month in a row they have managed to be late. I am scheduled home once a month on the 5th been this way the last 8 months.
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Old September 5th, 2013, 11:26 AM   #13455
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My standard opening offer is 25-50% of asking price. I learned negotiation tactics by watching 'pawn stars'.
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My standard opening offer is 25-50% of asking price. I learned negotiation tactics by watching 'pawn stars'.
Do you ask to consult an "expert"
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Old September 5th, 2013, 11:42 AM   #13457
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My standard opening offer is 25-50% of asking price. I learned negotiation tactics by watching 'pawn stars'.
Do you make offers without actually looking at something to?
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Old September 5th, 2013, 12:05 PM   #13458
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Ever have someone tell you to fukc off? Lol
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Old September 5th, 2013, 12:08 PM   #13459
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I kinda also believe its fucked up to lowball offer someone without even looking at it. I seem to get these people every time I sell a vehicle. Im all for haggling, but at least have the balls to do it in person and after you have looked the vehicle over.
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I kinda also believe its fucked up to lowball offer someone without even looking at it. I seem to get these people every time I sell a vehicle. Im all for haggling, but at least have the balls to do it in person and after you have looked the vehicle over.
Even when someone is asking too much for something I still don't just throw out an offer half of asking price I either explain/try to talk the item down or let them hang on to it until they figure it out on their own
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