Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2008:October:29 Wednesday <Tuesday, Thursday>
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2008/10/29-31 [Computer/Domains] UID:51717 Activity:nil
10/29   I became a citizen half a year ago, and I filled out a voter
        registration form at the oath ceremony.  Now do I have to register
        again with the state, county (Alameda) and city (Fremont) before I can
        vote on their ballots?  Thanks.
        \_ register at your nearest park bench
        \_ Just fill out a voter registration form and drop it in the mail.
           You only need to register once. If your address has not changed
           since you originally registered, you don't even need to register
           again at all. -ausman
2008/10/29 [Finance/Investment] UID:51718 Activity:high
10/28   Angry sysadmin says:
        "Buy and hold for decades" is the most dangerous piece of shit advice
        anyone can give anyone.  You have no fucking idea where the market will
        be when you need the money.  Buy and hold for decades presumes you will
        be in one of the "up cycles" when you need out.
        This is frequently not true, and when its not true you get it in both
        holes.  That is an ASININE market strategy.  If the last 20 years have
        taught you ANYTHING, its this.
        \_ You should put money into stocks when you do NOT need the money
           immediately. Long term means 20 or more years, and if you need
           money or anticipate the money you put into stock market, don't.
           Why would you anyways?
        \_ Who gave you such an advice?  The standard advice for 401(k) is
           to gradually move from high-risk high-yield items (e.g. tech stock)
           to low-risk low-yield items (e.g. CD) as you approach retirement
           age.  There are even funds that automatically does this for you
           according to your age and projected retirement age.
              \_ Do you want resume of timecube guy
        \_ Now we know why he is so angry, he lost all his money in the stock
           \_ actually ...
              \_ I am guessing this guy got crushed in 2001, he has it written
                 all over his face.
                 \_ actually ...
        \_ VTIVX baby! Ride it for the next 30 years...
2008/10/29 [Recreation/Dating] UID:51719 Activity:moderate
10/29   You're having sex.  NAGIOS goes off.  THERE'S A BOMB ON THE BUS.
        WHAT DO YOU DO?
        \_ Explode.
        \_ It depends on who/what (if any) you're having sex with.
        \_ Enhanced interrogation techniques on sex partner.  HOTT!!
        \_ What's Nagios?
           \_ Maybe
2008/10/29 [Politics/Domestic/RepublicanMedia] UID:51720 Activity:low 72%like:51811
10/29   I have the day off.  I'm gonna watch Fox all day. WHEEEEEEE
        \_ Fox is perfectly fine. Fox News editorial on the other hand...
           gotta love Sean Hannity and that angry bald dude. Anyways,
           I applaud you for gathering "intelligence" on the other side.
2008/10/29-31 [Computer/SW/Security] UID:51721 Activity:nil
10/29   Bruce Schneiner et al. have released their submission for the new
        SHA replacement:
        \- btw, worth looking at the MD6 design if you are interested in
           this stuff. multicore scalability a "tier 1" goal.
2008/10/29-30 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51722 Activity:moderate
10/29   What time is Obama's TV infomercial tonight in the Bay Area?  Thx.
        \_ Out of curiosity, are you undecided?  How fun is it to watch
           Obama recite the same stuff he's been reciting for what feels
           like an eternity at this point?
           \_ I'm undecided between voting for Obama and not voting for either.
           \_ I'm undecided between voting for Obama and voting for neither.
              I didn't pay enough attention to the past debates and things in
              the media like a responsible voter should have.  So I'm trying
              to catch up at the last minute.  For the state and county,
              ballots, I can read the info off the official ballot package.
              But there's no such thing for the presidental candidates.
2008/10/29 [Uncategorized] UID:51723 Activity:nil 80%like:51728
10/29   What is going on with the last 5 minutes of trading?
2008/10/29 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51724 Activity:high
10/29   Is Biden a drunk?  He sounds hammered here (campaign stop)
        \_ Yeah, he's a big lush, didn't you hear.
        \_ Yeah, he's a big lush, didn't you hear?  Every morning it's
           a fifth of Jack and a six pack.
                                   \_ joe six pack?
           \_ And then a drive home to Delaware.
            \_ Why do you think he takes the train?
               \_ Actually he drives from DC to Delaware almost every day.
                  \_ I thought he took the train, where did you hear
2008/10/29-30 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51725 Activity:nil
10/29   Ooh, now Biden is less accessable than Palin?,8599,1854640,00.html
        \_ Everyone will agree the Biden/Obama campaign is not dumb.
           They just need to run out the clock until Nov 6th, and they win.
2008/10/29-31 [Reference/RealEstate] UID:51726 Activity:nil
10/29   Huge housing bubble!
        \_ ObSwami
2008/10/29 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51727 Activity:high
10/29   Obama sure had trouble getting to work on time
        \_ Never had a job where you have to have impromptu meetings
           or random crisises have you?  Never being late for a meeting
           is a sign of a worker drone who doesn't have other
           \_ spoken like a true zombie
            \_ yeah.. hard to keep balance going to terrorist supporting
                meetings and faking caring for the USA
            \_ Spoken like someone who has responsibility.  Being late
               for a meeting doesn't mean you are hiding in the bathroom
               beating off.
                \_ if i were your manager i'd fire you so you can have
                the time needed to take care of your other more
                important responsiblities
                   \_ If I worked for you, and you assigned me oodles of
                      crap and then wouldn't be understanding when I
                      prioritized, I'd _want_ you to fire me. Yay,
                        \_ no i would not fire you because you would
                        make more than i would under Obama's
                        redistribution of wealth. I'd pay you $250k
                        so you would end up with nothing
                           \_ Given your level of ignorance and knee-jerk
                              anti-Obama-ism, you'll probably get promoted
                              to CFO. Good luck with that.
2008/10/29 [Finance/Investment] UID:51728 Activity:high 80%like:51723
10/29   wtf is going on with the last 5 minutes of trading?
        \_ automatic trading?
           \_ do you mean:
              (a) lots of market-close orders
              (b) i've got a lot of shorts that need to be worth something
              \_ no idea
                 \_ as i understand it GE just warned on earnings -op
                    \_ Not true. DOW reported it, but it's a fabrication.
                       \_ the ceo said something wishy-washy at a speech and
                          the company said it was "taken out of context"
        \_ I dunno but I sold some stuff in the afternoon high point
           so I'm happy.
        \_ Did you buy puts like I told you?
           \_ have you heard of the VIX/volatility crush
              \_ You mean the high premiums on options right now because
                 of the high VIX? If so, yes. If not, do tell.
                 \_ So you should be selling calls, not buying puts.
2008/10/29-31 [Uncategorized] UID:51729 Activity:nil
10/29   I'm thinking of getting DLINK DNS-321 (RAID 1). Should I get
        same drives, or different brands but may run into compatibility
        issues later?
2008/10/29 [Politics/Domestic/California] UID:51730 Activity:nil
10/29   People of Southern California unite and say yes to 8!!!
        \_ ob what about nocal
2008/10/29-30 [Politics/Domestic/Gay] UID:51731 Activity:kinda low
10/29   I love this state.
        \_ If they fast for 40 days, they are going to have a tough time
           making it to the polls.
2008/10/29 [Uncategorized] UID:51732 Activity:nil
10/29   are you done stupiding up soda paolo?
2019/05/21 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular
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