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Yeah idk why he thinks that’s needed

Won’t bounce also you can bet no banks want to touch this kind of transaction as you could have a lot of compliance costs and run serious afoul of arms control regs. The only legitimate use for crypto is regulatory arbitrage, and transactions in no/low trust situations. Here you have both. No guarantee they won’t just pocket the money but yeah crypto

uhsguy  ·  18 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 27, 2022

How did your score an off market house?

uhsguy  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Covid tracking - brought to you by Walgreens

Idk everything related to covid tracking and reporting feels like one giant conspiracy theory. National scale gaslighting going on pretending covid isn’t surging again

uhsguy  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 13, 2022

On the plus side 3 screwups in the same day will probably only be remembered as 1 screwup in a couple weeks.

uhsguy  ·  53 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The death spiral of an American family

The meth addict in San Fran has a better life than this. Hard to see why she would come clean just to life like this. You can’t really escape this level of poverty when working for 10$ an hour. Even at 19 an hour in Seattle i don’t see much luck escaping 20k in debt.

uhsguy  ·  59 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Lia Thomas Wins an N.C.A.A. Swimming Title

I mean it basically the death of sex divided sports. Kind of sucks that those who were born female can’t complete at the very highest levels. That being said competitive sports at that level are mostly just a waste of human effort and damaging to the body so meh. Lots of gals will do something more fulfilling with their lives than spend years swimming laps. Can we give up on title 9 though since sex based sports aren’t a thing anymore?

uhsguy  ·  64 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Line Goes Up – The Problem With NFTs

Because there is a central authority printing them it gives them the aura of legitimacy and affiliation with a couple major corporations. But nft and cards are the same to me, im really surprised more cards haven’t been turned into nft actually s as they are easier to trade that way. (See StockX nft shoes)

uhsguy  ·  65 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: DuckDuckGo filtering Russian propaganda.

Ukraine “news” is basically all propaganda from one side or another very hard to filler out noise. If you could filler it all out that would be amazing but I don’t think it’s possible with current tech and nobody is really interested in filtering Ukraineian propaganda so you just the up with lopsided noise.

uhsguy  ·  96 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 9, 2022

Nice that’s some serous house money right there

uhsguy  ·  96 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 9, 2022

Lol you ever pull your fbi file? You seem like someone that would have one and it might be interesting

Did they control for children? Because having kids is probably worth at least 10% career growth, and having kids too early basically means no career.

uhsguy  ·  103 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 2, 2022

In retrospect I think the cdc was actually actively harmful. We would have had better outcomes of they had left the entire Covid response to the states. The south could have continued to do nothing but at least the blue states could have had a science based approach. Instead we still don’t believe it’s airborne and we don’t believe in real n95 level masks (unless you work with the president) and we split the difference on quarantine between 0 and science… people from both parties think the cdc is a bad joke.

uhsguy  ·  103 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 2, 2022

We’re in week 3 off virtual schooling. We have had more time off than we have actually had schooling starting after thanksgiving. I actually have a pretty good system going but it still sucks, we really need to find another parent that’s equally affluent and pay for half a nanny, but all our friends seem to have other better arrangements or are too poor.

uhsguy  ·  104 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Texas Electric Grid Failure Was a Warm-up

Yeah in was thinking the coral PowerPlant that runs the Bitcoin mine but mostly like you said they will just drop offline but probably not instantly

uhsguy  ·  104 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Texas Electric Grid Failure Was a Warm-up

Why wouldn’t they shut down and power the grid for like 10$ a kw/hr or whatever the grid prices sky rocket to. Way more profitable than mining

uhsguy  ·  117 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I built the ‘Seinfeld’ apartment from Lego — it nearly broke me

Man I got to figure out where to get good education for only 12k a year. I’m seriously starting to consider 30k a year options and that hurts. A paltry 150k is downright affordable, I pay 10 for the public preschool that’s currently virtual.

uhsguy  ·  117 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I built the ‘Seinfeld’ apartment from Lego — it nearly broke me

If it makes you feel any better those sets were the last sets in stock around Christmas. There may be a market for them but it’s not huge. Meanwhile my 4 year old and I are going to be building this awesome set https://www.brickfanatics.com/lego-creator-31109-pirate-ship-review/ which I’m super excited about because of all the creative choices and possibilities. Probably one of the best sets of last year. It’s not all doom and gloom but some legos suck and some people just fail at life.

That being said we’re building legos instead of going to school because school has failed into Covid. We’re shut down for the week but I think it’s probably closer to a month. I’d try to buy my way out of it but private isn’t doing much better and it’s damn near impossible to hire someone. So I’m stuck. Luckily I saved a ton of vacation and my work is really flexible, but weekends are 12/hr a day grind.

I never did understand why anyone would want to run or own a subway. It seems like a shitty existence akin to being a Uber driver. Independent sandwich shop, coffee stand, sure but subway hell no.

uhsguy  ·  125 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Stop Fetishizing Old Homes

Permitting is a nightmare of cost and even worse risk. It’s one thing to demolish your house with a predictable reconstruction cost and time line but when you add regulatory risk it’s a whole different game that could easily bankrupt you unless you have lot of cash to spare

uhsguy  ·  131 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Republican and Democratic County Deaths

It’s a bit higher but not a lot higher. Not even double dispite the low vax numbers comparatively. If anything it shows that what we’re doing in blue areas isn’t all that effective. Either because we’re not that good at following protocol or because of other factors that need to be considered.

Idk why this was worthy of publication in the Atlantic. Seems like It’s more suitable for a mommy blog. Lady fucked up her whole family for what? A chance to possibly do better? Her kids will hate her for her selfishness when they grow up and realize what happened.

Dead beat mom is the new dead beat dad of the 2020s.

uhsguy  ·  137 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 29, 2021

i bought lego collections and boy its time consuming to sort. You can buy missing and damaged pieces though and identify most sets by the unique parts.

Still I wish there was a better way to sort this stuff without hundreds of drawers

uhsguy  ·  142 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A Generation of American Men Give Up on College

This is just the realization that private k-12 already costs 30k a year and what’s another 4 more years for k-16 at the same rates. People going private aren’t really hurting for it. If you are taking loans for private school than you are probably getting scammed. Also if you inflation adjust you are basically flat in the last interval

uhsguy  ·  146 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 15, 2021

Do you have a good recipie for the Korma?

uhsguy  ·  175 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Vaporware car is best car

I’m all over this, just don’t forget to dump. Yeah your faux asset might double one more time before you get out but It’s also just as likely to go to zero. Take your profit and move on to the next scam/pyramid scheme

uhsguy  ·  185 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Surfers Want to Transform Your Commute With Hydrofoils

Nah that’s like 25. I’m not even half way there yet

. I don’t think I’ll make 25 for the year.

Ps5 flips for 785 right now. 550 retail after tax.

Oh I didn’t realize it was 2k if you diy. I hope it comes down in a couple years I really want one

uhsguy  ·  185 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Surfers Want to Transform Your Commute With Hydrofoils

Nobody is actually going to commute on one but it looks hella fun. Who needs a wake board boat when the board goes on its own. It’s like wind surfing without all the sail changes and setup and tear down. If they weren’t like 5k I’d buy one and go out on lake wa.

uhsguy  ·  187 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: November 10, 2021

It’s cause you run lean and are a small biz. Megacorp doesn’t really care unless it’s crunch time