Is it wrong to turn down free money?

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Billy Mays » Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:26 pm

You make 165k a year which is roughly 100k more than the median income in CA. If you don't think you're a better person than the poor people you are signaling for then you should donate money to them until your income matches theirs, here is a good place to start looking for great places to send 6 figures a year:

https://www.forbes.com/top-charities/list/#tab:rank

But you won't do that because you'd rather have the state take it from other people and hand that out instead.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Casual Observer » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:46 pm

Are you delusional billy Mays? Yeah, $65k is "the median home" in the bay area. And like trumps guy said an american family can buy a new car for a grand. The medium home price in the bay area is $735k you stupid shit. I'm barely middle class here my trumpster friend. You're also confusing progressive taxation with socialism which is another reason trumpsters are morons. Yes I do donate to homeless shelters and my homeless mentally ill brother in law and to Mir birds and to Puerto Rico disaster aid so am trying to do my part.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Casual Observer » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:34 pm

Billy Mays wrote:
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:26 pm
You make 165k a year which is roughly 100k more than the median income in CA.
zillow says I would have to earn 181k minimum to buy a home here. The median income is 104k here so I'm just above and only just recently the last 2 years over that mark. I've been poor enough at times in the last couple decades that I still pick up pennies if I see them. Being poor or even just below middle class magnifies the cost in time and money it takes to live life. If you have always had enough money to have good credit and never blacklisted from a real bank then paying bills happens automatically but otherwise you're stuck waiting in line at Wal-Mart moneycenter like the 30% of Americans underbanked or unbanked. Rich people can afford more taxes because life costs them a smaller percentage of their time and money.

The supreme irony with your guy trump is he signaled all the worst impulses of people who are struggling and the sadness is most of them still don't see that he is bad for them and also couldn't give a shit about them.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:41 pm

AArdvark wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:58 pm
Perhaps if a person was able to keep what they earned instead of helping to pay for the less work-inclined there would be less animosity.
I've taken to voting against every tax increase no matter what. It's where I become an old codger yelling at clouds, I guess. No matter how beneficial they are, they have an ENORMOUS amount of my paycheck already and I can't believe people out there work to propose raising taxes to get it on the ballot. If we can't skate by with what is taken from Americans already then we don't need it.
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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Jizaboz » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:58 am

Casual Observer wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:27 pm
I make 165k talking to people on the phone in my home office chair
Wait, woah. What in the fuck do you talk to people about over the phone that's worth 165k a year? I mean.. I see you are in San Francisco where the cost of living is insane but hrrrmmmm?

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Casual Observer » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:05 pm

Jizaboz wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:58 am
Casual Observer wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:27 pm
I make 165k talking to people on the phone in my home office chair
Wait, woah. What in the fuck do you talk to people about over the phone that's worth 165k a year? I mean.. I see you are in San Francisco where the cost of living is insane but hrrrmmmm?
I sell software.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by RealNC » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:20 pm

Casual Observer wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:05 pm
I sell software.
Would sound just as believable as if you said you sell spearheads and sword hilts.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Casual Observer » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:22 pm

RealNC wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:20 pm
Casual Observer wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:05 pm
I sell software.
Would sound just as believable as if you said you sell spearheads and sword hilts.
last year it was clinical trial software, I'm counting salary, bonus and sweet commission. This year it's cyber deception tech, honeypots on steroids invested in by splunk and Google. In the middle ages I definitely would have been selling weapons.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Casual Observer » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:30 pm

RealNC wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:20 pm
Casual Observer wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:05 pm
I sell software.
Would sound just as believable as if you said you sell spearheads and sword hilts.
by the way, has anyone seen "Forged in Fire" ? It's iron chef with blade making, fucking awesome.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Billy Mays » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:14 am

Yes, the thing I enjoy most about that show is how they structure their commercial breaks, how they go through the judging and reveal who won each round BEFORE the break. I hate cliffhangers, if I enjoy the show then I will remain on the station during the break and come back to watch the next episode, but cliffhangers ruin even my favorite shows and make me stop watching them.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by AArdvark » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:28 am

Haven't watched the show. Is it a typical reality show? I was forced to watch that fish tank show, 'Tanked' the other day and I tuned out after five minutes. Really dislike those shows that constantly cut away to the sidebar shot where the 'actor' tells the audience what they were thinking/doing during the last five seconds. As if we didn't know (maybe the viewer retards don't!)

Don't mind so much if the craftsman explains as he goes but keep the camera on the activity. And that's another thing, don't pretend that there's no cameraman in the room!

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:35 pm

I absolutely cannot believe these assholes are fucking with the mortgage credit. It is the last way for regular families to have SOME kind of way of getting ahead.

Who would vote for someone that wants to eliminate the mortgage credit? How the fuck is that even on the table? And this is from the party that gives lip service to not raising taxes. Holy shit is that long gone.

How much do you have to hate liberals to vote for a party that wants to remove the mortgage credit? Can you imagine, can you fucking imagine if Obama floated that one out there to those insipid losers?
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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Jizaboz » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:16 am

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:35 pm
And this is from the party that gives lip service to not raising taxes. Holy shit is that long gone.
Pretty sure HW Bush started it. Heh-heh

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:00 pm

Also, CO, mark me down as having software for you to sell. I ignored the real point of this thread, which is that you are our ticket out of this dump.
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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Casual Observer » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:21 am

Sure thing, glad to help any of you if i ever could. BTW, why can't text games be done for phones? Maybe typing would be arduous but maybe "which way" kind of choices or choose words or something.

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by pinback » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:37 am

Or speech recognition.
Above all else... We shall go on... And continue!

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Casual Observer » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:09 pm

pinback wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:37 am
Or speech recognition.
yeah, icj, why can't your great stories with choiceful adventures be an APP? I'd play text game's again but I can only play games on my phone anymore (when at home I'm either working or The wife's in charge).

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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by pinback » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:38 pm

"PUMP IT UP!!!"

C'mon, that'd be awesome.
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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by Paul Robinson » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:38 pm

To make Hugo games as an App means rewriting the Hugo run-time system (RTS) in Java or something that compiles to JVM (Java Virtual Machine) bytecode because both Android and iPhone only allow Java packages to be loaded, you can't install ARM machine code binaries and on Apple the binaries have to be signed. That means either translating the RTS from (I presume) C (rather than C++) into Java or finding if there is either a C to Java translator or a C compiler that produces JVM Bytecode.

The process might be doable as the tools are there but then you have to sort of package the Hugo binary as something akin to an array or something so it could be loaded into the App as one file; I'm not familiar with how Java apps are put together into a package.
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Re: Is it wrong to turn down free money?

Post by RealNC » Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:37 am

Sorry, Paul. That is wrong. There is no need to convert anything to Java. Also, iOS is not based on Java. Android is, where you need a small JAVA wrapper to load a native ARM code binary.

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