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Secrets to a successful life contained here!

David O'Meara
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In the spirit of the 'self help' books and other people who 'know all the answers' and are now sharing it with others, I offer the following free of charge. Please offer your own.

* If you want to make money, favour jobs that offer more money rather than less.
* When playing poker, try to get all your good cards the first time around.
* It is not a good idea to run people over.
* If you must take something with asking, make sure you own it first.
* When betting, pick the horse that wins.
* Don't do things that are bad for your health.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
author and iconoclast
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[*] Don't tug on Superman's cape
[*] Don't spit into the wind
[*] Don't take the mask off the old Lone Ranger
[*] Don't mess around with Jim


[Jess in Action][AskingGoodQuestions]
fred rosenberger
lowercase baba
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Posts: 11308
    
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
  • Don't take the mask off the old Lone Ranger



  • I believe that should be "PULL the mask"...
    [ December 19, 2006: Message edited by: fred rosenberger ]

    There are only two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors
    Tim LeMaster
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    Joined: Aug 31, 2006
    Posts: 226
    Fred - I believe you are right.

    And as Jim learned

    [x] Don't mess around with Slim
    marc weber
    Sheriff

    Joined: Aug 31, 2004
    Posts: 11343

    Include each of the following among your close friends:
  • Attorney
  • Auto mechanic
  • Accountant
  • Venture capitalist
  • Someone with access to controlled substances (e.g., physician, nurse practitioner, pharmacist...)
  • Heavyweight boxer (and his sparring partners)


  • "We're kind of on the level of crossword puzzle writers... And no one ever goes to them and gives them an award." ~Joe Strummer
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    marc weber
    Sheriff

    Joined: Aug 31, 2004
    Posts: 11343

    Oh, I almost forgot...

    Do not save video tapes of sessions with your dominatrix.

    Bert Bates
    author
    Sheriff

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    buy low - sell high


    Spot false dilemmas now, ask me how!
    (If you're not on the edge, you're taking up too much room.)
    Jayesh Lalwani
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Nov 05, 2004
    Posts: 502
    RTFM
    Scott Johnson
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    Joined: Aug 24, 2005
    Posts: 518
    [Jayesh] RTFM

    You got a FM?!? Would you make me a copy? I'm playing this by the seat of my pants!
    Eric Pascarello
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    EFH: I thought it was "Don't pee into the wind."
    Ernest Friedman-Hill
    author and iconoclast
    Marshal

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    Originally posted by Eric Pascarello:
    EFH: I thought it was "Don't pee into the wind."


    It's from a "song", Junior; what we used to have, back in the day, before you kids came along with that rhythmic extravasation you call music. Before your time. Don't expect you to understand. Put your earbuds back in and go back to your Fiddy Cent.
     
    I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
     
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