What are you buying with your $1200 check?

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VirtualLarry

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Aug 25, 2001
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We have a couple. i took a huge chunk of my finger off with the newest one. I had planned to grab the holder chingadera when I got close to the blade...got there faster than I expected... :oops:
Uh-oh. Looks like @BoomerD is past the cut-off date, maybe close to expiration date...

Dammit Jim, that's a Mandolin Slicer, not a finger toy!

I'd ask if I can have your stuffs, but I don't want a lifetime supply of Depends...
 
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snoopy7548

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Jan 1, 2005
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Again, no $1200 check, but I can still brag about the cool things I buy, right? :p

I ordered this alternative translite for my Attack from Mars pinball machine. I debated between this and the limited "backglass" (same artwork but on a 1/8" thick piece of acrylic) but decided to save $100. They'll both look the same when they're installed.


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IronWing

No Lifer
Jul 20, 2001
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The 1st round costs $22K per man, woman and child in this country. How much more stimulating can we take?
Yeah but $20.8K of that went to the right people. Stimulating the balls of the 0.001% will trickle down on us eventually.
 

Sonikku

Lifer
Jun 23, 2005
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The 1st round costs $22K per man, woman and child in this country. How much more stimulating can we take?
Americans only got 1200 out of that 22000. The small business fund ran out of money practically right out of the gate before most of them even managed to get a claim in, so the difference definitely didn't go to them. Almost all of the stimulus went to the corporations and elites. Cut them out of it and another stimulus for working Americans becomes much more affordable. Wont happen though.
 
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nakedfrog

Lifer
Apr 3, 2001
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Got my check in the mail today. I still don't understand why they mailed it instead of DD'ing it like they do our SS...but fuck it...I'll still take it.

I stopped and looked at a 2020 F-150 Lariat today. Pretty truck...$59,250 MSRP. :eek:
My first brand-new truck was 1976 Dodge Power Wagon with a 440 cu/in engine. $7500 out the door.
$7,500 in 1976 dollars = $34,726 in 2020 dollars.
 

highland145

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Oct 12, 2009
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Americans only got 1200 out of that 22000. The small business fund ran out of money practically right out of the gate before most of them even managed to get a claim in, so the difference definitely didn't go to them. Almost all of the stimulus went to the corporations and elites. Cut them out of it and another stimulus for working Americans becomes much more affordable. Wont happen though.
I think that's what I said.

@OILFIELDTRASH. Cause 99.9% of us aren't elites.
 
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ponyo

Lifer
Feb 14, 2002
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Is there supposed to be another $1200 payment, or just the one? Anybody know??
Gotta wait for the stock market to crash again. They were talking about 2 payments initially but changed their mind to one. Just get everyone to short the market and they might send you another one.
 

Dr. Detroit

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Sep 25, 2004
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The 1st round costs $22K per man, woman and child in this country. How much more stimulating can we take?
I hope people understand a huge chunk of this stimulus is going to the extra unemployment that the Fed Govt is kicking in. An Extra $600/wk for 39-weeks on top of the state benefit.

Upwards of $4K a month is what folks who are unemployed are recieving currently. So much money that many have no plans to return to work even if they are asked to come back.
 

highland145

Lifer
Oct 12, 2009
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I hope people understand a huge chunk of this stimulus is going to the extra unemployment that the Fed Govt is kicking in. An Extra $600/wk for 39-weeks on top of the state benefit.

Upwards of $4K a month is what folks who are unemployed are recieving currently. So much money that many have no plans to return to work even if they are asked to come back.
At which point they should be cut off.
 

FelixDeCat

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Aug 4, 2000
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Again, no $1200 check, but I can still brag about the cool things I buy, right? :p

I ordered this alternative translite for my Attack from Mars pinball machine. I debated between this and the limited "backglass" (same artwork but on a 1/8" thick piece of acrylic) but decided to save $100. They'll both look the same when they're installed.


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All I can say is ack, ack, ack-ack; ACK ACK!!!

 

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