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Oct 3
1

Another great benefit of the watch is that I can roam around in my house or office (without my phone) and not worry that I might be missing some important call or message.

Oct 3
2

My watches range from extremely simple and durable mechanical pieces to HAQ watches that are accurate within two seconds a year. Right now I’m rocking a Russian made Vostok Komandierski with a 24-hour dial, and a genuine 200 m of water resistance. Tomorrow, maybe one of my solar, radio controlled G-Shocks, or an Read more

Oct 3
4

I think there’s a subscription-rate for the service, along with pretty hefty fee / fine for actually using it (think $300,000 - 400,000) Read more

Oct 2
2

Yup! They’re called GPS satellite communicators (sometimes referred to as “distress beacons.”) They’re pretty popular with hikers / spelunkers / mountain-climbers / etc...basically, if you’re incapacitated and in a remote area, you hit a single button. The device finds it’s location with GPS, automatically contacts Read more

Oct 2
4

Right? The first thought that came to mind when I saw this post was, “I should just go Reply with “No.””

Sep 2
13

My parents are not super-rich, but we grew up poor, and my Mom knows how to squeeze a penny like nobody else.

She is now quite wealthy, and still won’t buy a soda out of a vending machine because it’s a rip-off. Read more

Sep 2
6

I blame the TGI Friday’s test kitchen executive chef (a prepaid cellphone that Guy Fieri texts recipes to while high on whippets)“ Read more

Sep 2
21

That’s the problem Trump has had his entire life, and it is now visited on his children, their spouses or whatever, etc. Read more

Sep 2
19

And that’s how you keep money.  My mom has a cousin with money.  They have a nice house with a pool but that’s it.  Their kids went to good schools but they are not into the race to buy this and that to show other people that they have money.

Sep 2
29

Agreed, with some exceptions for levels of celebrity. Worked in the Ruth Chris attached to the Grand Hyatt, next to the theaters for a few years, so we’d get sports teams, bands, and then a fairly standard smattering of more well to do business folks and leisure travelers. Read more

Sep 2
44

One of my friends in high school was the daughter of the guy who owned the toy company that bought and produced/sold the supersoaker. Read more

Sep 2
55

I’ve hard the third group referred to as “$60k millionaires”. They are living off of credit card debt and genuinely believe that “fake it ‘til you make it” is an effective mantra.

Sep 2
32

“I made my first billion dollars by haggling the various 10/25/50¢ extra for condiments, plastic bags, and extra toppings down to 0¢!"