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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-29-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By KenSilver
Yuk. Had a similar thing happened to me a few...

Yuk. Had a similar thing happened to me a few years ago, but in a funnier context. My wife owned a Mazda MX5 and one night she had to park it out on the driveway during quite a violent storm. We...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-08-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,034
Posted By KenSilver
Eat less. There was an interesting article...

Eat less.

There was an interesting article a little while ago that said that Americans have grown 25% fatter around the same time that fast food outlets increased their portion sizes by 25%.
...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-21-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By KenSilver
It's been a while since I set everything up, but...

It's been a while since I set everything up, but from memory Ultramon does a lot more than just flicking the cursor from screen to screen. You can flip Windows from one screen to another, and...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-21-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By KenSilver
Thanks - it would look better however if I could...

Thanks - it would look better however if I could completely conceal the wiring. Unfortunately I chose a glass topped desk so that I could check to see whether I was wearing matching socks, but forgot...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-21-2006, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By KenSilver
I've had my dual monitor set-up for a couple of...

I've had my dual monitor set-up for a couple of years, and like anyone else who uses twin screens, would never go back. The increase in productivity is well beyond the doubling you get from using...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
Sounds a bit risky. But then the fringe benefits...

Sounds a bit risky. But then the fringe benefits may offset that :)
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
Gee you folk are depressing. I guess the...

Gee you folk are depressing.

I guess the only flipping I'll be doing is at MacD's.

So who's making money then? C'mon, out with it... what's the best enterprise you know about?

Ken Silver...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
This guy gets deals to come to him. He deals with...

This guy gets deals to come to him. He deals with distressed properties only: http://www.property-course.com/success.htm

Seems to be a better idea.

Ken Silver
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~1993 SL500,...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
Looks like it's commercial then. Pluses and...

Looks like it's commercial then.

Pluses and minus's:

- Large deposit (banks want 30% min).
- Single tenant risk.
- Complex leases and high legal outgoings.
- Slow growth if business market...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
I'm getting more out of this thread than any of...

I'm getting more out of this thread than any of the zillion property forums I'm reading. It's good to get real world opinion from do-ers. One ideal tactic to residential RE wealth--as I rather...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
As a further thought about residential property...

As a further thought about residential property investing, it concerns me about the increasing number of seminars and books that claim untold riches.

Whenever a wealth scheme develops to this...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
OK, maybe some folk get attracted by a 10x...

OK, maybe some folk get attracted by a 10x increase in equity over the next 30 years, but by then I'm dead - immortality breakthroughs notwithstanding.

So with 50 properties I've got a small,...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 01:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
So has anyone made their millions on SFRs or...

So has anyone made their millions on SFRs or multi-units?

I can't see how $100/month x 50 properties is really going to make anyone seriously rich. In one of my businesses I net over 5 times...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-03-2006, 12:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,005
Posted By KenSilver
For the tired and weary RI's here who have bowed...

For the tired and weary RI's here who have bowed out of the property game... what do you do/recommend instead?

What gives the same (almost) automated income, profit and tax breaks?

Ken Silver...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 02-12-2006, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,116
Posted By KenSilver
It's easy. I used to do it solo every season on...

It's easy. I used to do it solo every season on my '71 350SL using the turtleback approach.

But it's absolutely essential you place several layers of blankets on the bootlid and sides. And take...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-28-2005, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By KenSilver
I haven't been at this forum for quite a few...

I haven't been at this forum for quite a few months. When I came to look and flip through the posts on this thread, I briefly saw my photos in the sig and thought wow - that's a nice SL!

Turns...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-28-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By KenSilver
Yeah, I think long-term leasing has made high end...

Yeah, I think long-term leasing has made high end cars more accessible for the average guy. It was price that kept the buffer between the masses and the elite. Now everyone's elite :)
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-28-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By KenSilver
I wonder if there is any difference in public...

I wonder if there is any difference in public attitude between a modern Mercedes and an older classic. Although a 450SL is not strictly a classic yet, I would've thought you would be better treated...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-28-2005, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By KenSilver
You might have the advantage of being a 'native,'...

You might have the advantage of being a 'native,' Russell... as a short-term visitor I haven't found that. I was driving in UK a couple of weeks ago. For the 10 days I go there once or twice a year I...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-28-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By KenSilver
Do attitudes change when you drive an expensive car?

Over the last year or two I've noticed people cutting a lot less slack towards me on the road. My driving hasn't changed since I was 14, but the way people react has.

They're rude, abusive and...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-20-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By KenSilver
I have a theory: you'll be better treated and...

I have a theory: you'll be better treated and thought of if you go round in an immaculate, sparkling MB of any age. A shine means pedantic/fussy owner to most people, and they respect that.

If you...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-20-2005, 03:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By KenSilver
Nope, they don't build 'em like they used to -...

Nope, they don't build 'em like they used to - the new models are too easily dinged these days. I don't want some young-buck dent guy comin' round every coupla weeks. (Jeepers, I'm starting to write...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-20-2005, 12:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By KenSilver
Well, the term may be open to interpretation. My...

Well, the term may be open to interpretation. My esteemed wife and I have been together for 35 yrs +/- a few months, and 'trophy' probably refers to the reward she deserves for her patience and...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-17-2005, 02:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By KenSilver
Crimony -you've taken two of the funs out of my...

Crimony -you've taken two of the funs out of my life! So now - instead of taking these next 10 minutes working on earning a small fortune to upgrade my SUV and BigScreenTv, I will spend the energy...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-17-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By KenSilver
But it has and it does, and probably always will....

But it has and it does, and probably always will. You can't build a strong and expensive global brand over a century and have it mold fashion and opinion over that time without consequences. Rightly...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-16-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By KenSilver
Whew. I thought you might have said home theater...

Whew. I thought you might have said home theater projector, plasma tv, THX sound system, twin 19" computer flatscreen monitors, flatscreen in front of treadmill, trophy wife, Aeron office chair,...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-16-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By KenSilver
What's the 'wrong' toys, in your opinion? I need...

What's the 'wrong' toys, in your opinion? I need to check my list :)

Ken Silver
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~1993 SL500, glistening triple black, xenons, AMG facelift to 2002 style.
~1999 SLK 230...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-23-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By KenSilver
In Wellington, the tip of the bottom of the North...

In Wellington, the tip of the bottom of the North Island, a few miles away from where Jack Black, Adrian Brophy and Peter Jackson are making "King Kong" right now. Have you been here?

Ken Silver...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-23-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By KenSilver
Hmm. That's more a groupie/fan behaviour than I'd...

Hmm. That's more a groupie/fan behaviour than I'd prefer to emulate... too opportunistic, and I'll be given no more than a nod, I guess, like everyone else. I'm looking for a better form of...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-23-2005, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By KenSilver
Any more ideas - maybe someone has met a...

Any more ideas - maybe someone has met a celebrity in similar circumstances and has some tips?

Up to this point of my life, I have been the one that others have wanted to meet :) so it's a curious...
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