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      New Members: Click Here   03/09/2017

      Hello. If you are a new member, and feel a bit apprehensive about posting in the "open" forums, or, just wish to get your "sea legs" prior to posting in the open forums, feel free to post anything you wish to talk about, in the Newbies Forum. No one will bother you, or give you any sort of grief. Everyone there is happy to help you get answers to your questions.

Semper paratus

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    Living to be 105 and enjoying every minute of it on the way.

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  1. Well Mr. Perfect. You offer no help as to how to solve the problem. You only criticize and come back with your snide ignorance comment. How did you ever become a moderator beats me.. And in your arrogance you deleted my first reply.
  2. I saw recently somewhere else that people are complaining about their load just vanishing even when they are not using their phones. I am having the same problem with TM. During the holidays they gradually stole over P180. It is still being stolen even now after the holidays. Have you had this problem and do you know how to stop this stealing from happening ? This load stealing sounds like a good thing for Duterte to get involved in.
  3. Yep, most increases will be somewhere between $1.50 and $9.00. Try not to spend it all in one place.
  4. I am not really sure this is humor, but I didn't know where else to put it. Seems very much like real life to me.
  5. The increase will only be X .003, as in 3/10 of one percent.
  6. When my mother was in a nursing home, at her own choice by the way at 90 + she decided they were giving her way to much medicine. And I always thought so also. She was a very intelligent and hard working woman by the way. Anyhow one day I get a phone call from my brother that there is some kind of emergency at the home. Apparently a nurse was trying to force her to take some medicine that my mother did not want. And at 90+ with a really bad right shoulder and Parkinson's my mother was able to grab the nearby phone and cold-cock the nurse a good one. By the way she was a retired executive for the phone company. When I got to the home and heard the story I told the staff in no uncertain terms that if they ever tried to force our mother to do something again against her will there would be hell to pay. I always thought she was being fed too much medicine and she also finally figured that out. She was one that would always make her own decisions. The answer is not over medication and trying to keep someone sedated for no reason. She caused no trouble, nor threatened anyone or anything like that. At 93 she passed away there and was still in control of her life.
  7. I treadmill for 45-60 minutes one to two hours before going to bed. Since starting this about 6 months ago I rarely ever have to get up to pee and I get a good nights sleep. At 72 years young this works for me. Sometimes the answers to a problem are really quite simple and no drugs required. Works for me anyhow.
  8. The U.S. and many others including the Philippines should boycott anything Chinese. It appears that money is the only thing China understands. I don't have much hope for the Philippines to stand against China with the U.S., but when Trump takes the helm I fully expect things to change. This drone is just one more thing stolen that China will copy.
  9. I surely do see the most intelligent have fewer children. If you read all you'll see that I have no children at 72, but I like to practice conceiving them. And at 72 with still no kids is one reason I am Mensa qualified.
  10. Sure sounds like something Hitler would have said. Very scary.
  11. The IRS calls Social Security withholding a tax. See: Understanding Employment Taxes 中文 | 한국어 | TiếngViệt | Pусский Employers must deposit and report employment taxes. See the Employment Tax Due Dates page for specific forms and due dates. At the end of the year, you must prepare and file Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement to report wages, tips and other compensation paid to an employee. Use Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements to transmit Forms W-2 to the Social Security Administration. Federal Income Tax Employers generally must withhold federal income tax from employees' wages. To figure out how much tax to withhold, use the employee’s Form W-4 and withholding tables described in Publication 15, Employer's Tax Guide. You must deposit your withholdings. The requirements for depositing, as explained in Publication 15, vary based on your business and the amount you withhold. Social Security and Medicare Taxes Employers generally must withhold part of social security and Medicare taxes from employees' wages and you pay a matching amount yourself. To figure out how much tax to withhold, use the employee’s Form W-4 and the methods described in Publication 15, Employer's Tax Guide and Publication 15-A,
  12. I don't think the answer is to have a kid when you are old, then die, and dump the responsibility on the taxpayer. This is part of the reason for S.S. abuse.
  13. Don't just have kids due to peer pressure. Think about it.