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Old 02-15-2013, 09:08 AM   #26 (permalink)
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What do you do for a living?

What do you do for a living?

What do you do for a living?

what do you do for a living?

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Old 02-15-2013, 11:13 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:26 AM   #28 (permalink)
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I'm a Procurement Logistics Group Leader at the biggest alternator manufacturing plant in the entire world. Its not a bad racket.
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:30 AM   #29 (permalink)
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When you are an avid gambler, busting wax is like watching a movie in 20x slow motion.

I almost consider busting wax as a way to sidetrack gambling time. Even if busting takes a loss, that loss isnt bad compared to a 5 hr run to the casino!!

I fund my card hobby with gambling money!
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:36 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I'm a Procurement Logistics Group Leader at the biggest alternator manufacturing plant in the entire world. Its not a bad racket.
Nice! Congrats on moving up the ladder from poop gatherer...
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:39 PM   #31 (permalink)
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This for sure....I am pretty conservative in my spending even though I could spend a lot more. I wonder how many people are spending money on cards instead of funding a 401(k) or just putting $X a pay away in savings.

I'm in it for fun. I do sell stuff I get in breaks to buys singles I want, but basically the amount of money I spend on wax is that if I don't sell a single thing I get in a break, I'm fine with it financially.
401K's are not exactly great investments IMO. IF the stock market goes down, you are going to keep working until you are 95 years old!
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:05 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Brad scours threads to complain about reposts... for a living.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:50 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Brad scours threads to complain about reposts... for a living.
Add this to the list of repeated threads which includes topics like "Taping Toploaders when Shipping", "What is worth sending into COMC?", "I got a 1099 from Paypal" and "Topps Hobby vs. Jumbo".

I personally have an OK paying job, a child, a wife (who also works) and a mortgage. I probably have less expendable income now that when I was single making 4x less money than I do now.

Very rarely would I straight up buy a box or case. Usually, I cash out my COMC for Blowout credit or do the Blowout scrub relic/auto trade-in and apply that towards a multiple box or case order. I sometimes buy a loose box when visiting the mall/LCS, but only after trading for some credit or cashing out on consignment sales. My PC is focused on quality over quantity and most everything that I break ends up sold to fund future breaks.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:57 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Im in college and have minimum wage job, so if i want a card, i use money from drawings that i sell.
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:15 PM   #35 (permalink)
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When you are an avid gambler, busting wax is like watching a movie in 20x slow motion.

I almost consider busting wax as a way to sidetrack gambling time. Even if busting takes a loss, that loss isnt bad compared to a 5 hr run to the casino!!

I fund my card hobby with gambling money!
But how do you fund your gambling?
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:23 PM   #36 (permalink)
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But how do you fund your gambling?
Alan: It says here we should work in teams. Who wants to be my spotter?
Doug: I don't think you should be doing too much gambling tonight, Alan.
Alan: Gambling? Who said anything about gambling? It's not gambling when you know you're gonna win. Counting cards is a foolproof system.
Stu: It's also illegal.
Alan: It's not illegal. It's frowned upon, like masturbating on an airplane.
Phil: I'm pretty sure that's illegal too.
Alan: Yeah, maybe after 9/11, where everybody got so sensitive. Thanks a lot, bin Laden.

I love that movie .
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:28 PM   #37 (permalink)
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But how do you fund your gambling?
Original source is from disposable income form my day job. But im not allowed to touch that. I put a lump sum into my gambling account once a year. I get to work with that all year! If it runs out, I have to build it back up from my next yearly deposit. My wife controls my gambling now!!
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:53 PM   #39 (permalink)
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