"Study hard as if it is your job, because in the end it is. Respect authority (or at least the position). Around your elders keep you mouth shut and your ears open, you may just learn something. Get out and do things. Get a job (part time of course)…"
I tell my kids that you do not have to be best friends with everyone but you should be nice to everyone and friendly with everyone you meet. There will be some real @ holes out there but you don't have to be mean to them. It is not…"
"I won't mention how I was as I would not have anyone here follow what I did, though I did have a bit of fun nonetheless.
Just know (unless you have a trust fund) these are the last remaining years of your being a dependent.
"1. Decide early on what kind of a person you want to be. You probably already know a lot of the traits you admire in other---emulate the good things you see in guys to whom you look up.
2. Pay people what you owe them---not because they…"
"I am a saxophone player, and also repair saxes and other instruments...under $70......no way, at least not something that he will actually be able to play. You might find something in that price range, but finding one at that price that actually…"
"I don't know about you, but getting tired of trying is like getting tired of life, and life is a very precious thing to me. Getting tired of trying is like giving up hope, its like giving up entirely. Learn from your mistakes, use them to…"
"Good work growing 70% of your own food. I just noticed this topic when it got bumped up with recent posts.
For various reasons that would take too long to explain, I follow economic news and some agricultural news, at least, involving certain…"
"Very cool. Outside of Hawaii, it's hard to find legit Hawaiian / Polynesian martial arts schools. Up here (Canada), the closest we'll get is Kajukenbo and even those schools are few and far between. "
"Selling it as a lot is more convenient but less profitable. Selling it piece by piece usually results in more money overall but is extremely time-consuming.
Regarding the idea of consulting an auction house, I'd say your first step would…"
I accrued a collection of Star Wars memorabilia and knick knacks during my childhood and teenage years. It's not really cataloged, and is only taking up space in boxes in a garage right now. I'm considering selling it but have never sold anything sizable like this before (probably in the neighborhood of 350 various pieces – action figures to art prints).Anyone sold a collection before that can offer some advice? Should I try to sell it all at once, and if that's the case would I take it to an…See More