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Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By OptedIn
Re: I kind of miss this place....

Paging Discrat, party of one. Your table is ready.

Oh, and by the way. You were rambling. I was creating artistic expression. :-)

We'll have to do that again, soon. :-)

Cheers. - Optie
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By OptedIn
Re: New Family Member

Very happy to hear of this, Ms. Kay! Hoping you are in good health and spirits.

Drop a line, sometimes. Be well and stay safe.

Cheers. - Optie
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By OptedIn
Re: I kind of miss this place....

Greetings. I do pop in on occasion. I know peeps be jonesin' for my hilarity and intellect. :-)

I heard somewhere that Miss Terra now goes by a single letter, which I can't mention since this is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th December 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 232
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Buying anything today?

Greetings All,

I must confess to going overboard, but probably taking advantage of the best deal on the Internet.

I got 20 Lifetime licenses to the Brilliant Directories platform along with 20...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 130
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Help Choosing a Monitor, Please

Being a Mac user, I have never owned any of their product.



No, still can't justify that for what I do. Haven't ruled it out, but I hate buying entry-level stuff. The configuration I would buy...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 130
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Help Choosing a Monitor, Please

Thank you for your input, Jeffrey. Most helpful. :-)

Big Frank
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th September 2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 130
Posted By OptedIn
Help Choosing a Monitor, Please

Greetings,

I'm starting my Christmas shopping for that very special someone in my life, me!

I am looking to replace my current monitor setup of 2 - 30" Apple HD Cinema displays. I love them,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th July 2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

There was a time you only called me, that!



Yes, I know. But then I'd actually have to speak to you. Thinking, thinking.

You're a dog. That much is certain.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th July 2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

Greetings. Yeah, still truckin'. It's very hard for me to believe considering the shape I'm in. I don't understand how an organism can take decades of abuse and just keep going. I even feel like...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th July 2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

I used to know some fat guy with that name, but it seems if I don't call him I never hear from him. I was wondering what happened to him. Figured he died and the cat ate him.



I start shopping...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th July 2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

I think it was 2 Christmas purchases back. I'll be shopping this Christmas if I'm still breathing but I want a 95" or a 100" since it will be the last one.



It's a very peaceful, inspiring, and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th July 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

Howdy Ms. Kay,

Lovely, aren't they? You might like this.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/ll10/BigFrank2001/Peacock_female_l_fr.jpg

Cheers. - Big Frank
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th July 2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

Wow! that certainly is a lot of cool stuff. Good luck with all of it. I hear you, about 'Dell.' What can I say? Some people swear by Miracle Whip. Me? I'm a life-long Hellman's guy. :-)

Sorry for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

Greetings Sir. Yes, unbelievably, although I have taken a licking, I keep on tickin'. That said, the old implantable device is about due for new batteries, so they'll probably swap-out the latest and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 787
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

Greetings All,

Still driving the Bimmer, but will be trading it in on a BMW Z4 in the spring of 2021, should I live that long. Six years old and just turned 30k miles. Garage kept and detailed...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th December 2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Happy Holidays from Optie and Honey

Greetings, Dan. 'Kickin' like a chicken,' kind sir. Struggling, but I embrace the struggle. I don't know any other way.



And a very happy New Year to you and yours.

Be, well. :-)

Frank
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th December 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Happy Holidays from Optie and Honey

Thank you, sir!



Shared traits, I might add.



I am, surprisingly. I've tried everything to hasten my demise but must confess to being an utter failure. At least my consistency is intact.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd December 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By OptedIn
Happy Holidays from Optie and Honey

Greetings All,

I just wanted to stop by and wish you all a safe and happy holiday season and all the best in 2020.

Things are good, here. Although I fully and formally retired in October, I'm...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th October 2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Listening to ANY crazy advice

I am great. Keeping busy, learning new things, but have finally, formally retired. Just trying to keep my brain from succumbing to atrophy.

I spent the entire summer in the lake and the Bimmer....
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 556
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Hot Prospects - Bill Good

Telemarketing is a numbers game. The first time through your list your goal is to speak to as many people as possible in the shortest amount of time. By only dealing with those that are extremely...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th October 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 445
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to become the smartest person in the room

I oftentimes find myself being the smartest person in the room, but sadly for everyone else in the room, that's not because I'm all that smart.
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th October 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 445
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to become the smartest person in the room

Whenever you enter a room, that's generally what winds up happening.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th October 2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By OptedIn
Re: When Last Did You Use Fiverr?

I use Fiverr on a regular basis and used it as recently as last week. I use it for sales videos, graphic design, scraping, radio station promos and After Effects template editing, which I'm too lazy...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd August 2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 821
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Who Is Your Celebrity Crush And Why ...

You know precisely what happened! :-)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th July 2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,586
Posted By OptedIn
Re: So You're Laying On You Beath Bed ...

"Every adversity every failure and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit."

A seed that is never planted, watered, fertilized or given access to the sun, is...
Forum: Mind Warriors 30th May 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 889
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Anchovies?

Can I get an, "Amen?"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st May 2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 954
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Game of thrones

Hard to comprehend all of the gnashing of teeth on social media. If you are that heavily, emotionally invested in any TV show, it's time to reevaluate your life - or, possibly just get something...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th April 2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,638
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Blah, blah, blah...

It must have more information than the Library of Congress. You've been building it for years. :-)

Optie (Nothing gets by me).
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th March 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 400
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to Answer: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Nowhere, did I mention 'Snake Treats!'
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,976
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How Warrior Forum is Changing in 2019

Simple. Track down and bring back Big Frank. It was all downhill once he was gone. :-)

Optie
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th February 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By OptedIn
Optie's Monthly Check-In

Greetings Folks,

Just wanted to stop by and say hello and relieve you of your withdraw(al) symptoms from having to face each new day without my bon mots of intelligence and sardonic wit.

All is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th January 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By OptedIn
Greetings from the Grand Ol' Optie

Greetings Adoring Fans,

Just checking in to say hello and let you know what I have been doing. If you're afraid of hard work, or like to do nothing more than 'talk' about completing your projects,...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd January 2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

Excellent observations, all. Thank you.
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st December 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 915
Posted By OptedIn
Re: The More You Fail ...

Oh, how I envy you, your unbridled power. lol
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to find companies that advertise on billboard?

Google Maps street view of major highways.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Subscription Wordpress Post Plugin?

So - you think that maybe someone looking for something to aid them in making money would be willing to pay for it?

Been here, very long?

The word, "Free," is generally implied, if not spoken. ...
Forum: Copywriting 30th December 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

Correct. I guess 'copywriters' will take any job that pays.



So the question becomes, why would anyone? Are you implying that parts that bored me wouldn't bore anyone with an IQ over room...
Forum: Beginners Area 30th December 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By OptedIn
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Where to post new artwork to see what people like???

I thought that art was supposed to be subjective? What one person loves, another might hate. Just put it all out there. If no one likes any of it, then at least you know it's time to look for a new...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

I've written all my own copy for 50 years, when active in business, during that time span. I've done OK with it. Be honest, anyone can call themselves a copywriter, but most who think they're so...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

Well, at least I was paid union scale.

Did you get anything beyond, "All you can eat?" :-)
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

A professional always gives their all, regardless of the audience size. That's not to say that I have never delivered a soliloquy, while contemplating what I was going to have on my after-show pizza....
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

No. Once you get your union card, you must hand in your thespian card. Only college actors call themselves thespians. :-)

I spent the day looking for a video my sister recorded of a bit I did on...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

OMG. I had to force myself to read that until I screamed and quit. What part of the first 10 paragraphs have you not seen a variation of in any two-bit sales letter ever put together?

I get it....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 909
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to guarantee failure with Internet Marketing in 2019

My heart was in the right place. You know, that lump of black coal in my chest cavity. :-)
Forum: Beginners Area 29th December 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 191
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Promoting in groups that discourage self-promotion

Why not just accept that you maybe you shouldn't look for a work-around, or cheat-around?

Just a thought.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th December 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 1,434
Posted By OptedIn
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 909
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to guarantee failure with Internet Marketing in 2019

While most people fail repeatedly, many have success right out of the box. Failure is not a mandatory prerequisite for success.



You will surely fail if you're not smart enough and brave enough...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 909
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to guarantee failure with Internet Marketing in 2019

One in a thousand is not a stat for anyone to look to replicate. There are always rare exceptions to every rule. Best to ignore them.
Forum: Copywriting 28th December 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

As a former professional actor myself, I have always known that there can't be great performers and performances, without exceptional scripts. Every great play or movie, as well as the performances...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th December 2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Marketing Magic?

People who love to snack.
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th December 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By OptedIn
Re: 1 Stern Warning About Persistence

Not in this lifetime. lol
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 608
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Will you be doing anything different in 2019?

If that's true, I'm warning everyone - don't you dare try to wake me up. I've been working in my home office for 20 years and life doesn't get any better than this.

My doggie, keeping my feet all...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th December 2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By OptedIn
Re: 1 Stern Warning About Persistence

Sorry. If you're still struggling after 5 or 10 years, you haven't done anything correctly. You should have quit and found something new, long before hitting the 5 year mark. Only a total loser would...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th December 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 370
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Don't Lose your time use it

I did. I wound up making reindeer stew. And Santa wound up taking Uber home.
Forum: Beginners Area 26th December 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 221
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Achieving my goal!

NEVER put the words 'blog' and 'profit' in the same sentence. That's akin to 'military intelligence.'



It was just something to consider. I understand what you are saying,



"Necessary...
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