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Comment: Re:The Man Who Said No To Sony (Score 1) 255

by Stavr0 (#43184337) Attached to: Nvidia Walked Away From PS4 Hardware Negotiations

Another quote from that story...
I could go to my grave, and my tombstone could say, 'Here lies the dumbest CEO ever to live. He chose not to sell to Wal-Mart.'
I wasn't condoning nor condemning nVidia's move, just pointing out the similarities. ... or maybe a more accurate analogy would be 3dfx failing to get the SEGA Dreamcast chipset contract.

Comment: Re:If you're getting a refund... (Score 1) 526

by Stavr0 (#43182495) Attached to: For 2012's U.S. tax season ...

This. A million times this.

Nobody should ever pay income tax deductions above the absolute minimum permitted by law. Do I have to include a cheque when I turn in my income tax paperwork?

Of course, but meanwhile that cashflow sits in MY bank account, which has side benefits of raising my number of free transactions, makes it easier to keep a minimum balance, helps get a better interest rate on progressive savings accounts, provides an extra cushion againts overdrafts ....

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