Weekend Open Thread   4 comments

Time for another weekend open thread, where you can discuss any topic you like.

As for me, I offer for your amusement Alan King, one of the great comedians:

Enjoy your weekend folks!

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Posted September 6, 2013 by edmcgon in Humor, Open Thread

4 responses to “Weekend Open Thread

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  1. How about a ‘curious’ question for a quiet ETS?
    With more and more consumers going online for community opinions and/or services, any thoughts on TRIP, YELP, HSN, Z, GRPN?

    • One of the problems with services like those is they aren’t “sticky”. People go there when they need the service, then never go back. It isn’t like email or a search engine or even Facebook.

      The only thing you mentioned which could be sticky would be GRPN, and their business model is just too hard on merchants. If they lose the merchants, they have nothing.

  2. Thanks Ed.

  3. Seems like it’s already starting here in europe:
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-09-06/poland-confiscates-half-private-pension-funds-cut-sovereign-debt-load
    Confiscating pension funds seems to be already happening … I thought it would only start in a few years. Talking about ‘socialism’ …

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