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Sold at $165k.
Congrats JP. Good auction for seller & buyer. If you ever miss the boost and need a quick fix, you can take my 76 930 for a spin. I keep it just up the road from you at PetrolLounge. J
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I'll never understand people who make a couple million dollars a year announcing it to the internet. That's not even a humble brag. That's a douchebag brag.

If you really make $1000/hr you pay someone $100/hr to do it for you or you do it because you want to do it. You don't do it in lieu of working and making money.
LOL Matt - I just spent $1.28/min reading & replying to your post.
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I'll never understand people who make a couple million dollars a year announcing it to the internet. That's not even a humble brag. That's a douchebag brag.

If you really make $1000/hr you pay someone $100/hr to do it for you or you do it because you want to do it. You don't do it in lieu of working and making money.
Consider the source of said brag.
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Give me a break. When someone is criticizing the financial decision of selling the car on BaT, and I'm defending my choice, the value of my time is certainly a factor. And $1k an hour is hardly bragging. You can barely throw a rock these days and not hit someone making that number, be it lawyers, doctors, bankers, c-level executives, and on and on. It's not exactly the rarified air it was 10 years ago.

Besides, if I really wanted to brag I'd include stock options and dividends.
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Congrats JP. Good auction for seller & buyer. If you ever miss the boost and need a quick fix, you can take my 76 930 for a spin. I keep it just up the road from you at PetrolLounge. J
Very kind of you, sir. Consider the offer reciprocal.
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Fewer than 250k Americans earn more than $1 million a year. I'm just saying.
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Fewer than 250k Americans earn more than $1 million a year. I'm just saying.
I hear you. But even the average 911 buyer has a household income more than 6X the median. Trust me, lots and lots of 7-figure people in that group. I go to a lot of high-end car events. I'm usually one of the poor people in the room.
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Collector car auctions are a 1%er game, that goes without saying.
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LOL Matt - I just spent $1.28/min reading & replying to your post.

You have a little something on your chin.
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Congrats on the sale. 1st Safari 930 to break $100k
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Give me a break. When someone is criticizing the financial decision of selling the car on BaT, and I'm defending my choice, the value of my time is certainly a factor. And $1k an hour is hardly bragging. You can barely throw a rock these days and not hit someone making that number, be it lawyers, doctors, bankers, c-level executives, and on and on. It's not exactly the rarified air it was 10 years ago.

Besides, if I really wanted to brag I'd include stock options and dividends.
What do you do for work? You one of those above you mentioned?
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JP congrats on sale, lovely car
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Nicely done MIB...beautiful example of 930...Congrats on nice sale...
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Thanks, guys.

ItzaMe - Yes, I'm the CEO of a large tech company. Why do you ask?
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ItzaMe - Yes, I'm the CEO of a large tech company. Why do you ask?

Was just wondering since 1000/hr doesn't seem like doctor/lawyer hours so CEO makes sense.

Let me know if you're hiring

Full time engineer currently but maybe a sign-on-911 would get me thinking of a new position
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Was just wondering since 1000/hr doesn't seem like doctor/lawyer hours so CEO makes sense.

Let me know if you're hiring

Full time engineer currently but maybe a sign-on-911 would get me thinking of a new position
You'd be surprised the number of doctors and lawyers clearing that number. Just try and find a top IP or corporate trial lawyer, or a good fertility doctor or cosmetic surgeon.

I'm not obtuse, I know it's a crazy amount of money, but it's the world we live in today.

And I'm ALWAYS hiring.
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You'd be surprised the number of doctors and lawyers clearing that number. Just try and find a top IP or corporate trial lawyer, or a good fertility doctor or cosmetic surgeon.

I'm not obtuse, I know it's a crazy amount of money, but it's the world we live in today.

And I'm ALWAYS hiring.
Hmm interesting. Never really thought of or had much knowledge on them.

I'll send you a PM. Maybe something down the line if I decide to leave Cleveland
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What do you do for work? You one of those above you mentioned?
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