Originally Posted by bwcafishing
Deal. Please realize that us large and furry creatures are distracted very easily by shiny objects and random obscure thoughts. Again, we governed by our instincts more so than our intellect. However there is no need to be afraid, we are actually "gentle giants". However, if you decide to poke sticks through the bars we can be provoked.....
Whew! That was a close one!
As I mentioned before the whole nickname/username thing was not me trying to be secretive - it's just really not that interesting a story. My nickname among some old friends is hanes because my name includes that in it, and another buddy - who was a fellow economics major in college - began calling some of my crazy ideas and/or outlooks on life as "hanesian theories," a takeoff on Keynesian economic theory. Only with far more supply and far less demand involved, if you catch my drift. And much less
you it was not worth elaborating on! Maybe some visual aids will help drive home the point.
First, a shot that will, no doubt, be achingly familiar to everyone - the basic Keynesian supply & demand shift curve illustration, followed by what I suspect, but cannot conclusively prove, was an excerpt from one of my math class exams.
Notice the stunning similarity in underlying genius? I rest my case.
Now if you'll excuse me I have hours and hours of staring at my basement and not getting anything done to do now.