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Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Hmmm I don't really see what's so bad about...

Hmmm I don't really see what's so bad about having a resume on there. I've used mine for things other than job hunting, like when I applied for CSPA and things like that.
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I've never had an issue using my work laptop for...

I've never had an issue using my work laptop for study. Then again it was explicitly stated in the study program that the materials covered by the program were the property of the company, so that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-13-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
He'll solve the Navier-Stokes problem, and then...

He'll solve the Navier-Stokes problem, and then reject the next million
Forum: General Actuarial 09-12-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,034
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Ended up with depression since passing exams was...

Ended up with depression since passing exams was the only thing that brought me joy in life
Forum: Software & Technology 09-12-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25,030
Views: 6,248,317
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Saw some trailers for it. I'll get it once I play...

Saw some trailers for it. I'll get it once I play through FFXIII which I've been wanting to do for some time.

It works on Linux now! Thanks to proton.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-12-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
:(

:(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-12-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
hi how are you

hi how are you
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I dunno about that. There are a few contradictory...

I dunno about that. There are a few contradictory things here.

People want inequality. People want to be recognized financially for their accomplishments, and that's why companies offer higher...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Also, what do you mean by "maintaining a...

Also, what do you mean by "maintaining a friendship?"

There are places in the world where that kind of thing involves doing things that many people in the US would frown upon. Should you still...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
BYU isn't ranked high, and it has a 51%...

BYU isn't ranked high, and it has a 51% acceptance rate. If you need your parents' help to pull some strings, you're not a good student and need a serious lesson in work ethic. Getting rejected would...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I wouldn't. If my kid can't score high enough to...

I wouldn't. If my kid can't score high enough to get in, then they aren't getting in.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
From my limited understanding, it seems like the...

From my limited understanding, it seems like the expectations can be high, and by high I mean ridiculously high by normal people standards.

Like, if your parents run say, a $50m business, they...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
What's so bad about just hanging out with normal...

What's so bad about just hanging out with normal people who might not care where you're from or what you do?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
That sounds like a pretty stressful way to live...

That sounds like a pretty stressful way to live life imo
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 7,365
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
A large portion would qualify domestically too,...

A large portion would qualify domestically too, especially if they were married to someone with at least a similar level of income.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-09-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,128
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I liked Player Piano. I didn't feel so great...

I liked Player Piano. I didn't feel so great about Slaughterhouse V, but I read that as a kid and I might be able to appreciate it more if I read it again.

I didn't read either book with the...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 09-09-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I feel left out

I feel left out
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-09-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,128
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Science fiction without magic or other unrealistic things

I like science fiction, but what really ticks me off is when space magic starts creeping in. For example, I'm not a fan of the force in Star Wars, or anything involved with telepathy or time travel....
Forum: Surveys 09-09-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,637
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
https://img.cinemablend.com/cb/1/a/0/a/1/8/1a0a18d...

https://img.cinemablend.com/cb/1/a/0/a/1/8/1a0a18d74db871e6358d7526b271c0e749d9cedb8afd2411816625802370c924.jpg
Forum: General Actuarial 09-08-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Some thoughts: - Deep expertise in...

Some thoughts:

- Deep expertise in something. That's why clients would hire you of course.

- People skills. You need to be able to quickly learn the org structure of various clients and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-05-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,500
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
They do matter, which is kind of the purpose of...

They do matter, which is kind of the purpose of this thread. Should I subsist on hotdogs and canned corn so my kid can go to boarding school? Or is having a normal diet with lattes but scaling the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-05-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,500
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
offspring spawn minions brood ...

offspring

spawn

minions

brood

polymathlets
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-05-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,107
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
RN

RN
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,189
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
You can overcome the title problem by building...

You can overcome the title problem by building your reputation and network. It'll be easier for you if the people on the other side already know who you are and what responsibilities you have.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,189
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
resume incoming

resume incoming
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