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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Hotting up brekkie in the popty ping

Hotting up brekkie in the popty ping
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Colonel Smoothie
She's a persona naan grata

She's a persona naan grata
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:38 PM
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Views: 813
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I once worked at some place where the CEO created...

I once worked at some place where the CEO created a rule that you couldn't microwave popcorn. He left several years before I got there, but the rule was still in the employee handbook. Nobody really...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-16-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,192
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Kool-Aid recipe: 1. Be a charismatic,...

Kool-Aid recipe:

1. Be a charismatic, inspirational leader

2. Make and sell something, doesn't matter what really (cars, taxi-hailing, office space, luggage, keyboards). The less of a tangible...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-16-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,192
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I think this is important, actually. Your staff...

I think this is important, actually. Your staff are going to be more productive if they perceive you as a good leader who is honest. If they think you're full of shit, they aren't going to try...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,609
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Looney Tunes was very violent towards animals

Looney Tunes was very violent towards animals
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-15-2020, 01:38 PM
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Views: 304
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I consider my vote to be unreliable since I think...

I consider my vote to be unreliable since I think the within-exam variability is really high
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
How far are you supposed to go with your range?...

How far are you supposed to go with your range? In my last job the highest paid opening I interviewed for paid over three times as much as the lowest one.

If you say something like, I'll take...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Where u been man

Where u been man
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Name your price and move on if they don't like...

Name your price and move on if they don't like it. It's not worth dwelling on the opinions of those from the other side, you can't change them.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-14-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,192
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
"Unlimited upside potential" and its variants are...

"Unlimited upside potential" and its variants are used by executives to convince gullible employees to put up with all sorts of abuse when they have no intention on making good on promises of wealth,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,609
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
What's a narc

What's a narc
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-14-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,192
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I'll probably need to break this up into two...

I'll probably need to break this up into two responses, but I have a more interesting one for the second.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,116
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Then again I've slowly accumulated durable...

Then again I've slowly accumulated durable instead of cheap goods over the last ten years or so. Some pieces of furniture, clothing, and other housewares will last the rest of my life. And, the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-14-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I heard they used to be called force mutual...

I heard they used to be called force mutual before they spun off one of their divisions
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,116
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Oh yeah. I could live off half my entry level...

Oh yeah. I could live off half my entry level salary then but that's only so I don't look lazy.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,116
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I mean how hard can it be to live in a place like...

I mean how hard can it be to live in a place like Ohio, c'mon.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,116
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I could probably still live off the salary I had...

I could probably still live off the salary I had as en entry level.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,116
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Now I have the crushing realization that now that...

Now I have the crushing realization that now that I'm done with exams I can do all the things that I wanted but then again I could have just done that instead of exams
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,116
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Pretty much as soon I was employed

Pretty much as soon I was employed
Forum: Surveys 01-13-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 719
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Nice humblebrag about having eyebrows

Nice humblebrag about having eyebrows
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-13-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,192
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I haven't been subject to that myself really so...

I haven't been subject to that myself really so I'm not sure.

But if it's a senior person responding to overworked juniors it's basically just another way of saying I don't care, this is how I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Tokyo is so massive that I felt like I wasn't...

Tokyo is so massive that I felt like I wasn't done after 6 days, and I really only stuck around Skinjuku. I wouldn't recommend staying less than 4.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Your Lie in April was pretty good imo

Your Lie in April was pretty good imo
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 577
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I thought Dunkirk was really good with no gore.

I thought Dunkirk was really good with no gore.
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