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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 33,705
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:bump: took my wife to see the Star Wars. ...

:bump: took my wife to see the Star Wars.

This time, I decided I really liked the Kylo-Ray stuff.

They reminded me a LOT of what it's like to try high-school internet dating. Calling each...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-21-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 855
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
We did this trip a decade ago. It was just...

We did this trip a decade ago. It was just before mom and dad got separated? Hahahaha.
Seriously.

Anyway, for my siblings and I, it was a lot of fun. There also happened to be a freak...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-18-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23,204
Views: 4,744,237
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:Bump: Round 2: Rome Skipped religion. ...

:Bump:
Round 2: Rome
Skipped religion. Bunch of Heathens. Expanded rapidly (obviously Rome expands) all over the continent.

For no reason at all I started getting ahead around Renaissance....
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 33,705
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Also, even forgetting about "light-speed" and...

Also, even forgetting about "light-speed" and "warp-drives", spaceships move about a thousand times faster than sailing ships, meaning among other things that you can't usually see the enemy right...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,804
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
My mom's our resident genealogist. She's been...

My mom's our resident genealogist. She's been obsessed with her mom's line for decades. And she uncovered a native-american line, and then confirmed it when Ancestry started offering tests. And...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,804
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
You can download the raw data (...literally a...

You can download the raw data (...literally a text file that goes GTACTTATACCATTACTACCGT...) from whatever site you used. That raw data should (hopefully!) be the same over time. The reports...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-16-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,793
Views: 193,625
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I wouldn't be surprised if the first commercial...

I wouldn't be surprised if the first commercial "self-driving" fleet is complemented by Uber/Lyft. So you pull out your cellphone, plug in your destination, and either a robot or a person shows up...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,274
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
grocery store pie. 1 for my wife, 1 for me,...

grocery store pie. 1 for my wife, 1 for me, small 1 for the baby.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-12-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,940
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
That's nbd. Having $5k less one year is nothing...

That's nbd. Having $5k less one year is nothing compared to having $50k less and also missing out on experience and training.


Yeah that would suck, assuming he liquidated.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-12-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,940
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
A lot of "Millennials" were in their early 20s...

A lot of "Millennials" were in their early 20s during the bust, hunting for their first job. Yes it did affect them more than other generations. Mass layoffs were rare, but hiring freezes were...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-11-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,099
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Do you live in a place with lots of gated...

Do you live in a place with lots of gated communities?

Around here people just seem to enjoy locking things.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-11-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,806
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
You can always just kill yourself reduce your...

You can always just kill yourself reduce your expenses if you live that long.

Seriously, you should quit.


Once you quit you'll eventually want to do something productive sometimes. Maybe not...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-11-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23,204
Views: 4,744,237
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Round 1: think I'm losing. I tried Chinese,...

Round 1: think I'm losing.

I tried Chinese, which has workers that can build wonders? and rushed Stonehenge before we even had a pantheon (why are we moving these stones bro?) and founded a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-11-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,099
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah that's pretty weird. I take it you work...

Yeah that's pretty weird.

I take it you work at a gas-station or a "soul" food store?
Forum: Software & Technology 01-09-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23,204
Views: 4,744,237
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, so far I'm unimpressed? Feels like they...

Yeah, so far I'm unimpressed? Feels like they added some needless complexity.

Will come back with an official verdict after getting a cultural victory on Emperor or above.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-09-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 33,705
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Man just think how much fanfic we could get with...

Man just think how much fanfic we could get with this.
Forum: Software & Technology 01-05-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23,204
Views: 4,744,237
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Civ 6 is in the monthly humble bundle btw. ...

Civ 6 is in the monthly humble bundle btw.

I put it off since I can't really tell the difference between Civ 5 and Civ 1.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-05-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,228
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Nothing good, but I did the exact opposite. For...

Nothing good, but I did the exact opposite. For Christmas, I Amazon-ordered my mom a ton of cliff-bars, balance-bars, soylents.

She's not overweight or diabetic, but she will sometimes default to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-04-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 111
Poll: Monogamy
Views: 3,236
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I can think of at least two or three. You guys...

I can think of at least two or three. You guys need to get out more.

Also OP hasn't said that he wants kids or a responsible partner.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-04-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 111
Poll: Monogamy
Views: 3,236
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Last roommate I had was into idea of the Ethical...

Last roommate I had was into idea of the Ethical Slut.

She basically believed it was unloving/immoral to force your partner to depend on you for all your needs.

In practice her relationships...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-04-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 111
Poll: Monogamy
Views: 3,236
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I agree that poly- relationships are about as sad...

I agree that poly- relationships are about as sad and depressing as mono- relationships... But this is a bit of an extreme definition from the opposite direction...

You probably want a definition...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-02-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12,467
Views: 1,035,613
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I don't know-- I'll look for it. She's a fun...

I don't know-- I'll look for it. She's a fun writer generally. Lot of pretty lines.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-02-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 111
Poll: Monogamy
Views: 3,236
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Really, if sleeping around/having a lot of side...

Really, if sleeping around/having a lot of side relationships is important to you, then you should try to find a woman who wants the same...
The way you talk about it in the OP suggests that you...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-02-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 111
Poll: Monogamy
Views: 3,236
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Pretty much this. And in the OP's case, ...

Pretty much this.

And in the OP's case,
the pro is: partner will not hate you.
the con is:don't get to sleep around.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-02-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 33,705
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Hipster. Hipsters like irony. Double meta irony...

Hipster. Hipsters like irony. Double meta irony is even more hipster. Too hipster imo.

Geek is when we talk about whether light sabers should change color when you are having a bad day.
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