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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 257
Posted By Egghead
I'm pretty good at remembering what I wore...

I'm pretty good at remembering what I wore yesterday. Mostly because I don't want to screw up and wear the same thing back-to-back days. But I've got a pretty good system, where I literally rotate...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-19-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 439
Posted By Egghead
My model has been discontinued. Here's a very...

My model has been discontinued. Here's a very similar one on Amazon for $150:
...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-19-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 439
Posted By Egghead
For $150, you can get a Brother laser printer...

For $150, you can get a Brother laser printer with an automatic document feeder and duplex printing. Sometimes, those go on sale for closer to $100. That's what I did, and love it.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-19-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 51,349
Posted By Egghead
Looking forward to hearing your reaction. It...

Looking forward to hearing your reaction. It really is best of both worlds. Sounds like there is a dude sitting at your 9:00 position, several feet away, just singing along.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-19-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 439
Posted By Egghead
Hmm, I can't seem to find my "magic buttons"...

Hmm, I can't seem to find my "magic buttons" version of the Brother printer. I'll have to look it up tonight, if anyone's interested.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-19-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 439
Posted By Egghead
Beat me to it. Heck, I have an insanely...

Beat me to it.

Heck, I have an insanely fancy photo printer that I got ridiculously cheap after rebate. Like, $100, with normal price hundreds higher. Uses 8 ink cartridges. A new set of...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 07-18-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,622
Posted By Egghead
One 4 mile section of my town's bike path has...

One 4 mile section of my town's bike path has some pretty legit hills, so I typically do that and back to get a nice 40 minute workout.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
Seriously? Is that something that can be taught...

Seriously? Is that something that can be taught effectively via Skype? I would think that audio limitations would make it tough.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-18-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 51,349
Posted By Egghead
It was interesting to read very technical...

It was interesting to read very technical discussion on that same thread about songs that would NEVER be on their list of test songs. "Hello" by Adele was one, even though other songs by Adele did...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-18-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 51,349
Posted By Egghead
I'm more and more fascinated with...

I'm more and more fascinated with psychoacoustics. Some folks have figured out how to legitimately simulate surround sound using just two speakers. The song below on YouTube is the best example...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 07-18-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,622
Posted By Egghead
Here's a dumb question: a spin class works your...

Here's a dumb question: a spin class works your arms and chest? I thought it was just a bunch of people on stationary bikes. If so, I'd much rather ride my bike out in nature. We have an awesome...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-18-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By Egghead
This could be a nice compromise.

This could be a nice compromise.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
Agreed. But OP is finally opening to the...

Agreed. But OP is finally opening to the possibility of being a father, at least hypothetically. This line of thinking could be taken as, "Yeah, you're gonna suck at it."

Where I think you're...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
Encouragement is not your thing, huh? I get not...

Encouragement is not your thing, huh? I get not wanting to set someone up with a false sense of security, but sheesh.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources?

Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
Oh, I agree. But I wondered if JFG had this...

Oh, I agree. But I wondered if JFG had this built up in his mind to be some unachievable goal.

Yep, this is where I was going.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
Yeah, that's kind of where I was going, too. I...

Yeah, that's kind of where I was going, too. I wondered if JFG has it built up in his mind that he won't do all the right things. So then I thought it could be helpful to think about what he needs...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-17-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,231
Posted By Egghead
Yeah, I tell my kids all the time that "find your...

Yeah, I tell my kids all the time that "find your passion" probably only works for a small % of people. Actors and musicians come to mind.

For the rest of us, we need to find what we're good at,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-17-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By Egghead
Yeah, and that's part of my problem, too. Not...

Yeah, and that's part of my problem, too. Not that my wife goes and buys flashy things. But as soon as our finances get better, she wants to spend more on vacations. She wants to make memories...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-17-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By Egghead
By "liquid asset that provides some modest...

By "liquid asset that provides some modest returns," are you suggesting something super safe? Or taking on a bit more risk for better returns?

This strategy is appealing to me more and more.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
This line prompted a thought: Would it be...

This line prompted a thought: Would it be helpful to flip this discussion and ask what makes a bad dad? Taking it one step further: Is it enough simply to not be a bad dad?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-17-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By Egghead
Yeah, that truly is the minimal risk strategy. ...

Yeah, that truly is the minimal risk strategy. But then a part of me feels dumb for the interest I would continue to pay that could have been avoided had I paid down the principal. That, of course,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-17-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By Egghead
In fairness, I've forced the dichotomy, or at...

In fairness, I've forced the dichotomy, or at least one end of it. I'm specifically asking if it would be dumb to pay off the house in the next few years from what may prove to be my highest earning...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 07-17-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,622
Posted By Egghead
It's pretty cool to see how my resting heart rate...

It's pretty cool to see how my resting heart rate has changed on my Fitbit app in the last two weeks, since I got serious about doing 150 minutes per week of legit cardio. For months, it bounced...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,422
Posted By Egghead
In addition, I would say that one can get better...

In addition, I would say that one can get better at many aspects of parenting as they get older, and develop more knowledge and wisdom to handle different challenges. At the same time, age/life...
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