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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Today, 05:30 PM
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Posted By campbell
Early Man -- from Aardman/Nick Park (Wallace and...

Early Man -- from Aardman/Nick Park (Wallace and Gromit fame)

A goofy kids movie about soccer, with the usual "underdogs win important match" trope

A couple of the soccer jokes (oh, pardon,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 05:27 PM
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Posted By campbell
NIMROD

NIMROD
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:51 PM
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Views: 2,882
Posted By campbell
That requires penance, for sure.

That requires penance, for sure.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:39 PM
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Views: 2,882
Posted By campbell
Day 5: this is the Ignatius ...

Day 5: this is the Ignatius
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignatius_of_Antioch

Different bit -- I try to look up names referred to in these letters, to see if I can find who is being talked about...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,012
Posted By campbell
There's volunteering & then there's donating...

There's volunteering & then there's donating money.

I give money to lots of different charities, but one I generally recommend to people is Donors Choose, which is a platform for teachers to ask...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By campbell
yes, I heard you the first time

yes, I heard you the first time
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By campbell
You should do real self-assessments all the time,...

You should do real self-assessments all the time, for your own, private thoughts

Documenting that privately is just fine

re: HR exercises, document only that which you don't mind other people...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,194
Posted By campbell
yes, and?

yes, and?
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,410
Posted By campbell
Could you put together some blog posts on public...

Could you put together some blog posts on public pensions?

it might inspire me to get off my ass and write something
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19,602
Views: 1,966,378
Posted By campbell
...i was following you up right up til this

...i was following you up right up til this
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,012
Posted By campbell
getting back to actuarial volunteering... I'm one...

getting back to actuarial volunteering... I'm one of the editors for the Modeling Section newsletter (the Modeling Platform) -- message me if you're interested in doing an article!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,012
Posted By campbell
My main non-actuarial volunteering now is helping...

My main non-actuarial volunteering now is helping a particular group in getting out PR about human rights in Russia. I can work on that remotely, in the middle of the night, etc

I should...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 04:37 PM
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Views: 1,966,378
Posted By campbell
but man, Peter did stupid stuff all the time ...

but man, Peter did stupid stuff all the time

i always remember that every time I think the Pope has said something dumb. it's a long tradition
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 04:33 PM
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Posted By campbell
in a very tangential connection, i always love...

in a very tangential connection, i always love the aspect of The Name of the Rose where the murderer [spoiler!] was all about Jesus never laughing

i get the feel that jesus had a very Maine-like...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,882
Posted By campbell
Day 4: this is Polycarp ...

Day 4: this is Polycarp

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polycarp

also: Docetism -- boo hiss
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,410
Posted By campbell
i always found the #1 ranking for actuary to be...

i always found the #1 ranking for actuary to be really suspicious
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,410
Posted By campbell
my experience has been that dentists are really...

my experience has been that dentists are really into tech

i remember discussing the digital xrays w. mine and then once stu had an extended convo w. our prior dentist about camera gear in general...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19,602
Views: 1,966,378
Posted By campbell
while that isnt relevant to you, easter is on...

while that isnt relevant to you, easter is on april 1

i find it all a bit amusing
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 35,546
Posted By campbell
Objectively, having descendants. I've only...

Objectively, having descendants.

I've only gotten one generation thus far.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 35,546
Posted By campbell
And then there's the definition of...

And then there's the definition of "success"
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,907
Posted By campbell
getting on the list requires two things: - that...

getting on the list requires two things:
- that i actually see the post
- that i get the immediate urge to punch the poster as a result of what they posted

it doesnt need to be a bad (or even a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 52,607
Posted By campbell
https://gizmodo.com/half-the-dna-on-the-nyc-subway...

https://gizmodo.com/half-the-dna-on-the-nyc-subway-matches-no-known-organis-1684045880
Forum: Pension - Social Security 02-17-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 8,056
Posted By campbell
HAWAII ...

HAWAII

https://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2018/02/15/chief-investment-officer-for-hawaii-public-workers.html


...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,907
Posted By campbell
and yes, you're on the list, for this: ...

and yes, you're on the list, for this:
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?p=8785819#post8785819
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,907
Posted By campbell
It's here: ...

It's here:
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/blog.php?b=331

it doesn't increment as frequently nowadays
I must be mellowing
Or my standards are increasing
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