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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 81,483
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Time to change thread title.

Time to change thread title.
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 303
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, sumifs() is ideal, imo. Besides being...

Yeah, sumifs() is ideal, imo. Besides being easier to read, it's really obvious what you're up to:
"I want to take the sum of that column, using this stuff."
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 303
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:tup: Yeah, the other solutions wouldn't...

:tup:

Yeah, the other solutions wouldn't distinguish between 0's and N/A, you'd need something extra.
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 303
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
23,000 posts and this guy has never used Excel? ...

23,000 posts and this guy has never used Excel?

What do you even do???????
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9,670
Views: 753,340
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
While NY, NJ, CT might? be? somewhat safe? now?...

While NY, NJ, CT might? be? somewhat safe? now? it's probably fair to assume "herd immunity" with social distancing is lower than "herd immunity" without social distancing.

Right? They should...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-27-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Good question. I was raised on 2nd Ed which was...

Good question. I was raised on 2nd Ed which was like, wtf is balance?

I don't think they have to stray far from the current set-up. Give orcs some other non-evil cultures so you might have some...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-26-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,860
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
The producer of the popular Sonic movie just...

The producer of the popular Sonic movie just acquired the rights to a Disco Elysium TV series. Mind blown.

It's like if Hanabarbara was like let's make Dead Wood.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-23-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
One of my favorite songs... Along with my...

One of my favorite songs...


Along with my favorite TV performance...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9Ob9TJueBQ
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-23-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 381,099
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Bad study, worse headline, IMO. Some notes... ...

Bad study, worse headline, IMO. Some notes...
-- Nothing about intensity of crashes.
-- Driver incapacitation.. only 10%? Because they only count DWIs.
-- The other categories (Planning and...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-23-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, that sounds right. And still problematic...

Yeah, that sounds right. And still problematic for sure. I think orcs (depending on edition?) are typically low-IQ.
Which is not awesome. Of course you could say they're not human, but then you...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-22-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah. I have mixed feelings. The idea of...

Yeah. I have mixed feelings.

The idea of a great war between scary, ugly monster-people on one side and shiny-pretty-people on the other side is very charming in its simplicity, and I have a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-22-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 239,476
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Covid is definitely making my kid weird,...

Covid is definitely making my kid weird, vocabulary wise.


Me: I'm working, go ask Mama..

3 year old: Father, your wife is upstairs right now, perhaps you could help me reach the toilet paper....
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-22-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
When I was a teenager, the Drizzt books were...

When I was a teenager, the Drizzt books were really the first series I sunk my teeth into. It was, coincidentally, also when I realized that some books were absolute dreck, and that I was waist deep...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-22-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 239,476
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Kid: what's ten + ten? Me. uh, twenty. ...

Kid: what's ten + ten?
Me. uh, twenty.
Wife (in a sing-song voice):
1 ten is ten
2 tens is twenty
3 tens is thirty
4 tens is forty
5 tens is fifty
6 tens is...is...
Kid: I DON'T HAVE...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-21-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9,670
Views: 753,340
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Hey hey hey, watch your language! This is a...

Hey hey hey, watch your language! This is a family forum!!! Not some key party for junk bond swapping between lads!!!
Forum: Software & Technology 06-18-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,860
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
The Escapists 2 is free on Epic today... in case...

The Escapists 2 is free on Epic today... in case you're looking for a good multiplayer game.

It's quite clever imo. Essentially a puzzle game with multiple solutions, that involves lots of...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-17-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,860
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Been playing whatever I can find that's...

Been playing whatever I can find that's multiplayer:
Unrailed-- good casual
Mount and Blade-- kind of relaxing?
Kingdoms-- relaxing
Zombie Atom Smasher (remote play, fun)
galaxy trucker (board...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-15-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,860
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Program it so they give the real money to the...

Program it so they give the real money to the player.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-14-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,396
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Uh, I think Lucy meant that he invented new games...

Uh, I think Lucy meant that he invented new games to play, on a Go board.

I agree, Go is pretty fun. It's not too hard to learn basics and get gud, but it lends itself to study even more than...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-12-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I wish it was a short story, or more aggressively...

I wish it was a short story, or more aggressively edited. I'll go poke around for cliff notes.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-12-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,860
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Oh, they're advertising a new samurai showdown? ...

Oh, they're advertising a new samurai showdown? Yeah, I can't imagine ever playing another fighting game, my teenage years now 30 years gone up yoga-flames.

ARK was fun though, maybe I'll go...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-11-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I couldn't get into it. The protagonist just...

I couldn't get into it. The protagonist just felt a little too dumb or something? So now I'm forever vaguely curious about where it was going.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-09-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, why I used the word "heady" and not...

Yeah, why I used the word "heady" and not intellectual. I only half-listened to it on tape so the physicsy stuff sounded like very very vague QM/GR thought experiment, which was fine for me. Had I...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-09-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Reading it I get the vague feeling that The...

Reading it I get the vague feeling that The Dispossessed is a direct response to it.

As they are both about how moon anarchy is pretty awesome? Only very different breeds of anarchy.

And...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-09-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 1,567,562
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Wife took kid out camping for a weekend, so I...

Wife took kid out camping for a weekend, so I read some, "the Moon is a Harsh Mistress". Good book! It doesn't do anything amazing, it mostly just doesn't do anything bad. Which is really...
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