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Forum: Sports Today, 12:16 PM
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Views: 77,428
Posted By twig93
My understanding is that you can't challenge a...

My understanding is that you can't challenge a non-call... so no.

Officials might as well have suited up in Chiefs gear for the game. Would have made it easier to follow / understand. I was glad...
Forum: General Actuarial Today, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,741
Posted By twig93
And assuming no responsibility for the judge not...

And assuming no responsibility for the judge not understanding also. Woe be to the judge if (s)he had any questions!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 134,110
Posted By twig93
Seriously? I remember singing it at the company...

Seriously? I remember singing it at the company Christmas Holiday party a number of years ago. They put together an all-employee choir for entertainment. Was kind of fun.

HR had to approve all...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 134,110
Posted By twig93
Tell them to watch this video:...

Tell them to watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJB9GP5gyAw (This couple puts some hilarious videos on Facebook, BTW, and are basically everything that's right about Facebook.)
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
Basically, yeah. We were certainly banking on...

Basically, yeah. We were certainly banking on the anypia calculator being correct, and from what Steve's link and Bruce are saying, it might not have been.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
Because I put the dates into an old version of...

Because I put the dates into an old version of anypia. And this is what it told me:

Birthday not on 2nd:
Claim on SSNRA? 100% benefit
Claim 1 month early? 99.44% benefit
Claim 1 month late? ...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
Well it matters to people born on the 2nd of the...

Well it matters to people born on the 2nd of the month... and it matters if my former employer is systematically under-estimating the Social Security benefits for ~12/365ths of their customers. ;)
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
This is not a calculator that I've played around...

This is not a calculator that I've played around with before today.

It disagrees with what used to be on the anypia calculator. (Still not sure what's currently on anypia) If you put in a date...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
:tup: Thanks for clearing that up.

:tup: Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
OK, we definitely agree on the bolded. I didn't...

OK, we definitely agree on the bolded. I didn't think the underlined was quite how it worked, but it's possible that I'm remembering wrong. I'm going to have to get my home internet situation dealt...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-12-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,068
Posted By twig93
:tup:

:tup:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-12-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,068
Posted By twig93
I think everyone agrees on this. The point is...

I think everyone agrees on this. The point is that they are purposely deviating SO FAR from *any* religion that *anyone* takes seriously that it gives even fairly religious types the freedom to not...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
If you want to download the detailed calculator,...

If you want to download the detailed calculator, it's here: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/anypia/anypia.html

You can just plug in any random amount for your work earnings, since that's not the part...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 699
Posted By twig93
That's interesting. When I was testing my...

That's interesting.

When I was testing my employer's retirement planning software and ensuring that our Social Security estimates matched the SSA's calculations, this wouldn't have been true...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-12-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 41,136
Posted By twig93
No, that bothers you at least as much as it...

No, that bothers you at least as much as it should, and possibly it should bother you more than it does.

Does not fit the category :judge:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-12-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 213,766
Posted By twig93
:tup:

:tup:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-12-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,068
Posted By twig93
Yes technically, but kind of makes the show...

Yes technically, but

kind of makes the show more fun / less political / controversial.

If they'd made it a show about the Roman Catholic version of heaven / purgatory / hell or the mainline...
Forum: Sports 12-12-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 22,190
Posted By twig93
Do you record weekly wins or just overall record?

Do you record weekly wins or just overall record?
Forum: Sports 12-12-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 391,794
Posted By twig93
Yeah, those are God-awful. Agreed. ...

Yeah, those are God-awful.

Agreed.

Yeah, defense was fantastic. Offense didn't show up for 3 quarters of the game. Offense is going to have to step it up a bit in the post-season, assuming we...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-12-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 41,136
Posted By twig93
Oh, like "Trader Giotti's" and "Trader Jose's"...

Oh, like "Trader Giotti's" and "Trader Jose's" for their Italian & Mexican foods?

Are there others? Those are the only ones I can think of, but I could easily be missing some.

Will have to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 41,136
Posted By twig93
Exactly! For sandwiches I don't want the end...

Exactly! For sandwiches I don't want the end slice, I want center slices. But for toast the end slice is fine. So if my first few uses of bread are sandwich-making, then the end slice is going to...
Forum: Sports 12-12-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 101,685
Posted By twig93
I was going to post exactly this. Edgar...

I was going to post exactly this.

Edgar Martinez's WAR: 68.4 and that, plus having an award named after him is NOT good enough for the HOF.

Seriously, is there ANYONE else who has an award...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 213,766
Posted By twig93
I'm assuming the "and his aides" part was added...

I'm assuming the "and his aides" part was added after the rest of the headline was written, and the person making the change was lazy / sloppy.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-07-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 238,841
Posted By twig93
Yeah, that is poorly written. The...

Yeah, that is poorly written.

The discounting formula is exactly the same, but it's based on the number of months early you take your benefit. And if you have a higher SSNRA, but choose to retire...
Forum: Health - Disability 12-06-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 117,101
Posted By twig93
Just checked - I got my flu shot on September 19...

Just checked - I got my flu shot on September 19 at a family practice where they also vaccinate kids. :shrug:
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