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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Structurally deficient bridges in your state

https://www.artbabridgereport.org/

Top 10 most traveled deficient bridges in each state: https://www.artba.org/wp-content/deficient_bridge/Top10BridgesbyState_2018.pdf
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-13-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,139
Wall Street Journal wants $38.99 per month for a...

Wall Street Journal wants $38.99 per month for a digital subscription! Get real, dammit.
Forum: Sports 08-12-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 37,693
The 17-year-old Norwegian prodigy is now the...

The 17-year-old Norwegian prodigy is now the European champion in the 1500m and 5000m, beating both of his older brothers and various Olympians in the process.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-08-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 57,051
Before you decide, spend some time listening to...

Before you decide, spend some time listening to some genuine 5.1 recordings (i.e. not stereo artificially expanded to 5.1). I did that with a couple of DVD-Audio discs, and found that I didn't like...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,101
Creditors can seize money after it's withdrawn...

Creditors can seize money after it's withdrawn from a 401k or IRA or similar (but cannot force those withdrawals). Bankruptcy enables seniors to get creditors off their backs so they can subsequently...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,101
Investors rarely buy single-family homes to rent...

Investors rarely buy single-family homes to rent out. They may be profitable to fix and flip, but not to own and lease. Landlords of single-family homes are mostly people who used to live in them...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,706
As long as they're still paying full price for...

As long as they're still paying full price for the tickets, the only effective cut is to end the service altogether so they stop bleeding money. Their business model is a dumb zero-sum game where...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,604
On which computer? Commodore 64? Apple IIe?

On which computer? Commodore 64? Apple IIe?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
RIP Charlotte Rae (Mrs. Garrett)

92 years old.

That leaves Todd Bridges as the last surviving regular cast member from Diff'rent Strokes.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-04-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
The local government has the right to implement...

The local government has the right to implement those restrictions, not the individual neighbors. But the local govt is typically made up of homeowners, who have the same ol' incentives to restrict...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 57,051
Check your receiver's settings to make sure you...

Check your receiver's settings to make sure you don't have a double-bass setup, where the subwoofer and main speakers are both getting the full spectrum of bass. The subwoofer should get frequencies...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-03-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 23,638
Aftermath of another leveraged buyout? From...

Aftermath of another leveraged buyout?

From a 2005 SEC press release:
https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/830134/000119312505198531/dex991.htm
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-03-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,200
Large chains like Kroger can negotiate card fees...

Large chains like Kroger can negotiate card fees and get better deals than the Mom and Pops. So whatever is conmon knowledge such as Amex being more expensive than the rest doesn't necessarily apply...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-02-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,200
Much lower risk of that with chipped cards,...

Much lower risk of that with chipped cards, unless you swipe instead of using the chip.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-01-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,200
What's wrong with farming for points or cashback...

What's wrong with farming for points or cashback rewards?

Retailers bump up their prices to pay for credit card fees. Credit card rewards programs allow you to get back a piece of that. If you pay...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-01-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,345
It's unpleasantly surprising how crappy Youtube...

It's unpleasantly surprising how crappy Youtube TV's search function is, given that they're part of the world's biggest search company. If you don't type complete, properly spelled words that are in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-31-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,706
I espouse the second part. Dumb rich venture...

I espouse the second part. Dumb rich venture capitalists to be specific. When you're dumb enough to invest in MoviePass, you clearly didn't earn your wealth based on merit.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,143
The first usually isn't a problem if renting an...

The first usually isn't a problem if renting an apartment instead of a house, and the second isn't a problem if the apartment is in a building or complex where the ownership is of the whole building...
Forum: Sports 07-28-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9,186
Views: 852,844
Traded to the Hawks.

Traded to the Hawks.
Forum: Sports 07-28-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Numerous other TdF cyclists were exposed by the...

Numerous other TdF cyclists were exposed by the investigations, or they admitted it when testifying. Everybody in the top 25 during Armstrong's run of victories was doping, and probably 80% of the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,706
What will be their next business? GasPass, where...

What will be their next business? GasPass, where they buy gas for $3/gal and sell it to you for $2/gal?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,345
This week is Shark Week! But Youtube TV doesn't...

This week is Shark Week! But Youtube TV doesn't have Discovery. :x :-x

So I'll sign up for a trial with Philo TV ($16/month) and see how it goes.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-23-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,098
https://i.imgflip.com/2dj74t.gif...

https://i.imgflip.com/2dj74t.gif (https://imgflip.com/gif/2dj74t)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
And closer to slavery if the maid was deceived...

And closer to slavery if the maid was deceived about the wages and actually had her passport taken away.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Rule of thumb is that after a 6 month stay on a...

Rule of thumb is that after a 6 month stay on a tourist visa, they're going to want you stay outside the US for the next 6 months before they'll let you in again. Do it often and you'll need a solid...
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