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Forum: Sports Today, 04:19 PM
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Views: 75,231
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I feel like DQ is discussing a different...

Yeah, I feel like DQ is discussing a different play. You mean the offensive PI on Goedert (sp?) right? One of the worst calls I've seen in a while.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Today, 03:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,753
Posted By Westley
You disagree with 1) liking that it's...

You disagree with

1) liking that it's non-religious; or
2) not favoring Christianity or Buddhism or Islam means it can be considered non-religious; or
3) the claim that it doesn't favor...
Forum: Sports Today, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 75,231
Posted By Westley
SportsCenter had this stat: Since 2013, the Pats...

SportsCenter had this stat: Since 2013, the Pats have 5 losses in the state of Massachusetts (against 45 wins), and 6 losses in the state of Florida (against 2 wins).

But this was an ending to...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-07-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,753
Posted By Westley
Seems like I'm the only person who thinks this...

Seems like I'm the only person who thinks this show is "pretty good". For the people who love it so much, do you agree that the plot is weak (almost nonsensical), and you just look past that? I think...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-07-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Westley
lol Well, the analysis is based on the...

lol



Well, the analysis is based on the results of six companies that volunteered to be part of a study on top-grading, so seems likely to be a large and robust, unbiased sample IMO
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-04-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 199,627
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I think it's way more complicated than...

Yeah, I think it's way more complicated than that. If you sell (and pay 15%) and then it drops 15% and you buy back in, then returns to the current level, you're net zero in terms of your portfolio,...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-04-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Westley
Great post. OP, this plus your surplus...

Great post. OP, this plus your surplus reinsurance post both make me wonder what you're doing; of course that's not my business, but it does sound like you're dabbling in a few areas where you have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By Westley
I have seen it done on a part-time basis. Not...

I have seen it done on a part-time basis. Not sure how successful the people were, but you wouldn't be the first.

I like DTNF's advice.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,843
Posted By Westley
I'm all about loyalty. In fact, I feel like part...

I'm all about loyalty. In fact, I feel like part of what I'm being paid for here is my loyalty. But if there were somewhere else that valued loyalty more highly...

I'm going wherever they value...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By Westley
I mean, you can try NOT listening to the recruits...

I mean, you can try NOT listening to the recruits and see how that works. Havenít seen a recruiter try that strategy, so maybe report back to us on that if you decide to go that route.
Forum: Sports 12-04-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 29,944
Posted By Westley
Urban Meyer gone. Wow. Anybody see that coming?

Urban Meyer gone. Wow. Anybody see that coming?
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By Westley
There are a few. Generally, the skills to be an...

There are a few. Generally, the skills to be an actuary and the skills to be a recruiter are not similar. The recruiters get paid more like 1/4 of annual salary, but most of the jobs are relatively...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-03-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,096
Posted By Westley
Glad to get updates, since the CAS seems to be...

Glad to get updates, since the CAS seems to be consistent in having me on the last batch of emails.
Forum: Sports 12-03-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 75,231
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I'm finding "One guy said something bad...

Yeah, I'm finding "One guy said something bad after he left the team" and "here's what I picture based purely on my own expectations with no underlying info" to be less than compelling. Not saying...
Forum: Sports 12-03-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 75,231
Posted By Westley
Not familiar with neg stories about Rodgers,...

Not familiar with neg stories about Rodgers, anything in particular you're referring to?

Anybody that can bring Danica Patrick to cheer for our team has my vote.
Forum: Sports 12-03-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 75,231
Posted By Westley
Can't remember the last time a coach was fired...

Can't remember the last time a coach was fired mid-season, and now twice this year. Am I mis-remembering and maybe it happens more than I realize?
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By Westley
As people have said, very unlikely, but depends...

As people have said, very unlikely, but depends on how you handled it.

Also, they already spent time on you and you walked away, so you need to have a story as to why this isn't just a replay;...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-02-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I thought about trying to answer but I...

Yeah, I thought about trying to answer but I think OP needs to clarify the question a fair amount if he hopes to get a useful answer.

OP, really have no idea what you're asking, a little...
Forum: Sports 12-02-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 29,944
Posted By Westley
ESPN saying that osu is most likely in? I have a...

ESPN saying that osu is most likely in? I have a hard time believing that they will AGAIN move osu above the big 12 champ that they were behind the week before. And frankly ou looked to me like they...
Forum: Sports 12-01-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 75,231
Posted By Westley
That's actually a pretty krafty strategy from...

That's actually a pretty krafty strategy from that unnamed team.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,651
Posted By Westley
Riley would know better than me, but his...

Riley would know better than me, but his percentiles also feel right for me. However, it's a bit confusing because it's pretty straightforward to define who is an actuary and who is not - basically,...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-30-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,096
Posted By Westley
Not sure I understand the distinction that is...

Not sure I understand the distinction that is being drawn in "it's not the time commitment, it's the barriers to entry"?
Forum: General Actuarial 11-30-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,096
Posted By Westley
Well-well look. I already told you: I deal with...

Well-well look. I already told you: I deal with the god damn management so the data scientists don't have to. I have people skills; I am good at dealing with people. Can't you understand that? What...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By Westley
Pretty sure you're thinking of somebody else.

Pretty sure you're thinking of somebody else.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By Westley
Ah, good to see I have some peeps to commiserate...

Ah, good to see I have some peeps to commiserate with now. lol yoyo, haven't thought about the immediate kill list in a while.

And the FIRST person to "reply all" asking other not to do so isn't a...
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