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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 373
Posted By Westley
You and I discussed this before, when I had not...

You and I discussed this before, when I had not yet had one. Now I have.

I expected that I would like it, because I like my toppings. For example, I think the Whopper is probably the best fast...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By Westley
Dentists, doctors, and nurses have very different...

Dentists, doctors, and nurses have very different college training paths, so they shouldn't be grouped together if the target is helping people choose career paths.

The various "computer science"...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By Westley
lol fair enough.

lol fair enough.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 25,561
Posted By Westley
I mean, if you guy want to get into the politics...

I mean, if you guy want to get into the politics of deductibility of life insurance costs or mandatory auto insurance, maybe we're the most equipped to answer that question.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 25,561
Posted By Westley
Evergreen post. And yet here we are discussing.

Evergreen post. And yet here we are discussing.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 895
Posted By Westley
Film studio* that Harvey Weinstein, convicted...

Film studio* that Harvey Weinstein, convicted rapist, ran*. I don't think he's involved at all any more and I don't think he gets substantial benefit from them, so I don't have an ethical problem...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By Westley
Well, the complaint was against the list, so I...

Well, the complaint was against the list, so I think the question should be about the average reader, or maybe the average intended user. Pretty fair, if targeted at HS students picking major and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 02-21-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,398
Posted By Westley
I think people would reasonably value it much...

I think people would reasonably value it much higher, which would be the issue. Put another way, I'd gladly pay $20k+ to add FSD to my current car, so if I had bought a car for $100k on the promise...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-21-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,321
Posted By Westley
Started off strong here, and mostly good...

Started off strong here, and mostly good throughout but I'll nitpick the last part.

First, you said "creative". I would have preferred to focus on EQ or politically effective at moving change...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 879
Posted By Westley
Have been preparing for just such an event for...

Have been preparing for just such an event for years. You can't imagine how many sausage, pepperoni, iocane powder, and cheese pizzas I've been through.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,828
Posted By Westley
Just FTR, that was not ok five years ago either. ...

Just FTR, that was not ok five years ago either.

Maybe fifty years ago it was.... not sure what the right word is, but "ok" isn't quite right. "reasonable to be so lacking in awareness of racial...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,828
Posted By Westley
Wow that's bananas

Wow that's bananas
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 879
Posted By Westley
Why not microwave? Like, is there a health reason...

Why not microwave? Like, is there a health reason (because that's what this thread seems to be about)? Obviously the crust will be hot garbage out of the microwave, among other problems - it's not...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 879
Posted By Westley
Indestructible HS kid that actually thinks he's...

Indestructible HS kid that actually thinks he's more indestructible than he is vs frail old man who recognizes how frail he is.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 879
Posted By Westley
I def would not eat the next day (cold or...

I def would not eat the next day (cold or re-heated) after sitting out.

Would welcome some science that confirms or contradicts my norms as reasonable. Surely Mythbusters has dealt with this...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By Westley
Not sure, but I don't think this is what most...

Not sure, but I don't think this is what most people mean by "making a difference".



Yes, most jobs that are meant to "make a difference" get caught up in the fact that we live in a capitalist...
Forum: Sports 02-18-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 21,654
Posted By Westley
lol I'm thinking about how that works at my gym -...

lol I'm thinking about how that works at my gym - obviously it's 90% normal people calling reasonable fouls and then you have that guy that just calls a foul if somebody's near him and he misses, and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By Westley
Neither of these have been my experience. Some...

Neither of these have been my experience. Some doctors want to help people but more are in it for the money IME, and almost all the lawyers I know (who go or went to elite law schools) want to work...
Forum: Sports 02-17-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 21,654
Posted By Westley
Didn't watch closely, but yes I watched all the...

Didn't watch closely, but yes I watched all the way through. Watched closely at the end. Despite it seeming very gimmicky when they explained it, agree with your assessment, it worked out well.
Forum: Sports 02-16-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Westley
Wow, never heard this before, and I def followed...

Wow, never heard this before, and I def followed NBA a lot when he was great. Always had a favorable view of him.

Kinda surprised that Larry Miller would have that guy on his team, although I...
Forum: Sports 02-16-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 21,654
Posted By Westley
lol I don't recall that, that gave me a good...

lol I don't recall that, that gave me a good laugh for today.

Not that I care about All Star game, but have it on rn for background noise. The clock rules for this game have to be the dumbest,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-14-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 273,800
Posted By Westley
Are you saying that he eats meatballs at this...

Are you saying that he eats meatballs at this particular market 5-6 times every week?
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By Westley
Lol I like the logic. I know that people aren’t...

Lol I like the logic. I know that people aren’t into insurance because I’ve visited porn sites.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By Westley
Agree with this on prelims, but OP was discussing...

Agree with this on prelims, but OP was discussing fellowship - the upper level exams have enough insurance accounting, regulation, and other insurance minutia on them that it's almost impossible for...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-13-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 25,561
Posted By Westley
Do you know/understand those reasons? Would love...

Do you know/understand those reasons? Would love to see an explanation, or just links to intelligent commentary on the topic.
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