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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 557
Posted By Westley
Only the colossally dumb stuff. I think overall,...

Only the colossally dumb stuff. I think overall, it's about 50/50 favorable/un. Even the post in question basically said your post is hyperbolic but true ("directionally correct")
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 557
Posted By Westley
What is your basis for claiming I said that?

What is your basis for claiming I said that?
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 557
Posted By Westley
Agree, but obviously some applicants have...

Agree, but obviously some applicants have internships and then you interview them and realize they're awful. It's not like everybody that interned is ahead of everybody that didn't.


Lest anybody...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,146
Posted By Westley
Same, because there's no point in trying to have...

Same, because there's no point in trying to have a discussion with a person that already knows everything there is to know about everything. But that's IRL, which has a very different dynamic than an...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,146
Posted By Westley
Yes, I'm aware of that lol I'm suggesting it...

Yes, I'm aware of that lol

I'm suggesting it might be worthwhile for you to take the time to understand that. But no worries if you don't want to.


Also, as a fellow poster in Employment*, I'd...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,339
Posted By Westley
ISWYDT CS, stray dogs, especially if a...

ISWYDT


CS, stray dogs, especially if a larger breed, can turn into hunters or do all kinds of property damage and even personal injury. Definitely a much bigger problem than stray pigeons.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,146
Posted By Westley
Your continued belief that you know how things...

Your continued belief that you know how things work because you read about a rule in a textbook or whatever continues to have people laugh at how dumb your ideas are. In general, it would definitely...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,125
Posted By Westley
I consider the most attractive Russian women to...

I consider the most attractive Russian women to be the most attractive women anywhere.

Not sure which of our comments are more relevant, but all that really matters is the quality of the women...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-19-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By Westley
Questioning isn't criticizing, if done correctly....

Questioning isn't criticizing, if done correctly. Agree that, both in an interview and in the real world, reading the room and deciding what the other person is willing/able to accept is an important...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-19-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By Westley
I assumed the "only minor changes to the program"...

I assumed the "only minor changes to the program" in the OP was to leave an opening to ask whether the segmentation was still appropriate.

And I do think it can happen quickly, although 20 points...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-19-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By Westley
:iatp: There's a lot of ways to attack this,...

:iatp:

There's a lot of ways to attack this, but I probably would have assumed that somebody took the best business and gone down the route of asking questions about that.

Although it seems...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,125
Posted By Westley
Who was the guy that used to post here that...

Who was the guy that used to post here that wanted a mail order bride? Hero1234 or something similar?

Despite the "mail order bride" name, it seems you go and meet them (or at least he did), you...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,442
Posted By Westley
Is that autobiographical?

Is that autobiographical?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,407
Posted By Westley
Def true here, from 3-4 years ago up until...

Def true here, from 3-4 years ago up until earlier this year. Haven't changed that AFAIK.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,146
Posted By Westley
Somebody - might be John Oliver, but can't recall...

Somebody - might be John Oliver, but can't recall for sure - said of Trump's tweets "He has to keep saying how smart he is because certainly nobody else is going to say that". Corporate talking...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,146
Posted By Westley
Yes, there was that one court ruling that one...

Yes, there was that one court ruling that one time that said that it should be what you claim it always is.

If you read the first ten pages of a finance textbook, you'll reach the same conclusion....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,146
Posted By Westley
1 Also not true 2 If true, it wouldn't support...

1 Also not true
2 If true, it wouldn't support the ignorance you posted
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-16-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,146
Posted By Westley
This is a startling level of ignorance for...

This is a startling level of ignorance for somebody that presumably has a college degree. But does a lot to explain a manager that's not interested in promoting you into a position of higher...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-16-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,407
Posted By Westley
I would have said the same, but Alexa helped me...

I would have said the same, but Alexa helped me realize that I do in fact need these. Also, controlling thermostat.

Alarms: I can decide what to wake up to, whether it's a podcast or radio station...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-16-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,407
Posted By Westley
Yeah, that's what I thought when I got mine....

Yeah, that's what I thought when I got mine. Can't even remember what it was like to not have one, but I'm sure it was dreadful.

Fully recommend.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,868
Posted By Westley
lolz, also my first thought when I saw the...

lolz, also my first thought when I saw the thread. But this isn't the usual crazy, seems like there might be a legit question that he's trying to understand. And not honestly any worse than plenty of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,868
Posted By Westley
No, he cannot. First time in an L30 thread?

No, he cannot. First time in an L30 thread?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,868
Posted By Westley
Was going to lmgtfy but your own stunning level...

Was going to lmgtfy but your own stunning level of laziness convinced me that it's too much work.
Forum: Finance - Investments 07-16-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 144,014
Posted By Westley
The woman who retired at 51 and is now 65, still...

The woman who retired at 51 and is now 65, still getting 97% of her pension and paying much less for her healthcare than what most people pay, may not be the sympathetic character that they were...
Forum: World Cup Forum 07-15-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 19,680
Posted By Westley
Don't watch a lot of soccer but the handball...

Don't watch a lot of soccer but the handball seemed pretty legit.

What a goofy second goal by Croatia. Like, goalie just fell asleep or something - he could have just picked the ball up right?
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