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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Colonel Smoothie
wut

wut
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 126,428
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
The wild part is that store has carpet underneath...

The wild part is that store has carpet underneath the registers. I've never seen that before
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Hey thanks, I ended up using a combination of...

Hey thanks, I ended up using a combination of what everyone suggested. I encrypted all the keys and then generated a master key stored in ~/.bashrc as an environment variable. The script calls the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 126,428
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
This is a disturbing trend. I would have thought...

This is a disturbing trend. I would have thought that they'd get longer over time, like long enough to reach my house so I don't have to go outside.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
What if you start forgetting certain employers? ...

What if you start forgetting certain employers?

Like you remember one long stint at the beginning of your career so you put that on, but there's some random company you may or may have not worked...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
My resume is publicly available so I need to keep...

My resume is publicly available so I need to keep it at least sort of up to date
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
inb4 dukelampard

inb4 dukelampard
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
once a year ish

once a year ish
Forum: Software & Technology 01-24-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Automating something that requires authentication

I want to pull some data on a daily basis from several vendors. This can be automated but I need to input keys from each vendor to authenticate myself.

What's the best way to do this securely? I...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I don't think you'll be getting ahead financially...

I don't think you'll be getting ahead financially at least until you get promoted, then again I don't have all the details. My gut feeling is that it seems like a lateral move with a COL adjustment,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
If you do take the position I may or may not have...

If you do take the position I may or may not have a friend who might be interested in your old job
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
oy

oy
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Are there chief actuaries working without...

Are there chief actuaries working without offices? Asking for a friend who might want to be chief actuary someday.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
You guys sound ambitious. Like I thought if I...

You guys sound ambitious. Like I thought if I made 40k I would have it made for life and I think I sort of had for the entirety of my career. Past rent and food, there's not to blow my money on.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-22-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 67,137
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
TSLA now worth more than $100B ...

TSLA now worth more than $100B

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-stocks/tesla-races-past-100-billion-in-market-valuation-idUSKBN1ZL24Z
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-20-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 36,110
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I went overboard and read the papers and three...

I went overboard and read the papers and three manuals (TIA/RF/CF). Even then I thought the exam was so out of whack with what was asked in the past that it was through some miracle that I passed.
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-18-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
http://www.smbc-comics.com/comics/1531664373-20180...

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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,429
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I too will get revenge on that one pensions...

I too will get revenge on that one pensions company that never replied to my application in 2010

...someday...

SOMEDAY!!!! :swear:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Hotting up brekkie in the popty ping

Hotting up brekkie in the popty ping
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
She's a persona naan grata

She's a persona naan grata
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I once worked at some place where the CEO created...

I once worked at some place where the CEO created a rule that you couldn't microwave popcorn. He left several years before I got there, but the rule was still in the employee handbook. Nobody really...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-16-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,492
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Kool-Aid recipe: 1. Be a charismatic,...

Kool-Aid recipe:

1. Be a charismatic, inspirational leader

2. Make and sell something, doesn't matter what really (cars, taxi-hailing, office space, luggage, keyboards). The less of a tangible...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-16-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,492
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I think this is important, actually. Your staff...

I think this is important, actually. Your staff are going to be more productive if they perceive you as a good leader who is honest. If they think you're full of shit, they aren't going to try...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,828
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Looney Tunes was very violent towards animals

Looney Tunes was very violent towards animals
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-15-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I consider my vote to be unreliable since I think...

I consider my vote to be unreliable since I think the within-exam variability is really high
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