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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Westley
This person is posting from occupied Britain. ...

This person is posting from occupied Britain.



As for the story, what did you want to discuss? Seems like a tragedy, but probably not surprising, given the various issues around mining and...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 11:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,857
Posted By Westley
If the contrary thread is idle for two years, is...

If the contrary thread is idle for two years, is that evidence of the title of this thread iyo?

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=322029&page=10
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 682
Posted By Westley
But, do you really? I've always heard...

But, do you really?


I've always heard that joke with more innuendo... something like "somebody else put a shot in that cat".
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,541
Posted By Westley
Yeah, even an announcement of "immediate action...

Yeah, even an announcement of "immediate action on salaries, and considering dividend adjustment" would have been sorta reasonable from an employee standpoint imo.

They made the clearest possible...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,803
Posted By Westley
Just saw this, so very late, but the answer...

Just saw this, so very late, but the answer crabber was looking for was "RN". The third movie (where Fisher's character is born at the very end) has this line.
Forum: Sports 07-01-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 20,794
Posted By Westley
Yes, I should have stated non-bonus. And my...

Yes, I should have stated non-bonus.

And my radio said the agreement goes until 2036.


As for the death question, it seems far-fetched that we would be in any way able to directly attribute a...
Forum: Sports 07-01-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 20,794
Posted By Westley
I was wondering if anybody would get my...

I was wondering if anybody would get my poorly-worded question right. Any wording that was actually correct (for example, not calling him a "player") was too obvious.

:toth: yt
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-01-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,541
Posted By Westley
Look, I'm all about loyalty. In fact, I feel like...

Look, 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: Sports 07-01-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 20,794
Posted By Westley
A MLB trivia question for July 1: Who is the...

A MLB trivia question for July 1: Who is the highest paid player, actually cash received, so far during 2020?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,720
Posted By Westley
I wonder if this actually accomplishes anything...

I wonder if this actually accomplishes anything in terms of prevention, or is simply their effort to create legal cover for "we did this prevention step". It's like when airlines used to ask "Has...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-30-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By Westley
This would be good stuff to try to convey in one...

This would be good stuff to try to convey in one of the bullet points. But that's not what it says.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-30-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By Westley
Would stand out. But are you going to discuss in...

Would stand out. But are you going to discuss in an interview?

So, you translated meeting details?
Yes.
So, you speak Chinese?
Yes.
OK, so tell me about a time when...


I mean, there's a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-29-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By Westley
If you spent two years as a missionary, I'm 90%...

If you spent two years as a missionary, I'm 90% certain I know what org you're involved with. Went to school in Utah? 100%.

I'd list the name, but don't have a problem with the current format...
Forum: Sports 06-29-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 24,807
Posted By Westley
From Pats perspective, you also get the palate...

From Pats perspective, you also get the palate cleanser - if he comes in and kills it, then great, but if not, he takes the pressure off of the second QB to follow Brady.

Can anybody summarize...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-28-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 39,084
Posted By Westley
Ignoring whether you were doing something wrong...

Ignoring whether you were doing something wrong or not, they thought you were doing something wrong, and isn't this a correct usage? Like, the point of Karen is that they're the boss and know...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-28-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 39,084
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I have a client who is fairly up within her...

Yeah, I have a client who is fairly up within her organization, and her boss is Karen - we kinda laugh when our client mentions Karen by name. And Karen's org is very political - I wouldn't be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-27-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Westley
It is possible to do this, but most companies...

It is possible to do this, but most companies will want a response sooner rather than later, if they're offering a job at the end of the internship. And you're probably not getting any offers from...
Forum: Professional Surveys 06-25-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,512
Posted By Westley
Yes, but 40% below 100 is surprising to me. I...

Yes, but 40% below 100 is surprising to me. I still think of this field as NYC, Boston, Chicago, Philly, DSM, and Hartford. I'm guessing only DSM falls below 100.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-25-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Westley
That's a good site for gambling info, and run by...

That's a good site for gambling info, and run by an actuary, for those that don't know.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-25-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,964
Views: 344,148
Posted By Westley
Fixed.

Fixed.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-25-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,720
Posted By Westley
I really don't see how there's a functional way...

I really don't see how there's a functional way to block freedom of movement within the US, over any length of time more than very short-term.

1 Constitution limits government options in this...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-24-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,720
Posted By Westley
Is there any mechanism for enforcement of Cuomo's...

Is there any mechanism for enforcement of Cuomo's (and others) mandatory quarantine when coming from Florida? I mean, it's basically a request, right?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-24-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,964
Views: 344,148
Posted By Westley
Yeah, part of my bet is that 1) The prior bill...

Yeah, part of my bet is that
1) The prior bill wasn't enough stimulus to inflate away the current problems
2) Rs and Ds will not increase their cooperation between now and November
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-24-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,964
Views: 344,148
Posted By Westley
I never buy options but feel like some puts going...

I never buy options but feel like some puts going into Q2 earnings would be worthwhile. Just seems like people are going to ignore the earnings, but they will be so bad, plus earnings warnings, plus...
Forum: Professional Surveys 06-24-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,512
Posted By Westley
Similar to the comments on NYC, Chicago is quite...

Similar to the comments on NYC, Chicago is quite large, so that's not a useful benchmark. If you've been to Chicago, the areas you've visited are not 110 or below, you wouldn't be caught dead in the...
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