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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-23-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 94,174
Posted By George Frankly
Post COVID, Iím going to Arthurís house for...

Post COVID, Iím going to Arthurís house for dinner!!! :tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-22-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 254,585
Posted By George Frankly
How did I not know this was dropping?

How did I not know this was dropping?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 16,284
Posted By George Frankly
Wow, I thought that reference might be slightly...

Wow, I thought that reference might be slightly obscure, but this crew gets it.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-21-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,820
Views: 326,289
Posted By George Frankly
Same. I dumped in as much as I could find in...

Same. I dumped in as much as I could find in Mar/Apr above planned investing. As of now, I'm 5% off of my all-time high, in terms of invested assets.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 16,284
Posted By George Frankly
Seems like a perfectly cromulent cocktail. ...

Seems like a perfectly cromulent cocktail.

What about a screaming viking?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13,095
Views: 1,943,150
Posted By George Frankly
Challenge accepted!!!

Challenge accepted!!!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-21-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,820
Views: 326,289
Posted By George Frankly
If you can beat the market, time to quit...

If you can beat the market, time to quit actuarying and do that for a living. I don't have any faith that I can beat the S&P, or Goldman, so I'll keep my day job, and keep buying the index like a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-18-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By George Frankly
+1. It's a great movie all around, but Fred...

+1. It's a great movie all around, but Fred slayed me.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-15-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 12,387
Posted By George Frankly
Itís cheap because itís not in walking distance...

Itís cheap because itís not in walking distance to a Macaroni Grill. Get what ya pay for.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-15-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 12,387
Posted By George Frankly
We've already had a pandemic and murder hornets,...

We've already had a pandemic and murder hornets, statistically there can't be a big volcanic explosion. Pretty sure.

I'm getting on a plane tomorrow to go clean out my dad's house and grab any and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-12-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,820
Views: 326,289
Posted By George Frankly
That de-escalated quickly.

That de-escalated quickly.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-12-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,820
Views: 326,289
Posted By George Frankly
Time for him to post his positions, imo.

Time for him to post his positions, imo.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-11-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 94,174
Posted By George Frankly
I haven't tried this, but I have done the Alton...

I haven't tried this, but I have done the Alton Brown dry aging for steaks: link. (https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/dry-aged-chimney-porterhouse-recipe-2014714)

Seems to work quite...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-11-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8,431
Views: 657,544
Posted By George Frankly
Yes, they use a machine that inserts blades or...

Yes, they use a machine that inserts blades or needles to tenderize steak, which could introduce bacteria into the middle of the meat. So they do recommend a 160F internal temp, which many people...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-11-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 254,585
Posted By George Frankly
Everything I Wanted - Billie Eilish. It's just so...

Everything I Wanted - Billie Eilish. It's just so captivating. Come at me.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-10-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
Iíll keep an eye out for load-bearing posters on...

Iíll keep an eye out for load-bearing posters on the wall.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
Point taken.

Point taken.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
Good idea. We did attic insulation one year...

Good idea. We did attic insulation one year because CO was offering a generous rebate. I did it myself for $600 or so and got back $200 from the state. Probably paid for the remaining $400 in six...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
I think that's how you find out! Could definitely...

I think that's how you find out! Could definitely wipe out a sewer line. Don't see anything in the basement that looks like a root is coming in, we might be able to see it if that happens. The...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
We do plan on being there long term, nothing is...

We do plan on being there long term, nothing is guaranteed, of course. Both my wife and I work remotely and plan on keeping it that way if able. If we can make it about 8 years, we'll be financially...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
Of course. I was thinking about trying to...

Of course. I was thinking about trying to basically retrofit everything into the existing frame. Adding storm windows makes a lot more sense.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
Nothing beyond the normal zoning and easements,...

Nothing beyond the normal zoning and easements, the planner said we shouldn't have any issues adding a 2-3 car garage. It's on a ~13,000 sq ft lot so there is plenty of room.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
So Iím not sure whatís possible. If you could fit...

So Iím not sure whatís possible. If you could fit double panes into existing frames, Iíd guess not too bad. Sticking with single pane windows would be very inefficient.

Iíd also guess that the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
I'm sure there will be some surprises, given the...

I'm sure there will be some surprises, given the age. In general, having done renovations for 20+ years, I've gotten pretty good about estimating costs. For the master bath remodel I just did, I came...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By George Frankly
Had not thought to ask about a local preservation...

Had not thought to ask about a local preservation group, that's a great idea! And I like the idea of trying to preserve things like windows, to the extent possible. I'll ask my realtor and the city,...
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