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Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 09:14 PM
Replies: 106
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I have seen one of those before, but that was at...

I have seen one of those before, but that was at a company that gave out VP labels like candy.

In a past life, I was at a company that did something very similar what lllj described (perhaps even...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,342
I think it depends on what "VP" means at that...

I think it depends on what "VP" means at that company.

If VP is reserved for semi-senior management, 250k+30% is a little low.

If you turn over a rock and find a couple of VP's lurking...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,342
Bonus levels and upper-level position titles can...

Bonus levels and upper-level position titles can vary wildly by company.

I'll offer my company as a counter-example:

At my company, VP is a title generally reserved for heads of corporate...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,342
I assume that the salary was given in US dollars,...

I assume that the salary was given in US dollars, not Canadian dollars.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-10-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,271
Cut me some slack, Jack! Chump don' want no help,...

Cut me some slack, Jack! Chump don' want no help, chump don't GET da help!
Forum: Software & Technology 09-09-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 701
I wish gadget manufacturers would design their...

I wish gadget manufacturers would design their toys such that a user can easily change out the battery/batteries when normal wear and tear makes it necessary.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 492,914
Not my pic, but I saw it on the road: [[spoiler...

Not my pic, but I saw it on the road:
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He apparently also has another vehicle...
Forum: Diversions 09-06-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,012
Burt Reynolds delivered the Coors, but failed to...

Burt Reynolds delivered the Coors, but failed to deliver points.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,271
Ekke Ekke Ekke Ekke Ptang Zoo Boing!

Ekke Ekke Ekke Ekke Ptang Zoo Boing!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-05-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
I'm partial to amusing commercials. ...

I'm partial to amusing commercials.

https://youtu.be/ujUTl43OSlY
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-05-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,271
:iatp: I approve this marklar.

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I approve this marklar.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-05-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,271
Gungan

Gungan
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-04-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,271
"No, that was not Zathras, that was Zathras....

"No, that was not Zathras, that was Zathras. There are 10 of us, all of family Zathras, each one named Zathras. Slight differences in how you pronounce. Zathraas, Zathras, Zathras. You are seeing...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-04-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
In the big names in *nix editors (vi, vim,...

In the big names in *nix editors (vi, vim, emacs), the feature is called "auto-pairs" or "autopairs".

In Notepad++ it's an autocompletion option.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-31-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 55,064
The EU is proposing abolishing the twice-a-year...

The EU is proposing abolishing the twice-a-year time change. Member states would be free to choose whether to be year-round standard time, or year-round DST.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-31-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,053
I think that part of the reason speed limits are...

I think that part of the reason speed limits are frequently ignored are that they seem arbitrary rather than being a reasonable indication of safety vs conditions.

While I would never admit to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-31-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,053
twss

twss
Forum: Professional Surveys 08-26-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 24,771
Yes, I'm responding to a weeks-old post, but this...

Yes, I'm responding to a weeks-old post, but this is a years-old thread, so...



A few years ago, I worked in an office where the dress code was full-on casual. Nice t-shirt, jeans, and tennis...
Forum: Diversions 08-25-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,012
And McCain has passed. Sad news, but at...

And McCain has passed.

Sad news, but at least several of us get points to ease our grief.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-25-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,853
While we have "his", "hers", and "ours" accounts,...

While we have "his", "hers", and "ours" accounts, almost all of our accounts are officially joint.

On those occasions where we've needed to individually open up an account, we do so...but we'll...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-24-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,853
That's why you need good communication with your...

That's why you need good communication with your spouse.

I'm semi-in that situation now with my wife.

We currently have two surviving parents, one step-parent around whom there is drama, and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-24-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,053
This might help:...

This might help: https://roadwarrior.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/14544/motorcycle-lane-splitting-controversial-and-legal/



I don't think there is a specific crime/offense for "open door to block...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-24-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,853
On the "who pays for dinner" question, my wife...

On the "who pays for dinner" question, my wife and I just fell into the tradition of "the person who invites/proposes" pays. There are times that the other one of us will do it, so there probably is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-24-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,853
First, I should say that I was a little sloppy,...

First, I should say that I was a little sloppy, and I was referring just to what we do with income. We didn't do any pre-nup. An argument could have been made that we should've (she grew up dirt...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-24-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,053
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