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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Flying J
Kinda, yeah.

Kinda, yeah.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Flying J
I'm sure a gay man who lived though the early...

I'm sure a gay man who lived though the early days of the AIDS epidemic would take exception to your classification.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Flying J
Yeah, but scars are cool though. Some time in...

Yeah, but scars are cool though. Some time in 2021, when you're allowed back to the bacon bar and you're chatting up a guy, you can say, "Hey, want to come back to my apartment and see my scar?" He...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-04-2020, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Flying J
You're living in a fantasy world where the...

You're living in a fantasy world where the average american is willing to make a personal sacrifice for the benefit

You're living in a fantasy world where the US has a functional Federal...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-04-2020, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Flying J
That would be wonderful, wouldn't it? But it's...

That would be wonderful, wouldn't it? But it's not going to happen in an election year with a president with no morals whatsoever. I don't want to make this thread political, but that's the reason...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-02-2020, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Flying J
We finally finished the cheap, scratchy TP from...

We finally finished the cheap, scratchy TP from back when it was the only thing available. We're back to our regular brand and I have a very clean and happy backside.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 12:15 AM
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Views: 28,027
Posted By Flying J
Trader Joe's Sparkling Wine I'm going to...

Trader Joe's Sparkling Wine

I'm going to take a week or two off in August so I'm just drinking what we have rather than buying something new.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-28-2020, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Flying J
Are you wearing a mask? All occupants should...

Are you wearing a mask? All occupants should wear a mask during service calls, even the residents, according to the guidance in my state, at least. When the housecleaners come, I simply just leave...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-23-2020, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Flying J
For sure. People hanging out in crowds is what's...

For sure. People hanging out in crowds is what's causing the uptick in COVID 19 cases. It's not because people don't wear a facemask to Walmart.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-23-2020, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Flying J
Some non-health actuaries might not be as...

Some non-health actuaries might not be as familiar with the ways some providers exploit the fee-for-service reimbursement model. I got a chuckle thought :tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Flying J
Took the day off. Just finished a beer and a...

Took the day off. Just finished a beer and a shot of whiskey.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Flying J
My office is remaining closed indefinitely. But...

My office is remaining closed indefinitely. But I took the day off today, so I drove up there because it has great blackberry picking. It was so odd, it felt like I hadn't been there in forever,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Flying J
Or the solution may not be a vaccine at all. ...

Or the solution may not be a vaccine at all. There's an attitude out there that we either find a silver bullet vaccine or the world is literally going to end, and that's just not true. The solution...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Flying J
That's a pretty good article explaining what the...

That's a pretty good article explaining what the possible future of living with COVID-19 might look like. I have a FB friend who reposted one of the "sky is falling vaccines will never work"...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Flying J
Guys, shut up. If you want to bicker with each...

Guys, shut up. If you want to bicker with each other, take it to PM.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 12:14 AM
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Views: 28,632
Posted By Flying J
Whoa, that's a little fancy, isn't it? Special...

Whoa, that's a little fancy, isn't it? Special occasion? Get a bonus at work?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 07:11 PM
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Views: 28,632
Posted By Flying J
Getting takeout more often because it's something...

Getting takeout more often because it's something you can do that involves leaving the house.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Flying J
Just for clarification, since it's unfamiliar...

Just for clarification, since it's unfamiliar terminology for a lot of people, R0 is how fast a virus spreads out in the wild, prior to public health intervention. The R0 for the novel coronavirus...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11,034
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Posted By Flying J
Also, the healthweather thermometer data site has...

Also, the healthweather thermometer data site has started reporting Rt over time, which is showing lower than the rt.live site. But it's showing most places at or just below 1.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 03:56 PM
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Views: 849,540
Posted By Flying J
NY added WA to their shit list, yet WA has a...

NY added WA to their shit list, yet WA has a lower Rt than NY. WTF NY?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-18-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11,034
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Posted By Flying J
Agreed. If it does end up being a silver bullet,...

Agreed. If it does end up being a silver bullet, that'd be great. But based on that article alone, my hopes aren't up.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-15-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 28,027
Posted By Flying J
A manhattan! Every time I make one, I want to...

A manhattan! Every time I make one, I want to start singing "Start spreading the news," but that songs about New York, not Manhattan.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,548
Posted By Flying J
It is weird that Venmo requires you to include...

It is weird that Venmo requires you to include emojis in your transaction, but I've been quite impressed with the creativity that some people use emojis.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,548
Posted By Flying J
Back when live sporting events existed, my...

Back when live sporting events existed, my seatmate would pay me for his ticket with PayPal and they'd take out a small fee. Then, later, no fee. I never found out what changed. Maybe PP changed,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,548
Posted By Flying J
I feel like there is an arbitrage opportunity...

I feel like there is an arbitrage opportunity there. Charge 1% service fee and you can make serious money while still giving your coworker the opportunity to access the discount.
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