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Forum: Sports Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,294
Posted By Westley
Fascinating article. I thought this was...

Fascinating article.

I thought this was funny

Isn't that pretty much "our shoes obey the laws of physics"? Maybe I'm missing something.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,564
Posted By Westley
Yes, but because of the trackers, there's no...

Yes, but because of the trackers, there's no safer option.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,564
Posted By Westley
The fact that its Star Wars is part of the issue...

The fact that its Star Wars is part of the issue for me. Sorta feel like, if the fate of the galaxy isn't at stake, why bother?
Forum: General Actuarial 12-12-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Westley
Makes me think of my ex, who used to make jokes...

Makes me think of my ex, who used to make jokes about "actuarial emergencies" by referencing a scene from Friends - Ross got a pager (for when his ex goes into labor) and Rachel asked what a dinosaur...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-12-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,262
Posted By Westley
Didn't know you were still here. I thought you'd...

Didn't know you were still here. I thought you'd died like five seasons ago. Didn't come back, even in the books, just your mom.

Seriously, not sure where you posted or how you got to 12k posts, I...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-12-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,564
Posted By Westley
So, read some of the thread, but didn't really...

So, read some of the thread, but didn't really get why people like this.

What's the draw? Seems like it's basically the baby yoda (is there a name for the species? that can't actually be Yoda...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-11-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By Westley
Yes, this. OP please remove the name. Feel free...

Yes, this. OP please remove the name. Feel free to leave the description of what they're doing, people should be aware of how their resume gets passed around, but we don't allow naming names here.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,504
Posted By Westley
Pretty much every company I've ever worked for or...

Pretty much every company I've ever worked for or heard of ranks their employees.

How the rankings work and how they are used are very different by company of course.
Forum: Sports 12-08-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 33,579
Posted By Westley
From (not familiar with site, just grabbed the...

From (not familiar with site, just grabbed the first google hit):
https://www.actionnetwork.com/ncaaf/projected-college-football-playoff-odds-line-spread-collin-wilson

Looks like they have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-08-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,504
Posted By Westley
This usually comes from the old GE model of rank...

This usually comes from the old GE model of rank and yank - basically the view was that, it doesn't matter how good your people are, you should be getting rid of the worst of them. I think it...
Forum: Sports 12-08-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 33,579
Posted By Westley
It matters because Clemson looks to be a much...

It matters because Clemson looks to be a much tougher opponent than OU.

Announcers at tOSU game made a decent statistical argument for them, but LSU looked totally dominant yesterday much better...
Forum: Sports 12-07-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 33,579
Posted By Westley
I think tOSU has to really lay an egg to be out,...

I think tOSU has to really lay an egg to be out, and if they did, I don't know who gets in. Bama? Does a 2-loss, no-Tua, didn't-play-in-conf-title-game, Bama team get in ahead of 1-loss tOSU? UGa...
Forum: Sports 12-07-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 33,579
Posted By Westley
tOSU will win this, but it is funny that we were...

tOSU will win this, but it is funny that we were trying to decide whether to put in Utah or OU or UGa, and now that Utah and UGa solved that problem, tOSU is trying to create a different one - there...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-07-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 405
Posted By Westley
So, is JFG's difference the reason for the thread?

So, is JFG's difference the reason for the thread?
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-07-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,078
Posted By Westley
Yeah, this was my thought... does anybody do an...

Yeah, this was my thought... does anybody do an exam bonus that's a significant amount to their company? I've never seen one that's even $5k. Annual bonus or even credential bonus could be enough for...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-07-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 405
Posted By Westley
My first response was "Is there a second verse? I...

My first response was "Is there a second verse? I don't think so".

Then I read Campbell's response and said "Oh, yeah, that".
Forum: Sports 12-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 33,579
Posted By Westley
"antepenultimate" I think all of tOSU, LSU,...

"antepenultimate"

I think all of tOSU, LSU, and Clemson could be in with a close/flukey loss and out with an embarrassment. LSU has the best chance of getting embarrassed and still getting in...
Forum: Sports 12-04-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 120,361
Posted By Westley
:duh: Thanks, obv makes a lot more sense.

:duh:

Thanks, obv makes a lot more sense.
Forum: Sports 12-04-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 120,361
Posted By Westley
Is Gruden already rumored to be out? Doesn't he...

Is Gruden already rumored to be out? Doesn't he own part of the team? Seems hard to fire but what do I know.

And Nagy isn't on the list? Please?
Forum: General Actuarial 12-04-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,688
Posted By Westley
Well, you would, but setting the requirement as...

Well, you would, but setting the requirement as "where it makes sense" pretty much determines the conclusion, so this is like saying "why wouldn't you want to do what makes sense?" - you would but...
Forum: Sports 12-03-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 120,361
Posted By Westley
Not sure if serious, but I'll bite... I...

Not sure if serious, but I'll bite...

I mean, the constants were Brady and Belichik, right? Nobody else got six rings? I thought that's what I heard, please correct me if I'm wrong.

Basically,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-03-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 440
Posted By Westley
Are they with a service? Assume you mean you pay...

Are they with a service? Assume you mean you pay what the service asks, plus $20 for the actual workers to keep.

My lady just works for herself, and I don't tip each time just pay what we agreed...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-03-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 440
Posted By Westley
How much? I usually tip $100, roughly the same...

How much? I usually tip $100, roughly the same amount as I pay them for each visit ($120 per cleaning, done very two weeks). No idea how reasonable this is.



Cash tip or services provided?

...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-03-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,034
Posted By Westley
If you're afraid that I might pass you in post...

If you're afraid that I might pass you in post count, believe me that's not happening.
Forum: Sports 12-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 33,579
Posted By Westley
tOSU and LSU "probably" in win or lose - agree....

tOSU and LSU "probably" in win or lose - agree. More specifically, it depends on how good they look losing against solid competition.

Georgia - win and in - agree, although not convinced they...
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