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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
turns out my dog wasn't related to George...

turns out my dog wasn't related to George Washington after all
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-13-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,306
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
You're probably going to just have to answer this...

You're probably going to just have to answer this question for yourself. Seems like from the OP you know the pros/cons. Make your choice, I'm sure you'll figure it out whatever you choose.
Forum: Sports 07-12-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Why practice with two basketballs when you can...

Why practice with two basketballs when you can make a new sport out of it?
Forum: Sports 07-12-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,667
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
We'll make another trade for Jeff Green to...

We'll make another trade for Jeff Green to reunite the Thunder big 3
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,226
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Start calling her Toby imo

Start calling her Toby imo
Forum: Sports 07-12-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,667
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I know statistics say that the Thunder do better...

I know statistics say that the Thunder do better when Russ plays hero ball but they still haven't gone deep in the playoffs in the last few years.
Forum: Sports 07-12-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,667
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Yeah I had similar feelings when Chris Paul...

Yeah I had similar feelings when Chris Paul joined. Somehow, it all worked out and they were able to mesh well together. I don't know about Westbrook...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,512
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I once encountered a manager who made people do...

I once encountered a manager who made people do this. He has issues.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I don't think there's a huge difference between...

I don't think there's a huge difference between having 2 vs 3 exams - the problem is that a lot of the qualities that employers want to select for don't really manifest themselves on paper nor in an...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Things like how fast you graduated or how many...

Things like how fast you graduated or how many hours you spent per semester on coursework are minor details that most recruiters don't care about. Imo there is a lot of overlap between statistics and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
and then they took the ketchup packets, napkins,...

and then they took the ketchup packets, napkins, and toilet paper home with them
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I thought you were insulting the poster

I thought you were insulting the poster
Forum: Sports 07-11-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,667
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
:(

:(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-11-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 599
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-10-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,107
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
found the untrustworthy guy

found the untrustworthy guy
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-09-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,107
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I just looked at who started the thread. Oh,...

I just looked at who started the thread.

Oh, the irony...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-09-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,107
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I think it's getting more relaxed as since we...

I think it's getting more relaxed as since we last visited this thread, big name companies have gone casual (Zurich, Allstate).
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-09-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,107
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I don't think I've ever worked at a place where...

I don't think I've ever worked at a place where anyone cared about what you wore in transit to work.

I would question the judgment of anyone threatening an actuary with such a written warning...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Yeah but only the political people go there

Yeah but only the political people go there
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Better than selling his own bathwater imo

Better than selling his own bathwater imo
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-07-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,326
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
One of my old employers had a track for people...

One of my old employers had a track for people who had stopped taking exams. You basically topped out at senior actuarial analyst, but then they reworked the titles on the ERM/ECM team so you could...
Forum: Sports 07-06-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,667
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
RIP 2019-20 rockets campaign

RIP 2019-20 rockets campaign
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-05-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,326
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Some options: 1. Pass exams 2. Find...

Some options:

1. Pass exams
2. Find another track outside actuarial (there are plenty)
3. Quit and do something else
4. Don't pass exams and stay as an eternal analyst or hope that you're one...
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