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Forum: Software & Technology 08-21-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24,975
Views: 6,214,700
Posted By whisper
Speed runs are about mastery. So you have to play...

Speed runs are about mastery. So you have to play games and be motivated by perfecting even little detail.

If that doesn't motivate you, speed running would be utterly tedious

Sent from my...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-21-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,264
Posted By whisper
There are definitely men who are lost, and can't...

There are definitely men who are lost, and can't really separate the reality around them and the fantasy that they interact with in media.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-20-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By whisper
I think stock sales tend to be scheduled well...

I think stock sales tend to be scheduled well ahead of time to give investors information that the sale is just converting the asset to cash and not something about the stock or company itself.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-20-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 6,177
Posted By whisper
When Mythbusters did this - they got fecal matter...

When Mythbusters did this - they got fecal matter on the toothbrush that was stored in the kitchen.
Forum: Sports 08-15-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By whisper
If I was building a team for long term success,...

If I was building a team for long term success, neither - they're old. If I'm concerned about winning only this year - I'd be a bit concerned about either's health, but I think I'm a bit more...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-15-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By whisper
https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/15/20806366/we-com...

https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/15/20806366/we-company-wework-ipo-adam-neumann

I'm going to say yes
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-15-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,275
Posted By whisper
It's not about saving the world. It's about...

It's not about saving the world. It's about vulnerability, and more specifically, being vulnerable. You don't need to be vulnerable to everyone or every issue, but to those that you wish to be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-15-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,275
Posted By whisper
The point of the program is to interact with the...

The point of the program is to interact with the human behind the act. If the act gets in the way of seeing the human - it is detrimental to the spirit of the program.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-15-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,275
Posted By whisper
Unfortunately, for some, the path to...

Unfortunately, for some, the path to enlightenment is through mistakes and the lessons that they teach. It sounds like the wisdom that the person got was from the hard lessons that he learned.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-15-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,275
Posted By whisper
I've lost two high school friends. One had a...

I've lost two high school friends. One had a epilepsy that resulted in his untimely death, the other to suicide.

It's rough having people that you know leave the world before what seems right.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-13-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,512
Posted By whisper
This

This
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-13-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,803
Posted By whisper
Because actuaries that are good communicators are...

Because actuaries that are good communicators are harder to find than someone who is good with math.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 776
Posted By whisper
The biggest problems with paywalls is social...

The biggest problems with paywalls is social media, where other people who subscribe to a source post articles and you want to understand what they are discussing - but the source may not be valuable...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,301
Posted By whisper
I find it easier to just make a flavor that I...

I find it easier to just make a flavor that I like and they don't....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,582
Posted By whisper
That is also something Alton Brown talks about.

That is also something Alton Brown talks about.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,582
Posted By whisper
Partially. The thing that they also do is give...

Partially. The thing that they also do is give you the amounts that you need. So, if you need 1 Tbsp of malted barley syrup - they provide you with 1 Tbsp of malted barley syrup - not 20 oz.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-06-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,231
Posted By whisper
TV size is viewing distance in inches / 2 ...

TV size is viewing distance in inches / 2

So, you need about a 72" TV.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By whisper
There are math classes where something like this...

There are math classes where something like this does occur. They typically in schools that don't follow traditional teaching methods.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,582
Posted By whisper
Stop. Full stop. What is your goal? ...

Stop. Full stop.

What is your goal?

Being an ascete because it is a personal choice is fine, but understand that others don't necessarily ascribe to that philosophy. Forcing others into your...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,064
Posted By whisper
It is its own thing. Having kids opens you up to...

It is its own thing. Having kids opens you up to experiences that you won't have without them. For those that can have them easily, the cost/benefit question is substantially different than those...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,064
Posted By whisper
You have 16 hours each that needs to be split...

You have 16 hours each that needs to be split between the kids, the house, work and entertainment. A bigger question is does one party feel like they're taking on the lion share of the work while...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-01-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 4,920
Posted By whisper
I'm going to say yes, since the model and the...

I'm going to say yes, since the model and the photographer aren't given credit.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-01-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24,975
Views: 6,214,700
Posted By whisper
It sounds like MS has him as a spokesperson for...

It sounds like MS has him as a spokesperson for Mixer in general not just a streamer. I think ninja is concerned about career post-stream as well, and this may be the transition step.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-01-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By whisper
For paved trails with family, probably not. ...

For paved trails with family, probably not.



Higher components are better but most of the bang comes with the frame. So, getting a low end frame and high end gear will get you better...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-29-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By whisper
This is pretty golden of a quote...

This is pretty golden of a quote...
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