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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-17-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14,334
Views: 1,364,764
Posted By Helena Lake
Will it count if it's a book I've already read,...

Will it count if it's a book I've already read, or does it need to be new books?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 98,202
Posted By Helena Lake
That's adorable!

That's adorable!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,715
Posted By Helena Lake
I don't think you're going to really be able to...

I don't think you're going to really be able to get away from slapstick completely... kids (and many adults) think it's funny :D. But at least a few of those have some of the slapstick applying to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 83,944
Views: 7,680,588
Posted By Helena Lake
The running away of the bulls

The running away of the bulls
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-17-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14,334
Views: 1,364,764
Posted By Helena Lake
Yeuch. I just took their little "quiz" to...

Yeuch. I just took their little "quiz" to suggest books. It's a stupid quiz. Not a single one of the options included something that actually applies to me.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By Helena Lake
Hold on... let me add that to my lexicon. I'll...

Hold on... let me add that to my lexicon. I'll start using it tomorrow!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,086
Posted By Helena Lake
Well, that seems a tad bit unfair. You told them...

Well, that seems a tad bit unfair. You told them about the error. I mean, I could kind of see taking back the discount... but losing it on a proactive basis seems to be punishing you for their...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,086
Posted By Helena Lake
There's a practical limit for me. As long as...

There's a practical limit for me. As long as you've made a good faith effort to fix it... well... there's only so much you should be expected to do when someone else doesn't take responsibility for...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-17-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14,334
Views: 1,364,764
Posted By Helena Lake
Hmm... My current audiobook is long, and I really...

Hmm... My current audiobook is long, and I really only listen during my commute, so there's no way I'll hit 3 books by March 3... if I play on the up and up.

But... I could probably set books to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By Helena Lake
Really? What are the kids calling it these days?

Really? What are the kids calling it these days?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,005
Posted By Helena Lake
Might depend on your point of view...

Might depend on your point of view...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,005
Posted By Helena Lake
Depends on whether it's good enough to be...

Depends on whether it's good enough to be considered benefits, or if those work friends just make it a job.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By Helena Lake
:rofl: I'm not quite that old... but I do...

:rofl: I'm not quite that old... but I do remember when poor people couldn't afford them. :bighug:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By Helena Lake
imo, it's microwave popcorn specifically. The...

imo, it's microwave popcorn specifically. The odor carries a really long distance - longer than just about any other microwave item except fish. So everyone smells it. If they like popcorn, then...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,005
Posted By Helena Lake
I believe those are technically referred to as...

I believe those are technically referred to as "golf buddies"
Forum: Diversions 01-16-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 308
Posted By Helena Lake
Close enough, I think... but we definitely didn't...

Close enough, I think... but we definitely didn't do the trading best/worst cards, etc. It might have been that the winner went first on the next round... I don't remember details from that long ago...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,086
Posted By Helena Lake
I thought it was supposed to be that your...

I thought it was supposed to be that your employer accidentally gave you $10K out of the blue, as in not associated with a bonus or anything performance related. Just an error on their part.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,086
Posted By Helena Lake
Okay, on this element, I disagree with Agadefe.

Okay, on this element, I disagree with Agadefe.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,715
Posted By Helena Lake
I dunno. I'll have to give it some thought. ...

I dunno. I'll have to give it some thought. Maybe not Disney, but wouldn't a lot of the older super-hero shows & movies work? Superman, Spiderman, even Incredible Hulk maybe.

Okay, so my...
Forum: Surveys 01-16-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 780
Posted By Helena Lake
:) I ran across that topic yesterday when I was...

:) I ran across that topic yesterday when I was trying to figure out what my friend was doing.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,715
Posted By Helena Lake
"I don't always drink beer, but when I...

"I don't always drink beer, but when I do..."
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,715
Posted By Helena Lake
on the plus side... I think you should be able to...

on the plus side... I think you should be able to find plenty of older things to add in to the mix portraying men as strong, noble, and heroic without all of the denigration :)

Maybe if you mix...
Forum: Diversions 01-16-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 308
Posted By Helena Lake
So... while we're here, maybe someone can direct...

So... while we're here, maybe someone can direct me to something concrete for the following game that we used to play in high school (late eighties, early nineties).

We called it "*******", but it...
Forum: Diversions 01-16-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 308
Posted By Helena Lake
I always thought of Euchre as being more like...

I always thought of Euchre as being more like spades or hearts. It's been a really long time since I played though.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,086
Posted By Helena Lake
So far... I think my answers mirror Agadefe's. ...

So far... I think my answers mirror Agadefe's.

What seems like a little bit of money to me might be a whole lot more meaningful to someone else. Plus, I wouldn't want the karmic burden, so to...
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