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Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-25-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,202
Posted By Quasi
:iatp: I exercise an hour most days. For me...

:iatp:
I exercise an hour most days. For me that is roughly 7 miles on a running day.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-19-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Quasi
I was thinking "study on carbs and fat" belonged...

I was thinking "study on carbs and fat" belonged in the exam section. I took all of my exams powered by carbs and fat... and I got the results your link predicted.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-19-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 112,837
Posted By Quasi
I did a small 5K/fun run recently and started...

I did a small 5K/fun run recently and started much faster than I had planned... but I was able to keep it up so I guess it was a good pace for me after all.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-19-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 112,837
Posted By Quasi
I haven't found a convenient 10K to sign up for...

I haven't found a convenient 10K to sign up for but there is a 5K at a convenient location/day/time. I looked up last year's results in the same 5K and nearly 2,000 people ran in it. That kind of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-08-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quasi
I was once asked for a copy of my most recent...

I was once asked for a copy of my most recent performance review for an actuarial job. I agree there is no way for them to confirm it is authentic so people could forge up a great one.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-08-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quasi
I thought that was why companies will also state...

I thought that was why companies will also state whether or not the person is eligible for rehire. You don't say why they are not eligible, but that would cover you in cases like this. I have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-05-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quasi
The policy of most companies (every one that I...

The policy of most companies (every one that I have heard of) is to only give things like dates of employment, title, and whether or not the person is eligible to be rehired. As a manager at a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-31-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 25,085
Posted By Quasi
I used to work with a woman who drove me nuts. ...

I used to work with a woman who drove me nuts. Ever conversation went like this (the two lines happening at the same time):

Me: I updated the projection model using the latest information that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-29-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,917
Posted By Quasi
I hope I don't die reading this thread.

I hope I don't die reading this thread.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-07-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Quasi
I can't imagine going back to the same spot day...

I can't imagine going back to the same spot day after day. I once thought I was going to have to crap next to one of my favorite running trails (through residential neighborhoods)... it almost came...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-01-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,145
Posted By Quasi
I once knew a guy who gave his "2 weeks" notice...

I once knew a guy who gave his "2 weeks" notice at the end of a Monday (last day on a Friday). While I wouldn't say he burned any bridges, at least one of his bosses was mildly annoyed. Mild...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-30-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 884
Posted By Quasi
I don't think my lifestyle would change much in...

I don't think my lifestyle would change much in the short run. I would definitely retire earlier under that scenario.

Can I go part-time and only work a couple of days a week (or take the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-06-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,684
Posted By Quasi
It is a red flag but won't necessarily kill your...

It is a red flag but won't necessarily kill your chances. Of course there are degrees of job hopping, 1 year at 10 different companies is obviously worse than 2 years at 2 different companies.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 121,586
Posted By Quasi
Not a new commercial, but it really bugs me... ...

Not a new commercial, but it really bugs me...

It is an Edward Jones commercial where a youngish (maybe 30 years old?) guy is meeting with an Edward Jones financial planner for the first time. He...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 890
Posted By Quasi
Did he speak with a British accent in real life? ...

Did he speak with a British accent in real life? I had no idea he was British until yesterday.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-31-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 5,344
Posted By Quasi
The states that I have lived in required a safety...

The states that I have lived in required a safety inspection prior to getting it licensed. So if it won't pass inspection you can't get license plates or drive it at all (legally).
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-20-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 32,498
Posted By Quasi
Isn't that the diabetes drug that they say might...

Isn't that the diabetes drug that they say might extend lifespan? I think they did a study and diabetics that took Metformin lived longer than non-diabetics who didn't take it. Google tells me that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-08-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,261
Posted By Quasi
There are an unlimited number of ways to be a bad...

There are an unlimited number of ways to be a bad manager, but here are a few I have seen or heard about from friends:
1. Can't make a decision - asks you to do something a certain way, then at 5pm...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-07-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,261
Posted By Quasi
Boss can make a bigger difference than the...

Boss can make a bigger difference than the company. Working for a crappy quasi-abusive boss at a great company is WAAAAY worse than working for a great boss at a decent company.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 11-16-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 112,837
Posted By Quasi
If this is directed at me, yes it is my first...

If this is directed at me, yes it is my first official 10K but I run at least that distance virtually every time I run. My usual morning is running 7 miles in about an hour. I have absolutely no...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 11-14-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 112,837
Posted By Quasi
Thanks! Now I just have to actually do it.

Thanks! Now I just have to actually do it.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 11-14-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 112,837
Posted By Quasi
I have a question for the experienced runners out...

I have a question for the experienced runners out there.

I have been running by myself for years but never signed up for an official race. I think I finally want to run a real GPS chipped 10K. ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-23-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,407
Posted By Quasi
I guess I'll never know for sure but I don't...

I guess I'll never know for sure but I don't think so. The people who actually knew me also knew what a douche he is/was so I'm sure it didn't impact them. If he said or sent something to anyone...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-20-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,407
Posted By Quasi
I gave honest feedback when leaving one job due...

I gave honest feedback when leaving one job due to a god-awful boss (not an actuary). He was told of my feedback and said some bad and not true crap about me after I was gone. I know because a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-16-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,932
Posted By Quasi
Four legs on a stool? I once overheard...

Four legs on a stool?

I once overheard someone saying "the straightest distance between two points is a line". Technically not wrong.
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