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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-17-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,609
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Posted By ItsATrap
I was totally taken out of the movie once... ...

I was totally taken out of the movie once...

(spoiler doesn't spoil anything)
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Forum: Careers - Employment 10-10-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By ItsATrap
Ninja'd. Quite opposite of my...

Ninja'd.



Quite opposite of my experience. Exam progress is/was one of the highest priorities for students. Especially when students are studying, managers are not supposed to be allowing work...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-10-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By ItsATrap
I am on the SOA side, but am also on the...

I am on the SOA side, but am also on the reinsurance side of things. IMO, go with the P&C reinsurance gig. The reason why it is so much smaller is because reinsurance companies require considerably...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-10-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,974
Posted By ItsATrap
Really try to firm up your technical skills. Make...

Really try to firm up your technical skills. Make sure you know excel very well. Know functions such as vlookup and sumif. Know how to make pivot tables. Learn how to write macros with VBA....
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-07-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By ItsATrap
Even if this movie is good, I have no interest in...

Even if this movie is good, I have no interest in seeing it because the DC movies as a whole are a total mess. It's like, what "universe" is this? Obviously, it's not the Dark Knight Joker. I don't...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,117
Posted By ItsATrap
lol, whoops, you're right. I did the hand calc...

lol, whoops, you're right. I did the hand calc and then wrote it out incorrectly. It would be $23/hr * 7.5 hr/day * 216 work days = $37.3K.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,117
Posted By ItsATrap
No. Your salary is based off a 10 month...

No. Your salary is based off a 10 month calculation of your hourly rate. For example, I made $23/hour, 37.5 hours of school hours a week, with 216 work days out of the year (this includes in services...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,117
Posted By ItsATrap
I taught high school for a couple of years. Let...

I taught high school for a couple of years. Let me address these points.

Collectively bargained benefits
- I wasn't in on bargaining for my $38K salary and the insurance that I had to pay...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-27-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By ItsATrap
Received the passport in the mail yesterday. 30...

Received the passport in the mail yesterday. 30 day turnaround since putting my documents in the mail. Not bad.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-24-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By ItsATrap
I am US-born. Received the email today...

I am US-born.

Received the email today saying it was approved and I will receive by 9/30. Essentially a month turnaround. Didn't even have to break a sweat on the wait time.
Forum: General Actuarial 09-12-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 112,864
Posted By ItsATrap
Watching the movie Tag and at the beginning of...

Watching the movie Tag and at the beginning of the movie John Hamm's character, who is an executive for some corporation, is being interviewed for a magazine I believe. The interviewer asks him "How...
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 09-11-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,753
Posted By ItsATrap
Funny enough, when it got to heads up, someone...

Funny enough, when it got to heads up, someone had suggested that we consider a chop, but having me outchipped 3 to 1, the other guy was not remotely interested.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-11-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By ItsATrap
Should be received around 9/16? If it's delivered...

Should be received around 9/16? If it's delivered by a fast ship....
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 09-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,753
Posted By ItsATrap
So at ~14BB each, your philosophy is jam or...

So at ~14BB each, your philosophy is jam or nothing? I feel like there is SOME room to play a game that isn't just all in or fold.
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 09-10-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,753
Posted By ItsATrap
I ended up raising to 3BB. He ended up being a...

I ended up raising to 3BB. He ended up being a little frustrated (genuinely, not acting) realizing that he was essentially in a spot that he needed to determine if he just wanted to shove. He had...
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 09-09-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,753
Posted By ItsATrap
Was playing in a home game tournament ($20...

Was playing in a home game tournament ($20 buy-in). Made it to heads up. About even stacks after a double up. He is a little agitated as he did not want to give me chips to play with, but now I'm...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-04-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,108
Posted By ItsATrap
Dead center of a track a week out means virtually...

Dead center of a track a week out means virtually nothing.
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 08-28-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,351
Posted By ItsATrap
I was disappointed with the first book of his...

I was disappointed with the first book of his that I read. Perhaps it was geared to a different audience, but as that being my intro into his work, I'm not running to amazon to purchase more of his...
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 08-28-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,351
Posted By ItsATrap
I was also wanting to study up on opening up my...

I was also wanting to study up on opening up my game in a LAG approach on a more regular basis. When I'm playing in a later part of a tournament where the effective stack sizes are smaller in...
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 08-28-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,351
Posted By ItsATrap
Indeed. My strategies do very well against...

Indeed. My strategies do very well against recreational players, but I can see versus advanced players, they could take advantage of the holes in my game, which is why I was looking for ideas on new...
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 08-28-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,351
Posted By ItsATrap
I finally got around to trying a Jonathan Little...

I finally got around to trying a Jonathan Little book, using the low limit tournament one, and yes, it was aimed for total n00bs. The only thing that maybe it emphasized that other books that I read...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-28-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By ItsATrap
May the force be with us.

May the force be with us.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-27-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By ItsATrap
I put the application in the mail. Sounds like...

I put the application in the mail. Sounds like I'll have plenty of time.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-26-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By ItsATrap
Yeah, I went to Walgreens at lunch and got that...

Yeah, I went to Walgreens at lunch and got that done right.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-26-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By ItsATrap
Renewing Passports

So I need to renew my passport for the SOA annual meeting. It's 62 days from now, will likely put my info in the mail tomorrow, so 61 days, which is a little over 8.5 weeks. The websites say passport...
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