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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,131
Posted By Westley
Wow that's bananas

Wow that's bananas
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 310
Posted By Westley
Why not microwave? Like, is there a health reason...

Why not microwave? Like, is there a health reason (because that's what this thread seems to be about)? Obviously the crust will be hot garbage out of the microwave, among other problems - it's not...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 310
Posted By Westley
Indestructible HS kid that actually thinks he's...

Indestructible HS kid that actually thinks he's more indestructible than he is vs frail old man who recognizes how frail he is.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 310
Posted By Westley
I def would not eat the next day (cold or...

I def would not eat the next day (cold or re-heated) after sitting out.

Would welcome some science that confirms or contradicts my norms as reasonable. Surely Mythbusters has dealt with this...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,304
Posted By Westley
Not sure, but I don't think this is what most...

Not sure, but I don't think this is what most people mean by "making a difference".



Yes, most jobs that are meant to "make a difference" get caught up in the fact that we live in a capitalist...
Forum: Sports Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 21,112
Posted By Westley
lol I'm thinking about how that works at my gym -...

lol I'm thinking about how that works at my gym - obviously it's 90% normal people calling reasonable fouls and then you have that guy that just calls a foul if somebody's near him and he misses, and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,304
Posted By Westley
Neither of these have been my experience. Some...

Neither of these have been my experience. Some doctors want to help people but more are in it for the money IME, and almost all the lawyers I know (who go or went to elite law schools) want to work...
Forum: Sports 02-17-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 21,112
Posted By Westley
Didn't watch closely, but yes I watched all the...

Didn't watch closely, but yes I watched all the way through. Watched closely at the end. Despite it seeming very gimmicky when they explained it, agree with your assessment, it worked out well.
Forum: Sports 02-16-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Westley
Wow, never heard this before, and I def followed...

Wow, never heard this before, and I def followed NBA a lot when he was great. Always had a favorable view of him.

Kinda surprised that Larry Miller would have that guy on his team, although I...
Forum: Sports 02-16-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 21,112
Posted By Westley
lol I don't recall that, that gave me a good...

lol I don't recall that, that gave me a good laugh for today.

Not that I care about All Star game, but have it on rn for background noise. The clock rules for this game have to be the dumbest,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-14-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,928
Views: 272,716
Posted By Westley
Are you saying that he eats meatballs at this...

Are you saying that he eats meatballs at this particular market 5-6 times every week?
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,304
Posted By Westley
Lol I like the logic. I know that people aren’t...

Lol I like the logic. I know that people aren’t into insurance because I’ve visited porn sites.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,304
Posted By Westley
Agree with this on prelims, but OP was discussing...

Agree with this on prelims, but OP was discussing fellowship - the upper level exams have enough insurance accounting, regulation, and other insurance minutia on them that it's almost impossible for...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-13-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 15,934
Posted By Westley
Do you know/understand those reasons? Would love...

Do you know/understand those reasons? Would love to see an explanation, or just links to intelligent commentary on the topic.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,304
Posted By Westley
Not true, I know many fellows that have left to...

Not true, I know many fellows that have left to do something else.

But it is a colossal waste of time to pass exams and learn the work if you're going to end up doing something else.



Do you...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-13-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 693
Posted By Westley
I think these two are both ok - surprised to see...

I think these two are both ok - surprised to see them get "worst picture". Showgirls had a decent underlying "young girl from a tough background who has to grow up fast" story, but there was some bad...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Westley
NormalDan might be right, but if they just said...

NormalDan might be right, but if they just said "case study", I would guess it will be more generic case study interviewing. Here's a prior discussion on that:...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-13-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 15,934
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I can't see self-quarantine working in the...

Yeah, I can't see self-quarantine working in the US. I mean, Jenny McCarthy for sure isn't going to self-quarantine just because a bunch of "scientists" tell her to.


lolz
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-09-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,625
Posted By Westley
There isn't one. And your specific scenario isn't...

There isn't one. And your specific scenario isn't all that special.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-08-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Westley
You don't give much background, so hard to get...

You don't give much background, so hard to get real specific on advice, but

(1) this doesn't really happen IMO. They got your resume, saw your experience, then decided to bring you in for an...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-06-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By Westley
There's no reason for personal attacks, and would...

There's no reason for personal attacks, and would request that you keep things a little more professional. This isn't Political.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 15,934
Posted By Westley
I think that China has expended very significant...

I think that China has expended very significant effort across the entirety of their country, to create a mentality of compliance with government directives, because the government knows best and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,582
Posted By Westley
I can't even

I can't even
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-05-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 15,934
Posted By Westley
I don't think the Chinese think about these...

I don't think the Chinese think about these things quite the way Westerners do.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-05-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 15,934
Posted By Westley
Also, if the dead bodies are considered a special...

Also, if the dead bodies are considered a special risk (or even if not, if all the extra dead are coming from the same hospital), they might all end up at the same place, so that specific place has a...
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