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Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Mods have been asked not to moderate this forum...

Mods have been asked not to moderate this forum except in extreme circumstances, and to forward stuff that needs attention to Tom. Unpleasant advice like "grow up" is certainly allowed here.

That...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By PeppermintPatty
L30 -- NYC has lots of non-Amazon jobs, and will...

L30 -- NYC has lots of non-Amazon jobs, and will continue to do so. I didn't follow the protest thing, because I no longer live there. But the odds are that when people complain there's something...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,018
Posted By PeppermintPatty
That's pretty much my limit, and what I try to...

That's pretty much my limit, and what I try to learn in every country I visit. :)
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeppermintPatty
No, how is that a threat? I just think that you...

No, how is that a threat? I just think that you would be wise not to draw attention to yourself from Tom or DW Simpson.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Trying to get permabanned faster?

Trying to get permabanned faster?
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 07:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeppermintPatty
The mods had been discussing whether to ban him...

The mods had been discussing whether to ban him again, and then he asked for a ban. Okay, from context he was asking for me to be banned, not him. But I believe mod 1 chose to read his post without...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeppermintPatty
In the context of a poster who had repeatedly...

In the context of a poster who had repeatedly been banned for trolling, "a little trolly" is a serious offense.
and this. It's not as if anyone (other than you) was going to miss him.


Yeah,...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 06:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeppermintPatty
As I mentioned before, I knew the mods had...

As I mentioned before, I knew the mods had decided to ban him before I sent that message. I expected it to bounce. He was banned for trolling, for which he is very much a repeat offender.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Fair enough.

Fair enough.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeppermintPatty
As twig said, repeat offenders can get longer...

As twig said, repeat offenders can get longer bans, or permanent bans. Tom used to handle those, but delegated them to the mods a couple of years ago.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I think those "five barriers" cover it pretty...

I think those "five barriers" cover it pretty well. How much of a problem that is depends on what the black people would would thrive as actuaries end up doing. If they end up digging ditches for...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,587
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Automated cars will likely reduce the need for...

Automated cars will likely reduce the need for P&C actuaries (a smaller number of large GL policies replacing a lot of personal auto policies) but I expect automated cars to replace self-driven cars...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,587
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I think you underestimate the power of the...

I think you underestimate the power of the existing players, who will no doubt, um, contribute to the campaign contribution funds of politicians who help keep them relevant.

I was recently at a...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By PeppermintPatty
It depends what you mean by diversity. I see tons...

It depends what you mean by diversity. I see tons of east Asians, but few south Asians, and few black or Hispanic actuaries. I see lots of women, but not a lot of gays.

I think a lot of it has to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,710
Posted By PeppermintPatty
But because it's so easy to figure out many...

But because it's so easy to figure out many people in person, many people have a reason to keep an alt that ISN'T so easy to figure out.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,710
Posted By PeppermintPatty
If you are posting from a computer, it's easy to...

If you are posting from a computer, it's easy to keep several browsers open, and be logged in with a different alt in each browser, and just switch back and first.

I don't even use alts, and I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,710
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Maybe those are the only people you care to out. ...

Maybe those are the only people you care to out.

I've had someone PM me and say, "I assume so-and-so in my social group told you that he figured out you were _____". Heck, I've had people come...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,710
Posted By PeppermintPatty
This happens all the time. By far the most usual...

This happens all the time. By far the most usual case is
1) with alt 1, they post their complete exam history in real time, as they talk about their exam with others. And complete exam history is...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 12:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,735
Posted By PeppermintPatty
:lol: You are okay when your are being funny.

:lol:

You are okay when your are being funny.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 12:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,735
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Are you trying to suck tima into this discussion...

Are you trying to suck tima into this discussion so he'll get banned again? I really think if you want him to stick around you should drop it.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,735
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Uh, the mods had decided to ban him before I sent...

Uh, the mods had decided to ban him before I sent that pm. That's why I sent it.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 12:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,735
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Obnoxious? Sure. A power play??? Naw. Again,...

Obnoxious? Sure. A power play??? Naw.

Again, very few people deserve being treated obnoxiously as much as tima.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,735
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Yeah, that was mean of me. In my defense, we have...

Yeah, that was mean of me. In my defense, we have never had a poster who deserved it more than tima.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 12:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,735
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Fox news should investigate whether this poster...

Fox news should investigate whether this poster might have ever posted under any other IDs, and whether they were capable of non-destructive posting. I am ever hopeful and optimistic about my fellow...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 12:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,735
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I knew you were going, so i said "bye". But...

I knew you were going, so i said "bye".

But honestly, if you walked by a crazy guy on who assaulted people on the street every night, might you develop a bias against him? Would that disqualify...
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