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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-17-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,061
Posted By Don Quijote
interesting... 35. I own a few that I haven't...

interesting... 35. I own a few that I haven't read, generally YA category. Some I have multiple copies.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-17-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 28,241
Posted By Don Quijote
panting is supposed to be a pain reducing action...

panting is supposed to be a pain reducing action when giving birth
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-17-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,061
Posted By Don Quijote
55 6 of the top 7 I liked Shadow of the...

55

6 of the top 7

I liked Shadow of the Wind, to Triweasel's comment.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-13-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,328
Posted By Don Quijote
so, Andrew in '92 and that one in 1935, and....?

so, Andrew in '92 and that one in 1935, and....?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-23-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Don Quijote
I never buy it, and I know to uncheck boxes and...

I never buy it, and I know to uncheck boxes and avoid the upsell e-mails. My mom or grandmother, though? They might not know what they have purchased. And since the loss ratio is probably very...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-23-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 204,931
Posted By Don Quijote
Sadly, I think you are the innumerate one, as you...

Sadly, I think you are the innumerate one, as you probably meant 0.4 of 1%. What you said was common shorthand, sure, but not numerically accurate. :grin:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-22-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By Don Quijote
that sounds illegal to me, unless combined with 6...

that sounds illegal to me, unless combined with 6 months of pay when you leave. I think that's why it was in the franchise agreement rather that the employment agreement. IANAL.
Forum: Diversions 08-21-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,315
Posted By Don Quijote
work hard or die trying, girl.

work hard or die trying, girl.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-20-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20,108
Views: 2,079,682
Posted By Don Quijote
now I have peanut butter sandwiches in mind

now I have peanut butter sandwiches in mind
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-17-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 204,931
Posted By Don Quijote
😯

😯
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 204,931
Posted By Don Quijote
If campbell comes after you now, it's your own...

If campbell comes after you now, it's your own fault.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 627,392
Posted By Don Quijote
only works in writing, it seems.

only works in writing, it seems.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-11-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 204,931
Posted By Don Quijote
it's a great deal for the seller.

it's a great deal for the seller.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,926
Posted By Don Quijote
41 for me as well. Plus some authors that show up...

41 for me as well. Plus some authors that show up with a different book than I read.

Any list that has my name on it, even anglicized, can't be all bad, but I agree with the consensus here that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,052
Posted By Don Quijote
makes running the deadpool easier?

makes running the deadpool easier?
Forum: Software & Technology 07-27-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,362
Posted By Don Quijote
mildly relevant tangent: Forbes oped economist...

mildly relevant tangent: Forbes oped economist says we should get rid of public libraries. twitter storm erupts, and the op-ed gets deleted.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 121,092
Posted By Don Quijote
Things that annoy me about AO Political

Things that annoy me about AO Political
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 26,457
Posted By Don Quijote
If you were lucky for a day, how much money would...

If you were lucky for a day, how much money would you spend on lottery tickets?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-08-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,677
Posted By Don Quijote
If you haven't received the MASSAGE yet, I'm not...

If you haven't received the MASSAGE yet, I'm not sure you can trust them for any more personal favors.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 06-01-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Don Quijote
I don't know about FAS 158, but on the...

I don't know about FAS 158, but on the non-pension part of the balance sheet, all assets are marked to market for PGAAP. So AOCI does go to zero on purchase date for that.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-01-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 204,931
Posted By Don Quijote
a) you can sell this coupon on ebay for $150 ...

a) you can sell this coupon on ebay for $150
b) when you wave this coupon, the price goes up by $350
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-26-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,537
Posted By Don Quijote
My model splits accumulation period from...

My model splits accumulation period from draw-down period.

Some of the assumptions:
Interest rates: current 10 yr T-bill, stochastic walk to the future. I have a 1% floor, which started to feel...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-23-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 23,335
Posted By Don Quijote
I encourage the use of the word "apathetic". We...

I encourage the use of the word "apathetic". We are definitely apathetic about option A or option B. I think this word would substantially improve business meetings.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-15-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,138
Posted By Don Quijote
Vernor Vinge, maybe. some science, but not over...

Vernor Vinge, maybe. some science, but not over the top. fast paced. I liked Fire in the Deep. also a Deepness in the Sky.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-30-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 998
Posted By Don Quijote
RN, although you might need a little more $

RN, although you might need a little more $
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