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Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23,271
Views: 4,823,512
Posted By oedipus rex
yes. love the setting, hate the lockpicking.

yes. love the setting, hate the lockpicking.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-14-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By oedipus rex
1/(number of other qualified candidates that were...

1/(number of other qualified candidates that were brought into the office for an in person interview)
reduce this probability if there are qualified candidates that were brought in that are local.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-12-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,930
Posted By oedipus rex
does anyone else have comic book movie fatigue?

does anyone else have comic book movie fatigue?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-12-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19,611
Views: 1,967,048
Posted By oedipus rex
sexist much?

sexist much?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-12-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,564
Posted By oedipus rex
posting in a shill thread

posting in a shill thread
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-12-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,570
Posted By oedipus rex
It's almost like people haven't read Kant and...

It's almost like people haven't read Kant and don't understand that religion has its own domain of relevance...amirite
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,794
Posted By oedipus rex
Practice your elevator pitch on what an actuary...

Practice your elevator pitch on what an actuary is/does and why that would be relevant to the role you are pursuing. You will have to explain it almost every time.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-12-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12,569
Views: 1,043,605
Posted By oedipus rex
after watching Altered Carbon, I realized that I...

after watching Altered Carbon, I realized that I hadn't read the other 2 Takeshi Kovacs novels, so I am reading Broken Angels now. entertaining pulp.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-12-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 12,242
Posted By oedipus rex
what do you really like to do, what activities...

what do you really like to do, what activities have you done in the past that you really enjoyed, were passionate about and made you happy? do more of that. make time for it. for me, if i don't make...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-11-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,677
Posted By oedipus rex
Altered Carbon, and the entire Takeshi Kovacs...

Altered Carbon, and the entire Takeshi Kovacs trilogy, is a fun pulpy sci fi novel. Glad to see it was made into a series, and thought they did a good job with it. Dislike some of the changes they...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-31-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 771
Posted By oedipus rex
remember when browsers didn't have tabs, and you...

remember when browsers didn't have tabs, and you had to open separate instances to view 2 webpages at a time?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-26-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 12,652
Posted By oedipus rex
huff, the hoi polloi am i correct, sir? why they...

huff, the hoi polloi am i correct, sir? why they don't even wear monocles like us elite gentlemen.

perhaps if you disagree with everyone it is because you are wrong.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-26-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,512
Posted By oedipus rex
use alot of buzzwords, and when asked "how would...

use alot of buzzwords, and when asked "how would you handle X?" say i would find someone who is an expert at X and delegate to them, and manage expectations.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-26-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,029
Posted By oedipus rex
Bach's second cello suite: ...

Bach's second cello suite:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wa5yony2CeA
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 42,919
Posted By oedipus rex
fwb = **** buddy

fwb = **** buddy
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-17-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,316
Posted By oedipus rex
especially considering that many successful...

especially considering that many successful people don't even have advanced degrees (gates, zuckerberg, probably more). it is all about whether you put in the extra effort required and are naturally...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-16-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12,569
Views: 1,043,605
Posted By oedipus rex
What would you like to discuss, the series as a...

What would you like to discuss, the series as a whole? I would definitely be interested in a discussion, if there are others.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-15-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,569
Views: 1,043,605
Posted By oedipus rex
Death's End - Liu Cixin third book in the...

Death's End - Liu Cixin
third book in the Rememberance of Earth's Past series
very thought provoking
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-10-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 34,697
Posted By oedipus rex
Yes, Ergo Proxy is great, one of my favorites to...

Yes, Ergo Proxy is great, one of my favorites to be sure. If you want something in a similar vein (cyberpunk), Serial Experiments Lain is a must watch.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-04-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By oedipus rex
I like the series alot. One thing I noticed is...

I like the series alot. One thing I noticed is that the English dub sucks. Setting audio to German (not with german description) and English subtitles improved my experience immensely.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-20-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 6,560
Posted By oedipus rex
fahrenheit or celsius?

fahrenheit or celsius?
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-20-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 36,982
Posted By oedipus rex
star wars has become an amusement park ride,...

star wars has become an amusement park ride, which i should have expected given the new owners. good movies to watch with your kids, that's about it.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-15-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By oedipus rex
Yeah I am really liking it as well.

Yeah I am really liking it as well.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-13-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By oedipus rex
Happy on SyFy

Is anyone watching this show? It is based on a Grant Morrison comic/graphic novel and if you are familiar with his work, they are really capturing the style of his comics (magical realism, but in a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-05-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,204
Posted By oedipus rex
it is much easier just not to have friends....

it is much easier just not to have friends....
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