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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-04-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 709
Posted By MightySchoop
6 and 8 are my favorites. Haven't played 11 or...

6 and 8 are my favorites. Haven't played 11 or anything past 12. I don't MMO, so 11 and 14 are no go-s for me.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-30-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 769
Posted By MightySchoop
love me some whoppers and good & plenty's. ...

love me some whoppers and good & plenty's.

"boston baked beans" can die in a fire.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-27-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 42,101
Posted By MightySchoop
Google is wishing itself a happy 21st birthday...

Google is wishing itself a happy 21st birthday today.

Is google gonna go out and get hammered tonight?
Forum: General Actuarial 09-25-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,223
Posted By MightySchoop
I think it's impossible to know. A 10 is...

I think it's impossible to know.

A 10 is not 100%. It means at least 140% of the pass mark. To the best of my knowledge, on upper-level CAS exams, you don't get the detailed grade report if you...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-25-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14,016
Views: 1,252,047
Posted By MightySchoop
I"m about 30 pages from the end of "Bombs Away,"...

I"m about 30 pages from the end of "Bombs Away," the first of a Harry Turtledove alternate history trilogy concerning the cold war blowing up into a shooting war in the early 1950s. There have been a...
Forum: Sports 09-24-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By MightySchoop
Israel wins the Europe/Africa Olympic qualifier...

Israel wins the Europe/Africa Olympic qualifier and claims the second slot in the 2020 Olympic games!

1 Israel (4-1 with win over NED)
2 Netherlands (4-1)
3 Czech Rep (3-2)
4 Spain (2-3 with...
Forum: Sports 09-23-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By MightySchoop
European Championship final standings: 1....

European Championship final standings:
1. Netherlands
2. Italy
3. Spain (no surprises so far)
4. Israel !!
5. Czech Republic
6. Germany
7. France - Belgium (tie - game to decide was not...
Forum: Sports 09-20-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
Sorry - been AWOL for a few days. I'll go through...

Sorry - been AWOL for a few days. I'll go through the last few days and figure out what I missed later today. :)
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-13-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,733
Posted By MightySchoop
Yeah, that's a fair complaint. It's like Campbell...

Yeah, that's a fair complaint. It's like Campbell wanted to have his characters have a spiritual side but without any of the trappings of organized religion -- there are no chaplains in the Lost...
Forum: Sports 09-13-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By MightySchoop
u18 world cup

Final standings:

1. Chinese Taipei (7-2)
2. USA (7-2)
3. S.Korea (6-3)
4. Australia (4-5)
5. Japan (5-3)
6. Canada (4-4)
7. Netherlands (6-2)
8. Spain (3-5)
Forum: Sports 09-13-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/12: Rockies eliminated from NL Wild Card. ...

9/12: Rockies eliminated from NL Wild Card.

9/13 bubble watch:
The Mets can be eliminated from the NL East with a loss and an Atlanta win.
The Reds can be eliminated from the NL Central with a...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-12-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 112,054
Posted By MightySchoop
Listening to Dennis Taylor's The Singularity Trap...

Listening to Dennis Taylor's The Singularity Trap on Audible.

It's a sci-fi novel, with the lead character is a rookie asteroid miner. "shares" of the expedition's profits were being sold cheaply...
Forum: Sports 09-12-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/12 bubble watch: Philadelphia can be...

9/12 bubble watch:

Philadelphia can be eliminated from the NL East with a loss to Atlanta.
The Mets can be eliminated from the NL East with a loss and an Atlanta win.

Colorado just keeps...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-11-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,733
Posted By MightySchoop
REALLY big looping arcs are what you get in real...

REALLY big looping arcs are what you get in real space travel as long as you're anchored to needing reaction mass (the basic rocket equation's diminishing returns - how much fuel do I need to push...
Forum: Sports 09-11-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/10: Pittsburgh from NLC Arizona from NLW....

9/10: Pittsburgh from NLC
Arizona from NLW. Dodgers win NLW.

9/11 bubble watch:
Colorado can be eliminated from the NL Wild Card with a loss and a Cubs win.
Forum: Sports 09-10-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/9: Boston eliminated from AL East. 9/10...

9/9: Boston eliminated from AL East.

9/10 bubble watch:
Pittsburgh can be eliminated from the NL Central with a loss or a St. Louis win.
Arizona can be eliminated from the NL West with a loss...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,733
Posted By MightySchoop
My tastes run the gamut of the Mohs scale. I like...

My tastes run the gamut of the Mohs scale. I like some good, solid world-building and a good story.
Forum: Sports 09-09-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/9 bubble watch: Boston can be eliminated from...

9/9 bubble watch:
Boston can be eliminated from the AL East with a loss to the Yankees
Pittsburgh can be eliminated from the NL Central with a loss.
The Angels can be eliminated from the AL Wild...
Forum: Sports 09-08-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/7: White Sox, Rockies eliminated from wild card...

9/7: White Sox, Rockies eliminated from wild card chases.
Forum: Sports 09-05-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
Texas eliminated from AL East Seattle...

Texas eliminated from AL East
Seattle eliminated from wild card.

nobody is on the bubble today.
Forum: Sports 09-04-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/3: Giants eliminated from NL West. edit:...

9/3: Giants eliminated from NL West.
edit: Miami eliminated from NL Wild Card.

9/4 bubble watch:
Texas from AL West with loss.
Seattle from AL Wild card with Indians win. (Seattle is idle...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-03-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14,016
Views: 1,252,047
Posted By MightySchoop
Gaiman said that adults tend to find it creepier...

Gaiman said that adults tend to find it creepier and scarier than the kids do. :)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-03-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 46,869
Posted By MightySchoop
12 and 13. Biological brothers. Bio-dad is...

12 and 13. Biological brothers. Bio-dad is deceased, and bio-mom's parental rights were terminated in January.
So far, so good. Not too many rough patches. The elder is a little bit more withdrawn...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 46,869
Posted By MightySchoop
First time poster to this thread--- ...

First time poster to this thread---

MissusSchoop and I welcomed two young gentlemen into our home last Friday. They had stayed with us a couple of weeks over the summer. Their placement with us is...
Forum: Sports 09-03-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By MightySchoop
9/2 eliminations: White Sox from AL Central...

9/2 eliminations:
White Sox from AL Central (counting schedule considerations)
Angels from AL West
Padres from NL West
Blue Jays from AL Wild Card

9/3 bubble watch:
Texas from AL West with...
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