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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:40 AM
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Posted By campbell
I've been enjoying Flaviar. Thanks to Grape for...

I've been enjoying Flaviar. Thanks to Grape for the recommendation!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8,399
Views: 655,212
Posted By campbell
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/23/why-scientists-cha...

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/23/why-scientists-change-their-mind-and-disagree.html




I think the main issue is that tentative statements have been misinterpreted as definitive statements.
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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8,399
Views: 655,212
Posted By campbell
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/23/why-scientists-cha...

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/23/why-scientists-change-their-mind-and-disagree.html




I think the main issue is that tentative statements have been misinterpreted as definitive statements.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 497
Posted By campbell
It's like a sauna! I mean, my glasses...

It's like a sauna!

I mean, my glasses certainly look that way
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:55 AM
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Views: 102,189
Posted By campbell
:tup:

:tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-23-2020, 07:15 AM
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Views: 655,212
Posted By campbell
https://abc7news.com/suicide-covid-19-coronavirus-...

https://abc7news.com/suicide-covid-19-coronavirus-rates-during-pandemic-death-by/6201962/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-23-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 12,955
Posted By campbell
Harvey Mudd is solid for math

Harvey Mudd is solid for math
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-22-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
I read a collection of Austen's juvenalia...

I read a collection of Austen's juvenalia recently, and some of it is quite silly [on purpose]

She did really broad humor early on, and did end up polishing it
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 07:48 PM
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Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
ok, I'll have to look to see if hoopla has it. I...

ok, I'll have to look to see if hoopla has it. I think I looked before, and they had a few of the books as e-books but not audiobooks.
Forum: Finance - Investments 05-21-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 226,047
Posted By campbell
CONNECTICUT ...

CONNECTICUT

https://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-esses-connecticut-bankruptcy-coronavirus-0519-20200519-jbfw5uueknekhazl2a4nngu2qi-story.html
Forum: Finance - Investments 05-21-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 226,047
Posted By campbell
CALIFORNIA ...

CALIFORNIA

https://www.city-journal.org/california-record-breaking-deficit
Forum: Finance - Investments 05-21-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 259,603
Posted By campbell
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/as-budget...

https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/as-budget-decisions-loom-decades-of-pension-shortfalls-haunt-illinois-and-chicago/article_200f7358-9abf-11ea-a654-8b980b27e3f3.html
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
Oh, yeah. I didn't like that one. Nor Ready...

Oh, yeah. I didn't like that one. Nor Ready Player One.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
Yeah, if I'm reading Butcher, it's going to be...

Yeah, if I'm reading Butcher, it's going to be Dresden Files first.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
I have a copy of Strange & Norrell floating...

I have a copy of Strange & Norrell floating around my house somewhere. I think I should read that one... if I find it.

I think it's in my son's room. Probably written all over.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
Yes, this one was very good, and at the time it...

Yes, this one was very good, and at the time it was published it was considered very controversial.

I think this really is the only one that set up a ruckus, in that some readers were angry.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8,399
Views: 655,212
Posted By campbell
It's not just that women live longer, but that...

It's not just that women live longer, but that women tend to suffer dementia more for the same ages, so would be more likely to be in nursing homes.

In any case, it sounds like a lot of places...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
Yeah, that's what I was thinking. I've already...

Yeah, that's what I was thinking. I've already read a lot of their stuff.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 618
Posted By campbell
from 2005 ...

from 2005

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1232869/
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
I wasn't really planning on reading that one

I wasn't really planning on reading that one
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
I also wish Fforde would write a sequel to Shades...

I also wish Fforde would write a sequel to Shades of Grey. That was a fascinating concept.

I don't think he has any more Nursery Crime books in him, but I really liked those. You don't have to...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
Gonna delete the ones I've read to get a list for...

Gonna delete the ones I've read to get a list for me




Okay, from this list, which ones would y'all recommend?

[also, if you recommend a series, please let me know if it's complete or not....
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
Poirot -and- Hastings. Plenty of famous...

Poirot -and- Hastings.

Plenty of famous Poirot novels without Hastings, of course, and usually he can find at least one person to take a similar role.... except Hastings is the only one he really...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,913
Posted By campbell
Just got an email from the Archdiocese of New...

Just got an email from the Archdiocese of New York about their re-opening plan

https://archny.org/faithforward/

A few excerpts from the documents:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14,824
Views: 1,502,935
Posted By campbell
Only a couple of the books are real stinkers,...

Only a couple of the books are real stinkers, such as The Big Four [which is completely absurd], which was early on... some later books showed evidence of increasing senility [she wrote Curtain and...
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