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Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By The_Polymath
This doesn't really apply to EL. Have yet to...

This doesn't really apply to EL. Have yet to meet the EL person who was not flummoxed by the complexity of the workbooks they first see. Its quite normal. With training and experience, that...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,181
Posted By The_Polymath
Data says you are wrong. Anything else?

Data says you are wrong. Anything else?
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 1,973
Posted By The_Polymath
I'm curious. What happened in your childhood to...

I'm curious. What happened in your childhood to make you this emotionally reactive?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-20-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,741
Posted By The_Polymath
Just finished watching. Seems to me a...

Just finished watching.

Seems to me a classic case of a guy who wanted a jet-setting life, but basically could not afford to do so, so he ended up scamming people to help fuel his lifestyle.

I...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 01-20-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 1,973
Posted By The_Polymath
She usually does. Problem here is that she...

She usually does. Problem here is that she doesn't understand the sarcasm you directed at me because she is not in the politics forum a lot.

That's on you for making that assumption. Not her.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 01-20-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 1,973
Posted By The_Polymath
You seem to have issues that you need to deal...

You seem to have issues that you need to deal with Bernie.

For your own mental health, I would suggest you avoid threads that involve talking about racism. You clearly are far too emotionally...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 01-20-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 1,973
Posted By The_Polymath
Here we go again. You are such a snowflake...

Here we go again.

You are such a snowflake Bernie. It is annoying.
Forum: Finance - Investments 01-19-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,581
Posted By The_Polymath
Recession coming late this year most likely. ...

Recession coming late this year most likely. Possibly sooner if the shutdown continues.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 119,426
Posted By The_Polymath
Sending an email is cheaper than sending a post...

Sending an email is cheaper than sending a post card

Buying online is cheaper than buying in store.

Are you sensing a theme here?

I hope so.

Now, apply that to bitcoin and financial...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,052
Posted By The_Polymath
They are not pushy, they are controlling. ...

They are not pushy, they are controlling. Confrontation like that never really works. They will simply respond by increasing their controlling behaviors.

Best thing to do is low-ish contact...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,052
Posted By The_Polymath
Not really. Most Indian families are very...

Not really. Most Indian families are very enmeshed. If you stop talking to your parents, you lose your entire extended family, specially if it is about matters of culture.

It is really, really...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,052
Posted By The_Polymath
While I agree that this advice is good, they will...

While I agree that this advice is good, they will respond to him by guilting him (we are your parents), and laying down the fear (we will never speak to you again) & obligation (you need to get...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-17-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,030
Posted By The_Polymath
To me that sounds like a potential micro-manager...

To me that sounds like a potential micro-manager that drives everybody crazy.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,030
Posted By The_Polymath
C-suite

C-suite
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-16-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,780
Posted By The_Polymath
Giving cash to GF to fund her retirement account ...

Giving cash to GF to fund her retirement account

I figured the actudonk posse would incinerate you for that one.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-16-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,780
Posted By The_Polymath
Oh dear. Here come the cheap actudonks...

Oh dear. Here come the cheap actudonks...
Forum: Health - Disability 01-16-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 57,474
Posted By The_Polymath
Depends on the size of the company really. A...

Depends on the size of the company really. A small one could conceivably plough 50% into R&D due to only being able to pipeline one drug.

On a sliding scale, I would day 25 (big company) to 50...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,078
Posted By The_Polymath
Glorified Prima Donna here folks. STOP...

Glorified Prima Donna here folks.

STOP RESPONDING

This.is.not.hard
Forum: Health - Disability 01-15-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 57,474
Posted By The_Polymath
You are being horribly naive if you truly think a...

You are being horribly naive if you truly think a big chunk of those monopoly-level profits go to R&D spending. Even the big pharma players spend only about 17% of revenue (range of 12 - 23%). ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,030
Posted By The_Polymath
Milliman is notorious for crappy pay below-fellow...

Milliman is notorious for crappy pay below-fellow level (even in London).

Avoid like the plague until qualified really.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,686
Posted By The_Polymath
Cheap Actuaries are going to be ham fisted? ...

Cheap Actuaries are going to be ham fisted?

Hardly surprising.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,686
Posted By The_Polymath
I try. Missed the cat fight though as I only...

I try. Missed the cat fight though as I only read a few pages. Did provide some entertainment value though.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,686
Posted By The_Polymath
My general feeling after reading most of these...

My general feeling after reading most of these posts is that a caveat should be added:

These comments are not reflective of the upper end of the attractiveness distribution for females.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,686
Posted By The_Polymath
You are so desperate for affection it is...

You are so desperate for affection it is impossible to miss.

Nobody, and I do mean nobody mentioned oddsox. You brought him up yourself to steer the conversation (i.e. manipulate) to another...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,686
Posted By The_Polymath
Proper mature relationships, i.e. what you refer...

Proper mature relationships, i.e. what you refer to as "love" require a sembleance of emotional stability from both partners, which is something you do not possess.
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