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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,575
Good. A business model that could actually work....

Good. A business model that could actually work. The theaters' marginal cost of a subscription is only the opportunity cost of the few subscriber-purchased tickets that would have been otherwise sold...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-19-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Houses generally cannot be rented profitably if...

Houses generally cannot be rented profitably if there's a significant mortgage involved. If you rent a house which still has much of a mortgage on it, chances are the costs are being subsidized by...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-16-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,087
You're a hero from another planet Sport Billy! ...

You're a hero from another planet
Sport Billy!
And you were chosen for a special mission
Sport Billy!
Now you've come to earth to fight for good sportsmanship
And with that omnisack there's...
Forum: World Cup Forum 06-16-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 3,906
That shouldn't have been a penalty anyway. The...

That shouldn't have been a penalty anyway. The Peruvian player was already down when the Danish player grazed his ankle. You don't call a penalty for that sort of ticky-tack inconsequential contact.
Forum: World Cup Forum 06-16-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 3,906
https://twitter.com/francismmaxwell/status/7472790...

https://twitter.com/francismmaxwell/status/747279031893057536
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cl7eUJ7VEAAdZ25.jpg
Forum: World Cup Forum 06-16-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 3,906
Ronaldo > Messi. Messi = messy.

Ronaldo > Messi.
Messi = messy.
Forum: World Cup Forum 06-16-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 3,017
A man takes his seat at a FIFA world cup final. ...

A man takes his seat at a FIFA world cup final.

He looks to his left & notices that there is a spare seat betwen himself & the next guy.

MAN: "who would ever miss the FIFA world cup final?"
...
Forum: World Cup Forum 06-15-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 3,906
Nacho is his nickname, based on his middle name...

Nacho is his nickname, based on his middle name Ignacio.
Forum: Sports 06-15-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,187
Or put the take-off board a couple feet further...

Or put the take-off board a couple feet further back. It looks unusually close to the sand pit.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-13-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 95,102
The increase in the stock price of my nVidia...

The increase in the stock price of my nVidia shares over the past couple months has already paid for more than half of the price of the video card I bought.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-13-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,400
Tesla announced layoffs of approx. 4000...

Tesla announced layoffs of approx. 4000 non-factory employees (9% of their workforce). They still haven't made a profit since inception.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-11-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Router malware "VPNFilter"

This broke into the news a couple weeks ago, but it turns out to be worse than originally thought. The expanded list of known affected routers is below. "New" means it was added after the originally...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-11-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 981
You sure you'll want it back in 2 years, after...

You sure you'll want it back in 2 years, after it's been through a couple accidents?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-11-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,959
Parts Unknown is leaving Netflix on the 16th. ...

Parts Unknown is leaving Netflix on the 16th. But all the seasons can be bought from Amazon's streaming at $14.99 per season (7 or 8 episodes per season), or $2.99 for each individual episode in HD....
Forum: Software & Technology 06-11-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
IFYP.

IFYP.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-10-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,959
Unless they've recently experienced severe...

Unless they've recently experienced severe trauma, suicidal people usually don't go from happy & well-adjusted to suicidal overnight.

Before getting to the final actionable stage, they've usually...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-10-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,959
It's not that odd. It explains why some rich...

It's not that odd. It explains why some rich people kill themselves. They became rich and famous, which was supposed to make them happy ... but it didn't, then they don't have a clue what will make...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-09-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,636
Blendle (http://www.blendle.com/) aims to be an...

Blendle (http://www.blendle.com/) aims to be an aggregator of various for-pay news sources, allowing micro-payments for each article to be deducted from a prepaid account. Still in beta.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-08-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,959
Damn. He physically wrestled people on his way to...

Damn. He physically wrestled people on his way to achieving a blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu in 2015 at age 58 (awarded by Igor Gracie, so you know it's legit), but we had no idea he was wrestling...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-07-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
If the local backup is corrupted by malware,...

If the local backup is corrupted by malware, hardware malfunction or anything else, corrupted files could get copied to the off-site backup. So if the off-site backup doesn't let you go back to a...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-07-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
1. Buy a pair of 4TB hard drives 2. Keep one...

1. Buy a pair of 4TB hard drives
2. Keep one on-site, one off-site
3. Swap them periodically
4. Profit!

That's my strategy. My internet upload speed is a mere 10Mbits, so I won't even try...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-03-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 47,658
Common audiophile philosophy disdains the use of...

Common audiophile philosophy disdains the use of any deliberate interventions that alter the sound coming from the source. So EQ and AV-receiver effects like "concert hall" are forbidden fruit. Of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-02-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,859
Overall tax rates probably will be higher for the...

Overall tax rates probably will be higher for the general population, but that doesn't mean retirees' marginal tax rate will be higher than when they were still working. If during retirement you're...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-02-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,170
True. CEOs who didn't start the company are...

True. CEOs who didn't start the company are mainly there just to suck what they can out of the company and get out in a few years. They don't have the qualities the founders had to grow the company,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-02-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,170
The trouble is, the decision makers didn't pay...

The trouble is, the decision makers didn't pay the price for their bad decisions. They got bonuses when the bad decisions were made, then golden parachutes when the decisions resulted in disaster.
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