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One of the main characters, Gary, on ABC's "Million Little Things" is an actuary. He often b!tches about his job being boring and soul crushing but it allows him to buy a fancy car.
That's what all the young actuaries say, until someone draws something on the hood of that car.
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=My= newest vehicle is an 11-year-old pickup truck!



it's also what i drive. mrs yoyo drives the older but nicer 14-year-old suv
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If I had to pick an actuarial stereotype it would be "cheap", not "drives an expensive car." (I drive a 15-year-old minivan; some stereotypes are worth living down to.)
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One of the main characters, Gary, on ABC's "Million Little Things" is an actuary. He often b!tches about his job being boring and soul crushing but it allows him to buy a fancy car. Is that really the public perception of our career?
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Does the public have a public perception of us? I feel like it's just a void of confusion wherever our profession is mentioned.
It's soul-crushing and boring for an actor trying to portray an actuary.

Most of us like the fancy car (even if we don't buy them) and the (on average) low stress and the using of our brain to solve problems. Most actors cannot commit to acting those things.
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Nice of them to put the reference so close to the top of the list!

https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/...lk-to-teachers

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Cock insurance from "Once Upon a Time in America" Do the actuarial gauges govern cock insurance?
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