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Old 08-27-2003, 02:10 PM
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The majority of actuaries, if they weren't actuaries, would make very good $40K annually C++ coders.
Not so! Some would teach physics.
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The majority of actuaries, if they weren't actuaries, would make very good $40K annually C++ coders.
Not so! Some would teach physics.
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The majority of actuaries, if they weren't actuaries, would make very good $40K annually C++ coders.).
40K? When I was looking down that track, most big name companies were paying around 55k right out of college and that was several years ago. While coding is a grueling job, that I would never be able to do for 8 hours/day, it does pay well. You might level off faster but I know many people making over 80K as full time C++/Java/UNIX programmers.
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I CAN'T BELIEVE IT !!! You refer to my "higher ... amount of cynicism", which is based on the arbitrariness of the Evil Empires use of exams, and then you accuse the EEs of being unprofessional and arbitrary.
I didn't accuse them of anything, I have an infinitesimal degree of personal involvement with them, I was just saying that to me it appears to be that way, and I just wanted to know how much cynicism I should filter out of people's posts to get a realistic view of what's going on.

I only mentioned you because you don't follow the trend of being more cynical among peers, I make no claim to knowing whatever your motives are .. but since we're on the topic, if I were to filter the cynicism out of your posts, it would be like listening to censored hardcore gangsta rap: "And .. .. so .. .. then I .. .. the .. .. .. if .. .. so don't .. .. I .. .. .."

That's not to say that I disregard everything you say, just the vitriol.
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You've gotten that much? Maybe you're just being polite. That's a good quality. Don't lose it.
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Hey, hey! Stop using "cynic" or "cynicism"! They are my TM. You'll be charged every time you use them.
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Hey, hey! Stop using "cynic" or "cynicism"! They are my TM. You'll be charged every time you use them.
At least he didn't use "Fair and Balanced."
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I am really concerned with the short time to transition. Didn't the SOA give three years notice for the 2000 changes?
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Don't worry. They'll change the proposed transition rules every month until they're satisfied you're thoroughly confused and demoralized.
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I CAN'T BELIEVE IT !!! You refer to my "higher ... amount of cynicism", which is based on the arbitrariness of the Evil Empires use of exams, and then you accuse the EEs of being unprofessional and arbitrary.
I didn't accuse them of anything, I have an infinitesimal degree of personal involvement with them, I was just saying that to me it appears to be that way, and I just wanted to know how much cynicism I should filter out of people's posts to get a realistic view of what's going on.

I only mentioned you because you don't follow the trend of being more cynical among peers, I make no claim to knowing whatever your motives are .. but since we're on the topic, if I were to filter the cynicism out of your posts, it would be like listening to censored hardcore gangsta rap: "And .. .. so .. .. then I .. .. the .. .. .. if .. .. so don't .. .. I .. .. .."

That's not to say that I disregard everything you say, just the vitriol.
Wow! Travist, we'd like to hire you to hunt lbviii down wherever he goes!
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