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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 07-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 589,225
Posted By ACCtuary
The Fault in Our Stars - had its cute moments,...

The Fault in Our Stars - had its cute moments, but felt to Dawson's Creek-ish for my taste. I did enjoy Willem Dafoe's role. Happy 7/13! :party:
Forum: Surveys 01-02-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 33,787
Posted By ACCtuary
This is morphology rather than grammar, but...

This is morphology rather than grammar, but here's another

Minor peeve:

Incursion : incur ::
Recursion : ?

? = recur, but I see too many people using recurse, so frequently that the usage...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-22-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,073
Posted By ACCtuary
Same sex marriage is legal in three states. Did...

Same sex marriage is legal in three states. Did this person ever state their gender? Why are we assuming the OP is a woman? And finally, as actuaries do we really believe women are poorer drivers...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-08-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,516
Posted By ACCtuary
"In the future, the CAS must adapt to myriad...

"In the future, the CAS must adapt to myriad different needs of a constantly evolving membership who operate in a dynamic marketplace. Therefore, underlying this plan is the adoption of an ongoing...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-01-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By ACCtuary
Forum: Software & Technology 07-10-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,618
Posted By ACCtuary
They have until 8/9. Could happen.

They have until 8/9. Could happen.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By ACCtuary
Any piece that made it into so many commercials...

Any piece that made it into so many commercials must be.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By ACCtuary
Bach's music itself fell into obscurity for quite...

Bach's music itself fell into obscurity for quite a while until Mendelsohn championed its return.

Hayden Christiansen may or may not have studied Bach. Haydn did, though.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By ACCtuary
Why I voted Bach: ...

Why I voted Bach:
http://www.wimmercello.com/images/bachs1a.gif
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By ACCtuary
All composers have their duds, btw. Ever listen...

All composers have their duds, btw. Ever listen to Wellington's Victory?
Not bad, but not great, so therefore, BAD!

If you like pitting composers against one another, you might enjoy...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By ACCtuary
18 kids - so could I.

18 kids - so could I.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By ACCtuary
Mendelsohn gets most of the credit for...

Mendelsohn gets most of the credit for re-popularizing him, though.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-06-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,545
Posted By ACCtuary
:iatp: Nicely put.

:iatp:
Nicely put.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-28-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,276
Posted By ACCtuary
I hate spreadsheets. The chance of f-ing it up...

I hate spreadsheets. The chance of f-ing it up is proportional to the square of the number of sheets. And it's usually 100% correct until that one cut and paste operation at 4:59 pm that renders it...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-28-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,276
Posted By ACCtuary
I'm not offended. Tough messages and all that....

I'm not offended. Tough messages and all that. And I don't usually come out that strong either except that it's Friday and was looking for some excitement. Yes, here. Yes, I'm pathetic. Cope with it....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-28-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,276
Posted By ACCtuary
What is stopping you from getting said...

What is stopping you from getting said interviewing skills?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-28-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,276
Posted By ACCtuary
I was referring less to you than to some others...

I was referring less to you than to some others here. I was more attacking the general actuarial climate than you personally.

Of course, if "how things actually work" means somebody can't give...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-28-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,276
Posted By ACCtuary
Typical actuarial approach. Hope somebody gets...

Typical actuarial approach. Hope somebody gets the hint. What are we all, children?

Time to man up (even if the OP is a woman).

Your performance is not up to the standard we need, given the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-17-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,797
Posted By ACCtuary
I think the attitude in your question needs to be...

I think the attitude in your question needs to be adjusted. IMPOSE? I'm sure it comes out in your tone of voice. I'll bet there are other areas of your relationship where she is frustrated with...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-18-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,555
Posted By ACCtuary
Wink I still can't make much sense of Schoenberg's Op...

I still can't make much sense of Schoenberg's Op 1.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-18-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,555
Posted By ACCtuary
How about Lutoslawski? He's a ski-pole!

How about Lutoslawski? He's a ski-pole!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-18-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,555
Posted By ACCtuary
That's because all those years of memorizing the...

That's because all those years of memorizing the advantages of so-and-so fixed income security have blown out the memorization parts of your brain.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-18-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,555
Posted By ACCtuary
A gem! Stravinsky is also fun.

A gem!
Stravinsky is also fun.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-18-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,555
Posted By ACCtuary
Not around here. Actually, of all the Bach...

Not around here.

Actually, of all the Bach Cantata's that's probably on my short list. #1 (of Bach Cantatas) for me is
"Wachet Auf, Rufft uns die Stimme".

Most sublime piece of music ever: ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 56,018
Posted By ACCtuary
Harry Potter 7 p.2 - 3.5 stars. Fun, but really...

Harry Potter 7 p.2 - 3.5 stars. Fun, but really not all that much when the smoke clears.

Transformers 3/Dark Side of the Moon: 2.5 - Final battle scene was a bit drawn out
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