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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 125,930
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
The wild part is that store has carpet underneath...

The wild part is that store has carpet underneath the registers. I've never seen that before
Forum: Software & Technology Today, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Hey thanks, I ended up using a combination of...

Hey thanks, I ended up using a combination of what everyone suggested. I encrypted all the keys and then generated a master key stored in ~/.bashrc as an environment variable. The script calls the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 125,930
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
This is a disturbing trend. I would have thought...

This is a disturbing trend. I would have thought that they'd get longer over time, like long enough to reach my house so I don't have to go outside.
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
What if you start forgetting certain employers? ...

What if you start forgetting certain employers?

Like you remember one long stint at the beginning of your career so you put that on, but there's some random company you may or may have not worked...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
My resume is publicly available so I need to keep...

My resume is publicly available so I need to keep it at least sort of up to date
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
inb4 dukelampard

inb4 dukelampard
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
once a year ish

once a year ish
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Automating something that requires authentication

I want to pull some data on a daily basis from several vendors. This can be automated but I need to input keys from each vendor to authenticate myself.

What's the best way to do this securely? I...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I don't think you'll be getting ahead financially...

I don't think you'll be getting ahead financially at least until you get promoted, then again I don't have all the details. My gut feeling is that it seems like a lateral move with a COL adjustment,...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
If you do take the position I may or may not have...

If you do take the position I may or may not have a friend who might be interested in your old job
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
oy

oy
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Are there chief actuaries working without...

Are there chief actuaries working without offices? Asking for a friend who might want to be chief actuary someday.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
You guys sound ambitious. Like I thought if I...

You guys sound ambitious. Like I thought if I made 40k I would have it made for life and I think I sort of had for the entirety of my career. Past rent and food, there's not to blow my money on.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-22-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 66,984
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
TSLA now worth more than $100B ...

TSLA now worth more than $100B

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-stocks/tesla-races-past-100-billion-in-market-valuation-idUSKBN1ZL24Z
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-20-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 35,934
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I went overboard and read the papers and three...

I went overboard and read the papers and three manuals (TIA/RF/CF). Even then I thought the exam was so out of whack with what was asked in the past that it was through some miracle that I passed.
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-18-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,075
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
http://www.smbc-comics.com/comics/1531664373-20180...

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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,398
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I too will get revenge on that one pensions...

I too will get revenge on that one pensions company that never replied to my application in 2010

...someday...

SOMEDAY!!!! :swear:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 905
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Hotting up brekkie in the popty ping

Hotting up brekkie in the popty ping
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 905
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
She's a persona naan grata

She's a persona naan grata
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 905
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I once worked at some place where the CEO created...

I once worked at some place where the CEO created a rule that you couldn't microwave popcorn. He left several years before I got there, but the rule was still in the employee handbook. Nobody really...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-16-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,465
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Kool-Aid recipe: 1. Be a charismatic,...

Kool-Aid recipe:

1. Be a charismatic, inspirational leader

2. Make and sell something, doesn't matter what really (cars, taxi-hailing, office space, luggage, keyboards). The less of a tangible...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-16-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,465
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I think this is important, actually. Your staff...

I think this is important, actually. Your staff are going to be more productive if they perceive you as a good leader who is honest. If they think you're full of shit, they aren't going to try...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,817
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Looney Tunes was very violent towards animals

Looney Tunes was very violent towards animals
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-15-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I consider my vote to be unreliable since I think...

I consider my vote to be unreliable since I think the within-exam variability is really high
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,640
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
How far are you supposed to go with your range?...

How far are you supposed to go with your range? In my last job the highest paid opening I interviewed for paid over three times as much as the lowest one.

If you say something like, I'll take...
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