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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-03-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 209,250
Posted By twig93
IFYP Time travel was invented on November 5,...

IFYP

Time travel was invented on November 5, 1955. However, it wasn't actually tested until October 26, 1985. It took nearly 30 years and the entire Brown family fortune to realize the vision.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-09-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 285,572
Posted By twig93
Or thinking more about it, they must update 1)...

Or thinking more about it, they must update
1) balance ($)
2) investment returns (%)
3) gains/losses ($)

on three different schedules.

1 definitely updates daily shortly after the close of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-09-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 285,572
Posted By twig93
Ah, that must be it. I’m far enough from...

Ah, that must be it. I’m far enough from retirement that I never used to log on to the website mid-quarter. I’d look at the statement when it came in the mail and that was about it. But now I’ve gone...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-09-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 285,572
Posted By twig93
Been meaning to post this for a while. My...

Been meaning to post this for a while. My Vanguard IRA seems to only return +7% or -7% as my rate of return. At one point the earnings were negative, but I had a +7% return. Here’s what it looked...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 87,779
Posted By twig93
What the heck kind of core hours does your...

What the heck kind of core hours does your employer have that they include every last bit of afternoon daylight?

I've never heard of core hours extending beyond 4 PM, and even in Portland, ME,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 87,779
Posted By twig93
This is my understanding as well. Back...

This is my understanding as well.

Back before air conditioning was a big thing (it existed, but it was so expensive almost no one had it, not even office buildings) the biggest use of residential...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 285,572
Posted By twig93
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-02-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,436
Posted By twig93
Good question! My church has switched to...

Good question! My church has switched to gluten-free bread for communion. Communion is the first Sunday of the month, so today.

Blech! The bread is nasty! I donít think that communing with my Lord...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-30-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,238
Views: 192,575
Posted By twig93
Does anyone have the Delta AmEx card? Today is...

Does anyone have the Delta AmEx card? Today is the day the big changes go into effect. Does anyone know how many Global Entries I can get reimbursed? Just one per account? One per cardholder? One for...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-25-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,182
Views: 376,856
Posted By twig93
True, but I mean a lot of the stuff I’ve brought...

True, but I mean a lot of the stuff I’ve brought up in this thread seems to me like it would be really hard. I’m not an AV developer, but based on what I do know about programming, it seems like...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-24-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 143,493
Posted By twig93
In addition to below, someone responded to your...

In addition to below, someone responded to your last request for a link... almost immediately IIRC.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-24-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,182
Views: 376,856
Posted By twig93
:tup: I stand by my position that it's a...

:tup:

I stand by my position that it's a classic 80/20 problem. Getting something that works 80% of the time requires 20% of the effort. Getting from something that works 80% of the time to...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-24-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,182
Views: 376,856
Posted By twig93
A few of the more optimistic predictions in this...

A few of the more optimistic predictions in this thread:
(I think Ford has now completely abandoned their AV program.)

I'm actually going to probably buy a car in 2020 instead of 2021, but I am...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 143,493
Posted By twig93
It makes sense that thereís no rule about the...

It makes sense that thereís no rule about the menorahs. If there was, it seems unlikely that my neighbor wouldnít have followed it. He walks to services on Saturday, so he seems pretty devout.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 143,493
Posted By twig93
This was my thinking, but thereís much about...

This was my thinking, but thereís much about Judaism that I donít know.

Iím sure he probably also has a smaller candle version inside the house. But I didnít know that about the candles; thatís...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 143,493
Posted By twig93
True... he was the only one! He could control the...

True... he was the only one! He could control the lights on each candle independently. I wasnít auditing the lights daily for accuracy, but there were certainly more lights as we got longer into...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 143,493
Posted By twig93
Yeah, I said “should”, not “do”. Our tree came...

Yeah, I said “should”, not “do”. Our tree came down this morning and the primary motivation was that the cleaning lady was coming and I wanted her to be able to vacuum under/around where we’d had it....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 143,493
Posted By twig93
This is my problem. I *have* a brush in my car to...

This is my problem. I *have* a brush in my car to brush snow off the car. But I have a garage so this only gets used when Iím out somewhere, also not in a garage, long enough for meaningful...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 143,493
Posted By twig93
I missed this question when it was posed. The 12...

I missed this question when it was posed. The 12 Days of Christmas (also known as Christmastide) are Dec. 25 - Jan. 5, inclusive.

Jan. 6 is Epiphany, which is when Christmas decorations should be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-21-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,436
Posted By twig93
Haha, don't feel bad. I'm a mod and I don't know...

Haha, don't feel bad. I'm a mod and I don't know the answer to that question.

I've stumbled across it surfing around before, but I don't actually know how to find it purposefully.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-20-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,555
Posted By twig93
That's not a bad guess, actually. Although...

That's not a bad guess, actually. Although Michael & Janet did get on the hot air balloon with the humans... but maybe they have to pass a test too???
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-20-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,555
Posted By twig93
Oh wow, I totally did not remember that. ...

Oh wow, I totally did not remember that.



Jason: Yo, yo! Homies, check it. There's something messed up with this place. We keep fighting with each other, none of the TV's get the NFL Red Zone...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-20-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,541
Posted By twig93
Gabrielle Carteris was the oldest of the kids on...

Gabrielle Carteris was the oldest of the kids on Beverly Hills, 90210. She was 29, playing the role of a 15 year-old when the series started. By the time she left the show she was really starting...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-20-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 209,250
Posted By twig93
Flying Jís assumption is correct! :wink:

Flying Jís assumption is correct! :wink:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-19-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 209,250
Posted By twig93
They could be friends IRL. I know about 5 of the...

They could be friends IRL. I know about 5 of the 6,000 members IRL.
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