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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-27-2020, 09:52 AM
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https://i.imgur.com/1vgzupB.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/1vgzupB.jpg
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-26-2020, 01:23 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
Links to your fave online reviewers?

Links to your fave online reviewers?
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-23-2020, 01:25 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
Someone on reddit (https://bit.ly/2ZxkGpl) asked...

Someone on reddit (https://bit.ly/2ZxkGpl) asked for fantasy recommendations. He compiled them all into a fantastic google doc (https://bit.ly/2zoJQvR). It's a great guide for me, as I've not read...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-23-2020, 01:23 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
thank you for the edits. Viv, for those who don't...

thank you for the edits. Viv, for those who don't know, is the AO's foremost expert and fan of all things sanderson. :-)
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-22-2020, 10:14 AM
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Posted By llcooljabe
That's high praise coming from a self proclaimed...

That's high praise coming from a self proclaimed fantasy die-hard. Will add it to my ever-growing Goodreads to-read list.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 08:28 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
You live in Westchester, right? Westchester's...

You live in Westchester, right? Westchester's public library has excellent selection on overdrive/Libby for audiobooks. Plus all NYS residents can get Brooklyn and nypl cards for free. Whenever...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 07:39 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
RP1 wasn't that good as a book, but it's one of...

RP1 wasn't that good as a book, but it's one of the most fun reads I've had because I loved (and lived through) much of the 80s stuff in it.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 07:38 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
It takes a book or two to get good. Audio...

It takes a book or two to get good. Audio narrator is fantastic, Marsters or something -- actor from buffy series.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 05:59 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
12. The Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert Jordan ...

12. The Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert Jordan

Currently in the middle of this, but haven't read in a year or two. I'm on book 6 I think. series was completed by Brandon sanderson after the death...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 01:50 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
I also put The shadow of the wind...

I also put The shadow of the wind (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1232.The_Shadow_of_the_Wind) on my "fantasy shelf" on goodreads. But I'm in the minority on that one. I would consider it ...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2020, 01:46 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
My favorite genre is fantasy as well. I don't...

My favorite genre is fantasy as well. I don't think of myself as a literature expert, but I would suggest these to be literary. Given my lack of "literature expertise", I'm not even sure I'm using...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2020, 10:04 AM
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Posted By llcooljabe
:wave: :oops:

:wave: :oops:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2020, 02:54 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
No I meant the book causes stress...probably a...

No I meant the book causes stress...probably a better word is "heavy". e.g. The Hate U Give was about the police shooting a black man, and the jodi piccoult book was about parents having a 2nd baby...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-20-2020, 02:52 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
:bump: Found this thread when searching for...

:bump:

Found this thread when searching for a prior post. Read through most of it...never got closure. What happened?

ETA probably will never know. OP hasn't been around in almost 6 years.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2020, 02:43 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
I read a lot of popular fiction (too much?). I...

I read a lot of popular fiction (too much?). I abandon often. I read as an escape. Some of my abandoning is due to stress, some I abandon because I hate the book. Both situations reduce my...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-20-2020, 01:59 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
way back when I worked pp auto and homeowners,...

way back when I worked pp auto and homeowners, the experience of the employee population was significantly worse than company wide. If I remember correctly, they ended the discount. but that was 20...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2020, 12:06 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
I too hated A Separate Peace and The Great...

I too hated A Separate Peace and The Great Gatsby. But TGG is next on my re-read list.

My grade 8 teacher thought we were prodigies or something (we were in a "gifted" class), so he made us read...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2020, 09:29 AM
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Posted By llcooljabe
been revisiting books i hated in hs this last...

been revisiting books i hated in hs this last month. so far re-read of mice and men and Flowers for Algernon. M&M was good, but FFA was excellent.

I didn't hate everything in HS, though: I...
Forum: Surveys 05-19-2020, 12:39 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk6rSPnLOLE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk6rSPnLOLE
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-19-2020, 12:27 PM
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Posted By llcooljabe
Did he change his ways?

Did he change his ways?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-19-2020, 11:17 AM
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Posted By llcooljabe
RIP Ravi Zacharias

arguably the most beloved expositor of the Bible in the last 30 years.

https://www.rzim.org/read/rzim-updates/ravi-zacharias
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 05-17-2020, 10:53 AM
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Views: 923
Posted By llcooljabe
Tried pokerrrr 2 but not everyone could get it to...

Tried pokerrrr 2 but not everyone could get it to work, so it never happened. Fizzled out after that.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-13-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By llcooljabe
won't the auditors issue a qualified opinion?

won't the auditors issue a qualified opinion?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-13-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,465
Posted By llcooljabe
Those kind of walk-away penalties are codified in...

Those kind of walk-away penalties are codified in the contracts, right? If so, I'm sure they've done the math and want to be far away from any fallout from COVID, especially if reinsurance does...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-13-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,465
Posted By llcooljabe
French Mutual Covéa Scraps $9 Billion Purchase of...

French Mutual Covéa Scraps $9 Billion Purchase of PartnerRe from Exor (https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2020/05/12/568328.htm)
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