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Rin

joined 2012 Apr 19, 12:42pm   United States 169 posts   5,423 comments   following x   ignore ignoring Rin x ignore


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Simple, doctors are overpaid
by Rin in #misc on 28 Oct 2012  128 comments, latest 7 months ago
I think it's time that we stop the lies and admit the truth, doctors are simply overpaid. GPs are at ~$150K while specialists and surgical specialists are from $200K to...

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Instead of a restaurant called Hooters, how about just plain Hookers?
by Rin in #hooters on 15 Aug 2016  26 comments, latest a year ago
This is what I don't get ... Instead of a silly restaurant named, Hooters, how about just plain ... Hookers! This solves the problem. There's a 'Hooters' near the Garden,...

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Is it time to declare San Francisco, an overrated city? (sfweekly.com)
by Rin in #misc on 20 Feb 2014  67 comments, latest 4 years ago
Starting from the Google Bus protests: http://www.sfweekly.com/2014-0 adding in the spraying of the homeless: http://america.aljazeera.com/a And then, the fact that a majority of the cityscape is dingy... it's practically a...

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Chronic Madness Syndrome, it can happen to you
by Rin in #misc on 8 Feb 2015  26 comments, latest 3 years ago
When you're engaged in a project, like the designing of a filtration system, you contemplate the layout, the components, how things connect, what heuristics one can apply, tangential pressure gradiations,...

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STEM is not culturally prestigious
by Rin in #misc on 12 Aug 2015  57 comments, latest 2 years ago
Why is it, that ppl try to make STEM education and its careers look prestigious to the naive of the world? What the popular press seems to fail at, is...

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From Rin, for Dan/Pat, but not the trolls ...
by Rin in #misc on 16 Oct 2016  29 comments, latest a year ago
Dan8267 says Rin says Rashomon says What? Most people don't feel the need to brag about having to pay hookers for sex, yet you choose to do it on a...

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Money matters in school admissions
by Rin in #misc on 19 May 2015  38 comments, latest 2 years ago
I'm writing this as an addendum to the following thread on affirmative action. http://patrick.net/misc/White+ When I retire from this hedge fund work, I plan on taking some more courses and...

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Concerning the election protests by women ... f*ck you!
by Rin in #misc on 26 Jan 2017  13 comments, latest a month ago
I need to combine all of the themes together ... if Madonna is the spokesperson for PC women in America, then Fuck You! Yes, those were Madonna's original words, not...

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Another article on wasted graduate degrees (finance.yahoo.com)
by Rin in #misc on 7 Oct 2013  6 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ I'm so happy that chemical engineering is listed because for the most part, its core knowledge base is around distillation, which had ended in America during the oil patch...

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Why do ppl promote the lie, 'Money Doesn't Bring Happiness' ? (iusedtohavehair.com)
by Rin in #misc on 6 Feb 2014  274 comments, latest 3 years ago
There are numerous commentators who tout the nonsense of Money not buying happiness ... http://iusedtohavehair.com/201 http://www.studymode.com/essay http://www.forbes.com/2004/09/ I will say one thing ... Corporate America, meaning engaging them, working for...

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The happiest profession is being independently wealthy (gringobandito.com)
by Rin in #misc on 20 Apr 2014  65 comments, latest 4 years ago
And then, doing exactly what one wants. Once again, Dexter Holland of Offspring, who made his millions in rock, has also invented a hot sauce which he's marketing. http://www.gringobandito.com And...

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Millennials will be the 1st generation to see the end of work
by Rin in #misc on 20 May 2014  117 comments, latest 3 years ago
The primary thing which defines the WWII & Boomers was that they were the generations which had actually experienced an era where one's labor was of value to society. And...

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I've decided not to have kids
by Rin in #misc on 10 Jul 2014  291 comments, latest 3 years ago
Ok, it's been said before but I'll say it again. I see myself as a creative and intelligent person who, if born rich, would be a Renaissance man doing my...

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For the record, the Star Wars prequels sucked (the-last-word.net)
by Rin in #misc on 31 Jan 2015  16 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://the-last-word.net/?p=17 http://whatculture.com/film/15 http://www.ign.com/articles/20

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Rin's corroboration with a female ex-classmate
by Rin in #misc on 16 Sep 2014  230 comments, latest 3 years ago
I had a chat with an old acquaintance from high school. She was one of the few girls who was in the advanced chemistry section and did extremely well on...

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If you're a real STEM person, think about the Navy Nuclear program
by Rin in #energy on 13 Oct 2014  33 comments, latest 3 years ago
This rant is a bit biased, as I know a few people in the Navy Nuclear Engineering program but for the most part, it's the only STEM work, which gets...

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Strategist, are you ready?
by Rin in #misc on 23 Feb 2015  90 comments, latest 3 years ago
Use your imagination to fill in the box ... It's time for you to book that ticket to Oz/NZ! Say farewell to Uncle Sam! We fought a Revolutionary War for...

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STEM a/o educational wonks, really don't know what they're talking
by Rin in #misc on 29 Aug 2015  80 comments, latest 2 years ago
about, in the reality of things. Just this last week, I'd gotten an unsolicited call from an old acquaintance, who'd now become a headhunter. Earlier on, he was a programmer/analyst...

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Why do ppl compare the Navy SEALs to let's say... an Ivy league education?
by Rin in #misc on 10 Nov 2015  101 comments, latest 2 years ago
For the life of me, I'd gotten tired of the comparison. All the wonks out there, like to compare passing the training to enter the Navy SEALs or really, any...

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Can I finally admit that I'd rather f*ck wh*res than date?
by Rin in #misc on 2 Dec 2015  53 comments, latest 2 years ago
Seriously, can't a guy be honest these days?
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