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Subject: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: warped on 08/10/13 at 11:22 am

The rules for this quiz are easy. Just list your 3 favorite things about yourself under each heading.

Three movies I like
1.
2.
3.

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1.
2.
3.

Three places I have lived:
1.
2.
3.

Three Favorite Drinks
1.
2.
3.

Three favorite TV shows:
1.
2.
3.

Three places I have been this year:
1.
2.
3.

Three favorite musical artists
1.
2.
3.

Three of my favorite foods:
1.
2.
3.

Three pets that I've had:
1.
2.
3.

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1.
2.
3.

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: valleyroads on 08/10/13 at 11:40 am

Three movies I like
1. The Blues Brothers
2. Caddyshack
3. Top Gun

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Jack-of-all-trades as needed at More of Everything Racing Collectibles
2. Sales prep of donated used cars at St. Vincent DePaul Used Cars
3. Oregon State Hospital patient-pay program sawmill

Three places I have lived:
1. Eugene, Oregon
2. Pendleton, Oregon
3. Oregon State Hospital

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Jagermeister
2. Hard apple cider
3. Red Bull

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Forensic Files/Mystery Detectives
2. Animal Cops
3. World's Worst Tenants

Three places I have been this year:
1. Setting up More of Everything booth at Eugene Roadster Show
2. Abandoned college annex campus
3. Eugene Pioneer Cemetery

Three favorite musical artists
1. Enya
2. James Taylor
3. Leon Russell

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Homemade impostor tacos (ground beef instead of steak, shredded beef, shrimp, fried tilapia or chicken, crunchy shell)
2. Bacon breakfast burritos
3. Beef summer sausage

Three pets that I've had:
1. Irish Setter named Layla, shared with my mom, passed away when I was 15
2. White Labrador/blue merle Australian Shepherd mix named Sahara, she was beautiful and looked like a platinum blonde Lab with softer medium-long hair and blue eyes, really loved her and had to give her up to a roommate in the group home I lived in when the place I moved to didn't accept pets, if I had known how to get her registered as an emotional support animal to get around that policy then, I would still have her.
3. Flamepoint Ragdoll/Siamese mix cat named Tommy, ended up in my mom's menagerie of cats when I ended up in the state hospital in 2007

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. The midcentury ruins and abandoned places around the Salton Sea
2. The abandoned places in the other desert areas of Southern California
3. Scott & Sons Towing's car graveyard here in Eugene

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Dagwood on 08/10/13 at 12:43 pm

I love these


Three movies I like
1. Better Off Dead
2. Xanadu
3. Grease 2 (maybe me and Snoz are the only two. ;D)

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Cashier
2. Supervisor
3. Legal Secretary

Three places I have lived:
1. Brigham City, Utah
2. Salt Lake City, Utah
3. Redlands, California

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Coffee
2. Sweet Tea
3. Water

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Survivor
2. The Amazing Race
3. Big Brother (anyone see a pattern here? ;))

Three places I have been this year:
1. Logan
2. Salt Lake City
3. Kaysville (boring year, haven't really done anything)

Three favorite musical artists
1. Collin Raye
2. Styx
3. Rod Stewart

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Spaghetti
2. Watermelon
3. Mushrooms

Three pets that I've had:
1. Cat named Angie
2. Cat named Ginger
3. Cat named Fred - Fred was a tuxedo cat.  We already had Ginger so Fred fit him.

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1.  Mount Rushmore
2.  One of those resorts in the Caribbean or the South Pacific where the water is clear and you can stay in a bungalow on stilts over the water.
3. Europe in general.  I would love to go see all the castles.

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: warped on 08/10/13 at 12:51 pm

I guess I should do this too.

Three movies I like
1. The Sting
2. Airplane
3. The Great escape

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Operations specialist
2. I.T. manager
3. Actuarial support

Three places I have lived:
1. Montreal, Canada
2. Toronto, Canada
3. Waterloo, Canada

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Apple juice
2. Tea
3. Chocolate milkshake

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Get Smart
2. The Brady Bunch
3. MASH

Three places I have been this year:
1. Toronto, Canada
2. Waterloo, Canada
3. Aurora, Canada

Three favorite musical artists
1. The Beatles
2. The Rolling Stones
3. Genesis (esp their 70s stuff)

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Pizza
2. Ice cream
3. Prosciutto sandwich

Three pets that I've had:
1. goldfish
2. more goldfish
3. (did I mention goldfish?)

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Tokyo, Japan
2. The Great wall, in China
3. Germany

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: CatwomanofV on 08/10/13 at 1:37 pm

Great thread. We haven't had something like this in a LONG time.


Three movies I like
1. 1776
2. Casablanca
3. Trading Places

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Training Manager
2. Telecomm Operator
3. Substitute Teacher

Three places I have lived:
1. Wappingers Falls, NY
2. San Antonio, TX
3. Aroxas, Greece

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Tea (hot or iced)
2. Water
3. Pina Colada

Three favorite TV shows:
1. M*A*S*H
2. Dark Shadows
3. Star Trek-TNG

Three places I have been this year:
1. Lajas, Puerto Rico
2. Kingston, NY
3. Winter Harbor, Maine

Three favorite musical artists
1. Billy Joel
2. Styx
3. Pat Benatar

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Lobster
2. Pasta
3. Banana Cream Pie

Three pets that I've had:
1. Bear (cat)
2. Sheena (cat)
3. Brandy (cat)

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Norway
2. UK (all of it)
3. Alaska (want to see the midnight sun).




Cat

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: whistledog on 08/10/13 at 1:41 pm

Three movies I like
1.  Streets of Fire
2.  Nadine
3.  BIG

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1.  Construction
2.  Office Clerk
3.  Customer Service

Three places I have lived:
1.  Belleville, Ontario
2.  Collins Bay, Ontario
3.  Kingston, Ontario

Three Favorite Drinks
1.  Chocolate Milk
2.  Gatorade
3.  Orange Juice

Three favorite TV shows:
1.  Too Close For Comfort
2.  Valerie / The Hogan Family
3.  Head of the Class

Three places I have been this year:
1.  Brockville, Ontario
2.  Smiths Falls, Ontario
3.  Perth, Ontario

Three favorite musical artists
1.  Manic Street Preachers
2.  UB40
3.  Inna

Three of my favorite foods:
1.  Pizza
2.  Hot Dog with Cheese, Relish and Bacon (or what A&W calls a Whistle Dog)
3.  Apple Pie

Three pets that I've had:
1.  Cat
2.  Cat
3.  Cat

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1.  England
2.  California
3.  Mia Martina's bed :D

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: snozberries on 08/10/13 at 1:45 pm


The rules for this quiz are easy. Just list your 3 favorite things about yourself under each heading.

Three movies I like
1.  Dreamgirls
2. Superman II
3. Grease 2

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1.  toy store clerk
2. book store clerk
3. police dispatcher

Three places I have lived:
1. california
2. holland
3. panama

Three Favorite Drinks
1. mountain dew
2. pure leaf lipton extra sweet tea
3. cherry coke

Three favorite TV shows:
1. buffy
2.walking dead
3. practically every other show ever made!!! lol 

Three places I have been this year:
1.  Arizona
2. Los Angeles
3. San Diego

Three favorite musical artists
1.  Janet Jackson
2. Eminem
3. Journey

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Spaghetti
2. Lobster
3. Banana Split

Three pets that I've had:
1.  Carly (rottie)
2.  Vader (dobie)
3. Sukey (sharpei)
* didn't mention effie cuz you said had...  ;) 

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1.  Universal Studios Fl
2.  The Lonesome Dove Bistro in Fort Worth Texas.. I have been wanting to eat his Tomahawk steak for about 6 yrs now...
3.  Oprah's house... lol

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: whistledog on 08/10/13 at 1:47 pm


Three favorite TV shows:

3. practically every other show ever made!!! lol 


The Justin Bieber concert music TV show :D

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: snozberries on 08/10/13 at 3:10 pm


The Justin Bieber concert music TV show :D





I said practically!  :P 

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: snozberries on 08/10/13 at 3:11 pm



Three places I want to visit before I die
3.  Mia Martina's bed :D







that can be arranged but you might be alone... lol

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: whistledog on 08/10/13 at 8:24 pm





I said practically!  :P 


It's a practical show :P


that can be arranged but you might be alone... lol


Even better LOL

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: loki 13 on 08/10/13 at 9:48 pm

Three movies I like
1. To Kill A Mockingbird
2. The African Queen
3. Across The Universe

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Welder (I have been welding since I was 14, I've had no other jobs.)
2.
3.

Three places I have lived:
1. Camden, NJ
2. Mt. Ephraim, NJ
3.

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Water
2. Iced Tea
3. Soda

Three favorite TV shows:
1. NCIS
2. CSI
3. Criminal Minds

Three places I have been this year: (didn't really go anywhere out of the ordinary but I didn't want to leave it blank.)
1. Philadelphia, PA
2. Wilmington, DE
3. Vineland, NJ

Three favorite musical artists
1. Emerson Lake And Palmer (any surprises here.  ;D)
2. Triumvirat
3. Yes

Three of my favorite foods:
1. BBQ ribs
2. Steak
3. Baloney and cheese sandwiches

Three pets that I've had:
1. Hot Dog (a mutt but a great dog)
2. Pumpkin (a mutt but a great dog, looked like Benji)
3. Mr. Snake (5 1/2 foot ball Python)

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Ireland
2. Germany
3. Japan

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: XYkid on 08/10/13 at 9:56 pm

Three movies I like
1. Big Lebowski
2. Waiting
3. Almost Famous

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Sales Associate at TJ Maxx (so far my only job)
2.
3.

Three places I have lived:
1. Beaverton, OR
2. Houston, TX
3. La Habra, CA

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Pop (Preferably Dr Pepper)
2. Sweet Tea
3. Beer

Three favourite TV shows:
1. Daria
2. Futurama
3. Always Sunny In Philly

Three places I have been this year:
1. Seattle, WA
2. Tucson, AZ
3. Denver, CO

Three favorite musical artists
1. Nirvana (who would've guessed?)
2. Michelle Branch
3. Owl City

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Enchilada Style Chimichanga
2. Steak
3. Philadelphia Roll Sushi

Three pets that I've had:
1. Streak (my first and only cat, died last year at 13)
2. I had a few neon tetras (fish) when I lived in Houston, but they all died within a year
3.

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Brazil
2. Russia
3. Japan

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: snozberries on 08/10/13 at 10:01 pm

^sorry abt streak

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: ninny on 08/11/13 at 6:48 am

Three movies I like
1.Silence of the Lambs
2. Mr.Holland's Opus
3. The Sound of Music

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Security Guard
2. Fast Food worker
3. Factory worker

Three places I have lived:
1. Macedon,NY
2. Canandaigua,NY
3. Rushville,NY

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Grape Crush
2. Chocolate Milk
3. White grape peach juice

Three favorite TV shows:
1.Bones
2.Ru Paul's Drag Race
3.Too many to choose

Three places I have been this year:
1. Verona,NY
2. Bath,NY
3. Rochester,NY (yeah I don't go anywhere)

Three favorite musical artists
1.Elton John
2.Led Zeppelin
3.Once again too many to choose

Three of my favorite foods:
1.Pizza
2.Seafood (shrimp, lobster,crab & scallops)
3. Turkey dinner

Three pets that I've had:
1. Mr. Bubbles (cat)
2. Sally (Black Lab/springer mix)
3. Benny (Corgi)

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Ireland
2.Hawaii
3.England

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: nally on 08/11/13 at 11:27 pm

Three movies I like
1. E.T.
2. Sister Act
3. Salmon Fishing In The Yemen

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. School Office worker
2. Data Entry worker
3. Library volunteer

Three places I have lived:
1. Mobile home in the east San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles
2. My grandma's house (after we sold our mobile home)
3. My new house in Oxnard, CA

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Frappuccino
2. Any kind of fruit smoothie
3. Kenilworth Ceylon Full Bodied Black Tea

Three favorite TV shows:
1. I Love Lucy
2. Whose Line Is It Anyway?
3. Phineas & Ferb

Three places I have been this year:
1. San Francisco, CA
2. Catalina Island (Avalon, CA)
3. San Diego, CA

Three favorite musical artists
1. The Beatles
2. Weird Al Yankovic
3. Sara Bareilles

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Any kind of pasta dish
2. Chocolate
3. Most fruits/vegetables (it's hard to single out one right now)

Three pets that I've had:
1. Dusty (dog, primarily poodle)
2. Chloe (dog, long coat chihuahua mix)
3. (that's all)

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. New York
2. England
3. parts of Mexico

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: KayKay on 08/12/13 at 3:12 am

Three movies I like I like FAR too many so will just go with three off the top of my head
1. Almost Famous
2. Beetlejuice
3. That Thing You Do

Honorable Mention goes to: Grease 2, just so Dag and Snoz know they're not alone :D

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Sales assistant/cashier etc etc
2. Carer for elderly people with dementia
3. Bar Supervisor

Three places I have lived:
1. Sussex (many places)
2. Bristol
3. Cornwall

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Tea (I feel like such a cliché)
2. Vanilla Coke
3. Lager

Three favorite TV shows:
1.Black Books
2.CSI
3.Star Trek.. all but Next Gen's my fav

Three places I have been this year:
1. Sussex (obligatory visit home)
2.Birmingham
3. various places in Cornwall

Three favorite musical artists
1.A Fine Frenzy
2.Biffy Clyro
3.Johnny Cash

Three of my favorite foods:
1.Most italian food
2. Pad Thai
3. Toast (seriously, I can't get bored of it)

Three pets that I've had:
1. currently am "mama cat" to Sid, my gorgeous Maine Coon
2. Boy, my staffie (RIP)
3. my menagerie of hamsters when I was younger

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Loads of places in the USA
2. Prague
3.Italy

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Step-chan on 08/13/13 at 1:28 pm

Three movies I like
1. One Crazy Summer
2. Cheech and Chong: Up In Smoke
3. Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Bagger (Kroger, Marsh)
2. Maintenance (Cub Foods)
3. Dairy dept. stocker (Marsh)

Three places I have lived:
1. Indianapolis
2. Greenwood(very short period of time)
3. Beech Grove

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Wild Cherry Pepsi
2. Venom energy drinks
3. Razzmatazz

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Mama's Family
2. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
3. Family Matters

Three places I have been this year:
1. Gamestop
2. Best Buy
3. Target

(Sorry, but this is best I can do with this answer, I haven't been outside of Marion County in a long time)

Three favorite musical artists
1. Nirvana
2. Aerosmith
3. Weird Al

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Ice Cream
2. Fish
3. Pizza

Three pets that I've had:
1. Cat
2. Goldfish
3. Hamster

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Japan
2. England
3. Canada

(Again, sorry... I couldn't think of specific places, only countries)

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Don Carlos on 08/22/13 at 10:53 pm


The rules for this quiz are easy. Just list your 3 favorite things about yourself under each heading.

Three movies I like
1. Casablanca
2. Harry Potter
3. Horatio Hornblower

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Professor
2. Laborer in a hose factory
3. Chicken Delight delivery driver

Three places I have lived:
1. New Jersey
2. Chile
3. Vermont

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Rum
2. Guinness
3. Coffee

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Rachel Madow
2. Lawrence O'Donnal
3. American Pickers

Three places I have been this year:
1. Maine
2. South Dakota
3. Wyoming

Three favorite musical artists
1. The Beatles
2. Santana
3. Bach

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Lobster
2. Sushi
3. Steak

Three pets that I've had:
1. Dog
2. Cat
3. Cat (first one died)

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Wherever
2.  the gods
3. take me

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: valleyroads on 08/23/13 at 1:44 am


Three movies I like
1. One Crazy Summer
2. Cheech and Chong: Up In Smoke
3. Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Bagger (Kroger, Marsh)
2. Maintenance (Cub Foods)
3. Dairy dept. stocker (Marsh)

Three places I have lived:
1. Indianapolis
2. Greenwood(very short period of time)
3. Beech Grove

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Wild Cherry Pepsi
2. Venom energy drinks
3. Razzmatazz

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Mama's Family
2. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
3. Family Matters

Three places I have been this year:
1. Gamestop
2. Best Buy
3. Target

(Sorry, but this is best I can do with this answer, I haven't been outside of Marion County in a long time)

Three favorite musical artists
1. Nirvana
2. Aerosmith
3. Weird Al

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Ice Cream
2. Fish
3. Pizza

Three pets that I've had:
1. Cat
2. Goldfish
3. Hamster

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Japan
2. England
3. Canada

(Again, sorry... I couldn't think of specific places, only countries)

Pardon my threadjack, but you sound like you & I would get along well by this and some of what I see in your other posts.  8)

Back to thread topic, karma for Stepchan.

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Inertia on 08/23/13 at 12:28 pm

Three movies I like:

1.  Labyrinth (1986)
2.  Phantom of the Opera (2004)
3.  Chicago (2002)

Three jobs I have had in my life:

1. Night Clerk
2. Overnight Stocker
3. N/A

Three places I have lived:

1. Benton, KY
2. Bowling Green, KY
3. Murray, KY

Three Favorite Drinks:

1. Milk
2. Water
3. Sprite

Three favorite TV shows:

1. Days of Our Lives
2. True Blood
3. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

Three places I have been this year:

1. Nashville, TN
2. Anna, IL
3. Metropolis, IL

Three favorite musical artists:

1. David Bowie
2. Deadsy
3. Pink Floyd

Three of my favorite foods:

1. Mushrooms
2. Curry
3. All Seafood (I especially love crab and lobster.)

Three pets that I've had:

1. Cat – I’ve had many of these, but right now I have a cat named Atticus.
2. Dog – We have two dachshunds named Pumpkin and Delilah.
3. Goldfish – I use to have a huge goldfish named Tangerine which I dubbed “Moby Fish” due to his size.

Three places I want to visit before I die:

1.  England
2.  Greece
3.  Italy

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 08/24/13 at 1:58 am

The rules for this quiz are easy. Just list your 3 favorite things about yourself under each heading.

Three movies I like
1. Almost Famous
2. The Natural
3. The Lord Of The Rings trilogy

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Waterslide assembler at Manteca Waterslides Oakwood Lake
2. Beet Wash Operator at Spreckels Sugar
3. Customer Service Representative at Pacific Bell
Three places I have lived:
1. San Antonio, Texas
2. Manteca, California
3. Richmond, California

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Diet Coke
2. Iced Tea
3. Fresca

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Family Guy
2. American Dad
3. Ridiculousness

Three places I have been this year:
1. South Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada
2. San Francisco, Ca.
3. Lincoln, Ca.

Three favorite musical artists
1. The Beatles
2. The Eagles
3. Aerosmith

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Prime Rib
2. Cheeseburgers
3. Tacos

Three pets that I've had:
1. Maggie - guinea pig
2. Boo- Wheaten Terrier
3. Rommel - German Shepherd

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Serbia
2. China
3. England

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: amjikloviet on 08/25/13 at 8:43 pm

Three movies I like:
1. The Secret Garden (1993)
2. National Velvet
3. ...and that's about it!

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Florist
2. Floral assembler
3. Cashier

Three favorite drinks:
1. Iced tea
2. Crystal Light Fruit Punch
3. Water

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Everyday Italian
2. Antiques Roadshow
3. HSN

Three places I have been this year:
1. Boston, Mass.
2. Warwick, Rhode Island
3. East Side, Providence Rhode Island

Three favorite musical artists:
1. there are
2. so
3. many!

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Mexican pizza
2. Beets
3. Anything cooked at home

Three pets that I've had:
1. Fifi, my cat
2. Cockatiel
3. Chico, chihuahua mixed

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Crete
2. Greece
3. Italy

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Henk on 09/03/13 at 7:45 am


I guess I should do this too.

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Operations specialist
2. I.T. manager
3. Actuarial support



Well, what are the odds..! I have worked in the same branch for about 8.5 years.

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: warped on 09/03/13 at 12:05 pm


Well, what are the odds..! I have worked in the same branch for about 8.5 years.


It's the best job I ever had, lasted almost 7 years. Wish it were longer. Running programs for actuaries (based on their estimates) and analysing the result, either for forecasting or quarter end/year end actual figures.

I worked mostly with group life and health insurance polices, some individual insurance in there too.

And you?

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Henk on 09/03/13 at 4:41 pm


It's the best job I ever had, lasted almost 7 years. Wish it were longer. Running programs for actuaries (based on their estimates) and analysing the result, either for forecasting or quarter end/year end actual figures.

I worked mostly with group life and health insurance polices, some individual insurance in there too.

And you?


I worked for an actuarial firm, based Amsterdam (Actuarieel Bureau Dr. W.G.J. ten Pas). It was the oldest actuarial firm in the country. It was run by a handful of registered actuaries, with a staff of 30, I'd say.
We did no life or health insurance policies (at least not when I started working there). We only worked for pension funds (small independent companies as well as collective funds for entire trade branches, such as the butcher's trade). I don't know about Canada, but over here pension funds are obliged to file annual reports (end of year). Those have to be certified by a registered actuary. So we mainly worked on those reports. Apart from that, we had to deal with all kinds of changes re. the insured: people get fired, they marry, they have kids, they reach the retiring age, they die... Every change has its consequences.

That's what I did for the first four years. I wasn't very good at it (tried the obligatory course twice, and failed miserably). Maths...just not my thing. I also like to blame the books that were being used for the course (maybe I still have them somewhere).

Anyway, after those four years I got reassigned and worked as a proof reader for the final 4.5 years. That suited me much better, but sadly I was let off in 1994 (cutbacks, and truth be told: there wasn't a lot of work for me to do either). By that time, I didn't really enjoy working there anymore anyway, so I wasn't all that sad. A short time later "our" firm was merged into a larger international company of actuarial businesses (William M. Mercer). Subsequently it was relocated, and by now even the old name has gone. Some people that I knew in my days still work there, though.

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: 80sfan on 09/03/13 at 5:17 pm

Three movies I like
1. Holes (the movie based on the book)
2. Napolean Dynamite
3. The day after tomorrow

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. File scanner for immigrants (only had one job).
2.
3.

Three places I have lived:
1. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2. Phillipines
3. America (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Mountain Dew
2. Lemonade
3. Any kind of orange soda

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Family Guy
2. The Simpsons
3. How I met your mother

Three places I have been this year:
1. Lincoln, Nebraska
2. Kansas City, Missouri
3. Omaha, Nebraska

Three favorite musical artists
1.Michael Jackson
2.Whitney Houston
3. Nirvana

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Spaghetti
2. Macaroni and Cheese
3. Pho

Three pets that I've had:
1.Fish number one
2.fish number two
3. A cicada I caught

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1.I want to visit Vietnam one more time.
2. Bahamas
3.New York

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: warped on 09/10/13 at 10:11 am


I worked for an actuarial firm, based Amsterdam (Actuarieel Bureau Dr. W.G.J. ten Pas). It was the oldest actuarial firm in the country. It was run by a handful of registered actuaries, with a staff of 30, I'd say.
We did no life or health insurance policies (at least not when I started working there). We only worked for pension funds (small independent companies as well as collective funds for entire trade branches, such as the butcher's trade). I don't know about Canada, but over here pension funds are obliged to file annual reports (end of year). Those have to be certified by a registered actuary. So we mainly worked on those reports. Apart from that, we had to deal with all kinds of changes re. the insured: people get fired, they marry, they have kids, they reach the retiring age, they die... Every change has its consequences.

That's what I did for the first four years. I wasn't very good at it (tried the obligatory course twice, and failed miserably). Maths...just not my thing. I also like to blame the books that were being used for the course (maybe I still have them somewhere).

Anyway, after those four years I got reassigned and worked as a proof reader for the final 4.5 years. That suited me much better, but sadly I was let off in 1994 (cutbacks, and truth be told: there wasn't a lot of work for me to do either). By that time, I didn't really enjoy working there anymore anyway, so I wasn't all that sad. A short time later "our" firm was merged into a larger international company of actuarial businesses (William M. Mercer). Subsequently it was relocated, and by now even the old name has gone. Some people that I knew in my days still work there, though.


Nice Henk! 

I took the 1st actuary course, (Math exam, calculus) and that was it.  I'm glad I didn't fail but I decided not to pursue that field, however I had 3 friends who did and they made it through all 10 exams. 

Yes, and "every change had it's consequence". For Life insurance policies, age mattered, gender mattered and whether you were a smoker or non-smoker mattered, sometimes your weight was also a factor and sometimes what job you had as well .  Because of my math skills I was able to pinpoint errors very quickly and that was important. As I said earlier, it's the best job I ever had.

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Ripley on 12/21/13 at 11:10 pm

Three movies I like
1. Aliens
2. Resident Evil
3. The Faculty

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Grocery stocker
2. Babysitter
3. Sales person

Three places I have lived:
1. The mid west
2.
3.

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Code Red Mountain Dew
2. Pepsi
3. Water

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Burn Notice
2. The Walking Dead
3. Graceland

Three places I have been this year:
1. I don't get to travel.
2.
3.

Three favorite musical artists
1. Amy Lee Hartzler
2. Shirley Manson
3. Aaron Carter  :D

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Pizza
2. Pretzel and cheese
3. Fruity, chewy candy

Three pets that I've had:
1. Cats
2. Dogs
3. Fish

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Queensland, Australia
2. Sweden
3. Florida

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Ripley on 02/01/16 at 8:41 pm

I'm re-doing this!

Three movies I like
1. Scream
2. Alien
3. Resident Evil

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Writer
2. Lieutenant of Sulaco
3. Paw mother

Three places I have lived:
1. Earth
2. Venus
3. Sulaco

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Dr. Pepper
2. Cheery Icee
3. Water

Three favorite TV shows:
1. The X-Files
2. Are You Afraid of the Dark?
3. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Three places I have been this year:
1. My sister's house
2. Work
3. The bathroom

Three favorite musical artists
1. Amy Lee Hartzler
2. Marilyn Manson
3. Peter Steel

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Pizza
2. Fettucine Alfredo
3. Sour Patch Kids

Three pets that I've had:
1. Cats
2. Dogs
3. Fish

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Queensland, Australia
2. Prague, Czeck Republic
3. London, United Kingdom

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: #Infinity on 02/08/16 at 12:28 am

Three movies I like
1. Her
2. Back to the Future Part II
3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. File Clerk Intern
2. Legal Intern
3. Macy's Retail

Three places I have lived:
1. Clairemont, San Diego
2. Scripps Ranch, San Diego
3. Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Iced Tea
2. Lemonade
3. Black Coffee

Three favorite TV shows:
1. The Twilight Zone
2. Breaking Bad
3. The Simpsons

Three places I have been this year:
1. Boston
2. Philadelphia
3.

Three favorite musical artists
1. Kate Bush
2. Steely Dan
3. Talking Heads

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Bean & cheese burritos
2. Pepperoni pizza
3. Banana pancakes

Three pets that I've had:
1. Labrador retriever
2. Yorke-Poo
3.

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. England
2. Australia
3. New Zealand

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: ArcticFox on 02/08/16 at 2:35 am

Three movies I like
1. Interstellar
2. Men in Black
3. Saturday Night Fever

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Busser
2.
3.

Three places I have lived:
1. West Virginia
2. Idaho
3. Illinois

Three Favorite Drinks
1. Soda
2. Lemonade
3. Mimosa (any alcoholic drink really, but Mimosas are so good!)

Three favorite TV shows:
1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (early seasons)
2. Friends
3. Hindsight (it only lasted one season unfortunately)

Three places I have been this year:
1. I haven't travelled anywhere outside of my hometown since Thanksgiving 2014 ended.
2.
3.

Three favorite contemporary musical artists
1. Bruno Mars
2. Adele
3. Rihanna
Three favorite retro musical artists
1. The Cranberries
2. Mary J. Blige
3. Ace of Base

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Italian Sub
2. Baked Ziti
3. Tacos

Three pets that I've had:
1. Jason (fish)
2. Kimberly (fish)
3. Lucas (fish)
**this is had so I'm only mentioning ones I don't have anymore**

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1. Philadelphia
2. Pittsburgh
3. Las Vegas

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: violet_shy on 02/08/16 at 10:34 am



Three movies I like
1.Muriel's Wedding
2.Napoleon Dynamite
3.The Secret Garden(1993)

Three jobs I have had in my life:
1.Florist
2.Jewelry assembler
3.Floral assembler

Three places I have lived:
1.New Jersey
2.Puerto Rico
3.Rhode Island

Three Favorite Drinks
1.Crystal Light Fruit Punch
2.Iced tea
3.Coke

Three favorite TV shows:
1.Boy Meets World(My all time favorite!)
2.Antiques Roadshow
3.The Voice

Three places I have been this year:
1.Boston
2.Brighton
3.Massachusetts

Three favorite musical artists
1.Kylie Minogue
2.Bruno Mars
3.Late Night Alumni

Three of my favorite foods:
1.Beets
2.Pastries/cakes
3.Oriental food

Three pets that I've had:
1.Sapphire(beta fish) - still have
2.Matt (cat)
3.Fifi(cat)

Three places I want to visit before I die:
1.New Hampshire
2.Greece
3.California

Subject: Re: Three of you. A quiz.

Written By: Redhairkid on 02/09/16 at 4:00 pm

3 films I like:
Dead Poet's Society
Buster
White Mischief

3 jobs I have had:
Secretary
Reprographics Assistant
Receptionist

3 places I have lived:
Westmeath, Ireland
Wolverhampton, England
Southport, Lancashire

3 favourite drinks:
Jack Daniel's
Champagne
Jim Beam

3 favourite television shows:
The Prisoner
Mock The Week
Porridge
There was a time when I did watch television.

3 places I have been this year
Nowhere
Nowhere
Nowhere

3 favourite musical artists:
Tomas Ledin
Lionel Richie
Agnetha Faltskog

3 favourite foods
Cheese
Mushroom Risotto
Vegetarian Lasagne

3 pets I have had:
A cat called Poppie who died last year at 17.
A cat called Myrtle who died in 1996 at 20.
A hamster called Monica.

3 places I want to visit before I die:
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco
Canada
St Louis City Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri

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