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by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 8:18 pm
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Topic: most outstanding litterature work and author
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most outstanding litterature work and author

I see. For a moment I thought "linguistics" might be a euphemism for something else!Have you studied it in depth? Me, I know next to nothing about it, so what you say makes it sound interesting.
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 2:49 pm
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Topic: most outstanding litterature work and author
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most outstanding litterature work and author

QuoteOriginally posted by: SierpinskyJanitor"Linguistics" is truly beautiful.In what way?
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 2:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Do you think this is enough?
Replies: 32
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Do you think this is enough?

QuoteHowever, I also met a Harvard BA in math with impeccable undergraduate score not even able to pass the Berkeley's PhD preliminary exam. Jeez, did he get someone else to do his BA for him?
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 1:07 pm
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Topic: Goss Claims He Has Idea Where Bin Laden Is
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Goss Claims He Has Idea Where Bin Laden Is

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: mdubuqueHe could have taken a boat from a port in Pakistan to Saudi Arabia. agreed, and by that logic he could be anywhere,but the likelihood of him being in a specific locale probably is a function of amongst other things the ease of g...
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 12:30 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Do you think this is enough?
Replies: 32
Views: 146228

Do you think this is enough?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ckelvindont really agree. Phd doesn't mean they know more. Some MSc guys might be more capable than Phds. It depends on case-by-casebasis. Humble is what makes a person smart!I agree 100%. Not having a PhD does not necessarily make you less capable than a PhD in terms o...
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 9:46 am
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Topic: Seriously off topic
Replies: 54
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Seriously off topic

Shouldn't that be Richard Branson's gift to RICH mankind?
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 8:32 am
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Topic: most outstanding litterature work and author
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most outstanding litterature work and author

I'd have to go for The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di LampedusaorThe Cowards by Josef Skvorecky
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 8:05 am
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Topic: Seriously off topic
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Seriously off topic

How about a ride in a fighter jet? You can hire a clapped out old Russian fighter (and driver) for a few thousand dollars.
by migalley
June 23rd, 2005, 7:27 am
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Topic: Black or White
Replies: 37
Views: 146176

Black or White

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisQuoteThe British did this because they could, just like white Americans could get slaves from Africa. The core lesson is that you need to be stronger than those who would do unto you."Stronger" in this context is being smart, acting now, and embracing the future, ...
by migalley
June 22nd, 2005, 2:47 pm
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Topic: Goss Claims He Has Idea Where Bin Laden Is
Replies: 36
Views: 145666

Goss Claims He Has Idea Where Bin Laden Is

I bet he is/was in France all the time, and that he is being subsidised by the EU.
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 7:37 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: base salary for associate
Replies: 28
Views: 148893

base salary for associate

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PokerboyI don't like MBA.. it doesn't seem technical enough.. One could be dumb and still able to get an MBA (I have seen a lot.. and it's from UT too).. But if one is dumb... I wonder if he can get into and go through their quant's program.. That's how I see it..Can MB...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 7:12 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: No thank you for you
Replies: 37
Views: 147322

No thank you for you

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Olyamigalley,I'm glad you joined this forum. Some time ago most interesting (IMHO) members where thrown away, and this place became dominated by people like farmer. I hope this can still change back to good if there will be more posts like yours.Glad to be of service. S...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 7:06 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: No thank you for you
Replies: 37
Views: 147322

No thank you for you

QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeBut after 12 years... What kind of jobs are you applying for? CEO?Oh, nothing so grand as a CEO position, just your bog-standard analyst/associate type positions
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 2:34 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?
Replies: 31
Views: 146703

How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: SierpinskyJanitoryou can always suggest your own senior-citizen quantitative branch in any one of these recruitment agencies! I imagine the add: "Extremely savvy ADA developer! At least 3-5 (decades) of hard-real time development expertise under mild coma. Key skills: s...
by migalley
June 21st, 2005, 2:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?
Replies: 31
Views: 146703

How Real Is Age Discrimination In "Quant-Land"?

QuoteOriginally posted by: SierpinskyJanitoryou find plenty of those already!What I've always wanted to do...flower arranging!
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