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by bearish
Today, 1:37 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96955

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

Wow! In your words, "the EU went full on totalitarian." That's very McConnell. There is no way to comment on him that would keep us out of trouble.
by bearish
Yesterday, 9:39 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96955

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

Sorry, according to irishcentral.com "craic is the Irish word that most confuses outsiders".  Count me in among the outsiders.
by bearish
Yesterday, 1:42 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96955

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

It's a more egalitarian country than the Netherlands, for example. Alcoholism: big problem in all Western/Nordic/US/EE/Russia and u know wha i mean Except for italians who don't drink but have a drink.;) The truth is Ukrainians drink very little. Having one beer or glass of wine per week is conside...
by bearish
Yesterday, 1:34 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

Good point!
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 10:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Grammar Time!
Replies: 1630
Views: 199388

Re: Grammar Time!

Interesting. Commodities is the one area of derivatives that I have stayed away from, on account of knowing what I don't know. But I have some inside knowledge of BBG, and find it curious that they are not getting this together. I'm less surprised at the news team than the terminal data team (they a...
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 10:46 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96955

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

The pioneers of blood doping. Lasse Viren, 1972 and 1976 double Olympic gold medalist. Not to mention the XC skiers, which most of the world couldn't care less about, but up North it's a big deal.
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 8:10 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96955

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

I used to work with Wartsila shipyard guys who deployed the Medusa CAD. And later with a company that made rubber boots and mobile phones. It was cold.
My first experience with Nokia was with their superb orienteering shoes. Very light weight, durable, and reasonably water proof. 
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 8:09 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96955

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

I’m not sure that making people aware of violence can be called “raking up muck.” Thanks to the progressives we have to be very careful with words now. We are all having to learn how to twist people’s words and take them out of context now. I’ve only been to Finland once. I remember the zoo and the...
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 8:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Grammar Time!
Replies: 1630
Views: 199388

Re: Grammar Time!

Adding one more sentence, I actually think it's pretty clear: " At the current exchange rate that’s less than 7%. For soybeans and processed soy products, an additional 18% is charged, to which there’s been no change." To me, this says that there has been no change to the incremental export tax on ...
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 7:52 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

I'm afraid both have something awkwardly close to 50% who would prefer the EU to the UK and vice versa. There is a lot more modern history of violence in one than the other, but between a revival of Tartan Terrorists and the much more recent militantly violent right wing unionist/protestant groups l...
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

I do think Corbyn is largely responsible for the rage, but in a slightly more subtle way. By removing any credible alternative to the Johnson steam train out of Europe, I think you are most likely looking at a generation's worth of hatred and anger. And that's not even counting what will come out of...
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 3:04 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96955

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

So I have just learnt that "to be a patch on" is an actual expression. I still don't get what you are trying to say, though. 
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 2:58 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Local risk minimization and BSDE.
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Local risk minimization and BSDE.

I'm pretty sure I don't get exactly what question you are trying to answer, but this might conceivably be a starting point https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304414914001148.
by bearish
December 14th, 2019, 2:17 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

I'm perfectly happy to believe that a significant fraction of Labour voters are anti-Semitic. I equally well believe that a majority of BJ/Farage/leaver/Bannon voters hate anybody not looking, tasting and smelling like themselves. So, is that a tie? Maybe the next couple of decades of attempted Brex...
by bearish
December 13th, 2019, 11:05 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

The perception gap on English racism is almost as wide as it is on the Brexit topic. BJ's period of healing may, optimistically, begin in England two generations from now. In other parts of the U(?)K, hard to tell. 
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