What would you do with a billion dollars? Unlikely as it may seem, in March you’ll have the opportunity to enter a bracket that will potentially win you roughly the GDP of the Solomon Islands as part of the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge, backed by Berkshire Hathaway patriarch Warren Buffett. All you have to do is correctly predict the outcome of every game in the upcoming NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, something that has never been achieved. Given the 9.2 quintillion to one odds, the chances of seeing a winner are beyond infinitesimal, but since this is a stats blog, I wanted to see if there was any way to use the numbers to get an advantage when chasing the billion dollar brass ring..
Completely random question: Getting married in December and thought that a pair of custom engraved RayBans for each of my groomsmen would be a cool gift, make for nice pictures, etc. Problem is, those fuckers aren cheap if you get them from Ray Ban. Does anyone know if there any way I can buy Ray Bans off a flash sale like this and get them custom etched by a 3rd party? Even if it cost me $20/E to get them etched I would still save about $50 per pair..
I use to enjoy flying because it was an adventure in and of itself but now its no longer a pleasant experience. Walking to the gates without having to be hurdled like cattle amongst other pleasantries are sadly a thing of the past. Things that the youth of today will never get to enjoy because of “security theatre” and “turrurism”.
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It a lot more of a personal experience when you eat there, and a lot of people will come for the food and stay for the experience. “Sure, we give you a dozen ranch sauces, sure! Have a nice day!” Not to mention, the whole “it my pleasure” thing. They just treat you to be courteous and respectful, and a lot of my work experience (being able to talk to people nicely) has carried over into my social life, so CFA as a whole has been (and continues to be) a very beneficial experience for me..