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I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

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wlfgngpck wrote:

I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

Super Mario is my favorite game when I was child, until now I sometimes watch people play it on Youtube. I just discover some Mario Maker clips recently, it’s quite hard but interesting.

I repeat: CFA is the abbreviation of my last name!

PierreCFA wrote:

wlfgngpck wrote:

I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

Super Mario is my favorite game when I was child, until now I sometimes watch people play it on Youtube. I just discover some Mario Maker clips recently, it’s quite hard but interesting.

Yeah I spend way too many hours on that game.  Actually if you search my name (wlfgngpck) on YouTube you will find videos of people playing levels I’ve made.  The game is really fun, and it’s really hard if you find the right makers.  You should check it out! :)

wlfgngpck wrote:

PierreCFA wrote:

wlfgngpck wrote:

I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

Super Mario is my favorite game when I was child, until now I sometimes watch people play it on Youtube. I just discover some Mario Maker clips recently, it’s quite hard but interesting.

Yeah I spend way too many hours on that game.  Actually if you search my name (wlfgngpck) on YouTube you will find videos of people playing levels I’ve made.  The game is really fun, and it’s really hard if you find the right makers.  You should check it out! :)

You’re awesome!

I think I have watched one of the levels you made (the Deadliest Jets) and liked it. I’ll watch the others when I’m at home :-).

I also remember the Mario Kaizo, this game is extremely hard. 

I repeat: CFA is the abbreviation of my last name!

PierreCFA wrote:

wlfgngpck wrote:

PierreCFA wrote:

wlfgngpck wrote:

I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

Super Mario is my favorite game when I was child, until now I sometimes watch people play it on Youtube. I just discover some Mario Maker clips recently, it’s quite hard but interesting.

Yeah I spend way too many hours on that game.  Actually if you search my name (wlfgngpck) on YouTube you will find videos of people playing levels I’ve made.  The game is really fun, and it’s really hard if you find the right makers.  You should check it out! :)

You’re awesome!

I think I have watched one of the levels you made (the Deadliest Jets) and liked it. I’ll watch the others when I’m at home :-).

I also remember the Mario Kaizo, this game is extremely hard. 

Yeah Deadliest Jets is mine.  It actually had 3 streamers racing on it last year.  Was pretty fun to watch.  That level actually took some real work to upload.

Iprofit4sure wrote:

stormy54 wrote:

Studying for Series 7 and 63 and have zero motivation…

Why don’t you just sit for both at the same time right now? You’d probably pass : X

+1. Probably not bad to go through the material though to learn any new things. 

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." -Viktor Frankl

PierreCFA wrote:

wlfgngpck wrote:

I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

Super Mario is my favorite game when I was child, until now I sometimes watch people play it on Youtube. I just discover some Mario Maker clips recently, it’s quite hard but interesting.

You can rent mario karts and drive on the street in tokyo now you know? a good reason to come to japan!

NANA Hachiko wrote:

PierreCFA wrote:

wlfgngpck wrote:

I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

Super Mario is my favorite game when I was child, until now I sometimes watch people play it on Youtube. I just discover some Mario Maker clips recently, it’s quite hard but interesting.

You can rent mario karts and drive on the street in tokyo now you know? a good reason to come to japan!

Hahahaha that sounds like it could be fun and potentially scary!  Do I get to throw shells at the other cars? ❤️

Black8Mamba23 wrote:

Iprofit4sure wrote:

stormy54 wrote:

Studying for Series 7 and 63 and have zero motivation…

Why don’t you just sit for both at the same time right now? You’d probably pass : X

+1. Probably not bad to go through the material though to learn any new things. 

A few people have told me I could likely pass just winging it given my time with CFA but I’m giving the reading a brief skimming anyways… would hate to not pass and have to explain to my employer haha.

stormy54 wrote:

Black8Mamba23 wrote:

Iprofit4sure wrote:

stormy54 wrote:

Studying for Series 7 and 63 and have zero motivation…

Why don’t you just sit for both at the same time right now? You’d probably pass : X

+1. Probably not bad to go through the material though to learn any new things. 

A few people have told me I could likely pass just winging it given my time with CFA but I’m giving the reading a brief skimming anyways… would hate to not pass and have to explain to my employer haha.

Fair point. Not saying you shouldn’t look at the material, but if you skim through it and see significant overlap with the curriculum, then I wouldn’t over-invest time into prepping for it. Best of luck and let us know how you end up doing!

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." -Viktor Frankl

Practice golf and learn python.. I really struggled to shoot even par the other day when I played…I need to get my golf swing back into shape for a tournament coming up in late July.

wlfgngpck wrote:

NANA Hachiko wrote:

PierreCFA wrote:

wlfgngpck wrote:

I’ve been focusing on family and work and on other interests that I have (I’m pretty active in the Mario Maker community…don’t judge lol).  I pretty much put all those aside from March until June while I was studying.  So just trying to get myself out of study mode.  At this point, studying all the time isn’t very helpful.  The exam is done, and they won’t see me again for a year no matter what.

Super Mario is my favorite game when I was child, until now I sometimes watch people play it on Youtube. I just discover some Mario Maker clips recently, it’s quite hard but interesting.

You can rent mario karts and drive on the street in tokyo now you know? a good reason to come to japan!

Hahahaha that sounds like it could be fun and potentially scary!  Do I get to throw shells at the other cars? ❤️

Unfortunately, no.

It’s kind of hard to stay in and watch Netflix, although one or two friends have really been pushing that option.

I know I’ve missed some seriously good TV over the past eight months but do I really want to spend my four months off (and during the summer!) indoors in front of a screen?

On the other hand, it would be a damn sight cheaper than what I’ve actually been doing: spending 125% of my paycheck going out and having a good time almost every single day!

Exercise would be good; I gotta shake off this CFA belly.