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Humor: Actuary Solves Credit Crisis

Posted 10-16-2009 at 02:26 PM by maggid
Updated 10-16-2009 at 02:31 PM by maggid

One upon a time there was a small village depending on only one source of income, tourism... the only problem was - due to the 'crisis' - there were no tourists left...

Every villager had to borrow from an other in order to survive.. several months passed .. everyone felt miserable.



One day a cost conscious...
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The last drive to the beach

Posted 10-10-2009 at 12:32 PM by sweetiepie
Updated 11-21-2009 at 05:24 PM by sweetiepie

Audre and I at it again. This time it was a straight game. No golem summoning ritual. No jellyfish pact. No bottle of wine even, to bury in the sand, when the cops come by with flashlights blazing.

We had lots of sex of course, as is our wont, and laid on the cold sand and in the cold ocean and in the dry tent. Ankles and feet were chewed by mosquitoes. The rain flap gathered ocean moisture and then dripped onto my face all night. In the morning, after breakfast, after sex,...
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between stars

Posted 09-26-2009 at 03:42 PM by sweetiepie
Updated 09-27-2009 at 02:11 PM by sweetiepie

Dear you were so dry you made me dry, you made my world dry, I didn't know what I was doing living in it.

It was like a science fiction story written by an old conservative man with no imagination in which the astronauts land on a vast barren planet, and that's all. We looked at the dust and the craters, then you looked at me, and I looked at you, and all there was to say was that we were looking at each other. How we laughed, like dead leaves rattling. Oh Aeolus, release me....
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TIA Clark

Posted 09-23-2009 at 11:01 PM by Hiu

TIA Clark question Quiz 11, #5 - 09-03-2008, 06:57 PM


Hi,

Here's my question. In the numerator of the solution below, shouldn't [E; 500,000] be [E; 500,000/1.1] and if not, why? Thanks.

Problem:

You are given the following information:
A ceding company purchases a property per risk excess of loss treaty
ALAE is included with loss
E[x;Z] = Z * (0.4)Z/1,000,000
ALAE as a percent of loss capped...
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minced meat

Posted 09-23-2009 at 01:29 PM by sweetiepie
Updated 09-23-2009 at 01:41 PM by sweetiepie

my brain has been minced meat. like this whole year practically. as evidenced by the blogs here. these days it's the forum and computer games. team fortress 2 lately, which even typing it rolls off my fingers like a cigarette I had forgotten was in my pocket. I'm talking with rachel now and I don't feel ashamed. I was just standing in the dining room, which has bay windows and an antique rug, and I felt like a doll standing there, my legs and abdomen so shapely and proportional to the room,...
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