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Forum: Diversions Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 216
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Thank-you!

Thank-you!
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-08-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
I would suggest a term or acronym that doesn't...

I would suggest a term or acronym that doesn't evoke images of a dominatrix equipped with castration tools.
Forum: Exams - General 07-07-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
I think that a well-designed exam would be one...

I think that a well-designed exam would be one where it probably wouldn't make much of a difference whether the candidate had access to reference materials -- "explain" / "analyze" rather than...
Forum: Diversions 07-06-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 435
Well, we need something to do during the day. ...

Well, we need something to do during the day. :cool:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,447
Are you sure? I'm sure someone has the...

Are you sure?

I'm sure someone has the right set of mortality tables to tell us the odds of that happening. :)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,447
I guess they weren't aware of the rule of "half...

I guess they weren't aware of the rule of "half plus seven".
Forum: Diversions 07-05-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,852
I apologize to the ghost of Kate Callaghan for...

I apologize to the ghost of Kate Callaghan for misspelling her name when reporting her demise. :)

(Ni!)
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-05-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Of course, by the time an actuarial student needs...

Of course, by the time an actuarial student needs to know about installment premiums that vary by exposure, or reinsurers' underwriting years, or extended reporting period coverage, or policies that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-03-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,726
We're in the middle of a virus-driven apocalypse....

We're in the middle of a virus-driven apocalypse. Does it really surprise anyone that something has come back from the dead?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-03-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,726
"EL" = "Entry Level"

"EL" = "Entry Level"
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-02-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5,733
Views: 593,364
On a white Ford Bronco... IMNOTOJ

On a white Ford Bronco...

IMNOTOJ
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-02-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5,733
Views: 593,364
On a white Ford Bronco... IMNOTOJ

On a white Ford Bronco...

IMNOTOJ
Forum: Software & Technology 07-02-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,921
Keep in mind that ATSC 3.0, which is not...

Keep in mind that ATSC 3.0, which is not backwards-compatible with current broadcast standards, is starting to deploy. (No coupons for converter boxes this time.)

While I'm skeptical about the...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-01-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,921
I'm not the right person for sports, but I think...

I'm not the right person for sports, but I think the current status of alternatives is:

Hulu Live = no AMC, pay extra for 200 hrs DVR

Fubo = no ABC, uncertain about DVR situation, good for...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 231
I thought the best parties were thrown on St....

I thought the best parties were thrown on St. Jean's day anyway.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-01-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,921
Apparently the price hike is one of the...

Apparently the price hike is one of the "benefits" of CBS and Viacom re-merging.

The scuttlebutt on /r/YouTubeTV is that Google was given a choice: Add ComedyCentral/MTV/VH1/... and accept a...
Forum: Diversions 06-30-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,852
:pokeystick: :cool:

:pokeystick:
:cool:
Forum: Diversions 06-29-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,852
Cate Kallaghan:...

Cate Kallaghan: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=12343587
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-28-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
I'm writing from a North American background; I...

I'm writing from a North American background; I wouldn't expect what follows to vary internationally, but...that's not something I've looked at before.

So, you asked about three kinds of years:
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 773,078
Also, in CT I understand the DOT is supposed to...

Also, in CT I understand the DOT is supposed to be using VMSes to communicate the order, and BDL is working on making sure that arriving passengers are made aware.

I'm not aware what, if...
Forum: Diversions 06-25-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 435
I'd be interested in hearing about time/logistics...

I'd be interested in hearing about time/logistics -- it's been years since I played -- but I suspect that workload and family duties will keep me out.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-24-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 773,078
Canada at least has the advantage that, ignoring...

Canada at least has the advantage that, ignoring Leominster, the borders between provinces are in low-population areas and/or have limited crossings, so checkpoints are a more realistic option.

I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-24-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 773,078
Separate response for this, since I could see the...

Separate response for this, since I could see the question of constitutionality getting political and needing to be moved...



FWIW, the rules nursing homes seem to be standardizing on around...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-24-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 773,078
The Constitution didn't necessarily extinguish...

The Constitution didn't necessarily extinguish local government health/hygiene powers established by common law.

However, due process, etc. does require that governments take the least-restrictive...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-24-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 773,078
CT's gov was talking about it on Monday. ...

CT's gov was talking about it on Monday.

Today's announcement in CT said that the NY/NJ/CT governors were still talking about possibly letting a clean test be good enough, and if so what the...
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