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Forum: Diversions Today, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
Bastille Day is noted by those who are free As...

Bastille Day is noted by those who are free
As the Fourth of July is the great day for me
Sixteenth of September
Forum: Diversions Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 158
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
... ... ... Get a job at Lemonade Life in...

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Get a job at Lemonade
Life in the fast lane is too much for me
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,125
Posted By Vorian Atreides
I take it that English isn't your primary...

I take it that English isn't your primary language.

I also take it that your modus operandi is that everybody else can read your mind on what to say to you.

And expecting us to say it just...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,946
Posted By Vorian Atreides
But I'll bet that every person on that staff are...

But I'll bet that every person on that staff are in their basements working. :tfh:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 85,705
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
They say that you never know what's like to be...

They say that you never know what's like to be "someone else" until you walk a mile in their shoes.


I wonder what it's like to be a lemming . . .
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
And it appears that the victim fell prey to the...

And it appears that the victim fell prey to the Nigerian Prince.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 587
Posted By Vorian Atreides
In a financial sense, a "shark" is someone who...

In a financial sense, a "shark" is someone who charges exorbitant interest rates and/or engages in predatory lending.

Neither of which implies "clandestine" business deals.

And a tank is a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,598
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:toast:

:toast:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 399,270
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Especially with ketchup.

Especially with ketchup.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 85,705
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
Talk about extreme planking . . .

Talk about extreme planking . . .
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
IC . . . I guess boredom is a totally legitimate...

IC . . . I guess boredom is a totally legitimate reason to vociferously complain.


That explains my grandpa some.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,598
Posted By Vorian Atreides
And yet . . . you keep going back.

And yet . . . you keep going back.
Forum: Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics 07-14-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Vorian Atreides
CSPA is designed to facilitate those with no...

CSPA is designed to facilitate those with no actuarial background to get an understanding of actuarial principles and practice along side the analytics knowledge.

Those with an actuarial...
Forum: Diversions 07-14-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 3,326
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Well . . . I still have that green dress you left...

Well . . . I still have that green dress you left behind . . .
Forum: Diversions 07-14-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 3,326
Posted By Vorian Atreides
The only one that screwed up was the moderator....

The only one that screwed up was the moderator. :judge:
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-14-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,473
Posted By Vorian Atreides
If by "modifying" you mean that they change...

If by "modifying" you mean that they change source material frequently . . . I don't think that this isn't an issue apart from the risk that someone is being partisan on what reference(s) are being...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-14-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,473
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Not necessarily. You can have a bank of...

Not necessarily.

You can have a bank of reusable material and then supplement any given Exam for topics that aren't in the bank (yet).

And what is wrong with having a (small) sample of bank...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 24,896
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Solution: get military drill sergeants (Army &...

Solution: get military drill sergeants (Army & Marine are good sources, IMO) at the "exit" side of the aisle. Then when someone starts going up it the wrong way, the drill sergeant starts "dressing...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-14-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,473
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Or a slightly different process of developing...

Or a slightly different process of developing questions that can be "recycled".

That is, for a given topic, having a set of eight questions will allow one to have about three sittings worth of 2...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,849
Posted By Vorian Atreides
https://www.thecollectionshop.com/Image_Resize_Det...

https://www.thecollectionshop.com/Image_Resize_Detail_Image.asp?MiscImage=TW1136
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85,705
Views: 8,364,288
Posted By Vorian Atreides
What happens when you blow more than one seal . ....

What happens when you blow more than one seal . . .
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85,705
Views: 8,364,288
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:toast:

:toast:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,849
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:iatp: Will be praying.

:iatp:

Will be praying.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-14-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,114
Posted By Vorian Atreides
In addition to JSM's suggestion . . . Create...

In addition to JSM's suggestion . . .

Create an indicator variable to indicate "prior" policy vs. "newer" policy as a means to control for this absence (if needed).

Then for the "missing"...
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