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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10,082
Views: 779,306
Posted By Lucy
So, are they doing these studies? I'd think you...

So, are they doing these studies? I'd think you could just put some susceptible animals in cages 6 or 8 feet away from cages of infected animals to test this.

"It would be expensive to contain...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By Lucy
I've yet to see anyone actually use Zelle.

I've yet to see anyone actually use Zelle.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By Lucy
My younger friends mostly use Google wallet....

My younger friends mostly use Google wallet. Which is just a way of passing money around, as best as I can tell. I'm the old fogey who wants to give someone cash. But I like PayPal for on-line stuff,...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By Lucy
Tough petunias. This is a publicly available...

Tough petunias. This is a publicly available message board, and I'm likely to keep replying to your muddled and libelous posts.
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By Lucy
Huh? It's not a "deficiency" to speak imperfectly...

Huh? It's not a "deficiency" to speak imperfectly in your second or third language. My guess is that there's a word in German or French that is often translated as "blackmail" but had a broader...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By Lucy
Well, google seems to agree with my definition....

Well, google seems to agree with my definition. Google "blackmail" and you will see:

noun
the action, treated as a criminal offense, of demanding payment or another benefit from someone in return...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Lucy
They gave you no warning of this and then said,...

They gave you no warning of this and then said, "find your own proctor by the end of today"?! Am I missing something?
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By Lucy
If there is no dirt, there is no blackmail. YOU...

If there is no dirt, there is no blackmail. YOU are the one saying there is dirt, Gandalf is just explaining to you what your words mean.

Yes, that's a more accurate description. It's not close to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10,082
Views: 779,306
Posted By Lucy
Huh. How reliable do you think that is?

Huh. How reliable do you think that is?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10,082
Views: 779,306
Posted By Lucy
Is that in Arizona? I'm sure it does vary...

Is that in Arizona?

I'm sure it does vary regionally, but around here in the Northeast, where we have built up testing capacity, friends who went to BLM rallies got tested, and they got results in...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 03:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,818
Posted By Lucy
It's okay, I know you are not a reliable witness.

It's okay, I know you are not a reliable witness.
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,818
Posted By Lucy
I read a chunk of the minutes. Sounds like the...

I read a chunk of the minutes. Sounds like the IFoA is feeling blackmailed by the parties suing it. :(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10,082
Views: 779,306
Posted By Lucy
Yeah. In the New York area most people know...

Yeah. In the New York area most people know someone who was hospitalized, or who died. Or at least have a friend who lost their parents or something. It feels personal and real in the northeast in a...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 65,043
Posted By Lucy
Gandalf is being a smart alec, but what he says...

Gandalf is being a smart alec, but what he says is true. In the US it's really easy to sue, whether or not you have a case. It's quite common here for hostile parties to sue when they know they will...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10,082
Views: 779,306
Posted By Lucy
I wonder how availability of tests affects those...

I wonder how availability of tests affects those numbers. I'm sure that the numbers on the northeast were depressed by lack of tests.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10,082
Views: 779,306
Posted By Lucy
For comparison, NY, NJ, and MA are all hovering a...

For comparison, NY, NJ, and MA are all hovering a little above 30/million. Peak weekly average values for large NE states that rocketed to high numbers early on were:

NY 509
NJ 413
MA 378
CT 309
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-10-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10,082
Views: 779,306
Posted By Lucy
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:(
Forum: General Actuarial 07-10-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,803
Posted By Lucy
Yes, that's the story being discussed.

Yes, that's the story being discussed.
Forum: General Actuarial 07-10-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 65,043
Posted By Lucy
CAS tried this in 2018 and from what I read they...

CAS tried this in 2018 and from what I read they failed miserably. Lucy might have better info. I wouldn't still trust internet connection at home and there are plenty of ways to cheat with remote...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-10-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,803
Posted By Lucy
Yes, although this doesn't seem like an...

Yes, although this doesn't seem like an especially helpful place to bring it up, seeing as this is a primarily US/Canadian board and few people who care about the IFoA read anything here.




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Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-10-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,190
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 07-10-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,246
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-10-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 15,567
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 07-10-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,271
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-10-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,160
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
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