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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 07:15 PM
Replies: 751
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Posted By campbell
I like how the only naked people in this pic are...

I like how the only naked people in this pic are old guys.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 07:15 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 85,677
Posted By campbell
https://www.fox5ny.com/news/nudist-chases-wild-boa...

https://www.fox5ny.com/news/nudist-chases-wild-boar-who-snatched-his-laptop



a picture:...
Forum: General Actuarial Today, 07:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,938
Posted By campbell
That's not as good a story from a plot p.o.v....

That's not as good a story from a plot p.o.v. than an actuary & accountant smoking pot and making up fake policyholders and making sure the correct number of them die.

I mean, your story lasts...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 07:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,396
Posted By campbell
[JMO died a while ago]

[JMO died a while ago]
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 04:11 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 41,920
Posted By campbell
CONNECTICUT ...

CONNECTICUT

https://www.mercatus.org/publications/government-spending/analysis-connecticut%E2%80%99s-public-employee-retirement-plans
Forum: Finance - Investments Today, 04:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,355
Posted By campbell
https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/08/op-ed-what-sho...

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/08/op-ed-what-should-happen-if-state-supreme-court-oks-emergency-debt-issuance/
Forum: Finance - Investments Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 267,963
Posted By campbell
https://fixedincome.fidelity.com/ftgw/fi/FINewsArt...

https://fixedincome.fidelity.com/ftgw/fi/FINewsArticle?id=202008071102SM______BNDBUYER_00000173-c61b-d758-a5f3-deff66d90001_110.1


...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 04:05 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 28,155
Posted By campbell
I'm not drinking (yet... give me an hour), but I...

I'm not drinking (yet... give me an hour), but I thought this was a nice thread for this:

https://nypost.com/2020/08/06/medieval-wine-windows-are-reopening-reviving-italian-plague-tradition/

...
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 04:01 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 220,356
Posted By campbell
https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2020/08/07/trea...

https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2020/08/07/treasury-to-deny-musicians/



https://www.planadviser.com/musician-union-pension-clashes-u-s-treasury/
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 03:58 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 41,920
Posted By campbell
CALIFORNIA CALPERS ...

CALIFORNIA
CALPERS

https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/the-state-worker/article244764702.html
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 41,920
Posted By campbell
ILLINOIS ...

ILLINOIS

https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-teachers-pension-leader-resigns-20200806-l3u7vlodgnhira3zlrkzpw6gr4-story.html


You would think they wouldn't have to go to his...
Forum: General Actuarial Today, 03:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,938
Posted By campbell
I don't think we're going to get better than...

I don't think we're going to get better than Billion Dollar Bubble for a cinematic (well, at least a made-for-TV movie) depiction of an actuary.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Today, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7,357
Views: 743,609
Posted By campbell
12 Monkeys is the only serious time travel plot I...

12 Monkeys is the only serious time travel plot I didn't have a problem with.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By campbell
I wouldn't hold it against any of the official...

I wouldn't hold it against any of the official nominees that they got official endorsement.

Obviously, I'm not going to hold it against the petition candidates that they did not get the official...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Today, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By campbell
Separate from the elections, if you're interested...

Separate from the elections, if you're interested in getting involved with the SOA, becoming involved in the sections is a great way.

It makes for a fairly focused topic in many cases, and often...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 82,691
Posted By campbell
I do. Turn off autocorrect. Because I have...

I do. Turn off autocorrect.

Because I have to use so many initialisms in my work, I have simply shut off all autocorrect features in Word.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By campbell
2020 SOA P-E and Board Elections

Info here:
https://www.soa.org/programs/elections/board-elections/

Elections run August 17 - September 4.

As noted in the other thread, 3 of the petition candidates for Board made the petition...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Today, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By campbell
I do make endorsements, but only for the sections...

I do make endorsements, but only for the sections I'm a member of (and they're of the people I'm voting for).

I know the Modeling Section best, as that's where I'm most active. In general, I'm...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By campbell
2020 SOA Section Council Elections

Info here:

https://www.soa.org/programs/elections/sections/

The elections run August 17 to September 4

In general, section council members serve 3 years.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11,070
Views: 852,234
Posted By campbell
https://thezvi.wordpress.com/2020/08/06/covid-8-6-...

https://thezvi.wordpress.com/2020/08/06/covid-8-6-the-case-of-the-missing-data/#more-22050
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 09:12 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 82,691
Posted By campbell
This has been going on for a very long time. ...

This has been going on for a very long time.

Excel is not really a serious data tool, but yes, everybody uses it. Unfortunately.

There are ways to prevent Excel from messing up your data when...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 82,691
Posted By campbell
That reminds me -- please upvote this: ...

That reminds me -- please upvote this:
https://excel.uservoice.com/forums/304921-excel-for-windows-desktop-application/suggestions/10108722-allow-us-to-turn-off-automatic-conversion-to-date
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 82,691
Posted By campbell
ugh. ...

ugh.

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/6/21355674/human-genes-rename-microsoft-excel-misreading-dates


https://www.nature.com/articles/s41588-020-0669-3.epdf
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 41,920
Posted By campbell
whups, I mislabeled that second one. ...

whups, I mislabeled that second one.

CALIFORNIA
CALPERS...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Today, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15,133
Views: 1,625,989
Posted By campbell
:tup:

:tup:
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