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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:52 PM
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Posted By 3rookie
Thanks for the updates campbell

Thanks for the updates campbell
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:47 AM
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Posted By 3rookie
Good thoughts. Keep the ideas coming everyone!

Good thoughts. Keep the ideas coming everyone!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-07-2020, 08:51 AM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
It probably shouldn't end, but hopefully there...

It probably shouldn't end, but hopefully there will be hospital capacity at that time. Though much more will hopefully be known about the virus by that time: what % have already had it, different...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-06-2020, 10:20 AM
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Posted By 3rookie
Solid haircut and mask combo

Solid haircut and mask combo
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-05-2020, 03:38 PM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I unfortunately agree. One should not place too...

I unfortunately agree. One should not place too much stock on a one-day "trend". Reporting is not consistent enough day-to-day, weekday vs. weekend, or between local areas to conclude anything.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-03-2020, 07:08 PM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
There is much to be said about having a large...

There is much to be said about having a large network of friends to call upon. Though I wouldn't want to redeem one of my "favor cards" on a roll of TP. Maybe 5 masks for 2 rolls of TP?
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-03-2020, 05:06 PM
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Posted By 3rookie
Come and See (1985, Russian) - Very powerful and...

Come and See (1985, Russian) - Very powerful and devastating movie about one boy's experience as the Nazis scorched their way through Byelorussia. Heralded as one of the best movies about war ever...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-03-2020, 01:20 PM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
OK, so not 3 "million" ventilators. I was like...

OK, so not 3 "million" ventilators. I was like WTF!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-03-2020, 11:10 AM
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Views: 194
Posted By 3rookie
I didn't know he was alive. Beautiful songs. RIP

I didn't know he was alive. Beautiful songs. RIP
Forum: Sports 04-03-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,756
Posted By 3rookie
Wow, that set the bar pretty high for amazing...

Wow, that set the bar pretty high for amazing endings.

I knew senior John Elway had led Stanford on an improbable "game winning" FG drive moments before. IDnotK that Stanford would have received...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-03-2020, 12:09 AM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
Sorry to hear.

Sorry to hear.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 05:14 PM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I think there are offsets. Social distancing and...

I think there are offsets. Social distancing and hospitals being more on top of sanitation of the entire building. Masks worn by staff.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 03:33 PM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I'm also wary of going to the hospital for any...

I'm also wary of going to the hospital for any reason, but the risk of catching other things in a hospital has always been there. Fortunately, awareness is high, and as a result maybe you are...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
Ha, I saw the 6.6 million and thought that...

Ha, I saw the 6.6 million and thought that included the 3.3 million from last week. WOW
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 02:51 PM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I appreciate your responses. I don't think...

I appreciate your responses. I don't think pregnant women should be any more fearful today than they were 2 months ago.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
Yes, the intent was to not have people buy up all...

Yes, the intent was to not have people buy up all of the masks so providers could have them. It was correct to state an additional (and valid) reason for people to not buy masks.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
Would you have been (or were all women) scared to...

Would you have been (or were all women) scared to death being pregnant 100 years ago when maternal mortality rates were near 1 in 100 live births? So much of the way we feel is driven by irrational...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I gave "leaders" a lot of latitude in their...

I gave "leaders" a lot of latitude in their recommendations. In the aggregate, when accounting for masks increasing how often people touch their faces, I can understand the prior policy. If masks...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 12:14 PM
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Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I agree. And it was obvious to me that breathing...

I agree. And it was obvious to me that breathing can transmit the virus via droplets. It's just less likely.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
Well, you are a higher risk than a 20-something....

Well, you are a higher risk than a 20-something. Where you live may also play a role in your feelings.
Congrats!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I agree that the right way to measure the...

I agree that the right way to measure the mortality impact of COVID 19 is to look at the excess deaths vs. expected deaths as many would have died this year anyway. But expected deaths will decrease...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
That may seem crazy, but medical and government...

That may seem crazy, but medical and government software can be way behind the times.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-01-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
I think that was a poorly written article with a...

I think that was a poorly written article with a hyperbolic headline
Forum: Sports 03-31-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,756
Posted By 3rookie
That was cool. I watched some backstory too. Only...

That was cool. I watched some backstory too. Only Olympics I'm getting this year.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-31-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 373,180
Posted By 3rookie
- Now, now, I realize that every now and again,...

- Now, now, I realize that every now and again, some of you womenfolk, you get hot.
You get bothered. And every now and again you get hot and bothered!

- Amen!

- Ha! Well, what I want you to...
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