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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 03:43 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 28,266
Posted By ALivelySedative
How about we don't shut down at all, and just let...

How about we don't shut down at all, and just let evolution do its thing??
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Today, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By ALivelySedative
I'd go along with this if the retention model...

I'd go along with this if the retention model only affected the expense portion of the rate, but it seems clear this is not the case.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By ALivelySedative
Saw this yesterday. I would think it obvious that...

Saw this yesterday. I would think it obvious that any pricing based on propensity to shop would be rejected for a compulsory product. Calling it 'retention' doesn't change the fact, imo.
Forum: Sports Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,434
Posted By ALivelySedative
Had it not been preceded by another brutal loss I...

Had it not been preceded by another brutal loss I would definitely concede the point. We still get another crack at Wake ourselves at home, so there's still a (slim) chance!
Forum: Sports Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,434
Posted By ALivelySedative
Wake apparently held onto the missed game winning...

Wake apparently held onto the missed game winning layup from last year.
Forum: Sports 02-25-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,434
Posted By ALivelySedative
Just got wind of the fact that our starting...

Just got wind of the fact that our starting lineup on Saturday, had never even been on the floor together at any prior point in the season. Now 85 aggregate games missed by scholarship players due to...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 02-25-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,748
Posted By ALivelySedative
Bone to pick with 2018.Spring #18: For...

Bone to pick with 2018.Spring #18:

For calculation of excessive premium growth, the year-over-year changes are supposed to be a function of gross (D+A) premiums. (This is even verified in...
Forum: Sports 02-24-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,434
Posted By ALivelySedative
Had I known both our most consistent starter and...

Had I known both our most consistent starter and best bench player were out, I wouldn't have bothered turning on the game at all. As it is I only watched the first half.

NCSU out there trying to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-21-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,270
Posted By ALivelySedative
:iatp: I'd still take the orange over the...

:iatp:


I'd still take the orange over the apple due to the extra lift gained from properly spinning the more textured surface.
Forum: Sports 02-20-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,434
Posted By ALivelySedative
I agree it shouldn't be close, but it just as...

I agree it shouldn't be close, but it just as well could be. :shrug:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-19-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,177
Posted By ALivelySedative
You seem to know more about cello pieces than I...

You seem to know more about cello pieces than I do, but I quite enjoy Elgar as well if it's not on your list. Jacqueline du Pre performed it best. Sad but interesting story there: only a 10 year...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 02-19-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By ALivelySedative
If I fail a 3rd time I deserve to deal with...

If I fail a 3rd time I deserve to deal with syllabus changes...:exams:
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-19-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By ALivelySedative
The Adjusted Pure Premium method is equivalent to...

The Adjusted Pure Premium method is equivalent to the Loss Ratio method as it addresses distributional bias not accounted for in the standard Pure Premium method. See Werner Modlin pages 159-169:...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-19-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By ALivelySedative
Oh yeah...this brings up another point... ...

Oh yeah...this brings up another point...
There's a line of dialogue indicating witchers live a really long time, but does he have multiple horses that all get the same name, or is Roach actually...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-19-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By ALivelySedative
I think it was the 4th episode where... ...

I think it was the 4th episode where...
[[spoiler removed]]
This was my first big 'aha' moment anyway. At this point my wife wanted to start watching so I ended up rewatching the first 4, and there...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 882
Posted By ALivelySedative
Just heat it up and let it cool back down again.

Just heat it up and let it cool back down again.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-19-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By ALivelySedative
You really do have to pay attention to detail to...

You really do have to pay attention to detail to follow along. They could make it a touch easier with regards to identifying where the heck we are in the timeline a bit sooner in the episodes. They...
Forum: Sports 02-19-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,434
Posted By ALivelySedative
So what's your strategy for Saturday? Make it...

So what's your strategy for Saturday? Make it close and string us along all game just to win it at the buzzer? Or give up a double digit lead to come back from in the second half...and win it at the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,951
Posted By ALivelySedative
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Financial Mathematics 02-17-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By ALivelySedative
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,762
Posted By ALivelySedative
I entered the profession because good pay + no...

I entered the profession because good pay + no grad school. In hindsight, grad school would have been both better and faster. There are a great number of hobbies/interests that have been set aside...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-17-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By ALivelySedative
Got through 4 episodes this weekend. I'm enjoying...

Got through 4 episodes this weekend. I'm enjoying it so far. Once I finally realized that things were being told on different timelines I had to rewatch the first couple episodes and definitely...
Forum: Sports 02-13-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,434
Posted By ALivelySedative
That IS a trap game though, isn't it? When you...

That IS a trap game though, isn't it? When you relax because you think you can? That's the trap. At least that's how I've always thought of it.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-13-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,969
Posted By ALivelySedative
Well, congrats! :party:

Well, congrats! :party:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-13-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,969
Posted By ALivelySedative
Where was I for this reveal??? My AOing has...

Where was I for this reveal??? My AOing has gotten slack...
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