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Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Cloister
It depends on the governance structure. If...

It depends on the governance structure. If significant authority/autonomy is vested in the practice councils and Board power suitably limited, then this may not be a concern. But we certainly canít...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-10-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 91,827
Posted By Cloister
They really need to lay out with specificity what...

They really need to lay out with specificity what the governance plan is going to be.

If it's the various practice councils simply implementing policy directives of the board, then that'll be a...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-09-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,943
Posted By Cloister
I think Brian's statements aren't about P&C org...

I think Brian's statements aren't about P&C org structure, it's about org structure for a large multi-disciplinary organization. In a nutshell, if it an issue that's cross discipline it's probably...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-26-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 91,827
Posted By Cloister
This statement betrays a complete lack of...

This statement betrays a complete lack of understanding about Milliman.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-19-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,341
Posted By Cloister
I hope not. Better would be a new animated...

I hope not. Better would be a new animated series. Star Wars: Underworld
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-08-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 887
Posted By Cloister
That's because it was rated R, not PG-13.

That's because it was rated R, not PG-13.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-31-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 27,645
Posted By Cloister
I remember years ago thinking Kmart was the...

I remember years ago thinking Kmart was the crappy version of Walmart. Which was sad considering how much I can't stand being in a Walmart.

Then I went to a Hills, which was the crappy version of...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-17-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,902
Posted By Cloister
I made out like a bandit in the late 90s revamp. ...

I made out like a bandit in the late 90s revamp. If you were able to pass just the right pieces you got out of nearly a full exam, plus about 1/2 of one of the new exams was stuff already taken...
Forum: Sports 05-15-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 32,219
Posted By Cloister
Yes, well itís a little hard to believe any...

Yes, well itís a little hard to believe any player, especially one whoís been around as long as Cano, would just take something a doc prescribes without having the team doc in the loop to vet whether...
Forum: Sports 05-15-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 32,219
Posted By Cloister
So it seems either he was using it to mask...

So it seems either he was using it to mask steroid use, or if use was legitimate he’s a moron for not getting it approved through proper channels.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-11-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By Cloister
I like the 3D laser cut maps ...

I like the 3D laser cut maps

http://www.3dwoodmaps.com/
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-10-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 30,291
Posted By Cloister
He mostly did a good job. A felt like a few of...

He mostly did a good job. A felt like a few of the characters became caricatures to some degree - like he really didn't quite "get" them so ended up overdoing it with their personality quirks. But...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-10-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,191
Posted By Cloister
Don't forget the cost for the proctors. Losing...

Don't forget the cost for the proctors. Losing at least most of a full work day, and they make more than the candidates.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-09-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 214,529
Posted By Cloister
Well, if it resulted in an answer that was...

Well, if it resulted in an answer that was clearly unreasonable, then -.25 might be appropriate. Because, yes, I've seen scaling errors make it in to real world work I've reviewed. So I'd have to...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-09-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 214,529
Posted By Cloister
I really wouldn't care to speculate on that. I...

I really wouldn't care to speculate on that. I just know that from my experience as a grader, there was definitely no sense of anyone trying to "stick it" to the candidates as some seem to think...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-09-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 214,529
Posted By Cloister
Itís been quite a few years, but my recollection...

Itís been quite a few years, but my recollection is they were pretty close. But I think candidates (then and likely now) overestimate the overall quality of their cohort. Pretty much any question you...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 05-08-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 214,529
Posted By Cloister
You would be surprised at the myriad of creative...

You would be surprised at the myriad of creative ways candidates can answer seemingly straightforward questions incorrectly. I was when I was a grader.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-08-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 56,479
Posted By Cloister
More like 1 in 100. About 500 movies per year...

More like 1 in 100. About 500 movies per year released in the US in the 1980s.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-08-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 56,479
Posted By Cloister
Because he looked into the future and the path to...

Because he looked into the future and the path to victory he found didnít have him doing any of that. Pretty much the explanation for everything Strange did or didnít do.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-07-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,424
Posted By Cloister
Looks like that is new for 2018. Maybe they felt...

Looks like that is new for 2018. Maybe they felt they had to get the CPA exam right and couldnít put resources to something as small as the CAS until later.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-07-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 56,479
Posted By Cloister
More than 60 on the list (I get 127). By my...

More than 60 on the list (I get 127). By my quick count they have:

5 from the 2010s (less than 1 per year -none of which I've ever heard of)
13 from the 2000s (just over 1 per year)
24 from the...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-07-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,090
Posted By Cloister
It's been awhile since I was on an exam...

It's been awhile since I was on an exam committee, but when I was a 0.5 point "part" would generally be one part of a larger multi-part question. So you might lose 0.25 for the error in the 0.5...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-07-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 56,479
Posted By Cloister
I think the ass shot also has some boob/nippleage.

I think the ass shot also has some boob/nippleage.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-07-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 56,479
Posted By Cloister
That was Airplane 2. Roughly seems like...

That was Airplane 2.

Roughly seems like there was more differentiation between nudity and sex in movies. You could throw in a flash or two of boobs and still get PG (or later, PG-13) if it wasn't...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-07-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 56,479
Posted By Cloister
Clash of the Titans i think is a scene where...

Clash of the Titans i think is a scene where Andromeda is briefly seen through a lace bedroom screen or something. So slightly obscured but definite boobage.
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