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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-20-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By MightySchoop
Got a competitor who filed a new rating variable...

Got a competitor who filed a new rating variable stealing your "good" business?
Forum: Sports 07-19-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 23,606
Posted By MightySchoop
Baseball is much better in person than on tv. TV...

Baseball is much better in person than on tv. TV does a poor job of showing just how BIG a baseball diamond is.

See if you can get a copy of the media notes. There will often be a guest services...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-19-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By MightySchoop
On the 2000-2010 syllabus, the current exam 7's...

On the 2000-2010 syllabus, the current exam 7's learning objectives A 1-4 and 11-14 were tested to the same level of detail on the old exam 6. Learning objectives 4 is useful and 11-13 are explicitly...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 27,868
Posted By MightySchoop
My pupper liked the movie.

My pupper liked the movie.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-09-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 33,956
Posted By MightySchoop
yep, very high. I think there were more...

yep, very high. I think there were more candidates than usual who sat for the exam this window, but not enough more to account for this increase in passing candidates.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-09-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 33,956
Posted By MightySchoop
I count 557.

I count 557.
Forum: General Actuarial 07-06-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,615
Posted By MightySchoop
I think there's been a couple. Didn't G....

I think there's been a couple. Didn't G. Stolyarev finish it? I know he started down that path following his epic flip-out over the first sitting of new CAS 7 back in 2011.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-03-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 50,469
Posted By MightySchoop
The model solutions in the examiners reports are...

The model solutions in the examiners reports are all verbatim what was answered by a candidate, almost always one who got full credit on the question.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-02-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 26,400
Posted By MightySchoop
Seen this at the hotel for a couple of CAS...

Seen this at the hotel for a couple of CAS conferences (New Orleans, IIRC). It doesn't work so well when there is a huge group of people, it tends to try to put everyone in the same elevator, which...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 07-02-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6,456
Views: 518,859
Posted By MightySchoop
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Pretty much...

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Pretty much what I've come to expect from this franchise.
Dinosaurs, a sense of wonder, and a little ethical debate about what humanity's ethical responsibilities...
Forum: Risk Management 06-29-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By MightySchoop
It will probably be written premium or reserves...

It will probably be written premium or reserves depending on the mix of business that the company writes. A personal lines-only carrier is likely going to have the biggest contribution from written...
Forum: Risk Management 06-29-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By MightySchoop
Generally speaking, the covariance adjustment in...

Generally speaking, the covariance adjustment in the RBC formula is going to cause the biggest increases to the calculated ACL when more "risk" is added to the largest existing accumulations of risk....
Forum: Sports 06-29-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By MightySchoop
9th place finish out of 12 in the 2016 U23 world...

9th place finish out of 12 in the 2016 U23 world cup.
11th out of 18 in the 2014 U15 world cup (which will drop out of the rankings soon)
A 1st and 2nd place finish in South American tournaments.
Forum: Sports 06-29-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By MightySchoop
Wow, Argentina is currently ranked #20 in the...

Wow, Argentina is currently ranked #20 in the global rankings, which is about 10 places higher than I would have guessed. I'm going to have to look and see what they've done in the past 4 years to...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-29-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23,542
Views: 5,207,081
Posted By MightySchoop
You were/are a tabletop BattleTecher too, aren't...

You were/are a tabletop BattleTecher too, aren't you?
Forum: Sports 06-29-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By MightySchoop
Looks like Brazil came in second, and only 4...

Looks like Brazil came in second, and only 4 nations participated (Bolivia and Chile being the other 2). I would have expected Brazil to win out of that lineup as will.

Looks like the Central...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-29-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,618
Posted By MightySchoop
If you passed, Friday. If you failed, they...

If you passed, Friday.

If you failed, they will track you down at a bbq/picnic/party on July 4 (if American) or July 1 (if Canadian) and let you know in person.
Forum: Sports 06-29-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By MightySchoop
East Asian Cup

Philippines wins the East Asian cup and qualifies to the 2019 Asian Championship.

Philippines 4-0
Thailand 3-1
Hong Kong 2-2
Indonesia 1-3
Singapore 0-4
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-29-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 26,400
Posted By MightySchoop
My boss schedules follow-up meetings by...

My boss schedules follow-up meetings by rescheduling the meeting that is being followed up instead of creating a new meeting. It don't like it because it takes the old one off my calendar and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-29-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,616
Posted By MightySchoop
Been "on call" 3 or 4 times. Only had to go in...

Been "on call" 3 or 4 times. Only had to go in once, didn't get picked for the jury.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-28-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,423
Posted By MightySchoop
The Porter textbook is still on the regulatory...

The Porter textbook is still on the regulatory exam. Can't download it.
Forum: World Cup Forum 06-27-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 19,666
Posted By MightySchoop
Through 6/27, excluding intra-confederation ...

Through 6/27, excluding intra-confederation

Europe 16-6-7, +20
S America 8-2-4 +8
Asia 4-3-7, -7
N America 2-1-5, -11
Africa 2-2-9, -10

Qualified:
Europe: 8/11
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-27-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,423
Posted By MightySchoop
I used All10 for my upper-level exams and was...

I used All10 for my upper-level exams and was satisfied, but that was several years ago.
It's a considerably less expensive product than TIA, and doesn't include the video instruction.
Forum: Sports 06-27-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By MightySchoop
Pan American events

Doing the research into qualification for next year's Pan American games tournament

Peru has qualified as host
Argentina has qualified as the South American champion, in a tournament held in...
Forum: Sports 06-27-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By MightySchoop
East Asian Cup

Through 4 days

Philippines 3-0
Thailand 3-1
Hong Kong 2-1
Singapore 0-3
Indonesia 0-3

PHI plays HKG tomorrow, and wins the tournament unless they lose by 4 or more runs. Thailand wins the...
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