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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 964
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Great news, Alan. Thanks for sharing.

Great news, Alan. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 259,777
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Especially that one that bit my sister! :judge:

Especially that one that bit my sister! :judge:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Vorian Atreides
A lot depends on who else is around and your...

A lot depends on who else is around and your general personality.

For me, I like to have a "different" environment to study than my usual work environment.

Now the I'm WFH for the most part,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 964
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Thanks! She's doing well enough having the arm...

Thanks! She's doing well enough having the arm stabilized enough to last until the surgery gets done (sometime next week).

With the current state of medical "necessity," we're not likely to need...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 964
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Sorry to hear about this. I lost a close...

Sorry to hear about this. I lost a close relative in a similar incident in the late 1980's.

Hope things turn out well enough and that you'll be able to see your kid very soon.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7,170
Views: 672,612
Posted By Vorian Atreides
We don't tend to look at ratings before watching...

We don't tend to look at ratings before watching a movie. We look at the plot description and maybe factor in word-of-mouth considerations in deciding to watch (or not watch) a movie.

I will...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 964
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Most universities will have incoming freshmen...

Most universities will have incoming freshmen take a "placement" exam to see if they might need "remedial" courses in language (i.e., reading comprehension) and/or mathematics.

There is also a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 964
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Personally, all of the impacts are positive or...

Personally, all of the impacts are positive or have a "silver lining" aspect:


Got some solid time getting to know our daughter's boyfriend, who's spent the past 14 days with us.


...
Forum: Surveys Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,417
Posted By Vorian Atreides
It's "Look at me! ME!! I am dead...

It's "Look at me! ME!! I am dead people."
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 153,210
Posted By Vorian Atreides
It's :qunq:free:qunq: all right . . . but not for...

It's :qunq:free:qunq: all right . . . but not for the OP.
Forum: Probability Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Vorian Atreides
The starting point needs to be some information...

The starting point needs to be some information about the (unconditional) probability that a vial is faulty.

I wonder if there is more to the problem that is described in the prior one or at the...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7,170
Views: 672,612
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Change in the Air...

Change in the Air (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5013782/) - *****

A drama with some comedic spots (more in how the characters interact with each other, which is one of the main reasons for all 5...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 84,662
Views: 7,942,668
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Please explain! :sg:

Please explain! :sg:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 84,662
Views: 7,942,668
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Wait! I thought we were in a Bear market now.

Wait! I thought we were in a Bear market now.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 84,662
Views: 7,942,668
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Nice visual of the effect of COVID-19 on Spain...

Nice visual of the effect of COVID-19 on Spain and Italy.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12,854
Views: 1,882,306
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:lolup:

:lolup:
Forum: Diversions Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Schroedinger's EC was a fun one. EC makeup...

Schroedinger's EC was a fun one.

EC makeup could change each night.

Could serve on the EC committee one night, get lynched the next day and turn up as "not-EC".
Forum: Diversions Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 277
Posted By Vorian Atreides
https://i.imgflip.com/4ecor.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/4ecor.jpg
Forum: Probability Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Approach the problem from the "complement" . . . ...

Approach the problem from the "complement" . . .

What's the probability of having exactly {0, 1, 2} faulty vials given that the batch is APPROVED?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 84,662
Views: 7,942,668
Posted By Vorian Atreides
When running out of toilet paper . . . toilet...

When running out of toilet paper . . . toilet paper goes out running.

:shrug:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 84,662
Views: 7,942,668
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:sg:

:sg:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 259,777
Posted By Vorian Atreides
At the risk of being "political" . . . Given...

At the risk of being "political" . . .

Given how strict Chinese censorship is with their social media, and the high degree of their ability to analyze *everything* on their cyberspace, I would...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 84,662
Views: 7,942,668
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:judge:

:judge:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,875
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Course 1 - Risk Management & Insurance Operation Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 74,578
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Is it possible? Yes, but a lot depends on your...

Is it possible? Yes, but a lot depends on your study habits and ability to synthesize the material. Some of the material might be familiar, but I'll bet that a lot won't.

The Online Courses are...
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