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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Lucy
I drove a minivan for 15 years and always removed...

I drove a minivan for 15 years and always removed the bulk of the snow from the roof.


This is why.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 523
Posted By Lucy
Yeah... pretty sure the HR manual just said you...

Yeah... pretty sure the HR manual just said you could take what you needed, but the rest was understood.

That company also laid off all the workers every year between Xmas and NY. It wasn't that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,328
Views: 122,723
Posted By Lucy
I had that problem with a minivan over the...

I had that problem with a minivan over the weekend. Dude, how much effort is it to brush the snow off your roof?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 523
Posted By Lucy
I have several friends with "unlimited" time off....

I have several friends with "unlimited" time off. One worked at a company where the policy was "take as much time as you need,....but don't be needy". That was way worse than having days that you can...
Forum: Diversions 01-20-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,694
Posted By Lucy
Next time I'm there I'll look you up.

Next time I'm there I'll look you up.
Forum: Diversions 01-20-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,694
Posted By Lucy
Which province does everyone know borders the...

Which province does everyone know borders the US... Including those folks who live next to Mexico and can barely name the provinces....
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-20-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Lucy
If your friend just wants "an easier time" you...

If your friend just wants "an easier time" you probably can help. I often help friends by describing the claim process, telling them what is and isn't covered under their policy, stuff like that.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-20-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 189,895
Posted By Lucy
That's close to where I'd draw the line. But I...

That's close to where I'd draw the line. But I suppose when someone in a group I am in dies, for instance, I am interested in what other members of the group have to say about that person, or their...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-20-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 189,895
Posted By Lucy
Lots of people aren't in every platform?

Lots of people aren't in every platform?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-20-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 189,895
Posted By Lucy
I'm curious, too. And I think it's bizarre...

I'm curious, too.

And I think it's bizarre that you got tagged for hate speech ao fan. Being rude, sure, but I would have assumed that's a different category than "hate speech".

And twig, you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-18-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Lucy
At my employer, directly trying to influence a...

At my employer, directly trying to influence a claim for a friend is a violation of policy. I agree, just tell him you can't help.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Lucy
RIP I appreciated a lot of his work.

RIP

I appreciated a lot of his work.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Lucy
Exactly this. I can't recall ever hearing...

Exactly this.

I can't recall ever hearing the term "radar range", but I still talk about nuking the veggies.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,101
Posted By Lucy
Yup. But on the other hand, three times in the...

Yup. But on the other hand, three times in the last two weeks I've mentioned to the clerk that they gave me too much change when I bought a cup of coffee.

Really? Do you never check? I've had an...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,023
Posted By Lucy
Do you golf with them because you like hanging...

Do you golf with them because you like hanging out with them, or because you are trying to nurture your business relationship?

One of the reasons I didn't want to become a consultant was that I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-16-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 741
Posted By Lucy
:iatp: Nonsense. Real Christmas trees turn...

:iatp:

Nonsense. Real Christmas trees turn lightly cultivated land that supports wildlife into a revenue source. The market for real Christmas trees helps preserve open space in a non-trivial way....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 741
Posted By Lucy
:iatp: People have very different...

:iatp:

People have very different preferences in mattresses. If you both like it, and you can afford it, why do you care what the rest of us think?
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-15-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 217,724
Posted By Lucy
fyi, I gave the GI track a pretty careful...

fyi, I gave the GI track a pretty careful examination. And my conclusion was:

FSA-GI =

Except that the credential just says "FSA", and I'm not even sure how you signal to a potential employer...
Forum: Diversions 01-15-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 321
Posted By Lucy
Yeah, that's a version of "Oh Hell". There are...

Yeah, that's a version of "Oh Hell". There are other variants. I've usually played that dealer gets to choose how many cards are dealt, and the game runs either some fixed amount of time or some...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-15-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 217,724
Posted By Lucy
I think that IF it catches on, it might do so...

I think that IF it catches on, it might do so very quickly. If employers decide they prefer ACAS + some generic actuarial stuff and a ton of life contingencies to FCAS... or even if they decide they...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 560
Posted By Lucy
nope, never heard of it.

nope, never heard of it.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By Lucy
As a hiring manager, I've never actually known...

As a hiring manager, I've never actually known what the candidate answered to that question. (although i believe HR asks it in the on-line form you need to fill out.) Of course, we publish a salary...
Forum: Surveys 01-14-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 797
Posted By Lucy
I've never had very visible eyebrows. I've never...

I've never had very visible eyebrows. I've never plucked them. They may be thinner now than they used to be, I'm not sure.

If I cared I suppose I would draw them in.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-14-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 217,724
Posted By Lucy
The SOA GI syllabus was similar to the acas...

The SOA GI syllabus was similar to the acas syllabus, plus some stuff that casualty actuaries are unlikely to use. At least, that was true when i looked at the two, side by side, in some detail.
...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-14-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,716
Posted By Lucy
my choice, too. An explosion in every episode! ...

my choice, too. An explosion in every episode!
Hmm, I thought he was hot. That was one of the things I enjoyed about the show. And they showed a decent amount of his body -- lots of completely...
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