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Forum: General Actuarial 05-27-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,065
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Passing the exams is neither necessary nor...

Passing the exams is neither necessary nor sufficient to make one a good actuary.
-- Cecil Nesbitt
Forum: Software & Technology 06-04-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Mobile Actuary
:oops: I figured it out. The ambiguous reference...

:oops: I figured it out. The ambiguous reference was in a conditional formula in the source table, not in the table where I got the error.... Yes, I got the error in the source table too, when I went...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-04-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Access Design

I'm working in Access 2003, and getting an error message that seems nonsensical to me. It says: "The specified field '[claim_no]' could refer to more than one table listed in the FROM clause of your...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-04-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mobile Actuary
ROSE-SELLER: Who will buy my sweet red roses? ...

ROSE-SELLER: Who will buy my sweet red roses?
Two blooms for a penny.
Who will buy my sweet red roses?
Two blooms for a penny.
MILKMAID: Will you buy any milk today, mistress?
Any milk today,...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-03-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,865
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Unless you're writing med mal claims-made...

Unless you're writing med mal claims-made policies, and you've booked the DDR reserve as an unearned premium reserve, as the regulators tell you to.
Forum: General Actuarial 06-03-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 50,824
Posted By Mobile Actuary
While the amount involved in the transaction was...

While the amount involved in the transaction was large, I suspect that provable damages were smaller, and the number of seriously injured parties very small, if not null. Comparison to Enron...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,555
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Unhappy Founder of Actuarial Firm and His Wife Killed in Plane Crash

I didn't know him well, but I've seen him at CAS meetings.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-02-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,556
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Can any made-up title from a Gilbert and Sullivan...

Can any made-up title from a Gilbert and Sullivan musical qualify as geeky?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-02-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
Posted By Mobile Actuary
I think the problem is twofold: 1. The triangle...

I think the problem is twofold:
1. The triangle for CNP is not displayed, so some companies don't maintain it and add those claims in in triangle form. and hence the pieces don't add.
2. The...
Forum: General Actuarial 05-02-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By Mobile Actuary
I do all my reserves for my (P&C) employer in...

I do all my reserves for my (P&C) employer in Excel, and for consulting clients as well.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-02-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,489
Posted By Mobile Actuary
I was once involved in a M&A deal where the...

I was once involved in a M&A deal where the seller's risk manager submitted an actuarial report over the name of an eminent, but deceased, actuary. A second giveaway: the actuary was supposedly the...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-28-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,715
Posted By Mobile Actuary
The NCCI used to (and maybe still does) put out...

The NCCI used to (and maybe still does) put out an annual "Tax and Assessment Manual", with everything known about such things, state by state, and tax by tax. Maybe your employer has one.
Forum: General Actuarial 02-25-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,964
Posted By Mobile Actuary
It's a sad day.

It's a sad day.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-29-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,347
Posted By Mobile Actuary
I like a method I found (years ago) in the SOA...

I like a method I found (years ago) in the SOA course on mortality tables, the Karup-King formula.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-29-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,242
Posted By Mobile Actuary
The fake bomb joke is number 9 ... number 9 ......

The fake bomb joke is number 9 ... number 9 ... number 9.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-29-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,782
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Your accountants are filling out those forms now....

Your accountants are filling out those forms now. Ask them for a copy.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-10-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 51,965
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Not so. They use those standards. The standards...

Not so. They use those standards. The standards are not and cannot be imposed on them by AAA. The AAA has no higher authority from which to impose them.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-05-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,899
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Just rewatched the first half of Blazing Saddles...

Just rewatched the first half of Blazing Saddles a couple of days ago. ... a laurel and hearty handshake to our new .....
Forum: Software & Technology 12-04-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By Mobile Actuary
I wasn't, but my thanks was long-winded. Thank...

I wasn't, but my thanks was long-winded. Thank you for your elaboration.

We'll move to that in 2008, or 2009, or 2010... :p
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-04-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,762
Posted By Mobile Actuary
The organization that studies this should be...

The organization that studies this should be called AMMO. :popcorn:
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By Mobile Actuary
(They also seem to be Global if you use...

(They also seem to be Global if you use Insert/Names/Define.) Thanks for the help.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Excel 101 Question

I think I've seen this before, but haven't found it with some searching. How does one control whether the name of an Excel range is local to the sheet or global to the workbook?
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By Mobile Actuary
As I understand it, it does both. Also, new...

As I understand it, it does both. Also, new books are substantially cheaper than print editions.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-01-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By Mobile Actuary
I think the term "Integrated Graphics" is...

I think the term "Integrated Graphics" is ad-speak for shared memory.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-30-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,020
Posted By Mobile Actuary
Found the paper on "Trended, Generalized Bondy...

Found the paper on "Trended, Generalized Bondy Development". I wonder why the CAS site doesn't have or link to ARCH papers.
...
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