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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-16-2018, 09:57 AM
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Posted By NormalDan
:lol: I liked this story... totally had me...

:lol: I liked this story... totally had me thinking it was going to have a sad ending (I don't like sad endings) and then it had a happy ending.
Forum: General Actuarial 11-11-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,783
Posted By NormalDan
Yep, just in line as I'd expect of a board having...

Yep, just in line as I'd expect of a board having the values of an organization like the CAS.



Fingers crossed....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-02-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 666
Posted By NormalDan
:iatp: :iatp: :iatp:

:iatp:

:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-02-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 5,468
Posted By NormalDan
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: General Actuarial 10-31-2018, 09:41 AM
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Posted By NormalDan
Did the ad work!?

Did the ad work!?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-30-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,396
Posted By NormalDan
:lol: Passionately talk about...

:lol:

Passionately talk about non-political/sexual/religious stuff you're into /thread

Or sit there like a guy afraid of everyone, you do you.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-29-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By NormalDan
:lol: :iatp:

:lol: :iatp:
Forum: Surveys 10-29-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,405
Posted By NormalDan
:iatp: Why wasn't he Hitler and the kid gets...

:iatp:

Why wasn't he Hitler and the kid gets to be the rando SS guy???
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-29-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,396
Posted By NormalDan
Being shy will only hurt you at work. The intern...

Being shy will only hurt you at work. The intern who connected with coworkers by talking to them is more likely to get the job than the intern who didn't want to initiate a conversation.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-29-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,396
Posted By NormalDan
Yeah I'd shy away for this shy-ness excuse.

Yeah I'd shy away for this shy-ness excuse.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-29-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,396
Posted By NormalDan
Actuaries gonna actuary. I'd make a point to make...

Actuaries gonna actuary. I'd make a point to make conversation to demonstrate how outgoing you are (regardless of if this is the case). While you're not really working you're still "at work" so...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-29-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By NormalDan
Yeah I got a bit of this mentality going into 6...

Yeah I got a bit of this mentality going into 6 from colleagues. It's a load of BS. I feel pretty good about this past sitting, fingers crossed I won't take it again, but it's definitely possible to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-29-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,555
Posted By NormalDan
I'd go with option 1. I'd be cynical about the...

I'd go with option 1. I'd be cynical about the exam support promises at options 2 and 3 and how quickly you get through the exams while attaining useful experience is going to be the biggest if not...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-26-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
Yeah I did a whole pessimistic, realistic,...

Yeah I did a whole pessimistic, realistic, optimistic review for exam 5 and even that was pretty fuzzy. I don't think I'm going to bother with this exam, unless I answer exactly as the TIA guy does I...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-26-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
:iatp: Felt super lucky on that one too...

:iatp:

Felt super lucky on that one too because I reviewed the change in PHS normality lines just before the exam
Forum: General Actuarial 10-24-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,783
Posted By NormalDan
Careful, the SOA might respond with "How many...

Careful, the SOA might respond with "How many lights do you see?"
Forum: Sports 10-24-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By NormalDan
People at baseball games cheer??

People at baseball games cheer??
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
What's the role of the states for the Terrorism...

What's the role of the states for the Terrorism Risk Act? And kinda BSed the goals a bit
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
Pretty confident i is no impact until next BS...

Pretty confident i is no impact until next BS date.

For ii I similarly said no impact until next BS date but may warrant a disclosure if deemed material, was less certain about that one but I...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
I'd certainly argue that's a valid response based...

I'd certainly argue that's a valid response based on how they've been inconsistent in grading it, perhaps citing that previous exam problem alongside
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
Yeah I know the problems you're referring to....

Yeah I know the problems you're referring to. Ended up noting "assume you want us to take into account DTA" and then included it :lol:
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
Agreed, but you had to infer the U/W income based...

Agreed, but you had to infer the U/W income based on the change in PHS
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
IIRC I got something close to this, except for b...

IIRC I got something close to this, except for b I think you have to include DTA on the -50 unrealized capital gains so you get an uneven result
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
I wrote out that I assumed it wasn't included in...

I wrote out that I assumed it wasn't included in the L+LAE reserves since it was broken out, else it seems attempting to mislead to a ridiculous level
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-24-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,114
Posted By NormalDan
Yeah I did this but assumed that didn't include...

Yeah I did this but assumed that didn't include the capital gains tax, so I did 98 + 129 - 72
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