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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-23-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By |B|rad
Gros Michel, imo

Gros Michel, imo
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 03-20-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 885
Posted By |B|rad
Duck Tales...

Duck Tales (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMU2NwaaXEA)
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 03-19-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By |B|rad
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Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 03-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By |B|rad
Should it not be (1/2 * 6 * 6) / (12 * 12)? It's...

Should it not be (1/2 * 6 * 6) / (12 * 12)? It's a triangle and a square, not a square and a square.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-18-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,748
Posted By |B|rad
are you set to 31 posts per page? that would...

are you set to 31 posts per page? that would explain how you missed the already-posted answer
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-26-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,437
Posted By |B|rad
My recollection is that there is more math in...

My recollection is that there is more math in Mean Girls than in Good Will Hunting.

Both are great.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-14-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,283
Posted By |B|rad
Followup: Twitter isn't real. I don't recommend...

Followup: Twitter isn't real. I don't recommend caring about what randos say on there.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-14-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,283
Posted By |B|rad
Obviously the dude is the a-hole. This...

Obviously the dude is the a-hole.



This seems like bait to catch a mansplainer. But clearly the twitter person is a troll.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-10-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,092
Posted By |B|rad
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Forum: CAS Exams - General 02-06-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By |B|rad
I registered for a fellowship exam in Portland,...

I registered for a fellowship exam in Portland, ME once. CAS emailed me later that the exam site didn't want to proctor for me, so I had to pick a new spot.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-05-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By |B|rad
My own take is that thread-deleters have a lot of...

My own take is that thread-deleters have a lot of ego tied up in how smart they are and are trying to cover up what they perceive to be contrary evidence.

"I asked a question because I didn't know...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-24-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,219
Posted By |B|rad
Any [adjective]-legged is pronounced "LEH ged"...

Any [adjective]-legged is pronounced "LEH ged" for me.

Cross-legged
Long-legged
Eight-legged
Bow-legged
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-21-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14,567
Views: 1,446,428
Posted By |B|rad
Regarding the Audible Challenge -- here's my...

Regarding the Audible Challenge -- here's my timeline:

2019-??-?? - Cancelled Audible membership
2019-12-09 - Started I Contain Multitudes
2020-01-02 - Finished I Contain Multitudes
2020-01-03...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-09-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 49,938
Posted By |B|rad
I'm at about the 60% mark on the Skyward...

I'm at about the 60% mark on the Skyward audiobook, having started last Friday. Really enjoying it so far, though there are things about the main character that I find unrealistic and frustrating,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-06-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,069
Posted By |B|rad
Godspeed, Santo. :bighug:

Godspeed, Santo. :bighug:
Forum: General Actuarial 01-03-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,863
Posted By |B|rad
Actuarial is a *specialized* field, unlike the...

Actuarial is a *specialized* field, unlike the others you listed.

For a fair comparison, you either need to ask "how many immigration lawyers are there in the US? How many psychiatrists are...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-31-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14,567
Views: 1,446,428
Posted By |B|rad
I would very much prefer that he give up on the...

I would very much prefer that he give up on the main series and churn out like five more Dunk & Egg novellas. Show me what happened at Summerhall.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-26-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By |B|rad
My wife and I binged the show in two days. ...

My wife and I binged the show in two days.

Honestly, the show is not good. Geralt is a fun character and Cavill was an excellent choice to portray him. The show moves too fast and is too shallow,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-17-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By |B|rad
Pretty sure it's both. You can get a scholarship...

Pretty sure it's both. You can get a scholarship through connections, or you can get one from your university if they offer it. I think there was a third option, too.

When I was that age, there...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-06-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,725
Posted By |B|rad
For me, superscripts are reserved for exponents...

For me, superscripts are reserved for exponents only. Instinctively, L^G is L to the G power. Subscripts are the preferred place for identifiers.

I'm not the sort of person who reads a lot of...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-05-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,725
Posted By |B|rad
For the OP: 1. Your first step was to...

For the OP:

1. Your first step was to develop a notation system. How many people did you work with to develop this, and how diverse were their backgrounds? An individual effort is unlikely to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,075
Posted By |B|rad
Disagree. If I was describing my ideal...

Disagree.

If I was describing my ideal co-worker, neither "loyal" nor "unambitious" would make the cut.
Forum: General Actuarial 11-19-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,943
Posted By |B|rad
Did Vince go on to ProFootballOutpost and ask "if...

Did Vince go on to ProFootballOutpost and ask "if I am horrendous at athletic stuff and better at memorizing the playbook, what are my chances of making an NFL team?"

If he did then I really like...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-24-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14,567
Views: 1,446,428
Posted By |B|rad
First post half a year, and you dug up an MPC...

First post half a year, and you dug up an MPC post about Dickens from July to respond to with a rant about... what exactly?
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-15-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By |B|rad
It's pretty nice living rent-free in your head. ...

It's pretty nice living rent-free in your head. I was wondering if you ever stop thinking about me, but I guess the proof is here for anyone to see.

I'm stopping for groceries later. Let me know...
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