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Forum: Sports Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 78,230
Posted By Westley
Yeah, would like a bit more explanation from VA...

Yeah, would like a bit more explanation from VA on how that's considered "passive". Does he have to shoot bad police officers o be considered active? Jump in front of guns while wearing a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-13-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Westley
Pretty good summary by act_123 if you are looking...

Pretty good summary by act_123 if you are looking at most commercial lines. Pricing for large accounts is very different tho.

Would add that his final statement is key. Predictive modeling for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-13-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Westley
Or who can do it themselves but they need/value...

Or who can do it themselves but they need/value an outside view. The rest of your post was good too imo.



Early in your career, I think it's relatively easy to go either way. Later, less so....
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-13-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 745
Posted By Westley
Did not know that was an actual thing. I have...

Did not know that was an actual thing. I have vivid memories of my next-door grandma calling us on certain days in the winter and telling us that it was too cold/windy/snowy for her to go out, but...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-12-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 745
Posted By Westley
Curious in what ways you follow this in your...

Curious in what ways you follow this in your personal life...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By Westley
I would guess at least some of them are so...

I would guess at least some of them are so annoyed with those clowns that the "reply all" asking to be taken off the list was intentional. That recruiter does not allow you to unsubscribe from their...
Forum: Sports 12-12-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 78,230
Posted By Westley
XFL coming back in 2020?

XFL coming back in 2020?
Forum: Sports 12-11-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 25,112
Posted By Westley
NASA never made it to the moon; they did make it...

NASA never made it to the moon; they did make it to the smoon, tho.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-11-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,731
Posted By Westley
Mostly agree here. However, nothing wrong with...

Mostly agree here. However, nothing wrong with having a discussion of future expectations before accepting - if they tell you that you can expect +25% when you start managing projects on your own,...
Forum: Sports 12-10-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 78,230
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I feel like DQ is discussing a different...

Yeah, I feel like DQ is discussing a different play. You mean the offensive PI on Goedert (sp?) right? One of the worst calls I've seen in a while.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-10-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,097
Posted By Westley
You disagree with 1) liking that it's...

You disagree with

1) liking that it's non-religious; or
2) not favoring Christianity or Buddhism or Islam means it can be considered non-religious; or
3) the claim that it doesn't favor...
Forum: Sports 12-10-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 78,230
Posted By Westley
SportsCenter had this stat: Since 2013, the Pats...

SportsCenter had this stat: Since 2013, the Pats have 5 losses in the state of Massachusetts (against 45 wins), and 6 losses in the state of Florida (against 2 wins).

But this was an ending to...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-07-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,097
Posted By Westley
Seems like I'm the only person who thinks this...

Seems like I'm the only person who thinks this show is "pretty good". For the people who love it so much, do you agree that the plot is weak (almost nonsensical), and you just look past that? I think...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-07-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By Westley
lol Well, the analysis is based on the...

lol



Well, the analysis is based on the results of six companies that volunteered to be part of a study on top-grading, so seems likely to be a large and robust, unbiased sample IMO
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-04-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,555
Views: 200,392
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I think it's way more complicated than...

Yeah, I think it's way more complicated than that. If you sell (and pay 15%) and then it drops 15% and you buy back in, then returns to the current level, you're net zero in terms of your portfolio,...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-04-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By Westley
Great post. OP, this plus your surplus...

Great post. OP, this plus your surplus reinsurance post both make me wonder what you're doing; of course that's not my business, but it does sound like you're dabbling in a few areas where you have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By Westley
I have seen it done on a part-time basis. Not...

I have seen it done on a part-time basis. Not sure how successful the people were, but you wouldn't be the first.

I like DTNF's advice.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,020
Posted By Westley
I'm all about loyalty. In fact, I feel like part...

I'm all about loyalty. In fact, I feel like part of what I'm being paid for here is my loyalty. But if there were somewhere else that valued loyalty more highly...

I'm going wherever they value...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By Westley
I mean, you can try NOT listening to the recruits...

I mean, you can try NOT listening to the recruits and see how that works. Havenít seen a recruiter try that strategy, so maybe report back to us on that if you decide to go that route.
Forum: Sports 12-04-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,781
Posted By Westley
Urban Meyer gone. Wow. Anybody see that coming?

Urban Meyer gone. Wow. Anybody see that coming?
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By Westley
There are a few. Generally, the skills to be an...

There are a few. Generally, the skills to be an actuary and the skills to be a recruiter are not similar. The recruiters get paid more like 1/4 of annual salary, but most of the jobs are relatively...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-03-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,945
Posted By Westley
Glad to get updates, since the CAS seems to be...

Glad to get updates, since the CAS seems to be consistent in having me on the last batch of emails.
Forum: Sports 12-03-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 78,230
Posted By Westley
Yeah, I'm finding "One guy said something bad...

Yeah, I'm finding "One guy said something bad after he left the team" and "here's what I picture based purely on my own expectations with no underlying info" to be less than compelling. Not saying...
Forum: Sports 12-03-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 78,230
Posted By Westley
Not familiar with neg stories about Rodgers,...

Not familiar with neg stories about Rodgers, anything in particular you're referring to?

Anybody that can bring Danica Patrick to cheer for our team has my vote.
Forum: Sports 12-03-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 78,230
Posted By Westley
Can't remember the last time a coach was fired...

Can't remember the last time a coach was fired mid-season, and now twice this year. Am I mis-remembering and maybe it happens more than I realize?
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