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Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-10-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
Found a test centre that still offers 7, though...

Found a test centre that still offers 7, though it's 202km away from home. Maybe I'll book a hotel near the test centre the day before, but I'm not even sure if hotel still opens during covid lol
Forum: Professional Surveys 07-10-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By trueblade
I've emailed CAS for options, Thanks. Also I...

I've emailed CAS for options, Thanks. Also I found something that's 202km away that still has a spot. That will probably be my last resort. lol
Forum: Professional Surveys 07-10-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By trueblade
I won't. Even if I want to gamble, my boss won't...

I won't. Even if I want to gamble, my boss won't let me lol
Forum: Professional Surveys 07-09-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By trueblade
I'm screwed, can't find any available test centre...

I'm screwed, can't find any available test centre within a radius of 80km from where I live. Sure it's not as bad as someone out there who needs to travel 300km to take a test, but it's still pretty...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-09-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
Same here, the nearest site that offers exam 7 is...

Same here, the nearest site that offers exam 7 is in US for me. I have to either cross the broader to take the exam or travel longer to another test center in Canada. lol

Am I screwed
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-08-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By trueblade
Well there are two things, travel time record and...

Well there are two things, travel time record and the youngest fellow record.

For the latter, since we have Roy Ju who got FSA before graduation, I'd like to see someone who gets FCAS while still...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-08-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
He's not alone. If you are in a data sciency role...

He's not alone. If you are in a data sciency role (R&D or even personal line pricing), you build and run fancy machine learning models in Python or R, and produce reports in HTML using R markdown....
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-05-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
Venter Stupid question: Why is adjusted SSE...

Venter

Stupid question: Why is adjusted SSE defined as SSE/(n-p)^2, but not SSE/(n-p). The latter makes more sense to me since it's just the RSE (Residual Standard Error) squared.

I couldn't...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-04-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 64,933
Posted By trueblade
(CAS outsmart SOA once again, the decision to...

(CAS outsmart SOA once again, the decision to cancel the Spring exam absolutely makes sense.)

Come on SOA, everyone in their right mind knows the in person exam is not happening. Why the wait lol
Forum: Software & Technology 07-02-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25,792
Views: 6,797,447
Posted By trueblade
Having only played bloodborne for 1 hour and gave...

Having only played bloodborne for 1 hour and gave up, can't even imagine games like DS or Sekiro. You guys must have superhuman reflexes or something.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-02-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
It's an antique. This book was published on...

It's an antique. This book was published on Jan.1, 1656.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-01-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 15,540
Posted By trueblade
I'm thinking about taking a two week break....

I'm thinking about taking a two week break. Hopefully by then CAS will make it clear if the fall sitting will be converted to CBT or not
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-27-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 15,540
Posted By trueblade
Canadian company here, we are known to be...

Canadian company here, we are known to be extremely conservative :lol:
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-24-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 15,540
Posted By trueblade
winter 2021 the earliest, according to my boss

winter 2021 the earliest, according to my boss
Forum: Software & Technology 06-22-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25,792
Views: 6,797,447
Posted By trueblade
The gameplay is exactly the same, but SNES...

The gameplay is exactly the same, but SNES Classic upscales games from their 240p resolution to 720p which makes them look great on the HD TV.

When I said play more perfectly, I meant when you...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-21-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25,792
Views: 6,797,447
Posted By trueblade
I did TLOU and its DLC a while ago and it's a...

I did TLOU and its DLC a while ago and it's a 8/10 game for me. Not a huge fan of survival horror games in general, but I did like Naughty dog's storytelling.

I'm more looking forwarding to ND's...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-21-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25,792
Views: 6,797,447
Posted By trueblade
Check Amazon to see if you can get one of these....

Check Amazon to see if you can get one of these. When the super NES classic came out, I literally skipped work and lined up 4 hours in rain to get it.
The built-in games are legit and they look and...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-18-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25,792
Views: 6,797,447
Posted By trueblade
Persona 4 Golden is on Steam Bought this...

Persona 4 Golden is on Steam

Bought this game twice on PS Vita (digital and physical), about to buy it again and gift it to friends
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-18-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
Didn't go through all the replies, but here's how...

Didn't go through all the replies, but here's how I interpret it (the idea is from TIA)

CC method:

R = Prem * ELR * [G(x trunc) - G(x)] =>
R = Prem * ELR * G(x trunc)* [1 - G(x)/G(x trunc)]...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-16-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
Some other considerations: 1) How many...

Some other considerations:

1) How many people on your team are doubling up exams? If everyone else is doubling up and you are the only who is not doing so, would you be handling all their work? If...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-15-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
Wow, Congrats :tup:

Wow, Congrats :tup:
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-15-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,607
Posted By trueblade
On a serious note, I'm good where I am. In light...

On a serious note, I'm good where I am. In light of recent events, I feel safe in Canada and wouldn't want to move anywhere outside my country.

FAANG's Canadian office only pays about 20% more...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-15-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 117,111
Posted By trueblade
Hopefully we're able to take the exam in fall. I...

Hopefully we're able to take the exam in fall. I just had a dream that the fall exam got cancelled again and it got me worried lol
Forum: Professional Surveys 06-14-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,785
Posted By trueblade
It will be interesting to see the 2021 poll ...

It will be interesting to see the 2021 poll

Expect more ppl will get <0% (due to AON & WTW merge?)
Forum: Software & Technology 06-13-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25,792
Views: 6,797,447
Posted By trueblade
Wow, but how? by having 120 platinum trophies lol?

Wow, but how? by having 120 platinum trophies lol?
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