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Forum: Diversions 12-14-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
Isn't there a restaurant in LA that takes pride...

Isn't there a restaurant in LA that takes pride in hosting after-parties for the after-life?
Forum: General Actuarial 12-13-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
:iatp: :tup:

:iatp: :tup:
Forum: Professional Surveys 12-13-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
#digits + 2 seconds (I have two tokens - one is...

#digits + 2 seconds (I have two tokens - one is 8 digits; the other is 6.)

Any later than that and I feel rushed and therefore am prone to make errors.

EDIT: The above rule assumes a countdown...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-12-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
...and I had version B.

...and I had version B.
Forum: Diversions 12-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
Animals and individuals' careers still don't...

Animals and individuals' careers still don't count, correct? :D
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Quinquennial Survey Question

So, I got the link to the CAS Quinquennial Survey.

One of the questions on the survey (or at least my version of the survey; I think there are at least two) asks about the modes by which we get...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-08-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 439
Right idea, wrong attack. Japan attacked...

Right idea, wrong attack.

Japan attacked British Indian and ANZAC forces at Kota Bharu, Malaya several hours before the attack on Pearl Harbor, AND it wasn't a sneak attack. They knew what was...
Forum: Diversions 12-06-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
Jael Strauss:...

Jael Strauss: https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/04/entertainment/jael-strauss-dead/index.html

(*sigh* I was going to put her as my #1 tragic pick for 2019.)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-04-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 654
Has something come along to replace the...

Has something come along to replace the fun/disturbing bits of Craigslist?
Forum: Diversions 12-04-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
So did I. :frummie: (I'm traveling the week...

So did I. :frummie:

(I'm traveling the week before and week of Christmas. I figured I'd better get a head start on making my list.)
Forum: Diversions 12-04-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
Not currently. Consider how long Zsa Zsa was on...

Not currently. Consider how long Zsa Zsa was on almost everybody's list.

(We're making a list / checking it twice / gonna find out....)
Forum: Diversions 12-04-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
Personally, I'm hoping he makes it another month.

Personally, I'm hoping he makes it another month.
Forum: Diversions 12-03-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
https://www.pazimbabwe.com/zimbabwe-49442-breaking...

https://www.pazimbabwe.com/zimbabwe-49442-breaking-news-robert-mugabe-in-a-coma-rushed-to-hospital.html
Forum: General Actuarial 12-03-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 180,095
A couple of possibilities: Data from...

A couple of possibilities:


Data from sub-15 year career associates is somewhat thin
Are Canadians more likely to stop at ACAS as they shift to not-strictly-actuarial roles due to local...
Forum: Diversions 12-03-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
Honestly, I was creeped out with my performance...

Honestly, I was creeped out with my performance in 2016. I thought for a while I was going to have to start wearing a black hooded robe and carry a sickle.

I'm content with where I am in the...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 823
This is where Microsoft having an implementation...

This is where Microsoft having an implementation of R, and having its own alternative repository to CRAN (MRAN) can be useful.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 11-20-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
"We only give discounts for..." / "we never...

"We only give discounts for..." / "we never surcharge for...." almost always are code words for "we start with a higher base rate".
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 11-20-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Here's an old Reddit thread on Root:...

Here's an old Reddit thread on Root: https://www.reddit.com/r/personalfinance/comments/7tb4em/root_car_insurance_how_legit_is_it/
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 11-20-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
I think most of the current crop of the...

I think most of the current crop of the mileage-based insurers are relying on telematic and smartphone data too, because...well, why not?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 11-20-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
I suspect that those most familiar with UBI are...

I suspect that those most familiar with UBI are constrained in their ability to discuss it openly.

(Hopefully you're set to not use your phone while in the car, or at least to constrain yourself...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-19-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 180,095
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-19-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
In case you're wondering, the link goes to a WSJ...

In case you're wondering, the link goes to a WSJ article dated 31 October:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/no-experience-no-problem-private-equity-lures-newbie-bankers-with-300-000-offers-1540998554
Forum: Diversions 11-16-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 26,396
Cue the "Bring out your dead!" scene from Monty...

Cue the "Bring out your dead!" scene from Monty Python's Holy Grail....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-15-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 960
I haven't gone under the bridge to check.

I haven't gone under the bridge to check.
Forum: General Actuarial 11-15-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 180,095
I'm not at all concerned about relaying notes /...

I'm not at all concerned about relaying notes / live-blogging open meetings, although in my efforts I've made a conscious effort to try to be objective in my transcriptions/write-up...or at least...
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