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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-09-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 68
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Views: 1,669
Posted By dumples
If you don't have a basin wrench then this job...

If you don't have a basin wrench then this job will be significantly harder to do. They aren't expensive, but they're pretty single purpose tools. You might be able to do it with a crescent wrench...
Forum: Software & Technology 10-25-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,996
Posted By dumples
I agree, this is very entertaining. The only...

I agree, this is very entertaining. The only thing that I have to contribute is that ~12 years ago I needed a ProductIf formula and I used a sumproduct with LN's and EXP's. That was as clever as...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-25-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By dumples
I don't think this is going to be the cause of...

I don't think this is going to be the cause of your problem, but

Set appOutlook = CreateObject("outlook.application")

shouldn't be part of the loop.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-16-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,834
Posted By dumples
I have a Pacifica. I would recommend it. ...

I have a Pacifica. I would recommend it. Battery version doesn't let you put the seats in the floor, so I didn't go for that. Skylight version didn't let you seat 8, so I didn't get that. I think...
Forum: Sports 01-03-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,875
Posted By dumples
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqdNe8u-Jsg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqdNe8u-Jsg
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By dumples
Your code is early binding - you use statements...

Your code is early binding - you use statements like

Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
set rs = new ADODB.Recordset

Late binding would be

Dim rs as Object
set rs = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,781
Posted By dumples
I was previously 18-24 months, but I have a 2...

I was previously 18-24 months, but I have a 2 year old nexus 6P and I don't see much reason to upgrade. New phones aren't that exciting.

(I replaced the battery recently)
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By dumples
If you google late binding vs early binding in...

If you google late binding vs early binding in vba, there's some good stuff out the re to read. When Developing things, it's a lot easier to use early binding because it gives you suggestions when...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By dumples
Here's some code that I've written: ...

Here's some code that I've written:

sqlPerform is for executing sql statements without something being returned. The SQL input can be multiple statements which I split with "Chr(3)"
...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 10-20-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By dumples
Another valid way to answer this question would...

Another valid way to answer this question would be to calculate the mu(i) for the original model and use that as an offset in the new model

g(μ) = ln(μ) = β0+ β1X(1,i) 1+ ln(mu(i))

in this...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 10-19-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By dumples
You are including the information about the...

You are including the information about the coefficients of the prior model as predictors in the new model. Adding them as offsets does force the model to use a coefficient of 1.

Prior to 2016...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 10-19-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,128
Posted By dumples
Can anyone point to a place where this method of...

Can anyone point to a place where this method of generating expected reported loss is outlined in the text of the syllabus? Are they really introducing new material in step 3 of an excel case study?...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-19-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By dumples
Not trying to be a jerk, but it would take me...

Not trying to be a jerk, but it would take me longer to put it here than it would take for you to google "Excel VBA CopyFromRecordSet example"
Forum: Software & Technology 09-18-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By dumples
The range object in Excel VBA has a function...

The range object in Excel VBA has a function called CopyFromRecordset which will replace all of this

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-12-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,329
Posted By dumples
Setting aside the non danger to harming yourself,...

Setting aside the non danger to harming yourself, you could harm the HVAC system if you were to do a hot swap. There are fuses to prevent major damage, but as a landlord - I don't want to have to...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-06-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By dumples
Looking up is much more efficient than summing up.

Looking up is much more efficient than summing up.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-25-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 214,100
Posted By dumples
https://www.boston.com/cars/car-news/2017/08/25/ex...

https://www.boston.com/cars/car-news/2017/08/25/expert-self-driving-trucks-threaten-jobs

Not sure if innumeracy or my own pedanticism, but no deaths occur during the first half of life.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By dumples
If you use these as array functions you can get...

If you use these as array functions you can get multiple parameters returned with one calculation cycle.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-15-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By dumples
Inserted into what? (an email body, an email...

Inserted into what? (an email body, an email subject, a note, a calendar item body, calendar item subject)
Forum: Sports 04-04-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,460
Posted By dumples
As someone who is not a golfer, why was she...

As someone who is not a golfer, why was she picking up her golf ball to begin with?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-06-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 64,314
Posted By dumples
I want to know what is stopping someone from...

I want to know what is stopping someone from making a tv commercial uses those words to just order the product.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 134,361
Posted By dumples
https://xkcd.com/966/

https://xkcd.com/966/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-25-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,904
Posted By dumples
Can't you just unplug the LED's? They are...

Can't you just unplug the LED's? They are unlikely to be interfere if they're off.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,189
Posted By dumples
Thin grout lines will be easier to keep clean and...

Thin grout lines will be easier to keep clean and looking nice. Dark grout also easier to keep clean. My SIL did light grout on her floor, it greyed in the places where they walk and is still...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-29-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By dumples
Do you own or rent? If you rent, talk to your...

Do you own or rent? If you rent, talk to your landlord. As a landlord, I would want a say in who is working on my property.
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