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Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-01-2018, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Liar
I'm still waiting for a parametric model that you...

I'm still waiting for a parametric model that you used to model Kavanaugh's credibility.

Also, while actuaries do try to model human behavior, they are almost always wrong and most don't even know...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-01-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 77,959
Posted By Liar
It's a discussion we need to have, whether you...

It's a discussion we need to have, whether you think it's interesting or not.

Fluid intelligence is the best predictor of performance in any sophisticated task.

I've met many <120 IQ academic...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-01-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 77,959
Posted By Liar
Before, I've stated that the actuarial exams are...

Before, I've stated that the actuarial exams are so pointless because the people taking them just memorize and they don't understand. the material

Glad to see that I'm being proven right (Again)....
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-01-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 77,959
Posted By Liar
This sounds like the biggest load of crap on par...

This sounds like the biggest load of crap on par with what most economists come up with. This is /r/iamverysmart tier

You can't model human behavior with mathematics.
But go ahead. I'd love to...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-01-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 77,959
Posted By Liar
Oh really? Care to tell me what I was arguing for...

Oh really? Care to tell me what I was arguing for then?
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-01-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 77,959
Posted By Liar
Specifically in the Kavanaugh thread, where was I...

Specifically in the Kavanaugh thread, where was I lying?

Are you really saying that either side has credible evidence for his/her accusation?
Why is it that you automatically assume that the...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-01-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 77,959
Posted By Liar
Sounds like blatant Soviet-style censorship. ...

Sounds like blatant Soviet-style censorship.

Can you tell me how my posts in the Kavanaugh thread are "trolling"? My arguments against Ford are non-partisan.

The main message in my posts is...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
Last year, I believe there were 11 or 12. The...

Last year, I believe there were 11 or 12. The year before that 13. It's been dropping every year.

The SOA and CAS are in a pickle here. It's obvious they're threatened by the rise of data science...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
The retiree health benefit and mortality...

The retiree health benefit and mortality improvement sections are all discrete time series.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
I know it's difficult for older people to admit...

I know it's difficult for older people to admit that younger people have it harder than they do, so I forgive you.

Growing up, you probably couldn't imagine that there exists people who study 24/7...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
And I passed them when they were harder than when...

And I passed them when they were harder than when you took them.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
I one-shotted all my exams, except MFE, which I...

I one-shotted all my exams, except MFE, which I didn't study for on my first attempt.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
It's true. He showed me his bruises. This is...

It's true. He showed me his bruises.

This is what I'm talking about when I say older actuaries don't understand just how hard it is these days. They never had to compete against people who study...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
You think the difficulty is going to flatline...

You think the difficulty is going to flatline from here on out?
I'm not trying to brag about how hard we younger actuarial candidates have it, because the candidates from 2028 will have it even...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
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Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
In terms of difficulty: Post-2017...

In terms of difficulty:


Post-2017 Fellowship Exams >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Post-2017 Pre-lims >>>> Pre-2000 Fellowship Exams >>>>>>>>>> 2000-2017 Fellowship Exams >>>>>>>>>>>> Pre-2000 Prelims...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
This is incorrect. This was true for a long time,...

This is incorrect. This was true for a long time, especially during 2000-2017 which had the easiest and shortest exams, but starting 2017, the exams have gotten enormously more difficult. I would not...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
But why? It just seems so ridiculous that so...

But why?

It just seems so ridiculous that so many job rankings come to the same conclusion unless there's some conspiracy happening behind the scenes.

We need a full audit on the bank accounts...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-30-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,306
Posted By Liar
Job Market Contracting

Actuarial Science was ranked as the "most valuable college major" recently, but do the rankers actually know what they're talking about?

This year's ASNY career fair has the fewest companies ever...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-17-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 100,175
Posted By Liar
I've looked at past exams. The questions seem...

I've looked at past exams. The questions seem very straight-forward and doable by people with average IQs who study a lot.

LTAM requires you to be a genius to pass. The questions are not...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-17-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 100,175
Posted By Liar
LTAM >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Course 5 +...

LTAM >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Course 5 + 6
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-17-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 100,175
Posted By Liar
I don't know how anyone can honestly believe this...

I don't know how anyone can honestly believe this unless they're trying to protect their egos.

Today's pool of candidates are significantly stronger than the ones from 20 years back. Even as the...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-17-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 100,175
Posted By Liar
Fixed.

Fixed.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-17-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 100,175
Posted By Liar
This is a bit of an exaggeration, but I do feel...

This is a bit of an exaggeration, but I do feel that the exams require significantly higher IQs to pass now.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-17-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,908
Posted By Liar
No walls = money saved. Better get used to...

No walls = money saved.

Better get used to it. Companies are vicious when it comes to cutting cost.
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