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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:34 PM
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Posted By therealsylvos
I had a philosophy professor who said "Try...

I had a philosophy professor who said "Try telling your wife you 'don't not love her' and see how that works out for you."
Forum: MAS-I Yesterday, 05:54 PM
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Posted By therealsylvos
Curious why you're going down the CAS route. CAS...

Curious why you're going down the CAS route. CAS exams are more statistical I guess, but most actuaries working with investments at banks are likely taking/took SOA exams.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,042
Posted By therealsylvos
There's a lot of very non-useless information on...

There's a lot of very non-useless information on 9. Sure, memorizing Panning's formula is a waste of brain space, but it still makes you understand the driver's of Franchise value, which is...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Yesterday, 03:21 PM
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Posted By therealsylvos
:shrug: Cookbook is very good. CF videos are...

:shrug:

Cookbook is very good. CF videos are ok, but more as a review than anything else.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By therealsylvos
The material feels a lot more useless imo. Some...

The material feels a lot more useless imo. Some formulas are really too long and probably not testable, but some other long formulas are :shrug:

Source material isn't great, but neither are the...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,881
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Posted By therealsylvos
https://media.giphy.com/media/nrkTl7Y1uT4yI/giphy....

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Forum: Software & Technology 06-17-2019, 03:49 PM
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Posted By therealsylvos
grant us eyes imo

grant us eyes imo
Forum: Software & Technology 06-17-2019, 03:48 PM
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Posted By therealsylvos
Quite a few bosses are parryable. Rule of thumb...

Quite a few bosses are parryable. Rule of thumb is the really huge monsters can't be parried, but the smaller guys can.

The pistol has a wider parry window than the blunderbuss though, which makes...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,042
Posted By therealsylvos
Annoyed that we have to wait a whole year, but...

Annoyed that we have to wait a whole year, but also grateful I have no exam to study for this summer for the first time in nearly a decade. Ideal would be starting in 2020 they offer everything twice...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 03:16 PM
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Posted By therealsylvos
I got a 4. High pass mark makes sense. I also...

I got a 4. High pass mark makes sense. I also screwed up significant chunks of the IQ. If they graded that harshly and were stingy with partial credit, then that would explain a lot of it.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By therealsylvos
Yea, 4 as well. Somewhat a relief actually, since...

Yea, 4 as well. Somewhat a relief actually, since I left probably like 4 easy points on the board due to stupid mistakes / time pressure. A 5 would have felt like a swift kick in the nuts. A 4 just...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,042
Posted By therealsylvos
Really anxious to get my score report back. I...

Really anxious to get my score report back. I know a few different areas where I screwed up, and some places I can improve. But pretty sure I lost points somewhere I thought I did ok on.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-17-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 187,530
Posted By therealsylvos
Highly recommend. CC is why I passed 9 last year...

Highly recommend. CC is why I passed 9 last year imo.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,042
Posted By therealsylvos
Usually by the end of this week, beginning of...

Usually by the end of this week, beginning of next IIRC.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:51 PM
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Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
Will be interesting to see where I screwed up....

Will be interesting to see where I screwed up. There are a few questions where I know I did, but there must be some other question that I thought I did ok on where I got very little credit.
Forum: MAS-I 06-17-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 122,352
Posted By therealsylvos
Click on the print button by your grade report.

Click on the print button by your grade report.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-17-2019, 02:45 PM
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Posted By therealsylvos
Yes

Yes
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:42 PM
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Views: 2,042
Posted By therealsylvos
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
We go agane next year. I have a better idea of...

We go agane next year. I have a better idea of how to prepare, need to crush it next time.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
Results are out. Fail :(

Results are out. Fail :(
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
Why do they do this to us? Purely sadism?

Why do they do this to us? Purely sadism?
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
Our records indicate that no grade report is...

Our records indicate that no grade report is currently available.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
CAS pls

CAS pls
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
I can't breathe

I can't breathe
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-17-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 181,441
Posted By therealsylvos
Cas don't do this to me. It's 2, just release the...

Cas don't do this to me. It's 2, just release the ****ing thing.
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