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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-09-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,227
Views: 489,295
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
So why NOT take an ordinary mushroom and 3d print...

So why NOT take an ordinary mushroom and 3d print a web of cyanobacteria and then squeeze on top of that a sort of cinnamon bun swirl of graphene... For science!!!

I mean to produce electricity. ...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-06-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,684
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Cross-Com...

https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Cross-Computer-Control-Windows/dp/B071Z8RZHG

Nice mouse for you excel junkies that want a HORIZONTAL scroll wheel.

Yeah that's what I said.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-04-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 990
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
We were soundly asleep and then the baby threw up...

We were soundly asleep and then the baby threw up on my wife and asked "WHAT HAPPENED???!!!" Thought of you na.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 11-03-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,100
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
You mention this often. Again, the answer is not...

You mention this often. Again, the answer is not that real-estate is a good investment. It's not. It's just high-risk. The answer is that renting is expensive in the long run. If you're...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-03-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23,920
Views: 5,535,071
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Depends a lot on what you need it for IMO. ...

Depends a lot on what you need it for IMO. Getting a laptop to sit on your desk and try to play 4k racing games and shooters is a terrible idea.

But if you like strategy and RPGs and indy games,...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-02-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23,920
Views: 5,535,071
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Nah, decide how much you want to spend and then...

Nah, decide how much you want to spend and then look online for deals. Here's a decent starting suggestion:
...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-02-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,094
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
To me it meant premiums with commissions...

To me it meant premiums with commissions included. So I did nothing.

(after rereading 10 times and scratching my head and throwing the test booklet against the wall.)
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-02-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,094
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
There were 3 that looked borderline to me-- ...

There were 3 that looked borderline to me--
Overpayment, Fraud, and Electronic Health Records.
I dropped overpayment and fraud, but kept electronic health records.

(I'm not 100% sure why we need...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-01-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,094
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
OH. Shoot. Must have skimmed right over that. ...

OH. Shoot. Must have skimmed right over that. Makes sense Darn.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-01-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,094
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
OH finally dumb question-- what was with the 2nd...

OH finally dumb question-- what was with the 2nd APBO question in the morning?

Something about the plan changing, so prior service I assume?

But I couldn't think of any way to calculate the new...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-01-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,094
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:iatp: Yeah. One of them was major,...

:iatp:


Yeah. One of them was major, which had a deductible, copay, and coinsurance all at the same time. I think I randomly said the deductible overlapped the copay but that's obviously wrong....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-01-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,066
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Disagree. I used to figure development was...

Disagree. I used to figure development was inversely proportional to age, but I changed my mind when dealing with an actual baby. They're just too dumb to get much out of the time they're with you....
Forum: Software & Technology 10-30-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23,920
Views: 5,535,071
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
$1k is probably enough to max settings on...

$1k is probably enough to max settings on fortnite and rocketleague. Maybe $1.5k if you want to be comfortably ahead of the curve with some 4k stuff.

He can probably do an okay job of building...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-29-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,504
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Dried cranberries, dump in garbage, replace with...

Dried cranberries, dump in garbage, replace with fresh grapes.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-27-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,293
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
This is just not true. During the recession I...

This is just not true. During the recession I came here with my prelims and a bunch of programming skills, and explicitly asked if anyone would consider hiring me at a discount.

No takers. The...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-27-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Is it a bunch of sumifs? You can optimize in...

Is it a bunch of sumifs?
You can optimize in Excel if you want. Though the whole thing might not even open if it's truly gigantic.

I'd suggest adding a SQL query that is defined with excel...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-24-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
GO STUDY

Thread to be used both as a reminder, and procrastishitposting.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-23-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Depends a lot on your assets and skills...

Depends a lot on your assets and skills shadowrunner. Do you have a computer? How are your programming skills? How about a katana or an uzi? Do you have funds for major cybernetic enhancements? ...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-23-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 284,628
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Waymo has contracts with Pacifica and Jaguar for...

Waymo has contracts with Pacifica and Jaguar for 80k cars, so they should be covered for a while.

DC sounds like a rough city to learn in. Lots of weird turns, 6 way intersections, double lane...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-22-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 995
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah tda, I care a lot about your feelings, but...

Yeah tda, I care a lot about your feelings, but If I'm late for a meeting with my boss's boss's boss then I will knock your cube the **** over.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 10-20-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,996
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yes-- it seems Rule #1 of studying is breadth...

Yes-- it seems Rule #1 of studying is breadth over depth.

The flash cards are the length of an average novel, so of course there's no point in trying to dig deeper.

I agree that smaller exams...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 10-20-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,200
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I mentioned this thread to my wife because we had...

I mentioned this thread to my wife because we had a roommate pretty obsessed with weird diets and home remedies. Some of which clearly worked-- he went from pudgy to very strong by doing things like...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 10-20-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,200
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Sounds like a good man. That's what I say...

Sounds like a good man.

That's what I say when I inherit spreadsheets.
Forum: Software & Technology 10-19-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
twss.

twss.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-17-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 63,641
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Health Actuary: All the work you do in your...

Health Actuary: All the work you do in your twenties will pay a doctor's bill when you're 80.

Health actuary: My job is like a charity. I take from the well and give to the sick, unless you were...
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