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Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Vorian Atreides
And there is a distinct difference between "I...

And there is a distinct difference between "I respect your decisions" and "I agree/approve of your decisions".

All too often, I see those with socially liberal leanings demanding the latter from...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 511
Posted By Vorian Atreides
In the Exam Fora, while the Exam mods* don't...

In the Exam Fora, while the Exam mods* don't explicitly work to support the SOA/CAS mission statements, we work to respect their expectations regarding discussing Exam content for non-CBT Exams. A...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,296
Posted By Vorian Atreides
So, a man's "attractiveness" has nothing to do...

So, a man's "attractiveness" has nothing to do with physical characteristics? :-?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20,394
Views: 2,157,454
Posted By Vorian Atreides
IIRC, they have.

IIRC, they have.
Forum: Diversions 02-15-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 202,859
Views: 13,008,336
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-14-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,067
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Probability 02-13-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Vorian Atreides
"More than 55" --> Z > 55. Z > 54.5 adds more...

"More than 55" --> Z > 55. Z > 54.5 adds more than what you're looking for.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-13-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 81,008
Views: 7,036,934
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Bobby Flay is getting ready to show us how to...

Bobby Flay is getting ready to show us how to make Chicken Poodle Soup from scratch.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11,445
Views: 1,536,970
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:lolup:

:lolup:
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-25-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,505
Posted By Vorian Atreides
And since none of the designations require...

And since none of the designations require "original research" (at least I think this is still true on the SOA side), I don't see how one can equate the designation to a Ph.D.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-25-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,505
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Not sure what you're questioning here . . . ...

Not sure what you're questioning here . . .

Any reason for the bump of this 10+ years old thread?
Forum: Diversions 01-22-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,733
Views: 435,733
Posted By Vorian Atreides
It's fun to view a lunar eclipse Hand warmers...

It's fun to view a lunar eclipse
Hand warmers and blankets I's gots to grips
Forum: Diversions 01-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 963
Posted By Vorian Atreides
I would join this game if I weren't already...

I would join this game if I weren't already moderating an upcoming game.
Forum: Statistics for Risk Modeling 01-17-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Such pictures can be edited. And it showed...

Such pictures can be edited. And it showed "someone" getting a 10. No guarantee that it is your score apart from your claim to such.

However, the way you make arguments in the Exam Fora, there...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Vorian Atreides
What if you need to price a book to an average of...

What if you need to price a book to an average of $150 but regulators will only allow you to price it to an average of $100?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-17-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Vorian Atreides
What if the rates charged are inadequate to cover...

What if the rates charged are inadequate to cover the liabilities they're suppose to cover?
Forum: Surveys 01-16-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Vorian Atreides
That is still happening even in 10,191 A.B.J.

That is still happening even in 10,191 A.B.J.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,415
Posted By Vorian Atreides
If an MD enlists, and that information is found...

If an MD enlists, and that information is found out, I'll guarantee that the individual will not be assigned to an infantry unit as a grunt.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,415
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Unique situation. You can also add to the...

Unique situation. You can also add to the complexity by stating that the individuals all come from different branches of the military.

But in that context, "normal chain-of-command" isn't going...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20,394
Views: 2,157,454
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:-o WOW

:-o WOW
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-15-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,570
Posted By Vorian Atreides
If you failed an Exam multiple times and then use...

If you failed an Exam multiple times and then use a different manual and pass, there is more at work than just a new manual.

Sample size of N = 1 isn't sufficient to generalize a result to a...
Forum: Doane College 01-15-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By Vorian Atreides
If you are at fault, your policy will ultimately...

If you are at fault, your policy will ultimately pay for twinkie's loss.

However, until things settle out, twinkie's insurer might pay the first dollars of the damage to its car (less deductible)...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,415
Posted By Vorian Atreides
Time in Basic Training also doesn't count toward...

Time in Basic Training also doesn't count toward retirement credit.

I think that until you're eligible for deployment, your service time, while paid, doesn't count toward retirement.
Forum: Diversions 01-14-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 202,859
Views: 13,008,336
Posted By Vorian Atreides
:wave: And the best part is that we're all...

:wave:

And the best part is that we're all in low places! :judge:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-12-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,415
Posted By Vorian Atreides
I have seen very few Hollywood/Broadway...

I have seen very few Hollywood/Broadway productions get military life right in this regard.
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