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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9,714
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Posted By Lucy
Tylenol is a different class of drug, and has...

Tylenol is a different class of drug, and has much less impact on the immune system. That's why it's being recommended for covid. All of the NSAIDs are similar, though. (ibuprofen, naproxen, and a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
I think common wisdom is that you don't want to...

I think common wisdom is that you don't want to suppress the immune system early, and advil suppresses the immune system. And there's growing evidence that if the disease takes a serious turn, it can...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Lucy
I thought we had an unusual amount of non-covid...

I thought we had an unusual amount of non-covid world news yesterday. The explosions in nuclear facilities in Iran, a deadly earthquake, the arrest of Epstein's mistress.

I mean, no, I don't see...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Today, 02:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,949
Posted By Lucy
My experience is with the CAS, so it might not...

My experience is with the CAS, so it might not exactly apply. But the CAS goes into grading with an expected numeric pass score. That can be modified during grading -- for instance, if almost no one...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Lucy
It's been called Myanmar for decades, now. If...

It's been called Myanmar for decades, now. If it's occupied, they've been pretty successful.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Lucy
landslide kills more than 100 at Myanmar jade mine.

From Al Jazeera, which has a really lousy app.

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 162 people and wounded another 54, officials say, in one of the worst-ever...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lucy
The Stark's mask claims to have a third layer...

The Stark's mask claims to have a third layer that's a filter. I've been using them for "light duty", when I'm out walking around the neighborhood and stuff, though. When I go to the supermarket, or...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,407
Posted By Lucy
I need to find some weights. I gather that's hard...

I need to find some weights. I gather that's hard to do right now? Anyone know a good source of 15lb weights suitable to hold in one hand? Maybe also 10 and 20 lb weights?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
Shit, that's a lot of cases. :(

Shit, that's a lot of cases. :(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lucy
They look nice. But they don't say anything about...

They look nice. But they don't say anything about accepting a filter. I'm trying to go with masks that give me some protection, not just covering my face to protect others.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lucy
You can do something similar to the rubber-band...

You can do something similar to the rubber-band solution with a loop of nylon stocking, too. Cut a leg off at the top, and then cut it again several inches down.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
People used to hold chicken pox parties. Of...

People used to hold chicken pox parties. Of course, almost no one died of chicken pox...

I remember being quarantined as a child when I had mumps. My mom told me the law said I had to stay in the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-01-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,527
Posted By Lucy
+1

+1
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
I love this map, (color coded by county for...

I love this map, (color coded by county for incidence/100K) but what I'd love to see is an animation of this map over time.

https://globalepidemics.org/key-metrics-for-covid-suppression/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General Actuarial 07-01-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 31,156
Posted By Lucy
I wonder in how many jurisdictions it is...

I wonder in how many jurisdictions it is currently illegal to hold the exam. I suppose it depends how many people are in the same room. But my understanding is that it would be illegal in most of CA...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
Thanks, that's interesting, but I don't think it...

Thanks, that's interesting, but I don't think it actually addresses the question I explained badly. What I want to know is:

If I am hospitalized and I'm on a respirator for 3 days, does the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
The front could be wide enough for two-way...

The front could be wide enough for two-way movement, but they wanted to maximize the space for people to walk to the check out counters. Not a crazy choice. But I don't feel like the layout works...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
At my market that's not possible without...

At my market that's not possible without violating the one-way markings. They've installed physical barriers to keep you from cutting from 4 to 3 at the wrong end. I can cut from the end of 1 to any...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,733
Posted By Lucy
my supermarket had big obvious displays of toilet...

my supermarket had big obvious displays of toilet paper and hand sanitizer in the end caps last time I was there...

The hand sanitizer was a little pricey, the toilet paper was back to normal....
Forum: Surveys 06-30-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 669
Posted By Lucy
And by "flipping" in that sentence, I mean...

And by "flipping" in that sentence, I mean flipping just using the pan, not using a spatula.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9,714
Views: 756,613
Posted By Lucy
Only if there are two adjacent aisles you don't...

Only if there are two adjacent aisles you don't want to shop. I was only able to skip 2 of the 14? aisles. I walked down a lot of aisles I had no interest in because I needed to do that to get to the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,733
Posted By Lucy
They are also cheap, easy to use, and sort of fun...

They are also cheap, easy to use, and sort of fun to play with. A lot of the good ones were sold out on amazon a few months ago. Maybe they've restocked. But any decent drug store probably carries a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,733
Posted By Lucy
Best wishes.

Best wishes.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,150
Views: 396,269
Posted By Lucy
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