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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Yesterday, 09:58 AM
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Posted By manaknight14
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Yesterday, 09:45 AM
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Posted By manaknight14
PDR isn't an incurred loss reserve. It's covering...

PDR isn't an incurred loss reserve. It's covering the obligations for losses that you expect to occur in the unearned period. Normally that's covered by the UEPR, but if the UEPR isn't large enough...
Forum: Surveys 01-16-2019, 10:06 AM
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Views: 290
Posted By manaknight14
RN :link: I'm finally playing through that...

RN :link:

I'm finally playing through that game with my family, and had to explain to my 2.5yo son that the real blood moon doesn't mean bokoblins will show up on Saturday night.
Forum: Sports 01-14-2019, 10:45 AM
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Posted By manaknight14
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-11-2019, 03:01 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
That "refined" estimate is a crap shoot too. A...

That "refined" estimate is a crap shoot too. A friend of mine recently had his first kid. During the pregnancy, the doctors moved his wife's due date up significantly based on fetal size during the...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-11-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By manaknight14
Could OP be referring to a premium deficiency...

Could OP be referring to a premium deficiency reserve? If the refundable UEPR is not expected to be adequate to cover the claim liabilities of the unearned period, a PDR would be established for the...
Forum: Sports 01-10-2019, 01:24 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
15 yards for direct hit to my defenseless feels....

15 yards for direct hit to my defenseless feels. :cry:
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 01-10-2019, 01:17 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 01-07-2019, 04:40 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
:toast:

:toast:
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 01-05-2019, 06:18 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
If I heard accurately, Goldfarb had an "I wrote...

If I heard accurately, Goldfarb had an "I wrote this paper and you guys are applying it incorrectly" appeal on an Exam 9 (or maybe old Exam 8) question. I don't recall how the exam committee...
Forum: Surveys 01-03-2019, 10:14 AM
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Views: 2,196
Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: I'm a fairly devout Christian who...

:iatp:

I'm a fairly devout Christian who regularly leads other believers in study where we do some pretty deep examination of the Bible, and the "how old is the universe?" debate always strikes me...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 01-01-2019, 05:40 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
hfbb Goldfarb

hfbb Goldfarb
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-01-2019, 05:37 PM
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Views: 41,078
Posted By manaknight14
Welp, my brother bought me Breath of the Wild for...

Welp, my brother bought me Breath of the Wild for Christmas....

This might not end well.
Forum: General Actuarial 12-27-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,151
Posted By manaknight14
Two exams merging into one is not unfair with the...

Two exams merging into one is not unfair with the amount of notice described. Those of us who are pursuing the FCAS path remember that a few years ago the CAS decided to collapse two exams and an...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-26-2018, 03:17 PM
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Views: 231,952
Posted By manaknight14
Disagree. The IQs are the problem. If the only...

Disagree. The IQs are the problem. If the only issue this time around was exam length, they could do what they did in 2014. When you compound that with a large portion of the potential points being...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-26-2018, 02:14 PM
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Views: 231,952
Posted By manaknight14
Any exam committee person, question writer, or...

Any exam committee person, question writer, or grader who can look at the 2017 edition of 8 and have their primary takeaway be "too many people passed" needs to be fired...

...out of a cannon,...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-26-2018, 12:49 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
inb4: "Increased sample size means pass rates...

inb4: "Increased sample size means pass rates should be closer to expected. Therefore pass rates decreased because the average candidate fails."
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-26-2018, 12:01 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: I think I even stated something like...

:iatp:

I think I even stated something like this in my answer (i.e. depends on contract wording, but without knowing that I'll assume X) because I know franchise contracts can be worded such that...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 12-26-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 41,078
Posted By manaknight14
"Effective" pass ratio for MAS-II was above 40%....

"Effective" pass ratio for MAS-II was above 40%. There were more people who scored 0 than passed! :yikes:
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-26-2018, 11:33 AM
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Views: 231,952
Posted By manaknight14
My favorite quote from the ER: Translation:...

My favorite quote from the ER:

Translation: f*** you if you used any method other than the case study to do #10.

I also noticed they had zero mercy on the loss at the exact amount of the...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-26-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 231,952
Posted By manaknight14
Are you talking about allowing a partial...

Are you talking about allowing a partial scheduled credit for safety since the credibility for the experience period isn't 100%?
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-26-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 231,952
Posted By manaknight14
They made a downward adjustment for time and #16...

They made a downward adjustment for time and #16 was ruled defective, and still only an effective pass rate in the mid-30's. Holy shit indeed.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 12-13-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,846
Posted By manaknight14
{1,2,3} are the things you actually need to...

{1,2,3} are the things you actually need to learn. {4,5} are just blank examples to show what the forms look like.

You can buy it through the Institutes. I got one and I'd say it was worth it.
...
Forum: Ball State University 12-13-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By manaknight14
How did this end up in a Ball State subforum?

How did this end up in a Ball State subforum?
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 12-13-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,846
Posted By manaknight14
It's mostly the latter, with one exception. The...

It's mostly the latter, with one exception. The COPLFR text, which is the longest "paper" in the online text references, includes a lot of appendices that are not in the syllabus. COPLFR is also the...
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