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Forum: Software & Technology 05-25-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By dumples
I don't think this is going to be the cause of...

I don't think this is going to be the cause of your problem, but

Set appOutlook = CreateObject("outlook.application")

shouldn't be part of the loop.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-16-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,571
Posted By dumples
I have a Pacifica. I would recommend it. ...

I have a Pacifica. I would recommend it. Battery version doesn't let you put the seats in the floor, so I didn't go for that. Skylight version didn't let you seat 8, so I didn't get that. I think...
Forum: Sports 01-03-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,685
Posted By dumples
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqdNe8u-Jsg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqdNe8u-Jsg
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,676
Posted By dumples
Your code is early binding - you use statements...

Your code is early binding - you use statements like

Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
set rs = new ADODB.Recordset

Late binding would be

Dim rs as Object
set rs = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,676
Posted By dumples
I was previously 18-24 months, but I have a 2...

I was previously 18-24 months, but I have a 2 year old nexus 6P and I don't see much reason to upgrade. New phones aren't that exciting.

(I replaced the battery recently)
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,676
Posted By dumples
If you google late binding vs early binding in...

If you google late binding vs early binding in vba, there's some good stuff out the re to read. When Developing things, it's a lot easier to use early binding because it gives you suggestions when...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,676
Posted By dumples
Here's some code that I've written: ...

Here's some code that I've written:

sqlPerform is for executing sql statements without something being returned. The SQL input can be multiple statements which I split with "Chr(3)"
...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 10-20-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By dumples
Another valid way to answer this question would...

Another valid way to answer this question would be to calculate the mu(i) for the original model and use that as an offset in the new model

g(μ) = ln(μ) = β0+ β1X(1,i) 1+ ln(mu(i))

in this...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 10-19-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By dumples
You are including the information about the...

You are including the information about the coefficients of the prior model as predictors in the new model. Adding them as offsets does force the model to use a coefficient of 1.

Prior to 2016...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 10-19-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,862
Posted By dumples
Can anyone point to a place where this method of...

Can anyone point to a place where this method of generating expected reported loss is outlined in the text of the syllabus? Are they really introducing new material in step 3 of an excel case study?...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-19-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By dumples
Not trying to be a jerk, but it would take me...

Not trying to be a jerk, but it would take me longer to put it here than it would take for you to google "Excel VBA CopyFromRecordSet example"
Forum: Software & Technology 09-18-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By dumples
The range object in Excel VBA has a function...

The range object in Excel VBA has a function called CopyFromRecordset which will replace all of this

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-12-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,239
Posted By dumples
Setting aside the non danger to harming yourself,...

Setting aside the non danger to harming yourself, you could harm the HVAC system if you were to do a hot swap. There are fuses to prevent major damage, but as a landlord - I don't want to have to...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-06-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 888
Posted By dumples
Looking up is much more efficient than summing up.

Looking up is much more efficient than summing up.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-25-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 206,666
Posted By dumples
https://www.boston.com/cars/car-news/2017/08/25/ex...

https://www.boston.com/cars/car-news/2017/08/25/expert-self-driving-trucks-threaten-jobs

Not sure if innumeracy or my own pedanticism, but no deaths occur during the first half of life.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By dumples
If you use these as array functions you can get...

If you use these as array functions you can get multiple parameters returned with one calculation cycle.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-15-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By dumples
Inserted into what? (an email body, an email...

Inserted into what? (an email body, an email subject, a note, a calendar item body, calendar item subject)
Forum: Sports 04-04-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By dumples
As someone who is not a golfer, why was she...

As someone who is not a golfer, why was she picking up her golf ball to begin with?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-06-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 62,928
Posted By dumples
I want to know what is stopping someone from...

I want to know what is stopping someone from making a tv commercial uses those words to just order the product.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 124,752
Posted By dumples
https://xkcd.com/966/

https://xkcd.com/966/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-25-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,801
Posted By dumples
Can't you just unplug the LED's? They are...

Can't you just unplug the LED's? They are unlikely to be interfere if they're off.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,110
Posted By dumples
Thin grout lines will be easier to keep clean and...

Thin grout lines will be easier to keep clean and looking nice. Dark grout also easier to keep clean. My SIL did light grout on her floor, it greyed in the places where they walk and is still...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-29-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By dumples
Do you own or rent? If you rent, talk to your...

Do you own or rent? If you rent, talk to your landlord. As a landlord, I would want a say in who is working on my property.
Forum: Software & Technology 09-28-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By dumples
I leave ToDo comments in a place that could use...

I leave ToDo comments in a place that could use further follow up.

For example
'ToDo add error checking to handle bad input type.

I also use the word "Kludge" in my comment to say, "there's...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-22-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 45,537
Posted By dumples
I believed that video was real up until the BMW...

I believed that video was real up until the BMW turn signal started blinking.
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