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Forum: CAS Exams - General Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By manaknight14
U wot m8? I'm guessing you're thinking of...

U wot m8?

I'm guessing you're thinking of the pre-2011 Exam 6, because the current Exam 6 syllabus is like five pages long and changes every sitting. However, I don't think there's much the CAS...
Forum: Professional Surveys 07-13-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By manaknight14
I was going to say, back when I lived in a...

I was going to say, back when I lived in a middle-of-nowhere place I once traveled 162mi/270km to take an exam and stayed overnight locally. However, in the COVID-19 world, staying overnight at a...
Forum: Sports 07-13-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 27,798
Posted By manaknight14
Relevant cross-post...

Relevant cross-post (http://actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showpost.php?p=9896750&postcount=54) in another section: some guy trademarked 44 different potential new names for the...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-13-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,511
Posted By manaknight14
Hobbyist Trademarks 44 New Possible NFL DC...

Hobbyist Trademarks 44 New Possible NFL DC Redskins Names (https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article244186777.html)



[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,545
Posted By manaknight14
Probably some lazy copy/paste work from the...

Probably some lazy copy/paste work from the registration pages written for MAS-I and MAS-II.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-08-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,189
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Posted By manaknight14
Write out the formula for an integral...?

Write out the formula for an integral...?
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,545
Posted By manaknight14
Turns out my issue had something to do with my...

Turns out my issue had something to do with my work laptop blocking whatever the password reset page was trying to load. I had to request the password reset on my personal desktop, which sends the...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,545
Posted By manaknight14
So the CAS gives us the info to create Pearson...

So the CAS gives us the info to create Pearson accounts, but then creates the accounts for us and doesn't give us the username and password. So you have to use the forgot username/password links to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-29-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: My first "permanent" actuarial job began...

:iatp:
My first "permanent" actuarial job began in December 2016. I exceed the poll limit by two weeks.

I am kind of curious what a "year" of internship means. Does that mean one calendar year...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-26-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By manaknight14
Not if you have multiple claims in the same...

Not if you have multiple claims in the same exposure period... which, unfortunately, I can personally verify as something that happens.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 06-15-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By manaknight14
It's still an improvement because the board...

It's still an improvement because the board members voting to approve such a proposal will probably need some ACAS support to get elected in the first place. It maintains the enfrachisement of the...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 06-15-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By manaknight14
It's stricter than just voting rights. It...

It's stricter than just voting rights. It strictly allows voting for officers and board of directors positions. Voting rights to amend the constitution and bylaws remain exclusively with the fellows....
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-09-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By manaknight14
Neither my prior employer nor my current one are...

Neither my prior employer nor my current one are on this map, so YMMV.

Disclaimer: I don't live or work in WV.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-08-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By manaknight14
I think VA has a pretty good take on whether...

I think VA has a pretty good take on whether water backup would cover your situation. However, the bolded caught my attention because you asked about Service Line coverage. Service Line is not going...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-05-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,115
Posted By manaknight14
I was going to say, my experience has been that...

I was going to say, my experience has been that the more snarky private comments have been when dealing with external parties. I was recently on a conference call with a vendor that we felt was...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-04-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,115
Posted By manaknight14
In this debate of whether to WFH or not WFH, the...

In this debate of whether to WFH or not WFH, the dichotomy of "technical experts contribute more without office social interactions" and "office social interactions are important" presented by the...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-03-2020, 02:44 PM
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Views: 91,150
Posted By manaknight14
As long as you never canceled your spring...

As long as you never canceled your spring registration, you should be registered for fall automatically.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-01-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,545
Posted By manaknight14
Officially got back on the studying wagon this...

Officially got back on the studying wagon this weekend. I'm basically treating this like a 2nd sitting attempt as far as my studying strategy goes.
Forum: Actuarial Jobs - Employment - Property & Casualty / General Insurance 05-07-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By manaknight14
Maybe the coast in reference is on the Black Sea?

Maybe the coast in reference is on the Black Sea?
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-06-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,545
Posted By manaknight14
So we get to wait 8-9 weeks instead of 6-7. ...

So we get to wait 8-9 weeks instead of 6-7.
:swear:
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-06-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,545
Posted By manaknight14
October 6th! :yikes:

October 6th! :yikes:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-01-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,892
Posted By manaknight14
virulent

virulent
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-01-2020, 11:50 AM
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Views: 91,150
Posted By manaknight14
Good stuff! :tup:

Good stuff! :tup:
Forum: CAS Exams - General 04-29-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,296
Posted By manaknight14
Saw the announcement. While I still feel there is...

Saw the announcement. While I still feel there is significant opportunity for operational risk any time you make a move like this, this version sounds orders of magnitude better than what was...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,545
Posted By manaknight14
FROM THE CEO: CAS TO BEGIN TRANSITION TO...

FROM THE CEO: CAS TO BEGIN TRANSITION TO COMPUTER-BASED TESTING IN THE FALL (https://www.casact.org/press/index.cfm?fa=viewArticle&articleID=4696)
Called it.
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