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Forum: Sports 11-13-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 441
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Posted By act2106
I agree, it doesn't matter.

I agree, it doesn't matter.
Forum: Sports 11-13-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,697
Posted By act2106
There's a 14% chance it will get that far down,...

There's a 14% chance it will get that far down, according to 538. It probably won't, but if it does, it seems like #9 and #10 should be switched.
Forum: Sports 11-13-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,697
Posted By act2106
I haven't followed these rankings, so this might...

I haven't followed these rankings, so this might have already been answered, but how does #12 UCF get ahead of #8 Washington State?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-18-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,736
Posted By act2106
$500 seems excessive. I've always played $300,...

$500 seems excessive. I've always played $300, which does seem too low. Maybe I'll start playing $400.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-17-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,736
Posted By act2106
It also depends on who's going. If it's my...

It also depends on who's going. If it's my family then I'll expect to pay more than if it's just me.
Forum: Sports 10-15-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,697
Posted By act2106
I guess the taking lowering the head into account...

I guess the taking lowering the head into account is what confuses me, along with how it seems like sometimes it doesn't even involve a helmet but just shoulder pads. It seems like sometimes it's...
Forum: Sports 10-15-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,697
Posted By act2106
I didn't watch the game, but does anyone here...

I didn't watch the game, but does anyone here really feel like they know what targeting even is? It seems to be called so inconsistently and with so much judgment that it's the one penalty I...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-12-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,009
Posted By act2106
I'm interested in this, too. I don't know the...

I'm interested in this, too. I don't know the answer, but one thought I have is that even with Medicare there are lots of Med Sup actuaries. With how much opposition there is to Medicare for All,...
Forum: Health - Disability 10-12-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,410
Posted By act2106
The vast majority of health care also isn't what...

The vast majority of health care also isn't what drives inflation so much - it's mostly the expensive stuff, which tends to be more live vs die, or at least live somewhat comfortably vs very...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-28-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,226
Posted By act2106
Is that what you were referring to? ...

Is that what you were referring to?

https://assets.amuniversal.com/49df85e0a03b012f2fe600163e41dd5b
Forum: General Actuarial 09-28-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,800
Posted By act2106
I'd vote yes.

I'd vote yes.
Forum: General Actuarial 09-27-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,800
Posted By act2106
As someone else already said, I don't want it "so...

As someone else already said, I don't want it "so bad" even though I voted yes. Of the (so far) 90% of SOA members who voted yes, I wonder how many, like me, have a slight preference rather than a...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-26-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,800
Posted By act2106
I like it all combined into one. :shrug:

I like it all combined into one. :shrug:
Forum: Practice Forum for New Members 09-26-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By act2106
I assume choice 4 should be SoA Member?

I assume choice 4 should be SoA Member?
Forum: General Actuarial 09-26-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,202
Posted By act2106
So the CAS and SOA began discussing this in 2016,...

So the CAS and SOA began discussing this in 2016, and now they're going to move quickly, with (potential) membership voting happening in early 2019. I wonder why the SOA just restructured its...
Forum: Sports 09-24-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,697
Posted By act2106
I love these late games, living east of MDT. I...

I love these late games, living east of MDT. I can spend the first hour and a half of Sunday morning watching any game I'm interested in.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-24-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 11,246
Posted By act2106
Didn't HIPAA require protection against...

Didn't HIPAA require protection against individuals being rejected or rated based on health status for anyone with continuous coverage in any state? I didn't work in health pre-ACA so I'm not sure. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-21-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 11,246
Posted By act2106
Another reason that I wouldn't worry about is...

Another reason that I wouldn't worry about is that the requirement to cover pre-existing conditions is extremely popular. Even if the ACA is repealed, I don't see that requirement ever going away.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-19-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 668
Posted By act2106
This has been called fry sauce in western states...

This has been called fry sauce in western states at least since the 1950s.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fry_sauce
Forum: Surveys 09-19-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Poll: Bacon Survey
Views: 1,474
Posted By act2106
Is 2 less cooked than 3? It should go least to...

Is 2 less cooked than 3? It should go least to most, but at first glance 2 looks more cooked. Maybe it's darker colored on the left side and kind of deceiving.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-18-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 11,246
Posted By act2106
Yeah, that's why I pointed it out. I remove it...

Yeah, that's why I pointed it out. I remove it from your list of items that are reasonable and likely to make a genuine difference, leaving only #3.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-18-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 11,246
Posted By act2106
If you follow the link in #9, you get to this...

If you follow the link in #9, you get to this article (https://www.millennial-revolution.com/rent/bought-house-back-2012/), in which the author claims a bunch of savings by renting an $850 apartment...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-06-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,506
Posted By act2106
Yeah, this is the point. If you pay for every...

Yeah, this is the point. If you pay for every channel you could get with cable, cable is probably cheaper. The problem is that cable and satellite companies kept making us pay for a bunch of...
Forum: Sports 09-05-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,697
Posted By act2106
Like many G5 schools, Utah State usually plays an...

Like many G5 schools, Utah State usually plays an away game against a good P5 team before conference games. Sometimes they come surprisingly close to winning.

2018 - lost to #11 Michigan State...
Forum: Sports 08-22-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 24,697
Posted By act2106
IFYP P5 vs non-P5 still seems like the best...

IFYP

P5 vs non-P5 still seems like the best way to look at it. It will get complicated and biased if you start picking and choosing.
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