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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 03-10-2020, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Smartbill
I finished Salem's Lot which I enjoyed and had me...

I finished Salem's Lot which I enjoyed and had me in suspense much of the time

I'm taking a break from Stephen King and just got The Masked Rider - Cycling in West Africa from the library. With...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-12-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14,855
Views: 1,508,766
Posted By Smartbill
I am slowly going through Stephen King and just...

I am slowly going through Stephen King and just picked up Salem's Lot from the library today. This started a couple of years ago when we visited Maine which inspired me to start reading It. Then I...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 09-26-2018, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Smartbill
I am working my way through Stephen King's It. I...

I am working my way through Stephen King's It. I haven't read it before and am really into it.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-31-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14,855
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Posted By Smartbill
I picked up Brave New World from the library the...

I picked up Brave New World from the library the other day and am one chapter into it. So far, so good
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-09-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,249
Posted By Smartbill
I saw Primus and Clutch last year, and it was...

I saw Primus and Clutch last year, and it was great. I do wear earplugs to concerts to protect what hearing I have left.
Primus sucks!
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-19-2017, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Smartbill
I decided to start rereading the Dune series...

I decided to start rereading the Dune series (including the newer books). Currently, I am in the middle of Children Of Dune. The last time I went through the series, I was in high school and...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 07-13-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,496
Posted By Smartbill
Great find, thanks!!

Great find, thanks!!
Forum: General Actuarial 07-27-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,419
Posted By Smartbill
1. What was your major in college? Music 2....

1. What was your major in college? Music

2. On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the worst, how bad are you at mental math. 3

3. Generally, how long do you take to explaining the actuarial...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-24-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,457
Posted By Smartbill
There was a unit in one of our middle school...

There was a unit in one of our middle school social studies classes describings the basics of major world religions. A note was sent home to parents to let them know this would happen and allow for...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-22-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 64,144
Posted By Smartbill
PASSED FCAS! Congrats everyone else!!

PASSED
FCAS!
Congrats everyone else!!
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-04-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 64,144
Posted By Smartbill
I thought 62.5?

I thought 62.5?
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-04-2016, 05:16 PM
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Views: 64,144
Posted By Smartbill
i actually wrote on my paper that i think they...

i actually wrote on my paper that i think they meant thousands but i am answering it using millions as per the label
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-24-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 46,497
Posted By Smartbill
sigh failed again

sigh failed again
Forum: Finance - Investments 05-12-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 260,918
Posted By Smartbill
http://www.cnbc.com/id/102650351 Moody's...

http://www.cnbc.com/id/102650351

Moody's downgrade....
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 12-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 69,472
Posted By Smartbill
Passed! can...not...believe...it

Passed! can...not...believe...it
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 10-30-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,294
Posted By Smartbill
I checked that the rate would marginally decrease...

I checked that the rate would marginally decrease as limit increased. I think there was a failure at some point but can't remember which. It said to comment on the soundness, and so I put that...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 10-29-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 37,516
Posted By Smartbill
Yeah I saw this during the reading period. Also...

Yeah I saw this during the reading period. Also I was suspicious that a part d label was missing on some question, and sure enough, the total points page confirmed that there was a part d
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,123
Posted By Smartbill
I'm right there with ya Husker

I'm right there with ya Husker
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-05-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,672
Posted By Smartbill
Blank, would have been able to come up with a...

Blank, would have been able to come up with a couple of them but that one I didn't answer at all due to time constraints
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-30-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 30,834
Posted By Smartbill
I remember that and wrote on my answer sheet that...

I remember that and wrote on my answer sheet that I though the 9000 was wrong, but that I was using it anyway
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-30-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 30,834
Posted By Smartbill
Yeah I got that they matched as well - first time...

Yeah I got that they matched as well - first time I did the problem they didn't, but that turned out to be a calc error on my end
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 30,834
Posted By Smartbill
I also thought it was a "separate problem" ...

I also thought it was a "separate problem"
Guess we'll see what the actual question was eventually
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 30,834
Posted By Smartbill
Ah that is sounding better than mine I also did...

Ah that is sounding better than mine
I also did z1 for 1 and z2 for 2 and then switched...then combined that into a probability (didn't double count the bottom right)....wasn't sure what they wanted...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 30,834
Posted By Smartbill
I did both as well and also wrote that I wasn't...

I did both as well and also wrote that I wasn't sure if they were specifically wanting only the safety constraint assets or gave the 99.9 to help you find the safety level and actually wanted...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-24-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,955
Posted By Smartbill
agreed!

agreed!
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