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Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 11-16-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,628
Posted By wat?
Yes. Exams get vetted multiple times after the...

Yes. Exams get vetted multiple times after the initial question is written.

Main difference between FSA exams & prelim exams is that FSA exam questions are released, so there's no repeating...
Forum: Sports 11-08-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By wat?
On the fence about it, too. It seems a bit...

On the fence about it, too. It seems a bit unfair for one team to have home advantage, even if the venue were decided well in advance. (I guess it didn't really help Bayern in 2012, though.)
Forum: Sports 11-08-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By wat?
The Boca Juniors name sounds familiar. He the...

The Boca Juniors name sounds familiar. He the guy used to play in MLS for Columbus?

Also, that's kinda cool - kinda like a CL final b/t Real & Atletico. Or Inter & AC, except that it won't...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-06-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,910
Posted By wat?
Oh boohoo for a red-eye flight

Oh boohoo for a red-eye flight
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-25-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,509
Posted By wat?
Alternative to switching apps: if you have a more...

Alternative to switching apps: if you have a more modern TV, you may already have apps native to the TV. Switching between the TV app and the Roku app becomes a matter of inputs, which is faster...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-25-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,509
Posted By wat?
Hulu Live would cost me $40/month, with all those...

Hulu Live would cost me $40/month, with all those channels, the channels my family would be interested in and the sports channels that I'd be looking for, along with its own exclusive content. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-25-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,509
Posted By wat?
I can pay $9.95 a month to watch HBO without...

I can pay $9.95 a month to watch HBO without paying $50-70 for the rest of cable I don't need. I can use Hulu Live/HBO Now/Fox Sports Go without having to have a cable box hooked up. It's a trimmed...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-25-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,509
Posted By wat?
That's fair, but I'd rather pay $10-15/month to...

That's fair, but I'd rather pay $10-15/month to ignore a lot of content than I would $50-70/month.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-25-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,509
Posted By wat?
Or, get a Chromecast or other casting device (or...

Or, get a Chromecast or other casting device (or your TV may already be enabled) and switch apps as quickly as you would on your phone.

Savings via streaming comes in part by paying for what you...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-22-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,062
Posted By wat?
"What's the dot above the I?" "How do I explain...

"What's the dot above the I?"
"How do I explain this ... it's sometimes Tuesday, and July."
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-18-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By wat?
AM/FM radio

AM/FM radio
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-16-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 217,234
Posted By wat?
Got a little upset with my ~22-month old about...

Got a little upset with my ~22-month old about her doing what I'd asked her not to do (something like touching the fan, or swinging her fork around when eating).

"Hey! You're not supposed to do...
Forum: Sports 10-10-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11,312
Views: 1,315,339
Posted By wat?
http://www.espn.com/soccer/united-states/story/366...

http://www.espn.com/soccer/united-states/story/3665901/united-states-michael-bradley-on-anniversary-of-trinidad-and-tobago-loss-things-go-on

You know what? At one point, it might've been good to...
Forum: Life 10-10-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,079
Posted By wat?
Really? You should contact Doreen at the Academy...

Really? You should contact Doreen at the Academy - I recall getting my materials in early/mid-August last year.

And I mostly agree with LowProbability's assessment of the exam following the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-02-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By wat?
https://pointsmilesandmartinis.boardingarea.com/20...

https://pointsmilesandmartinis.boardingarea.com/2016/12/shouldnt-manufacture-spend-square/

TL;DR: Square TOS.
Forum: Sports 09-21-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11,312
Views: 1,315,339
Posted By wat?
The cause/effect relationship should be more...

The cause/effect relationship should be more like, "Get the majority of your players playing in a highly funded, world-class league", and it just so happens Italy, Germany & Spain are among them.
...
Forum: Sports 09-21-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11,312
Views: 1,315,339
Posted By wat?
Confirmation bias. What about England between...

Confirmation bias. What about England between '66 and '18? They've always had their best players in their domestic league, with a heavy concentration.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-13-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 125,923
Posted By wat?
No double dip, CSR/CSP wait time is 48 months ......

No double dip, CSR/CSP wait time is 48 months ... the hits keep on comin
Forum: Sports 09-10-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11,312
Views: 1,315,339
Posted By wat?
Green losing Costa going the other way, though...

Green losing Costa going the other way, though .... :clap:
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-06-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By wat?
The argument I heard (and basically subscribe to)...

The argument I heard (and basically subscribe to) when I chose my track was that "you'll have to learn your track on the job - if you want to broaden your knowledge base, take a different track". Of...
Forum: Sports 09-04-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,923
Posted By wat?
/thread

/thread
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-30-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 125,923
Posted By wat?
Wait, what?

Wait, what?
Forum: Life 08-29-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,079
Posted By wat?
(i) Anecdotal evidence: I spoke with one...

(i) Anecdotal evidence: I spoke with one attendee last year that didn't prep at all and managed to pass the exam. So, you don't *need* to, but I'll caveat here that participant had significant...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-23-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 125,923
Posted By wat?
+1. Having 2-3 cc's won't hurt you. A lot...

+1.

Having 2-3 cc's won't hurt you. A lot of other things would result in a denial:

- Velocity of new cards: opening a bunch at once (e.g., 3 in a 60-90 day period) would cause banks to put...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-23-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 125,923
Posted By wat?
Opening I get, but why do you have so many...

Opening I get, but why do you have so many closing? Unless you're talking 12 in a 6 month period.
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