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Forum: Software & Technology Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23,940
Views: 5,541,745
Posted By whisper
It is good. If Overwatch is going to go to a...

It is good.

If Overwatch is going to go to a rock - paper - sissors style of counters - they don't have enough heroes to do that.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-14-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By whisper
:oyh: :rofl:

:oyh:

:rofl:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-14-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,034
Posted By whisper
The view of Hell as Fire and Brimstone is...

The view of Hell as Fire and Brimstone is actually Germanic in nature.
Dante in the Inferno making the 9th Circle of Hell a frozen wasteland was a cultural jab at the Germans....
Forum: Software & Technology 11-14-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23,940
Views: 5,541,745
Posted By whisper
I believe that was changed a few months ago...

I believe that was changed a few months ago...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-13-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,059
Posted By whisper
Could data scientists be an existential threat to...

Could data scientists be an existential threat to the CAS and SOA - definitely. So there is an outside threat.

That doesn't really address the question of:
1.) Should we merge?
2.) What...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-13-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,059
Posted By whisper
That is part of the problem. The boards have...

That is part of the problem. The boards have buried the hatchet - the membership hasn't. The SOA leadership failed to recognize that the board <> CAS membership - and he really missed the mark on...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-13-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,059
Posted By whisper
I have to say, after listening to the SOA...

I have to say, after listening to the SOA president - he was really tone deaf in communicating the benefits of merging.
Forum: General Actuarial 11-12-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,059
Posted By whisper
I think the bigger issue is that the CAS and SOA...

I think the bigger issue is that the CAS and SOA leadership are concerned with data scientists and other analytics fields that could do actuarial work but aren't under the societies controls.
...
Forum: Sports 11-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 64,671
Posted By whisper
The Bears kicker should be praising the Lion's...

The Bears kicker should be praising the Lion's being such a bad team - it would have been a bad day for him today had the Bears lost....
Forum: Finance - Investments 11-07-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 195,636
Posted By whisper
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/taxes/2018/02...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/taxes/2018/02/20/states-where-americans-pay-least-and-most-taxes/350963002/

IL is 5th.

This, of course, ignores the financial state of the State - which IL...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-07-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 211,264
Posted By whisper
There is a law about reporting transactions...

There is a law about reporting transactions greater then $10K, plus if you restructure the payments to avoid triggering the $10K threshold - that can also trigger an investigation.

So, in the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-07-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,230
Posted By whisper
It seems like poor grammar is a self-selecting...

It seems like poor grammar is a self-selecting screening tool. If you're not savvy enough to pick up on the poor grammar - you're a candidate for the scam!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-07-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By whisper
Its you

Its you
Forum: Finance - Investments 11-07-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 195,636
Posted By whisper
That is part of the issue. A lot of IL loss in...

That is part of the issue. A lot of IL loss in population is going to the neighboring states.
Forum: Finance - Investments 11-07-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 195,636
Posted By whisper
Spend stupidly Really, the hard question...

Spend stupidly

Really, the hard question that Chicago and IL are going to have to ask is are they going to:
1.) harm the pensioners and government employees? or
2.) harm the poor?

Any other...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-07-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 52,249
Posted By whisper
Plus, we don't need to proactively put a...

Plus, we don't need to proactively put a draconian solution to fix a problem that has yet to and may never occur. If there are frequent and ridiculous proposals coming from the membership that...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-07-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 52,249
Posted By whisper
It came from the AAA official e-mail with AAA...

It came from the AAA official e-mail with AAA official banner.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 211,264
Posted By whisper
I don't think so. There is an $8,000 per...

I don't think so.
There is an $8,000 per occurrence limit (per transaction), a $8,000 aggregate limit (per customer), and the limit refreshes daily
Forum: General Actuarial 11-07-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 52,249
Posted By whisper
Less expense

Less expense
Forum: General Actuarial 11-06-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 52,249
Posted By whisper
I got the AAA email. So, I guess the...

I got the AAA email.

So, I guess the profession's values are secrecy and totalitarian control.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-06-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,632
Posted By whisper
I live in the city proper - and I've seen...

I live in the city proper - and I've seen coyotes.

There was an incident of a coyote taking a rest in a convenience store along Michigan Ave

...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-01-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,081
Posted By whisper
Sign-up for the exam and study. With that said,...

Sign-up for the exam and study. With that said, do it with the expectation to cancel your registration and request a refund. Studying a bit for the exam won't hurt you, not taking the exam and...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-31-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 52,249
Posted By whisper
There are some interesting arguments in Proposal...

There are some interesting arguments in Proposal 1 and perhaps the bylaws here should be tweaked a bit. With that said:
1.) There hasn't been a lot of disruptive bylaws changes initiated by the...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-30-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 58,071
Posted By whisper
The theory is that the curse that Strange talked...

The theory is that the curse that Strange talked about to Ebony Maw was never removed from the time stone. There is evidence in the movie that this theory may be true (the time stone when put in the...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-29-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 52,249
Posted By whisper
If 15% of the AAA membership thought something...

If 15% of the AAA membership thought something was an issue - I think we can definitively say that it is an issue. [Mind you, I'm not saying I agree with 15% percent. That sounds too high in my mind...
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