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Forum: General Actuarial Today, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Gandalf
It won't be an easy decision no matter what. ...

It won't be an easy decision no matter what. Suppose they learned June 1 that they could give the "spring" exams any day August 1 or later. The earlier they make the less advance notice you have,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Gandalf
Taking the baby away because the partner is unfit...

Taking the baby away because the partner is unfit to be a parent would be an overreaction. Whether unfit to be a human being should be grounds for taking it away is not settled legally.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-31-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,677
Posted By Gandalf
:clap: :tup:

:clap: :tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,720
Posted By Gandalf
I voted 2, but think Westley's doing pretty well...

I voted 2, but think Westley's doing pretty well at social distancing. In the population, many people are doing FAR worse.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,501
Posted By Gandalf
HQ was back tonight. They claim there will be...

HQ was back tonight. They claim there will be additional games, but there is no definite schedule. I went out on question 4.

I couldn't easily tell if I retained my winnings and extra lives from...
Forum: Diversions 03-29-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Gandalf
Got two out of three today on hard, then finished...

Got two out of three today on hard, then finished the last (category 1) on normal.

Should I put a link to this thread in the RPS tournament thread, since three of the words today were rock, paper,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,677
Posted By Gandalf
Maybe, tho I don't know, Connecticut is higher...

Maybe, tho I don't know, Connecticut is higher than California per capita. Or maybe, again don't know, the testing prevalence is different, so they suspect Connecticut per capita really is higher. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 707
Posted By Gandalf
Just corrected by wife and daughter, even though...

Just corrected by wife and daughter, even though they didn't see this post. Next potential visit is for the weekend 4 weeks from now. That would be after her 2 weeks on the job, 2 weeks at her home...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 707
Posted By Gandalf
So far, our adult daughter, yes. She's returning...

So far, our adult daughter, yes. She's returning to her home today, to an area with somewhat move exposure than here, to a job that will involve some interaction with people, in a business deemed...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,824
Views: 294,519
Posted By Gandalf
Subject to telling people the truth, since if you...

Subject to telling people the truth, since if you are caught lying, they might stop even believing the part of what you say that is the truth, and might not believe it when you do start saying only...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-28-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 10,561
Posted By Gandalf
42

42
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-27-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 3,653
Posted By Gandalf
I see on Facebook that NYC is having a citywide...

I see on Facebook that NYC is having a citywide clap for healthcare workers 7PM tonight. :tup:
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-27-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Gandalf
As a simple example, use the table and interest...

As a simple example, use the table and interest rate they use for LTAM. Use no expenses to keep it simplest. Choose a whole life at any issue age you want. Choose any face amount you want. Solve...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-27-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Gandalf
You should realize that example is unrealistic. ...

You should realize that example is unrealistic. As Breadmaker pointed out, companies will price their product such that at issue EPV of (benefits + expenses ) < EPV of premiums.

If that is the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-27-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,824
Views: 294,519
Posted By Gandalf
"trusting" may not be the best word...

"trusting" may not be the best word there
Forum: Probability 03-27-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Gandalf
It does seem impossible without any further...

It does seem impossible without any further information. E.g., it's at least possible the answer could be 0, if you had been given that the 100 vials included no defective ones, or even that the 100...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-26-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Gandalf
:ohnoes: :-P

:ohnoes:

:-P
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-26-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Gandalf
If you think of a contract over its lifetime (for...

If you think of a contract over its lifetime (for example a level premium whole life policy), the premiums in the early years are intended to be more than the benefits and expenses in the early...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-26-2020, 11:16 AM
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Views: 294,519
Posted By Gandalf
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-25-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Gandalf
I doubt it. Ask him for a source, then evaluate...

I doubt it. Ask him for a source, then evaluate the source.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-19-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4,824
Views: 294,519
Posted By Gandalf
But didn't Trump say...

But didn't Trump say...
Forum: Diversions 03-18-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 6,182
Posted By Gandalf
First to enter, and first to exit. A clean sweep.

First to enter, and first to exit. A clean sweep.
Forum: Diversions 03-18-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 6,182
Posted By Gandalf
Nice match, Feisty! Thanks for running it, UA. ...

Nice match, Feisty! Thanks for running it, UA.

I've always wanted to come in first in a March Madness. All we really know is that two of us went out together in the earliest update to see a...
Forum: Advanced Topics in General Insurance Exam 03-16-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Gandalf
I think even back in 2014 they were releasing...

I think even back in 2014 they were releasing solutions a couple of months after the exam.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,824
Views: 294,519
Posted By Gandalf
My daughter went grocery shopping for us today. ...

My daughter went grocery shopping for us today. Some significant improvement vs Saturday, especially frozen vegetables. Fresh broccoli too. No eggs at all. Very little pasta.
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