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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-23-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,224
Posted By Steve Grondin
Agreed. High intellectual capability is quite...

Agreed. High intellectual capability is quite varied. I think the older I get, I feel less of a need to compare my own intellectual prowess or feel a threat to my own self-worth when I encounter...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-23-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 142,882
Posted By Steve Grondin
She really likes their valuation and projection...

She really likes their valuation and projection software. What does that mean for your relationship? Are you an ALFA male?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-17-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By Steve Grondin
I ate (part of) a cow that was named after me. ...

I ate (part of) a cow that was named after me. Does that count?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-13-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 81,919
Views: 7,175,874
Posted By Steve Grondin
1/1440 RPM

1/1440 RPM
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-10-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,123
Posted By Steve Grondin
Glad she was wrong. Sorry she's gone.

Glad she was wrong. Sorry she's gone.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-10-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20,718
Views: 2,208,379
Posted By Steve Grondin
That's quite a tattoo. Zero rows One row ...

That's quite a tattoo.

Zero rows
One row
Two rows
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-08-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,344
Posted By Steve Grondin
Trusted child care is a benefit of...

Trusted child care is a benefit of multi-generational family vacations.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-07-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,799
Posted By Steve Grondin
I suppose the disembarking first is more...

I suppose the disembarking first is more important than the boarding first, otherwise first class would be in the back of the plane.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-03-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,521
Posted By Steve Grondin
If you make this change ((SELECT A.Claim_sk,...

If you make this change

((SELECT A.Claim_sk, A.proc_code, a.mod_code, count(*) AS

it might handle NULLs
Forum: Software & Technology 05-02-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,521
Posted By Steve Grondin
YouTube Sweet, it works. Using Meshuga's 19 row...

Sweet, it works.

Using Meshuga's 19 row dataset above:

SELECT Claim_sk, proc_code, [1], [2], [3], [4] FROM
((SELECT A.Claim_sk, A.proc_code, a.mod_code, count(b.mod_code) AS mod_code_CNT FROM ...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-02-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,521
Posted By Steve Grondin
This has been tickling my brain for a bit. ...

This has been tickling my brain for a bit. Reminds me of when I first started SQL and was having difficulty transitioning thinking about how to do stuff in excel into SQL.

It seems you want the...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-01-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,521
Posted By Steve Grondin
I am not sure if this works, but where the list...

I am not sure if this works, but where the list is specified, perhaps you could substitute SELECT DISTINCT mod_code FROM source WHERE mod_code is not NULL for the list.

This potential would give...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-27-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 313,490
Posted By Steve Grondin
It doesn't seem as if the wire is moving forward...

It doesn't seem as if the wire is moving forward at a constant rate like the tube, yet the slice has constant thickness.

On second look, the peg on the right gets shorter as it moves down the...
Forum: Life 04-26-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Steve Grondin
I would expect the IRS to frown on treating all...

I would expect the IRS to frown on treating all WB payments as a life annuity. There is significant optionality retained while AV > 0. Again, gut feeling here.

OK, read past the first line. You...
Forum: Life 04-25-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Steve Grondin
I don't know what the company would do. Are...

I don't know what the company would do.

Are you calling the claim payments "the whole GLWB stream" or are you counting all WDs, even return of AV before AV -> 0?
Forum: Life 04-25-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Steve Grondin
Not sure. I have not done any tax research on...

Not sure. I have not done any tax research on this. I will note that the description in our rider that discusses what happens when AV -> 0 is essentially that a life annuity (no period certain) for...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-22-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 528,909
Posted By Steve Grondin
UGLYAF Too dark to see driver. Car was...

UGLYAF

Too dark to see driver. Car was unremarkable.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-20-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11,833
Views: 1,598,122
Posted By Steve Grondin
SECEDE!

SECEDE!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-13-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 225,519
Posted By Steve Grondin
Me "When I was a junior in HS, I had one class...

Me "When I was a junior in HS, I had one class with two students and another with just me"
7th grader "Detention?"
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-12-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 81,919
Views: 7,175,874
Posted By Steve Grondin
:peace:

:peace:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-11-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 81,919
Views: 7,175,874
Posted By Steve Grondin
Hard row to doe.

Hard row to doe.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-05-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,093
Posted By Steve Grondin
Except it probably cost more than $7 a day.

Except it probably cost more than $7 a day.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 81,919
Views: 7,175,874
Posted By Steve Grondin
A trick like that deserves a reiward.

A trick like that deserves a reiward.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 81,919
Views: 7,175,874
Posted By Steve Grondin
And winner of the popeapult competition...

And winner of the popeapult competition...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 03-29-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Steve Grondin
This is the case on the pension from my prior...

This is the case on the pension from my prior employer. I imagine many employers used this strategy to lower the risk on their pensions.

I have no opinion on whether you can draw the conclusion...
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