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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Today, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:bump: 3 months and basically no news. ...

:bump:
3 months and basically no news.

Waymo is still logging a million miles a month. Judging by their silence they must be having problems (besides just having trouble turning left). I gotta...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,176
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I don't remember a clock. Just a frantic game. ...

I don't remember a clock. Just a frantic game. So probably not.

Heck it might have even been a slow game though that sounds like a pretty boring birthday party then!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,176
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Once it was my birthday and I was playing speed...

Once it was my birthday and I was playing speed chess with the aforementioned college dude, using my roommate's chess set. It was some nice antique shit from his grandmother. I got a little...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,176
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I don't have anything like that btw... but don't...

I don't have anything like that btw... but don't bet it on ending the relationship.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,176
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Eh, everyone had a crush on him. He was tall,...

Eh, everyone had a crush on him. He was tall, charismatic, smart, spontaneous, funny, bold, etc. A little like Ferris Bueller but more intelligent.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,176
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Oh, it wasn't totally random. He'd say it to his...

Oh, it wasn't totally random. He'd say it to his friends. And she had a crush on him of course.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,176
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I remember a dude in college who'd say his...

I remember a dude in college who'd say his password all the time as a sort of aggressive trust exercise. Of course the AO fan in his life secretly logged on and then discovered that his gf had been...
Forum: Software & Technology 10-14-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
This would work too. But use VBA or ask someone...

This would work too. But use VBA or ask someone who knows VBA! Don't go drawing dots by hand!!!
Forum: Software & Technology 10-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
We have a county map in Excel. I have no idea...

We have a county map in Excel. I have no idea where it came from, but I would guess if you googled VBA, shapefiles (.shp) and excel shape objects, you'll find the code you need to extract shape...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-12-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Well if you didn't understand it then you didn't...

Well if you didn't understand it then you didn't fix it.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-12-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
If you ask me, I say "if not Q then not P." ...

If you ask me, I say "if not Q then not P."

And if I don't say so, then well you didn't ask me, did you?
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 10-12-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 21,048
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Pretty good story about testosterone. Well, okay...

Pretty good story about testosterone. Well, okay the 2nd half is cheesy.
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/220/testosterone
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-12-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 62,582
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
What's the actuary version of this? ...

What's the actuary version of this?

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/internal_monologues.png
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-11-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,905
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Welcome to being out PP! I am straight,...

Welcome to being out PP!

I am straight, though have frequently wondered if I was gay. I sometimes fantasize about having sex with guys. The main problem is that I don't find any attractive. In...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-11-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,905
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Maybe you should have a holiday for your...

Maybe you should have a holiday for your religion? I don't know.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-10-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 9,496
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Let me tell you about the moment I became both an...

Let me tell you about the moment I became both an atheist and actuary.


I was around 13 years old. The worldcup was on. I wasn't watching it, because I don't like soccer. Instead I was going...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-09-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 954
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
We lived in a small house 2 blocks from the beach...

We lived in a small house 2 blocks from the beach in the South East US.
The house is only about $300k, 1200 sqft, no views of the sea.

The East Cost does have hurricanes, so it's a lottery, but...
Forum: Software & Technology 10-09-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
In conclusion, using modifications on the classic...

In conclusion, using modifications on the classic GLM combined with cross validated Random Forests across 6 thousand fields and bivariate fields, with cluster analysis on the text fields, I was...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-09-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Never been there. Sounds reasonable. If you're...

Never been there. Sounds reasonable. If you're worried then uh, just don't do it. You'll get to spend that $10k eventually, or else give it to kids I think?
Forum: Software & Technology 10-09-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23,777
Views: 5,451,871
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I enjoyed 7 days. Especially if you have a...

I enjoyed 7 days. Especially if you have a couple friends to joke with, but even if you don't. It's ocassionsly scary, but mostly relaxing-- looting houses, crafting stuff, chopping trees, building...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-05-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Parenting is the worst science. It's really,...

Parenting is the worst science.

It's really, really bad. So we don't know and will probably never know.

We have SOME VAGUE NOTION that talking to kids makes kids talk more. But that's about...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-04-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,521
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Much more obscure recommendation: The...

Much more obscure recommendation:
The Could’ve-Gone-All-the-Way Committee

It's a fake Japanese talk-show thing where a guy discusses a date that he went on a long time ago. At some point...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-04-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,957
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Some might even call it TheGillotine.

Some might even call it TheGillotine.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-04-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,957
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
One thing that strikes me as an atheist is that...

One thing that strikes me as an atheist is that "belief" in self-interest isn't backed by rationality.

It's the result of instincts/chemicals as well. As a rational person, you don't necessarily...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-03-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,957
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
In the short run anyway, a 13 year old definitely...

In the short run anyway, a 13 year old definitely knows who he wants to snozz.
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