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Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 01-15-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 66,186
Posted By Malcolm
I never said you learn nothing by studying for...

I never said you learn nothing by studying for the exams. The goal of studying is learning; the goal of exams is assessment.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 01-14-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 66,186
Posted By Malcolm
The goal of actuarial exams isn't to learn...

The goal of actuarial exams isn't to learn something in-depth. In fact, the goal of any exam isn't to learn anything at all. As an academician, you should know this.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-10-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,248
Posted By Malcolm
:2pac:, Okay, I'm planning to retire from...

:2pac:,

Okay, I'm planning to retire from the AO after this, but I know I still owed you a proper response. I hope this answers your questions. This is my understanding of how this works, heavily...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 01-09-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By Malcolm
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussi...

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=282411
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-31-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
That's what it felt like when I got the bill! ...

That's what it felt like when I got the bill!

:rimshot:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-31-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,469
Posted By Malcolm
The stress goes down after you become a real...

The stress goes down after you become a real actuary. ;)
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-31-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By Malcolm
A better method would use your policy admin...

A better method would use your policy admin system, so you don't have to duplicate the correct factors in another database.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-31-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
I imagine the conversation isn't too different...

I imagine the conversation isn't too different from the one I had with the anesthesiologist before a colonoscopy.

Me: Just make sure I'm really out and won't remember what you're doing to me!
Me:...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 12-31-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 91,840
Posted By Malcolm
You don't need your grade breakdown to write an...

You don't need your grade breakdown to write an appeal. In fact, you're almost better off without. A valid appeal will present an additional valid response to the question that is not presented in...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 12-31-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 91,840
Posted By Malcolm
Yep! IIRC, it's usually early-to-mid-July...

Yep!

IIRC, it's usually early-to-mid-July for spring exams and early-to-mid-January for fall exams.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-31-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 34,804
Posted By Malcolm
I'm sure at some point they'll release it from...

I'm sure at some point they'll release it from "the vault."

ETA: if it still exists in the original, theatrical form. I could see Lucas not understanding version control and just saving over the...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-31-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 34,804
Posted By Malcolm
After DS's post, I'm leaning toward accident. He...

After DS's post, I'm leaning toward accident. He clearly had no idea what made those movies so great.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-31-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
RIP Dr Heathcliff Huxtable

RIP Dr Heathcliff Huxtable
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-31-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 34,804
Posted By Malcolm
But the planets were different, and spaceships! ...

But the planets were different, and spaceships!

If Lucas cared so much about his "children" why did he sell them? I'm a little surprised the deal with Disney didn't include some sort of gag...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-31-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By Malcolm
:iatp: Will they pay for you to go after...

:iatp:

Will they pay for you to go after your credentialed?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-31-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
An interesting question will be whether they will...

An interesting question will be whether they will be considered admissible in this case.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-30-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
That's not what PP is saying. She's saying...

That's not what PP is saying.

She's saying that back in her day, drugging someone to the point that they couldn't say no was considered having tacit consent, as opposed to how it's (correctly)...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-30-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By Malcolm
Absolutely not required. I'm assuming your...

Absolutely not required.

I'm assuming your company will pay, since you said it's viewed as a "free trip".

Some benefits of going, other than "free trip":
* good networking opportunities, if...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-30-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Malcolm
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-30-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
Is Benadryl commonly prescribed for chronic...

Is Benadryl commonly prescribed for chronic affluenza?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-30-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
I don't get why the time lapse means more...

I don't get why the time lapse means more sympathy, unless it was a very different situation (as MAX. described, or like "Chuck's" "friend"). As it is, it just means more time that he was getting...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-30-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
This. It seems there's not so much a question of...

This. It seems there's not so much a question of fact (i.e. what happened?) as much as a question of law (does what happened = rape?). Seems like kind of a slam dunk for the DA-elect*.


*Anyone...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-30-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 31,887
Posted By Malcolm
Puts it in the realm of he-said-they-said.

Puts it in the realm of he-said-they-said.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-30-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,685
Posted By Malcolm
Well, it will *now*

Well, it will *now*
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-30-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,075
Posted By Malcolm
There you go.

There you go.
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