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Forum: General Actuarial 09-26-2018, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Darkness Falls
I definitely hope this doesn't go through! ...

I definitely hope this doesn't go through!

While I can agree that more works needs to be done to highlight an actuary's skillset vs data science I fail to see how CAS member's getting lost in the...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
Our actuarial dept has around 200 people, maybe...

Our actuarial dept has around 200 people, maybe even more now. With just under 100 of those being FCAS or ACAS (though a few are in upper management and don't really count anymore).
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
I hadn't even noticed that. Wow .... For this...

I hadn't even noticed that. Wow .... For this price the CAS could have booked a badass resort somewhere instead.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
Just out of curiosity, do your companies...

Just out of curiosity, do your companies reimburse you for this or put a per night limit?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
That sucks, luckily I'm not the one paying for...

That sucks, luckily I'm not the one paying for it. Though with the cost this time and the # of FCASs at my company I'm worried this may lead to more restrictions for the future.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
Which may be why they waited this long to release...

Which may be why they waited this long to release the price.... Had they annouced it earlier the RPM and the in focus (not passed yet, but very soon and already have plans) would have been options....
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
To spend an extra night in NYC. Most of the...

To spend an extra night in NYC. Most of the people in my office are, though if you live nearby I can see why that would be less interesting.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
Yup that's the negociated rate, full rate is...

Yup that's the negociated rate, full rate is $499/night. Crazy expensive, so hopefully it's worth it. If you book the Saturday might by itself it comes to $329 though.

Not sure yet, but looks...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,477
Posted By Darkness Falls
CAS Centennial Celebration - Hotel Available For Booking

http://centennial.casact.org/location-lodging/



Hope to see lots of you there!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,060
Posted By Darkness Falls
Agree had more than that last year.

Agree had more than that last year.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,060
Posted By Darkness Falls
One of my crazy exes, just over $350. Current...

One of my crazy exes, just over $350.
Current gf first date, around $250.

Both of these are people I met through friends at parties, so I had talked to them a few times beforehand though. Last...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-20-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,254
Posted By Darkness Falls
New CAS logo is :exams:

New CAS logo is :exams:
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-19-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,254
Posted By Darkness Falls
Dalwhinnie 15 Glenfiddich 12 Macallan 12 & 18...

Dalwhinnie 15
Glenfiddich 12
Macallan 12 & 18
Ardbeg Uigeadail 15

Along with some blah whiskey there is Japanese Nikka which I quite like. Wine list is pathetic though :(
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-17-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,254
Posted By Darkness Falls
Should of followed up directly with the hotel ......

Should of followed up directly with the hotel ... or gotten an employee who will check if there is space available to book online for you.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-17-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,254
Posted By Darkness Falls
A huge contingent from QC is going to this one...

A huge contingent from QC is going to this one ... Hope the bar @ the hotel is well stocked. Was quite disappointed by the selection at the spring meeting last year (though that was mitigated by...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-17-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,254
Posted By Darkness Falls
You could give the Westin a call. My boss did on...

You could give the Westin a call. My boss did on Wednesday and they found him a room.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-06-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 11,711
Posted By Darkness Falls
Most Vegas buffets suck, but Wicked Spoon at the...

Most Vegas buffets suck, but Wicked Spoon at the Cosmopolitain and Bacchanal as Caeser's Palace are awesome! Heard the Wynn buffet is pretty good too.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-01-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By Darkness Falls
If it's a position in pension administration ......

If it's a position in pension administration ... Run for the hill
Consulting from I've heard is ok, but no where near as enjoyable to work at then any of the other big players in Canada.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-24-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,430
Posted By Darkness Falls
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2012/156/d/e/a_s...

http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2012/156/d/e/a_spectrum_of_ice_and_fire_by_frostedharbor-d4qrwg8.jpg

Seems to be a pretty accurate representation
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-19-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,254
Posted By Darkness Falls
Don't forget that the DW Simpson event's timeslot...

Don't forget that the DW Simpson event's timeslot ... Really want to miss the open bar time?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-12-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,254
Posted By Darkness Falls
Don't see why. All the major P&C companies in...

Don't see why. All the major P&C companies in Canada send their FCAS to conferences. Gonna be around 20 people in Vancouver from Intact and there were approx the same amount in Cali for the RPM.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-08-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,656
Views: 242,043
Posted By Darkness Falls
My guess would be Daenerys, Jamie and Bran (for...

My guess would be Daenerys, Jamie and Bran (for whom flying is mentioned far too often for it to be a coincidence)

Expect Jon to be leading the ground forces along with a role for Arya and the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-19-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,742
Posted By Darkness Falls
I've been doing yoga for a couple of months ......

I've been doing yoga for a couple of months ... tougher than it looks.

I challenge anyone who thinks it's easy to try and hold crane pose. Let alone the more advanced ones.
...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-15-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,846
Posted By Darkness Falls
Big variable in personal auto Pricing in Quebec.

Big variable in personal auto Pricing in Quebec.
Forum: General Actuarial 03-13-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 125,055
Posted By Darkness Falls
For $100 I can see many people justifying the...

For $100 I can see many people justifying the extra title, but for $500-$600 doubt many would maintain it.
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