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On the surface, it sounds to me that the complainant is butt-hurt about failing a couple exams. Trying to create drama where none exists. If I had taken this approach, i'd have become a fellow damn quick.

Reminds me of the last time, years ago, a UK actuary came on here writing letters and trying to get everyone on board to some cause.
Yes, that was actuary21c.

He originally came here regarding the merging of the Faculty and the Institute (which has since occurred). He didn't object to a merger, but did object to the initial way in which it was being approached.

Here was his first thread:
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=174921


Here are a few others:
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=217792

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=182269

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=241918

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=284578

It's not exhaustive, but there ya go
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Old 06-21-2018, 12:40 PM
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Yes, that was actuary21c.

He originally came here regarding the merging of the Faculty and the Institute (which has since occurred). He didn't object to a merger, but did object to the initial way in which it was being approached.
It's almost like some think people aren't allowed a dissenting opinion or the sharing of uncomfortable information... a cult like mentality. Why?
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It's almost like some think people aren't allowed a dissenting opinion or the sharing of uncomfortable information... a cult like mentality. Why?
You talking about the AO? The AO has plenty of dissent. Lots of dissent with the way the SOA is governed, lots of dissent with how the ABCD works. And lots of people who disagree with that dissent. In fact, there's been much civil dialogue from both sides of each issue.

What's not really tolerated are shit-posts that arrogantly dismiss questions and concerns from other posters without contributing anything constructive. If the posts don't make the issues clear then, of course, questions will be asked.

the way to show your side has a valid point is to answer questions, not to be a troll and be dismissive.
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On the surface, it sounds to me that the complainant is butt-hurt about failing a couple exams. Trying to create drama where none exists.
If you failed an exam and they failed to show you your marks, given that disclosing them is a legal requirement, wouldn't you be unhappy?
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the way to show your side has a valid point is to answer questions, not to be a troll and be dismissive.
You're the one who insulted a poster who came on here years ago with concerns about the future of his profession. Why?
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It's almost like some think people aren't allowed a dissenting opinion or the sharing of uncomfortable information... a cult like mentality. Why?
Or maybe your time would be better spent preparing more effectively for exams instead of whinging when you didn't do well.

Just an FYI, actuary21c is not the only annoying actuary who has posted on the AO with his own particular issues (indeed, I am much worse than he was in terms of volume); it's just that he was one of the few UK actuaries who brought UK actuarial org issues to this place.

Many/most of us are North American-based and a lot of us have yelled about all sorts of actuarial org issues.

If you'd like a little light reading, you can try these threads for "fun":
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=288852

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=287946

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=319693

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=272863

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=311490

You think butthurt over failing an exam is going to impress us? Get your lawsuit on the front page of the NY Times and then we'll talk.
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Or maybe your time would be better spent preparing more effectively for exams instead of whinging when you didn't do well.
So you are recommending that for someone who was failed on an exam with no marks being disclosed as per the legal requirement that they should simply put up with this... do explain why actuaries should not exercise their legal rights please
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Just an FYI, actuary21c is not the only annoying actuary who has posted on the AO with his own particular issues
Then don't read his posts. Let him express himself and persuade others in his campaign to improve his profession.
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In the meantime, here is the particulars of the claim against them
Anyway this was the topic under discussion
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You're the one who insulted a poster who came on here years ago with concerns about the future of his profession. Why?
Wait, what?

I insulted Actuary21c because I said this thread reminded me of his threads? so it's guilt by association then?
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