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Old 01-04-2019, 07:57 PM
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That's not even hot air. That's not a promise at all. That's a statement that the intent of the transition is to be fair to students. And I bet that WAS their intent. Having lived through several transitions as a student, and several more as someone who had to communicate them to students, I really don't see anything wrong with that transition. Yeah, it could have had another sitting or two. But it seems fine to me.

Some of your complaints, like the one about wildly differing scores, seem valid. This one just doesn't, and weakens your credibility overall.
"weakens your credibility overall"
says the person that thinks its ok to partake in thieving to fund actuarial studies.

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"weakens your credibility overall"
says the person that thinks its ok to partake in thieving to fund actuarial studies.
al101, what is the basis for this oddly specific accusation?

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Old 01-05-2019, 09:15 AM
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al101, what is the basis for this oddly specific accusation?

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Old 01-05-2019, 09:25 AM
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How disingenuous you are not remembering. I remember this post from PeppermintPatty:

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...&postcount=331

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A guy in the UK who has no income can probably beg, borrow, or steal* the cost of the exam fee, and once he gets a job he can easily pay the amount back. A guy in India who HAS a normal full-time income may have to really struggle to pay the same fee, and has no obvious prospect to easily pay it back in the future.
What a terrible comment. So it's quite OK for UK actuaries to be ripped off by large fees as we can go beg and steal to pay for it. Thanks for that 'advice', real professional.

For reminding the forum of PeppermintPatty's stupid statement, actuaryleaks101 has been banned from the forum for 10 days.

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How disingenuous you are ...
Pot, Kettle. That's an idiom. PP used an idiom; she even had a footnote which explained it. You didn't quote the footnote, although you did include the asterisk.
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Pot, Kettle. That's an idiom. PP used an idiom; she even had a footnote which explained it. You didn't quote the footnote, although you did include the asterisk.
The footnote does not help. It was a racist comment as well. I ask how many thousands of posts must people make on this forum before they are permitted to make racist comments.

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* I am not literally suggesting one steal to pay an exam fee. It's an idiom.
puts the lie to any claim that the poster “thinks its ok to partake in thieving to fund actuarial studies” when she posted “A guy in the UK who has no income can probably beg, borrow, or steal* the cost of the exam fee, and once he gets a job he can easily pay the amount back.”

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How disingenuous you are not remembering. I remember this post from PeppermintPatty:

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...&postcount=331.
I will give you the benefit of the doubt as a non-native speaker, but I don't think that word means what you think it means.

It is not "disingenuous" for me not to remember an unremarkable post I didn't read from seven months ago.

It's unremarkable because I'm well-familiar with WBC-Patty's prejudiced views and ethics:

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Marcie: Uh, Sir, are you guys crooks?

WBC-Patty: Kid, is it wrong to steal a loaf of bread to feed your starving family?

Marcie: No, Sir.

WBC-Patty: Well, suppose you got a large starving family. Is it wrong to steal a truckload of bread to feed them?

Marcie: Uh uh.

WBC-Patty: And, what if your family don't like bread? They like... actuarial exams?

Marcie: I guess that's okay, Sir.
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(That's a reference to an episode of "The Simpsons", by the way.)
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(That's a reference to an episode of "The Simpsons", by the way.)


I didn't catch that reference at the time, Sir. You seemed like you were serious about your "family."
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(That's a reference to an episode of "The Simpsons", by the way.)
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