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Old 10-29-2005, 04:18 AM
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Plus if you have time to go to the bathroom to check out your formula sheet, you probably will end up not having enough time to finish the exam paper...
What if you go to the bathroom to retrieve the text books hidden behind the water tank?
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What if you go to the bathroom to retrieve the text books hidden behind the water tank?
Or you have them on a microfilm?

I think I could take any of the early exams with a textbook in front of me with no change in score.
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What if you go to the bathroom to retrieve the text books hidden behind the water tank?
Or the PDA in your pocket.
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I seem to recall that there was a case in the 1990s where some fool actually hired someone to write 3 exams in his place for ASA. After he was credentialed, there was an investigation that resulted in his being drummed out of the SOA.


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I seem to recall that there was a case in the 1990s where some fool actually hired someone to write 3 exams in his place for ASA. After he was credentialed, there was an investigation that resulted in his being drummed out of the SOA.


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Wow. How was he caught? If one guy could do this, then I would think that there could be others who are not getting caught.
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Wow. How was he caught? If one guy could do this, then I would think that there could be others who are not getting caught.
IIRC, the public announcement (which is 100% of my knowledge of this affair) provided no insight into how/when/where he was caught.

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The trouble with paying someone to write the exams is it would still take the hiree a lot of time to prepare, and even then there would be a chance of them failing. The costs would be huge, unless you just bet someone they couldn't write exam xx if they wrote it tomorrow and got lucky.
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I seem to recall that there was a case in the 1990s where some fool actually hired someone to write 3 exams in his place for ASA. After he was credentialed, there was an investigation that resulted in his being drummed out of the SOA.


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And no mention of a penalty for the guy who actually wrote the exams? I guess he must not have been a member of the SOA? Strange.
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And no mention of a penalty for the guy who actually wrote the exams? I guess he must not have been a member of the SOA? Strange.
If he were smart enough to pass, he "were" smart enough to not give out his real name. Unless his real name was Mister Cash.
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