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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 342
Posted By Westley
Was wondering if anybody wore MeUndies - was...

Was wondering if anybody wore MeUndies - was considering trying that when the women from "Stuff you missed in history class" podcast were pushing them.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 5,737
Posted By Westley
Oh, yeah, wasn't thinking about sheets and bath...

Oh, yeah, wasn't thinking about sheets and bath mat - support staff takes care of that, so I never wash.

Most of the rest - pants, blouses, shirts, which is most of the clothes worn - go to the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 5,737
Posted By Westley
I'm not even sure what you're saying. This sounds...

I'm not even sure what you're saying. This sounds like you're just washing your towels separately from clothes? Or towels and gym shorts I guess? What else do you actually wash at home?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 342
Posted By Westley
J Crew boxers daily Hilfiger boxer briefs for...

J Crew boxers daily
Hilfiger boxer briefs for gym or other activewear needs.
Forum: Sports Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 25,471
Posted By Westley
Hurtful but accurate IMHO.

Hurtful but accurate IMHO.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-20-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 110
GE
Views: 12,943
Posted By Westley
Yeah, nobody from GE is going to let an actuary...

Yeah, nobody from GE is going to let an actuary get out in front of this to dispute anything, no PR person would ever allow that, regardless whether Markopolos is right or wrong.

Interesting that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-19-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By Westley
Isn't obvious to me that it's gotten worse since...

Isn't obvious to me that it's gotten worse since 2008, especially if you just mean the financial news.

To KM's question, CNBC and others were talking about it a lot. But of course there were...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-19-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,473
Posted By Westley
On LTC, the problem has been gross...

On LTC, the problem has been gross under-reserving on the old books because they assumed lapse rates comparable to life insurance. Turns out, people are ok with leaving nothing to their children but...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-18-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By Westley
Why? You reference age, so I assume it's a...

Why? You reference age, so I assume it's a "increasingly conservative as I near retirement" which is fine but I wouldn't think the advice is the same as if you're looking at a record-breaking...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-17-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,259
Posted By Westley
Bad link (or possible :oyh: humor)

Bad link (or possible :oyh: humor)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-17-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,772
Posted By Westley
Most people call them RSM now. One of the "next...

Most people call them RSM now. One of the "next tier" of accounting firms - with a billion or so in annual revenues, so they're huge by normal standards but of course tiny compared to a Big 4.
...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-17-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,473
Posted By Westley
I thought he had a pretty clear point, that...

I thought he had a pretty clear point, that they're comparing two numbers that don't really appear to have much to do with each other. Or maybe they do, but the article doesn't connect them, which...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 936
Posted By Westley
So far, a vast majority agree with the usage in...

So far, a vast majority agree with the usage in that article - which I thought was a bit off.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 936
Posted By Westley
I think that's valid, but what if it's a...

I think that's valid, but what if it's a situation where you don't have a history that's relevant to the situation.

Like, a vast majority of my family knows how to make guacamole. Or, a vast...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 936
Posted By Westley
Poll what does "vast majority" mean?

Poll: What is the lowest number that you would assume a person is talking about, when they use the phrase "the vast majority"?

Coming from a political thread that somebody may link, but just...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 08-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Westley
Agree the ILFs weren't meant to be used that way....

Agree the ILFs weren't meant to be used that way. In particular, it's hard for me to envision a situation where the PD has a proportionate share of the higher layers (i.e., if PD is 30% of the base,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 645
Posted By Westley
lol yes, my comments should have said "prime",...

lol yes, my comments should have said "prime", but def didn't specify distinct or not. And the MC answers were something like 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 645
Posted By Westley
Similar problem on GMAT, the question was how...

Similar problem on GMAT, the question was how many factors are there of 980. Forget the exact wording but I was marked wrong. Of course the correct answer is something like: there are 5 factors, 3...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-15-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,259
Posted By Westley
“I wish it need not have happened in my time,"...

“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo. "So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do...
Forum: Sports 08-15-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Posted By Westley
"We are not ruling a cause of death yet, but we...

"We are not ruling a cause of death yet, but we have an idea," the sheriff's department said in a statement.

What a weird thing to say.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-15-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 645
Posted By Westley
So, it's a consulting job I assume?

So, it's a consulting job I assume?
Forum: Sports 08-15-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,911
Posted By Westley
Article says "might" lose a year.

Article says "might" lose a year.
Forum: Sports 08-15-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 25,471
Posted By Westley
Well, if the Pats are going to take him in the...

Well, if the Pats are going to take him in the 7th, then the Jets will just move up and take him in the 6th! AAAA-HA! (Imagine the 7 minutes abs guy from Something About Mary here)



Is AD...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-15-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,166
Posted By Westley
I can't say that I'm an expert, so I'll accept...

I can't say that I'm an expert, so I'll accept these as reasonable numbers - dunno.

I think one thing that makes it hard to compare is the credentialing process results in a much lower dispersion...
Forum: Sports 08-15-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 25,471
Posted By Westley
Who are you thinking of here? Patriots obv...

Who are you thinking of here?

Patriots obv have sustained success, but wasn't TB the highest paid player in the league for a few years, and has dropped down now? That's my recollection, maybe I'm...
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