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split from Laurinaitis thread

Discussion in 'Misc Archives' started by Alan, Dec 17, 2004.

  1. Alan

    Alan Banned

    quick....if anyone is 100% certain how to pronounce his it quick...i am due to speak with him shortly.....thanks
  2. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994


    "Lauranaytis." is how I'm guessing it is pronounced. Hope my phonetic spelling is of help.
  3. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    Alan, ask him. :)

    Thanks for your work. :oh: :io:
  4. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Bookie

    Dude, ask him about his daddy hooking us up with that PPV - proceeds to C-dog to finance this place!
  5. JohnnyCockfight

    JohnnyCockfight Beer is God's proof that he loves us.

    Drummelsmith's major is Actuarial Science--if he graduates with a degree in that major, then he's definitely a smarty.

    Alan--I agree with 94--ask Laurinaitis how to properly pronounce his name--he can only take that as respect and courtesy, and there is no better source.
  6. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    I'd never heard of that. Here's a excerpt from the What is an Actuary? page of the website...

    Actuaries are experts in:

    • evaluating the likelihood of future events,
    • designing creative ways to reduce the likelihood of undesirable events,
    • decreasing the impact of undesirable events that do occur.
  7. KevinBuck

    KevinBuck Gave up the ghost

    Here's something an actuary might do:

    JACK (V.O.)
    I'm a recall coordinator. My job was to apply the formula. It's
    simple arithmetic.

    JACK (V.O.)
    It's a story problem. A new car built by my company leaves Boston
    traveling at 60 miles per hour. The rear differential locks up.

    JACK (V.O.)
    The car crashes and burns with everyone trapped inside. Now: do we
    initiate a recall?

    JACK (V.O.)
    You take the number of vehicles in the field (A) and multiply it by the
    probable rate of failure (B), multiply the result by the average
    out-of-court settlement (C). A times B times C equals X. If X is less
    than the cost of a recall, we don't do one.
  8. Alan

    Alan Banned

    can somebody split this off......last thing i want is for james to come over here and see his commit thread turned into an actuary discussion.....

    sorry to be anal....
  9. ill post before it gets moved
    actuary science majors are the smartest guys in fisch
  10. gregorylee

    gregorylee I'd rather be napping!!

    "Actuary", you been gettin' some schoolin Di.

    ps, what the hell is up with the dissapearing thread thing going on around here?
  11. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Sorry, I was trying to split this thread and ended up fuckin' shit up... :biggrin:

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