Staistics Help Required

Discussion in 'Women's Issues' started by Lordpendragon, Sep 17, 2005.

  1. Lordpendragon

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    I just worked out that the chances of my having

    The length I am and
    The girth I am and
    The height I am and
    The body type I am and
    The weight I am and
    The eye colour I have and
    The hair colour I have and
    The shoe size I have and
    The ball size I have and
    The IQ I have and
    The age I am and
    The wealth I have and
    The nationality I am

    Are less than 1 in 10,000,000,000.

    Do I still exist?
     
  2. D_Thoraxis_Biggulp

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    Well when you combine all of those things for anybody, they're going to be rather unique. But at the same time, if you're 1 in 1000 for ethnicity and 1 in 100 for religion, it doesn't mean you're 1 in 100,000 for the combination of ethnicity and religion. At the moment, I can't think exactly how to calculate it, but I know it wouldn't go as simply as that, since they're not mutually exclusive. 1 out of every 10 (or 100 out of every 1000) people of that ethnicity could be that religion, making you just 1 in 10.
    So really, yes you still exist. There's 7 billion people in the world and more coming. Your combination of traits is going to be rather unique when you stack all your stats like that.
     
  3. D_Thoraxis_Biggulp

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    Also, why is this in here anyway? Seems to me you're just trying to boast.
     
  4. Lordpendragon

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    It's called humour - sorry humor - you'll find it in the dictionary just under that thing you use to get the creases out of your washed clothes.
     
  5. D_Thoraxis_Biggulp

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    You... don't have to adjust spelling styles for different nationalities of users. Just use your own.

    Wait.... "iron" comes after "humor" in the dictionary? And honestly, methinks most people probably received it similarly to how I did. It looks like you're just bragging.
     
  6. Lordpendragon

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    Oh dear oh dear.

    Self deprecation is a more common form of British humour - its just that I am not very good at it.
     
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