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Old 28th Dec 2012, 09:33   #21 (permalink)
 
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Statistically, 9 out of 10 people enjoy gang rape.
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 09:07   #22 (permalink)
 
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There are Lies, Damned Lies - and statistics.
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 09:47   #23 (permalink)
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90% of threads on jet blast are uninteresting.
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 09:53   #24 (permalink)
 
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An oldie:

Statistics are like bikinis; what they reveal is interesting; what they conceal is vital.
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 12:47   #25 (permalink)
 
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A real one.

Over 50% of the UK population do not know what an average is.
Only 1% can accurately define the difference between mean, median and Mode.
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 14:48   #26 (permalink)
 
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70.71 per cent can't define rms and 69.3 per cent don't understand half-life.
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 15:29   #27 (permalink)
 
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Genuine quote from a Labour Councillor

"There can't be 86% agreement; there's only 7 of them."
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 16:26   #28 (permalink)

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"There can't be 86% agreement; there's only 7 of them."
He might have had a point actually, even if he didn't know he had - if there's only 7 respndents then saying "86% agreement" rather than "6 out of 7 agree" is rather hiding the fact that the sample might be too small to be meaningful.

Councillors are faced with consultation responses like this all the time; when the results are meaningless, as 6 out of 7 might be (depending on the circumstances) then they have to make their own minds up. My thinking might go something along the lines of "if only seven people can be arsed to respond to the consultation, that means that nobody much cares about this project, so how's about we spend the money somewhere else instead where people do care?" There's always a list of other things you could spend the money on.
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 17:08   #29 (permalink)
 
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Gertrude.
It wasn't a consultation, it was a recommendation from one of their own committees. And this wasn't the only 'If I don't understand it, then you're all wrong' comment from said councillor that day
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 17:14   #30 (permalink)
 
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There are only 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don't
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 17:22   #31 (permalink)

 
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On, Off, On, Off, On, Off, On, Off......?
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Old 29th Dec 2012, 18:46   #32 (permalink)
 
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Nice one, Heston, I guess 01 or 10 of us got it.
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Old 9th Feb 2013, 02:21   #33 (permalink)

 
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Research has shown 99% of all flies like eating shit on a regular basis.




Research has shown 50% of all women like eating shit on a regular basis.




Research has shown 99% of all men have to take shit on a regular basis.

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Old 9th Feb 2013, 02:24   #34 (permalink)
 
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7 out of 10 chicks dig guys who don't slash on them and smile while not doing so...


Caco

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Old 9th Feb 2013, 02:40   #35 (permalink)
 
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Research has shown that if Caco is posting at this hour or later, he is talking TOTAL Sh!te.
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Old 9th Feb 2013, 03:20   #36 (permalink)

 
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But very recent research shows Caco has been pissing it up now for 2 nights running!
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Old 9th Feb 2013, 08:46   #37 (permalink)
 
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On the long average, One omnipotent Universal Deity will work more than twice as well as would Two.












...really!

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Old 9th Feb 2013, 08:48   #38 (permalink)
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You been reading 'Justine' Caco?
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Old 9th Feb 2013, 10:17   #39 (permalink)

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Slash,

Re post #34.
You are an absolute towering font of all knowledge, part 3 of the post being particularly apt
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Old 9th Feb 2013, 10:28   #40 (permalink)
 
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6.18 x 10^13 flies can't be wrong.
Eat sh!t.
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