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January 7th, 2016 at 5:38:14 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

To put this in comparison:

Probability of 18 Yo's in a row 1 in 18^18 = 1 in 39,346,408,075,296,500,000,000
Probability of a monkey solving a Rubik's cube in a single attempt =FACT(8)*3^7*FACT(12)*0.5*2^11 = 1 in 43,252,003,274,489,900,000.

So it is 910 times more likely that monkey would solve the Rubik's Cube than a shooter throwing 18 yo's in a row.



How likely to throw 18 yos to winning powerball?
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January 7th, 2016 at 5:38:22 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

To put this in comparison:

Probability of 18 Yo's in a row 1 in 18^18 = 1 in 39,346,408,075,296,500,000,000
Probability of a monkey solving a Rubik's cube in a single attempt =FACT(8)*3^7*FACT(12)*0.5*2^11 = 1 in 43,252,003,274,489,900,000.

So it is 910 times more likely that monkey would solve the Rubik's Cube than a shooter throwing 18 yo's in a row.

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January 7th, 2016 at 5:44:45 PM permalink
Quote: djatc

How likely to throw 18 yos to winning powerball?



18 yo's in a row = 1 in 39,346,408,075,296,500,000,000
Powerball = 1 in 292,201,338
Powerball 2 out of 2 = 1 in 85,381,621,928,990,200

So, it is 460,829 times more likely to buy two Powerball tickets, and win both of them, than to go throw 18 yo's in a row.

BTW, is it yos or yo's? Somebody ask BBB.
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January 7th, 2016 at 5:47:51 PM permalink
Something like this would be well remembered by dice dealers at the casino in question. Why doesn't someone go there and ask? Might even be able to track down "James" the stick man and ask for him to confirm.
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January 7th, 2016 at 5:53:46 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

18 yo's in a row = 1 in 39,346,408,075,296,500,000,000
Powerball = 1 in 292,201,338
Powerball 2 out of 2 = 1 in 85,381,621,928,990,200

So, it is 460,829 times more likely to buy two Powerball tickets, and win both of them, than to go throw 18 yo's in a row.

BTW, is it yos or yo's? Somebody ask BBB.



This does not look good for Alan's claims.
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January 7th, 2016 at 5:56:53 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

...BTW, is it yos or yo's? Somebody ask BBB.



Actually, is it yos or yoes? Here's a nice video on how to make plurals of words ending in O.
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January 7th, 2016 at 6:04:23 PM permalink
Maybe Alan was confused and what really happened was he banged out 18 hoes in a row? I'm just saying....
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January 7th, 2016 at 6:11:54 PM permalink
Alan - I empathize with you in this thread - as 'they' did it me here—> 30 hands in a row—I was crucified and still not believed
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January 7th, 2016 at 6:20:44 PM permalink
Quote: ChesterDog

Actually, is it yos or yoes? Here's a nice video on how to make plurals of words ending in O.



I got to wondering what is the plural of yo yo. According to Dictionary.com it can be yo-yos or yo-yoes. Not only didn't I know that yo-yo was supposed to be hyphenated, but I guess I shouldn't have been using an apostrophe in yos/yoes.

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January 7th, 2016 at 6:22:32 PM permalink
Can anyone do a comparison of likelihood of losing thirty hands of blackjack vs 18 11s in a row
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