What are the chances? (Random Windows Humor)

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Re: What are the chances? (Random Windows Humor)

#11 Postby timkb4cq » Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:18 pm

There's a good reason not to play 1 2 3 4 5 6 in the lottery. It is one of the most comon combinations played. Therefore, if you do win with 1 2 3 4 5 6 you will be splitting the prize with many more people than with other combinations.

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Re: What are the chances? (Random Windows Humor)

#12 Postby Adrian » Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:20 pm

Really, didn't know that... then a random choice is probably better. "Better" in the context that you still need to play every day a million of years to have a decent chance to win.

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Re: What are the chances? (Random Windows Humor)

#13 Postby ko » Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:37 pm

The probability of winning with 123456 is the same as with 532761 or any other 6 digit combination.
The probability of being a single winner with '123456' is much lower; virtually 0.

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Re: What are the chances? (Random Windows Humor)

#14 Postby Pierre » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:45 am

Just shows how sad that M$, really is

not a patch on 'nix ( any version).

(( mind you, I still can't get, many of those PC owner's,. to actually PAY_ME - when I fix their messy_PC ))
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