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Old 2011-09-29, 19:57   #441
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listeria outbreak:
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/deaths-link...204953505.html

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Old 2011-09-30, 01:12   #442
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http://ca.sports.yahoo.com/mlb/blog/...ysp_frm_woah=1

not sure how they calculated the odds that they base the odds of this happening on.
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Old 2011-09-30, 02:30   #443
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not sure how they calculated the odds that they base the odds of this happening on.
If it were really 1 in 278 million, the chances of anything like that happening in the history of major sports is ridiculously slim. So ridiculously slim that it's far more likely that his numbers are off than that it happened. I think he's ignoring some number of large factors. Probably the largest is that the players aren't random number generators, but people. People with drive to overcome losing positions, or that get too comfortable with their lead and slack off. Of course, the opposite effects can happen too.
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http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/30/world/...ric/index.html

only another 300 to go probably.
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What does any of this have to do with a WTF thread?
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Old 2011-10-05, 19:30   #448
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http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikiped...ttobre_2011/en
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at this time, the Italian language Wikipedia may be no longer able to continue providing the service that over the years was useful to you, and that you expected to have right now. As things stand, the page you want still exists and is only hidden, but the risk is that soon we will be forced to actually delete it.
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Old 2011-10-06, 03:17   #449
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That is really "wtf" sh*tty news...
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It's a follow up to the one I posted in March:

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