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"We've already projected a winner."
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"True, most accidents occur in the home. Rarely, however, do they involve two vehicles."
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'But then again...we could be wrong.'
'The probability of someone watching you is proportional to the stupidity of your actions.'
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"Mail is running three to one against our Christmas newsletter."
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Angel Wins Publisher's Clearing House
Using Frank Drake's famous equation, Betty calculates the probability of finding intelligent life on a Saturday night.
'I don't like to take chances.'
WIZARD OF ODDS...gambling, lottery consultant.
'Remember to pace yourself!'
"Odd finger finishes the fettuccine."
'Do you have a backup plan?'
'Ha-ha, that's so random.'
"I can't see this gambling commission working"
"I give you a fifty-fifty chance. Pay me up front, and I'll make it sixty-forty."
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'I'd say the odds of your full recovery are good -- of course, I liked my pocket sevens last night, too.'
Hare and the Tortoise Race
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"The statistician is coming over to explain why this is perfectly normal."
Probability: 10,000-1, 150-1, 6-1, 2-5, 1-20, 50-1, 10,000-1.
Dept of Probability: Maybe, Possibly, Perhaps.
"When you're playing twenty-one and you have seventeen, do you sit tight or do you take a card?"