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Old 08.09.2009, 14:28
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What are the chances of this?

This forum has 28456 members (Ok not all are active and some do not give DOB). So what do you think the chances are of this happening (see attachment).

Screen shot taken today about 15 mins ago, and a quick search reveals that there are no members called "None"

That said, given the number of members there are there are relatively few birthdays appearing anyway.

Anybody got an explanation?
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:30
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Re: What are the chances of this?

At least 1 in 366 apparently?
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:32
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Re: What are the chances of this?

I don't believe you need to give a DOB when you register, hence why not all 28456 members will have their B'days listed.
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:35
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Re: What are the chances of this?

Yes, the odds would lead towards several Birthdays each calendar day.

However, there is the option in each profile settings to hide your Birthday.
You can not imagine how many people have Birthdays on the first of
January in this forum
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:38
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I don't believe you need to give a DOB when you register, hence why not all 28456 members will have their B'days listed.
True, by my reckoning 28456 members should give circa 78 birthdays per day if everybody entered their DOB. I'm just surprised that so few members actually do if that's the case.
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:39
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You can not imagine how many people have Birthdays on the first of
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Thankyou - that makes sense
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:39
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Re: What are the chances of this?

My i born at exactly two minutes to midnight on the 7th Sep (last night).

Just three minutes later and i could have rendered your thread completely defunct!
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My i born at exactly two minutes to midnight on the 7th Sep (last night).

Just three minutes later and i could have rendered your thread completely defunct!
Happy Belated B-day!

Slaphead, go back to work.
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:43
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That said, given the number of members there are there are relatively few birthdays appearing anyway.

Anybody got an explanation?
It is amazing how many folks actually don't give a ***** about their birthday anyway !!!
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:44
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Re: What are the chances of this?

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This forum has 28456 members ....?
I see there are 36,528 members?
Not that it impacts your question, but..
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It is amazing how many folks actually don't give a ***** about their birthday anyway !!!
They tell you that, but then when you don't do anything "you told me not to...", the kaka hits the fan.
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:48
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I see there are 36,528 members?
Not that it impacts your question, but..
I got my number from going to the member search and it said 1-100 from 28456 results. Maybe the search only shows a certain maximum number of results.
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Old 08.09.2009, 14:58
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Re: What are the chances of this?

My screen says that MATHNUT has a birthday today.... and that he is 101 years old!
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Old 08.09.2009, 15:01
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My screen says that MATHNUT has a birthday today.... and that She is 101 years old!
Someone has just updated their profile and I dunno, perhaps fibbed?

No, that would never happen on the EF.
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Old 08.09.2009, 15:05
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Re: What are the chances of this?

anyways.. fib or no fib.... happy birthday MathNut... I did not know if you were a male or female as your pic looks like brad pitt with long hair so I assumed you were a guy.
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Old 08.09.2009, 15:24
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anyways.. fib or no fib.... happy birthday MathNut... I did not know if you were a male or female as your pic looks like brad pitt with long hair so I assumed you were a guy.
Thank you, that's very kind of you. I wish you a happy birthday as well, whenever yours is.

Please do not be embarrassed about the gender confusion. At one's age the difference is of quite diminished interest anyway (except, perhaps, to one's coterie of carers, physicians and attentive young men.)
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...happy burpday slaphead
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Old 08.09.2009, 19:52
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Re: What are the chances of this?

Happy Birthday

Mathnut!


and to anyone else.....

and many more.
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Old 08.09.2009, 23:33
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Re: What are the chances of this?

The member list (28k users) doesn't include the banned ones.

All the best for your birthday MathNut, even though I'm not sure if your age is base-4 or base-5
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Old 08.09.2009, 23:35
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The member list (28k users) doesn't include the banned ones.

All the best for your birthday MathNut, even though I'm not sure if your age is base-4 or base-5
8,528 members have been banned?
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