Pick a number between 1 and 100

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78. When do we find out if we win?

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lol everything matters
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Are we allowed to pick more than once? If so, 69

What would Baron Harkonnen do?

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80.
It was the first number which came to mind.

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Doesn't this belong more to Forum Games?

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Possibly. I started doing this as a pseudoscience experiment which is put it in here. However, if the moderator wants to move it i wouldn't object.

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Oh come on people. The answer is 4.

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Re: Pick a number between 1 and 100

I think i'll pick another random number

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96. Because, unlike, say, 51, is a very user-friendly number.
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I think this experiment only works well when people can't see the other numbers - say, you might use a web form to drop numbers into a little database or something, where people can't see all the other numbers submitted.
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4!
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Uhhh... 47.

Say, would you get an integer between 1 and 100 out of |i|*10 and rounded up?

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LTK wrote:Uhhh... 47.

Say, would you get an integer between 1 and 100 out of |i|*10 and rounded up?

If complex numbers do what I think they do when you take the absolute value, that seems to give 100. so no.
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My friend Laura:

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I found this number as the 10388th and 10389th digit of [imath]\pi[/imath]

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"69 dude."

OK, how many are old enough to remember Bill & Ted ?

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72 is what popped into my head, and so 72 it shall be.
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double epsilon = -.0000001;

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5 ftw

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unus vox wrote:72 is what popped into my head, and so 72 it shall be.

This.

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Take all the numbers made, or yet to be made in the thread, divide by the post count (not-including posts which don't include a number) and round to the closest integer.

Seemed only fair to be average.
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73.
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