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#1 Posted on 2.12.02 1648.30
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Dexley's Midnight Jogger, 3 time Randomly Selected Wiener-of-the-Day, in a 6 week period? Conspiracy? Dumb luck? Well placed bribe? What do you think?
(Thread intended in the best of humor, please, take no offense!! :))

(edited by Pool-Boy on 2.12.02 1448)
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#2 Posted on 2.12.02 1714.29
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The problem with randomness is that the closer you get to truly random output the more convinced people become that it's anything but random.

If you truly believe that the distribution of the Wiener-of-the-Day selection is something other than random, please feel free to show some kind of statistical analysis that agrees with your hypothesis.

I must say, I'm not offended; but do I feel compelled to ask the question, ``Why do you care, anyway?''
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#3 Posted on 2.12.02 1716.38
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For no other reason than it is an interesting quirk, my friend. I don't claim that there is anything other than sheer randomness going on, I just found it to be interesting, and I pointed it out in jest.
I THOUGHT that was what "Thread intended in the best of humor" would convey... apparently I miscalculated...
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#4 Posted on 2.12.02 1825.14
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    Originally posted by tarnish

    The problem with randomness is that the closer you get to truly random output the more convinced people become that it's anything but random.

    If you truly believe that the distribution of the Wiener-of-the-Day selection is something other than random, please feel free to show some kind of statistical analysis that agrees with your hypothesis.

    I must say, I'm not offended; but do I feel compelled to ask the question, ``Why do you care, anyway?''





I care for one reason, it helps me get out of bed in the morning. Just having the dream that, I, could be....THE WIENER OF THE DAY.

Oh...and....relax, it's just the internet.
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#5 Posted on 2.12.02 1925.52
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Well then, in the best of humor, take your pick:

1. the random number generator had to be rebooted.
2. the random number gnome took a hit to the head and has a concussion.
3. recent sunspot activity has blocked the random rays that fuel the random number provider in Guru's backyard...

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#6 Posted on 2.12.02 1928.59
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    Originally posted by tarnish

    Well then, in the best of humor, take your pick:

    1. the random number generator had to be rebooted.
    2. the random number gnome took a hit to the head and has a concussion.
    3. recent sunspot activity has blocked the random rays that fuel the random number provider in Guru's backyard...




4. It's weighted so those who post least get more "picks" ala the NBA draft lottery
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#7 Posted on 2.12.02 1929.03
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You run the risk of the wrath of Adam for suggesting that ANYTHING regarding this box was rebooted.
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#8 Posted on 2.12.02 2207.36
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    You run the risk of the wrath of Adam for suggesting that ANYTHING regarding this box was rebooted.


Of course not...it was......Formatted!

ha!
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#9 Posted on 3.12.02 1934.12
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and in all wierdness last week someone was the freshest wiener and wiener of the day at the same time! Oh to have such luck.
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#10 Posted on 5.12.02 1037.26
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and now to cap it all we have a non poster going by the name of 'thecardinalsfan' who's a three time weiner of the day already. Three times I tell you!! Oh the injustice of it all.

But then he does have to follow the Cards so I guess that evens things out a bit
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#11 Posted on 5.12.02 1039.31
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It's like the random tag generator. You never know who you're going to get, and sometimes, the teams repeated themselves. Why? We'll never know...
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#12 Posted on 7.12.02 2030.44
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Is there a list of the winners? I'd like to see if I've been so honoured yet.
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#13 Posted on 7.12.02 2248.55
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top of the main page, click WOTD LIST or somthing to that effect...

(edited by rikidozan on 7.12.02 2350)
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#14 Posted on 8.12.02 1438.08
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Oh, someone has to say this.

Dexley's Midnight Jogger is holding down the rest of us, who can't seem to break the Wiener-of-the-day glass ceiling. When is Vince going to recognize that the fans don't want to see the same Wiener-of-the-day all the time?

::tongue firmly planted in cheek::
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#15 Posted on 9.12.02 1324.06
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    Originally posted by bubblesthechimp
    and in all wierdness last week someone was the freshest wiener and wiener of the day at the same time! Oh to have such luck.


Is that like Fred Lynn and Ichiro winning the MVP and ROY the same year...
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#16 Posted on 9.12.02 1529.01
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Just discovered through the wonder of the WOTD list that I was in fact a Wiener of the day one time way back in early November. I hereby retract all suggestions I may have earlier made regarding possible rigging and bias in what I am sure is an utterly random selection process, filled with integrity.

If you will excuse me I am now off to perform a Spinaroonie in retrospective celebration of this glorious honour bestowed upon me. Ahthankyou
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#17 Posted on 9.12.02 1715.54
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Damn that Dexley's Midnight Jogger for holding me down...
But just out of curiosity, since Weinerville has no "Stephanie"... who do you have to sleep with to cement your place at the top of the WOTD ladder?
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#18 Posted on 9.12.02 1722.20
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    Originally posted by Pool-Boy
    Damn that Dexley's Midnight Jogger for holding me down...
    But just out of curiosity, since Weinerville has no "Stephanie"... who do you have to sleep with to cement your place at the top of the WOTD ladder?



You mean not only does Dexley get to be multiple WOTD but he also gets to sleep with, like, a proper person? Man this is so unfair, I'm all jealous again now. And I was feeling so good about myself there for a while.
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#19 Posted on 11.12.02 2332.55
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Geez....I've NEVER won. I post here all the damn time! Lousy universe!
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#20 Posted on 12.12.02 1329.37
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    Originally posted by Pool-Boy
    Damn that Dexley's Midnight Jogger for holding me down...
    But just out of curiosity, since Weinerville has no "Stephanie"... who do you have to sleep with to cement your place at the top of the WOTD ladder?



We do have one, right here:

http://wienerville.slashwrestling.com/profile.php?id=36

I doubt she'd let any of us unwashed pigs touch her though.
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