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Is there any mathmatical reason to "Plinko"?
« on: 21/10/2007 03:59:40 »
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Is there any mathmatical reason to "Plinko"?
« Reply #1 on: 21/10/2007 14:59:29 »
What's plinko?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 21/10/2007 15:47:56 »
yes... what is it?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 21/10/2007 16:17:31 »
Plinko from Price is Right.... only the greatest game ever!!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 21/10/2007 16:30:36 »
Plinko from Price is Right.... only the greatest game ever!!

I think you need to get out more
 

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« Reply #5 on: 21/10/2007 17:50:52 »
Beav - I need to stay in more!! I haven't seen Price is Right for a while... has Drew Carrey taken over yet?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 21/10/2007 18:01:51 »
Plinko is exciting! LOL Trajectory and all that! LOL release, pressure, maybe a nudge to the right or left...what will it be...0 or 10,000 for me! LOL!

What is PLINKO????? !!!!!!! I am shocked one should even ask! LOL LOL!
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« Reply #7 on: 21/10/2007 18:09:51 »
Plinko is exciting! LOL Trajectory and all that! LOLreleasu pressure maybe a nudge to the right or left...what will it be...o or 10,000 for me! LOL!

What is PLINKO????? !!!!!!! I am shocked one should even ask! LOL LOL!

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« Reply #8 on: 21/10/2007 18:16:18 »
Apparently the show isnt played across the pond...
 

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« Reply #9 on: 21/10/2007 18:19:24 »
Beav - I need to stay in more!! I haven't seen Price is Right for a while... has Drew Carrey taken over yet?

Plinko's my favorite game on PIR.

I hardly ever watch tv during the day, but I happened to catch it a few days ago and Drew Carrey was hosting now.  I love him! 
 

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« Reply #10 on: 21/10/2007 18:21:56 »
Haha. Thanks for all the replies. Yes it is on the Price of right, but I asked because when I was with Kayla at the church festival they had it there. And I saw people try and try. And i thought. Wow that'd be a good question to ask.

There has to be something more thn Trajectory.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 21/10/2007 18:22:15 »
Is he good... I don't think I could handle not seeing Bob. He's iconic.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 21/10/2007 18:26:43 »
Yes he is!
 

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« Reply #13 on: 21/10/2007 18:27:03 »
I loved Bob!
 

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« Reply #14 on: 21/10/2007 18:43:30 »
Is he good... I don't think I could handle not seeing Bob. He's iconic.

I didn't really watch it long enough to tell.  It did seem weird not seeing Bob.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 21/10/2007 19:46:26 »
Apparently the show isnt played across the pond...

It used to be on TV here....I think it's now relegated to some obscure cable channel somewhere...in the form of re-runs !

Incidentally.....I reckon this thread is worth about a thousand dollars !!
 

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« Reply #16 on: 21/10/2007 22:46:21 »
In answer to the original question, there must be an optimum strategy for it. You have to have some idea about prices of things. If the most significant figure looks right, choose that one. If it looks wrong then choose the least significant figure. In the long run that will give you the best chance. The problem is that there isn't really a long run -it's a short game - so any advantage will be seriously diluted by the random element. But, whatever, it is always worth some mental input rather than just random guessing.
People who gamble on horses or football pools using random choices will lose in the long run.
They can help themselves with a certain amount of knowledge about the sport.
That's the idiocy of roulette- it is totally random - the house cannot lose - punters cannot win (in the long run).
 

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« Reply #17 on: 21/10/2007 23:59:05 »
I see thanks ya!
 

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« Reply #18 on: 22/10/2007 01:42:29 »
drew carey took over?! seriously?
 

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« Reply #19 on: 22/10/2007 01:48:19 »
Yah, Barker retired. Last I heard he is getting sued by some of the former models
 

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« Reply #20 on: 22/10/2007 01:51:41 »
*jaw drops* for what?!
 

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« Reply #21 on: 22/10/2007 01:54:47 »
Kadie you didnt' know that? Um where have you been? haha.
 

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« Reply #22 on: 22/10/2007 01:56:01 »
i knew he revised but what's he being sued for? being the cutest little old guy ever?
 

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« Reply #23 on: 22/10/2007 01:56:29 »
i mean retired
 

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« Reply #24 on: 22/10/2007 02:02:25 »
Oh I'm with you there. I heard sometihng about getting sued, but never really lisetne to it
 

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