Probability Theory and terrorism

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« on: 27/03/2009 05:22:30 »
A man is caught going on an airplane with a bomb in his suitcase.

In his interrogation, he is asked for his motives and who sent him to do it.

The man insists that he did not intend to let the bomb go off. It was just for self defence.

Detective: "For Self Defence?"   [???]

Man: "Yep, Self Defence".

Detective: "Explain"

Man: "Have you heared of probability theory? what are the chances that on the same plane there will be two independent bombers?"

Detective:   [:-\]


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« Reply #1 on: 27/03/2009 05:23:28 »
Me: [:-\]




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« Reply #2 on: 27/03/2009 06:01:29 »
I don't get it.

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« Reply #3 on: 28/03/2009 01:14:40 »
Oh come on, Chemmie. Wake up. [::)]
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« Reply #4 on: 28/03/2009 01:17:41 »
Was that a joke!? [:D]

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« Reply #5 on: 31/03/2009 22:01:05 »
Oh grief.  [::)]
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« Reply #6 on: 01/04/2009 04:56:18 »
What are you complaining about?