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Krazy4Krash

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A big thunderstorm came along while I was out at the shops, and my dog escaped the backyard during it. She has a terrible fear of thunder and lightning (like most dogs, I assume), and becomes a creature of no logic during one. Instead of comfortably staying in the back patio where she would never feel a drop of rain, she squeezes underneath the fence leading into the open front yard, and she wandered streets in hailstorm weather.

A major road with dozens of cars going by every minute is only a few hundred metres away from where I live. Thankfully she headed the other way towards a school, which was releasing students as it was the end of the day. A nice boy found her soaked and rang up the phone number on her collar, alerting me to the presence of my lost dog. I got pretty emotional when I reached them, and could not thank the guy enough. I consider my dog lucky to be alive, and cannot adequately describe the importance of having your details on your (active) pets.
 
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Jonny

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I have 1 hour and 15 minutes until my night shift at work, I am pretty certain that 20 minutes ago I had 5 hours until work. I really shouldn't have browsed reddit, it makes time disappear:(

That picture has nothing to do with my post...I'm so confused rn
I think the point was that while comparing large groups of people to each other can be helpful, comparing one individual to another almost never is.
 

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I think the point was that while comparing large groups of people to each other can be helpful, comparing one individual to another almost never is.
The point of that picture was the exact opposite of what you described, though.
 

Jonny

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The point of that picture was the exact opposite of what you described, though.
At the bottom of the image

Image said:
Now turn those final results into smaller numbers while keeping the ratio the same, so the results become even more ambiguous
"even more" shows that the image is trying to convey that doing what it has shown brings ambiguity and the more you do it the greater the ambiguity. Basically what it seems to be suggesting is that while a sample of 10 men may earn $1,000,000 and 10 women may earn &770,000 that doesn't mean that 10 men necessarily earn $100,000 each or women earn $77,000 each. It could be that 9 men earn $60,000 while one earns $460,000 or whatever combination of male and female earnings you want that adds up to the original total provided. Thus while the original numbers can be helpful, bringing it down to individual numbers is not so much.
 

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At the bottom of the image



"even more" shows that the image is trying to convey that doing what it has shown brings ambiguity and the more you do it the greater the ambiguity. Basically what it seems to be suggesting is that while a sample of 10 men may earn $1,000,000 and 10 women may earn &770,000 that doesn't mean that 10 men necessarily earn $100,000 each or women earn $77,000 each. It could be that 9 men earn $60,000 while one earns $460,000 or whatever combination of male and female earnings you want that adds up to the original total provided. Thus while the original numbers can be helpful, bringing it down to individual numbers is not so much.
The image still has nothing to do with my post. The image was about placing an imaginary amount of money on each individual. Imaginary numbers aren't helpful, but the image says nothing about how comparing two individuals to each other is faulty. The point of the image was pointing out the faults of taking a large sample and acting as if it is a small sample. It had nothing to do with my post, I was just trying to point that out in an attempt to be funny and to go along with a well known troll to see how he would respond.
 

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The point of the image was pointing out the faults of taking a large sample and acting as if it is a small sample.
Wouldn't you be able to apply the converse of this -- taking a small sample and acting as if its a large sample -- and apply it to your own situation? By comparing YOU [small] to YOUR BROTHERS [large]?

Beyond that, the image literally had nothing to do with your post. Grow up, kid, and stop acting like you're a detective. You're not. You're a normal lil trigga who lives life like the rest of us. Just breath a lil and have some fun.
 

Jonny

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The image still has nothing to do with my post. The image was about placing an imaginary amount of money on each individual. Imaginary numbers aren't helpful, but the image says nothing about how comparing two individuals to each other is faulty. The point of the image was pointing out the faults of taking a large sample and acting as if it is a small sample. It had nothing to do with my post, I was just trying to point that out in an attempt to be funny and to go along with a well known troll to see how he would respond.
I have no idea about troll, it has been a long time since I was last active here (skyward Sword release time kind of area I believe). Maybe I have stepped into an ongoing dispute that I shouldn't have, I don't know. All I'll say is that all I seen was generic and friendly attempt to show solidarity with your gripe. As to the application of the image to your post, I simply took it as an example of a flaw in comparing individuals to give a token gesture of solidarity. I didn't see it as a statement intended to give 100% scientific accuracy to your given situation. But then I do not have the historical context of posting habits.
 
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AP Econ is hard....
No it isn't. You THINK it's hard. When you remove this disgusting mental block you will surely see the Lies and Trickery of AP Econ and blast through that class, if you have the makings.
 
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The stupidest part of the earrings is I know I have a slight allergy and these earrings should be safe for use. Hydrocortisone cream/lotion/ointment to the rescue!
 

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What is going on with ZD mobile like seriously this is getting really annoying ... is anyone working on that D:
Oh, I'm not the only one? Meh, just tick the box saying something like "request desktop site", that should clear things right up.

Besides, I never was a fan on ZD's mobile site myself.
 

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