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    Today's daily winner of STOCKTOBER2! is drawn:



    Congratulations winner: please select your number as instructed and we'll reveal your prize later.

    Al

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    ...and after filming, Al was savagely beaten by Emma for daring to imply she was an angry person.

    Emma is the hulk. Doesn't matter what you say, she's a maniac... maniac... on the dancefloor. Dancing like she's never danced before.

    Last edited by X-13; 2nd October 2013 at 12:54 PM. Reason: I totally didn't put the wrong word....

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    she's a manic... manic... on the dancefloor
    *maniac...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gtg93 View Post
    *maniac...?


    Got distracted by someone talking about a problem "with this black box thing" [visitor] is trying to connect to the computer...

    That is indeed what I meant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post


    Got distracted by someone talking about a problem "with this black box thing" [visitor] is trying to connect to the computer...

    That is indeed what I meant.
    I normally try to resist correcting people, but seeing as though you're usually quick to spot the mistakes, I couldn't help myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    ...and after filming, Al was savagely beaten by Emma for daring to imply she was an angry person.

    Emma is the hulk. Doesn't matter what you say, she's a maniac... maniac... on the dancefloor. Dancing like she's never danced before.

    She's never going to live this down!

    And Shhh or she'll come get you next.....

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    Do we get to know how many names are in the chassis so we can calculate our odds of winning and then make conspiratorial claims of prize-fixing when the PS4 goes to @X-13?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    we can calculate our odds of winning
    Not possible.

    You'd need to know:

    # how many entries there are
    # how they're arranged in the chassis and
    # how they move when shaken

    It could be that your name is on the top, but when shaken moves down to the bottom corner [making it much, much harder to pick].

    When I win the PS3 just accept that physics doesn't like you.

    Quote Originally Posted by ICTDirect_Dave View Post
    She's never going to live this down!
    That's the general idea.

    Soon, BETT will refuse to host VeryPC because Emma could go on a rampage.

    I'm effectively holding their company hostage.
    Last edited by X-13; 2nd October 2013 at 01:02 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Not possible.

    You'd need to know:

    # how many entries there are
    # how they're arranged in the chassis and
    # how they move when shaken

    It could be that your name is on the top, but when shaken moves down to the bottom corner [making it much, much harder to pick].

    When I win the PS3 just accept that physics doesn't like you.
    I was only going for a low level of confidence using lunch-hour levels of brain activity. Which is to say, 1/entrants. I can't even be bothered to work out the sum probability for all 31 days taking into account the slowly decreasing number of entrants (based on the assumption that everyone who wants to enter has already entered).

    If you only want a PS3 btw, I'll send you mine in exchange for the PS4 in that top box. Stupid whiney PS3. "Ooh I need an update", "ooh I wasn't turned off properly last time", if Emma had to deal with that then the PS3 would have been straight out the window the first time it was turned on, I tell you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Got distracted by someone talking about a problem "with this black box thing" [visitor] is trying to connect to the computer...
    You don't work for Santander do you....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    You don't work for Santander do you....?
    Santander has GLaDOS? If so, yes.

    As I work in a bank... you should give me all your money for safekeeping.

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    I can't seem to find the video of the first draw. Do those who get drawn get PM'd also?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gongalong View Post
    I can't seem to find the video of the first draw. Do those who get drawn get PM'd also?
    First draw: VeryPC STOCKTOBER2! first winner 01 Tuesday 1st October 2013 - YouTube

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Santander has GLaDOS? If so, yes.

    As I work in a bank... you should give me all your money for safekeeping.
    Just thinking, Santander let visitors attached black boxes to their computers: BBC News - Arrests over 'cyber plot' to steal from Santander bank
    I'll wire you over my life savings in a minute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gongalong View Post
    I can't seem to find the video of the first draw. Do those who get drawn get PM'd also?
    They do.
    Don't expect a PM today.

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