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Old 02-21-2012, 03:53 PM   #1
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How is this even possible?

5th time in a row....5TH TIME! A #34 Crate dropped. Why only this crate? NO IDEA. It flips me off to no end.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:53 PM   #2
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Did you build a shrine to the Crate God?
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:54 PM   #3
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The Random Number Generater. Fear it, for it is a monster that will reduce you to tears.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:54 PM   #4
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I'm PACKIN these #34'S MANNN.....
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:55 PM   #5
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As Dilbert once wisely pointed out...

"that's the problem with random numbers: you never know if its a pattern or just highly coincidental"

I butchered the quote, but you get the idea.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:55 PM   #6
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The Random Number Generation. Fear it, for it is a monster that will reduce you to tears.
BLASPHEMER!
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:58 PM   #7
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OP, if it makes you feel any better, I just had one of these mythical #30 crates drop for me.
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:01 PM   #8
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OP, if it makes you feel any better, I just had one of these mythical #30 crates drop for me.
That's fine. A month ago I got 3 #30's in 1 week.
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:10 PM   #9
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There's only 4 active crate series. Considering that one of them seems to be as rare as hats, you effectively have a chance of getting 1 out of 3 crates each time one drops. The probability of getting 5 in a row is (1/3)^4 (you don't count the first crate because it's the beginning of your streak and we're counting the odds of getting any 5 in a row). That's a 1/81 chance, or roughly 1.2%. That is nothing amazing.
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:45 PM   #10
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That's fine. A month ago I got 3 #30's in 1 week.
You are in no position whatsoever to complain about having bad luck right now.
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:46 PM   #11
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You are in no position whatsoever to complain about having bad luck right now.
captain obvious last sighted posting on spuf
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:48 PM   #12
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You are in no position whatsoever to complain about having bad luck right now.
It was from 2 different accounts okay >:|
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:50 PM   #13
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captain obvious last sighted posting on spuf
Clearly the captain was needed, as the OP doesn't think it was obvious at all.

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It was from 2 different accounts okay >:|
No, not OK. That's still 1.5 #30 crates per account in a week.
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