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Author Topic: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey  (Read 1059 times)

40hz

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Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« on: September 06, 2015, 12:11:40 PM »
xkcd_survey.pngTake the xkcd weird correlation survey

Link here.

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2015, 02:08:17 PM »
I took their survey just because I know it'll throw off all their results. ;)

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2015, 02:30:34 PM »
"
The xkcd survey
This is an anonymous survey. After it's done, a database of everyone's responses will be posted.

There's no specific reason for any of the questions. The goal is to create an interesting and unusual data set for people to play with. (This is obviously not going to be a real random sample of people, but in the interest of getting cooler data, if you're sharing this with friends, try sending it to some people who wouldn't normally see this kind of thing!)

WARNING: This survey is anonymous, but your answers WILL BE MADE PUBLIC. Depending what you write, it's possible that someone may be able to identify you by looking at your responses. None of these questions should ask about anything too private, but don't write anything that you don't want people to see. If you're not comfortable answering a question, just skip it.

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2015, 02:41:37 PM »
five
random
words
um
one

 ;D

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2015, 02:57:59 PM »
five
random
words
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one

 ;D
Hey - we matched on three words!  :P
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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2015, 12:06:56 PM »
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 ;D

One might argue that your first three word choices aren't random choices at all. ;)

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2015, 12:27:44 PM »
five
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 ;D

One might argue that your first three word choices aren't random choices at all. ;)
I'm sure the data will likely support your hypothesis -- but has anyone pulled the data and analyzed it yet?
vi vi vi - editor of the beast

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2015, 02:45:26 PM »
five
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one

 ;D

One might argue that your first three word choices aren't random choices at all. ;)

The didn't say choose by a random method.  They said "Type five random words".  Therefore, that argument is invalid.  I was just following instructions.  ;D :P :Thmbsup:

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2015, 03:05:37 PM »
I typed "cat" instead of cat (without quotes).

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2015, 09:11:05 PM »

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2015, 11:43:14 PM »
five
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one

 ;D

I typed "five random words" without even entering in two more.

I'm a rebel like that. 8)


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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2015, 11:44:43 AM »
five
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 ;D

I typed "five random words" without even entering in two more.

I'm a rebel like that. 8)

I wish I had done that... didn't think of it until after :)  I don't think you're a rebel... you did exactly what it told you!  ;D

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2015, 12:58:30 PM »
five
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 ;D

I typed "five random words" without even entering in two more.

I'm a rebel like that. 8)

I wish I had done that... didn't think of it until after :)  I don't think you're a rebel... you did exactly what it told you!  ;D


So many self-identified rebels are rebellious in everything but their predictable behaviors. That's why 'profiling' has become more and more effective at predicting it.  ;D  ;)

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #13 on: September 08, 2015, 01:27:19 PM »
^ durn,
   what's a body gotta do to be a rebel these days :-/
Tom

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Re: Take the xkcd weird correlation survey
« Reply #14 on: September 08, 2015, 01:37:55 PM »
I don't think you're a rebel... you did exactly what it told you!  ;D

Now my secret is out!