Vinsclones birthday paradox.

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  1. FAST6191
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    http://betterexplained.com/articles/understanding-the-birthday-paradox/?PageSpeed=noscript

    Short version is ignoring leap years you need 366 people to be guaranteed to share a birthday between two members of a group, however the probability that two people of those within a grouping share a birthday is actually considerably higher (about 50/50 for those with 23 people).

    To that end I am curious if any of the vinsclones share a birthday as there are quite a few of them.
     
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    Mind fucking blown!

    FAST6191 I learn more from you than in uni
     
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    Universities not taking the time to give people an appreciation of basic statistics is a fairly well documented issue.
     
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    I'm actually curious, too. July 4th, I'm the most patriotic 'Murican VinsClone until someone can prove they have the same birthday as me. Go!
     
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    Cerry Pie was a week earlier than me.
     
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    If 2 share a birthday does that make them the real vinscool?
     
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    Yeah, likely.
     
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    But I'm the real VinsCool
     
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