Lando Lincoln: Yeah, that's total bullshiat.Just because a probability is really, really small doesn't mean it never happens.
RexTalionis: Bullshiat. Assuming a fresh deck, he needs to make at least 5 riffle shuffles to get it semi random and 7 to make it truly random.
Bit'O'Gristle: I thought he was going to say that he was spoken to by an invisible sky wizard that had laid down plans and rules for everyone, and if you don't follow his teachings, you will end up in a lake of fire, getting your ass probed by demons with pitchforks./Then i remembered that myth had already been done//back to the drawing board i guess
sno man: That deck had never, it was a fresh deck when he started. 52! is a really really big number, and there is no way he shuffled it back into order in four or five shuffles.Also in probability news, in 8 or 9 out of ever 100 alternate universes Romney won.
calbert: sno man: That deck had never, it was a fresh deck when he started. 52! is a really really big number, and there is no way he shuffled it back into order in four or five shuffles.Also in probability news, in 8 or 9 out of ever 100 alternate universes Romney won.i think a lot of people here are missing the point.it was not a magic trick.it was not a fresh new deck when he started (the four of spades is on the bottom)he did not shuffle the deck back into it's original sequential order.his point was that the random end-order of the deck would be nigh impossible to duplicate.
RminusQ: So, and I'm not trying to hate or anything, is that show just Stephen Fry says stuff (and presumably gives people points)? Are the other panelists known people? I see a friend posting gifs of that stuff on Tumblr and I just have no idea what the show is "about" if anything.
PC LOAD LETTER: It's not impossible. It's also not impossible for all my atoms to vibrate in the same direction at the same time and me to jump forward a bit.
sno man: Beyond that, reading really shiatty writing is a skill you seem to have not apparently mastered.
TonnageVT: I really wish we had QI over here, and not some dumbed down American version (see: Top Gear), I mean the actual Stephen Fry show. It's absolutely brilliant and Farkers would love it especially.
some_beer_drinker: i watch it every week. it's called the internet./subby
TonnageVT: I really wish we had QI over here, and not some dumbed down American version (see: Top Gear)
TonnageVT: some_beer_drinker: i watch it every week. it's called the internet./subbyYeah, I do my best. Where do you get your feed from if you don't mind me asking?
If you like these links, you'll love
Come on, it's $5 a month, just do it.
Sign up for the Fark NotNewsletter!
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2018 Fark, Inc | Last updated: May 23 2018 15:13:35
Runtime: 0.201 sec (201 ms)