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Twenty minutes later and five miles down the road...

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Posted: June 30, 2008, 11:57 pm - IP Logged

This is kind of strange. This just happened to be for a Pick 5 game, but it's not about any particular game as much as RNGs or just coinicidence.

I played these numbers today at a convenience store at 2:19 in the afternnoon:

16  21  24  29  39

Then I played a QP for the same game at a grocery store five miles from there at 2:40. Thsi was the QP:

06  20  24  28  38 

The first ticket was numbers I picked, the secind ticket was a quick pick.

Weird, no?

Oh- the drawing?

1  4  9  11  13

Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

Lep

There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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    Posted: July 1, 2008, 12:01 am - IP Logged

    You'll get those every now and then.

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      Posted: July 1, 2008, 1:15 am - IP Logged

      I agree. It is weird.

      "No one remembers the person who almost climbed the mountain, only the person who eventually gets to the top."

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        Posted: July 1, 2008, 3:07 am - IP Logged

        very weird...The odds of it happening...I compared that to seeing a U.F.O....

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          Posted: July 1, 2008, 3:47 am - IP Logged

          What am I missing?   

          I see 2 different combinations. 

          Okay - what you are saying is that there is a 1 in front of the 6.  Then, except for the number 24 (which adds up to 6) the others are all +1.

          Tonight I got a Fantasy 5, but instead of numbers I got 5 letters  L-O-S-E-R    Crying 

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            Posted: July 1, 2008, 10:35 am - IP Logged

            I can't see what's so weird about the numbers..

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              Posted: July 1, 2008, 2:18 pm - IP Logged

              Comparuing the two tickets:

              16  21  24  29  39

              06  20  24  28  38

              gives a variance of

              10   1   X   1   1

              (X= same) between the two- purchases 20 minutes and five miles apart.

              Considering 575, 757 possible coimbinations, I think that's kind of strange.

              Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

              Lep

              There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                Posted: July 1, 2008, 3:11 pm - IP Logged

                Comparuing the two tickets:

                16  21  24  29  39

                06  20  24  28  38

                gives a variance of

                10   1   X   1   1

                (X= same) between the two- purchases 20 minutes and five miles apart.

                Considering 575, 757 possible coimbinations, I think that's kind of strange.

                Yep that is the only combination that is plus 10, plus 1, same, plus 1, and plus 1. Had you bought a third ticket and it was plus 11, plus 2, same, plus 2, and plus 2 that would be weird, but all I see is comparing the numbers on two tickets.

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                  Posted: July 1, 2008, 6:57 pm - IP Logged

                  Well personally I thought it was weird and still do.

                  It was as if the lotto machine that spits out the tickets "read" the ticket in my pocklet and then gave me the second one.

                  A couple of years ago, I played a QP in the same place in a neighboring town two days in a row, and those two tickets were identical except for one number- and that was only off by one digit. I thought that was weird, too.

                  Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

                  Lep

                  There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                    Posted: July 3, 2008, 9:29 am - IP Logged

                    OK, this was yesterday, these tickets were played at the same time - two different games!:

                    Little Lotto (Pick 5, my numbers):

                    05  12  17  25  27

                    Lotto (Pick 6) QP:

                    02  12  17  25  47  50  QP

                    Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

                    Lep

                    There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                      Posted: July 3, 2008, 9:49 am - IP Logged

                      Yesterday I bought two MM easy picks and the woman at the counter asked if I wanted them seperate or on the same ticket. That was the second time I was asked that in a row by two different people there so I took them seperately and made a comment on how they seemed to always share a lot of numbers when bought there. Apparently I wasn't the only one that noticed how there seemed to be more duplicate numbers from multiple easy picks on the same ticket than if they were seperate because someone else bought their tickets that way after noticing that as well. So it wasn't just me....

                       

                      Their machine seems to have a thing for the number 11 for the white balls. Of the last eight plays I've bought there five of them had 11. Sometimes it's worse and more than one number is repeated.

                      You can't predict random.

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                        Posted: July 3, 2008, 10:58 am - IP Logged

                        I don't think the two Lottery strands having one number match from two different sources is weird at all.

                        I am not saying that I am right...or claiming to be a Guru...but..

                        I am in a pool at work, where everyone picks thier own numbers. now...it is not uncommon for a number to be selected by two or more players, for the same draw.

                        not sure what the odds are on it happened (never bothered to calculate it, just know it happens almost every draw.

                        "know your limitations, but excede your expectations"

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                          Posted: July 3, 2008, 12:08 pm - IP Logged

                          I can't see what's so weird about the numbers..

                          I Agree!>>>>>>WITH U-2>>>>>>TG95:

                          The T@$$ shudda drove on down the road>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

                          about..................maby 2500 mile's ??????? maby MORE, maby LE$$ ?????

                          LOL

                          PSYKOMO

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                            Posted: July 10, 2008, 10:32 pm - IP Logged

                            Just bought two MM tickets tonight, about 10 miles and 15 minutes apart and they share three numbers though one ticket has it as a Mega Ball number. One of the other numbers is 20, which has already come up in the last two drawings and to make it better it's followed by 21 on the first ticket. Bang Head I guess the bright side is that the most recent instance of any of the numbers being together in any kind of combination for a winner was five months ago, with the "best" combo being five years old.

                            You can't predict random.

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                              Posted: July 11, 2008, 9:30 pm - IP Logged

                              Wait a minute, Pumpy saw a UFO?