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What makes a Good Quick Pick??

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I have been wondering ----Which would you rather have a Genuine Lottery Quick Pick terminal that chooses its next winning numbers off a file of previously drawn winning numbers some how. Or its process  initialized off of some external physical binnary source.

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    It doesn't matter where the numbers come from. One big jackpot would do me just fine.Party

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      yea no doubt...and i would split it with anybody that could help me win it... ; )

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        What makes a Good Quick Pick: One that Wins!

        PS: It doesn't matter How the Quick Pick was arrived at as long as it Wins!

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          I have been wondering ----Which would you rather have a Genuine Lottery Quick Pick terminal that chooses its next winning numbers off a file of previously drawn winning numbers some how. Or its process  initialized off of some external physical binnary source.

          Previously drawn winning numbers for what game. Pick 3/4/5

          If pick 5 i say no because there are a minimum amount of drawings where all the same numbers have occurred if at all.

          Nor mega or powerball!

          Pick 3 or 4 is a standard format generated by an RNG there is no specific file.

          In most states nearly all pick 3 numbers have been drawn straight and boxed.

          Pick 4 is a different story as there are thousands of numbers that haven't been drawn straight in many states.

          I hardly ever buy a quick pick pick 3 or 4 ticket.

          Big John says. You don't hit the number. The number hits you!!!!

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            Posted: January 19, 2010, 5:57 pm - IP Logged

            One that picks number sets that hasn't been drawn before and one that wins the jackpot.

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              In lottery "good ticket" is at best fleeting. Even a ticket that wins a jackpot today may not be a "good ticket" for another 438 years, or perhaps never again.

              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: January 19, 2010, 7:17 pm - IP Logged

                I have been wondering ----Which would you rather have a Genuine Lottery Quick Pick terminal that chooses its next winning numbers off a file of previously drawn winning numbers some how. Or its process  initialized off of some external physical binnary source.

                Neither is a true Quick Pick.

                Quick Pick = Random Numbers

                As soon as you base your numbers on anything, they cease to be Quick Picks.  By definition.

                 

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                  I have been wondering ----Which would you rather have a Genuine Lottery Quick Pick terminal that chooses its next winning numbers off a file of previously drawn winning numbers some how. Or its process  initialized off of some external physical binnary source.

                  A good quick pick is a winning quick pick.   Oh and a winning quick pick that is in my wallet and no one else's.  (At least not at the same time as me.)

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                    What makes a Good Quick Pick: One that Wins!

                    PS: It doesn't matter How the Quick Pick was arrived at as long as it Wins!

                    I Agree! A good quick pick, is one that is a winner.

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                      Neither is a true Quick Pick.

                      Quick Pick = Random Numbers

                      As soon as you base your numbers on anything, they cease to be Quick Picks.  By definition.

                      I agree with this.

                      That's why I say the RNG is not truly "random". Those numbers have to be programmed into it, in some sort of algorithm. Therefore, I don't feel they can really be random. I wish I didn't feel that way..but I can't get past it.

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                        Of course, if I could have the winning numbers, I wouldn't care how I got them. The winning ticket is what matters. Big Grin

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                          Thank you to all who responded.

                          What I was looking for --was which method everyone thought might help people win more often.

                          I guess some don’t care as long as they win.

                          I believe a file system of some sort may help more.

                          I was just curious what others believe.

                           

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                            The Lottery just wants your Money: They aren't interested in helping people Win more!

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                              Posted: January 20, 2010, 10:09 am - IP Logged

                              I agree with this.

                              That's why I say the RNG is not truly "random". Those numbers have to be programmed into it, in some sort of algorithm. Therefore, I don't feel they can really be random. I wish I didn't feel that way..but I can't get past it.

                              That's why I created the new LP Quick Picks page.  Unlike 99.99% of the random number generators out there, it uses an advanced cryptographic library to generate the random numbers.

                              What that means is that just about every other place uses the random number generator that is built into the programming language the Web site is built with.  The RNG built into programming languages is just plain terrible in most cases, using a fairly pitiful algorithm that produces patterns.  (It is also why they are really called psuedo-random number generators.)

                              The advanced cryptographic library that LP relies upon is a much more advanced RNG that is not built into the programming language.  It is much closer to randomization found in sources of true random qualities seen in nature, such as readings from radiactive decay.  You will not see the kind of patterns that are found in programming language psuedo-random number generators.

                               

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