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# Do some number combinations have better odds?

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WAIT>>> I thought 0 X 2 = 2.....  50/50 chances at winning???

That is correct Ronnie316.

I had a 50% chance of losing, and another 50% chance of losing. The math is good. Your premise simply didn't include the lack of P.E.F.

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That is correct Ronnie316.

I had a 50% chance of losing, and another 50% chance of losing. The math is good. Your premise simply didn't include the lack of P.E.F.

Excellent piont..... now its all starting to add up.

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Excellent piont..... now its all starting to add up.

Math usually does.

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Dead_Aim hits 5+0 for a third time

Awesome work.......

DeadAim   5+0 Aug. 7, 2012    5+0 Sept. 7, 2012     5+0 Oct. 2, 2012

Numbers

2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 42, 46, 48, 53, 54, 55

bonus : 35

 Tuesday, October 02, 2012 10 · 11 · 20 · 42 · 55    + 09 4 \$28 Million
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WAIT>>> I thought 0 X 2 = 2.....  50/50 chances at winning???

0 X 2 = 2     What's that, imaginary math?  It's good for calculating imaginary results.

* you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket *

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0 X 2 = 2     What's that, imaginary math?  It's good for calculating imaginary results.

Exactly RJOh,

We are talking about Thrifty's wonderful and imaginative 50/50 plan for winning the lottery.

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In the world of Imagineering, anything is possible.

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Im going to attempt scoring on the PB bonus number two draws in a row........

And the bonus number is.......................  14  ..............................

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PB eliminations,

14 16 28 29 57

05 12 15 47 52

Numbers in play for PB, Wed. Oct. 3, 2012

01 02 03 04 06 08 09 11 13 18 20 21 24 26 33 34 36 39 40 41 42 43 44 48 49 50 51 56

bonus ball  14

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Im going to attempt scoring on the PB bonus number two draws in a row........

And the bonus number is.......................  14  ..............................

It's been 29 draws, 14 is due!

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Exactly RJOh,

We are talking about Thrifty's wonderful and imaginative 50/50 plan for winning the lottery.

I think Thrifty got confused when someone told him he could double his chances by buying two tickets instead one.  He reasoned if two tickets doubled his chances then one would be half that, thus he came up with that 50/50 theory for one ticket.

* you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket *

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I think Thrifty got confused when someone told him he could double his chances by buying two tickets instead one.  He reasoned if two tickets doubled his chances then one would be half that, thus he came up with that 50/50 theory for one ticket.

The lottery 50/50 rule is a metaphor for the winning and losing part of playing the lottery. I understand Stack47 point that we lose more in the lottery than we win. I feel that I spend less money on the lottery when I see it that way. It does not mean that I will win, but I might.

PLAY THE LOTTERY SOMEDAY-IT IS OKAY TO DREAM!

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I think Thrifty got confused when someone told him he could double his chances by buying two tickets instead one.  He reasoned if two tickets doubled his chances then one would be half that, thus he came up with that 50/50 theory for one ticket.

The lottery 50/50 rule is basically a metaphor for coin flipping. You get head or tail when you flip a coin. I see playing the lottery the same way. I buy 1 line, 2 lines, 5 lines, 10 lines , 20 lines etc. I either Win or Lose. It is a way to keep my lottery playing more realistic. It is a theory.

The lottery 50/50 rule will not hold true if I buy all the combinations for a lottery game. I am guaranteed to win the jackpot according to most lottery experts.

PLAY THE LOTTERY SOMEDAY-IT IS OKAY TO DREAM!

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 Posted: October 3, 2012, 7:19 pm - IP Logged

I agree with Thrifty.....    (and most lottery experts)

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