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Postby Tavish » Tue Dec 28, 2004 10:45 am

The odds of a person carrying a bomb onto your plane is roughly 1 in 1,000,000.

The odds of two people carrying a bomb onto your plane is roughly 1 in 25,000,000.


I feel much more comfortable with the second odds so for now on I will carry a bomb whenever I fly.
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Postby StlSluggers » Tue Dec 28, 2004 10:53 am

Oh man! I was going to do the same thing. Do you know what the odds for three people carrying a bomb onto a plane are?
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Postby funatic » Tue Dec 28, 2004 10:56 am

Not sure if you meanted this to be a one-off joke, or a riddle of some sort... :*)

Well, it depends on how you feel comfortable. If for some reason or another, you feel comfortable with at least one bomb on the plane, then you should bring it yourself. However, if carrying the bomb yourself makes you feel more uncomfortable (ie taking up leg room in front of your economy class seat) compared to the comfort you gain from there being a bomb on the plane, then you may have to weigh it against the probability that there will be a bomb on the plane. :-/

Anyhow, obviously statistically that is baseless. You have to take the odds of there being 2 bombs in a plane you are flying in, given that there is already 1 bomb.
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Re: Safe flying logic

Postby raiders_umpire » Tue Dec 28, 2004 12:45 pm

Tavish wrote:I feel much more comfortable with the second odds so for now on I will carry a bomb whenever I fly.



:-D :-D my thoughts as well :-D
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Postby acsguitar » Tue Dec 28, 2004 12:57 pm

I hate flying...my dads a plane crash investigator for the government
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Postby Rico The Retard » Tue Dec 28, 2004 1:03 pm

i dont need to worry about planes, because i grew wings a few years ago and i can just flap them and fly away anywhere i want to go
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Re: Safe flying logic

Postby Madison » Tue Dec 28, 2004 9:06 pm

Tavish wrote:The odds of a person carrying a bomb onto your plane is roughly 1 in 1,000,000.


Better odds than winning the Texas lottery. :-o Now that's scary. :-o

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Postby Sox FANatic001 » Tue Dec 28, 2004 11:51 pm

Rico The Retard wrote:i dont need to worry about planes, because i grew wings a few years ago and i can just flap them and fly away anywhere i want to go


can you teach me?
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Re: Safe flying logic

Postby SaintsOfTheDiamond » Wed Dec 29, 2004 1:48 am

Tavish wrote:I feel much more comfortable with the second odds so for now on I will carry a bomb whenever I fly.


LOL. :-D
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