Safe flying logic - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014

## Safe flying logic

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

### Safe flying logic

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.

Bury me a Royal.
Tavish
Mod in Retirement

Posts: 11070
(Past Year: 26)
Joined: 3 May 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball

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?
StlSluggers
Hall of Fame Hero

Posts: 14716
Joined: 24 May 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Parking in the gov't bldg @ 7th and Pine. It's only \$3.00 on game day!

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.
funatic
College Coach

Posts: 349
Joined: 15 Apr 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball

### Re: Safe flying logic

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

my thoughts as well
raiders_umpire
Moderator

Posts: 27781
Joined: 14 Dec 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: You will be missed, Robert Smeraldo.

I hate flying...my dads a plane crash investigator for the government
I'm too lazy to make a sig at the moment
acsguitar
Hall of Fame Hero

Posts: 26722
Joined: 7 Apr 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Back in General Talk WOOO!!!

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
fgfdsgdsfdasfd

"Hey honey, ya think KFC's still open"-Will Ferrell

Mark my words: Oliver Perez will be 2005 NL Cy Young Winner
Rico The Retard
Hall of Fame Hero

Posts: 5820
Joined: 16 Jul 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: The Magical Valley Of Love And Happiness

### Re: Safe flying logic

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. Now that's scary.

Lol.
Yes doctor, I am sick.
Sick of those who are spineless.
Sick of those who feel self-entitled.
Sick of those who are hypocrites.
Yes doctor, an army is forming.
Yes doctor, there will be a war.
Yes doctor, there will be blood.....
Mod in Retirement

Posts: 53856
(Past Year: 1)
Joined: 29 Apr 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Taking Souls...

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?
Lets Go patsox!

yay! sox win!!!
bambino-1918-2004
Rest In Pain ;-)

Big David Ortiz Rocks my socks off
him and pokey
Sox FANatic001
General Manager

Posts: 2450
Joined: 23 Nov 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: partying with big papi after the win!

### Re: Safe flying logic

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

LOL.

Member #4 of the Inaugural Yadier Molina Fan Club!!!
SaintsOfTheDiamond
Hall of Fame Hero

Posts: 6480
Joined: 6 May 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Swiping second

### Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues

Today's Games
Sunday, Sep. 21
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

 • Toronto at NY Yankees(1:05 pm)
 • Washington at Miami(1:10 pm)
 • NY Mets at Atlanta(1:35 pm)
 • Boston at Baltimore(1:35 pm)
 • Milwaukee at Pittsburgh(1:35 pm)
 • Chi White Sox at Tampa Bay(1:40 pm)
 • Cleveland at Minnesota(2:10 pm)
 • Detroit at Kansas City(2:10 pm)
 • Seattle at Houston(2:10 pm)
 • LA Dodgers at Chi Cubs(2:20 pm)
 • Texas at LA Angels(3:35 pm)