Makin' History!

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by BDC, Jun 16, 2002.

  1. BDC

    BDC Member

    OK, so it may not be that important, but we just set another online record as I speak, err... type! Now all I need to do is run around to a couple more of these vacant computers to really raise the bar!;)
  2. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

    Damn, I always miss those times by just a bit. Well, at least this time I was working on my layout!!!!
  3. charleswebb

    charleswebb New Member

    Could you let us in on the secret, and tell us what the record is?:)
  4. billk

    billk Active Member

    Charles - it's on the Gauge's home page - look for "Active Users" down near the bottom.
    Bill
    ps - the record is 20
  5. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Another Record Coming Up

    I think there is another record coming up too....Charlie is about to hit the 1,000 mark on the number of posts. Should we start a "pool" as to when it will happen???:D :D :D
  6. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

    One should be careful when even insinuating a pool such as this when there's a budget guy / forecaster in the crowd......

    Charlie - July 10
    Rory - August 1
    Tyson - August 18
    ME - June 10 2003
  7. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Are you allowing for the fact Charlie just went on a 7 day vacation? :D
  8. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

    Yep, of course I factored vacations into the equation. You're forgetting I do this for a living LOL........
  9. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Hmmmmmmm, What if one of the 3 of us (Charlie, Rory or I) start making more posts or stop all together just to prove your predictions wrong. In other words did you allow for a "FIX"? :D :eek: :rolleyes: :D
  10. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

    Nope, no way I can control that. But it's the same in my job - I make a best estimate forecast, and my employer's final results should be pretty close. If one department all of a sudden stops purchasing stationery or educational materials, then yep, it screws up my forecast. But that's not very likely. Nor do I think it's very likely any of the three of you will vary that significantly from the numbers I used - you might try to post a lot more, or not at all, but eventually you will tend towards your average.

    I do update my forecasts on a regular basis, to allow for more recent information. I.e., in this case, I might revise my forecast at the end of the month.
  11. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    D*mn, you are good! :D
  12. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Michael, can you forecast the lottery numbers for this Saturday please, love to be able to buy a brass Climax.

    Shamus

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  13. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    They have lotteries that pay that much!!???
  14. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

    7 16 26 32 34 48

    Next question please.

    :D
  15. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Odds

    Think maybe I better call Madam Cleo that psyhic woman that advertises on TV!!!:D :D :D :D :p
  16. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    I always felt if these psyhics are SOOooOOO good...
    Why don't they call me when I think of maybe seeing one??:D ;) :p
  17. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Darn good point Sir Prize!!!!!!!
  18. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    All Bets Are Off!

    The race has already been won:D :D Just noticed that Woodie has 1,040 posts!!!!:D :D :D
  19. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

    Win, Place, Show

    Vic:
    The race is for third place; check Shamus under "top 10 posters."

    Did you know that, in Mexico, place betting on the bullfights is illegal?
  20. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

    So is betting on football games in North America (well, except at the casinos for some reason); doesn't mean it isn't done.

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