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## #1 2024-03-30 05:49:03

AnthonyRBrown
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### Why is this number everywhere? 37 ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6iQrh2TK98

Maybe someone else can explain this? is there any Hard Math proof for the preference for the number 37 ? or is it all a bit of luck! ?

A.R.B

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## #2 2024-03-30 07:05:14

Bob
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### Re: Why is this number everywhere? 37 ?

Hi

Interesting video.  i went to an online random number generator and ran it for a number between 1 and 100. I got 57. Did it again and got 80.

The street guy and the magician bias the choice by emphasing strongly that the choice must be random. But humans don't have an inbuilt random generator. So they think about it and unconsciously avoid some numbers.  Here's the ones they avoid:

Anything that ends in a 0
anythng even
anything that ends in 5
anything that's in a times table.

I can see why people are pushed towards numbers with a 3 and/or 7 in them.

Collecting things that have 37 on them is nothing. You could do that for any number.  There's no house numbered 37 in my road because the numbers don't go up that far.

There's also no 13 because the sales team were worried that people wouldn't buy it as some people think 13 is unlucky.

(note: when adjusting the volume on my TV I used to avoid stopping on 13; but then I realised I was being silly and I've discovered 13 is the best volume level for me. )

The making choices analysis is interesting; I need to check that out for myself.

So is there anything in this? I think probably not but keep looking.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
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## #3 2024-03-30 21:46:14

AnthonyRBrown
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### Re: Why is this number everywhere? 37 ?

Yes it's very funny how a number can have kind of Mystical properties?

I remember some years ago when I was a bit green,I thought I could find an advantage with the frequency count of Lottery numbers,and boy did I get a surprise with the number 13,I found it was genuinely unlucky!?

Sure enough nothing has changed?...

Number 13 really IS found to be the Lottery's 'unluckiest' number...

https://www.standard.co.uk/hp/front/number-13-really-is-found-to-be-the-lotterys-unluckiest-number-6659498.html

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## #4 2024-03-31 03:58:18

AnthonyRBrown
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### Re: Why is this number everywhere? 37 ?

This is quite Amazing!

National Lotto Statistics... on 31.03.2024

https://www.national-lottery.com/lotto/statistics

Hot Numbers (Most Common)
Ball Number    Frequency    Last Drawn

37    110    1 day ago                               So back to the number 37 being a Human & Machine favourite!
(Sat 30th Mar 2024)
52    108    148 days ago
(Sat 4th Nov 2023)
39    106    32 days ago
(Wed 28th Feb 2024)
58    105    25 days ago
(Wed 6th Mar 2024)
27    102    4 days ago
(Wed 27th Mar 2024)
42    102    4 days ago
(Wed 27th Mar 2024)

Cold Numbers (Most Overdue)
Ball Number    Last Drawn

13    218 days ago                                   And the number 13 as being the most unlucky!
(Sat 26th Aug 2023)
52    148 days ago
(Sat 4th Nov 2023)
31    99 days ago
(Sat 23rd Dec 2023)
23    85 days ago
(Sat 6th Jan 2024)
30    74 days ago
(Wed 17th Jan 2024)
38    71 days ago
(Sat 20th Jan 2024)

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