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    Paul the Octopus

    Post by KMS on Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:47 am

    Think he's real? Think he's an oracle? Think he's fake? Discuss.

    He's the octopus that got every match prediction right in the world cup that Germany played in, including the final with Spain and Netherlands.
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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Kell on Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:53 am

    I think some tests need to be fdone on that octopus because of it's ability, it's strange isnt it?
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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Sheepy on Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:25 am

    I think 100 games need to be done, if it's over 85% correct... Well, that's one amazing octopus.


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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by KMS on Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:06 am

    True. Well i remain skeptical...
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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Dylan on Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:19 am

    I think the owners had limited control over where he went.


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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Jickel on Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:37 am

    I think he just climbed on random ones and got lucky
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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Dylan on Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:42 am

    12 outt of 14 times lucky?


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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Jickel on Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:46 am

    TO be honest, I really do think it's luck, did he climb onto the box that was closest to him every time?

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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by KMS on Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:59 am

    STandard deviation showed it to have a 0.65% chance of guessing correctly 12 out of 14.

    Plus those two failures were in 2008. in 2010 he was flawless. 8 for 8
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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Sheepy on Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:45 pm

    Need to give a controlled test, as I said before. Or better, just eat him Very Happy


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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Jickel on Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:02 pm

    lol, and I agree
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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Dylan on Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:12 pm

    He's dead. :(


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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Sheepy on Wed Oct 27, 2010 3:34 am

    Read it in the paper at school. I know Sad


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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Mugy on Wed Oct 27, 2010 10:33 am

    :(
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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Sheepy on Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:46 am

    Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad


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    Re: Paul the Octopus

    Post by Mugy on Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:55 pm

    :9

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