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[Pro-abstinence blog]

When you play with fire, there is a 50/50 chance something will go wrong, and nine times out of ten it does.

June Swenson, Abstinence 203 Comments [9/21/2009 8:26:16 AM]
Fundie Index: 227
Submitted By: Tiger
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50/50 != 9 out of 10. Math fail. Please do not pass Go and do not collect $200.

9/21/2009 8:27:24 AM

szaleniec

If you're wondering what an Unclassified in GCSE maths looks like, wonder no longer.

9/21/2009 8:29:01 AM

Kinderklein

This goes a long way explaining why sane people are having difficulties reading fundie "scientific" data and statistics.

9/21/2009 8:29:21 AM

Aethernaut

Math FAIL!

9/21/2009 8:33:09 AM

JohnTheAtheist

You shouldn't play with math.

I wonder if June is hot.

9/21/2009 8:33:36 AM

Shann

It must have been agonizingly painful when you yanked those cockeyed statistics out of your ass.

Still feels a tad scratchy, does it?

9/21/2009 8:33:44 AM

Cole

Heh, they're just as shitty at math as they are at science!

9/21/2009 8:34:49 AM

MDB

It sounds like a famous Yogi Berra-ism: "90% of baseball is half mental." Almost makes me think its a Poe.

9/21/2009 8:35:55 AM

Eden

Probability calculations don´t work this way ;)

9/21/2009 8:38:46 AM

Horsefeathers

"When you play with fire, there is a 50/50 chance something will go wrong, and nine times out of ten it does."

I was never very good at math but I'm pretty sure that something about this isn't right...

9/21/2009 8:38:50 AM

Musicalbookworm

Numbers don't work that way!

9/21/2009 8:49:21 AM

szena

I love fundie math.

9/21/2009 8:51:49 AM

GodotIsWaiting4U

I dearly hope you're a poe.

9/21/2009 8:58:07 AM

Night Jaguar

Probability and statistics fail

9/21/2009 9:01:41 AM

Lou

I'm crap at maths but even I saw the fail in that statement.

9/21/2009 9:04:45 AM

nutbunny

Thats not how statistics works. You get a D.
Thanks for trying though.

"When you play with fire"
Its not fire, sweety.

9/21/2009 9:09:04 AM

Brian Fantana

60% of the time, it works everytime

9/21/2009 9:12:44 AM

aaa

You sure have a strong grasp of math there, madame Swenson.

9/21/2009 9:21:36 AM

Knotilus

Enjoy pumping gas for a living for the rest of your life.

9/21/2009 9:28:35 AM

Papabear

Repeat.

9/21/2009 9:33:44 AM

NecroVMX

Statistics fail, but not fundie.

9/21/2009 9:37:19 AM

Doubting Thomas

Is this homeschool fundie math?

Good thing people aren't playing with fire and are just having sex instead.

9/21/2009 9:47:16 AM

Pookie

4/3 of people have problems with fractions.

9/21/2009 9:47:46 AM

TheOtherRainMan

Don't you know that 95% of statistics are bullshit and totally made up?

- TORM

9/21/2009 9:50:42 AM

jdeek

Let me spread it out for you in a nutshell...

9/21/2009 9:56:02 AM
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