Advantage to those who tried but failed ?

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Advantage to those who tried but failed ?

Postby carleetoe » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:18 pm

Just saying ............ how about IF there are more buyers for 2012 tickets than tickets available, then perhaps those who tried but failed to buy a 2012 ticket should be given an advatage in 2013? Likewise, those who were successful in buying 2012 tickets should be somehow at a disadvantage to those who were able to purchase 2012 tickets. Unless of course there are more nefarious undercurrents imbedded in BM ticketing. Just saying.
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Re: Advantage to those who tried but failed ?

Postby Sham » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:28 pm

Well yes---but....
What if you don't get a ticket this year in the lottery, but a camp mate gets two and you buy one of them. Then you will show as NOT getting a ticket, but you went anyway, and then next year, you get two and sell one to the camp mate who sold you one last year.
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Re: Advantage to those who tried but failed ?

Postby BBadger » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:13 am

As any casino will tell you, the only way to prevent exploitation by the "client" is to have perfect randomness. Any bias in the system will be figured out and exploited.
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