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Re (2): Useless Statistics

by VSarkiss (Monsignor)
on Jul 18, 2003 at 15:53 UTC ( #275652=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Useless Statistics
in thread Useless Statistics

Hello, my name is Alex, and I love statistics ...
Of course, you've seen the quote from Ozymandias on the Perl Monks stats pages:
It's like crack for statisticians

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Re(2): Useless Statistics
by talexb (Canon) on Jul 18, 2003 at 16:39 UTC

    Of course I've seen the quote. Didn't realize that brother Ozymandias wrote that -- a very cool name, and I thought of the Shelley poem as soon as I saw the name. Fourteen lines of bitter irony .. 'Look upon my works, ye mighty, and despair!' .. quite brilliant.

    And it was Shelley's wife who wrote Dr. Frankenstein .. I wonder if there was any thematic crossover there at all.

    --t. alex
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