Statistics Saturday: The Numbers Zero Through Twelve In Alphabetical Order With No Mistakes To Lure Some Know-It-All Into Commenting 8 11 5 4 9 1 7 10 3 12 2 0 Share this:PrintEmailTweetMoreLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: Joseph Nebus I was born 198 years to the day after Johnny Appleseed. The differences between us do not end there. He/him. View all posts by Joseph Nebus
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Ha, I get to be the know-it-all today. Or rather, at least I know one or two things. There are 13 numbers from zero to twelve, and the number six was left out.
You’re pretty clever, by the way. I didn’t recognize what was missing for over 5 minutes.
Aw, thank you. I did spend a good ten minutes or so figuring out what was the number that could most easily be overlooked.
If it brings anyone comfort, I think I’m done with these ordered-with-N-mistakes posts for a while. They’re amusing, at least to the writer, but they are kind of a reminder that the difference between
whimsy'' andlogic puzzle” isn’t actually that funny. It’s maybe a kind of performance comedy, but I worry there’s a certain hostility baked into the premise. If I were doing this at an open-mic comedy night then I could offer my pleading eyes, or at least my vulnerability to insult, as a way to equalize things. As it is, I have to trust that I do enough of these where the joke is discernible that I can do a couple where the joke is obscure.
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