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Same Old Cosine

by on November 10, 2012

There’ s a local radio station that’s already begun playing Christmas music. That was probably what inspired this response to the Trifextra weekend challenge,, which was to make up our own probability equation. Enjoy!

He’d just met his old lover in the grocery store: what were the odds? 42.3%? Myron produced his calculator to double-check…oh, she’d gone. Myron sighed dismally; the odds were never in his favor.

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  2. Poor Myron. If only he’d owned the new auto-compute calculator. Then he could have done the math before she got away.

  3. I bet this happened when “snow was falling Christmas Eve.” πŸ˜‰ Great take on the prompt.

    • Yes, and it looks like he’ll never drink that toast to innocence, or drink that toast to time…*da da da da doo..*

  4. Not a good candidate to win the Hunger Games, eh?

  5. Disappeared right around the time he whipped out the calculator. What are the odds? πŸ˜‰

  6. Perfect example oh how you can change the odds by doing something rather than letting things happen!

  7. Cobbie's World permalink

    Very clever. Well done. Liked it a lot.

  8. Draug419 permalink

    Awww poor Myron ❀ If only the woman would see what a smart cookie he is to figure out the exact percentage lol

    • Alas, instead of thinking he’s a smart cookie, I fear they’ll think he’s a little nuts. πŸ˜›

  9. Its too early for X-mas music!

  10. I love the song this refers to! Now I will be singing it all day. Great Post.

    • I like it as well; I haven’t heard it yet this season, but I’m sure it’ll come on soon.

  11. Poor Myron – but I bet he ends up owning an internet company.

  12. Poor Myron. Maybe he’ll realize that sometimes it’s better to live in the moment and calculate the odds later πŸ™‚

  13. hahahahaa! I love this. Yes, indeed. So weird that they keep running off like that.

  14. Christmas music on the radio and Santa at the mall. Seriously. Saw him yesterday. I’m putting my Easter decorations out tomorrow. May as well bet the rush, right?

    • At this point, I say we go all out and break out the fireworks. If we can have Christmas in July, we might as well have Independence Day in November.

  15. So it looks like your Anniversary Challenge partner didn’t link up for his part of the challenge, which kind of leaves you hanging. Here are some options: a fellow Trifectan, Ruby, linked up her submission in the comments of our post. She wasn’t registered to play along but decided to write anyway. You are free to follow her post, if you like. Otherwise, you can pretend you’re Team Member A and write to the prompt we gave. If you have any other suggestions, we’d love to hear them. Drop us a line at Sorry about this. 😦

  16. Aww, poor Myron was just too slow! πŸ˜‰

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