|Wonko on 8 Feb 2002 04:44:28 -0000|
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|Re: spoon-discuss: The PIG|
Quoth Eric Gerlach, > At 10:14 PM 2002-02-03 -0500, you wrote: >> Um, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but according to my calculations, >> we need to make at least 27 proposals or the PIG is gonna eat the football >> proposal again (unless someone represses it less than 4 ndays before the end >> of the week). > > Hrmm.... I just did the math myself to check, and I think this is off a bit... > > GN = 3 > n = # of proposals on the ballot > > k = proposal eaten = GN/(120/n) = 3/(120/n) = n/40, rounded up. > > That means that if: > > 1 <= n <= 40, then k=1, and Rob's beautiful default case proposal gets eaten; > 41 <= n <= 80, then k=2, and Football gets eaten again. > > Conclusion: Since it is unlikely we'll have 40 proposals on the ballot, > Rob, if you get a chance, resubmit that proposal... it really should get > voted for. If I don't see it by 4-5 tomorrow, I'll resubmit in your stead, > with point donation as usual :) > > Bean > Yes, I noticed that... For some reason I had thought the Gremlin number was 9. Although, you don't neccessarily need to resubmit it; with such a low number, it only costs 10 points to Repress the PIG and save the proposal.... -- Wonko Recruit today night it feels.