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Postby Oscar » 23 Mar 2005, 09:59

A great opportunity I think for someone to play around with the statistics that this project has thrown up. I think it would possibly show Waterloo Sunset to be the most popular choice but I'd be very interested to see what other patterns emerge.

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Postby Mr Tapioca Head » 23 Mar 2005, 11:02

I was going to do something once the first round was completed - watch this space.

One interesting statistic is more nominations for Irene Cara than Nirvana.
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Postby funky_nomad » 23 Mar 2005, 11:17

Mr Tapioca Head wrote:One interesting statistic is more nominations for Irene Cara than Nirvana.

That may well say more about this board than anything else I can think of :twisted:
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Postby Leg of lamb » 23 Mar 2005, 12:02

It's got to be Atmosphere ...
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Postby 010101010101 » 23 Mar 2005, 12:07

I'm keeping a tally of most popular tracks, etc.

But it's at home, and I'm not.

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Postby The Midnight Special » 23 Mar 2005, 12:21

'Wichita Lineman' has got to be there or thereabouts
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Postby Prez! » 23 Mar 2005, 14:14

funky_nomad wrote:
Mr Tapioca Head wrote:One interesting statistic is more nominations for Irene Cara than Nirvana.

That may well say more about this board than anything else I can think of :twisted:


Personally,I find it rather refreshing.
The point was,after all,to pick your favourite songs.
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Postby Diamond Dog » 23 Mar 2005, 15:12

I'll happily do a quick poll om Good Friday of the most popular songs etc - if no one objects.

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Postby Oscar » 23 Mar 2005, 15:41

It would be interesting to discover the most popular tracks, the most popular artists and maybe which posters have similar tastes.

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Postby Love Vigilante » 23 Mar 2005, 15:52

It would also be interesting to see statistics on voting habits - which people tended to vote the same way, how often individuals voted for the winning "team", etc. Also, for songs which were popular choices, were they on popular lists? eg what percentage of the lists including Atmosphere or Waterloo Sunset or Heroes actually won their matches?

However I think we would need to hire a professional statistician for all this, and I'm not sure the sponsorship money we received for the first edition of the BCB Cup would cover this. Perhaps next year, if we can secure lucrative corporate backing...
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Postby PENK » 23 Mar 2005, 16:22

We could also compare lists and see who our closest matches were, and then compare this to our closest matches from that ridiculous questions thread the other week, to see if they were the same, and what conclusions could be drawn. However I will leave this to someone else as I really cannot be arsed.
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Postby cheifwhat » 23 Mar 2005, 17:55

all this talk, and no bally statistics to be found anywhere?!!!!
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Postby trans-chigley express » 24 Mar 2005, 00:45

cheifwhat wrote:all this talk, and no bally statistics to be found anywhere?!!!!


here are some useless numerical stats:

List A won 10 matches
List B won 15 matches (including the first 6 on the bounce)
and there was 1 draw

The biggest losers were:
match 6: 13.5% of the total votes
match 22: 15.1%
match 7: 17.9%
match 4: 19.6%
match 24 & 26: 20%

Match with most votes: Match 1 with 57
Match with least votes: match 18 with 29

Winner with most votes: match 6 with 45 votes
Winner with least votes: match 18 with 17 votes

In total I voted for 13 winners and 12 losers which is a remarkable recovery from one stage where I had voted for twice as many losers as winners!

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Postby marios » 24 Mar 2005, 02:27

You've been kepping yourself busy, haven't you LB?

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Postby trans-chigley express » 24 Mar 2005, 03:58

sonic marios wrote:You've been kepping yourself busy, haven't you LB?


Entrant with most spare time on his hands this morning: er, me! :oops:

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Postby marios » 24 Mar 2005, 04:30

Lord Belborough wrote:
sonic marios wrote:You've been kepping yourself busy, haven't you LB?


Entrant with most spare time on his hands this morning: er, me! :oops:


Today i woke up at 2pm, called in sick (which i am) and basically either been here, on the phone or watching telly these past 14 hours. Beat that.

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Postby Love Vigilante » 24 Mar 2005, 12:08

I abstained from four through a combination of ignorance, laziness, and not really being fussed either way.

Of the twenty-two first round ties I did vote in, "my team" won fourteen, lost seven and drew one.

Frankly I'm surprised that I have such a high success rate, as this would indicate being reasonably in tune with the tastes of other BCBers. Roughly two thirds of the lists I voted for won, yet my own list managed only about a third of the votes, which would suggest my tastes aren't that close to other BCBers. Is anyone else sad enough to work out these stats for themselves? Obviously it won't be exact, but should we expect to see some sort of correlation between percentage of ties in which we voted for the winner, and percentage of votes our own lists got?
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Postby PENK » 24 Mar 2005, 23:50

sonic marios wrote:
Lord Belborough wrote:
sonic marios wrote:You've been kepping yourself busy, haven't you LB?


Entrant with most spare time on his hands this morning: er, me! :oops:


Today i woke up at 2pm, called in sick (which i am) and basically either been here, on the phone or watching telly these past 14 hours. Beat that.


I came home for easter on Saturday, and as virtually no one else is back yet, have devoted the entire time to watching TV, posting on here and playing Championship Manager.
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Postby marios » 24 Mar 2005, 23:55

Penk. Steve Penk. wrote:
sonic marios wrote:
Lord Belborough wrote:
sonic marios wrote:You've been kepping yourself busy, haven't you LB?


Entrant with most spare time on his hands this morning: er, me! :oops:


Today i woke up at 2pm, called in sick (which i am) and basically either been here, on the phone or watching telly these past 14 hours. Beat that.


I came home for easter on Saturday, and as virtually no one else is back yet, have devoted the entire time to watching TV, posting on here and playing Championship Manager.


Well, i'll be doing pretty much the same from 22/4-8/5 during the Greek Orthodox Easter hols.

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Postby PENK » 24 Mar 2005, 23:56

Ah, but I do more or less the same thing when I'm not on holiday too.
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