Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#1 May 13, 2013
How interesting! Dr. Doolittle would be so proud!

California street gangs stage fights whose locations can be accurately predicted using the same algorithm that anthropologists use to predict where lions and hyenas will fight in the wild to protect their own territories. A UCLA researcher, using the standard "Lotka-Volterra" equation on 13 equal-sized criminal gangs in the Boyle Heights neighborhood in east Los Angeles, produced a table of probabilities showing how far from each gang's border any fights were likely to occur. In the period 1999 to 2002, the formula correctly showed that about 58 percent of shootings occurred within 0.2 miles of the border, 83 percent within 0.4 miles, and 97 percent within 1 mile.[Daily Mail (London), 3-26-2013]

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Neither of my Teeth

Seattle, WA

#3 May 13, 2013
accurately predicted = about 58 percent

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#4 May 13, 2013
accurately predicted = 83 percent within 0.4 miles, and 97 percent within 1 mile.

Keep watching for that RIF truck.
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#5 May 13, 2013
cantmakeitup wrote:
accurately predicted = 83 percent within 0.4 miles, and 97 percent within 1 mile.
Keep watching for that RIF truck.
Don't hold your breath, if ignorance is bliss, the slewchebag is the happiest poster on here.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#6 May 13, 2013
non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>Don't hold your breath, if ignorance is bliss, the slewchebag is the happiest poster on here.
While your point is well taken, the psychological profile of he/she/it would tend to indicate otherwise.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#7 May 13, 2013
Ignorance ??? That would be the guys who're WAY BEHIND in investments and blather about nonsense....

Like this survey, where gangs have areas they live...
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#8 May 13, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Ignorance ??? That would be the guys who're WAY BEHIND in investments and blather about nonsense....
Like this survey, where gangs have areas they live...
Ignorance, like pretending investing wins arguments on any topic. If that were the case, your attacks on the Koch brothers would certainly be incorrect. But hey, your arguments, or lack thereof, work one way for you, and a different way for everyone else. Now go yip some more at the big dogs from behind your fence.
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#9 May 13, 2013
cantmakeitup wrote:
<quoted text>
While your point is well taken, the psychological profile of he/she/it would tend to indicate otherwise.
A psychological profile of this individual could provide a doctoral thesis for many aspiring psychologists.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#10 May 13, 2013
Guys born rich ?? Oh, YOU'RE which brother, again ?? LMAOROTFU~!

Poor non-smarter, you're sure big dogs, especially your doggy "logic"...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#11 May 13, 2013
non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>A psychological profile of this individual could provide a doctoral thesis for many aspiring psychologists.
A 5 year old could figure you out, but the results would be ....sissy bYtch.....

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