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RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 25,494
edited September 2014 in Pro race
Two big events on Thursday. Jens v Sosenka and No v Yes.

Both Jens and No are tipped to get just over 50 (km or %). But who will go higher?

By all means have a guess at the actual numbers, but if you want a political row there's the Cake Stop for that
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Which will be higher 53 votes

The number of kilometres cycled by Jens Voigt
33% 18 votes
The percentage for the Referendum 'No' vote
66% 35 votes

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  • The_BoyThe_Boy Posts: 3,099
    Unless they pollsters have it wildly wrong (and this is an outside possibility due to the number of first time voters), the Nos have it by 3.
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  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 25,494
    For record I have already predicted 50.903 km for Jens. I'll say 52.6% for No.
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  • r0bhr0bh Posts: 1,599
    52% No
    51k Jens
  • mfinmfin Posts: 6,724
    50.217km
    54.2% No
  • napoleondnapoleond Posts: 5,983
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  • ProssPross Posts: 29,609
    Gone for Jens. 49.9% no, 50.705 Jens.
  • salsiccia1salsiccia1 Posts: 3,717
    What a poll. Rich, you are a genius 8)

    Jens 50.850km
    No 53.2%
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  • The_Boy wrote:
    Unless they pollsters have it wildly wrong (and this is an outside possibility due to the number of first time voters), the Nos have it by 3.

    3% is the margin of error in those polls though, so that's neck and neck. Interestingly 97% of eligible voters have registered and those most likely to vote Yes are over 35 and under 65, which is not the way I'd have picked it at all. On the other hand, polling isn't as reliable in this instance as usual, because the polling companies have never done an Indyref before, they have no models to use to correct the data (or if theydo, they've no idea if they work). Warming to my theme... the SNP has it's polling people poll in an odd way where they ask respondents to vote on how likely they are to vote Yes and score it 1-10. Anything over a 5 they put as Yes.

    No 58%
    Jens 50.15km
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  • Following the he fundamental interconnectedness of all things idea they have to add up to 100 so 49.699km and 50.301% "no".
  • Great idea for a thread.

    I am going to say Jensie will fail and no will succeed so 49.96 and 54.27 respectively
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  • mr_pollmr_poll Posts: 1,547
    Going to go with Jensie on this one, just:

    Jens - 51.05km

    No - 50.8%
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,678
    Jens 51.1

    No 42.3
  • Jens 50.9

    No 49.8

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  • FJSFJS Posts: 4,820
    Nice one this
    Jens 49.9
    No 54.0
  • Merckx nabbed my guess too. Damn him.
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  • mfinmfin Posts: 6,724
    Salsiccia1 wrote:
    What a poll. Rich, you are a genius 8)

    Jens 50.850km
    No 53.2%

    Yeah, well done Rich, a proper relaxed thread.

    Jens about to get on the bike now :)
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 25,494
    The average of the guesses is 50.653 km. Let's see how well the wisdom of crowds theory works
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  • mfinmfin Posts: 6,724
    51.115km... so who was closest?
  • mfinmfin Posts: 6,724
    sjmclean 15 metres out
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 25,494
    sjmclean wrote:
    Jens 51.1

    No 42.3
    This was the closest prediction(for the cycling at least). The other prediction seems beyond even Alex Salmond's imagination.
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  • r0bhr0bh Posts: 1,599
    mfin wrote:
    51.115km... so who was closest?

    sjmclean with 51.1 I think. Don't fancy his chances on the accumulator though!
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,678
    Nice to have the first one up.

    I'll get the second tomorrow morning. Saw a poll which had it at 56% for Yes. Scotland is buzzing.
  • mr_pollmr_poll Posts: 1,547
    65 metres out - damn you sjmclean! However fancy my chances against you on the Scotland question.
  • Mad_MalxMad_Malx Posts: 4,369
    Mechanism wrote:
    Following the he fundamental interconnectedness of all things idea they have to add up to 100

    This doesn't bode well for the Nos then.
  • mfinmfin Posts: 6,724
    YES 1,617,989 44.696878 %
    NO 2,001,926 55.303122 %
    TOTAL 3,619,915

    So, it is 55.3% NO
  • mfinmfin Posts: 6,724
    The article don was closest with 54.27%?
  • what an honour

    I am pleased Jens got it and pleased Scotland didn't!!
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