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Old 02-07-2018, 12:12 AM
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That is awesome work, exactly 50%

It seems incredible to have 4 on the same day. Like spinning 365 number roulette wheel 25 times and getting the same number 4 times. Though thinking of it like that I can see that it could be 50/50 to get 1 repetition in those 25 spins
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Old 24-08-2018, 11:15 AM
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Haven't opened the link but IIRC it's about 25-30. Then at about a 95% chance it's around 40

Of course to have a 100% chance you need at least 367 people - one for each day of the year plus one more.
Still not 100% though.....
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Old 24-08-2018, 11:31 AM
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Not totally relevant but my girlfriend shares a birthday with her Dad and I share one with my Nephew. I would have thought that would be pretty long odds. My Niece is also only 2 days from my Sister.
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Old 24-08-2018, 11:36 AM
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Has anyone actually tested this out for real?

I get the logic but still struggle to see that if in reality if you grouped together a number of times 23 people that reality will match the logic used.
Can't we simply prove or disprove this with how many posters it takes to find someone who shares our birthday?

I'll start if anyone wants to join

24th May
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Old 24-08-2018, 11:41 AM
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Well I think the World Cup squad link above proves it in real life quite well

Anyway, 3rd June
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Old 24-08-2018, 01:11 PM
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Still not 100% though.....
Are you using something other than the Gregorian calendar?
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Our office has 32 people in it with 2 pairs of identical birthdays.
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Are you using something other than the Gregorian calendar?

Didn't read the question properly.
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Well I think the World Cup squad link above proves it in real life quite well

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Old 25-08-2018, 02:51 AM
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For those of you going to the match tomorrow, here's something you can do while you wait for kickoff. (Btw, he mentions my birthday in the video. There has to be something like a .54% chance of that happening)

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Since we have another World Cup coming up, I decided to check out some birthdays. Of the 24 teams playing in the Women's World Cup coming up, 11 have players that share the same birthday. Brazil is the only country with more than one duplicate birthday with two. There are two Brazilians and two Chileans that were born on December 17th.

Throughout the whole tournament, there are three players born on 12/17/1993 and 10/2/1992. There are 28 other instances of two players having the same exact birthday (including year).

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3 of us had the same birthday in junior school class and 2 in my senior school one. 45 boys and 4 of us born on the same day.
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For extra completeness, I checked out the birthdays for the squads in the U-20 World Cup. Of the 24 of those teams, 12 had players with the same birthday. Norway, Poland, Senegal and the US had two pairs of players with the same birthday while Portugal had three sets.
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