(On Chances Computed by Regression) [via MSN]
A: I mean, what are the chances?! (note: purely rhetorical question.)
Me: The chances stands approximately at 5.8%.
A: Wow. That’s a very precise estimation.
Me: Yah. I used regression what.
A: Ok. Which program you used? Micosoft Notepad?
Me: No, better! I used Microsoft Paint 🙂 I drew the graph myself. FREE HAND. Aren’t you proud of me?
A: Yah. Very. I like how you took into consideration most of the outlyers.
Middle of the afternoon always like to talk nonsense like this.
Ghost of quantitative analysis lectures past back to haunt me!