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Old 03-11-2006, 07:12 AM   #1
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FYI- what are the odds??

introduced in march, 1954, the first color TV had a 15-inch screen .
westinghouse produced it.
it's initial price tag; $1,295

what are the odds in america?
odds of winning powerball jackpot- 1 in 146,000,000
odds of celebrity marriages lasting a lifetime- 1 in 3
odds of being killed by a shark, assuming you are one of the 59 attack victims (in 2005)- 1 in 15
odds of meeting a (female) professional model in a manhattan singles bar- 1 in 88
odds of having your identity stolen- 1 in 200
odds of being audited by the IRS- 1 in 175
odds of a high school athlete becoming a pro athlete- 1 in 22,000

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odds of meeting a (female) professional model in a manhattan singles bar- 1 in 88
Sush, pretty good odds.....go for it!
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Old 03-11-2006, 03:45 PM   #3
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lol, that's such a dumb stat. i've met literally dozens of "models" and "actresses" over the years, but besides their headshots, almost none had a working portfolio. i met an actress recently who really was in a movie tho. well i caught the movie on late night cable, an indie from last year, and it was so bad that i don't know what to say to her the next time i see her. she's a bartender in a joint near my job, so i gonna have to avoid the place...
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