Thursday, October 01, 2009

...And the Winner is...

We decided to use random.org to choose our winner for this giveaway - I'm just geeky enough for that to be fun for me...
...so imagine my surprise when the number 1 was the first one up - I guess I had seen too many people post a comment that since they were the first one in the list they wouldn't be chosen but Elizabeth was the first to post and her number was the first one 'drawn'...
...first I made a list of all the eligible posts...
...then after I generated the first number I started playing with random.org - I told you I was a geek...

...this is the list after 10 hits - I was so surprised that already a few numbers were 'chosen' more than once - I guess I expected to see 10 different numbers...

...OK - so you can see where I'm going with this can't you - this is the list after 20 hits - and there were only 19 numbers to choose from - some numbers haven't been chosen at all...

...after 30 hits...
...after 40 hits...
...after 50 hits - did you notice that Nicola hadn't been chosen in 40 hits and then in the next 10 she was chosen 3 times - hmmmm...
...after 60 hits and Liss hasn't been chosen yet - how long...
...not much longer after 62 hits the number 11 is finally chosen...
...after 70 hits - it appears that 4 - 12 and 14 are the best numbers to have...

...so of course my inner geek wouldn't let me stop until I had gone all the way to 100 - and guess what...
...#4 - had the most hits...go figure...

CONGRATULATIONS ELIZABETH!!!

3 comments:

Liss said... Best Blogger Tips

Teresa, remind me never to by a lottery ticket!!!!

it took 60 hits before it drew my name out once :(

No wonder why I never win anything.

Joyful said... Best Blogger Tips

I enjoyed your blogging on random.org

weeseaweed said... Best Blogger Tips

haha, only just read this! teresa, you're a total geek... it's wonderful!

i can't believe you had the patience to do it at all, let alone make the spreadsheet, update it and screen shot. maybe i should slow down.