"How shit you must be if I got you out twice!"
-Paul Harris to Andrew Symonds, Perth 2008

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

The infinite stupidity of humans

Krishna has a poll going on his site regarding who will win the Champions Trophy. I voted for South Africa, as I am a firm believer of online polls that will magically bring about the results I want. As it stands right now, the votes are 30% for Pakistan (Stani, how many times did you vote?), 25% for South Africa and India, 15% for Australia and 5% for...England.

Let me repeat that for you: 5% believe England can win the Champions Trophy. You can see where the logic flows from. Since March 2009, England has played 15 ODI's and won in 7 of them. Which works out perfectly because to win the Champions Trophy they have to play 3 Group stage matches, 1 semi-final and 1 final. Which adds up to 5 matches. 5 is less than 7 and England has already proved that they can win 7 ODIs.

Yes, I believe we are a superior race. Superior to a dying breed of donkeys known as Wild Ass. (I'm not making this up. My best friend google told me about them.)

In the same poll over at Supersport, 1% of the votes went to West Indies. I decided to change my mind and vote for Bangladesh. 8 teams, 15 matches, 1 Champion- Bangladesh.

12 comments:

Sujith said...

"....as I am a firm believer of online polls that will magically bring about the results I want."

he he good one there. Let me try multiple voting at the "which hollywood hottie you like to date?" survey. Surely , justice will be served.

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Purna said...

It depends on who you vote for. If the hollywood hottie is Megan Fox then it won't work. She's a machine without a brain. Mark Boucher has dips on her anyway. I doubt he will give her up without a fight.

Sujith said...

I thought chicks without the grey matter are the way to go?!

Argh boucher you rat! He's the thin fig leaf (along with AB) that stands between SL completely exposing SA right now. No wonder he gets all the booty!

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Krish said...

So far, more people (on the poll) believe South Africa will win than Sri Lanka. Not really a scientific method. But fun all the same!

Purna said...

Ouch Krish, that hurt! Well done ;).

Sujith, were you supporting Sri Lanka? In which case, you won't get ANY hollywood hottie.

sameer said...

Its all India.

sameer said...

Supporting India would mean m eligible for a date and dinner with Drew Barrymore.

Sujith said...

@ Purna : Not a supporter per se of SA and SL, but intrigued by both teams. Both have some amazing talent, but SL overachieves, while SA seems to underachieve more often than not. Now similar to polling - if there's some sort of an algo which tells me that if you support team A - you'll get chick X and so on , let me know:-)

@Sameer: dude i love drew barrymore, but she's a little passe now, isn't she? I think I might just have to settle for Megan for now :-(

Purna said...

No Sameer, supporting India means you are eligible for a date with Harbajan. Just wear a face mask, in case he slaps you.

Sujith, it's simple really. If you support the teams I support, you will get chick X,Y,Z. :)

Sidthegnomenator said...

I would have voted for Australia, just for the sake of being patriotic, while secretly feeling South Africa will do it.

Actually, not that secretly - I have been saying South Africa will win for a while now.

I think I should shut up.

And go vote for Australia anyway.

Purna said...

Another Aussie converted eh Sid? That's they way we like it ;).

Sameer said...

Purna, Bhajji wud just slap a no man like Sreesanth which i think was a right thing to do cos Sreesanth had jumped the gun quite often.....