"Anything that can go wrong will go wrong." Does this apply to life as well? — niki wonoto
Inanimate object 1, human 0. — BC
I believe that Murphy's law applies to everything.Does this apply to life as well? — niki wonoto
I personally use it sometimes just for joking, e.g. when something goes wrong although the chances of this happening are small. — Alkis Piskas
That's why, the only correct interpretation of Murphy's law is the probabilistic one, which is universal and objective. — Alkis Piskas
It never rains as everyome likes, right? (I can also Google it of course.)nunca llueve a gusto de todos — javi2541997
Ha,ha,ha! It always lies with the butter down! Hate this! :grin:If you're eating toast, and you accidentally bump it to the floor, it seems more likely to land buttered side down. — javi2541997
It's a more certain than "probably": it will eventually happen at some point."If something can go wrong, it probably will." — javi2541997
It never rains as everyome likes, right? — Alkis Piskas
But there's a simple explanation for this: The surface of the toast that is spread with stuff is heavier! — Alkis Piskas
It's a more certain than "probably": it will eventually happen at some point. — Alkis Piskas
Margin of error has to do with statistics. And statistics have to do with the use of mathematical theories of probability. So, theoretically, if have a 1/1000000 chance to win a lottery and buy a lottery ticket 1000000 times --assuming that this is possible-- it is almost certain that I eventually win. This "almost" means that there's always a chance that I won't. There is a margin of error, as you said. But I wouldn't go that far ...So, there are 100 % of chances to actually happen X situation in Y moment. Then, we could assume there is not margin of error applying Murphy's law. — javi2541997
if have a 1/1000000 chance to win a lottery and buy a lottery ticket 1000000 times --assuming that this is possible-- it is almost certain that I eventually win. — Alkis Piskas
Thus airbrakes are designed so that the pressurised air is required to keep the brakes off, rather than put the brakes on. If When the brake lines fail, the lorry stops. — unenlightened
Right. The lottery operetor must be sustained in a way so that they can offer you the thrill of hope.That's why the prize money < the total cost of all the tickets. — Agent Smith
Right. The lottery operetor must be sustained in a way so that they can offer you the thrill of hope.
(And take it back on the lottery draw day.) — Alkis Piskas
I suddenly remember back again this particular quote from the movie Interstellar: Murphy's law: "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong." Does this apply to life as well? — niki wonoto
Well, there are various ways of interpreting probabilities. Yet, there's only one probability theory. And its laws are merciless — Alkis Piskas
Yes, it always pours! At least in my place. Can't have a break. Just a small rain, Mr Murphy! — Alkis Piskas
Presumably the Original Poster thinks his thread has gone wrong..... — Wayfarer
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