General Message Board
Well after my awesome pics of Krashalotski & Old Mayor Burton, I'm down to #11,282 in the 94th percentile, which makes for a total population of 188,033. So the true answer is somewhere between 177,020 and that :-)
- 2 Replies to Cliff
Hmmm....MoToR's rank & percentile would suggest a population of 202,300, so I pondered the situation for a bit, and if anyone knows me they know I love a pointless exercise involving statistics, so here goes:
The equation would require the assumption that either 1 position higher or lower would put you in the next percentile to calculate the max & min range - therefore,
8851 in 95th percentile - if 8850 would put me in the 96th, that would mean a max. population of 221,250, but if 8852 would drop me to the 94th, that makes for a minimum of 147,533.
10,115 in 95th - max of 252,850; min of 168,600
11,282 in 94th - max of 225,620; min of 161,186
So then, so far we've narrowed down the population to a max of 221,250, and a min of 168,600
Anyone else want to post their rank & percentile to futher narrow it down :-D ?
i basically agree with da goat and mr sunday. i think it is around 225 K , based on my percentile and ranking. if we had 20 good data points and averaged them we would probably be able to estimate within a few thousand.
ha and i never thought my business stats course would come in handy lol. it sure hasn't helped my team this year
- 2 Replies to macy
Ok this is the most accurate way I can come up with right now. This is my Chase team, started at the Beginning of the season, left stagnant so that it could be used in the chase leagues with all 9 starts active. LoL. It pays to know this game.
MoToR® 0 0 206,268 (-333) 206,790(-236) 4th
Now that is saying there are 4% that have 0 points. Which must account for the 522 point difference in the summer and full season. Have at it cliff......
I tried to cipher this equation once in my head...
Nought times nought equals nought, nought plus nought equals nought, nought minus nought equals nought, and nought divided by nought equals nought... No prudent results.
So I broke out my engineering calculator, Big Chief tablet, and trusty red crayon. The calculator started smoking, caught the tablet on fire, melted my crayon, and set off the smoke alarm, which woke the ol' lady up... I'm never doin' that again! LOL!
Seriously, nobody knows the exact number. With people having the three league maximum per team having multiple ID's to join other leagues, Chase league teams that remain inactive until race 27, and teams that have owners who have quit... An educated guess would put the number at 250,000 teams, with approximately 150,000 owners.
Expert Fantasy Advice
Brandon Funston and Scott Pianowski talk MLB news and happenings, starting in St. Louis. … More »
Hanley Ramirez's bat has come alive this week and he's cheaply priced for Sunday DFS. … More »
Talking Edwin Encarnacion, a look around the league and other random nonsense. … More »
A look at recent fantasy risers and fallers regarding trades and the draft. … More »