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Comment: Re:Honestly ... (Score 4, Interesting) 342

by Kaenneth (#49471939) Attached to: Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket

Promotional machines/settings; they can set individual machine odds.

A new cluster of machines come in they set the game to payout well, to get people addicted, so it becomes some people's favorite machine.

After a couple weeks/months they slowly lower the percentage, while moving the machine out of the prime spot, with the addicts following it, and they set up the next new game...

Comment: Re:Unfortunately (Score 1) 144

by Kaenneth (#49308925) Attached to: Excess Time Indoors May Explain Rising Myopia Rates

"Between 1990 and 1995 the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children handled only 515 stranger abductions"

100 stranger abductions a year vs. 166,000 non abused kids taken by CPS.

literally more than 1000 times as likely your kids will be kidnapped by the government than a 'stranger'.

"Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago." -- Bernard Berenson