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For illustrative purposes, consider this 2-player game, which serves as an abstract oversimplification of what happens at a poker table:
Roll (fair) 20-sided die.
If result is 1-19, you pay other player $10.
If result is 20, other player pays you $250.
It would be foolish to play only one roll of this game. Played out over 50,000 rolls, you should make a tidy profit because the hot & cold streaks will balance out.
Jury nullification works both ways
The other way around (finding a technically innocent person guilty) may be distinguished as jury vilification.
Every time you send a resume in somewhere, follow it up with a phone call, and ask whether the relevant person has received your resume.
This is fine, and may even increase the likelihood that you pass some initial filtering.
since you already have them on the phone, give them a thirty second spiel about why you would be good for the job
Please don't do this. Until the applicant field is down to 15 people or fewer, the last thing a hiring manager wants is to be stuck on the phone for even 30 seconds with an applicant eager to show their stuff. This is what your cover letter is for, or maybe a follow-up email. Entry level positions of any type most places will result in over a hundred applications, and nothing's more annoying than applicants who won't leave you alone, especially when there are many of them. This is not the impression you want to leave with someone who will be making a hiring decision.
Yes, I was certainly trained by a cat.
I think the darker tone would be well-suited to the Knightfall storyline (Bane [believable villain] breaks Batman over his knee and his less-morally-upright trainee replaces him as Azrael). I'm not certain they could fit the whole thing into a single movie though.
Anyone with greater comic book knowledge care to comment?