In a message dated 12/12/98 12:39:49 AM Central Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> >1 in 160 --
> >the average US risk of being a victim of violent crime in 1997. Using
> >the 1 in 160 figure, over the next 50 years, one has a 27% chance of
> >being a victim of a violent crime.
> Hardly (as Mike would say). Unless there's a rule in the USA that people
> who've been assaulted once are left alone thereafter, your chances remain
> 1/160 to the end of time (all demographics being equal).
> (I think - but my stats were always terrible.)
so that means that my chances of hitting the jackpot in Vegas aren't improving? No matter HOW many times I feed the one-armed bandits?
EvMick <-----only kidding...doesn't gamble.