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Old 02-19-2009, 09:02 PM   #21
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I think what he is saying is that the coin flip does determine the winner 60% of the time:

And the winner of the coin flip wins on the first drive 40% of the time.
Nope. If the team winning the coin flip wins only 40% of the games on their FIRST possession of OT, then 60% of the time the team that lost the coin flip gets at least one possession in OT. Therefore, the coin flip does not "determine the winner" 60% of the time.
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Nope. If the team winning the coin flip wins only 40% of the games on their FIRST possession of OT, then 60% of the time the team that lost the coin flip gets at least one possession in OT. Therefore, the coin flip does not "determine the winner" 60% of the time.
Actually it does, but your point is valid. If the winner of the coin toss wins the game (technically) the coin toss "determined" the winner.

You have a great point and I agree. If in 60% of the cases, both teams got to possess the ball, it's not as bad as they make it seem.
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On a side note, that could have been the best movie EVER if they just would have given it a frickin' ENDING!!!
The author of the book intentionally made the ending anticlimactic to illustrate the pointlessness of violence. Moss gets killed by Mexicans, Anton kills Moss' wife and then gets hit by a car, and Tommy Lee Jones aimlessly reminisces about his father. Talk about a slap to the unsuspecting moviegoer's face.
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The author of the book intentionally made the ending anticlimactic to illustrate the pointlessness of violence. Moss gets killed by Mexicans, Anton kills Moss' wife and then gets hit by a car, and Tommy Lee Jones aimlessly reminisces about his father. Talk about a slap to the unsuspecting moviegoer's face.
Then it backfired. Sex and violence SELLS!!! I want my $$ back!!!
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