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My first post [32719] had 166 people answering the simple question on how many months rich you are. What I found interesting was the distribution of the results. Roughly similar number of people fit in the different degrees of richness: 41, 33, 26, 30 and 36. I had expected a more 'normal' curve: few people at the ends & the bulk in the middle. I suppose if the low end was made more fine-grained, we would obtain a more normal distribution.

The second post [32882] had only 52 respondents, probably because it seemed more difficult! The contrast between the two distributions is very striking. The lower ends have (relatively) more members, while the ranks of the previously "infinitely rich" people have declined.

My personal rank stayed similar in the two questions: I am on the lowest end on both (poor me)! Although I must say the second method resulted in a lower number of richness. Did this happen to you? Is this why the 2 distributions are so markedly different? I'd like to hear from you.

Thx in advance,
-dr.nonlinear-
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