# Talk:628: Psychic

Tip: No one picks 50. 75.69.96.225 01:35, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

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**Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything**is 42. This comic is wrong ;) --Dgbrt (talk) 18:52, 6 October 2013 (UTC)

Interestingly, it appears Megan was trying to trip Cueball up. The obvious choice would have been "42", a number with very geeky connotations, to say the least. Megan may have thought of it immediately, known Cueball would suspect, and gone for the next higher number, 43. Of course, Cueball was smart enough to realize this simple trick, and knew Megan was, too. So he won anyway. 173.245.54.91 (talk) *(please sign your comments with ~~~~)*

I seems that 37 (or 73) would be most not-random random. Though I cannot say, that sources are 100% reliable: [1] [2] 141.101.88.219 08:57, 15 May 2015 (UTC) Koovert

Wait, if Cueball's probability to pick a specific number is 1/100 and Megan's probability to pick a specific number is also 1/100, wouldn't the probability of their picks being the same be 0.01%? --Jogerj (talk) 02:11, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

- Yes, now multiply it by 100 because there can be 100 specific numbers. Anachor (talk) 10:17, 27 August 2015 (UTC)
- No, because you only have to have one of them match the other, not both of them match a number from some other source.173.245.54.34 07:07, 30 August 2015 (UTC)

Ooh, so the 17 thing is real after all! I've long since spotted it, but was never sure whether it's objective or just me preferentially noticing this number. Man, it feels good to be vindicated. 141.101.104.82 05:11, 26 April 2016 (UTC)

Did anyone else read this that this trick worked and got Cueball a date to the movies? He took the lead, assuming that she would go along with because she was amazed by his psychic ability. Cosumel (talk) 05:35, 8 March 2020 (UTC)