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Lets see how many data Garu's we have here..... Here is the Question-- If you take the Highest 100 Averages ( That is the 100 Top Shooters ) in each of the 50 States, combine their averages and devide by 100 to see which State has the Best ( Highest ) average.....

Any Guesses ????????????????
 

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I actually pulled out the Average Book to start to calculate TX, but realized how much effort it would take to figure this out (nine pages of numbers to input and sort). Especially since it was specified singles, doubles, handicap, or composite.

But let's go with what Gene said... the best shooters are in Texas!!!
 

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Browning Gal, you got that right, the best "bull" shooters. Dunno if it is true or not, but have been told that I am among the best at that part of the game.

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There is no statistical validity to this exercise. The states with the most shooters are going to have the most shooters with high averages.
 

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I googled skooters and found no averages listed. Only this...

"Skooters are like ugly chicks, they are fun to ride until your friends catch you"

Couldn't resist!

ashamed to give my real name,


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For the 2008 A.T.A. target year UTAH in all area's

Given that shooters shot at lease 500 sgls, or 500 hdc, or 500 dbls for individual diciplines and at least 500 sgls + 500 hdc + 500 dbls for the OOA average. Take the top 100 shooters in each of the 50 states and 17 provinces average them individually by state and decide who is the top shooting state.

Singles - Top 100 average - .96825 - Winner Utah

Handicap - Top 100 average - .91780 - Winner Utah

Doubles - Top 100 average - .91163 - Winner Utah

OOA - top 100 average - .92673 - Winner Utah

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Well, quite frankly, Alaska doesn't HAVE 100 registered shooters. So that's out for us....

And we shoot all winter long. In any weather. I've shot 'caps at 5 below zero up here. I had a 74 that day, and finished SECOND to an 85. So our averages won't be that good.

But anyone that wishes to come up and test their average at our Pre Super Bowl shoot on January 31 is welcome. Bring your money and your longjohns. We'll play.

Or just come up for the state shoot in July and have some real fun....

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mkstephenson,

Just curious, can you name me the 17 provinces in Canada??

If you wanted the top 100 averages in Manitoba, we would need about 40 more shooters.

In Manitoba we aren't near as brave as the Alaska shooters, although I've heard stories of shooting in the Manitoba winter, doesn't sound all that tempting to me!
 

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Where there were less than 100 shooters only those less than 100 were averaged.

I didn't say there were 17 provinces in Canada. I said provinces.

"AB",
"AK",
"AL",
"AP",
"AR",
"AZ",
"BC",
"CA",
"CO",
"CT",
"CZ",
"DC",
"DE",
"FL",
"GA",
"HI",
"IA",
"ID",
"IL",
"IN",
"KS",
"KY",
"LA",
"MA",
"MB",
"MC",
"MD",
"ME",
"MI",
"MN",
"MO",
"MS",
"MT",
"NB",
"NC",
"ND",
"NE",
"NF",
"NH",
"NJ",
"NM",
"NS",
"NT",
"NV",
"NY",
"NZ",
"OH",
"OK",
"ON",
"OR",
"PA",
"PR",
"QU",
"RI",
"SC",
"SD",
"SK",
"TN",
"TX",
"UT",
"VA",
"VT",
"WA",
"WI",
"WV",
"WY",
"YT"

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Michael- Thanks for the work. Now, how about a multivariant analysis with Duncan's multiple range test on the means to see which averages were different or the same at the 99% level?

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"Where there were less than 100 shooters only those less than 100 were averaged."

So, you assigned an average to some places comprised of the best shooter and the worst shooter and all the shooters in between and compared them to states where the 100th best shooter is still an AA average?

Do you think there just may be a flaw in this methodology? LOL
 

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Hey JeffP

Maybe we join forces. Add Hawaii & Alaska together we might stand a chance. Then again with me shooting here & you guys have Jim Flemming we might still be at a disadvantage.

Mongo~David
 

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I suppose I should make it clearer than I did in my above post. When you average averages, you end up with a number that means absolutely nothing. The basic rules of probability will just not allow you to do that.

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Mongo, maybe we need to work out an exchange program...we'll all come south and shoot with you guys in the winter. And in the summer when it's nice, you guys can come up here and cool off a bit. The worlds biggest chain shoot...

Jerry...I appreciate the offer, but I'm already working as hard as I can to lower the state average. We shot yesterday in 20 degrees, wind, and a bit of snow. I had a 78 in the 'caps.

And I was middle of the pack. 90 won it.
 

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Jerry...you know, that's a heck of an idea. my squad against your squad, you giving us a couple birds for the weather differential and fax scores back and forth...

nonregistered...but we can always shoot for beers!
 
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