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Re: An Interesting Question (or not)
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Reply to: #812434 by Oberon_Kenobi
Oct 28, 2013 8:04am
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So statistically, you need 11 active boxers in your area to be able to maintain this ratio.

Statistics can lie. Here in the Frozen Tundra we call Alaska we have maybe 3 or 4 active boxers in our whole state. Yet we seem to get a lot of finds/plants above the statistical ratio.

deniserows
in a land of boxing tourists
Re: An Interesting Question (or not)
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Reply to: #812741 by deniserows
Oct 28, 2013 3:11pm
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Statistics can lie.

I believe that there is a Mark Twain quote about that.

Also I was oversimplifying, as I said. I think that you maintain you ratio because of visitors. I think that Hawaii could do that too with fewer boxers in that state because they get even more visitors than Alaska. The fun of being a tourist destination.
Re: An Interesting Question (or not)
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Reply to: #812741 by deniserows
Oct 28, 2013 3:22pm
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The find ratio to number of boxes placed also increases as your planting area expands. We would never have had as many visitors to our boxes had we not been fortunate enough to plant in many states, and frequently along oft-traveled routes.