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You're approach sounds a lot like my own.

With more complex syncs, I believe a limited improbability analysis is best. I think we can present compelling floors in many cases.

I think the best approach is to to establish a general floor, a very conservative measure of aggregate improbability. Anything beyond that is diminishing returns, since we can't really establish a final level of improbability when it comes to syncs that have multiple meaningful associations. Beyond that, I think the best approach is to seek replication. Some events are especially well-suited for such an analysis, like soccer goals, since a soccer goal is a soccer goal is a soccer goal. There is much for would-be skeptics to use for comparison's sake, if they dare to. But as I said, I see two components in this test. What are the odds AND what do the odds connect to?

That aside, you raise another nuanced point here. Now that I've looked at various web sites devoted to the subject, I am left with the feeling that a lot of people don't want to know what the odds are. They see their personal experience of synchronicity as non-random and, noise notwithstanding, the real syncs likely are. If they want to post pics and like pics that show digital clocks showing 2:22 and 1:11, God bless them.

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synchronicity explained? 2120 jazzmumbles 22-Sep-18 00:09
Re: synchronicity explained? 373 D-Archer 22-Sep-18 18:59
Re: synchronicity explained? 331 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 11:53
Re: synchronicity explained? 312 D-Archer 24-Sep-18 12:47
Re: synchronicity explained? 319 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 308 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 04:57
Re: synchronicity explained? 301 D-Archer 26-Sep-18 08:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 301 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 12:01
Re: synchronicity explained? 302 Eddie Larry 26-Sep-18 14:10
Re: synchronicity explained? 296 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:16
Re: synchronicity explained? 292 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 16:28
Re: synchronicity explained? 291 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 17:00
Re: synchronicity explained? 302 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 19:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 284 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 20:30
show us more "patterns" like this... 306 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:58
Re: synchronicity explained? 287 Susan Doris 28-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 273 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 15:25
Re: synchronicity explained? 265 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 20:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 259 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 21:07
Re: synchronicity explained? 267 Susan Doris 29-Sep-18 05:40
The statistics of synchronicities--in science 268 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 14:12
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 264 Poster Boy 29-Sep-18 15:56
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 261 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 19:32
Questions on synchronicities and statistical science 265 Poster Boy 30-Sep-18 18:13
Some possibilities 261 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 09:53
Deconstructing one sync. 266 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 18:08
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 259 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 19:09
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 261 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 20:24
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 267 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 00:41
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 266 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 02:34
Research design 258 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 04:12
Re: Research design 259 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 04:18
Framing.. Research design 263 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 20:50
Re: Framing.. Research design 261 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 23:21
Re: Framing.. Research design 261 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 04:56
a study of coincidences 255 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 13:24
Re: a study of coincidences 256 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 15:25
Your scepticism antennae 255 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 19:33
Re: Framing.. Research design 266 Poster Boy 03-Oct-18 16:16
Re: Framing.. Research design 258 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 07:17
Re: Framing.. Research design 263 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 15:10
Re: Framing.. Research design 263 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 17:07
Re: Framing.. Research design 256 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 17:37
true randomness 259 drrayeye 04-Oct-18 17:53
Re: true randomness 404 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 19:26
a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 267 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 21:28
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 266 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 05:06
I didn't write this post for you, 270 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 06:05
Re: I didn't write this post for you, 260 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 13:47
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 260 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 08:50
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 266 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 10:27
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 264 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 14:07
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 260 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 15:10
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 267 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 17:09
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 267 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 19:05
Scientific thinking 284 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 16:43
Re: synchronicity explained? 303 jazzmumbles 26-Sep-18 15:24


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