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#### AlphaKretin posted:

That's plotting frequency of non-uniformly distributed shelf lives as the independent variable against temperature, which is like three different kinds of gently caress up. Temperature should be on the bottom and shelf life should be a linear scale on the side, with a scatter/line graph instead of column.

E: actually no bars don't necessarily mean frequency, it's saying that an MRE with a shelf life (which we can change at will) of X months will cause the surrounding area to be Y°.

"Ow! This one's really hot!"
"EAT FAST!"

#### Magic Hate Ball posted:

"Ow! This one's really hot!"
"EAT FAST!"

Its literally correlation =/= causation.jgp.

It probably the best example I could point to off the top of my head for how the correlation between two variable stays the same when you swap the x and y axis, and why that's usually a terrible idea.

#### Pick posted:

That's what happens when you leave your graph in your car on a hot summer day.

#### Vorpal Cat posted:

They really should have had shelf life as the Y axis because your brain interprets larger bar as better, when on this graph its the smallest bar that has the largest shelf life.

The bigger problem is that the shelf life measure is not on a linear scale, logarithmic scale or anything so any conclusions you make on the relationship between shelf life and temperature based on the shape of the graph is bullshit.

1 2 6 18 36 40 48 60 - I mean, really?

Someone basically picked the wrong graph type in Excel.

#### Carbon dioxide posted:

I don't think these are quite to scale.

https://imgur.com/shchYYd

Ego boost.png right there.

#### ikanreed posted:

Ego boost.png right there.

My mother is Thai and my father is Sudanese.
I have the most average penis

#### Inzombiac posted:

My mother is Thai and my father is Sudanese.
I have the most average penis

Hmm, I didn't know penis size was the average of the father's and mother's penises

#### Pakled posted:

wow..

 Carbon dioxide Oct 9, 2012 Yeah, that graph is something. In most European countries, even the democratic party would be considered to sit somewhere to the right of the political center. America doesn't have true leftist parties. # ? Oct 25, 2015 19:34

#### Carbon dioxide posted:

Yeah, that graph is something. In most European countries, even the democratic party would be considered to sit somewhere to the right of the political center. America doesn't have true leftist parties.

I like how it tries to equate anarchy with right-wing thought.
Ancappery definitely, but all other kinds of Anarchy? hahahaha

#### trapped mouse posted:

 Pick Jul 19, 2009 Nap Ghost Pick has a new favorite as of 06:56 on Oct 26, 2015 # ? Oct 26, 2015 06:51

This is amazing.

#### Rigged Death Trap posted:

I like how it tries to equate anarchy with right-wing thought.
Ancappery definitely, but all other kinds of Anarchy? hahahaha

"Anarcho-Capitalism" is the new name for Feudalism, and his nickname is Libertarianism (which he totally stole from Left-anarchists that like Marxist thought like Chomsky).
That's it. It's a system of lords waving their 'property rights' around to make a new system of peasantry, except this time it has a thoroughly flawed economic philosophy posing as a science to back up its 'rights'.

#### Pick posted:

While the others are pretty loving pandering ("look! graphs are cool! You know Venn-Diagrams!"), this one is the one I take the most issue with.
Venn-diagrams are for qualitative phenomenology. This is inherently quantitative.
I don't care if I sound like a fedora, this diagram still is the least necessary.

 Pick Jul 19, 2009 Nap Ghost Pick has a new favorite as of 09:24 on Oct 26, 2015 # ? Oct 26, 2015 09:19

#### Vorpal Cat posted:

The political maps thread had a long discussion on the many ways in which this was a better graph then the Florida one, but tldr, don't turn your histogram into a line graph, and don't flip your charts y axis upside down without a drat good reason.

It's supposed to look like blood dripping down for dramatic effect. No one in the political maps thread figured that out?

 Vladimir Poutine Aug 13, 2012 # ? Oct 26, 2015 13:49

This is actually rather effective at communicating its dumb-rear end point.

#### Pick posted:

The first one makes sense?

The second one is great though.

#### Count Roland posted:

The first one makes sense?

The second one is great though.

Na the diagram implies they got everything they wanted but the fact that they're suing implies the opposite.

 AlphaKretin Dec 25, 2014 A vase to face encounter. ...Vase to meet you? ... GARVASE DAY! The over lap between files we want and files they have is the files we want from them, which combined with the label implies they got everything they wanted. E;fb # ? Oct 26, 2015 14:04

#### AlphaKretin posted:

The over lap between files we want and files they have is the files we want from them, which combined with the label implies they got everything they wanted.

E;fb
Well, they got everything they wanted that it was possible for the other side to give. They still want a bunch more files, but it's not clear who has them.

 Mountain Dew Code Bread Mar 20, 2008 This tumblr has thousands of nonsense charts and graphs. Some examples: # ? Oct 26, 2015 14:30

#### Pick posted:

These ones make me so mad because it's so clear they chose those lovely representation so that it suits their bias. It's one thing to be inept at graphs, it's another to be malicious.

#### Count Roland posted:

The first one makes sense?

The second one is great though.

I don't think the second one is meant to be a graph, just a design to make the words stand out.

 Medieval Medic Sep 8, 2011 That's FoxNews for ya. # ? Oct 26, 2015 15:08

#### Pneub posted:

It's supposed to look like blood dripping down for dramatic effect. No one in the political maps thread figured that out?

That would be said very good reason for flipping the Y axis, the one the Florida graph doesn't have, due to failing to look dripping blood.

#### Rumda posted:

Na the diagram implies they got everything they wanted but the fact that they're suing implies the opposite.

Ah, yes I'm dumb.

#### Pick posted:

I don't know what this graph is but I'm at least intrigued

 sunken fleet Apr 25, 2010 dreams of an unchanging future, a today like yesterday, a tomorrow like today. Fallen Rib # ? Oct 26, 2015 17:22

#### Rumda posted:

Na the diagram implies they got everything they wanted but the fact that they're suing implies the opposite.

I'm a big idiot but wouldn't the circles be completely overlapping if they got everything they want instead of just the small amount in the overlap?

#### PAWGChamp posted:

I'm a big idiot but wouldn't the circles be completely overlapping if they got everything they want instead of just the small amount in the overlap?

Look at what's in the circles. They only want a small number of the files they have, which they got.

 yikes! Jul 5, 2006 Soiled Meat Oh duh thanks. I took the left circle to be "files we want from them" which is probably how they meant it but not what it means. I got it now # ? Oct 26, 2015 17:33

#### PAWGChamp posted:

I'm a big idiot but wouldn't the circles be completely overlapping if they got everything they want instead of just the small amount in the overlap?

Yeah, they got everything they wanted it was possible to give. They're suing because they're not being given files that the other party doesn't have and therefore can't give.

#### Consist posted:

Some examples:

This is Laban notation for effort in movement and makes total sense if you study choreography.

I mean, without context it seems insane, but I have genuinely redrawn this exact diagram several times to explain concepts to people.

#### Consist posted:

This tumblr has thousands of nonsense charts and graphs.

This is a good site.

#### MissMarple posted:

This is Laban notation for effort in movement and makes total sense if you study choreography.

I mean, without context it seems insane, but I have genuinely redrawn this exact diagram several times to explain concepts to people.

Do you have a PhD in dance or am I just not getting how insane that is

 Tiberius Thyben Feb 7, 2013 Gone Phishing # ? Oct 27, 2015 05:08

#### Twerkteam Pizza posted:

Do you have a PhD in dance or am I just not getting how insane that is

You know, now that he said that and I looked at it a little more it does make sense. But since it's a 3D graph on a 2D medium it remains kinda confusing to the brain.