Numbers dont lie
And just like that the fans of the latest team that plays out of Ibrox have new digits to spout, worship, exclaim, or profane. Its more than likely profane this time.
1.13 will be added to an illustrious list that already has its own legends,,,
There’s probably more but as mentioned the Ibrox Digits Hall of Fame has a new entrant.
So if you don’t know there was a scientific prediction of the rest of the season (and many leagues actually) done by a respectable body using all available data out there to look at what would happen.
I’m delighted to tell you your team are Champions, as we all knew but its nice to hear it from elsewhere, and that has a probability factor of 98.87 percent.
Couldn’t squeeze an After Eight in there that’s how tight it is.
We are talking the proverbial 99 percent certain here, after a logical roundup.
Will one percent be enough to put up any form of logical argument?
Well you’re not reading this plastered all over the rags which shows that its not their agenda plus it would hurt their target demographic,,anything that has even a hint of doing that will get nowhere near the editors door during the death rattle of paper print.
“Aunty” clearly knows the score up north by stating confidently that Rangers will cling to that 1.13 percent to the bitter end,, whether thats an insult or a compliment or just stating a plain fact is beyond me but doesn’t matter ultimately. We overwhelmingly win the league, just as we were doing, according to the data crunchers and numbers don’t lie.
Will it make any difference to the Governing Bodies decisions re Silverware?
It certainly cant hurt and if denied the title its a very significant piece of evidence that a travesty has occurred. By itself without official approval then its merely a timewasting exercise, but when looked at as part of the jigsaw , it just cements what is clear to anyone looking through unbiased eyes. That we would have taken that title by Hook or by Crook.
I expect a lot of ‘its not over ‘til its over’ type of talk but the fact our governing bodies are seeking advice over the title destination smells like good news to me,, the rationale being they wouldn’t double check if their favourite team was getting it. I think its a face saving exercise announcing double checking with the boss, so they can hold up their hands and point to big bad Uefa in this case.
Engerland handing the runaway leaders the title would set precedent, and with the virus clearly the dominating news, everyday is basically a good day to bury bad news from other fields. However to establish a semblance of respectability perhaps our bigwigs will consider a bit of coordination between the two for once as a crutch of sorts. Announcing both leagues conclusions the same morning using the same metrics would more or less kill any argument with a ‘good enough for the biggest league in the world, good enough for us’ reply. Not much one can say to that really.
Of course this is the Spiffle and Sfa we are talking about, if it can be messed up it will be, and seeking others opinions would be seen as weakness instead of the actual sensible thing to do, and it clearly is.
It will be delicious to see them squirm if ordered to do one thing by their paymasters and another by Ibrox but they all know which way their bread is buttered if that happens.
Stevie will be squirming though because his beloved Pool getting the title will also mean his rivals grab the glory ,another rock or hard place situation. He will know clinging to a single percent will be perceived as desperation on his behalf. It may well be better for his image to be a good loser here.
So realistically although theres no games on we all are playing one, the waiting game.
Its a matter of time before we are begrudged a title or asked to finish winning it, with the former looking far more likely at this point.
Like many a team that day/weekend, we will be in the strange position of not seeing the usual scene of Scott saying ‘C’mere baby’ again to ticker tape and a raucous faithful but like other fortunate teams it will be an anticlimactic press release bring the good news.
I tell you what though, back in July, that was THE ONLY NEWS YOU WANTED to be hearing !
We await OUR TITLE !
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