FJs for the 6/27/11 week

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Which FJs did you solve correctly for the 6/27/11 week?

Poll ended at Thu Sep 15, 2011 6:59 pm

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It was saved from destruction by a poem submitted to the Boston Daily Advertiser in September 1830
50 Cent pieces issued in 2003 by this country depict Frodo, Gandalf, Gollum, Sauron & Aragorn
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:) :) :) :) :) I checked all five above.
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Re: FJs for the 6/27/11 week

Postby Uncle Jeff » Tue Jul 12, 2011 1:30 pm

alietr wrote:I believe this is the code that calculates the percentages. If someone who knows code better than me is able to figure out how to get the percentages to calculate like they used to, I will implement the change. Thanks for any help!

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foreach ($poll_info as $poll_option)
      $option_pct = ($poll_total > 0) ? $poll_option['poll_option_total'] / $poll_total : 0;
      $option_pct_txt = sprintf("%.1d%%", round($option_pct * 100));

The fix requires more data. Where is poll_total counted? Maybe it needs to count one per voter instead of one per option. Either that, or there might be another variable called something like voter_total. I'd need to hunt around in various parts of the polling code to suggest the best way to fix it.
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Re: FJs for the 6/27/11 week

Postby Volante » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:04 pm

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Grr...28th not up on the Archive yet, DVR failed to record it, I was hoping I'd've gotten it right so I'd have a 17 straight FJs...but no...down to 12 straight now.
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Re: FJs for the 6/27/11 week

Postby BoK » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:33 am

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :x
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: FJs for the 6/27/11 week

Postby cinemaniax7 » Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:15 pm

:) :) :) :) :)
:) :) :)
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