When scientists are on Facebook…

Me: I am trying to write a report with the worst data ever!

JEByrnes: Wow. Lofty claim. Is it reported in cubits, or something? Because, you know, that would… actually be kinda awesome. Although even cooler if the data was in fractional fathoms. Or hands. I totally want to arcsin sqrt transform a hand.

Me: Oooh, cubits! Maybe…metric cubits? With decicubits? Also, I read that as arcsin SQUIRT! a hand. My data is like unto the evil of the Old Ones, reported in subjective grading by four different people. And also, all the critters died.

JEByrnes: Ew! Well…there’s always multilevel modeling with the relationship varying by observer. But critter death? Ain’t nothing statistics can do for them! An ANOVA will not resuscitate a sea star that has gone to the great mussel bed in the sky. If only…

Nurse! Our patient is crashing! Get the emergency Markov Chain Monte Carlo Sampler!

Doctor, do you think that’s wise?

I HAVE A PHD, DAMNIT! I KNOW WHAT I’M DOING!

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