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Every club is always looking for that edge. No other club has managed to leverage the strategic advantage of a leap year like the mighty MFC. Go Demons!

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55 minutes ago, Mazer Rackham said:

Every club is always looking for that edge. No other club has managed to leverage the strategic advantage of a leap year like the mighty MFC. Go Demons!

Divide your chances of success by a factor of 4 - how very Melbourne  😞 😉

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A remedy for us MFCSS sufferers.

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Olympics, even numbered years, and leap years. Our main performance determinants.

I'm slightly surprised Feb 29th wasn't cancelled over coronavirus fears.

 

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5 minutes ago, Little Goffy said:

Olympics, even numbered years, and leap years.

Olympics always fall in a leap year I think, the same as US Presidential elections.

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3 hours ago, Mazer Rackham said:

Every club is always looking for that edge. No other club has managed to leverage the strategic advantage of a leap year like the mighty MFC. Go Demons!

Priceless comment.!

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In 1964 there was a rubella epidemic in the USA, an influenza epidemic in NZ and 400 cases of typhoid in Aberdeen, Scotland (traced to contaminated tins of corned beef from Uruguay if you were curious). Olympics, pestilence and leap years. I don't know about you folks but I don't believe in coincidences. 

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50 minutes ago, Rab D Nesbitt said:

I don't know about you folks but I don't believe in coincidences. 

That's incredible!  Neither do I.

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7 hours ago, demonstone said:

Olympics always fall in a leap year I think, the same as US Presidential elections.

1900 Paris Olympics - not a leap year

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5 hours ago, azazael said:

1900 Paris Olympics - not a leap year

did not know that..............

Revised Julian calendar

The Revised Julian calendar adds an extra day to February in years that are multiples of four, except for years that are multiples of 100 that do not leave a remainder of 200 or 600 when divided by 900. This rule agrees with the rule for the Gregorian calendar until 2799. The first year that dates in the Revised Julian calendar will not agree with those in the Gregorian calendar will be 2800, because it will be a leap year in the Gregorian calendar but not in the Revised Julian calendar.

This rule gives an average year length of 365.242222 days. This is a very good approximation to the mean tropical year, but because the vernal equinox year is slightly longer, the Revised Julian calendar for the time being does not do as good a job as the Gregorian calendar at keeping the vernal equinox on or close to March 21.

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