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Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby dvgrn » January 22nd, 2019, 10:14 pm

77topaz wrote:Voting is now closed! :) I'll upload the results later today.

Here's what the script says everything adds up to, just for a double-check for the official (and hopefully more readable) results.

Total, Pattern #, Votes
103, 9, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2, 3, 3, 3, 2
87, 1, 3, 3, 1, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2, 3, 3, 3, 2, 3, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2
77, 7, 1, 2, 2, 3, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 2, 3, 3, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 3, 3
49, 28, 2, 3, 2, 3, 3, 2, 3, 1, 3, 2, 3, 3, 3, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2
44, 19, 1, 1, 3, 2, 2, 3, 3, 2, 1, 2, 2, 3, 1, 1, 2, 3, 3, 1, 1, 3, 2, 2
41, 20, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2
41, 11, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2
34, 6, 2, 3, 2, 3, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 3, 3, 1, 1
34, 12, 1, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 3, 1, 1, 2, 2
33, 23, 3, 2, 2, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 1, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 1
32, 5, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 1, 2, 1, 3, 2, 2, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2
31, 8, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1
31, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1
31, 15, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 3, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2
31, 13, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1
30, 29, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1
29, 17, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 3, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1
29, 10, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 2, 2, 1, 3, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1
28, 4, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1
27, 34, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 2, 1, 3, 1, 1, 2
25, 26, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 3, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 2
25, 18, 2, 1, 2, 3, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 3, 3, 1
24, 33, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 1, 2, 1, 1
24, 21, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 2, 3, 1, 3, 1
23, 22, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1, 1, 1
23, 16, 2, 2, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 2, 1, 3, 1
22, 30, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2
21, 24, 3, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1
19, 31, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1
19, 27, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1
19, 25, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2
17, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3
17, 14, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
10, 32, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1

The script is attached in case the count doesn't match and anyone wants to figure out what I did wrong. The votes added for muzik are in a section marked with <fix>...</fix>.

I was about to be surprised by an unexpected victory of the 0E0P metacell over Sir Robin... but then discovered that the script had sorted "103" to the bottom of the list between "17" and "10". I guess the patch for that can wait a year...

This might be the first time that the win, place and show entries all have the same person's name on them (!).
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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby 77topaz » January 22nd, 2019, 10:25 pm

Hmm... that doesn't entirely match my tally; I think the script might've missed some votes:

Pattern      Total stars
#01      87
#02      17
#03      31
#04      28
#05      33
#06      35
#07      77
#08      31
#09      103
#10      28
#11      41
#12      34
#13      31
#14      18
#15      30
#16      21
#17      29
#18      26
#19      45
#20      40
#21      24
#22      23
#23      33
#24      21
#25      19
#26      25
#27      20
#28      52
#29      30
#30      22
#31      19
#32      10
#33      24
#34      27


I'll convert that to a more readable list later today.
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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby dvgrn » January 22nd, 2019, 10:44 pm

77topaz wrote:Hmm... that doesn't entirely match my tally; I think the script might've missed some votes...

That's not the only problem, though. The script is only missing four stars compared to your tally, but has five other stars in different places:

Pattern #   Disagreement (77topaz count minus script count)
1   
2   
3   
4   
5   1
6   1
7   
8   
9   
10   -1
11   
12   
13   
14   1
15   -1
16   -2
17   
18   1
19   1
20   -1
21   
22   
23   
24   
25   
26   
27   
28   3
29   
30   
31   1
32   
33   
34   

That's not going to happen just by missing votes, so there must be something else going on. Nothing that makes any difference at all to the final outcome, though! Again, I'll track down the problem and get the script to give the right count -- by next January, if not before.
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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby 77topaz » January 22nd, 2019, 10:53 pm

Could someone else do a recount, just to check? Then we can be sure that any discrepancies between the two tallies are due to the script and not something in my spreadsheet.
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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby dvgrn » January 23rd, 2019, 12:03 am

77topaz wrote:Could someone else do a recount, just to check? Then we can be sure that any discrepancies between the two tallies are due to the script and not something in my spreadsheet.

I might be biased, but I checked #05 and #06 and got the same number the script did. Just a mental tally, though, so that doesn't mean too much. There are only nine other discrepancies (and probably the tallies that agree are in fact accurate.)

I've edited a standard set of stars into muzik's post now -- makes it much easier to do spot checks by searching for "#nn" on the two pages of the thread.
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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby Macbi » January 23rd, 2019, 5:19 am

I think the script has missed out Tom Mazanec's votes which were formatted without the #. My manual tally of votes agrees with dvgrn's tally after Tom Mazanec's votes are added on. It also agrees with 77topaz's tally assuming that they missed FlameandFury's votes and two extra stars for #16. (My tally was also originally missing two stars for #16, and I found that I had missed the ones from Ian07. I suspect that Ian07 actually added those stars to his post after topaz77 and I had already recorded his vote.)

The correct totals are:
Pattern   Votes
9         106
1         90
7         79
28        52
19        45
11        41
20        41
6         35
12        34
3         33
5         33
23        33
8         31
13        31
15        31
29        30
10        29
17        29
4         28
34        27
18        26
26        25
21        24
33        24
16        23
22        23
30        22
24        21
27        20
25        19
31        19
14        18
2         17
32        10

Well done to calcyman for his work on each of the top three patterns!
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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby 77topaz » January 23rd, 2019, 6:33 am

Yeah, Ian07's post initially had stars for every pattern except for #16, which I noticed thought was weird at the time. And it indeed appears I accidentally overlooked FlameandFury's vote (sorry about that!). With those added, my tally now agrees with Macbi's.
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Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

Postby dvgrn » January 25th, 2019, 7:08 pm

@Ian07, thanks for getting a readable summary table for patterns and votes up on the LifeWiki -- and @77topaz, many thanks for pushing this whole crazy process through to a successful conclusion -- and @everyone, thanks for collectively coming up with so much new interesting stuff to vote on!

I think the short summary is that 2018 was a pretty darn good year, Lifenthusiastically speaking.
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