We suck at random

Asking 8,500+ college students in USA to pick a random number between 1 and 10:

I am pretty sure that is culturally specific, but I instinctively chose 7 as well. In other cultures other numbers have significant meanings, like the 4 (unlucky) and 8 (lucky) in Chinese culture.

Looking at the data set, you’ll quickly find pedantic responses with non-integer values.

Also, see xkcd and Dilbert.

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