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Formerly Free Postcode Lottery

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Category: Member submission

More colourful maps!

by Chris | Member submission, Statistics

A few weeks ago PMP super-boffin-and-comment-addict Dave Moore produced a map of the UK plotting wins on PMP since we launched in 2011. It showed that if you feel aggrieved about not winning, you’re probably a sheep. Now, he’s created these two lovely maps to demonstrate the correlation between registered postcodes and wins, hopefully putting the conspiracy theories to bed for good. Let’s see…. … Read more

Keeping safe online: Phishing

by Chris | Member submission

Following on from Dave Moore’s meticulously assembled winners’ map last week, we’ve got a guest blog from Dominic Canty, otherwise known as Metrosey. We’ve all received phishing emails, whether we’ve realised it or not. Dominic’s wise words will help you identify them and avoid getting fooled. Thanks Dominic! … Read more

Why doesn't my area ever win?!

by Chris | Member submission, Statistics

Since we launched in 2011 we’ve been on the receiving end of a highly dispersed mob of self-diagnosed victims of geographical bias. ‘Why are the winners all from down south?’, ‘Why are they all up north?’, ‘What has Stevenage ever done to you?!’ Our stock responses explain that we have no reason to favour one area over another and, if we did, we’re not clever enough to do it. … Read more