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  •  Well we're closer to (0+ / 0-)

    the 2008 average than the 2009 average.

    but in the three previous years, there haven't been.

    What about the previous 6 years?

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    by jiffypop on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 06:50:36 AM PST

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    •  You can do those calculations... (1+ / 0-)
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      navajo

      ...based on the data here. A cursory look with working the numbers for the past 10 years indicates spikes in 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012 (and maybe 2007).

      The surest way to predict the future is to invent it. — Stephen Post. [Me at Twitter.]

      by Meteor Blades on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 06:57:15 AM PST

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