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Stats Corner – 2017 Semi Final Draw

We learnt a lot about Eurovision this week. We learnt the slogan and logo. On Tuesday we learnt what the stage would look like. We learnt that even Vitali Klitschko thinks the massive set of ceremonial Eurovision keys is too … Continue reading

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Stats Corner- Juries who think alike

With the jurors for this year’s Eurovision announced during the week, I’ve been thinking a bit about what they get up to. For the last couple of years, we’ve had access after the contest to the full jury vote and … Continue reading

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Stats Corner – 2016 Semi Final Draw

I enjoy a good semi final draw. I’ve got the video of the draw playing as I write this. It’s quite fun to watch a pair of people try to be entertaining as they do some admin. I enjoy the … Continue reading

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Stats Corner – 2015 Results 2012 Style

The Makemakes must have wanted to damage more than just their piano after the results came in last night. Together with Germany’s Ann-Sophie, the Austrian entrants had suffered the ignominy of leaving Eurovision with nul points. I think it’s fair to … Continue reading

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Stats Corner – 2015 Semi Final Draw

It was the semi final allocation draw yesterday, so Eurovision fans have been playing one of their favourite games. “Country x is in the same semi as countries y and z. They’re bound to qualify.” “Yeah, but they’re not in … Continue reading

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Stats Corner – 2014 Results 2010-12 Style

Poland makes stats sexy. Their travails with the Eurovision jury/televote system this year have been well publicised. In both UK and Ireland The Boob Girls feat. Donatan & Cleo topped the phone voting, but were placed bottom with the juries. This … Continue reading

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Stats Corner – Running Orders and Halves

The announcement that 2013 will now have a draw to allocate songs into halves of the final did sort of ruin the impassioned, statistically-backed blog post I’d planned about the running order. I was all set to dissect the data … Continue reading

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