An Interpretation of Stated Odds

100% odds: Either accurate and nothing you can do about it or inaccurate and self-deluded.

90% odds: The Pascal’s Wager of 100% odds.

75% odds: 50/50 odds with an outcome bias.

50/50 odds: Shoulder shrug with a graduate degree.

25% odds: “Count on it” for an optimist and “don’t count on it” for a pessimist.

10% odds: Heads I win, tails I told you it wouldn’t happen.

1% odds: Rounds to 0% or 100% depending on preferred outcome.

0% odds: Either accurate and nothing you can do about it or inaccurate and self-deluded.


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