R15 Analysis

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R15 Analysis

Post by xcooler123 » 23 Apr 2017, 13:33

I have logged every single Z1&2 LU station that has been generated for us to visit during a R15 round since the 2009/10 championship (10 in total including the current one) with some interesting results (well I find them interesting :lol: ):-

- The most randomly generated station is Edgware Road (D&C) which has appeared 14 times in total. That is 4 ahead of the next stations (Bank, Bermondsey, East Putney, Paddington (D&C), Waterloo & West Brompton) which have appeared 10 times each

- Bermondsey was the only station that had appeared in at least 1 round of every Championship since 2009 until a non-appearance in the 2017/18 Championship :(

- West Brompton is the only station that has appeared in 4 different rounds of the same Championship (2014/15). No station has appeared more that that during a single championship

- There are 2 stations which have never been randomly generated for us to visit since the start of the 2009/10 Championship. One of these (Stratford) has only recently been included into Zone 2 (it was drawn out in the 2012 Tube Olympics R15 but it was still just a Zone 3 station then). This leaves Finchley Road with the accolade of the station we have never had to visit in any R15 round since 2009 (was drawn out in a R15 on 11th March 2009 but this was before the Championship's current format was adopted)

- There is 1 station that has only appeared once since the start of the 2009/10 season - Mansion House. Aldgate FINALLY broke it's drought and appeared for only the 2nd time in Round 5 of the 2017/18 Championship. Mansion House & Canning Town only appeared for the first time in Round 1 of the 2016/17 Championship!

- After the appearance of Latimer Road in Round 6 of the 2017/18 Championship, 4 stations now have the longest drought. Shepherd's Bush, Clapham North, Queensway & Kentish Town have not been seen since the 2012/13 Championship

Having trawled through many previous posts to collect the data I am hoping this is all accurate although I'm sure someone will correct me if it is not :D Enjoy!
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14 x R15, Best Time - 02:02:46
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by tractakid » 23 Apr 2017, 17:08

This is great!

How many times has Olympia come up?
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Re: RE: Re: R15 Analysis

Post by xcooler123 » 23 Apr 2017, 21:36

tractakid wrote:This is great!

How many times has Olympia come up?
5 times:- twice in 2012/13 season, once in 2015/16 season and twice this season

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4 x FNC attempts, Best Tine - 17:25:11 (Comic Relief 2017)
14 x R15, Best Time - 02:02:46
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by Tube Geek » 24 Apr 2017, 04:18

Brilliant! How long did this take you?
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by Going Underground » 24 Apr 2017, 11:09

Superb stuff, well done :D Now does this include or exclude the rounds where we have done a live "bucket" draw?
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by xcooler123 » 24 Apr 2017, 11:21

Tube Geek wrote:Brilliant! How long did this take you?
Most of a morning collecting the data and about half an hour linking all the formula together
Going Underground wrote:Superb stuff, well done :D Now does this include or exclude the rounds where we have done a live "bucket" draw?
Includes live bucket draws as I looked at the results from each round to get the stations. Also still a valid way of randomly generating stations if not as high tech :lol: Twist rounds also included but obviously all non-Z1&2 LU stations are not recorded
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by The Orange One » 24 Apr 2017, 12:51

Just to note that:

- Finchley Road came out in a Random 15 on the 21st of March 2009
- Stratford was the starting station in the Tube Olympics Random 15 in 2012
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Re: RE: Re: R15 Analysis

Post by xcooler123 » 24 Apr 2017, 12:57

The Orange One wrote:Just to note that:

- Finchley Road came out in a Random 15 on the 21st of March 2009
- Stratford was the starting station in the Tube Olympics Random 15 in 2012
I did it from the start of the 2009/10 championship which started on 11th July 2009, hence why Finchley Road hasn't been counted. Stratford wasn't in Zone 2 at the time of the challenge hence why I haven't included it.
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14 x R15, Best Time - 02:02:46
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by xcooler123 » 26 Jan 2018, 20:57

Updated to include up to Round 3 of the 2017/18 Championship. Still waiting for Bermondsey to make its annual appearance, Aldgate to appear after a 7 year absence(!) and Finchley Road to just appear in a draw...
4 x FNC attempts, Best Tine - 17:25:11 (Comic Relief 2017)
14 x R15, Best Time - 02:02:46
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by xcooler123 » 24 Apr 2018, 09:54

Updated to include Round 4 and 5. Aldgate FINALLY broke it's drought and appeared for only the 2nd time in Round 5 of this year's Championship. The wait for Finchley Road goes on...

EDIT - I have done some dry runs of the Genertor and Finchley Road DOES appear so no glitches with that. It's just an unlucky station...
4 x FNC attempts, Best Tine - 17:25:11 (Comic Relief 2017)
14 x R15, Best Time - 02:02:46
2017/18 R15 Champion
4 x Alternative Challenge Records (LO, Z1&2, SofT & Compass)
1st in Winter Tube Olympics 2018 (3 Golds)

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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by A2 » 26 Apr 2018, 21:19

xcooler123 wrote:
24 Apr 2018, 09:54
I have done some dry runs of the Genertor and Finchley Road DOES appear so no glitches with that. It's just an unlucky station...
Hurrah! It isn't broken / an error in the data.
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Re: R15 Analysis

Post by xcooler123 » 04 Jun 2018, 21:07

Updated to end of Round 6 of 2017/18 Championship.

In terms of stats specific to the most recent Championship,
  • We visited 60 out of 135 stations in Z1&2 (44.4%)
  • Ladbroke Grove was the most visited station with 3 visits
  • We only visited 2 out of the 6 most popular stations (Edgware Road (D&C) & Paddington (D&C))
4 x FNC attempts, Best Tine - 17:25:11 (Comic Relief 2017)
14 x R15, Best Time - 02:02:46
2017/18 R15 Champion
4 x Alternative Challenge Records (LO, Z1&2, SofT & Compass)
1st in Winter Tube Olympics 2018 (3 Golds)

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