Happy Smurfy family.
Collection complete. Photo of family to follow.
Obviously, I suppose, my previous post about the likelihood of getting all 8 anniversary Astérix figurines in only 14 tries of Kinder Surprise eggs was related to a classic statistics problem, the Coupon Collector’s Problem. The problem assumes a uniform random distribution of coupons (I guess, in cereal boxes, or something), and then goes about [...]
In my last post, I described my new effort to collect enough Kinder Surprise eggs to win all eight Astérix figurines. I’ve done it. What’s more, I managed to do so having only gone through 35 eggs! That’s almost hilariously quickly, if you think about it. I wish I had kept track of how I [...]
Astérix turns 50 this year, as does Fererro, at least in France. The two culture industries for youths have teamed up to provide Kinder Surprises with little figurines from the Astérix series in them (among other prizes, of course). The above was a death sentence for any sort of plans about avoiding chocolate I may [...]