# VMs: magical voynich dice game

```Hi,
While playing with unique occurrencies of sentences I decided to
do myself a word-length statistic.
I read (don't remember the author - excuse me) about the similarity
of the word length frequences distribution in VM and a gaussian curve
produced by two dice shifted by 1.```

```I play with two "virtual dice" and obtained the same result ... they
are similar ... BUT THEY ARE NOT THE SAME.```

```But ... if the author of the VM gave special meanings to some of the
number obtained from the dice???
Well, I loaded my HD with hundreds of dice and tested all combinations
in wich one or more of the numbers 1..12 is considered a "special meaning"
number.```

The result is that if we adopt this schema:

```DICE    VM WORD LENGTH
2       -> produce a word of length 1
3       -> produce a word of length 2
4       -> produce a word of length 3
5       SPECIAL MEANING
6       -> produce a word of length 4
7       -> produce a word of length 5
8       -> produce a word of length 6
9       SPECIAL MEANING
10      -> produce a word of length 7
11      SPECIAL MEANING
12      -> produce a word of length 8```

(of course 11 and can be switched).

```Well, with this schema, the frequences obtained ARE THE SAME
(with less than 1% of difference):```

```VM_WORD_LEN   %FREQ VM   %FREQ DICE WITH ABOVE SCHEMA (180000 tosses)
1             4.6        3.7
2             7.7        7.7
3            10.5       11.5
4            18.3       19.2
5            24.7       23.2
6            18.1       19.1
7            10.8       11.5
8             3.5        3.8```

``` 9             1.0        ???
10             0.2        ???
..             ...        ...```

```As you can see some longer words are not included in the game
but they are < 2% of the total words.```

```Conclusions:
... uhm it's friday night, 20.30 PM ... let's turn off the pc.```

```Bye,
Marzio```

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