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Horoscoped - Do horoscopes really just all say the same thing?
Do horoscopes really all just say the same thing? We scraped & analysed 22,000 to see.

See our completed meta-horoscope chart and make up your own mind.

We’ve also created a single meta-prediction out of the most common words..


Horoscoped - Scraping 22,000 horoscopes
How do you gather 22,000 horoscopes? Obviously you could manually cut and paste them from one of the many online Zodiac pages. But that, we calculated, would take about a week of solid work (84.44 hours). So we engaged the services of arch-coder Thomas Winnigham to do a bit of hacking.

Yahoo

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