This sounds like barn door statistics!

How to understand this phrase?

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    Barn door statistics ~ ball park figures? – Weather Vane Aug 19 at 9:01
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    A barn door is proverbially wide. – Kate Bunting Aug 19 at 9:02
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    I propose statistics discussed in front of barn doors are more prone to errors than otherwise – npst Aug 19 at 9:55
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    It might be a reference to the Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_sharpshooter_fallacy – jejorda2 Aug 19 at 15:07
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    It was indeed a reference to the Texas Sharpshooter fallacy – Strawberry Aug 20 at 7:08

The answer from above wiki link is so much fun it must be worth entering here on the ELU site;

The name is from a joke about a shifty Texan who shoots at a barn, then paints a target centered on the tightest cluster of hits, then claims to be a sharpshooter!

It refers the tendency of some , to infer trends in statistics where none exist.

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