Right, as long as you get the sample within a few hours it will be correct. I pull samples after pitching because that way there is some yeast in the sample and I can watch the gravity drop.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
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