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A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser 167

Posted by timothy
from the always-bet-on-spock dept.
New submitter arsheive (609065) writes with a link to this interesting RPS brainteaser: "How do you play against an opponent who _must_ throw Rock 50% of the time, and how much would you be willing to pay to play against them?"
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A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser

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  • Re:100% paper (Score:5, Informative)

    by BlackPignouf (1017012) on Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:33PM (#46670773)

    From TFA: "At the start of each round an independent judge flips a fair coin and tells your opponent the result but does not tell you. If the coin came up heads your opponent must play rock."
    The opponent isn't forced to get at least 50% rock after any number of plays.

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