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#2015271 - 02/24/17 08:26 AM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Rachel Green was all about the wool.

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#2015272 - 02/24/17 08:27 AM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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#2015284 - 02/24/17 04:22 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Problem

Five pirates board a commercial vessel, do what pirates do best, and flee with 100 gold coins. Back on their own ship, the scalawags must decide how to divvy up the booty.

The pirates have a system that they are sworn to follow, else they be killed. It works like this: The oldest among them proposes a way to divide the coins. Then all the pirates, including the one that made the proposal, vote on whether or not to accept the terms. If 50 percent or more accept, then they divvy the loot as proposed. If less than 50 percent of the pirates agree to the plan, then the pirate who made the suggestion is thrown overboard and killed. The next oldest pirate then makes a suggestion, and they vote again.

There are a few important things to know about these pirates. First, they will make their decisions according to whatever will net them the most money without getting them killed. Second, they are bloodthirsty pirates, and all other things being equal, they would rather throw someone overboard. Third, they do not trust each other in the slightest and will make no agreements amongst themselves to determine how they vote. Finally, these are highly logical pirates, capable of considering all possible outcomes.

Let's consider the pirates A, B, C, D and E, with A being the oldest and E the youngest. How should Pirate A suggest they divvy up the coins?

Solution

Pirate A should give 1 coin to Pirate C, 1 coin to Pirate E, and keep 98 coins for himself. If he does, Pirates C and E will vote along with him because they know they both will end up with nothing if they don't. The coins will be distributed like this: A:98, B:0, C:1, D:0, E:1.

Let's work through this backwards. Imagine that the only two pirates left are Pirate D and Pirate E. Pirate D will keep all 100 coins for himself because his vote will give him the 50 percent he needs. Distribution: D: 100, E:0.

Now let's imagine that Pirates C, D and E are divvying up the coins. Pirate C will give 1 coin to Pirate E and none to Pirate D. Pirate E will vote along with Pirate C because he knows if they toss C overboard, D will give him nothing. Distribution: C:99, D:0, E:1.

With four pirates, Pirate B will give 1 coin to Pirate D, and Pirate D will vote along with him because he knows that if they throw B overboard, C will give him nothing. Pirate B and D together give the proposal the 50 percent vote it needs to pass. You might think that Pirate B could give 1 coin to Pirate E instead because E knows he cannot get any more coins, but Pirate E will vote to toss B overboard just for the fun of it if he knows his coins will be the same from Pirate C. Distribution: B:99, C:0, D:1, E:0.

Because he knows all this, Pirate A can safely offer Pirate C just 1 coin and Pirate E the same. If the two pirates vote to toss him overboard, they both will be left with nothing when B distributes the coins. Pirate A cannot, for example, give a coin to D instead of C because D would rather throw him overboard and get his one coin from B. Final distribution: A:98, B:0, C:1, D:0, E:1.

What happens to Pirate A after they divvy up the coins is
anyone's guess.

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#2015286 - 02/24/17 07:00 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Max Falkenstien

Registered: 06/19/09
Loc: Colorado
Originally Posted By: Maximus
Rachel Green was all about the wool.




she can pull the wool over my eyes ....

any



time




she





wants ...... wink

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#2015303 - 02/25/17 05:58 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Registered: 12/30/03
Loc: Wherever Freethinkers Gather
Originally Posted By: Maximus
Problem

Five pirates board a commercial vessel, do what pirates do best, and flee with 100 gold coins. Back on their own ship, the scalawags must decide how to divvy up the booty.

The pirates have a system that they are sworn to follow, else they be killed. It works like this: The oldest among them proposes a way to divide the coins. Then all the pirates, including the one that made the proposal, vote on whether or not to accept the terms. If 50 percent or more accept, then they divvy the loot as proposed. If less than 50 percent of the pirates agree to the plan, then the pirate who made the suggestion is thrown overboard and killed. The next oldest pirate then makes a suggestion, and they vote again.

There are a few important things to know about these pirates. First, they will make their decisions according to whatever will net them the most money without getting them killed. Second, they are bloodthirsty pirates, and all other things being equal, they would rather throw someone overboard. Third, they do not trust each other in the slightest and will make no agreements amongst themselves to determine how they vote. Finally, these are highly logical pirates, capable of considering all possible outcomes.

Let's consider the pirates A, B, C, D and E, with A being the oldest and E the youngest. How should Pirate A suggest they divvy up the coins?

Solution

Pirate A should give 1 coin to Pirate C, 1 coin to Pirate E, and keep 98 coins for himself. If he does, Pirates C and E will vote along with him because they know they both will end up with nothing if they don't. The coins will be distributed like this: A:98, B:0, C:1, D:0, E:1.

Let's work through this backwards. Imagine that the only two pirates left are Pirate D and Pirate E. Pirate D will keep all 100 coins for himself because his vote will give him the 50 percent he needs. Distribution: D: 100, E:0.

Now let's imagine that Pirates C, D and E are divvying up the coins. Pirate C will give 1 coin to Pirate E and none to Pirate D. Pirate E will vote along with Pirate C because he knows if they toss C overboard, D will give him nothing. Distribution: C:99, D:0, E:1.

With four pirates, Pirate B will give 1 coin to Pirate D, and Pirate D will vote along with him because he knows that if they throw B overboard, C will give him nothing. Pirate B and D together give the proposal the 50 percent vote it needs to pass. You might think that Pirate B could give 1 coin to Pirate E instead because E knows he cannot get any more coins, but Pirate E will vote to toss B overboard just for the fun of it if he knows his coins will be the same from Pirate C. Distribution: B:99, C:0, D:1, E:0.

Because he knows all this, Pirate A can safely offer Pirate C just 1 coin and Pirate E the same. If the two pirates vote to toss him overboard, they both will be left with nothing when B distributes the coins. Pirate A cannot, for example, give a coin to D instead of C because D would rather throw him overboard and get his one coin from B. Final distribution: A:98, B:0, C:1, D:0, E:1.

What happens to Pirate A after they divvy up the coins is
anyone's guess.



I will never get that five minutes of my life back.

Pirates suck. Except for the album by Rickie Lee Jones.


Edited by jahawker2004 (02/25/17 05:59 PM)
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#2015400 - 02/28/17 01:55 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Sexual health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality. It requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.

For all the men out there, who's hormones have decreasingly changed, I encourage Cheap Vitamins, not expensive, for Sexual Health

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Edited by Maximus (02/28/17 01:56 PM)
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#2015401 - 02/28/17 02:05 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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#2015543 - 03/03/17 11:58 AM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Old School Soda Fountain with a tuxedo like uniform. Don't see that much these days.

There is one at;

Clinton's Soda Fountain: Long-running ice cream & milkshake parlor in a historic building with a marble bar.
Independence, MO,
(816) 833-2046,
Open until 6:00 PM

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#2015567 - 03/04/17 09:13 AM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Registered: 11/01/05
Loc: Western Kansas Hinderlands
Maximus keeps bring the irrevelant but important information. Great job. And the women. .my god the women.
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#2015750 - 03/09/17 01:45 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Food at Microsoft

Looks good. I wonder why it's being hosted at Google.
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#2016194 - 03/20/17 11:05 AM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Another way to look at an investment,Coccyx Cushions

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#2016232 - 03/21/17 12:19 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
What does your eye go to 1st? ..The car maybe shoes?


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#2016233 - 03/21/17 12:26 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Loc: Trance Land
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#2016234 - 03/21/17 01:57 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Some say marry money but my mother say bad business marry money; or...
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#2016237 - 03/21/17 04:02 PM Re: Funny to think of: [Re: Maximus]
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