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Why Steven?
Assume $100 swing isn’t going to change your life much either way so what diff how many times you get to play?
June 28
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You got it. This is for the EV chapter. Surprisingly majority of general pop don’t understand this concept not just deal or no deal contestants.
June 28
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Right. Hence asked $100.
Like to follow up in time with same question but $1000 and then $10,000
June 28
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Good luck with the endeavour.
I am working on something similar we should speak.
Like some of the concepts but don’t get the box at all.
People just need cards to play bridge not a box.
Better to just have all the demos and info online/app
May 3
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James do you have any links to a statistical study of normal as opposed to precision dice being more likely to come up 6?
April 6
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Ditto Leonard I think initially tricky as so used to rolling a die being independent whereas here it is somewhat conditional.
April 6
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Wow Sam 6:7 same as 36:42 Burn eventually got to so think we have confirmation! Thx
April 6
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Maybe that’s why I am a hopeless bridge player?!
Like concepts but maybe need to watch the pips better.
April 5
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Good enough for Kit, good enough for me and should be for others:
“Seems clear to me from the wording of the problem that we keep rolling the die until the sequence occurs for the first time.”
Even my lawyer who charges by the 6 minutes doesn’t nitpick like most on this site.
April 5
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Honestly it’s such a pain posting on BW as so many comments are over-pedantic.
Many tell me they don’t bother posting for this reason.
Not one person says, “great problem” when something which seems so obvious at first glance is wrong to the vast majority…. and you may learn something from the logic behind the answer.
Instead the focus on semantics as usual.
From now on will just ask David Burn directly the answer to anything involving logic and maths.
If you don’t get it, yeah which sequence is more likely to occur FIRST?
April 5
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Totally agree Chip and offered to fund the development of that exact app on BW a few times but no one interested and I don’t have the technical know how to get started. Offer still open!
April 5
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David what’s the odds if you flip a coin consecutively until either head head comes up or tail head.
Guess tail head more likely by same logic but by how much please?
April 5
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Bravo Roland nicely explained.
Amazing how only 8% of BW responses so far have been right when it is a similar kind of logic puzzle to bridge.
April 5
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Not a trick question.
Standard die
April 5
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Congrats guys
March 17
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John “one hand means nothing”.
Totally disagree. In certain cases one action yet alone one hand is enough for me:
Take this hand from a Bermuda Bowl over 50 years ago….
unnamed superstar passed after a very long think after hearing 3D-X-P-????
with xx, AQ10xxxx, 10xxx, void.
Miraculously finding his partner with
AQ10xx, K9, XXX, AKQ.
Said player was then benched.
Didn’t an impossible lead by Fantoni/Nunes on a given auction initially alert everyone to shennanigans which was justified by saying a mind blank?
1 action yet alone hand can be plenty.
Feb. 7
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I love bbo and love people cheating against me. Sterner competition what’s the problem for online practise sessions?
Feb. 5
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Ok forget this particular hand for a sec.
A number of world class players have private messaged me and said cheating is rampant on BBO.
Let me ask the question which is much more interesting than whether I have a balance or not, WHYYY do people do it?
Feb. 5
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Ok john even if your estimates right 0.5 x 0.1 x 0.5 (say) being generous is a 2% possibility so I go to bed optimistic there is a hope they are just clueless or lucky.
Sorry gavin no idea that info could expose. No probs if BW delete thread
Feb. 5
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Glass half full :)
I think it’s just not this one hand.
As gavin mentions lots are up to chicanery on bbo.
Just thought amusing happened to me in literally the first hand first board of a speedball I ever played.
Feb. 5
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