We already learned how to win Roshambo every time, but there’s actually more to it. Eyemotive provides the expanded rules, namely tiebreakers and unconventional tactics. I hate it when someone lights my paper on fire. It hurts every time.
newscientist did a feature on this way back in 2007. link here http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19626352.700-how-to-win-at-rock-paper-or-scissors.html
My four year old daughter’s unconventional tactic was to argue “it’s not paper; it’s a very flat rock”
Alex, that’s brilliant.
Coincidentally, today’s woot shirt is an illustration of the unconventional tactics. Did you plan this?
Have you seen the ultimate RPS chart: http://baseballbatyouth.com/Rock_Paper_Scissors.html
Also… the trick I taught my son when playing is to go, “One, two, three…” and then make the “gun fingers” gesture, pointed at the head of the other player. I think that Colt .45 beats rock, paper and scissors ;-)
Wait, I cannot fathom it being so straighotfrwrad.
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Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
We know when people usually get married. We know who never marries. Finally, it’s time to look at the other side: divorce and remarriage.
The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.
I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.