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Think of Rock, Paper, or Scissors before you enter [no cheating kplzthxbai]

The Gopher

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Speaking as a completely third party objective with absolutely no personal interest in the matter, no you carry over the other two are out.

Scissors :p
 

Ostriker

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Fun Fact:

In real-life RPS most people will throw down scissors the first time. 'Scissors' is the last thing in their head before they choose because we say 'rock, paper, scissors, shoot!'

Source: I sort of just realized it one day.
 

snafupants

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Speaking as a completely third party objective with absolutely no personal interest in the matter, no you carry over the other two are out.

Scissors :p
Yeah but carryover means that both Nic and I are in!

In fact, because you selected scissors, both Nic and I win! :phear:

This is the happiest day of my life. :D

Congratulations buddy. *shakes hand* @Niclmaki
 

addictedartist

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Paper*
Do I win or lose?:confused:
 

NinjaSurfer

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Theorem: a thing can both 1) be itself & 2) be greater than itself.

Proof:
1. Rock > scissor
2. Scissor > paper
3. Paper > rock
4. [through the law of transitivity] ==> rock > rock

And thereby, a thing can both be itself and greater than itself at the same time

There are so many implications
 

The Gopher

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It doesn't say "only" but if I am to take it that means you were the only one to beat I win? :D (I am going to win somehow even if it's only in my head)
 

Niclmaki

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I thought it was 1st vs 2nd, 2nd vs 3rd, 3rd vs 4th. Etc.

So therefore I only have a draw, and a win. Woohoo
 

7even

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Paper

Edit: ....Now what? I lost, huh?
 

7even

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Yes! Enjoy your suffering!
Damn! I generally don't lose at this game for some reason.

Enjoy your victory while you can, Sir... I will be back, with the utmost of vengeance; in addition to a secret weapon. :phear:
 

EyeSeeCold

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Theorem: a thing can both 1) be itself & 2) be greater than itself.

Proof:
1. Rock > scissor
2. Scissor > paper
3. Paper > rock
4. [through the law of transitivity] ==> rock > rock

And thereby, a thing can both be itself and greater than itself at the same time


1.) This is only within the established rules of the game of Rock, Paper, Scissors.
2.) It is a loop, the properties of "greater/lesser" are continuous, not static or fixed . The illusion of an object being greater than itself is not transferable outside the closed system.
 

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Theorem: an angle can both 1) be itself & 2) be twice itself.
 

addictedartist

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I chose rock this time*:slashnew:
 

addictedartist

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lol scissors,*
I am unnaturally good at rps. that and I probably had the right idea of checking up on this thread randomly with the very tool which would be used to defeat the counterpart of my previous weapon
 

koan

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rock

hey. I won something. That never happens. This site gets better and better.
 

koan

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Paper.

Is it cheating if I had a good idea ^she said "rock"?
(just want to learn the ropes around here, being new and all)
 

koan

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Scissors.

Am I cheating or just going in chronological order?
 

The Gopher

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Scissors... Oh look Koan is playing with himself how adorable :D
 

pjoa09

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ROCK HAHAHAHA
 

addictedartist

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paper:smiley_emoticons_mr
 

Ionosphere

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I never really understood the logic behind the game Rock, Paper, Scissors, a lot of it just doesn't make sense.

Firstly, how it is assumed that these things somehow 'beat' each other. If you take a rock and a pair of scissors and place them next to each other, you can come back the next day and find them both intact and they will not have moved. Things do not move if no force is applied to them, let alone get up and fight each other.

Secondly, which things have been decided to 'beat' which other things. It is beyond me to understand how a sheet of paper could possibly 'beat' a rock in any sense imagineable other than for writing on or making paper aeroplanes. If the two are left there on their own, nothing will happen. If they are wielded by two different people who use them as weapons in a fight, the person with a rock would have an advantage and it would be able to tear through a piece of paper were it thrown at one.

But of course, as always, I overanalyze things and it's just a game.
 

NinjaSurfer

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I never really understood the logic behind the game Rock, Paper, Scissors, a lot of it just doesn't make sense.

Firstly, how it is assumed that these things somehow 'beat' each other. If you take a rock and a pair of scissors and place them next to each other, you can come back the next day and find them both intact and they will not have moved. Things do not move if no force is applied to them, let alone get up and fight each other.

Secondly, which things have been decided to 'beat' which other things. It is beyond me to understand how a sheet of paper could possibly 'beat' a rock in any sense imagineable other than for writing on or making paper aeroplanes. If the two are left there on their own, nothing will happen. If they are wielded by two different people who use them as weapons in a fight, the person with a rock would have an advantage and it would be able to tear through a piece of paper were it thrown at one.

But of course, as always, I overanalyze things and it's just a game.

I think the game deserves a deep analysis

It seems that it would require significant more energy for a rock to defeat paper than for a rock to break a pair of scissors; whereas, a piece of paper can somewhat neutralize a rock by simply wrapping it up, expending very little energy, as a python wraps its victim up.

Also, it seems that with scissors vs rock, the scissors would need many strikes and a lot of energy to chip away at the rock
 

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I vaguely recall hearing a historical explanation for paper>rock that made more sense, but I can't find any reference to it now.
 
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ROCK! is deader than dead
Shock is all in your head
Your sex and your dope is all that were fed
So fuck all your protests and put them to bed

*EDIT... Tie :slashnew:
 

Jennywocky

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Fire.

I WIN! I WIN! I WIN! BECAUSE I PLAY OUTSIDE THE RULES! FIRE BEATS EVERYTHING!
I WIN!!!!!
 

addictedartist

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scissors.
 

jaetwee

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I put scissors to mind, but where I live, we go scissors, paper, rock and throw out our choice on rock.
 
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Scissors AGAIN!!!!!!

*Edit: Still, no one's defeated my rock? Everyone's flinging scissors...

Although I do believe it gives me the best record :phear:
 

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paper:confused:
 
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