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  • Star Alliance
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    Originally posted by rattler
    Before I retire from posting this type of questions, solution for the last:

    You *CAN* control the content of one box, so: *ONE* white chip in one box, all the rest in the other one. Almost 75% (99% of 75%) probability of NOT getting banned...

    Rattler
    Ahhh. I see.

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  • rattler
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    Before I retire from posting this type of questions, solution for the last:

    You *CAN* control the content of one box, so: *ONE* white chip in one box, all the rest in the other one. Almost 75% (99% of 75%) probability of NOT getting banned...

    Rattler

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  • rattler
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    Originally posted by avro_arrow_25206
    Since you're just drawing one, just make sure a white chip is the top one on both piles and the hell with the order of the rest. eh?
    Another good starting point as any out-of-the-box creative thought.

    Combine the ideas behind your both posts and youre there.

    Rattler

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  • avro_arrow_25206
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    Since you're just drawing one, just make sure a white chip is the top one on both piles and the hell with the order of the rest. eh?

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  • rattler
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    Originally posted by Star Alliance
    25 of each in both boxes.
    50% of staying a member from either box.
    Is my reasoning correct?
    Your reasoning is perfectly correct, but your strategy (while being a good starting point) is... err... a.. slight ... bit sub-optimal...

    Rattler

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  • z740
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    Originally posted by Star Alliance
    25 of each in both boxes.
    50% of staying a member from either box.
    Is my reasoning correct?
    Come on Mitch, you must have a much better (funnier) idea than that!

    -Chris

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  • Star Alliance
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    Originally posted by rattler

    Now, how would you distribute the chips into the boxes to have a maximum chance of not getting banned?

    Rattler
    25 of each in both boxes.
    50% of staying a member from either box.
    Is my reasoning correct?

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  • Guest's Avatar
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    Put all the white chips in one box, dump salsa on them, smell which box they are in and draw a chip from that box

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  • z740
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    Take off the blindfold! Duh!

    -Chris

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  • rattler
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    okies, all that didnt find the solution get a Last Chance of not getting banned :

    They get 50 black chips and 50 white chips by the mods and may distribute them any way they like into two identical looking boxes. The next day the mods offer them to (blindfolded) draw one chip from one of the boxes.

    If they draw a white chip, theyre ok, black chip means they will be getting banned for life time.

    Now, how would you distribute the chips into the boxes to have a maximum chance of not getting banned?

    Rattler

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  • rattler
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    Originally posted by rattler
    Ok, now solve this one:

    I was late yesterday and realized my bus to meet my date had left 5 min ago and that I had to wait till 1700 (5 p.m.) fot the next one.

    Incidentally, I realized that the hour hand of the clock would roughly need 3x the time of the minute hand until hitting the "6" .

    What time had my bus left?

    Rattler
    As nobody seems to find it: Its now either 1545 or 1715. The latter is not possible as the next bus will come at 1700, so the first is the actual time. This means my bus left 1540.

    How to reach the solution:

    The minute hand needs 60-x minutes to hit the "6", which always means its half past something, i.e. the hour hand hits the full hour at 30-x minutes. Now all we need is to integrate the 3x into the formula and get:

    (60-x)*3 = 30-x+60 =>> x = 45
    Its 135 minutes before 1800, i.e. 1545

    for next hour that would be

    (60-x)*3 = 30-x+120 =>> x = 15
    in which case its 45 minutes til 1800, i.e. 1715 and this solution is not possible

    Hope that explains it

    Rattler

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  • Guest's Avatar
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    Yeeeyo ! The blunt hoe I wish I had sumthing like that in ma crib

    As for Snoop Doggy Dogg, that's his best song, imo... the good, old '90s from the West Coast...ahh wheres Mary Jane ?





    Yeee

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  • MaxPower
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    Originally posted by pkonowrocki
    Lol everything I get my hands on.



    Preferably smks


    Check out Miss Daisy ! Wouldn't you want her on the hall waiting for you when you get home ?





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  • Guest's Avatar
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    Originally posted by MaxPower
    Calm down, dude. So what do you smoke ? Pass the weed, Brotha !
    Lol everything I get my hands on.



    Preferably smks

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  • z740
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    Originally posted by MaxPower
    Calm down, dude. So what do you smoke ? Pass the weed, Brotha !
    Nice fro!

    -Chris

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