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Best Answer k-man, 31 January 2013 - 10:44 PM

Spoiler for Assuming the Ace is the highest and 2 is the lowest...
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#1 Yoruichi-san

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:19 PM

Feeling left out, as everyone else around here seems to be running around with various polychromatic items attached to their foreheads, you and I decided to play a friendly variant of Indian Poker.  Because I'm partial to pointy things that resemble weapons, I take all the spades (13 cards) from a standard 52 card deck, shuffle them, and deal us each one.  We each then affix the card to our distinctly-bare-up-until-now foreheads without looking at our own cards.  Then we take turns declaring "higher" (if we think our card is higher than the other's), "lower" (if we think our card is lower than the other's), or we say "pass" (if we don't know).  Since you and I both hate to be wrong, neither will declare unless we have a logical reason to do so.

 

What is the maximum number of iterations it will take before one us can declare?   


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:25 PM

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:44 PM   Best Answer

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:31 PM

Nice puzzle, nice solve!


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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:05 AM

Yep, just a simple little puzzle that I thought of on my way to something massively more complicated...

 

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Some of what makes me me is real, some of what makes me me is imaginary...I guess I'm just complex. ;P

<3 BBC's Sherlock, the series and the man. "Smart is the new sexy."

Chromatic Witch links now on my 'About Me' page! Episode 3 is finally here!

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