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frantic
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 Re: Last Man Standing   « Reply #25 on: Nov 20th, 2003, 6:39am » Quote Modify Remove

Not in the rare case that all people are standing in a circle with equal distances between the neighbours. At this moment shooters have to choose wether to shoot the right or left neighbour. There's a chance everybody dies, isn't there...?
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Dudidu
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 Re: Last Man Standing   « Reply #26 on: Nov 20th, 2003, 6:50am » Quote Modify

on Nov 20th, 2003, 6:39am, frantic wrote:
 Not in the rare case that all people are standing in a circle with equal distances between the neighbours. At this moment shooters have to choose wether to shoot the right or left neighbour. There's a chance everybody dies, isn't there...?

You're right, if all the people are placed on the vertecies of a regular polygon (with n vertices) and they choose randomly in which nearest neighbor to shot, then it is possible that everybody will die .
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 Re: Last Man Standing   « Reply #27 on: Nov 20th, 2003, 8:55am » Quote Modify

Yeah, I was wondering what you would do if you evenly space all the people around the edge of a circle.  Each person has two targets to choose from.
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