Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

Can we get to 2016 posts before Results Day 2016? Watch

    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    There are 5 rational pirates, A, B, C, D and E. They find 100 gold coins. They must decide how to distribute them.The pirates have a strict order of seniority: A is senior to B, who is senior to C, who is senior to D, who is senior to E.

    The pirate world's rules of distribution are thus: that the most senior pirate should propose a distribution of coins. The pirates, including the proposer, then vote on whether to accept this distribution. In case of a tie vote, the proposer has the casting vote. If the distribution is accepted, the coins are disbursed and the game ends. If not, the proposer is thrown overboard from the pirate ship and dies, and the next most senior pirate makes a new proposal to begin the system again.[1]

    Pirates base their decisions on three factors. First of all, each pirate wants to survive. Second, given survival, each pirate wants to maximize the number of gold coins each receives. Third, each pirate would prefer to throw another overboard, if all other results would otherwise be equal.[2] The pirates do not trust each other, and will neither make nor honor any promises between pirates apart from a proposed distribution plan that gives a whole number of gold coins to each pirate.
    Ignore references lel
    Basically find out what happens
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    i'm going to die tomorrow.
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    i dont think i does andrew :emo:
    Pessimism will not be tolerated :fuhrer:
    • Political Ambassador
    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    Political Ambassador
    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    No as they will kill me if I release them
    Soz
    Ooh this reminds me...the pirate problem. I shall get it, it is fun



    from 38 seconds in
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    Solve that problem fellas
    And I will give you my amazon voucher

    (disclaimer: not really)
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    (Original post by LifeIsFine)



    CheeseIsVeg
    What
    does
    that
    emoji
    mean
    in
    this
    case
    ?
    forgotten
    • Political Ambassador
    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    Political Ambassador
    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    There are 5 rational pirates, A, B, C, D and E. They find 100 gold coins. They must decide how to distribute them.The pirates have a strict order of seniority: A is senior to B, who is senior to C, who is senior to D, who is senior to E.

    The pirate world's rules of distribution are thus: that the most senior pirate should propose a distribution of coins. The pirates, including the proposer, then vote on whether to accept this distribution. In case of a tie vote, the proposer has the casting vote. If the distribution is accepted, the coins are disbursed and the game ends. If not, the proposer is thrown overboard from the pirate ship and dies, and the next most senior pirate makes a new proposal to begin the system again.[1]

    Pirates base their decisions on three factors. First of all, each pirate wants to survive. Second, given survival, each pirate wants to maximize the number of gold coins each receives. Third, each pirate would prefer to throw another overboard, if all other results would otherwise be equal.[2] The pirates do not trust each other, and will neither make nor honor any promises between pirates apart from a proposed distribution plan that gives a whole number of gold coins to each pirate.
    Ignore references lel
    Basically find out what happens
    sigh
    when you do a quick search online
    and get this
    http://kisscartoon.me/Cartoon/Peg-an...Nanto?id=62048
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    (Original post by AndrewSCO)
    Pessimism will not be tolerated :fuhrer:
    :erm:

    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    There are 5 rational pirates, A, B, C, D and E. They find 100 gold coins. They must decide how to distribute them.The pirates have a strict order of seniority: A is senior to B, who is senior to C, who is senior to D, who is senior to E.

    The pirate world's rules of distribution are thus: that the most senior pirate should propose a distribution of coins. The pirates, including the proposer, then vote on whether to accept this distribution. In case of a tie vote, the proposer has the casting vote. If the distribution is accepted, the coins are disbursed and the game ends. If not, the proposer is thrown overboard from the pirate ship and dies, and the next most senior pirate makes a new proposal to begin the system again.[1]

    Pirates base their decisions on three factors. First of all, each pirate wants to survive. Second, given survival, each pirate wants to maximize the number of gold coins each receives. Third, each pirate would prefer to throw another overboard, if all other results would otherwise be equal.[2] The pirates do not trust each other, and will neither make nor honor any promises between pirates apart from a proposed distribution plan that gives a whole number of gold coins to each pirate.
    Ignore references lel
    Basically find out what happens
    wikipedia sensed
    cba to do this sensed
    :lol:
    • Political Ambassador
    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    Political Ambassador
    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    forgotten
    it doesnt matter anymore tbf, but for the sake of conversation it was this
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    need more posts
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    (Original post by LifeIsFine)
    it doesnt matter anymore tbf, but for the sake of conversation it was this
    oh i just add them bc I can
    f example
    Spoiler:
    Show
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    neeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed 40 posts :erm:
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    darn y is it so hard
    • Political Ambassador
    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    Political Ambassador
    i was right
    it is just 1 coin
    more complicated sure
    but still
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    Name:  tardis.jpg
Views: 42
Size:  56.4 KB
    • Political Ambassador
    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    Political Ambassador
    (Original post by cheeseisveg)
    Name:  tardis.jpg
Views: 42
Size:  56.4 KB
    tarrrrrrrrrrrdiiiiiiiiiiiiiiisss sssss
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    :erm:



    wikipedia sensed
    cba to do this sensed
    :lol:
    The solution is beautiful tho
    So counter-intuitive
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    (Original post by LifeIsFine)
    sigh
    when you do a quick search online
    and get this
    http://kisscartoon.me/Cartoon/Peg-an...Nanto?id=62048
    :lolwut:
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    We all agree David Tennant is the best modern doctor right
    • Community Assistant
    Offline

    22
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    (Original post by LifeIsFine)
    tarrrrrrrrrrrdiiiiiiiiiiiiiiisss sssss
    :mmm:

    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    The solution is beautiful tho
    So counter-intuitive
    so i cba and probably wouldnt be able to get it if i tried
    plus i so cba
    i cba'd to read the whole of that wikipedia cntrl+v
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Brussels sprouts
    Useful resources

    Quick Link:

    Unanswered Forum Games Threads

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.