The Pirate Game - Blackberry is the captain!

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Post Post #0  (ISO)  » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:24 pm

Ahoy mateys and welcome to the Pirate Game!

You, and everyone else who signs up for this game, is a pirate on a ship that found a treasure chest of 100 gold coins.

In accordance with pirate law, here is how you will split the treasure:

1: All pirates will be randomly placed in order of 'seniority'.
2: The most senior pirate becomes the pirate captain and will propose a plan on how to split the gold
3: All pirates will then vote yes or no on whether they find this plan acceptable
4: If the vote passes (and the captain wins ties) then the gold is distributed as the plan dictates
5: If the majority voted no, a mutiny occurs and the pirate captain is killed, with the second most senior pirate becoming the new captain. The new captain now proposes a new plan, starting again from step 2.

This goes on until a plan is voted acceptable.

Collect as much gold as you can through multiple iterations of the game - but if you die in an iteration you will lose 50% of your stored gold

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PlayerGold
BuJaber16
mallowgeno17
Invisibility17
2 7182818284590
Gamma Emerald17
Klick17
VashtaNeurotic16
Aurathebirb0
Charles5100
Blackberry0
mallowgeno0
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Post Post #1  (ISO)  » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:59 pm

Shiver me timbers, sign me up!

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Post Post #2  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:52 am

/in

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Post Post #3  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:04 pm

lollllll I love it thought experiment as game
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Post Post #4  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:40 pm

/in
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Post Post #5  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:19 pm

Of course, I will play, and if I get to be captain, you bet I will be doing 9x, 0, 1, 0, ...
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Post Post #6  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:36 pm

What happens if someone flakes?
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Post Post #7  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:38 pm

replacing
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Post Post #8  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:39 pm

/in
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Post Post #9  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:30 pm

/in

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Post Post #10  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:39 pm

/in if there is room

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Post Post #11  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:05 pm

Sigh ups will stay open for approx 4 more hours
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Post Post #12  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:08 pm

Actually sorry /out

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Post Post #13  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:45 pm

signups are now closed.
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Post Post #14  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:47 pm

Random pirate seniority list:

There were 7 items in your list. Here they are in random order:

2 718281828459
Klick
Invisibility
Gamma Emerald
mallowgeno
VashtaNeurotic
BuJaber

2 718281828459 is our pirate captain! He has 24 hours to propose a plan.

Once the plan is proposed, all pirates may publicly vote on it. Once every pirate has voted, the results will be tabulated.
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Post Post #15  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:48 pm

how much gold
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Post Post #16  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:53 pm

oh ok i found it
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Post Post #17  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:00 pm

welp this is going to end mathematically
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Post Post #18  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:34 pm

Yarrrr.

I refuse to cooperate with the "optimal" setup for this at any point. The fact that this is run over multiple rounds means the dynamics change over time.

E has already said he's doing the standard strategy. If you would get a coin from that strategy and you choose to vote against it, I guarantee I will follow it up with a better deal for you.

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Post Post #19  (ISO)  » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:57 pm

What is 2.718 proposing? And what makes it 'standard'?

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Post Post #20  (ISO)  » Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:51 am

I think he’s going to use game theory to find an optimal spread of gold
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Post Post #21  (ISO)  » Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:41 am

What happens if there is a tie in total gold, do we get joint winners?

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Post Post #22  (ISO)  » Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:05 am

fractional spread of gold yeah
random person gets the shaft if this doesnt divide evenly
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Post Post #23  (ISO)  » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:05 am

We should cast lots and throw someone overboard ;)

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Post Post #24  (ISO)  » Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:10 pm

Well, if everyone were perfectly logical (and that fact was common knowledge), then my pick would be 97, 0, 1, 0, 1, 0, and 1. But apparently Klick is bribing some no votes...
Klick is definitely unsatisfiable, so I am keeping the 0. I highly doubt that Klick will actually follow through on that promise of a better deal anyway, especially with all my things so high.

I will be a bit more generous than the mathematical answer, and split as follows:
Me: 44
Klick: 0
Invisibility: 13
Gamma: 12
Mallow: 11
Vashta: 10
BuJaber: 10


Obviously, I VOTE: yes.
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