Let's Play The Monty Hall Game!

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by B_dumbcow, Aug 27, 2008.

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Pick a door and a choice

Poll closed Sep 3, 2008.
  1. You pick door 1. *Opens a goat door* You stick with door 1

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  2. You pick door 1. *Opens a goat door* You switch to remaining door

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. You pick door 2. *Opens a goat door* You stick with door 2

    3 vote(s)
    27.3%
  4. You pick door 2. *Opens a goat door* You switch to remaining door

    2 vote(s)
    18.2%
  5. You pick door 3. *Opens a goat door* You stick with door 3

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  6. You pick door 3. *Opens a goat door* You switch to remaining door

    4 vote(s)
    36.4%
  1. B_dumbcow

    B_dumbcow New Member

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    It seems like there is trouble agreeing over the probability aspect of this game. So, I've devised a cunning poll.

    I have randomly put a car behind either door one, door two or door three.
    Only I know where the car is.

    Once you've picked which number you like the sound of, imagine I open a door with a goat behind it (the number doesn't matter) which isn't your door. You now have the chance to either swap to the remaining door or stick to the door you chose in the first place.

    After a while, I'll say which door the car was behind and show the percentage of people who swapped who won, compared to the percentage of people who stuck and was. This should be a conclusion of whether it was better to stick or swap.

    :cool:

    If you don't understand the game, just pick the option which looks prettiest. :smile:

    (and it would be good if votes were spread out amongst options, to achieve a fairer result)
     
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  2. ManlyBanisters

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    I have picked door three, dumbcow - when you waggled your stinking goat at me I switched to the remaining door.
     
  3. MASSIVEPKGO_CHUCK

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    Don't force me to make a reservation to the slaughterhouse for you, DC.
     
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    :redface: I forgot to wash the goats. Sorry :tongue:

    :eek::rolleyes::biggrin1:
     
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    I'm sticking with number three to the very end!!!
     
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    I'll pick number one ...and then change it to the one with the goat.
    Poor goat must be feeling really sad not only did you forget to wash him now nobody will be picking him and I expect he's feeling really rejected. I think your game is cruel to goats I'm going to call the RSPCA
     
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    No! Dumbcow is a triple agent for the RSPCA! He is an 'untouchable', or so they say...shhh...:theyareontome:
     
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    I chose and am sticking with door number 2
     
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    What happens if you want to keep the goat?:rolleyes:
     
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    :redface: but they get as much alfalfa as they want :smile:

    :rolleyes: I told you not to tell! hmmm...

    Then switching must be what to do :smile:

    :cool: You can have it if you want :tongue:
     
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    :biggrin1:

    :biggrin1:BUMP:biggrin1:

    :biggrin1:


    So What was the answer?:confused:
     
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    The answer was door 1!

    Therefore:

    20% Of people who stuck won
    100% Of people who swapped won

    It worked :party: Swapping = Good.
     
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    You made me lose on purpose, didn't you?:rant:

    I love you too much to be angry, Dc.

    Can I keep the goat?
     
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    Knowing you like I do, the grand prize is more than likely your "medicinal" poppies
     
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    :redface: sure thing!


    :shhh:
     
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    Which door had the dumbcow?
     
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