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Forum: Trivia 09 February 2014, 11:37 PM
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Posted By erwins
You mean circumference, not diameter, right?...

You mean circumference, not diameter, right? Because to tie a rope around the earth would take much more rope than its diameter plus a few feet.
Forum: Trivia 09 February 2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,484
Posted By erwins
Yes. Many times when people "know" the answer to...

Yes. Many times when people "know" the answer to the Monty Hall problem, they don't understand the significance of Monty choosing the door, so they don't understand the difference between the two...
Forum: Trivia 08 February 2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,484
Posted By erwins
It's fun to talk about how the conditions matter,...

It's fun to talk about how the conditions matter, though. Like this variation, which is good when lots of people know the original:

Same set up as before, but after you choose your door, Monty...
Forum: Trivia 06 February 2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,484
Posted By erwins
The bat bomb one is true, and the mammoth one is...

The bat bomb one is true, and the mammoth one is true, if the relevant info on Wikipedia is true.
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