ignore the "Lets consider that we DO have the bracket content in there"
thing, that was in my CTRL+V from elsewhere and I slipped lol

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 10:06 PM, Cuddle Beam <cuddleb...@gmail.com> wrote:

> That's so curious. Imagine if each of us were robots which are trying to
> maximize the amount of wins we have in comparison to the total amount (to
> get a somehow "objective" measure the value of a win - if there's loads of
> it, each that someone has is "worth" less).
>
> And then for simplicity, all we have are Bananas for a game value and
> proposals just change the amount of Bananas every player has. When you have
> 10 Bananas and more bananas than anyone else, you get a win and a new round
> starts, (and wins cannot be removed by proposal.).
>
> Lets consider that we DO have the bracket content in there
>
> What's the best way to win?
>
> It seems that nobody would ever win. Nobody would allow a proposal which
> would make someone other than themselves win, so we're in an eternal
> stalemate. UNLESS, a Quorum amount of them collude or reach an agreement to
> diceroll a winner among them and force a proposal in which makes it so. So,
> collusion seems like nearly a *necessity* for a game of nomic like that,
> because it would go nowhere otherwise.
>
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:04 PM, Kerim Aydin <ke...@u.washington.edu>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 13 Feb 2018, Cuddle Beam wrote:
>> > I support.
>>
>> NTTPF.
>>
>> > (So a win is worth abooout 90 Shinies tops? Considering that the Black
>> one
>> > is one of the hardest ones and the rest would be worth that much or
>> less.
>> > Not that its really too important lol, just curious to see.).
>>
>> I really don't think there's a good way to value a win.  I probably
>> shouldn't
>> have brought up "fractions of wins".  I think the better guidance was
>> pegging
>> to the officer salary (a specific abuse of position takes away a specific
>> 2xSalary for that time period, since we didn't card em in time to stop eir
>> January salary).
>>
>> In some ways a win is worth far more (bragging value and permanent
>> record) and
>> in some ways less (if I bribed each person a number of shinies to vote
>> for me
>> to win in a proposal, I bet "buying" a win would be - oh I dunno in the
>> 50-shiny
>> neighborhood or so at a guess).
>>
>> > On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 8:31 PM, Kerim Aydin <ke...@u.washington.edu>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Tue, 13 Feb 2018, Kerim Aydin wrote:
>> > > > I think a fair assessment is eir January+Feburary salary for the
>> office
>> > > > - 6 shinies - but mitigated by eir confession.  So penalty announced
>> > > > is: 5 shinies.
>> > >
>> > > I announce intent to Levy a Fine of 5 shinies on Telnaior with 2
>> Support.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> >
>>
>>
>

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