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There’s a variant of Rock, Paper, Scissors

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 03, 2007

There’s a variant of Rock, Paper, Scissors that has 101 possible gestures instead of just three. (There’s also a 25-throw variant.) 101 gestures means 5,050 possible outcomes…like “bicycle carries butter”, “community rebukes Satan”, and “UFO collects blood”.

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Daniel McQuade tells us that officiating a

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 14, 2006

Daniel McQuade tells us that officiating a rock, paper, scissors contest is not as easy as it sounds.

Great little interview with professional rock, paper,

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 11, 2006

Great little interview with professional rock, paper, scissors player, Jason Simmons. “The game started long before we actually threw the first throw.” (via sippey)

Last year, a Japanese company had Sotheby’s

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 20, 2006

Last year, a Japanese company had Sotheby’s and Christie’s play Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide which company would handle the firm’s art auction. Christie’s consulted some tween players before the sudden death match and went with scissors, correctly assuming that Sotheby’s wouldn’t play the obvious rock. (via girlhacker)