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ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:13 PM) Chris Nimbley ‏@Cnimbley 5m5 minutes ago

49ers letting Harbaugh out of his contract has to mean he's going to Michigan. Otherwise they'd want that compensation
Chaos Icon : (Today, 08:13 PM) which does not make him a free agent
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:13 PM) I couldn't quit my job I own my own business
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:13 PM) The contract only applies to the NFL and its teams period.
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:13 PM) I would just go out of business
Chaos Icon : (Today, 08:14 PM) sorry gg. didn't know that he was let out his contract. changes my spiel.
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:15 PM) Look up Nick Saben. He did the same thing
Chaos Icon : (Today, 08:15 PM) since the 49ers released him, he is a FA. if he quit, he isn't a FA in the NFL.
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:16 PM) it's fine
santana Icon : (Today, 08:17 PM) http://now.nfl.com/p...51-d0b6f57d0573
Chaos Icon : (Today, 08:17 PM) but since the 49ers released him, he's 99.9% sure to be going to Michigan. no way they let him out of the contract to watch him walk to another NFL team.
santana Icon : (Today, 08:17 PM) rex in the locker room
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:18 PM) It doesnt matter if he is a free agent or under contract player or coach. they can quit the NFL any time they want. Contracts only apply to the NFL. What dont you understand?
santana Icon : (Today, 08:21 PM) Players aren't slaves!
santana Icon : (Today, 08:21 PM) Coaches also.. not slaves
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:21 PM) lol
santana Icon : (Today, 08:27 PM) woody can just buy any coach he pleases he should get bill belichick because hes not a slave
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:27 PM) I think the JETS need to try to convince Tampa Bay to trade for Geno based on how well he plays in Florida
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:28 PM) they are stupid in TB just trick them into giving us some draft picks for Geno
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:28 PM) MAKE IT HAPPEN Woody
santana Icon : (Today, 08:29 PM) Geno's market value is probably a 6th round pick
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:29 PM) Bobby Petrino quit the NFL and just left a note and went to coach college
santana Icon : (Today, 08:30 PM) Bobby petrino.. not a slave
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:30 PM) Petrino did it before the season was over
santana Icon : (Today, 08:32 PM) Its so simple
santana Icon : (Today, 08:32 PM) Jets should pluck both the afc championship winning coach and nfc championship winning coach right before the super bowl
santana Icon : (Today, 08:33 PM) MAKE IT HAPPEN woody!
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:35 PM) The last time the JETS cleaned house was the same year I was born 1977 so that is 37 years ago for those who need to use their fingers to count backwards from 2014 to 1977
santana Icon : (Today, 08:38 PM) also fun fact about 1977 rings around uranus were discovered
Mr_Jet Icon : (Today, 08:40 PM) Also in 1977 the singer Elvis Presley died.
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:40 PM) lol@Santana.......always something comical to say. Love your sense of humor man. You never get pissed or let things get to you like the rest of us do. Wish we were all that easy going. Me included
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:40 PM) a lot of shit went down in 1977
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:40 PM) we get it
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:40 PM) but in JETS history it was the last time they fired both the GM and HC
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:41 PM) and of course I was born that's right you're almighty one GANGGREEN2003
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Today, 08:41 PM) THE OG OF THIS BITCH
Mr_Jet Icon : (Today, 08:42 PM) Joe Namath retired from football in 1977 after a year with the LA Rams.
santana Icon : (Today, 08:43 PM) shakira was born in 1977
Mr_Jet Icon : (Today, 08:44 PM) Jimmy Carter was inaugurated the 39th President of the United States in 1977.
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:45 PM) Well another crappy year down the drain for us jets fans. This board will pretty much die down big time until new coaches and FO`s people are hired and then the draft.
santana Icon : (Today, 08:46 PM) off season is best season
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:47 PM) A lot of us might have issues at times with each other but I miss this board when its not active. this is by far my favorite forum. I rarely post in any other forums. Occasionally Xbox360iso but other than that here is about it. Im quiet and discreet everywhere else
santana Icon : (Today, 08:48 PM) RIP REX RYAN milber didnt die for this!
Mr_Jet Icon : (Today, 08:48 PM) Yes, the inevitable off season thread about Washington's nickname turning into a race war thread.
ROBJETS Icon : (Today, 08:48 PM) If the Phoenix Suns had a fan forum Id post there but havent found any worth a damn
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How To Win At Rock, Paper, Scissors LOLHow to Win at Rock, Paper, Scissors

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 07:24 PM

How to Win at Rock, Paper, Scissors
By: Natalie Wolchover, LiveScience.com

In the game Rock, Paper, Scissors, two opponents randomly toss out hand gestures, and each one wins, loses or draws with equal probability. It's supposed to be a game of pure luck, not skill — and indeed, if humans were able to be perfectly random, no one could gain an upper hand over anyone else.

There's one problem with that reasoning: Humans are terrible at being random.

Our pathetic attempts to appear uncalculating are, in fact, highly predictable. A couple of recent studies have provided insights into the patterns by which people tend to play Rock, Paper, Scissors (and why). Abide by them, and you'll be riding shotgun and eating the bigger half of the cookie for the rest of your life.

According to Graham Walker, veteran player and five time organizer of the Rock, Paper Scissors World Championships, there are two paths to victory in RPS: Eliminating one of your opponent's options — for example, influencing her not to play Paper — and forcing her to make a predictable move. In both cases, Walker wrote on the website of the World RPS Society, "the key is that it has to be done without them realizing that you are manipulating them."

Rookies rock

Those two overarching strategies can be translated into executable moves, starting with the opening one. Expert players have observed that inexperienced ones tend to lead with Rock. Walker speculates that this may be because they view the move as strong and forceful. Either way, remember the mantra "Rock is for rookies," and simply throw Paper at the outset of a game to earn an easy first victory.

"Rock is for rookies" should be kept in mind against more experienced players, too. They won't lead with Rock — it's too obvious — so use Scissors against them. This throw will either beat Paper or tie with itself.

Double trouble

If your opponent makes the same move twice in a row, they almost certainly won't make that move a third time. "People hate being predictable and the perceived hallmark of predictability is to come out with the same throw three times in row," Walker wrote.

With that option eliminated, you're guaranteed either a victory or a stalemate in the next round. If you see a "two-Scissor run," for example, your opponent's next move will be either Rock or Paper. If you throw Paper, then, you'll either beat Rock or play to a draw.

Mind tricks

Like a Jedi, you can use the power of suggestion to influence your opponent's next move. When discussing a game, for example, gesture over and over again with the move that you want your opponent to play next. "Believe it or not, when people are not paying attention their subconscious mind will often accept your 'suggestion,'" Walker wrote.

This trick may work because of humans' tendency to imitate one another's actions. A recent study on decision-making in Rock, Paper, Scissors, published in the July 2011 issue of the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, found that players often imitate their opponents' last moves. Human mimicry seems to be involuntary.

Announcing your next move before a round starts also seems to be an effective mind trick, though it'll only work once. If you say you're going with Paper, for example, your opponent thinks you won't, Walker explained. Subconsciously, they'll shy away from Scissors (which beats Paper), and choose Rock or Paper instead. When you do end up throwing Paper, you'll score a victory or a tie.

Don't call it a come back

According to Walker, your opponent will often try to come back from a loss or tie by throwing the move that would have beaten his last one. If he lost using Rock, for example, he'll likely follow up by throwing Paper. Knowing this, you can decide what move to follow with yourself.

Interestingly, monkeys show the same behavioral pattern. In a study detailed in the May 2011 issue of the journal Neuron, researchers at Yale found that rhesus monkeys trained to play Rock, Paper, Scissors tended to react to a loss by playing the move that would have won in the previous round. This suggests monkeys, like humans, are capable of analyzing past results and imagining a different outcome, the researchers said.

Humans can take the logic one step further, by imagining what their opponents might be imagining.

Low blow

There's one more ploy to fall back on — that is, if you're willing to sacrifice your honor and integrity for a victory. "When you suggest a game with someone, make no mention of the number of rounds you are going to play. Play the first match and if you win, take it is as a win. If you lose, without missing a beat start playing the 'next' round on the assumption that it was a best two out of three. No doubt you will hear protests from your opponent but stay firm and remind them that 'no one plays best of one,'" Walker wrote. A low blow, but a smart one.

Had no idea so much strategy was possible in Rock, Paper, Scissors? The rules of the game itself may be simple, but the human mind is not.

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