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Gambling over drinking (Posted on 2003-06-19) Difficulty: 2 of 5
You are in a disreputable bar and decide to order a ten dollar drink. A particularly slinky character asks to make a bet over your drink. This is his proposal:

"I will place a flat peice of glass over the top of your drink (so it seals and nothing can go in or out while glass is in position) and proceed to drink your drink without moving or touching either glass or glass. I think a five dollar wager is about right."

Assuming there is not trickery involved, is this a bet you should take?

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionPuzzle ResolutionK Sengupta2007-06-25 15:20:11
AnswerK Sengupta2007-06-25 15:19:13
nopeben2007-06-25 14:50:08
re: No, never take a bet where you have no chance of coming out aheadJak Dakars2005-08-22 23:29:21
lol, not really a riddleJak Dakars2005-08-22 23:27:26
hahahhaaaHelix2005-03-29 13:16:54
sucker!!whome?2005-01-30 16:02:21
common sense little?Daniel2005-01-26 19:28:30
answerdave2004-05-28 03:16:46
sneaky little personBilly Bob2004-04-03 22:54:07
re: My thoughtsNicola2004-02-24 22:47:50
re: DuhNicola2004-02-24 22:40:10
Hints/Tips10 for 5?abby2003-10-17 23:33:05
DuhPaul2003-10-16 22:24:58
No SubjectSheets2003-10-13 08:56:46
nope, noway no-howmullen2003-09-26 19:48:29
No, never take a bet where you have no chance of coming out aheadmatt Tortorice2003-07-14 09:31:42
re(2): easy to solveDaniel2003-06-26 16:19:26
re: easy to solveSam2003-06-23 15:20:11
QuestionAgreement?Chris2003-06-22 23:25:49
easy to solveKimii2003-06-22 10:29:36
Solution Tristan2003-06-22 08:07:52
re: solutionChaz2003-06-21 16:19:44
re: solutionPickels2003-06-20 17:59:44
solutionqw2003-06-20 09:20:37
not likelyChris2003-06-20 04:21:19
Solutioni'd saylucidogg2003-06-19 18:16:30
Drinking betmark hartman2003-06-19 18:07:10
A different opinionGamer2003-06-19 12:08:41
SolutionI Think....Lewis2003-06-19 11:56:25
My thoughtsEnder2003-06-19 11:05:23
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