MonkeyMonkey
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March 9th, 2013 at 1:50:52 AM permalink
Quote: Lexinger

I made the decision beforehand to leave that out. Not interested in conclusively proving anything to the world, especially not to a bunch of gamblers/gambling "enthusiasts". To say which town would be to give away which major casino, and so on. That I know is sufficient.



As long as you're also not interested in being believed, it's all good.
RogerKint
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March 9th, 2013 at 2:29:31 AM permalink
Let's not have a contest to see who can snitch on this sap first. He's not card counting, hole carding or edge sorting; he's just concentrating really hard.
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FleaStiff
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March 9th, 2013 at 3:10:24 AM permalink
I'd vote for edge sorting... he is turning the critical cards so that he can tell that the next card out of the show will be Good or Bad by which of its two edges is visible.

Solution: Use a non edge sortable deck and see him suddenly lose interest in playing and certainly suddenly lose his ability to win.
odiousgambit
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March 9th, 2013 at 3:57:26 AM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

I'd vote for edge sorting... he is turning the critical cards so that he can tell that the next card out of the show will be Good or Bad by which of its two edges is visible.

Solution: Use a non edge sortable deck and see him suddenly lose interest in playing and certainly suddenly lose his ability to win.



Another fix is to simply turn some cards during shuffles, according to the Eliot Jacobson article.

Quote: RogerKint

Let's not have a contest to see who can snitch on this sap first.



I feel like that Colonel in "Bridge Over the River Kwai" who realizes too late he has been helping the enemy. But now I can't fall on the plunger that blows it all up ! [g]
the next time Dame Fortune toys with your heart, your soul and your wallet, raise your glass and praise her thus: “Thanks for nothing, you cold-hearted, evil, damnable, nefarious, low-life, malicious monster from Hell!” She is, after all, stone deaf. ... Arnold Snyder
MonkeyMonkey
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March 9th, 2013 at 4:05:16 AM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

I'd vote for edge sorting...



I suppose that's a decent possibility.

Oscar, can you show us the back of one of your cards? That should either give credence to the edge sorting theory or sink it.
1BB
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March 9th, 2013 at 4:57:54 AM permalink
Oscar, a lot of people are trying to help you. Please tell us if the players touch the cards.
Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth. - Mahatma Ghandi
oscar33
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March 9th, 2013 at 7:16:08 AM permalink
Player does not touch the cards. And edge sorting would have made a lot of sense, as it seems it takes him a bunch of shoes to get hot. Unfortunately, as far I can tell our cards do not suffer from that flaw.


Oscar

Ibeatyouraces
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March 9th, 2013 at 7:32:16 AM permalink
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DUHHIIIIIIIII HEARD THAT!
MangoJ
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March 9th, 2013 at 7:48:27 AM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff


Solution: Use a non edge sortable deck and see him suddenly lose interest in playing and certainly suddenly lose his ability to win.



Better solution: during the first riffle: rotate one half of the deck.
Lexinger
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March 9th, 2013 at 8:03:57 AM permalink
Quote: MonkeyMonkey

As long as you're also not interested in being believed, it's all good.


Hey, I'm not the guy who posted a picture of a plain, ordinary playing card.
Those who can, do; those who can't, teach. But those who confuse the two... they wind up on the internet.

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