cwazy
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January 10th, 2018 at 3:50:01 PM permalink
For the physicists/math guys out there, the pictures below were taken last night on a Shoot To Win Craps machine. You might not be able to tell, but neither die is touching the other. The die sat in this position, propped on its corner, for several minutes until they came to reset the machine. Is this physically possible without the die being warped in some way?



speedycrap
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January 10th, 2018 at 3:59:53 PM permalink
Anything is possible in this world. I mean anything.
speedycrap
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January 10th, 2018 at 4:00:28 PM permalink
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ECoaster
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January 10th, 2018 at 4:05:08 PM permalink
Is it touching the outer glass or stuck in groove at the bottom?
Ibeatyouraces
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January 10th, 2018 at 4:19:48 PM permalink
The corners have little curvature so yes it's possible.
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onenickelmiracle
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January 10th, 2018 at 4:24:07 PM permalink
Those are Chinese dice.
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cwazy
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January 10th, 2018 at 4:35:05 PM permalink
Quote: ECoaster

Is it touching the outer glass or stuck in groove at the bottom?



No, it is resting in the center of the table and isnít touching anything.
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January 10th, 2018 at 4:39:00 PM permalink
Proof of alien visitors ?

YOU DECIDE !

What casino was this ? Where's agent J & K when we need them.

Don't worry, you won't remember any of this.

BIG FLASH.
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cwazy
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January 10th, 2018 at 4:46:50 PM permalink
Quote: JohnnyQ

Proof of alien visitors ?

YOU DECIDE !

What casino was this ? Where's agent J & K when we need them.

Don't worry, you won't remember any of this.

BIG FLASH.



I posted this thread asking if the die had to be warped in order to do that. If banging against the glass/ceiling/table all day can cause the dice to warp, then it's quite likely that dice on these machines (when they aren't changed often enough) would develop a bias, which would make it worth running results on various machines through a Chi-Square test.

I wasn't implying anything nonsensical.
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Thanks for this post from:
cwazy
January 10th, 2018 at 5:10:11 PM permalink
No offense meant, mi amigo, just funnin with ya. So yeah, I think it is possible for the die to have a small-ish flat surface worn into the "edge" over time.

The die has to be made of a soft-ish material, right ? I suspect the edge is not super sharp, cuz if it were, ENTROPY would come in to play and it wouldn't sit like that for long.
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