# Can you outsmart everyone else? Part II

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Final results: Aloysius Ng won!

Summary of rounds:

You can view the past rounds here

How to play:

This game is open to everyone.

You are a producer of liquid gold. Each round, you can decide how many non-negative integer units of liquid gold you want to produce.

To do so, reply to my comment which states which round it is. You may only submit 1 entry each round, and may not edit the entry once you have submitted it.

Any attempt to cheat (deleting / editing / faking / unnecessarily confounding others) will result in immediate and forever disqualification. Tzar Calvin's decisions are final, and you will have no court of appeal.

How to keep score:

You can go into debt to the amount of -$5000. Anyone who crosses that is out of the game. The cost of production is$100 per unit. This cost has to be paid once you place the order, and the amount that you can order is dependent on your cash on hand.
Note that in your first round, your maximum order size is 50.
The Quantity that you produce is denoted as $Q_{you}$, and the Total Quantity of production is $TQ = \sum_{i \, \in \, Brilliant} Q_i$.
The price that a unit of liquid gold sells for is $P = \max ( 1000 - TQ , 0 )$.
At the end of the round, you will be credited with $Q_{you} \times P$. Note that it is possible to lose money from your actions in a round.

The winner is the person with the most money at the end of all the rounds.

When to play:

The rounds will open very close to (figure out your time zone):

1. Sunday April 17th at 8:00 AM PST
2. Sunday April 17th at 8:30 AM PST
3. Sunday April 17th at 9:00 AM PST
4. Depends, will likely continue for a while but with shortened rounds if there's interest.

When the round is open, you can submit your entry at any point in time. Of course, the longer you wait, the more certainty you get from the actions of others, since they cannot change their declared production values. However, the round will be closed (by locking of this note) at an undisclosed point in time, and you will not be able to submit your production for that round.

Note: Each round will last at least 5 mins, and at most 20 mins. I do not know the probability distribution of the closing time, but you can be certain that it is not uniform.

Note by Calvin Lin
3 years, 12 months ago

1 vote

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Submit your production numbers to Round 6 as a reply to this comment.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

248

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

200

- 3 years, 11 months ago

225

- 3 years, 11 months ago

207

- 3 years, 11 months ago

81

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

100

- 3 years, 11 months ago

Submit your production numbers to Round 1 as a reply to this comment.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

16

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

36

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

10

- 3 years, 11 months ago

Submit your production numbers to Round 2 as a reply to this comment.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

Just doing this for fun,so I'm gonna go with 50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

200.

No one wants to comment?

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

150

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

16 again

- 3 years, 11 months ago

250

- 3 years, 11 months ago

150

- 3 years, 11 months ago

175

- 3 years, 11 months ago

0

- 3 years, 11 months ago

10

- 3 years, 11 months ago

You are not allowed to delete your comment (on this rooted thread) and reenter another value. Repeat offence will result in disqualification.

I am going with your initial input of 0.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

Submit your production numbers to Round 3 as a reply to this comment.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

30

- 3 years, 11 months ago

As you have hit -$5000 in debt, your order is reduced to a size of 24. Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago 0 - 3 years, 11 months ago 100 - 3 years, 11 months ago 70 Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago 125 - 3 years, 11 months ago As you have hit -$5000 in debt, your order is reduced to a size of 99.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

120

- 3 years, 11 months ago

As you have hit -\$5000 in debt, your order is reduced to a size of 50.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

120

- 3 years, 11 months ago

Submit your production numbers to Round 4 as a reply to this comment.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

126

- 3 years, 11 months ago

100

- 3 years, 11 months ago

250

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

130

- 3 years, 11 months ago

50

- 3 years, 11 months ago

300

- 3 years, 11 months ago

Submit your production numbers to Round 5 as a reply to this comment.

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

60

- 3 years, 11 months ago

100

- 3 years, 11 months ago

250 Maybe. Idk anymore

- 3 years, 11 months ago

300

- 3 years, 11 months ago

60

Staff - 3 years, 11 months ago

26

- 3 years, 11 months ago

90

- 3 years, 11 months ago
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