In yesteryear blockbuster Hindi movie Sholay, Gabbar Singh is a fearsome dacoit leader who is upset with 3 of his underlings A, B and C. He fills up his 6 chambered revolver with 3 ADJACENT bullets. Then he spins the chambers and lines up his gun on dacoit A.

He pulls the trigger. The dacoit survives. What was the probability of survival of dacoit A?

Now Gabbar lines up the gun on Dacoit B without spinning the chamber. Click! The dacoit survives. Whats the probability of survival of dacoit B?

Finally Gabbar goes to dacoit C ( named Kaalia in movie). Pulls the trigger a third time without spinning. Dacoit survives. Whats the probability of survival of dacoit C?

Answer as probability of survival of dacoit A B C respectively.

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