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(Ars Technica)   Scientists find a winning strategy for rock-paper-scissors. It should work, unless your opponent has read this article   (arstechnica.com) divider line 3
    More: Spiffy, winning strategy, RPS, psychology  
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2014-05-02 01:26:54 PM  
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Rock? Paper? Scissors? Who cares?

wallb.com
2014-05-02 12:41:02 PM  
1 votes:

CommonName2: FTA: "if a player wins over her opponent in one play, her probability of repeating ..."

How is gender reversal any better than "he"? Is "their" not acceptable/preferable?


Using "they/their" for the singular is stupid, although apparently acceptable.* Using he/him/his or she/her/hers is fine so long as you are consistent (in general).

/"it", goddamit. The singular gender-neutral is "it"
2014-05-02 10:44:37 AM  
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CommonName2: FTA: "if a player wins over her opponent in one play, her probability of repeating ..."

How is gender reversal any better than "he"? Is "their" not acceptable/preferable?


If writing for technical purposes or official documents, or in a scientific paper, yes. When talking casually it is fairly normal to use the pronoun that would apply to yourself.
 
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