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How Do You Play "Rock, Paper, Scissors"?

"One-two-SHOOT" or "one-two-three-SHOOT?"

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Rock, Paper, Scissors is a culturally vital game that, for centuries, has helped to solve otherwise unsolvable problems such as where to go for dinner, who should take out the trash, or who gets to pull the plug on grandma.

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You might also call it Roshambo, Jaken, JaKenPo, or something else entirely. But for the purpose of this post, we're going to call it Rock, Paper, Scissors.

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There doesn't seem to be a definitive answer.

Let it be known that Rock Paper Scissors will always be played one, two, three, SHOOT! Never ever just one, two, three.

Rock paper scissors on the west coast is played on a 3 count. (One, two, shoot). That is all.

you're not playing rock paper scissors right if you go 'one two three' instead of 'rock paper scissors' at the start

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But even THEY don't specify which approach is the correct one!

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Just that "players must agree" on which approach they want to use. But how do they decide? Do they play Rock, Paper, Scissors on it? IS IT A NEVER-ENDING CYCLE OF FIST-PUMPING DEBATES?!?!

So let's settle this. But not with a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors, because we'll just be here all day.

  1. What's the right way to play Rock, Paper, Scissors?

    Correct
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    One-two-SHOOT!
    Correct
    Incorrect
    One-two-three-SHOOT!
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What's the right way to play Rock, Paper, Scissors?
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    One-two-SHOOT!
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    One-two-three-SHOOT!
 
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