James Edward Gray II wrote:
> On Oct 29, 2007, at 6:06 AM, Scissors Paper wrote:
> 
>> making a game for uni in ruby for the first time, called scissors papers
>> stone and wanted to know if you can find out what method your oppenents
>> are using before they use and and counter them.
> 
> This was a Ruby Quiz some time ago:
> 
>   http://www.rubyquiz.com/quiz16.html
> 
> James Edward Gray II
> 
> 

Hmmm ... reminds me of the old Claude Shannon penny matching machine. 
Isn't rock/paper/scissors the base-three equivalent of that? Anyhow, if 
you can find the Shannon paper, it will give you some clues on how to do 
rock/paper/scissors against a human opponent.