# Two cowboys played a strange deathmatch.................. If you are one of the cowboys, will you shoot first or second?

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Two cowboys played a strange deathmatch.

DeathMatch Rules:
1. They both need to fire 23 bullets in total.
2. They will shoot one by one.
3. They can shoot once or twice in their chance.
4. The one that shoots last i.e 23rd shot needs to fire bullets at himself.

If you are one of the cowboys, will you shoot first or second?

posted Feb 3, 2018

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If one assumes that they are going to miss each other most of the time and that when they shoot themselves it's a certain death then,
Going 1st with a single shot and then doing the opposite of what your opponent does can leave the opponent with the last shot.

Shoot 1st.

Explanation:

You Shoot once.
Then shot opposite of what the other cowboy shoot i.e if other cowboy shots 2 times, you shot once and vice versa.
After 15 shots, bullet remaining will be 23 - 1 - 7(2+1) = 1
The other cowboy need to fire the last bullet

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