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TGGP5 comments on New Improved Lottery - Less Wrong

41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 13 April 2007 11:42PM

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Comment author: TGGP5 15 April 2007 05:14:34PM 2 points [-]

This idea is intriguing, but I don't know if it would be as popular as the other lottery. It can be hard to maintain excitement about something for a long period of time (with the regular lotto you can recharge between when you find out you've lost and when you buy your next ticket). You also couldn't gather around the T.V with your family/friends and their tickets, because you'd have to spend an undefined amount of time waiting.