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73 Post author: elharo 05 July 2013 12:22PM

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Comment author: [deleted] 09 July 2013 03:26:47PM 3 points [-]

For some value of "almost certainly". If you value one marshmallow fifteen minutes from now 0.95 times as much as one right now, and you're 90% sure you won't get a second marshmallow, you still are better off in average by waiting.