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25 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 December 2008 05:41PM

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Comment author: Aron 11 December 2008 06:58:40PM 3 points [-]

And I believe that if two very smart people manage to agree on where to go for lunch they have accomplished a lot for one day.

Comment author: VAuroch 26 December 2013 11:00:31PM 1 point [-]

There is a pretty good method for this specific thing; where I saw it mentioned, it was called the Restaurant Veto Game. It goes like this: Take a group of people, and have any one of them suggest a lunch location. Anyone else may veto this, if they can propose a different lunch location, not yet mentioned. A location which goes unvetoed is a good-enough compromise, if the players are reasonably rational and understand the strategy of the game.