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Bear Bibeault
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The chance that I will be correct is zero.
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A fine discussion of this is here, which I saw earlier today.

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Ernest Friedman-Hill wrote:A fine discussion of this is here, which I saw earlier today.


Whoa... that's not the same question! The question discussed over there has 0% for answer (C) which makes my answer wrong. Or at least not right. The question here has 60% for answer (C) which allows my answer to be right. Or at least not wrong.
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Paul Clapham wrote:The question here has 60% for answer (C) which allows my answer to be right. Or at least not wrong.

I'd say 0% is definitely correct for the above version of the question. It's only when 0% is listed as a possible answer that it invalidates itself as a correct answer. When it's not listed, it's absolutely correct.
 
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