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Posted: 04 August 2005 11:51 AM   [ Ignore ]
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In April, according to a New York Times story, when a Japanese art collector sought to choose between Sotheby’s and Christie’s auction houses to handle a sale (which ultimately brought in $17.8 million) and quixotically asked the two houses to play rock-paper-scissors for the privilege, Sotheby’s lost out on the eventual $2.3 million commission by choosing paper.

A Christie’s executive quoted one of his 11-year-old daughters: “Everybody knows you always start with scissors.”

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Posted: 04 August 2005 02:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Oh, I always started with Rock.  If I were Sothebys, I would have won.

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Posted: 05 August 2005 12:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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That’s hilarious! Maybe we could end war by making the leaders to rock off to settle the argument!

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Posted: 05 August 2005 12:34 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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that is funny….i have always heard it called Rochambeau tho…dont know if thats spelled right since i have only heard it spoken…sounds like Ro—Sham—Bo….am i just a retard or has anyone else heard it called this?

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Posted: 05 August 2005 12:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I’d never heard it called this until I saw an episode of South Park where they played it (just a tad differently)

Cartman: Well, guess we’ll have to roshambo for it.

Pip: What do you mean?

Cartman: Well, first I kick you in the nuts as hard as I can, then you kick me in the nuts as hard as you can. And we keep going back and forth until somebody falls. The last one standing gets the arrowhead.

Pip: Oh, I uh well, I suppose if I must.

Cartman: Ok, ready? I’ll go first.

Cartman winds up.

Cartman: Eh.

Cartman kicks Pip square in the nuts.

Pip: Ooohhhhhh!!!

Pip starts coughing in pain.

Pip: Well, I, I guess you win.

Cartman: Oh, I don’t care, you can have the stupid arrowhead, I don’t want it.


I didn’t know it was rock-paper-scissors until a friend of mine informed me.  I told him he could play his way, and I’d play my way.

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Posted: 09 August 2005 10:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Chuck - 05 August 2005 04:34 PM

that is funny….i have always heard it called Rochambeau tho…dont know if thats spelled right since i have only heard it spoken…sounds like Ro—Sham—Bo….am i just a retard or has anyone else heard it called this?


It depends what state you live in…........It is used more up north.

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Posted: 09 August 2005 10:20 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I’ve never heard of Rochambeau.  It’s obviously something you just made up, Chuck.  (HAHA, UP CHUCK.)

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