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Interviewer asked me how to find the best move in Tic Tac Toe game.

We discussed several ideas and ended up playing Tic Tac Toe for nearly 10 minutes.

It turns out HR was keeping an eye and they had to interrupt.

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  • 12
    Nice move.
  • 19
    Gotta think that's a good sign for the interview.
  • 6
    The only winning move is not to play.
  • 1
    @Oktokolo the only winning move is to win! Change mah mind lol
  • 6
    Xkcd already did the work on that. 😋
  • 9
    @ScribeOfGoD
    Against a player who actually knows the game, the result is always a draw.
    There is not point in playing a competitive game wich has a predetermined outcome.

    Tic Tac Toe is the caesar chiffre in the group of strategy games: It qualifies as a member of the group (deterministic competetitive strategy games / symmetric chiffres), but has no actual use apart from being an introduction to the group.
  • 5
    @Oktokolo These days, Caesar is more used in salad than chiffres anyway.
  • 1
    The winning move is endless.
  • 1
    @Oktokolo

    The password to the most sophisticated AI in the world was the name of Falken's goddamned son.
  • 4
    So did u get the job? Give us an ending!!
  • 2
    @Fast-Nop
    I seriously hope not - although everyone knows that Soylent Green is people and there is something tasting like chicken in that salads...
  • 6
    @zemaitis Yes, got the job.

    It turned out that the interviewer did not get the chance to interview anyone for the next year.
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