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Questions with an objective win criterion, but no strategy to achieve it

This was originally a comment, but it became too big. It doesn't provide a single answer per se, but more of a collection of ideas. First of all, I think I disagree with there’s nothing I can do ...
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This is not possible I'm afraid, unless SE decides to add that feature network-wide. PPCG is a small community compared to SO, SU and the like, so I think we'll have a hard time convincing the ...
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Can I give someone else my answer for a Answer chaining question?

The point of answer-chaining is that the challenge comes from the constraints imposed by the previous answer. The existence of a rule prohibiting two consecutive answers by the same person reinforces ...
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What answer-chaining scoring criteria promote collaboration?

Second-to-last answer This is (to my knowledge) basically the "standard" for answer-chaining. Essentially, the overall goal of answer chaining is to make the chain as long as possible, but ...
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Questions with an objective win criterion, but no strategy to achieve it

There is a strategy to win. Consider a KoTH where you won by making trades with other bots. By itself, the bot can't do anything to win. However, if you make the assumption that other bots will want ...
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