# Definition of “simple situation” is ambiguous

"Simple” situations (where it is easy to predict which strategies will be chosen by the different agents):

• Each participant has a strategy that outperforms all others regardless of the strategies adopted by its partners.

How can everybody have a strategy that outperforms everybody else's strategy?

• The strategy outperforms all other strategies (of the player), not everybody else's. – Giskard Jan 7 '19 at 23:30

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