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Playing the prisoner's dilemma I chose "cooperate" about 5 times and then I quit the game. I had no desire to compete with Serendip, especially over virtual coins. There was no variation in the scoring so I figured no matter what I chose, cooperate or compete, the scores would remain equal. I don't think the prisoner's dilemma has much of a place in my life. At least 9/10 I will always chose to cooperate vs. compete. I would much rather put myself at a disadvantage knowing I am trying to cooperate. Even if I was guaranteed to win by clicking compete I wouldn't. 


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