Russian Roulette Puzzle


You were captured and given one chance to escape with your life. You’re forced to play Russian Roulette with a 6-cylinder pistol. Each cylinder can hold 1 bullet. The gun has 2 bullets in it and the rounds were placed consecutively and the barrel was spun.

You took one shot and heard the click, luckily you didn’t get a bullet. You can choose to spin the barrel before the next shot. You want to live. Should you spin the barrel to improve your chances of survival?

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    Yes. Becoz ,revolving the cylinder leads weighted bullet cylinder to goes, if they shoot u hear click sound only. Hakuna matata?

    Pisces Starter Answered on 20th September 2019.
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    No, when you spin there is a 2 out of 6 chance you will get a bullet.
    There are 4 empty cylinders and for only one the next cylinder will contain a bullet.
    So without spinning you have a 1 out 4 change to get a bullet.

    CugelTheWise Expert Answered on 25th October 2019.
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