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Rotating Philosophers Problem

Can you help the philosophers find a good place to sit before they get five forks and spaghetti?

Start file
Socrates Voltaire Descartes Plato
End file
Socrates Voltaire Descartes Plato Konfuzius
Konfuzius Socrates Voltaire Descartes Plato
Plato Konfuzius Socrates Voltaire Descartes
Descartes Plato Konfuzius Socrates Voltaire
Voltaire Descartes Plato Konfuzius Socrates

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< Socrates Voltaire Descartes Plato
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> Socrates Voltaire Descartes Plato Konfuzius
> Konfuzius Socrates Voltaire Descartes Plato
> Plato Konfuzius Socrates Voltaire Descartes
> Descartes Plato Konfuzius Socrates Voltaire
> Voltaire Descartes Plato Konfuzius Socrates

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Solutions by @gumnos:
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#2 - Tim Chase / @gumnos

01/18/2011 at 01:10AM

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#>31 - Tim Chase / @gumnos

01/17/2011 at 10:42PM

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#>81 - Tim Chase / @gumnos

01/17/2011 at 10:28PM