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# Pissed Off Christof's Monkey

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Hypothetical situation whereby a monkey is placed inside a large wooden crate for one hour (with 20k of bananas), that is suspended from a branch whose probability of decay is 50% per hour, under which is a fire, all of which is inside an extraordinarily large container.

If the branch decays within the hour, the crate and monkey fall into the fire, killing the monkey. If the branch doesn't decay within the hour, the monkey survives.

Quantum theory suggests that until the extraordinarily large container is opened at the end of the hour . . .

THE MONKEY IS NEITHER . . . DEAD OR ALIVE.

 — skinflaps, Jan 07 2014

The monkey should be alive until the end of the hour. Some of the bananas are in an uncertain state fluxuating between bananas and monkey droppings.
 — rcarty, Jan 07 2014

Swinging good time.
 — skinflaps, Jan 07 2014

A banana is placed in a box with a monkey that is trained to write BANANA with his feces on the inside of the box. The question: is banana in the box?
 — rcarty, Jan 07 2014

 At which point the monkey is neither full of bananas or not.

 Quantum theory suggests that until the extraordinarily large container is opened at the end of the hour . . .

 THE BANANA IS NEITHER . . .

INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE BOX.
 — skinflaps, Jan 07 2014

Yum, fried plantains. Sort of.
 — blissmiss, Jan 08 2014

Sauteed bananas.
 — skinflaps, Jan 08 2014

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