Terms that Start with “P” Letter
There are - 55 - terms.
A succession of events, each of which depends on the preceding event. The probability of the entire parlay is equal to the product of the probabilities of the individual events.
A prime of fewer than six consecutive points (2). Compare: Full Prime.
Partner for the Box
Chouettes with a large number of players often permit the box to take a partner. The partnership is offered in rotation, starting with the captain and moving on down the line. If no one offers to be the box's partner, a partner may be chosen by lot from among the team members other than the captain.
To play safe in the current position but risk greater danger later in the game. Compare: Pay Now. See: Pay-Now-or-Pay-Later Decision.
To take an immediate risk (such as leaving a shot) to avoid the prospect of a more serious risk later in the game. Compare: Pay Later. See: Pay-Now-or-Pay-Later Decision.
[From a 1980's television commercial for FRAM oil filters which showed a ruined car engine and a mechanic who quipped: "You can pay me now, or you can pay me later."] The problem of whether to take a modest but definite risk on the current turn or wait and perhaps take a more serious risk in the future.