Who remembers “The Lizard-Spock Expansion” episode of The Big Bang Theory? It was only when I watched that episode did I discover the alternative version of Rock, Paper, Scissors – Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock – and I am willing to bet I am not alone in this. And just in case you are still not aware of the Star Trek-inspired version (there is nothing wrong with that, really), let’s talk a little bit about the game.
Everyone knows how to play Rock, Paper, Scissors, yes? Rock beats scissors. Paper beats rock. Scissors beat paper. Now on to the alternative. This image says it all.