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  1. is one where a person has choices, but no choice leads to success

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 22, 2009
  2. If an executioner offers the condemned the choice of dying by being hanged, shot, or poisoned, since all choices lead to death, the condemned is in a no-win situation

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 22, 2009
  3. In pre-Reformation Europe, accused witches were sometimes bound and then thrown or dunked in water to test their innocence

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 22, 2009
  4. Simply put, this bleak situation is one where no matter what choice one makes, the result from choosing either one will be the same: nobody wins at all

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 22, 2009
  5. Less drastic situations might also be considered no-win situations: if one has a choice for lunch between a ham sandwich and roast beef, and the person in question is a vegetarian or is allergic, that might be considered a no-win situation

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 22, 2009
  6. Carl von Clausewitz's advice never to launch a war that one has not already won characterizes war as a likely no-win situation

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 22, 2009
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