Reply to 'The three-box paradox revisited' by T Ravon and L Vaidman

@article{Kirkpatrick2007ReplyT,
  title={Reply to 'The three-box paradox revisited' by T Ravon and L Vaidman},
  author={K. Kirkpatrick},
  journal={Journal of Physics A},
  year={2007},
  volume={40},
  pages={2883-2890}
}
I reply to Ravon and Vaidman's criticism (2007 J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 40 2873 (this issue)) of my classical implementation of a three-box system as a card-game. 
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