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    , MasterPie wrote


    Thread.Sleep(Thread.CurrentThread.ManagedThreadId * c);

    where c is verrrrrry large. Tongue Out

    No. Thread.Sleep guarantees that your thread will sleep for at least N milliseconds, but makes no guarantee about when it will wake up after that.

    Suppose that c is a million, and we have two threads with managed id 1 and 2.

    The first thread sleeps for 1 * one million milliseconds. The second sleeps for 2 * one million milliseconds.

    But in your code there is no guarantee that the first thread will start before 2.1 million milliseconds after the call. And consequently you still have a race-condition.