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Gilligan's Island Problem

On their return to land, the seven exiles from Gilligan's Island, as well as Gilligan's pet ape, are seated in a row for a welcome home meal. In how many ways can the eight be seated if Ginger is tactfully seated next to neither Gilligan nor his ape?

(Mandelbrot Competition #3)

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