I've passed the face-off game,
I first understood it as: the combination should be unique (between games)
so if I used 1-1-1 and bugeye used 2-4-1, then I can't use those two combinations again (but I can use 1-1-2 for example)
thanks to nWeCinematics I now understand the rules.
I still think that this puzzle is bad (less bad than I thought at first, but still bad)
In "Insult sword fighting game" in the first MI, there was logic to the insults. you had to learn the insults, but once you knew them, they were just the logical comeback.
"You fight like a dairy farmer" -> "How appropriate. You fight like a cow"
then, when you got to the swords master, all her insults were new, but still, you could choose the right comeback from your stock:
"I will milk every drop of blood from your body!" -> "How appropriate. You fight like a cow"
here, there is no logical rule, just "choose whichever face hasn't been chosen before"