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Archive for August 2011

Hyperbole and extroversion

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Research showing that extroverts are more likely to make survey responses at extremes (such as 1 or 5 on a five-point scale), more likely to use words like "sweltering" over merely "hot", etc.

F---in' Do It Then

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Simple auction/word game for three players: two ("givers") get a random word and bid for the number of words they will have to provide the third ("guesser") for them to guess it. On success, the winning giver gets 2 points and the guesser 1; on failure, the giver who lost the auction gets 1 point.

Part of the Thousand-Year Game Design Challenge.

The scariest webcomic

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