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  1. The Forum for Long Running Games with set player rosters. Also a good place for Chess games or Mafia.

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  1. "Michael" - Latest PS3 Ad

    In there time, Sony has come up with some genius marketing, and tbh this is pretty much up there as a tribute to gamers. Maybe nearly as good as "Double Life", but the fun is spotting all the cameos. mdWkKKSckNk

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 06 Oct 2011 09:12 AM
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  2. 'Design an Avatar for spitz' game/competition/whatever

    I can't find the right one, or create it (I'm hopeless at MS Paint etc). So, if any creative people out there have some spare time, I'd like to see your idea for an avatar I could use. Cheers. If you 'submit' an avatar to this thread, I'll write...

    Started by Trojan Man‎, 03 Aug 2010 12:23 AM
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  3. (Name Here) is too, hot! *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    Okay, one more today. Can you tell I am avoiding a long and arduous editing task? Please list famous folk you think are hot, and no one else does. Just the name, no other content. Feel free to add another as a separate post. I begin:

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 13 Mar 2009 03:36 PM
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  4. (Name Here)'s hot? Not! *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    Okay, need the name, just the name--no other content--of some well-known person most people think is hot, and you don't. I will start: Nicole Kidman

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 13 Mar 2009 02:48 PM
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  5. (Name Here), where have you gone? *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    Okay, no comment, just one name (please come back and add another if the spirit is willing): Name as actor (actor is unisex now, right?) that was once popular, but seems to have vanished. I begin: Dabney Coleman

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 13 Mar 2009 01:03 PM
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  6. 1119 M on D N F

    Dare we try another of these threads? 1001 A N 200 D for P G in M 88 P K 13 D in a B D

    Started by Julie‎, 03 Apr 2009 02:00 PM
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  7. 15 Years of the Playstation

    it's been 15 years since an innocuous grey box was released in Japan which has become one of the world's biggest brands. It has become part of everyday life and was a very large part of making console gaming a mainstream experience. It sold more...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 04 Dec 2009 06:19 AM
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  8. 2000's Trivia Questions!

    For my sister's NYE party tomorrow we're gonna have a game of Trivial Pursuit. The game I have is from the 1990s and consequently a lot of the questions are out of date. I'm compiling a newer set for people to use, related to events in the 2000s. ...

    Started by The Original An Gadaí‎, 30 Dec 2009 10:06 PM
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  9. 2009 NFL Offseason Thread

    A single place to discuss your team's needs, both in free agency (mostly done with) and in the draft (upcoming). After fooling themselves with the idea Kurt Warner wasn't just using them as leverage, the 49ers went out and signed Damon Huard. The...

    Started by garygnu‎, 12 Mar 2009 12:41 PM
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  10. 2011 MLB Spring Training Baseball omnibus thread

    So what's going on around the leagues? Give a team report, ask question, etc. Yankees: Didn't land Lee, Pettitte retired and AJ is still expected to be our #3. So Yanks are short a starter or two. I really like Ivan Nova and think he can do a...

    Started by What Exit?‎, 17 Mar 2011 08:59 AM
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  11. 2016 Baseball of Fame

    Congrats to Piazza and Griffey! Griffey broke Seaver's % record. (3 votes shy of 100%)

    Started by Erictelevision‎, 06 Jan 2016 06:24 PM
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  12. 2016 Olympic Games

    So, 4 choices of city. Chicago Madrid Rio de Janeiro Tokyo So which one fo these fine cities deserves it and will they regret getting it in a couple of years time. Considering we have had a couple of presidents, some royalty, prime...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 02 Oct 2009 09:30 AM
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  13. Red face 3 sport athletes in D-I

    I'm you knew many 3 sport athletes in HS, and maybe even college if you were at at smaller school. Can you think of any athlete who played 3 sports? (X-country and the two seasons of track are 1 sport)

    Started by Erictelevision‎, 26 Aug 2015 08:36 PM
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  14. 50-1 shot wins the Kentucky Derby

    I don't care about the races but that was pretty hot. Calvin Borel rides a horse that was purchased for $9,500 from dead last past horses worth $3,500,000 to the win. He won by over 20 lengths.

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 02 May 2009 06:56 PM
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  15. 7 Degrees of Wikipedia

    Each person tries to follow the path the person before them set out. You start with a beginning article on Wikipedia and an ending article. It should take no more than seven links to get to the ending article. If you think you have it figured out,...

    Started by Zuul‎, 27 Mar 2010 11:37 AM
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  16. 90s TV Game

    Don't read the other posts until you try to answer. How many of these can you match, then name? Match the characters to their partners. Then name their shows. Thomas S. Magnum Mel Sharples Sonny Crockett Heathcliff Huxtable Kate McArdle...

    Started by jali‎, 12 May 2009 08:31 PM
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  17. A baseball curse is lifted

    Whenever there's a discussion about cursed sports teams, my favorite one to bring up is "The Curse of the Colonel." In 1985, the Hanshin Tigers of Osaka won the Japan Series. The night of their victory, crowds of drunken fans were celebrating in...

    Started by sublight‎, 10 Mar 2009 11:25 AM
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  18. A Baseball fix as the season is being delayed at least.

    So for opening day and beyond while we await the season, a list of movies to tide of over? Bull Durham Eight Men Out Field of Dreams A League of their Own Major League Pride of the Yankees Bad News Bears (original) Sand Lot

    Started by What Exit?‎, 13 Mar 2020 10:17 AM
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  19. A Flash storytelling 'game'

    It's called Silent Conversation. It's sort of a platform game, but really it's a unique publishing format. You move around on words, lighting them up; sometimes they form into shapes that fit the description. Some words have power - they must be...

    Started by parzival‎, 12 Aug 2009 03:03 PM
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  20. A friendly invitation to find out about sabermetrics

    Rather than infect the main Baseball thread with a hijack, I'd like to explain, with a minimum of hostility, what sabermetrics is and why I value it so much. I've been a baseball nut for nearly 50 years, and I owe the vast majority of the...

    Started by prr‎, 26 May 2009 06:22 PM
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  21. A is not for...

    A is for B is for C is for D is for E is for England F is for G is for Gnome H is for Honesty I is for J is for

    Started by Mangetout‎, 27 Feb 2009 05:29 PM
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  22. A newbie-friendly minimafia on idlemafia.com

    http://www.idlemafia.com/index.cgi?b...6&page=1#48584 The game setup is randomly chosen from one of three possible setups as detailed below: 1 Mafia Goon, 1 Mafia Roleblocker, 1 Sane Cop, 1 Sane Doctor, 5 Townies 2 Mafia Goons, 1 Sane...

    Started by Total Ulla‎, 09 Jun 2009 02:51 AM
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  23. A Simple Game

    There is only one rule. Break it and you lose. When you post, it doesn't matter what topic you use; only that you do not break the rule. Recognize the rule and win. Simple, right? But what is the rule? I followed it here. Did you notice?

    Started by Zuul‎, 07 Sep 2009 02:19 PM
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  24. A very short sports contract.

    Well, it looks as though ex-England defender Sol Cambell has walked from his contract with Notts County after playing just one game of 90 minutes for the club. He was signed on a very big contract with the idea of improving the club overall,...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 24 Sep 2009 04:27 AM
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  25. Absolutely disgusting takedown in Tour of Turkey finale (cycling)

    The 2009 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey just ended a few hours ago on an appalling note. The whole tour had been closely fought, with Daryl Impey of team Barloworld holding on to a 1-second lead going into the eighth and final stage. In the...

    Started by sublight‎, 20 Apr 2009 02:46 AM
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  26. Action/Reaction

    I'm still trying to figure out the rules of this game. I'm not ashamed to be thinking of Rachel Weisz in the movie *Chain Reaction* with that dude. Action: Lock one of the sliding glass doors on a condo common area, when someone is outside...

    Started by Jizzelbin‎, 29 Jul 2015 12:35 AM
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  27. Adult kickball?

    There was a bit in "The Onion" today about a manly bar owner who lost his mind and sponsored an adult kickball team. OK, is there actually such a team, or is this just a shot at grown-ups playing softball and the like. And yeah, I could Google...

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 01 Jun 2009 09:18 PM
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  28. Akinator, the genie that IDs characters game.

    This game is interesting on how it learns from its mistakes when he fails to guess your character. I managed to make it miss with the Duke of Wellington and Professor Ochanomizu/Dr. Packidermus J. Elefun from Astroboy, but Akinator did guess the...

    Started by GIGObuster‎, 14 Mar 2009 01:06 AM
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  29. Alternative State Mottos *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    Indiana - Come for the nut logs, stay for our post-industrial happy-hour specials

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 20 Mar 2009 02:57 PM
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  30. Amateur Radio operators/afficionados here?

    My inner nerd is screaming this morning. Forgive me. I'm curious to find out how many Dopers/DoMeBo-ers are HAMs or amateur radio enthusiasts, for a few reasons: A) Just for the hell of it. Wanted to start a discussion B) Just for the hell of...

    Started by Tripler‎, 13 Mar 2009 07:41 AM
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    13 Mar 2009 09:07 PM Go to last post
  31. An OP writing challenge! Write an OP that will guarantee a trainwreck.

    It can be for any kind of board. Write the trainwreck OP, and tell us what kind of board you'd post it on to start some fun. (Not that any of us would ever do such a thing for real, of course. Let your inner troll out here!)

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 15 Dec 2010 11:51 AM
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  32. Andre Agassi drugs revelation

    According to his autobiography, Andre Agassi has confessed to taking Crystal Meth during his career. What is more surprising is that he lied to the ATP when they caught him during a routine drugs test. More on the story here According to the...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 28 Oct 2009 06:20 AM
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  33. Any Cleveland Indians fans who can you use some free tickets?

    For our anniversary, I bought my husband tickets for three games in late April. For those who don't know, he died in January. I don't want to use the tickets and would rather not sell them, but I'd love if someone can get some use out of them. ...

    Started by Julie‎, 25 Mar 2009 06:33 PM
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  34. Any XBox 360 Gamers? Wanna Play?

    I think it would be fun to have a Mellodome Rock Band (or Guitar Hero) contest. I personally own Rock Band 1, Rock Band 2, Beatles Rock Band, Guitar Hero 2, Guitar Hero 3, Guitar Hero Aerosmith, Guitar Hero World Tour, and Guitar Hero 5. If people...

    Started by pepperlandgirl‎, 10 Sep 2009 06:39 PM
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  35. Anybody here both play darts & pitch baseball?

    I play the former, but not the latter, as I'm a very special kind of nerd. I'm wondering how transferrable the skillsets are. Specifically, I'm wondering how long is reasonable for a skilled pitcher to take to become a skilled dartsmen. ...

    Started by Skald the Rhymer‎, 23 May 2009 12:52 PM
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  36. Anybody interested in joining a fantasy baseball league?

    My friend and sometimes poster here, M_Westerhutch runs a free fantasy baseball league on Yahoo every year, and this year she's having some trouble getting people to sign up. So I figured I'd ask here.

    Started by Taumpy‎, 10 Mar 2010 05:36 PM
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  37. Anybody watching the NBA playoffs?

    The Celtics win over Orlando last night means they are going for number 18. They scared me a bit, but I like their chances. Naturally, as a Celtics fan, I am cheering for the Lakers to lose to Phoenix. But, then, it's always nice to see the...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 29 May 2010 09:21 PM
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  38. Anyone else play the Zork browser game?

    Legends of Zork! It's not too bad for a time waster. I recommend reading this topic in the forums, and the FAQ early though. Here's one of my characters: Zabigail. (Looks like you have to be logged into your account to look at character profiles...

    Started by Zabigail‎, 28 May 2009 12:24 PM
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  39. Anyone here on STEAM?

    I finally built a computer capable of playing more recent games. I've wanted to play half life 2 since it came out, and I now I can. Of course with HL2, comes steam. And with steam comes online games that I haven't played since the first Half Life...

    Started by Brewha‎, 02 Mar 2009 09:50 AM
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  40. Anyone See The Marquez v Mayweather Fight?

    If there was any doubt as to Mayweather's status as best p4p boxer in the world, he certainly put them to bed on Saturday night. Marquez is a true warrior, with the heart of a tiger, but he didn't have a chance against Floyd's smooth skills and...

    Started by ivan astikov‎, 21 Sep 2009 11:06 AM
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  41. Are you ready for some football?

    Bears vs. Vikings on Monday Night Football. I think it's been snowing all day in Minneapolis...should be fun! BEAR DOWN!

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 20 Dec 2010 07:53 PM
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  42. Argh, I'm too old for this (football, the real kind, where you use your feet on the ball)

    So I've signed up with some friends for a 'korpen'-team. It's an amateur football league, with fairly lax rules, 7 v 7 on a small field. I know I need the exercise, but I can't just run. The boredom would kill me faster than any heart condition. ...

    Started by Claptree‎, 07 Apr 2009 04:14 PM
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  43. Ask a silly question...

    give a silly answer. Or if you have a factual one, you can give that instead. Here's mine:- If dogs have such a good sense of smell, why do they have to put their nose right up to a turd to sniff it?

    Started by ivan astikov‎, 11 Jun 2009 09:38 AM
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  44. Assassins

    So I found this cool game on the Fabulous Forums of Fathom, and I thought I'd bring it over. Copied, with some changes: Overview The basic premise is that each player has a target and is trying to "assassinate" said target by getting...

    Started by pedescribe‎, 02 Mar 2009 07:18 PM
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  45. Assassins in the Palace—Saturday on IRC!

    Since we've been having trouble getting enough people on IRC to play a game of Mafia or Assassins in the Palace on IRC at the same time, I've decided to try to organize it in advance. I'm thinking around 8:00 PM CDT tomorrow night, but that is...

    Started by Vox Imperatoris‎, 27 Mar 2009 06:46 PM
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  46. Assassins?

    Anyone up for a game of Assassins? Everyone who plays gets a word and a target. If the target types the word in any form, they're considered killed and the successful assassin takes on the corpse's word and target. But, and my but is very big,...

    Started by Inner Stickler‎, 31 Aug 2009 11:24 PM
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  47. Assemble the War Council: Strategery in 'Monopoly' is afoot!

    Yep, you read right. Strategery in Monopoly (the board game). Here's the scoop: My classes finish after about two hours, leaving us with a good few hours of "required" study hall. We don't really need a few hours, so we've found other things...

    Started by Tripler‎, 02 May 2009 12:04 AM
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  48. Athletes/Teams that mesmerize you.

    I was surfing around today, and saw that the NBA channel is showing one of the Finals games from 1996: Seattle vs. Chicago. I flipped it on, and there are MJ, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman and crew. Can't take my eyes off of this game, even...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 02 Aug 2011 06:08 PM
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  49. Baby Pitchfork dumpster toss Round 1! Photoshop time.

    Through a series of events in chat, we have invented a new game: Baby Pitchfork Dumpster Toss. The game is played in the alley behind a kwik-e-mart. Teams: The offense which has lacrosse sticks to hurtle the babies into the dumpster, and...

    Started by Gumby‎, 09 Sep 2009 04:42 AM
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  50. Band Game

    1. Go to Wikipedia, click on random article. This is the name of your band 2. Go to Wikiquote, click on random page. The last 3-6 words of the first quote is the name of your album 3. Go Google and image search the words that will be the title...

    Started by Cluricaun‎, 04 Oct 2009 07:23 PM
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