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Postby Zathyr » Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:49 pm

This is a simple little game thread where one person posts a string of letters and the next person types out what those letters might stand for. They then also leave a string of letters for the next person to work from, and so on, and so on.

I've played this in the past on other forums, and I found myself kind of jonesing for it here, and I think some of you will find it fun. My standard rules for simple games applies - wait for two different people to post before posting again. Keeps the pace a lot more reasonable, I find. There are plenty of other threads to help spam up your post count if that's what you're looking for. :P

As far as the letters go, I find somewhere around 8 letters to work well, but longer or shorter is fine too (in moderation). Personally I often have a sentence or phrase in mind and type it out as an acronym to see if the next person actually guesses what I was thinking, but that's purely optional.

Small simple words such as a, the, of, by, and the like may be added into the acronym if needed, but try to avoid it. What the acronym spells out may be a sentence, phrase, something that sounds like an organization, headline, really anything one might use an acronym for.

EXAMPLE:

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby thinkslogically » Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:56 pm

I love big butts and I cannot lie!

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Davecom3 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:27 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby nikohl » Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:23 am

good job: delegating everything to be completed

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Orga the Strange » Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:31 am

Likely another zebra yelling

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby I'mBob » Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:28 am

The Huge Elephants who are Laughing Loud.


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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Zathyr » Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:57 am

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Thinkslogically, that was in fact what I was thinking! Well, Like rather than Love, but yeah. :)
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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby LooksAndSmiles » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:00 am

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I'm having trouble understanding the following rule:
[spoil]Small simple words such as a, the, of, by, and the like may be added into the acronym if needed, but try to avoid it. What the acronym spells out may be a sentence, phrase, something that sounds like an organization, headline, really anything one might use an acronym for.

Does this mean that such words should be included (i.e.: IAF = Islands And Fishes, instead of Islands (and) Angry Fishes), or that we use them sparsingly (avoid them wherever possible)? Organization names tend to exclude them from the acronym so are they applicable there?[/spoil]

In any case, here is an alternative:

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Zathyr » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:20 am

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I mean you may add them, optionally, even if there is no letter representing them. In general, try to avoid inserting them into the acronym and use only the letters given, but If you're having a hard time coming up with something decent and you find a small article would help, or if you think of something you find particularly amusing and it uses one, go ahead.

That clearer?
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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Quarg » Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:43 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Davecom3 » Thu Dec 12, 2013 3:09 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby I'mBob » Thu Dec 12, 2013 3:43 pm

I Didn't Order A White Cat!


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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Zathyr » Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:22 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Davecom3 » Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:18 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Wolfie » Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:56 am

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Nerre » Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:00 am

What do you grind cheddar allegorically for?

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Davecom3 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:29 am

Do Not Stop. Please Leave Now. Bye.

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Zathyr » Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:14 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Davecom3 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:27 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Mereneth » Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:11 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Zathyr » Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:42 am

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Davecom3 » Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:46 pm

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Zathyr » Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:55 am

(Let's see if I can't breathe a little life back into this..)

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby Lee » Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:04 am

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Re: Acronymphomania!

Postby DiesasaYoungling » Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:32 pm

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