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(I've tried "search" and I've looked over the various forums, and I can't find examples of this. I'm sorry if I've duplicated a post.)

I like BUTTER but I don't like GOATS

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For people who haven't played this game, here's how it works in general:

First, the OP makes a statement of the form "I like xxxx but I don't like yyyy".

Then, players ask questions.

You can ask, "Do you like zzz?"

--the OP will answer "Yes, I like zzz" or "No, I don't like zzz"

--if the OP wants to show off his/her erudition and/or quick thinking, he/she will answer as much as possible with something like "Yes, I like zzz, but I don't like www" or "No, I don't like zzz, but I DO like www"

If a player wants to show off how well they understand the OP's rule, their query might take the form,

"I bet you like qqq" or

"I bet you don't like qqq"

The OP will answer as before.

If a player wants to guess THE RULE, he/she should put it in a spoiler. If it's wrong, the OP will expose the guess, along with a counterexample. If it's right, the OP will congratulate the player, and announce that the rule is now known. (Might leave the game in play, I suppose. How do you folks do this in MasterWord?

I see that in Masterword, the OP's responses contain all past queries and answers. That seems very humane. That should probably be done here, too.

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Wow, I like this game. I've seen versions of this before.

So should voltage start another one on this thread?

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Wow, I like this game. I've seen versions of this before.

So should voltage start another one on this thread?

I think so. I ain't sure I can handle it myself, but perhaps I can figure it out. :ph34r:
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damn yo voltage! I was about to say the same thing!!!

I like the middle and the bottom but I dont like the top!

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damn yo voltage! I was about to say the same thing!!!
I like the middle and the bottom but I dont like the top!

I think crazypainter is volunteering to start one!

Do you like FILLINGS?

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Do you like parcheesi?

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Well I think I can handle this so lets see if you can get this one

I like FILLINGS but I don't like CAKE

I like BLACKJACK but I don't like PARCHEESI

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do you like TOMATO?

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Do you like LINKINLOGS?

If so maybe the rule is

you like words that contian at least two sets of double letters whether the letters or sets of letters are consecutive or not. such as ex: "caabbd" contains two sets of double letters consectively where as "babded","abbded","dbabde" contian two sets of double letters where the doubled letters are not consecutive.

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I like FILLINGS but I don't like CAKE

I like BLACKJACK but I don't like PARCHEESI

I like CUCUMBER but I don't like TOMATO

I like LINKINLOGS but I don't like LEGO

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If so maybe the rule is

you like words that contian at least two sets of double letters whether the letters or sets of letters are consecutive or not. such as ex: "caabbd" contains two sets of double letters consectively where as "babded","abbded","dbabde" contian two sets of double letters where the doubled letters are not consecutive.

Nope, not that

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<br />Nope, not that<br />
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close at all? or way off?

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Don't have a clue what you are talking about, so no.

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Do you like Hammers?

I was talking about my rule. Am I hot, cold, on top of a volcanoe or an iceberg?

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I like FILLINGS but I don't like CAKE

I like BLACKJACK but I don't like PARCHEESI

I like CUCUMBER but I don't like TOMATO

I like LINKINLOGS but I don't like LEGO

I like HAMMERS but I don't like STAPLE

edit: I was talking about your rule as well. I don't get what you are saying and you are probably cold because you are thinking too much

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Do you like NUMBERS?

[spoiler='rule?

']does the rule have to do with double letters and/or multiple sets of double letter?

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DO you like Flowers?

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[spoiler='rule?

']does the rule have to do with double letters and/or multiple sets of double letter?

No

I like FILLINGS but I don't like CAKE

I like BLACKJACK but I don't like PARCHEESI

I like CUCUMBER but I don't like TOMATO

I like LINKINLOGS but I don't like LEGO

I like HAMMERS but I don't like STAPLE

I like NUMBERS but I don't like ZERO

I like FLOWERS but I don't like ROSE

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do you like MAGIC?

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I like FILLINGS but I don't like CAKE

I like BLACKJACK but I don't like PARCHEESI

I like CUCUMBER but I don't like TOMATO

I like LINKINLOGS but I don't like LEGO

I like HAMMERS but I don't like STAPLE

I like NUMBERS but I don't like ZERO

I like FLOWERS but I don't like ROSE

I like MAGIC but I don't like ABRACADABRA

(Counter-example for Cyberspace's rule)

I like COPPER but i don't like TURQUOISE

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Do you like PERPLEXING?

Do you like STRENGTH?

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I like FILLINGS but I don't like CAKE

I like BLACKJACK but I don't like PARCHEESI

I like CUCUMBER but I don't like TOMATO

I like LINKINLOGS but I don't like LEGO

I like HAMMERS but I don't like STAPLE

I like NUMBERS but I don't like ZERO

I like FLOWERS but I don't like ROSE

I like MAGIC but I don't like ABRACADABRA

(Counter-example for Cyberspace's rule)

I like COPPER but i don't like TURQUOISE

I like PERPLEXING but I don't like PUZZLE

I like STRENGTH but I don't like MUSCLE

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Posted · Report post

I'm loving your witty examples!

You like any word that doesn't end in a vowel.

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Thank you Captain Ed.

And you are correct, I don't like any word that ends in a vowel. It was very difficult to think of words that ended in vowels for my examples but that is what made it fun. Feel free to take the next one unless you would like to let someone else try

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I agree, it is fun trying to make examples relevant to the queries! And then they're fun for us readers! Thanks for a fun puzzle.

I'm not in a good position right now. Somebody else please dive in and start a new one.

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good one. :D I was stumped. :dry: *glares at self*

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