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Old 10-01-2019, 10:18 AM
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Return of the Feud, number 8. [Game Over]


Here are the rules. PLEASE read them!


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1. DO NOT READ THIS THREAD BEFORE YOU POST YOUR ANSWERS, lest you see the other answers. Scroll really fast to the bottom, or hit "end" on your keyboard. We play by the honor system. There is a chance you won't get in the game after it's gone to two pages, it's just the way it goes. There is typically a lot of chatter posts that aren't answer posts, so give it a shot anyway!

2. Object of the game: Try to think of the most popular answer, to get the most people matching you. Google is allowed, if you desire. Only answers that are "serious" will be scored. Joke answers will not be considered, as it is not fair to other players.

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Make your list look like the one above. No double spacing. No periods (except for the one following the number.) No quote marks, no punctuation if it is not necessary! No smilies! No extraneous bullshit is allowed. If you feel you must qualify your answer, do it AFTER THE LIST!

The reason this is so important is because I cut and paste all the answers, and I have to edit each answer to make them identical. It is a lot of work, so please make it easier on me. Thanks.

Scoring - All matching answers will be worth 2 points each. For example: If 4 people match that means they each get 8 pts for that answer. No matches = 0 points.

The game will end when we have 50 entrants, or when we feel that no more people are going to play. I'll score as fast as time will allow.


Good luck!

Fill in the blank with ONE LETTER only. Please list your answers as a word.

1. _ack
2. _ill
3. _ish
4. _ase
5. _each
6. _ast
7. _at
8. _ore
9. _ane
10. _are

Last edited by Bone; 10-04-2019 at 01:22 PM. Reason: Indicate game over per OP request
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:21 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:21 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:23 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:24 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:26 AM
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I bet #1 will be the conch.
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:29 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:32 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:35 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 10:47 AM
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Based on the large number of answers beginning with "b" and "c", I'm guessing I'm not the only one who ran through the alphabet on many of their answers.

"Let's see.. Bart, Cart, Dart, Eart... nope can't see any problem with that!"
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:02 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:05 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:08 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:39 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:44 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:48 AM
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Fill in the blank with ONE LETTER only. Please list your answers as a word.

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Old 10-01-2019, 11:51 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:56 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 11:57 AM
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Old 10-01-2019, 12:01 PM
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Old 10-01-2019, 12:38 PM
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Old 10-01-2019, 12:46 PM
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Quote:
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I bet #1 will be the conch.
I knew I was taking a risk putting in names for #1 and #2. Fortunately I'm not the only one. I am surprised that there are so many "back"s, when there are plenty of other possibilities: rack, pack, lack, sack, tack...
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:00 PM
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Pretty obvious what my strategy was, here. And I'm assuming that others used the same strategy, in which case we'll all be tied for some relatively high place.
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I ran all possible words through Google Ngram. Here are the most used words as of 2008. I'm curious to see how these will rank in the end.

(Spoilers so as not to include with final score)
SPOILER:
1. back
2. will
3. wish
4. case
5. reach
6. last
7. sat
8. more
9. lane
10. care


I searched both lowercase only and case-insensitive (to include proper nouns). Interestingly, the only one that had a difference was #9, where Jane overtook lane.
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Old 10-02-2019, 12:37 PM
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Pretty obvious what my strategy was, here. And I'm assuming that others used the same strategy, in which case we'll all be tied for some relatively high place.
Yep, for once I may place fairly high.
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I join the Chronos-Pepperwinkle tie! Curiously I had exactly the same list as Teuton (#28) before I decided the Chronos Optimum was a no-brainer.
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I count 40. This one is moving along nicely.
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Old 10-03-2019, 12:06 PM
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My answer sheet says 39. Including Labtrash. I'll double check that I didn't miss any.

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Old 10-03-2019, 01:39 PM
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