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Who's the Boss Game #2997

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Voting / Memo Discussion
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Discussion of Round #3

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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 07:29PM Oct 27, 2013

What are the big two strategy games?

eighsse: 3
hermygranger123: 2


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sciencestevencus


Posted: 07:33PM Oct 27, 2013

That's too broad to have an actual real answer, blue. Safety on eighsse.

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sciencestevencus


Posted: 07:35PM Oct 27, 2013

I suggest we get a majority on eighsse.

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SaraGracetus


Posted: 07:37PM Oct 27, 2013

Ok safety on eighsse.... I would say Stratego and Risk.

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 07:40PM Oct 27, 2013

I'd go with Monopoly and chess.

Safety on eighsse too I guess.


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max318tus


Posted: 07:40PM Oct 27, 2013

WRong. Catan is bigger. And more vicious. that is a very subjective question okay. Yes risk and yes stargeo but they lost there popularity now shift that to eurogaming setllers of catan and War hammer 40k Warhammer magic all are more popular that the 2 you are talkign about
- minus chess and checkers i will admit that but any toheres go agaisnt that just nope


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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 07:42PM Oct 27, 2013

Are we talking about board games or video games or both this round?

By the way, I think lissi is the rat because I don't think she voted last round, but she's still here.


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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 07:43PM Oct 27, 2013

Nope. It has a real answer. There are two strategy games that require more strategy than any other game.

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eighsseAus


Posted: 07:46PM Oct 27, 2013

Go and chess.

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SaraGracetus


Posted: 07:47PM Oct 27, 2013

Chess and checkers

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eighsseAus


Posted: 07:48PM Oct 27, 2013

Go and Arimaa.

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 07:51PM Oct 27, 2013

I was about to say chess and checkers...

What about chess and tic-tac-toe? I can't think of any other games. I didn't play much as a kid so all I can think about now is cribbage.


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eighsseAus


Posted: 07:53PM Oct 27, 2013

One of them is DEFINITELY Go. After that it could be chess...pentago...arimaa. No idea which one he's looking for though.

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 07:57PM Oct 27, 2013

I really think chess and checkers is the right one but go is also a good one. They're almost equal to each other in terms of strategy. Have any of you played cribbage before?

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eighsseAus


Posted: 07:59PM Oct 27, 2013

Go is faaaaaaar more strategic than checkers. To an exponentially immense level.

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 08:00PM Oct 27, 2013

Can you stop saying the word go? You're reminding me of things I don't want to think about.

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eighsseAus


Posted: 08:09PM Oct 27, 2013

Umm... yeah I can stop saying it.

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 08:26PM Oct 27, 2013

We're going to have to wait for the answer. Blue isn't on.

Edit because I forgot a period.


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lillyPad7891tus


Posted: 08:33PM Oct 27, 2013

I guess... safety for hermy. Unless we really want to clear someone. Open to changing, but logging a vote right now.


EDITED: Because I forgot to color it.


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eighsseAus


Posted: 08:36PM Oct 27, 2013

Something about the memos and answers just reminds me of max. So I'm going with max again.

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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:03PM Oct 27, 2013

eighsse wrote:
Go and chess.


This is the correct answer. I thought it would take you guys more time than that. Anyways, I was gone to dinner with my family.

Next question:

Candy, lollipop, inventory, octopus king


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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 09:08PM Oct 27, 2013

Candy box 2

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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:13PM Oct 27, 2013

Speaking of which, I'm playing it right now. Correct.

Which game can be solved with the algorithm: 2n-1?


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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:17PM Oct 27, 2013

Btw, has anyone figured out how to get past the castle's entrance w/out sponge yet? I'm trying to get the knight's body armor.

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 09:23PM Oct 27, 2013

I passed first then got a better weapon then went back and killed all of them.

Edit: I've already passed and I'm trying to defeat the teapot right now. Does anyone have any tips? It's been going on for hours.


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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:28PM Oct 27, 2013

got the body armor by sheer chance by using sponge.

How to defeat this foot...


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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 09:31PM Oct 27, 2013

Tower of Hanoi?

Just hit the foot for a while and it will wake up the dragon and it will give you three options.


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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:35PM Oct 27, 2013

Yes. It is tower of Hanoi.

roleplaying (although many fit this, one is more famous than any other)


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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 11:11PM Oct 27, 2013

Completely lost with this one...

Edit: I think it might be World of Warcraft or Final Fantasy...


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JayoAie


Posted: 03:31AM Oct 28, 2013

World of Warcraft seems likely, that would have been my first guess but I will go for Fable instead?

Putting safety on Lissi, she could be Rat or Boss given her absence so will go that way for now


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eighsseAus


Posted: 03:56AM Oct 28, 2013

Dungeons & Dragons.

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kmrutledgetth


Posted: 04:18AM Oct 28, 2013

Guys I suspect hermy. The boss said his favorite game was monopoly, and hermy was the first one to answer with monopoly in the questions.
EDIT TO ADD: And also, i have voted hermy for the past two rounds and still haven't been fired yet!


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max318tus


Posted: 05:35AM Oct 28, 2013

Pathfinder. D&D should have died in a hole with 4th Edition....

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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 08:01AM Oct 28, 2013

eighsse wrote:
Dungeons & Dragons.


As the most well known roleplaying game, DD is the answer.

Control the government with the power of oil in this game.


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sciencestevencus


Posted: 08:41AM Oct 28, 2013

Risk?

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SaraGracetus


Posted: 09:10AM Oct 28, 2013

Yelen's Oil? (I would also call it life ) I will vote for Hermy

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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:42AM Oct 28, 2013

Nope. Neither is right. And I honestly don't see how risk could even come close to fitting it.

@sara where'd you find yelen's oil? I can't find any reference to it on the internet.


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eighsseAus


Posted: 02:39PM Oct 28, 2013

Oil Tycoon.

I think Sara meant Yemen's Oil maybe? Like as if Yemen is literally playing the "game" that you are asking for. That's my best guess anyways.


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eighsseAus


Posted: 02:42PM Oct 28, 2013

No...no...Oiligarchy!

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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 06:52PM Oct 28, 2013

Ding ding ding! We have a winner! It is, indeed, Oiligarchy.

Riches to rags story: cookie manufacturer.


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max318tus


Posted: 06:59PM Oct 28, 2013

cookie world

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SaraGracetus


Posted: 07:12PM Oct 28, 2013

Um it is a name of a game I thought... that I found on google

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eighsseAus


Posted: 07:17PM Oct 28, 2013

We can't find it on google sara.

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eighsseAus


Posted: 07:20PM Oct 28, 2013

I think max got it, can't find any other games more similar to the description.

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SaraGracetus


Posted: 07:34PM Oct 28, 2013

Sorry I guess I made a mistake..... I don't know the answer at all

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eighsseAus


Posted: 07:48PM Oct 28, 2013

I winned.

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SaraGracetus


Posted: 08:01PM Oct 28, 2013

Winned?

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eighsseAus


Posted: 08:13PM Oct 28, 2013

Yes. Winned. The plural of winner.

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 08:35PM Oct 28, 2013

Yeah I'm almost certain max won. I could've gotten that one, but I was at school.

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lillyPad7891tus


Posted: 08:35PM Oct 28, 2013

Yes, because 'won' is TOTally NOT a word, right?

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eighsseAus


Posted: 08:37PM Oct 28, 2013

"Won"?? What a silly word. Certainly not. Only when you're talking about won ton. xD

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lillyPad7891tus


Posted: 08:40PM Oct 28, 2013

of COURSE. Yes. I feel so, so completely inadequate to be on a website full of people with intelligence quotients so much higher than me. My dearest apologies, good person.

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eighsseAus


Posted: 08:49PM Oct 28, 2013

It's all good, my friend. We all make mistakes. Maybe we don't all make mistakes THAT terrible though... *still can't help but laugh to self at the thought of a word as preposterous as "won"*

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hermygranger123tca


Posted: 08:57PM Oct 28, 2013

hermygranger123-eighsse
SaraGrace-eighsse
sciencesteven-eighsse


kmrutledge-hermygranger123
lillyPad7891-hermygranger123


eighsse-max318
Jayo-lissiclown


max318-?
Lissiclown-?


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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:38PM Oct 28, 2013

The answer was Cookie CLICKER. Sorry max. Eighsse gets the clue.

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SaraGracetus


Posted: 09:45PM Oct 28, 2013

Hmmm would never have guessed that.

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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 09:56PM Oct 28, 2013

The funny thing is:

look at the search terms. and then the results.


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eighsseAus


Posted: 04:07AM Oct 29, 2013

Lol I guess it's pretty clear if you search the whole thing... I actually saw Cookie Clicker in my research, but I didn't see why it was rags to riches. I thought you meant how you try to get rich in Cookie World, whereas in Cookie Clicker, all you do is click the cookie as much as you can.

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eighsseAus


Posted: 04:07AM Oct 29, 2013

I believe the clue points to sciencesteven being clear.

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eighsseAus


Posted: 04:09AM Oct 29, 2013

I hope you guys are voting honestly, that way I can't be fired.

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kmrutledgetth


Posted: 06:30AM Oct 29, 2013

I just tried that cookie clicker game, and it is SUPER addicting!

The faster I type in my password, the more secret agent-y I feel.
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extremebluenesscus


Posted: 08:20AM Oct 29, 2013

Riches to rags is one of the news ticker events in cookie clicker.

YAY! JUST BEAT CANDY BOX 2!!!


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sciencestevencus


Posted: 09:57AM Oct 29, 2013

Did we get a majority on eighsse?

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eighsseAus


Posted: 02:22PM Oct 29, 2013

Ohhh okay I get it Blue.

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max318tus


Posted: 03:53PM Oct 29, 2013

i play none of those gmaes... i am sad you didn't mention a eurogame

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eighsseAus


Posted: 04:34PM Oct 29, 2013

Honestly, the only games that were even MENTIONED in this round, that I have ever played, even once, are Monopoly, checkers, chess, ti-tac-toe, towers of Hanoi, and possibly go, like once maybe. And also Cookie Clicker, since I did click the cookie 5 times during my research.

So, it was mostly research that won it for me.


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sciencestevencus


Posted: 05:06PM Oct 29, 2013



I know what my personality is. I don't need a silly quiz to tell me.
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SaraGracetus


Posted: 06:11PM Oct 29, 2013

I don't really play many games.... come on boss....

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