0696: "Strip Games"

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Sokwe » Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:49 pm UTC

Being an avid student of Conway's Game of Life, I found this comic to be quite entertaining (so entertaining, in fact, that I felt the need to create an account on this forum just to say so). My roommate and I had a good laugh about it, but I don't think he would appreciate me "playing" in our room. Unfortunately (?) variations on this game don't seem to involve a reasonable number of people; it's either too many or just yourself. This reminds me of the alt-text for an earlier comic (505): "I call Rule 34 on Wolfram's Rule 34."

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby trueger » Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:50 pm UTC

Strip go! (Or at least Pente...)

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Ithinkabouttrees » Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:00 am UTC

I'm glad I am not the only one who got the "poohsticks" reference.
This just goes to show that I am not the only nostalgia freak here!
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Palpatineli » Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:09 am UTC

The alt-text is not true. I once played strip Defcon.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby DVC » Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:11 am UTC

I love that Randall thought to look up Cricket.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby acd » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:00 am UTC

libra wrote:Strip Freecell is boring.


perhaps try strip solitaire

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby murky » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:26 am UTC

strip oregon trail: cholera becomes arousing.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby MuToiD_MaN » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:36 am UTC

acd wrote:
libra wrote:Strip Freecell is boring.


perhaps try strip solitaire

Either way you can beat yourself when you've won.
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Guilbert :) » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:59 am UTC

The title text made me lol.

Strip 'falken's maze' :)

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Sprocket » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:07 am UTC

Ok, Seriously now, I want to know how strip Agricola and strip Settlers of Catan work. All I've got is "whenever you make a joke about wood or sheep, remove a piece of clothing"

I guess in Agricola - "whenever anything on your farm reproduces or gets ploughed remove a piece of clothing."
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby MSTK » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:15 am UTC

Sprocket wrote:Ok, Seriously now, I want to know how strip Agricola and strip Settlers of Catan work. All I've got is "whenever you make a joke about wood or sheep, remove a piece of clothing"

I guess in Agricola - "whenever anything on your farm reproduces or gets ploughed remove a piece of clothing."


Earlier in the thread, there was a link to a rather explicit guideline to Strip Catan.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Sprocket » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:47 am UTC

Gah! I only searched for the word "Agricola" cuz that was my real interest. But I think I have a great idea for that, which basically involves stripping in order to win (when good things happen) rather than because you're loosing. It being a game that comes down to a points, it would be an interesting matter of who was willing to go further than their opponents in order to win.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Fallen Angel » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:51 am UTC

The author seems to be under the influence of drugs. How else would he come up with this nonsense?
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Re: Discussion

Postby LittleBigSpoon » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:55 am UTC

Willl wrote:
Orborde wrote:That equation really doesn't make any sense. At least, not in relation to those n values given. I'll bet we see a correction soon.

Yes, fraction is definitely upside down :/

I'm glad I'm not the only one who noticed.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby teleksterling » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:24 am UTC

I've played strip uno with a group of about 20.
Longest night of my life. I became a much better player the less I wore.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Actaeus » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:49 am UTC

shalafi wrote:I have to say that I am happy to read that someone else has played Strip Tetris.

...and another never-before-uttered sentence enters the English language...


EDIT: I recommend using the logarithm of the ratio as a better way to index it; all the fractions of percentages bug me.
We'll keep it positive (literally), so it corresponds to rarity.
[0,2) is Frequent.
[2,4) is Rare.
[4,[imath]\infty[/imath]) is Extremely Rare.

Spin the Bottle: -0.31(?)
Poker: 1.58
Calvinball: 1.95
Global Thermonuclear War: 2.44
Settlers of Catan: 2.63
Poohsticks: 3.01
Tetris: 3.33
Magic the Gathering: 4.13
Conway's Game of Life: 4.39
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby David Karr » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:56 am UTC

Results 1 - 100 of about 1,110,000 for "strip spin the bottle". (0.53 seconds)
Results 1 - 100 of about 550,000 for "spin the bottle". (0.42 seconds)


Yes,

Results 1 - 10 of about 1,120,000 for "strip spin the bottle". (0.10 seconds)
Results 1 - 10 of about 550,000 for "spin the bottle". (0.13 seconds)

BUT

Results 1 - 10 of about 20,000 for "strip-spin-the-bottle". (0.13 seconds)
Results 1 - 10 of about 550,000 for "spin-the-bottle". (0.24 seconds)

Obviously any page that has the literal phrase "strip spin the bottle" also has the phrase "spin the bottle". There's something about the longer phrase that clearly is hitting pages that don't actually have those exact words in that exact sequence, with or without punctuation between words.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Sokwe » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:16 am UTC

Being an avid student of Conway's Game of Life, I found this comic to be quite entertaining (so much so that I felt the need to create an account on this forum just to say it). Unfortunately (?) I think the speculated rules and methods of this game would require an unreasonable number of players (maybe at some meeting on cellular automaton theory someone can get a "game" going). This reminds me of the alt-text of an earlier strip (505): "I call Rule 34 on Wolfram's Rule 34."

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby ManaUser » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:57 am UTC

This reminds me, In the early days of M:tG, there was a price list called "Wide Clyde's Guide". I suspect it was only locally available since it looked to be made on a photocopier. Anyway, at one point the "cover" (also a B&W photocopy) featured a drawing of naked lady—her modestly only preserved by her ability to do a fancy through-the-air shuffle—with the caption "Let's play Strip Magic!". But, based on these results, I guess it never caught on.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby David Karr » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:34 am UTC

Results for some games, in (mostly) decreasing magnitude of n:

Results 1 - 10 of about 21,500 for "strip scrabble". (0.09 seconds) 
Results 1 - 10 of about 7,710,000 for scrabble [definition]. (0.11 seconds) 
n = 0.279% (rare)

Results 1 - 10 of about 1,870 for "strip apples to apples". (0.13 seconds) 
Results 1 - 10 of about 946,000 for "apples to apples". (0.17 seconds) 
n = 0.198% (rare)

Results 1 - 10 of about 102 for "strip-pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey". (0.27 seconds) 
Results 1 - 10 of about 121,000 for "pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey". (0.15 seconds) 
n = 0.084% (rare)

Results 1 - 10 of about 1,330 for "strip dungeons and dragons". (0.55 seconds) 
Results 1 - 10 of about 2,150,000 for "dungeons and dragons". (0.35 seconds) 
n = 0.062% (rare)

Results 1 - 6 of 6 for "strip gurps". (0.11 seconds) 
Results 1 - 10 of about 829,000 for gurps. (0.09 seconds) 
n = 0.00072% (extremely rare)

Results 1 - 10 of about 119 for "strip stratego". (0.11 seconds) 
Results 1 - 10 of about 487,000 for stratego. (0.11 seconds) 
n = 0.024% (rare)

Results 1 - 1 of 1 for "strip bizz buzz". (0.15 seconds) 
Results 1 - 10 of about 59,500 for "bizz buzz". (0.28 seconds) 
n = 0.00168% (extremely rare)

The hit for "strip bizz buzz" was a page belonging to an outfit that apparently makes up "strip" games in order to sell videos of people playing them. On the other hand, "fizz buzz" gave almost exactly the same n as "bizz buzz", but the single hit for "strip fizz buzz" is a page on Ciao! with a long, rambling French monologue in which the author writes, "je perd au strip fizz-buzz."

No results found for "strip pico fermi bagels".
Results 1 - 10 of about 5,050 for "pico fermi bagels". (0.17 seconds) 
n = 0 (non-existent)

Your search - "strip fictionary" - did not match any documents.
Results 1 - 10 of about 35,500 for fictionary. (0.23 seconds) 
n = 0 (non-existent)

Results 1 - 4 of 4 for "strip bananagrams". (0.08 seconds) [but none are true hits]
Results 1 - 10 of about 391,000 for "bananagrams". (0.11 seconds) 
0.00102% (extremely rare), BUT three of these "hits" merely have lists of items in which one item ends in "strip" and the next starts with "bananagrams" (with no direct connection between the two words), and on the remaining page, I couldn't even find the word "bananagrams", so I think the answer actually should be:
n = 0 (non-existent)

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby David Karr » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:41 am UTC

And by the way,

Results 1 - 10 of about 20,000 for "strip-spin-the-bottle". (0.13 seconds)
Results 1 - 10 of about 550,000 for "spin-the-bottle". (0.24 seconds)

yields n = 3.636%, so it's definitely in the correct panel.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby mmaluff » Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:07 am UTC

I just saw the fraction being fixed! I refreshed it at about 12 CT and the fraction flipped! MAGIC!

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Actaeus » Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:08 am UTC

@David Karr: using your values and my -log10n index:
2.55 -- Scrabble
2.70 -- Apples to Apples
3.08 -- Pin the Tail on the Donkey
3.21 -- Dungeons and Dragons
5.14 -- GURPS
3.62 -- Stratego
4.77 -- Bizz Buzz
[imath]\infty[/imath] -- Pico Fermi Bagels
[imath]\infty[/imath] -- Fictionary
4.99 or [imath]\infty[/imath] -- Bananagrams

-0.31 or 1.44 -- Spin the Bottle
1.58 -- Poker
1.95 -- Calvinball
2.44 -- Global Thermonuclear War
2.63 -- Settlers of Catan
3.01 -- Poohsticks
3.33 -- Tetris
4.13 -- Magic the Gathering
4.39 -- Conway's Game of Life

EDIT: page toppa! Should I maintain this list?

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby MagFlare » Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:20 am UTC

Sokwe wrote:Unfortunately (?) I think the speculated rules and methods of this game would require an unreasonable number of players...


Good point.

Okay, alternate rules: every time one player discovers a period 19, 23, 31, 38, 41, 43, or 53 oscillator, everyone else has to remove an article of clothing.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Actaeus » Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:34 am UTC

Or: two-color GoL (with inheritance). Each player places a 5x5 (or similar) size arrangement of their color, and they let the pattern evolve.
If one color is ahead when the pattern stabilizes, the other player removes an article of clothing.
If one color is extinct, that player removes two.
If the colors are tied, nobody removes anything
If the pattern dies out, both players remove one article of clothing.
If the pattern oscillates between one color and the other being ahead, both players take a shot.
If the pattern can be proven to grow forever without bound, the players share a bottle of whiskey, strip naked and play "strip Twister", if you catch my drift.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Greyjoy » Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:48 am UTC

From now on, The Game is now Strip The Game. Now everybody take off your clothes, because you just lost.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby electrocuted toast » Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:23 am UTC

I'm curious...is alcohol a factor here?

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby silveroak23 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:34 am UTC

The strip prompted me to look up the data for Fluxx which in turn led me to this thread.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby browha » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:20 am UTC

Dunno if anyone's mentioned it but...

Strip Pokemon would have been hilarious/potentially disturbing.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby hicksbw » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:44 am UTC

Further, disturbing, results

Mahjong < 0.5%
Overclocking > 2%

Safe search is OFF.

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby EmilyR » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:32 pm UTC

electrocuted toast wrote:I'm curious...is alcohol a factor here?

Strip most things work best with alcohol :)

Vanilla, mono, straight ppl don't play strip poker/twister/bartok sober

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby WarMace » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:39 pm UTC

I enjoyed this strip so much I made a fanpage for Strip Podracing.

http://www.facebook.com/#/group.php?gid=464506925440

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Weimann » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:06 pm UTC

First post! Hi people!

Suggested rules for Strip Chess By Mail:

At the start of the game, both players choose 8 articles of clothing, dress in them, and send a photo of themselves to their opponent.

Each time your opponent captures one of your major pieces, you must remove one article of clothing, take a new picture, and send it to your opponent. You must wear the same set of clothes as you did in your first picture, except for removed articles.

Should you find yourself check mate, you must remove all remaining articles of clothing, take a new picture, and send it to your opponent.

Since there are only 7 capturable major pieces, you can never render the opponent completely naked without winning.

Optional rules for increased modesty:

# Since women's underwear traditionally consist of two parts, they are allowed 9 articles of clothing from the start.

# The King is worth only a regular article of clothing, or none at all, awarding only the win of the game.
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby johnay » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:18 pm UTC

"Strip Lawn Darts" / "Lawn Darts" = 41/117000 = 0.00035 = 0.035% (same with safe search or without)

"strip mumblety-peg" / "mumblety-peg" = 3/35400 = 0.000066 = 0.0066% (safe search)

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby johnay » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:21 pm UTC

"Strip Dodgeball" / "Dodgeball" = 2420/3120000 = 0.000776 = 0.0776%

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby johnay » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:40 pm UTC

"Strip Most Dangerous Game" / "Most Dangerous Game" = 0

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby johnay » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:48 pm UTC

"Strip Hide And Seek" / "Hide And Seek" = 43/3590000 = 0.0000198 = 0.00198%

"Strip Cops And Robbers" = 1/528000 = 0.000009 = 0.0009%

"Strip Cowboys And Indians" = 6/345000 = 0.000074 = 0.0074%

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby acd » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:54 pm UTC


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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby acd » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:55 pm UTC

or strip hopscotch ?

(better not, probably pedophiles would have most fun of it)

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby johnay » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:06 pm UTC

acd wrote:or strip hopscotch ?

(better not, probably pedophiles would have most fun of it)


I thought of that, and Strip Mystery Date, but declined to post them.

(Corrected a typo that almost had me posting "Stirrup Mystery Date". Yikes!"


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