0696: "Strip Games"

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0696: "Strip Games"

Postby skylerdray » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:05 am UTC

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Alt-Text: HOW ABOUT A NICE GAME OF STRIP GLOBAL THERMONUCLEAR WAR?
Cracks me up as always. Strip monopoly is always fun.
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Re: Discussion

Postby Qaanol » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:06 am UTC

Strip Poohsticks will be played.
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"Strip Games" Discussion

Postby SocialSceneRepairman » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:07 am UTC

Behold my apathetic merging skills: The following 20 posts or so will not make much sense, but whatevs ~~Falstaff

Nice QC ref.

All right folks, who's gonna be the one to start strip Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma? How about me, Western Mass. (42, -72) geohash, next Saturday at four?

EDIT: DAMMIT. I thought I checked before I hit the button. All right, everybody outta the thread! (Also, added coordinates for geohash.)
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Re: Discussion

Postby Orborde » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:07 am UTC

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.
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby hypersoar » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:08 am UTC

Shouldn't that fraction be inverted?
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby feedme » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:08 am UTC

LOVE the alt-text :D

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby hamsterpoop » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:08 am UTC

hypersoar wrote:Shouldn't that fraction be inverted?

I was about to say it...
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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby Omegaton » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:08 am UTC

Qaanol wrote:Strip Poohsticks will be played.

I was quite amused with the Poohsticks reference as well, haha.

I wanted to check Risk, but then I figured it would be skewed by all the non-game google hits.

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Re: Discussion

Postby phlip » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:09 am UTC

Surely that fraction is upside-down...

Omegaton wrote:I wanted to check Risk, but then I figured it would be skewed by all the non-game google hits.
I had the same thought with Go...

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Snakes and Ladders: 2.5%
Candyland: 0.02%

Comparing "'Mousetrap' game" and "'strip mousetrap' game" to try to get a reasonable comparison: 0.0015%
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Re: Discussion

Postby jspenguin » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:09 am UTC

According to the formula, the value will always be greater than 1 -- the hits for "$game" will generally be a strict superset of the hits for "strip $game". If there are no hits for "strip $game", this will result in division by zero. I think the formula is inverted.

It may be fixed later; I've saved the original as proof.
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby wannabegeek » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:10 am UTC

n=0 would mean iterated prisoner's delimma doesn't exist but it's strip variant is a non-zero value?

shouldn't the fraction be flipped...

otherwise, LOVE THE ALT TEXT!

edit: scratch that last part, it's already been said. Wow you guys are fast!
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Re: Discussion

Postby Willl » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:10 am UTC

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 :/

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby nash1429 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:10 am UTC

shouldn't it be strip games divided by games? "poker" has more results than "strip poker"

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby siecraticmethod » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:10 am UTC

hypersoar wrote:Shouldn't that fraction be inverted?

Ha, I noticed that, and came to the forums just to make sure I wasn't crazy.

Well...I am crazy, but at least I was right about the fraction!

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby J the Ninja » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:10 am UTC

This comic is, of course, like all the others based on Google results, going to quickly skew itself from sites linking to it.

Also, "Strip Magic: The Gathering" doesn't sound like it could be THAT rare. I know some people I could envision playing it. Or would the rules be hard to work out? I've never actually played Magic.
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby Belisaer » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:11 am UTC

The only thing I could think of while reading this was:

"He is about to divide by zero, isn't he?"

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby epee1221 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:11 am UTC

Seems like iterated prisoner's dilemma would be pretty easy to set up, though you'd probably run out of clothes pretty fast.

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby FearfulFerret » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:11 am UTC

Yeah, seems like the fraction got inverted somewhere along the line. Otherwise, great strip. Or, you know, comic.

I've never personally played strip Magic: The Gathering, but I wouldn't be terribly averse :wink: .

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby nash1429 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:11 am UTC

nash1429 wrote:shouldn't it be strip games divided by games? "poker" has more results than "strip poker"

beat me to it while i was posting. damn

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby Kow » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:13 am UTC

I had a friend who would play strip uno over xbox live. Only she didn't have a camera, so it was just like, what's the point?
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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby Actaeus » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:13 am UTC

Calvinball: 1.07%.

That qualifies as "frequent" :D


EDIT: This seems to be caused by two things:
a) "comic strip" is closely associated. No duh.
b) Somehow, "full strip calvinball" is part of a long string of spam keywords that many spam sites have copied (judging from the results). I have no idea how this happened, but I like to think someone at Obscene Spam, Inc. got bored.
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby theduffman » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:14 am UTC

Putting aside the fraction issue, I appreciate the War Games reference very much
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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby pokoleo » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:14 am UTC

Win.
I found his source of inspiration.
viewtopic.php?f=21&t=9457

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby BlazeOrangeDeer » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:15 am UTC

Strip Conway's game of life lol
input a pattern and then take off clothing for each stable oscillating group?

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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby mmaluff » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:16 am UTC

Now I really, really want to play a game of Strip Settler's of Catan. And where is the link?

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby lingomaniac88 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:17 am UTC

And how would Strip Conway's Game of Life work?
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Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Postby mathrec » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:18 am UTC

How about a nice game of strip tic tac toe? I suppose it's still an exercise in futility...

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby skylerdray » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:19 am UTC

Strip nerd sniping, if it counts as a game.

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby J the Ninja » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:19 am UTC

mchainmail wrote:http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=9457

Win.


pokoleo wrote:Win.
I found his source of inspiration.
viewtopic.php?f=21&t=9457


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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:19 am UTC

It's the alt-text that makes this comic. ¡My cheese is bubbling!
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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby georgeby » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:20 am UTC

haha that's perfect timing, i was just watching the movie for the first time right now :D

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby Orborde » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:21 am UTC

Aaaaand...there's the correction. Hi Randall!

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby Omegaton » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:21 am UTC

J the Ninja wrote:Also, "Strip Magic: The Gathering" doesn't sound like it could be THAT rare. I know some people I could envision playing it. Or would the rules be hard to work out? I've never actually played Magic.

Nah, the rules wouldn't be hard. But I don't know anyone who'd actually play strip MTG...

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:22 am UTC

Kow wrote:I had a friend who would play strip uno over xbox live. Only she didn't have a camera, so it was just like, what's the point?
Obvious birthday gift is obvious...
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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby SocialSceneRepairman » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:22 am UTC

mchainmail wrote:http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=9457

Win.


I thought that was inspired by a QC strip, although I don't remember exactly what happened, just that someone made a comment that it would be hard to...um...something. Play? Understand? Remain clothed throughout? I don't know. I don't care enough to check. Fuggit.

Anywayyy...strip Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma sounds more than workable...it depends on the rules, though. This was my first thought:

c/c: Lose one article.
c/d: Remain fully clothed.
d/c: Remove all clothing, eliminated.
d/d: Lose three articles, or two if three remaining. (If one or two, eliminated.)

But that doesn't really work now that I think about it because you lose the iterative aspect...um...hmm. I'll be back when I've given this much more thought than it deserves.

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby helo darqness » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:23 am UTC

Any of you 20-somethings (or older) remember those "Co-Ed Naked_____" shirts?

Coed naked camping...FEELING INTENTS

Coed naked billiards..GET FELT ON THE TABLE

etc etc

reminds me of this for some reason

Ive never played strip anything other than "shower"

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby chocolate.razorblades » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:24 am UTC

This reminds me of the other day when the President was making his State of the Union address--I was talking about how there should be a drinking game based on it. Everyone takes a drink whenever he says certain buzzwords/phrases like "healthcare", "energy", "the state of the Union is strong"...

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Re: Discussion

Postby feedme » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:24 am UTC

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.


already fixed.

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Re: Strip Games Discussion

Postby theduffman » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:24 am UTC

I think the alt-text's War Games reference makes the comic, but I also lol'd at the Conway's Game of Life reference. How exactly would that work. Perhaps you could run a simulation with ten odd different colours. Each player would bet a piece of clothing on the survival of a particular colour. Each time your colour became extinct, you remove a piece of clothing?
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