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March 4, 2003 7:25 AM   Subscribe

The Rainman game. It's Friday somewhere, right?
posted by LittleMissCranky (19 comments total)

 
It's Friday somewhere, right?

... no?
posted by daveadams at 8:07 AM on March 4, 2003


Uh oh, fifteen minutes to Judge Wapner.
posted by SteveInMaine at 8:58 AM on March 4, 2003


Did you fart, Raymond?
posted by effer27 at 9:08 AM on March 4, 2003


a) 14
b) 16
c) 18

Actually: 50


Goddammit this game is retarded!
posted by Stan Chin at 9:19 AM on March 4, 2003


I'm an excellent driver.
posted by Armitage Shanks at 9:36 AM on March 4, 2003


My God, this might just be the most annoying game ever. My head was spinning after two tries.
posted by einarorn at 9:40 AM on March 4, 2003


I completely don't get it.
Am I supposed to?
posted by rhapsodie at 9:49 AM on March 4, 2003


yes, guess the # of matches displayed.
posted by xmutex at 10:33 AM on March 4, 2003


Rhap: You guess the number of matchsticks in a very short amount of time -- too short to actually count them. This game is great! I am dubious of the high scores, however. 69006!? I think not.

Hot water burn baby!
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 10:53 AM on March 4, 2003


Care for a bag of cheese puffs, anyone?
posted by LexRockhard at 11:17 AM on March 4, 2003


843. open your mind and gestalt the arrangement. the less you think about it, the better you'll do. my accuracy dropped significantly the more frustrated i got...
posted by erebora at 11:48 AM on March 4, 2003


892 - just kept picking the middle #.
posted by Nauip at 12:52 PM on March 4, 2003


Damn, I keep getting out by one errors.. Its strange how autistic people can do stuff like this, isn't it? (trying to stimulate discussion ;)
posted by Mossy at 1:32 PM on March 4, 2003


friday? I hate how steak n shake servers burgers 24 hours a day , they say "it's always dinner somewhere!". BUT they don't server breakfast 24 hours a day. I mean, COME ON!

I think flash friday is everyday.

I got to level 3. once.
posted by tomplus2 at 3:05 PM on March 4, 2003


apparently I have the idiot part down pat, and I am just trying to master the savant part now.
posted by madamjujujive at 3:07 PM on March 4, 2003


Not all autistic people can do things like this - in fact, most can't.
posted by pyramid termite at 4:32 PM on March 4, 2003


I'd bet almost no non-autistic/savant types could..
posted by Mossy at 5:03 PM on March 4, 2003


of course not, silly. autistics count toothpicks, not matchsticks.

having bonnie hunt drop them seems to help, too.
posted by rswst8 at 8:55 PM on March 4, 2003


Whew! That takes focus!
(only #10 on boards, though with 2566)
posted by vacapinta at 1:29 AM on March 5, 2003


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