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Self-Referential Title Mentioning Comments on Song

Link leading to YouTube video of Da Vinci's Notebook's "Title of the Song". Link leading to YouTube comments. [more inside]
posted by WalterMitty on Sep 4, 2011 - 22 comments

This is the title of this post.

- This is the Title of this Story
- Self-reference in 'Self-reference in...'
- This is Not the Title of this Essay
- How I explained infodumps and saved humanity [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jan 24, 2008 - 74 comments

Nomic is a game where modifying the game is the game.

Nomic, as introduced by inventor Peter Suber (homepage): a game of self-modification—every move is an attempt to alter the rules governing how the game is played. Further from wikipedia. [A great deal more within.]
posted by cortex on Aug 27, 2007 - 59 comments

Let S be the set of all sets that don't contain themselves. Does S contain itself?

This link, which you are no longer looking at, will take you to a pretty cool essay.
posted by Citizen Premier on Aug 27, 2005 - 48 comments

Self-Link?

Self-Referential Aptitude Test
To help to keep our MetaMinds off politics, a recently rediscovered (circa 2002) puzzle from DrunkMenWorkHere.org, who also bring us a version of Internet Qix.
via FunkyMelter.
Give up? Answer key here.

posted by wendell on Sep 3, 2004 - 12 comments

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