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June 22, 2005 8:24 PM   Subscribe

prognosticate :: use your powers of deduction to predict what happens next in today's news stories
posted by anastasiav (7 comments total)
Seems to be more a tool to illustrate how cliched news reporting is than anything else. You can determine words by reading the stories using your best Walter Cronkite voice.
posted by Keith Talent at 8:49 PM on June 22, 2005

Um, I think that's the point.

(Er, I hope that's the point ...)
posted by damn yankee at 10:18 PM on June 22, 2005

Heh, that is just madness. It also shows how incredibly uncreative journalists are. Of course, I wrote an 8000-word dissertation on how pointless journalism education is, so I may be biased.
posted by SharQ at 12:28 AM on June 23, 2005

i had to do this every day, sans hints, in junior high.
posted by raaka at 12:30 AM on June 23, 2005

I think this is really [_____]
posted by runkelfinker at 5:28 AM on June 23, 2005

It marked me wrong when I typed in "their homes" because the correct answer was "their homes," (note the added comma).

posted by jpburns at 7:40 AM on June 23, 2005

It's not the comma that made your answer wrong, it's the fact that you entered two words instead of one.

Apart from feeling cheated out of that point, what did you think of the game?
posted by mr.prognosticate at 4:28 PM on June 24, 2005

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