Saturday, November 10, 2007

Logorrhoea


Not content with flagging articles on zombie archaeology, Chas has also pointed me towards something that is—to me anyway—a combination of tetris and crack cocaine.

Here it is


I'm helping people by doing this, so it's fine. In fact, it might be the single most useful thing I've done for the world in years.

The hook? Once you get to the magic score of 50, the pressure only increases, because one wrong word—just one—and you're knocked back down again.

Or maybe that's the best thing. Either way, can't talk now. Got to get back to the rice.

4 comments:

Tristram Brelstaff said...

My score levelled out at around 46. I was tempted to cheat by using a dictionary but cannot be bothered. Anyhow, I must go an make some breakfast now.

Fretmarketeer said...

Very addictive! It helps to have enjoyed a classical education, be an American with a broad interest in history and possibly birds (falcate, pennate et al.)

Steve Bodio said...

Aaargh! Got fifty, got knocked to 46-- maddening. Addictive. Must go back...

dr. hypercube said...

I'd passed the link on to some teachers here - just got stopped in the hall by a student who told me that it's the latest craze among middle-schoolers (grades 5 - 8). Huzzah!