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Postby Leisher » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:22 am

It occurred to me that someone who types letters recited to them could win almost every game with a partner.

As the host says the question, they could be typing it into google and just go based upon words that match an answer.

You get 10 seconds, which is plenty of time for Google. The keys would be the person typing and then your ability to quickly identify a search match with an answer.
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Postby TheCatt » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:37 am

I've tried googling answers, and it's worked about 40 % of the time. You dont have long to type, and it can be hard to get the write googlefu in such a short amount of time.

On the other hand, if you had IBM Watson...
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Postby Leisher » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:01 pm

One winner takes it all tonight at 9.

$25,000
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Postby TheCatt » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:14 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post One winner takes it all tonight at 9.

$25,000

0% chance of that being me.

Gravy's do $1k.
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Postby Leisher » Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:04 pm

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post 0% chance of that being me.


Actually playing will increase your odds.

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post Gravy's do $1k.


?
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Postby TheCatt » Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:17 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Actually playing will increase your odds.

How did it go?

Gravy is another app. They were giving away $1,000 in prizes (normally $200 on sundays)
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Postby Leisher » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:23 am

I got to question 10.

It took less than 20 questions to get to a single winner.

Makes me think Google is less of a factor than I thought.
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Postby TheCatt » Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:24 pm

Google's hard... try it.
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Postby Leisher » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:43 am

Have you tried letting Alexa listen to the questions?
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Postby TheCatt » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:48 am

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Have you tried letting Alexa listen to the questions?

lol. no. alexa's retarded.
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Postby Leisher » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:24 pm

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post
Leisher wrote:Source of the post Have you tried letting Alexa listen to the questions?

lol. no. alexa's retarded.


I've never used her. Who is stupider, Alexa or Siri?
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Postby TheCatt » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:57 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post
TheCatt wrote:Source of the post
Leisher wrote:Source of the post Have you tried letting Alexa listen to the questions?

lol. no. alexa's retarded.


I've never used her. Who is stupider, Alexa or Siri?

Google >> Alexa >> Siri
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Postby thibodeaux » Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:24 pm

You *can* google the answers sometimes---I've done it, usually one per game. But the question has to be pretty direct, like:
who was president when the international space station launched (google: iss launch)
what is "bibimbap" (or some other odd word)

If you can type quickly without looking at the keyboard you can pull these off.

What's harder is: which band's lead singer has an East African crustacean named after him/her?

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Postby Leisher » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:53 pm

Toto!
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Postby thibodeaux » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:51 pm

It was Queen, which I guessed, since I knew Freddy was born in Zanzibar.

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Postby Leisher » Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:37 pm

I honestly thought it was Toto because I was playing at the time. I didn't get it wrong, so maybe I don't remember my answer.
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Postby TheCatt » Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:13 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post I honestly thought it was Toto because I was playing at the time. I didn't get it wrong, so maybe I don't remember my answer.

Never argue with thib on trivia.

Well, unless it's about Qatar, Kosovo, or famous Jacques-Louis David paintings. :)
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Postby thibodeaux » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:11 am

Betcha I wouldn't miss those NOW

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Postby TheCatt » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:20 am

thibodeaux wrote:Source of the post Betcha I wouldn't miss those NOW

You should go back on! Ask for a redo
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