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further thoughts on cheating

In her article called Cheaterpants, a person I have come to know and love (virtually speaking), one PinkNinya Yammer-blastLil, muses deeply on the nature of cheating. You’ve probably already mused deeply on the cheating thing, having read my most recent of many articles on the art of cheating. At any rate, I loved what she had to say, and felt…

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Draw Something & the art of cheating

In his article in the LATimes, Cheating rampant on OMGPOP’s Draw Something — what to do? David Sarno writes: “There’s no real way to flag a player for cheating, or to ban or block them — or even to message them to ask them to stop. (Enterprising players, this writer included, have tried to use…

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Cheating for fun

It’s been a long time since I sat down with a deck of cards and played solitaire. So used to the well-ordered clarity and immediacy of computer solitaire games have I become that I had almost completely forgotten about the many charms and “affordances” of a physical deck of actual playing cards. Aside from the…

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an hour or two of deep fun with blue

We start with a game and then we talk about the kind of fun we had and when we had it. And then go on to the next game. You can pick the game we start with each time. You do that by : Clicking on the little plus sign that appears on the right of…

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The well-lived life

happy at last

There were many experiences that led me to writing The Well-Played Game. But only one was truly transformational. It was a game of ping pong between myself and my friend Bill. Here’s the story as I tell it in the book:There we were, up in the barn, playing with our brand new, thoroughly researched, ultimate…

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