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Make the longest string of movie titles

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Post by joachimt » August 16th, 2018, 3:25 pm

New game. Let's make a string of movie titles.
- Someone starts with a random movie title.
- The next person quotes that post and posts a movie title of which the first word is the same as the last word of the previous title.
- This goes on and results in a long string of quotes. Put a number in front of each next title.
- You can't quote yourself. After someone else has posted something, you can post again.
- The string dies when nobody posted in 12 hours. After that anyone can start a new one.
- No titles with only one word.
- English titles of foreign language movies allowed.
- Since titles never end with an article, you can also ignore it as a beginning word (the, a, an). Therefor, a title like "The Godfather" isn't allowed, because it has only one word ignoring "The".
- A title can't be used twice in a single string, but can in another string later on.
- Although nobody can check this, please try to do it from memory and not by randomly browsing titles on iCM.

Got it?

In case you don't understand, here's an example:

joachimt: 1. 12 Angry Men
jvv: 2. Men in Black
Armoreska: 3. The Black Cat
jvv: 4. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
etc...

The point is to work together, so try to pick titles with words that are at least possible as a beginning.

Longest string = 64
Last edited by joachimt on August 26th, 2018, 7:22 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Post by joachimt » August 16th, 2018, 3:25 pm

1. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
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Post by joachimt » August 16th, 2018, 3:27 pm

I made one last edit to the OP: include a number, so it's easy to see how long the string is.
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Post by 3eyes » August 16th, 2018, 5:33 pm

2. The world of Henry Orient
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Post by flaiky » August 16th, 2018, 6:09 pm

(Wow, tough start 3eyes! I totally had to search for a film title)

3. Orient(al) Elegy
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Post by Caracortada » August 16th, 2018, 6:15 pm

4. Elegy of a Voyage

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » August 16th, 2018, 6:18 pm

5. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
I’m to remember every man I've seen fall into a plate of spaghetti???

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Post by 3eyes » August 16th, 2018, 8:09 pm

flaiky wrote:
August 16th, 2018, 6:09 pm
(Wow, tough start 3eyes! I totally had to search for a film title)

3. Orient(al) Elegy
I was thinking Orient Express (2 versions).

From Joachim's example I gathered that words prefaced by articles (The, A, etc.) are allowed. I'm wondering about foreign equivalents (world: Mondo, Welt, etc.)?

Guess I'll wait for a ruling before I play again.
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Post by Caracortada » August 16th, 2018, 8:14 pm

6. Sea of Love

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Post by joachimt » August 16th, 2018, 8:15 pm

3eyes wrote:
August 16th, 2018, 8:09 pm
flaiky wrote:
August 16th, 2018, 6:09 pm
(Wow, tough start 3eyes! I totally had to search for a film title)

3. Orient(al) Elegy
I was thinking Orient Express (2 versions).

From Joachim's example I gathered that words prefaced by articles (The, A, etc.) are allowed. I'm wondering about foreign equivalents (world: Mondo, Welt, etc.)?

Guess I'll wait for a ruling before I play again.
You mean: would "Welt am draft" be allowed after "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World"?
Let's keep it with English to begin with. If we're getting bored with it, we can always make it harder to include other languages as well.
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Post by joachimt » August 16th, 2018, 8:16 pm

7. Love me Tonight
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Post by Caracortada » August 16th, 2018, 8:21 pm

8. Tonight for Sure

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Post by albajos » August 16th, 2018, 8:22 pm

9. The Sure Thing

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Post by frbrown » August 16th, 2018, 10:05 pm

10. The Thing from Another World

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Post by 72allinncallme » August 16th, 2018, 10:21 pm

11. World War Z

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Post by maxwelldeux » August 16th, 2018, 10:38 pm

12. Z: A Zombie Musical

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Post by mjf314 » August 16th, 2018, 10:39 pm

A homework assignment for the computer scientists on this forum:

In the two-player-game version of "Make the longest string of movie titles", two players are given an arbitrary set of movie titles. There's no limit to the number of unique words. The two players take turns naming movies, until it's impossible to name another movie. The person who cannot name another movie loses.

Prove that this game is PSPACE-complete.

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Post by 3eyes » August 17th, 2018, 2:33 am

13: Musical chairs
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Post by Caracortada » August 17th, 2018, 6:39 am

14. Chairs in the Snow

EDIT: I had to look this one up. Against the rules?

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Post by joachimt » August 17th, 2018, 7:58 am

Caracortada wrote:
August 17th, 2018, 6:39 am
EDIT: I had to look this one up. Against the rules?
Not if you didn't tell. :whistling:
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Post by Caracortada » August 17th, 2018, 8:08 am

I was kidding. It's my favorite German short film. :whistling:

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Post by albajos » August 17th, 2018, 8:40 am

15. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 18th, 2018, 2:09 am

16. 'Dwarfs: Not a Fairy Tale'
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Post by mjf314 » August 18th, 2018, 2:40 am

17. The Tale of the Fox

I was tempted to say "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" but I didn't want to ruin it.

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Post by Hunziker » August 18th, 2018, 3:12 am

18. The Fox and the Hound
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Post by Armoreska » August 18th, 2018, 6:14 am

19. Hounddog (Hound dog?)

Had to check if a movie with this title exists though, turns out I seen it and it's written together. The other option was the Sherlock Holmes.
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Post by albajos » August 18th, 2018, 8:57 am

joachimt wrote:
August 16th, 2018, 3:25 pm
- No titles with only one word.

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Post by Armoreska » August 18th, 2018, 9:01 am

Last I heard that's not an actual word when written together...
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Post by joachimt » August 18th, 2018, 9:07 am

But the title is one word. Someone else with Hound? Or continue with Dog. I'm not that strict in this game. It's just silly fun.
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Post by albajos » August 18th, 2018, 9:29 am

I'll do the middle road. There's a Don Siegel movie called

19. Hound-Dog Man

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Post by Armoreska » August 18th, 2018, 9:54 am

20. Man On Fire
mus be easier than Man On Wire
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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 18th, 2018, 11:12 am

21. 'Fire in the Blood'
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Post by Caracortada » August 18th, 2018, 11:18 am

22. Blood Diamond

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 18th, 2018, 11:29 am

23. 'Diamond in the Rough'
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Post by maxwelldeux » August 18th, 2018, 4:13 pm

24. Rough Riders

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 18th, 2018, 4:22 pm

25. 'Riders of the Dark'
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Post by Armoreska » August 18th, 2018, 4:37 pm

26 Dark Knight
What if the last word is Rises? Can you then default to "Rise"?
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Post by frbrown » August 18th, 2018, 6:00 pm

27. Knight Without Armour

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 18th, 2018, 6:03 pm

28. 'Armour of God'
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Post by albajos » August 18th, 2018, 6:27 pm

I'll pick something I saw this month then:

29. God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

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