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For those who play, you just lost the game!.

Journal it :D

For those who dont.

The Game (game)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The Game is the unofficial but ubiquitous title for a specific mental game cum viral social phenomenon played widely in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, and Ireland. Its origins are Variations have originated independently in many cities around the world. Some variations have been traced back as far as 1997.

Contents
1 Rules
1.1 Variations on the fourth rule
1.2 Further variations
1.3 Variations that involve winning the game
2 Scoring
3 Strategies

Rules
:bulletpurple: To know The Game is to play The Game.
:bulletpurple: One can never stop playing.
:bulletpurple: To think of The Game is to lose The Game.
:bulletpurple: When one loses The Game, one must announce to all present that one has lost. ("I just lost The Game!")
:bulletpurple: To hear about a loss is to earn thirty minutes to forget about The Game.

Variations on the fourth rule
Removing the fourth rule removes immunity from losing The Game. Alternatively, the fourth rule may be replaced with one of the following:
:bulletred: When one player loses, all players present lose.
:bulletred: When one player loses, all players present are immune from losing until The Game is forgotten again.

Further variations
:bulletpurple: If one does not forget about The Game, one can not remember The Game. Therefore, it is not considered a loss if constant thought is devoted to The Game. This can be advantageous as it can cause others to lose while keeping one's own winning status, but its downside is that dwelling on The Game may cause you to lose it more often.
:bulletpurple: Everyone is playing The Game, even if they do not know about it.
:bulletpurple: When one loses The Game, and announces the loss to everyone present, the listeners also lose The Game.
:bulletpurple: The game-loss phrase may be replaced with "I lost!", "I just thought about The Game!", or simply "The Game!"
:bulletpurple: If someone inquires about The Game a common request after a player's non-sequitur game-loss announcement a player must tell that person the rules of The Game, thereby enrolling the inquirer in the game (according to the first rule), often to the delight of the losing player.

Variations that involve winning the game
:bulletred: In Heaven, everyone wins The Game.
:bulletred: If you die within thirty minutes of someone else's loss, you win The Game.
:bulletred: If you unpremeditatedly lose The Game while having an orgasm, The Game is officially broken.

Scoring
Some players choose to keep score, others do not. Those who do use one of two scoring methods:

:bulletpurple: A player loses 1 point for every loss, and any other players present gain 1 point.
:bulletpurple: A player loses 1 point for every loss, and the other n players present gain 1/n points. If no other players are present, no points are gained or lost. This method makes The Game a zero-sum game.
:bulletpurple: Cheating in The Game is as simple as failing to announce loss of The Game. If players wants to keep score, they should be warned: it is quite easy to cheat at The Game, and keeping score will encourage people to do so.

Note: If you haven't yet told someone about your first loss, you've already cheated.

Strategies
The second rule makes developing effective strategies for The Game rather difficult; in fact, the very act of plotting strategies causes many players to lose.

:bulletred: One strategy employed by players is to force other players to associate common occurences or objects with the game. While this probably will not help the player lose the game any less frequently, it may make other players lose more often. For example, a player might, after being introduced to this page, associate Wikipedia with the game and hence lose the game on subsequent visits to the website.

:bulletred: Another successful strategy relies on the use of a time-delay mechanism to incite other players to think of The Game more than thirty minutes after the first loss. For example, the losing player may send emails or voicemail messages during the grace period, hoping that other players will receive them after the grace period is over. The messages may announce the loss, or they may be examples of the previous strategy.

:bulletred: Some players take delight in announcing their loss in a more nuanced fashion in order to cause frustration to other nearby players of The Game. An example would be, "What do football, chess, and Tomb Raider all have in common? They're games. You know what else is a game? The Game I just lost." Some players make a pastime of coming up with new ways of announcing their losses.
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:iconhitlerkiller66:
HitlerKiller66 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Fuck you, I won it because I just want.
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:iconsplashia:
Splashia Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
SCREW YOUUUU
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:iconsplashia:
Splashia Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was about to comment this... again. ._.
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:icondantetheflamehog:
DANTETHEFLAMEHOG Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I know and I can't find it anywhere
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:iconsaturnstormxd:
SaturnStormXD Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Nice.

I just lost the game. 
Dx
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:icontsubasathenightfury:
TsubasaTheNightFury Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
CRAP I LOST THE GAME!!!!!
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:icontehpgt:
TehPGT Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
pope stopped the game

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:iconspike295:
SPIKE295 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Student General Artist
WHYYYYYYY?!?!?!?!?!?!?
I've been playing this frickin game since elementary school and it TORMENTS ME!! XD
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:icona-cut-above-the-rest:
A-CUT-Above-The-Rest Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014
(( I was at an anime convention in the game room, where people were scattered around playing card gamers or Naruto (on Xbox) or tons of others games... {{I was playing something similar to DDR}} when this guy comes in and called for everybody's attention. We all stopped and looked at him, and then he said, "The Game." We were all like GAAAAAHHH NOOOOO! It was so funny ;) ))
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:iconnovus-feldspar:
Novus-Feldspar Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I lost the game. 
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:iconnekooow:
NekoOow Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Noooo!! I play this game... Holly sh*t...
I lost the game... 
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:iconshadetempest:
shadetempest Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013   General Artist
Well...

I think
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:iconninjacornpegasus:
NinjacornPegasus Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Damn it, you made me lose the game >:/
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:iconpizzaninja7:
PizzaNinja7 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student General Artist
I love this game. In crowds, I love to just yell "YOU ALL LOST HE GAME!" and everyone gets so mad! =)
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:iconlittleblacksparrow:
LittleBlackSparrow Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was winning for like a month.....
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:iconxinxian2000:
Xinxian2000 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
crud!!!!!!!!!!! I lose!
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:iconmavenlin:
MavenLin Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Student General Artist
WHYYYYYYYYYYY?!!!!!!!! I HAD BEEN WINNING THE GAME FOR WEEKS!!!!! :crying: rvmp 
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:iconvivafariy:
VivaFariy Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013
I lose the game!
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:iconshadowraiwolf09:
shadowraiwolf09 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Student General Artist
Uh...can I play the game if I don't understand it?
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:iconnekooow:
NekoOow Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yeah, you can.
You just have to NEVER think about this game, when you think about it, say "I lost the game" ... That's all! x)
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:iconbocipaci:
Bocipaci Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I lost.
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:iconf14ace:
f14ace Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013
When Chuck Norris thinks about The Game, he wins.
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:iconsamiferismyotp:
Samiferismyotp Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013
Oh crap I haven't lost the game in like a year though!! DX
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:iconfieryreddogteko:
FieryRedDogTeko Featured By Owner May 29, 2013   General Artist
But I just started D:
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:iconincompetentrainy:
IncompetentRainy Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
asdfghjkkjhgfdsa F***!
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:iconcybergothferret:
CyberGothFerret Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DAMN IT!
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:iconpinkpinga574:
pinkpinga574 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Student General Artist
FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!
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:iconblueranyk:
Blueranyk Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AH, dang it! XD
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:iconlocomore:
locomore Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
ARGH NUU I THOUGHT I FORGOT ABOUT IT FROM YESTERDAY....\
....

using to annoy people lolollol
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:iconcatsofanime123:
Catsofanime123 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
There's actually, like, more than 3 rules and some variations to the game in which I just lost?

Damn. Complicated
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:icongresildaofshadow:
GresildaOfShadow Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Darn. I lost the game.
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:iconkayanne21:
kayanne21 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, fuck.
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:iconway-gway:
Way-Gway Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Bitch, I ain't even playing the game.
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:iconwillem-the-drawer:
willem-the-drawer Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
shit
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:icondarkgothicrussia555:
DarkGothicRussia555 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconmuro1plz::iconmuro2plz::iconmuro3plz::iconmuro4plz::iconmuro5plz:
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:iconfieryreddogteko:
FieryRedDogTeko Featured By Owner May 29, 2013   General Artist
I thought that was real at first xD
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:icondarkgothicrussia555:
DarkGothicRussia555 Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:icontrollfaceplz: Ikr? :XD:
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:iconnekoninja-chan:
NekoNinja-chan Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you... I may or may not just have to crucify you with teaspoons.... But... I know know how to win~ Mawhahahaha!
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:iconpeacelover99:
peacelover99 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
dammit!
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:iconsagederp:
sagederp Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz: :iconthegameplz:
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:iconvoidbound:
VoidBound Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
Gosh Darnit! I was doing good lately!
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:icondannyman12:
Dannyman12 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
GOD DAMMIT YOU ASSHOLE DX
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:iconkiora-chan4:
Kiora-chan4 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been winning for ten years... without knowing.. until I saw this...
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:iconxoxo-deathly-kiss:
XoXo-Deathly-Kiss Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:iconbitchiownthegameplz:
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:iconiluvgaara3357:
iluvgaara3357 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
u all lost the game!! =D
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:iconbocipaci:
Bocipaci Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Kh... xD
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:iconsuper-gme:
super-GME Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
"I lost the game!"

"lol"
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:iconhiddenbehindshadows:
HiddenBehindShadows Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
DAMN YOU. xD
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:icondusk-rose:
dusk-rose Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012
grrrr! i made it for like over a year until now!!!!
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:icontabbycat1212:
tabbycat1212 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LMAO! I lost the game...Again. XD I've been playing for, like, 5 years.
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