Monty by Jim Meddick for January 22, 2022

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Whatever happened to “sank”? Also flang, sprang, stang, drank, shrank, slank, and stank?

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    Kaputnik  about 1 year ago

    When I first encountered the game battleship, both sides would make their own grids on graph paper and play with those. Then someone came up with a fancy version they could sell. Of course, it doesn’t waste as much paper.

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    WCraft Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Please Mister Please, don’t play B-17…

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    drivingfuriously Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Grand Tour played battleship with real cars and two cranes.

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    tiprod1953  about 1 year ago

    Seems like a shallow reason to break the fourth wall.

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    ChessPirate  about 1 year ago

    When I was much younger, I wrote two computer programs to play games that were popular back then, “Battleship”, and “Robot War”. The Robot War one was more fun. Your player starts in a random part of a grid and there are some “Robots”, each of which also starts in a random spot. There are also numerous big “Rocks” scattered about. Each time you move, the robots all move toward you by one grid point. The object is to get all the robots to vector into the rocks and blow up.

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    mistercatworks  about 1 year ago

    I blame global warming (just kidding).

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    reedkomicks Premium Member about 1 year ago

    2016? Try 1970!

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    AndrewSihler  about 1 year ago

    “Most of the pieces” is a nice “tell”.

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    Impkins & Patsnozzle Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Is that guy with the ball cap related to Jarvis????? :)

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    christelisbetty  about 1 year ago

    I have the “travel” version around here somewhere, but no one to play with. 8o{

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    Out of the Past  about 1 year ago

    Sank his filing cabinet too.

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    Sisyphos  about 1 year ago

    Tough to lose a battleship-pencil sharpener, I guess. Or what kind of ship did it stand for, Monty?

    I hate it when gaming pieces are lost….

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