Other Stuff

Other stuff.

Speech on the battlefield of life.

Brave, noble men and women of this world. Stand firm and march forward.

(Thought) On Faith –

There are those who need nothing to cling to; they are fortunate indeed but faith is a branch that is there to reach out for and grasp hold of if you ever need it.

A Copycat Race – Idea for new game/sport explained in story form

You could call it an 'offshoot' of "Follow The Leader" but in the form of a race.

A Hero Called Mortimer – A Little Play for Children (Redrafted)

Setting: The house (mouse hole) of Mrs Mouse and her children. A big double bed sits centre stage. Enter Mrs Mouse from off right. She looks anxiously around.

A Rattle Cone - Idea for a simple paper noise-maker

Step 1: Roll a sheet of A4 paper into a cone (Narrow at one end and broad at the other) Step 2: Fold the cone in half (Fold one end over onto the other end)
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Alive

Only when I kiss you do I feel truly alive.

Alphabet Game – Story Explaining The Rules

An idea I had for a mental boardgame. A race game like Ludo. I'm sure it works but I'm not sure how boring/fun it is.

Answer to “Room Escape Puzzle 2”

Here is the solution. Hope it makes sense.

2 Aphorisms

I have gone from believing that I am the center of the universe to believing that the universe is the center of me.

Aphorism (IP)

Tears are a great temptation but joy is our true salvation.

Aphorisms

Aphorism

Art Ritual – To Cast Out The Demon Of War

I've called this an art ritual. It's like a religious ritual but for purely artistic purposes. I thought perhaps it might be good for primary school kids to act out.

Names for the hours of the day

1 The hour of rebirth 2 The hour of oneness 3 The hour of learning 4 the hour of the sun 5 The hour of truth 6 The hour of wonder 7 The hour of compassion 8 The hour of awakening

The Counterfeit Money Spotting Machine - Idea for an invention

1)Every bank note has a different and unique barcode on it. 2)The anti-counterfeit machine, like a computer, has a record of every single barcode on every single banknote in circulation.

LEX - A word game inspired by Tic-Tac-Toe/Naughts and Crosses Also: Robo-tag Also:Abra-Card-Abra

Below is a Demo Game of Lex which should show you how to play it. Requirements for play: 2 Players (Player A and Player B) a pencil and paper and a coin for flipping

Robot Carers? NO!

I’m trying to appeal here to your empathy and your compassion and your love

Spell (A word guessing game for two or more players, played with coins or counters)

Round One - Player One: Can you guess my secret word? It begins with D. Player Two: Dog? Player One: No. D-O-G, that’s three pennies to me. The...

Lynx - A mental word game for one player

Rule 1 – Think of a word. This is your starting word. Now think of a word that begins with the last letter of that word.

Last Room Escape Puzzle

I think this might be my last "Room Escape Puzzle". I hope this one makes sense and isn't too hard/easy.

Room Escape Puzzle 2

I hope that this one is easier.

Room Escape Puzzle

I really hope that this puzzle works.

Aphorism

Why should the apathetic bother to speak? Their silence says everything about their position.

Tonight's Arson Attack

Tonight. At quarter to twelve. My wheely bin and my garage were set fire to.

The Spirit Of Peace Is The Eternal Victor

Silence shall always have the final word; silence and those gentle sounds like bird song and the trickling stream which Nature makes.

Some Proverbs

“On those who’re great of heart” – Man should praise the strong and agile heart, Those whose love leaps hurdles and runs miles; Those who, with bold hearts, score all loves goals;

The Christmas Dance (A dance for little kids)

There are lots of Christmas songs but no Christmas dances, as far as I know, so I thought I'd invent one.

Some music I made using samples.

Hope nobody minds. Not writing but some music I made using samples and vocals created by typing words into a Text-To-Speech synthesiser.

If all the world is a stage, why aren’t we putting on a show?

It feels wonderful to be part of something spectacular; like the making of a movie or the performance of a play or a piece of music and we feel proud or exhilarated when we hear

Proverbs/Aphorisms/Thoughts/Phrases/Words I can’t throw away

1) True happiness is our ability to deal with sadness. 2) The child that does not value its youth is like the child that does not pay attention in class-they will struggle with the test of age

Prayer for Madeleine McCann

Heaven, all seeing and all knowing, I beseech you; Look now upon the Earth and seek, with all your might, to find this poor, innocent child who was abducted.

Privilege: An Educational (Anti-Prejudice) Board game for two players.

Note: These game rules may contain many glitches that need to be worked out. Since the game only exists in my imagination and I don’t have a prototype, I haven’t been able to test it out.

Mind Reading Trick

Think of a shape. Any shape at all. Now. I want you to visualize that shape and also think of the name of that shape in your mind. Can you do that please?

Do you know?

Q: What kind of bow will always put a quiver in your heart? A: A rainbow, because it makes your heart tremble with joy.

Stuff 2: More Stuff – Whistling Stuff (plus more other stuff)

Please excuse my Stuff but it is a sort of a silly hobby of mine trying to make musical noises although I’m far too quiet and shy to make them in public. Backwards Whistling –

Wazoola – An interactive choosing Game for children

You are the Champion!!!!!! You take home the fabulous Wazoola Golden Bear trophy.

Questions : A short dramatic scene made entirely of questions

Mother: Did you have a good day at work? Father: Why? What do you care? Don’t I bring the money in? Mother: Why are you always like this? Why are you always like a bear with a sore head?

Thought

For every mistake you make in life, make a hundred right moves and then your mistakes won’t seem so numerous or so great.

Dragon – A one act Fantasy play

Scene: A Knight in armour and his squire are encamped on a hillside overlooking a burning village.

Prayer to the Living Universe (Personal belief)

*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Beloved Mother Universe; bosom of all love and womb of all creation. I am an organelle within a cell within the body of you. All that exists is part of you.

The game of The Star-Crossed Lovers (Game explained in story form)

“Would you like to play the game of the Star-Crossed Lovers?”, asked Karen. “The what of the what?”, asked Bill, thinking that it sounded like an odd...

To those who do battle against evil gods, remember (Inspirational Speech)

To those who do battle against evil gods, remember that there is no true god except love and when they turn the truth upside down remember that the...

St Conval (Sadly, I have the Flu at the moment but I invented this game while convalescing in bed)

Rules of St Conval: This is a strategic type of board game for one player. First make the game board by simply drawing round a 2 pence piece and...

"Power has two faces" - Words to accompany a 'Paddle Trick'

(Magician shows us a golden dagger) Men in power look radiant; noble and wise. They’re like this dagger; see how it shines and is spotless. It’s...

The Quick Brown Fox Trick

Pick one of these numbers: 6 1 5 2 4 3 Now, whatever number you picked, add it to EITHER the number above it OR the number below it and whatever...

Upside Down Magic Trick

Please think of the name of a colour, any one of the primary or secondary colours (no shades) and just think of the third letter in the name of that...

Disappearing cross trick (Origami magic trick)–

Put an eight page concertina (Zig-Zag) fold into a vertical A4 sheet of paper. It should now be divided by three creases into four horizontal...

Children’s Toy Idea – The Magical pop-up book box.

Simply, a box of which one of the inside walls (or the bottom of the box) is a pop-up book and, thus, when 3 dimensional objects unfold (as they do...

Zat or Zen – A purely language based form of random selection.

This is a type of verbal coin flipping/dice rolling that I thought up. Options are given simple code words so that the person choosing doesn’t know...

How to make a magical book for Halloween

1. Firstly, get hold of a book that has blank pages inside and an identical and completely blank back and front cover. 2. Secondly, print a title on...

"Square" and "Tower" - Two "Dice as building block" games

Square: Each player must construct a square of 4 dices by 4 dices. Before they add each dice to a square they roll the dice and then place it within...

Flash Fiction and Puzzle (The Switch + Invisible Man Puzzle)

-------------------------------The Switch - Flash Fiction----------------------------------------------------------- The criminal peered through the...
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Suggestion for a way to prevent child abductors from crossing borders easily + Suggestion of a Crime Reporting App

1.If parents were forced to produce evidence when going through passport control/customs that the child with them was their child (for example having...

An International Symbol for 'Help I've Been Kidnapped'.

There should be an internationally recognized symbol which means ‘Help! I’ve been Kidnapped’ so that an abducted person can signal for help. Perhaps...

Autumn Leaves- Autumn themed game idea.

Starting anywhere, players move a piece (shaped like a hedgehog, bear, badger, rabbit or some other woodland creature) clockwise round a circular...

Ideas for new Sports

Grabbit (An Outdoor team game) 1. There are two teams, the Rabbits and the Foxes and they stand at opposite ends of a straight track. The track is...

A Family Tradition

We don’t have many traditions in my family but one of them is ‘Boiled Dinner’. It’s not really a recipe as much as a type of meal. It was handed down...
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A WELL-WISHER PROMOTION: Free and unrestricted Lucid Dreaming Versus Costly and Restrictive Virtual Reality

Did you know that Nature invented virtual reality long before the computer was ever thought of? She gave us all the ability to dream and, to some,...

Click- Clock ( A Very Simple but, hopefully, fun Finger Clicking Guessing Game) Also: Game of Terrain

Game of Click-Clock 1. Player A gives Player B something to guess and three clues to it. These three clues must be a word clue, an action clue (mime...

Stay-in-bed day (A Celebration of hibernation)

On stay in bed day, it is customary to stay in bed, although one may also bring bed things downstairs and make beds in the living room or several...

Idea: Magnetic-Location of objects for blind people.

A blind person could find objects using the feeling of magnetic attraction. For example: Say that I was blind folded and three containers were placed...

The Game of LOVE

A strategic but romantic game based on matching up coloured pieces that go together Player A has 12 love heart shaped pieces : 6 pink (with pink...

Invention ideas: Laser Cane for the blind (also electronic tags for household objects).

Ideas: Laser Cane for the blind (Based on the already existing laser distance measurer). This would use the same technology as a laser distance...

The Merry Christmas Game (A game for 2 to 4 players)

This is a board game in which not only pieces move but players move as well: On the board is a series of concentric circles (Circles within circles)...

Prediction Trick Using Invisible Ink

You pre-write predictions in invisible ink on a blank pad (you’ll have to add some subtle identifying mark so that you can remember which prediction...

Magic box idea (Box with a self-righting inside) also "Avoidance" game and "Pound Rolling Game".

Magic box idea (Box with a self-righting inside) 1.Every side of this box opens but inside is a self-righting (like a roly-poly toy) sphere, with six...

Rotation (Children’s Game)

The Rotation Stick and the Object of the game: Players have an object called a Rotation stick that is like a combination lock in that it is a stick...

The Ladybird Game (a picture spotting race game) –

The Ladybird Game (a picture spotting race game) – All over the game board are hundreds of little pictures of animals, objects, famous people and all...

Sound Based Perpetual Motion Idea (Also: Possible Thermoactivated magic tricks).

Sound Based Perpetual motion idea: A generator converts sound (or vibrations) into electricity. The electricity powers an instrument that produces a...

CHASE– A chasing board game & TOGETHER: A non-competitive (and yet fun and difficult) board game.

CHASE – a board game for 2- 4 players 1. Pieces Required:Game board; ordinary six sided dice; (for two players) one hunter game piece and one quarry...

Ionocraft Ideas -

Electrohydrodynamic Thrust Craft/ Ionocraft (Ionic lifter) Ideas/ Some realistic and some science fiction (Most of these may not work but hopefully...

Thought

Isn't it odd that we would condemn a mother for letting her children starve but would not condemn a government or a society for letting children...

Neurofeedback Ideas and Anti-Theft/Anti-child abduction/Anti-Bullying Ideas

Neurofeedback headsets for animals – Neurofeedback might be a way that human beings can finally communicate with our friends the animals...

Targetus (Dice Game for 1 or more players) Rules and Demonstration (Also: Aeolian Dice)

1. There are 4 six sided dice – An addition dice (Red); A subtraction dice (Blue); A multiplication dice (Green) and a division dice (yellow) 2...

Money Idea: Magic Money Circle (or Cyclical pot)

Say that there are 11 people who each earn 100 pounds a week; they are the money circle. The first week they all put ten pounds into a pot and one of...

Idea: Accumulation Box - A kind of monetary pass the parcel

Accumulation Box: A sells a solid gold box to B who has a diamond. B puts his diamond in the box and resells it as golden box and diamond to C. C...

Random Thoughts About Time Travel

These are just Random Thoughts/Musings and may be utter nonsense. Hypothetical Idea: Time Penetrating Radar A time radar would be a device that...

Invention Idea: Quantum Entanglement Love Rings

Disappointed by the discovery that Quantum Entanglement communicators aren’t possible, I thought “How about the less practical but more romantic idea...

1-D: A one-dimensional strategy game for two players (Also: War and Peace Dice Game)

1-D (Game Idea) 1-D is a one-dimensional abstract strategy game played over the numbers 1 to 12 in which pieces kill either by addition or...

Mrs McGilvery’s Cat Game Plus: You and Me Game

Mrs McGilvery’s Cat Rule 1 : There are 7 characters and their order is rearranged as pieces are moved in a strategy game: The Schoolmaster; The...

Irrawaddy (fun game to raise awareness about the Irrawaddy river dolphin)

Pieces: 1 rectangular board for two players (although it could be a cross shaped board for 2 to 4 players) with a goal square at either end; two (1...

Kismet - Romantic Board Game For Two Players

Players place their heart shaped game pieces (one pink and one blue) on the starting positions at either end of the board. They then roll the dice...

Target - A line drawing racing game (Game Rules)

What is required to play: 3 six sided dice (One black; one blue; one green) 3 pencils (One black; one blue; one green) ; a sheet of paper. First a...

As an object approaches the speed of light, its mass increases, so…

As an object approaches the speed of light, its mass increases, so why not fire missiles that approach the speed of light? Then that increased mass...

Easter Eggs (An Easter game that comes in an egg box shaped game box).

1. Inside the egg box shaped game box there is one dice and SIX white plastic Easter eggs that wobble, like roly-poly dolls, but don’t fall down and...

An arm and a leg- Dice game inspired by the film “Monty Python and The Holy Grail”.

Players take turns rolling a dice. The person who rolls the highest number out of the two is said to have ‘Scored a hit’ and the person who rolls the...

Quadropus; One and Xob – Three Games

Quadropus – A team game based on Rock, Scissors Paper 1. There are two teams of two players. Each team is called a QUADROPUS. One is called Red...

Some Outdoor Team Games - "Passing Tag", "Gridtag"; "Lineball" and "Cavalier"

Passing Tag – There are two teams: Passers and Taggers. There are six on each team Passers stand in a circle.One tagger at a time enters that circle...

3 Ideas for New Sports

Chequer Tag – Chequer Tag is a game played on a red and blue chequered arena/court Players may not step on red squares. Players must move by hopping...

Dragon Tag

Dragon tag There are two teams of 7. The dragons and the runners. The dragon team stand in a vertical line across the field of play. There should be...

Power and Freedom – Strategy game for 2 to 4 players

This game is played upon a chequered board (10 squares by 10 squares) with light blue and dark blue squares. Every third square is either a 5 point;...

The Magic Rainbow Game (Plus: The Little and Large game)

The Magic Rainbow Game The Magic Rainbow Game is played upon a chequered board. All of the squares on the board are one of six colours, Red; Green;...

Combat: An Ultra Easy To Learn Card Game for two players (Also: Warriors - Role Playing Card Game inspired by Poker)

The combat deck is made up of 4 different types of cards – Block; dodge; strike; power blast and run. There are 10 of each type of card in a deck...

The thrilling game of NEXTA (also: THE CORE - Rotating circular game)

Rules of NEXTA: ROLLING AND SCORING: Player A rolls a six sided dice and gets a number (For example 3) Player B rolls the dice and a) If he can roll...

Random Clothing Ideas (Apologies for ideas that have already been done but I hope there's atleast one new idea among them)

Clo-Go – Like Lego but for Clothing- Clothing that clicks together so that kids can make different designs out of the ‘building blocks’ of an outfit...

Gem Guardian (Sword and Sorcery Themed Board Game)

In the game of GEM GUARDIAN there are two sides North and South. North always attacks; South always defends. At the beginning of the game, players...

Game of Uh-Oh – Chasing game with continuous role switching/Plus: The game of CRASH

Game of Uh-Oh – Chasing game with continuous role switching The Uh-Oh Board – The Uh-Oh board has 64 squares (8x8).8 of the squares on it are red...

And Will Our Feet In Future Times (from Blake’s “And Did Those Feet In Ancient Times”)

(At the time of writing this I was not aware that the poet Simon Welsh had written an Anti-Fracking version of Jerusalem) And will our feet in future...

Ideas: Branch of fate randomising game device/Also: The rules of "Numero" and "Icarus"

Branch of fate - Randomising game device A Branch of Fate is a tube with one entrance at the top but two (or more) numbered exits at the bottom and...

Aphorism

Socialists believe in people equally dividing wealth. Capitalists believe in wealth unequally dividing people.

“No More-No Less” (Non-dice rolling racing board game)

“No More- No Less” is a board game for 2 to 4 players. It is played, like Snakes and Ladders, on a board with a hundred squares (10 squares by 10...

Verbal – The verbal numerical game (and a verbal method of random number selection) (Plus Barricades game)

Verbal – The verbal numerical game (and a verbal method of random number selection) Method of play: Player A offers Player B a choice of two numbers...

Thought on Socialism and 'The Bill of Rights'

If Americans had only drafted a longer bill of rights and had acknowledged, besides rights such as freedom of religion and the right to freedom of...

Thoughts and Proverbs

"Anyone who doesn't love the Earth must have a heart of stone". "Wit is a firework; wisdom a candle; both can give light to us in our darkest hours...

TOM, DICK AND HARRY : a verbal strategy game loosely based on naughts and crosses

Tom, Dick And Harry is a verbal strategy game for two players Players take turns saying one of these 9 options – Tom Jones; Dick Jones; Harry Jones;...

Tempus Fugitive – Toy Idea

Just like Action Man/G.I. Joe dolls, The Tempus Fugitive comes with lots of costumes and accessories to dress him up with. However, The Tempus...

3 Outdoor Games and 2 indoor games – Base Balance, Tail Chase; Sentries; Playpark; Sideways and Colour Tag

Base Balance – This is a game involving bases and balancing. There is a square made of four bases. Each player starts on first base and has one book...

5 riddles -

Riddle 1: Tom stood in front of a moving train; the train was moving very fast and yet Tom was not killed or even injured. Why? - - - - Answer: The...

Lifeforce – An Environmental awareness raising, (possibly solar powered) action figure idea

Backstory: In a far flung region of the Cosmos; Arcadia, a sentient planet inhabited by a peaceful, kind, nature loving people is threatened by The...

Rodney Rabbits Counting Trick/ Also: Calendar of Absence

One day Rodney Rabbit was dividing up the carrots which he and his friend Reggie had picked. He told Reggie that he was going to divide up the...

Tick-Tock/Windscreen Wiper Optical Illusion Inspired By Scratch’s Feedback (Please Read Downwards)

\ T/ \ I / \ C/ \K / \ T/ \O / \ C/ \K / *Note: I don't know if everyone can see the illusion work but what you should see is the slashes in 'bold'...

Light Momentum Gun /Increased Mass Related Ideas/ Also New Material and Vehicle Ideas

Momentum Laser/Maser Gun - Directed Energy Weapon Idea A Momentum laser/maser gun is a gun which hits objects with the momentum/kinetic energy of...

Random Rhymes

Joy Joy in just four words, Sun; sky; blooms and birds. Joy in just four letters ‘Love’ , there’s no joy better. Rhyme for a lost thing Little lost...

Crush- a card game/ Also: Toy Invention Idea– The E-Mask (Digital Halloween Mask)

First a dealer shuffles the deck and then deals out a hand of 5 cards to every player. Colour Round:Now one of the players names a colour (either red...

Six Tongue Twisters And A Riddle

Mother Nature (Green tongue twister) Mother Nature nurtures many and men owe her as much as any. Sunday Dinner Sandy and Danny ate dinner on Sunday...

Word Ambiguities

The great Doublini (containing some word ambiguities) The great Doublini heard about a local talent competition and so, exiting his house, he entered...

Aphorism

Wasting time regretting makes your life worse than it has been. Wasting time worrying makes your life worse than it could be.

The Game of FREE WILL (or GOD'S DILEMMA)

This game represents the dilemma of solving the world’s great problems when people all want to be free individuals and move in their own direction...

Eros and Thanatos: Examples Of the Human Preference of Death and Violence To Sex

Below are some examples contrasting how people commonly view a sexual thing with how they view something involving death and violence. 1. Sacrifice...

The game of 2 out of 3/ Team Player- Team strategy board game/ The Sport of Moai Racing

The Game of 2 out of 3 - Note: After conducting a number of dice rolling experiments, I have observed that if you continually roll 3 six sided dice...

The Pursuit Of Happiness – “Whenever capitalism wishes to enslave us. It tells us that it is setting us free”.

The first great global machine was Capitalism. It was made by man but now man no longer has or wishes control of it, now it controls man and,...

Problem with the Golden Rule and my solution - “The Platinum Rule”.

The Golden Rule says, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?”. What if I strongly desire a person and would have them desire me; want to...

An inductive argument for proving the non-existence of something/ Also: The Optimum System

1. All things that we know, for certain, exist share a common property, property X (for example, they all conform to the laws of nature) 2. The only...

Score; Tock & Counter Racing (One strategy game; one racing game and one betting game)

Score- Points Scoring and Board Determined Strategy game – 1. There is a board that is 10 squares by 10 squares and there are 3 colours of square...

Logical solution to the poisoned cup problem from “The Princess Bride”

In the film The Princess Bride, Westley/The Dread Pirate Roberts played by Cary Elwes places two cups filled with wine in front of the kidnapper...

Four questions regarding the relationship between gender roles and Population

Could female equality be permanently maintained in an agricultural society with a high mortality rate and low life expectancy? Wouldn’t there be...

Idea: Password of consent

What if, in order to consent to sex, a woman had to give a man a secret password which he could not know unless she had consented to sex? This may...

3 games - Djibouti; In and Out; Six out of Six; Tween and Towerdice

Djibouti – Game 1. There are 6 cards; each red on one side and green on the other. 2. The 6 cards are placed in a horizontal line; 3 with red facing...

Questions about Polygamy/Polygyny/Polyandry:

Questions about Polygamy/Polygyny/Polyandry: 1) If a parent can divide up their love between several children, even between their birth children and...

The 5 Doors: A Complicated (sequential) card choosing Game/ Also: Can opener and can analogy

Behind five doors are hidden five things but you do not know which is behind which door/ They could be represented as cards, each with a door upon...

The Odd one out Paradox

The Odd One Out Paradox 4 people sit around a table. 3 of the 4 are scientists; one is not; the one who is not a scientist is a white, able bodied...

The game of Zebra- A Verbal Type Of Strategy Game/Plus: The Game of MazeWar - Maze Solving Battle Game

The Game of Zebra - Players begin with these 6 words – Black, White, Black, White, Black, White The players then take turns saying this but each turn...

Question about Karl Popper

Karl Popper said that a scientific theory can be refuted but never verified. But say that two people, one who thought the world was flat and one who...
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The Tiger Within Us All (Speech/Thoughts)

A tiger is a fire in the heart of Nature; the wild, blazing spirit of Nature that longs just to live and be free. If we let it die out then what...

Gambling question: I am confused. Someone please explain.

Team games between two teams, such as football, can only have 3 outcomes; win, lose or draw. So one should only require a betting syndicate with 3...

Easter eggs puzzle – a solvable puzzle

There are two baskets, a yellow basket and a green basket. In the green basket are TWO Easter eggs. In the yellow basket is ONE Easter egg. Problem:...

Some Ideas Regarding Nationalization

Zero Lost is Zero Cost If a person is made unemployed in a country where everything is owned by the state then any unemployment benefit they are...

The Time Travel Trick (Conjuring Trick Idea)

What the audience see: The magicians apprentice wheels a big screen TV in front of the audience and stands next to the TV. The magician then tells...

Sensor Hacking – A possible way of attacking robots/ Also: "Say When" verbal game of chance

Sensor Hacking - Robots convert sounds and visual information into data, right? So what if a sound like a piece of music or piece of visual...

A Probability Idea – In story form

Tom really needed to avoid rolling a six with the dice or else he would lose the game but how would he stop himself from rolling a six? Just then, an...

A thought regarding absolute truth

Since there is no such thing as absolute truth (since all truth is subjective and changing), it is impossible to say “It is an absolute truth that...

Some Riddles & Puzzles

Black and White Stones If there are 6 white and black stones ; 6 black stones and 6 white stones and 6 black and white stones then how many black and...

Some Random Money Spinning Ideas (also: some applications for the warping of time and space)

Technological and Internet Business Idea: Webhand - This is a robot arm/hand that can be controlled over the internet for various purposes allowing...

Chicken and Egg (an extremely simple Easter themed card game for 2 or 3 players) Also: 3 Guesses Board Game for little kids

Chicken and Egg (Easter Themed Card Game. Hope I've explained it clearly) There are 30 cards in the Chicken and Egg deck. 12 of them have pictures of...

The Riddle of the Two Cans/ Also: Impossible Boxes Magic Trick (That you can make at home)

In front of you are two cans; Can A and Can B. In front of you are also two labels, one which says “snake bite be deadly?” and another which says “...

Idea: Money Avalanche Machine/System (Also: How to break a Chocolate Easter Egg Easily)

Hypothetically, there is a machine that each time 100 pounds worth of pound coins is put into it, 50 pounds always comes out; always must, unlike a...

Logical Proof Of God's Existence

Firstly – Because you can’t prove a negative, evidence of Gods non- existence is impossible. Secondly – Because you can prove a positive, evidence of...

The Painter Riddle/ Also, The Impostoroid Puzzle

The Painter Riddle I was standing before my window one day when I saw a painter, sitting before a stunning landscape and yet only painting herself...

Why a secretive society is an unhealthy, unhappy and dishonest society

We learn early on in our lives that there are some things that it is proper to keep hidden, not to talk about to our families and friends; to anyone...

My proof against Descartes statement “Cogito Ergo Sum” more clearly and simply explained.

Firstly: There is no such thing as the present, the present is always becoming the past and our thoughts, always becoming remembered thoughts...

Synchronous Constantly Changing Encryption Device Idea/ Also: How will Capitalism survive the rise of the Robots?

Synchronous Constantly Changing Encryption Device Idea: Say that you have two devices, a digital key and a digital lock that do everything in synch...

The Game of Traveller (A handgame)

1. Players : One player is the Landscape and makes hand symbols for Over water, Under water, Over ground and Underground One player is the Traveller...

Some Toy Ideas

Doll Beads – (little toys to take anywhere) Doll beads are collectible beads that are little figurines of different characters with holes in them for...

"Granulated tastes great!" -A Well-Wisher Promotional Story

You know, a funny thing happened to me the other day. I was making a cup of tea in my kitchen when I realized, to my annoyance, that I had run out of...

Consecutive number trick–

Ask a person to think of a number from 1 to 10, add on the number directly after it and add on the number directly after that then ask them to tell...

Thought

If theres nothing new under the sun then you try looking under a different sun.

The Game Of Nimble and The Game Of Noah's Ark

The Game Of Nimble This is a verbal number game for two players. Each player has only the numbers 1 to 10. One player says a number or combination of...

Examining The Seperability Of Numbers

The seperability of a number is as much a property of a number as its divisibility and deserves, I feel, to be examined. What do I mean by...

The Magic Staircase (Revised)

In front of you is a round table with 13 wizards coins upon it. Please take some of the coins and count out the number that you’ve taken. Now, in...

Number Order Puzzle:

I cannot seem to put these numbers in order. When I arrange them from 1 to 8 on one side they are disorganized on the other. Here they are in order...

Numberlink (Verbal game)

1. There are 36 Links or number Combinations in Numberlink 1’s (1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6) 2’s (2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6) 3’s (3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6)...

Loan broker/Loan Agent – A business idea/ Also: Cellphone Trick - Espionage Idea

Loan Broker/Loan Agent (Business Idea) A loan broker (or Loan Agent) is a person who puts trustworthy individuals seeking a loan in touch with...

Maths Idea – Boxes

A box is a container for a number, for example “a box of 3”, when the boxes are multiplied the number inside each box is unaltered. So, for example,...

Maths idea: Semi-multiplication and Semi-division

Semi-multiplication is when you only multiply half of a number, For example, 4 semi-multiplied by 2 is 6 because you are only multiplying half of 4...

The Game of Rollerdice

This is a dice game played with polyhedral dice that, because of their many sided shape, can be rolled as easily as balls. The object of the game is...

The “Which Message” trick -A non-cryptographic secret message Idea -

Your department intercepts and deciphers several contradictory coded messages. Only one of them, however, is a genuine message but you cannot tell...

The game of Temptation – Would you sin to win? (Also, the game of Count Popula)

The Game of Temptation- The Point Squares: On a game board, there are a hundred squares. Twenty five of those squares have one of the 7 deadly sins...

Political/Economic Idea: State Employed Charlatans/ Also: Confection Idea - Caramel and chocolate coated corn snacks

If people want to give their money to mediums and fortune tellers, astrologers and faith healers then, so be it, that’s their right. However, if...

Thought: If prostitution by choice is illegal then women do not have ownership over their bodies.

To truly have ownership of something means to have freedom to do with that thing as you wish. To have self-ownership is to have the freedom to do...

An Identity Based Argument For The Existence Of God

Premise 1: Some Philosophers of Identity such as Derek Parfit have shown that individual identity is not the concrete thing we commonly assume it to...

A Time Travel Oddity – The Letter With No Author/Also: The Game Of Shuffalo – Verbal Game Of Chance/Decision Maker

A Time Travel Oddity – The Letter With No Author 1. I write a letter to my past self 2. My past self receives the letter. 3. But hey, wait a minute,...

The Dying Man Parallel Universe Problem

If, whenever an event occurs in this universe, a parallel universe comes into existence where the opposite occurs then: Say that, in this universe I...

Artificial infrared-radiation absorbers (or refractors): Idea for reducing global warming

Global warming is caused because greenhouse gasses absorb and emit infrared radiation; so why not artificially absorb that infrared radiation in a...

Prevalence: Game in which play determines objective (or, in other words, the games objective isn't known until the end)

Rules: Players take turns picking random numbers until they have picked eight numbers. If there are more odd numbers picked than even numbers then...

Invention Idea– Mnemonic Commercial Replacer

Fit the Mnemonic Commercial Replacer to your TV set and it will block out TV commercials and replace them with educational Mnemonics. Just as...

Riding Robots: A Foolproof Way That Robots Can Save The Environment (and also become a new profitable industry)

People ditch your motorcars and ride robot horses instead; ditch your motorcycles and ride bicycles peddled by robot legs; ditch your aeroplanes and...

Artificially Intelligent Gun Control or How You Can Stop Guns from Being Used To Kill Children

What if every gun contained an artificially intelligent chip that would stop it from firing if it was pointed at a child? What if the guns carried by...

The Game of Little Bo Peep – Children’s number based board game for one player/ Also: The game of P's and q's

The Game Of Little Bo Peep Firstly “Little Bo Peep” is played on a board with 36 squares numbered 1 to 36. Secondly, a player has 5 sheep shaped game...

Invention Idea – The hydrophobic see-saw – Genuine perpetual motion toy/ Also: some Ecotronic Ideas

Invention Idea – The hydrophobic see-saw – Genuine perpetual motion toy A see-saw has two ends which are either made out of or coated with a...

The Game of Ankh – Verbal Number game for two players

1 st Rule of Ankh – Players can only choose numbers from 1 to 6 2 nd Rule of Ankh – The same number cannot be chosen twice during a game. 3 rd Rule...

Book of Ghosts – Not just a new game but a new genre of Game/ Also: The game of Oddvens

The "Book of Ghosts" Game Players each have an Ultra Violet Torch. Players also have “The Book of Ghosts” a book of pictures drawn in ultraviolet...

My Answer to Newcomb’s Paradox

Wikipedia page explaining Newcomb’s Paradox: http://www.ask.com/wiki/Newcomb's_paradox?o=2802&qsrc=999&ad=doubleDown&an=apn&ap=ask...

A problem with the theory of natural selection- Diminishing effectiveness

Each female housefly can lay up to 500 eggs in several batches of 75 to 150 eggs over a three to four day period. As many as 10 to 12 generations of...

Idea: Secret Betting Society – A way to win money

A secret betting society is a secret society whose members flood a casino, trying to surround and hog the gaming tables so their members are the only...

Kloo – Verbal Number Game/ Also: The Game Of Herds & Hunters (Nature themed board game)

The game of Kloo - Verbal Number Game Firstly, two players think secretly of a number, under a hundred, without saying it. Each player then says how...

Security/Espionage Idea: High pitched (invisible sound) code transmission/ Also, the Game of Duo

Security/Espionage Idea: High pitched (invisible sound) code transmission What if you were to transmit/broadcast a secret coded message at a very...

The game of Merry Go Round (Doll Roulette) which also doubles as a toy

This game is played with a toy merry go round. At any point round about the merry go round you place a doll that looks like a teacher. Now onto the...

Animatoys – Amazing, entirely new kind of toy; the merging of animation and toy

What if you had a toy car with animated (cartoon) passengers; in other words, the windscreen of the car would be a screen; possibly an LCD screen and...

Global Warming Charity Idea – A Global Lottery To Fight Global Warming

I think that Global Warming could be stopped if there was a Global Lottery; everyone in the world buying a lottery ticket and the money that wasn’t...
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A Possible Way To Prove The Existence Of Backwards Time Travel

Firstly, write down a secret set of symbols (numbers; a phrase or password) and then seal it in an envelope marked “Not to be opened until Time...
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Speed of light hammer throw: Query about the speed of light: Can someone answer please.

Fact 1: Momentum increases as either mass or velocity increase. Fact 2: An object approaching the speed of light increases in mass. So, if a person...

Perception does not equal truth thus the subjectivity of perception does not equal the subjectivity of truth.

Premise 1: Things may be true though we cannot perceive them. (For example Atoms exist even if I have never seen an Atom, their existence is not...

Cheap Energy Generator Idea (Revised and simplified)

One turbine (Perhaps turned by wind, water or some other natural force) turns. It powers a long rotating axle. As the axle rotates it turns a hundred...

Lotus – A new kind of strategy game inspired by musical chairs

Players lay out 36 tiles (numbered 1 to 36) in a square (6 x6). The tiles must be touching and be in numerical order. (For design purposes all tiles...

Suits – Card game with elements of both chance and choice

1. One player takes the suit of hearts ; one player takes the suit of spades ; one, the suit of diamonds and one, the suit of clubs . 2. Next Card...

Immigration Idea: The wealthiest EU countries could agree to share the burden of Immigration.

All the wealthiest EU members, including the UK could agree to take their share of immigrants. A percentage would be allowed to stay in the UK, a...

Culture Fiction - A Genre

Culture fiction is a non-fantasy type of fiction set in an imagined culture. It is distinguised from fantasy fiction by the absence of magic and from...

A Question Regarding Bank Robberies

Scenario A: There is a bank robbery. The police surround the bank and the robbers take hostages. Now there is a messy, drawn out situation requiring...

Possible Global Warming Solution -Carbon Removal

Remove the carbon from fossil fuels before you burn them so that no CO2 can be produced. Carbon is not combustible and so getting rid of the carbon...

Damon & Pythias; a scene from Greek myth/history (A work in progress)

Scene: Damon's Cell, Day Damon (Looking through barred window): Oh my friend, the sun. Is this the last I'll ever see your golden face? Oh friendly...
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Why I think Socialism should be called "Human Rights".

I do not know why, perhaps an accident of history or perhaps deliberate descrimination, but socialism and human rights are considered two different...

F. R. A. C. T. A. L

F. R. A. C. T. A. L Repeating Acronym Containing The Acronym's Letters.

The Riddle Of Pinnochio's Nose

Pinnochios nose is measured on Monday. It is 5 centimetres long. The next day it has grown noticably longer but when it is measured it still appears...

The Numerorder Puzzle - Idea For Type Of Number Puzzle

What is a Numerorder Puzzle? - A numerorder puzzle is a jumbled series of numbers; each number must be moved no more and no less than ITS number of...

Descartes in the Desert - An argument

What if Descartes was going through the desert, starving for water, and saw a mirage of water then scooping up the imaginary water started to drink...

Money Idea - Poor To Rich Loan

Wealthy boy A, because he's had his wallet stolen, borrows 5 pounds from less wealthy Friend B and 5 pounds from less wealthy Friend C because they...

Magic Word Trick (This may not work so I'm testing it out)

The magic word: Bibbity -babbity- boo! Bibbity - babbity - boo! Bibbity - babbity - boo! Bibbity -babbity - boo! Please think of a COLOUR and an...

Tom's Solution (Puzzle)

Tom had two pound coins, Tim had 1 pound coin, Tam had 50 p and Ted had nothing. Tom, because he was a generous friend, wanted to give some money to...

1 in 4 Lottery - A type of lottery with lots of winners designed to promote happiness rather than generate profits

Every time the 1 in 4 lottery is played, all the people who bought lottery tickets are divided up into 4 equal sections and one of the sections is...

Do you have psychic power?

Do you have Psychic power? Pick a word beginning with F Try to send the word to me psychically. I'm concentrating hard. Think of an image of whatever...

Room Escape Puzzle - Keys and Boxes

You wake up in a strange room. The only exit to the room is a hatch in the ceiling but it is too high to reach. Puzzle 1 - Infront of you is a large...

Idea: Theory of Parallels

The theory of Parallels states that the laws of physics are mirrored in every other area of human existence. For example - laws of attraction have an...

Possession And Rollercoaster - 2 Simple Dice Games

Rules of Possession There is one six sided dice between 2 players. Player A must only roll odd numbers, if he rolls an even number, player B takes...

War of Words (Battling Word Game) also - Knot: Verbal Number Game

Rules of "War of Words" - There are two players 1 and 2 Player 1 says an acronym, each letter standing for a word in a sentence which describes an...

The Fool's Gold

One day, a fool was burying a bag of gold. He dug a very big and deep hole in the ground with a shovel. But when he turned around to pick up the bag...

Frog Prince (Children's Game)

1. There are two players. A and B. 2. Each player has 5 cards and a dice. 3. The Cards: Each player has 5 cards. 4 of them have frogs on them (A blue...

Computer Security Idea - Defensive Computer Viruses

Defensive computer viruses are viruses that are part of a computer security system which get uploaded onto the computer of any hacker trying to break...

The Con Artist - A problem with the Ad Hominem fallacy

I argue that, sometimes, it is logical to reject a persons argument based upon their character rather than the apparent strength or weakness of their...

Psychic Symbol Prediction Trick

Fate has dealt you this hand of cards: The Ace of diamonds, The Queen of Spades, The Queen of Clubs, The Jack Of Hearts; the King of Spades and the 7...

Three Cups Trick

There are 3 golden goblets in a horizontal row (a left goblet, a middle goblet and a right goblet) , each containing red wine. Please place poison...

Quick Change (Read lines downwards, then upwards)

Scarlet, the assistant was wearing the sky blue outfit the magician had made with a tap of his wand then..

4 Dice Games - Boxer; Rid; Strength in Numbers and Gaps

Boxer - Dice game played on a divided tray 1. This is a dice game for 2 players using several dice and a tray divided up into compartments. 2. Each...

Prediction Square

1. Please draw a square. 2. Now write 3 at the top; 4 on the left side; 2 on the right side and 1 at the bottom. 3. Now pick a number 1, 2, 3 or 4 4...

Well-Wisher's Magic Columns

Column A - 1 2 3 4 Column B - 2 3 4 1 1)Please pick a number from Column A and, whatever number is below it, go to that number in column A 2) and,...

Why the Police Uniform Should Be Reserved For Specific Circumstances Like Home Visits

Get rid of police uniforms except in specific circumstances, for example, where you are making a visit to a persons house. Make all police officers...

How To Make Chewable/Hard Honey

Did you know that you can make Honey in a solid chewable form by mixing it with sugar and caramelizing the sugar? Basically, you shallow fry (I used...

4 Kingdoms - (The most basic form of Suit game) and The game of Jocasta and the game of John O' Groats

The game of 4 kingdoms - Basic Suit Game 1. 4 Kingdoms is a Suit game; that means a card game (for 2 to 4 players) in which each player takes one of...

Missing Mascot Mystery and Right Left Riddle (2 language based puzzles)

Missing Mascot Mystery (Puzzle) Someone stole the school mascot from the principles office. The police were called. A police detective interviewed...

Proof of a different kind of infinity - Fractional Infinity

When you divide one by a million, you get a million millionths. Now, one of those Millionths; is it far from zero? Well then try dividing 1 by a...

Puzzle: Politically Correct Charades

You are a man playing charades with a group of men; you cannot speak; you cannot use pictures; there are no women around also this is a game of...

Date Code - An indecipherable but communicable form of code

Firstly, can any of you decipher this message? "Remember what we did last Thursday? That again". If you are either the sender or recipient of the...

The Impossible Position Of The Non- Sceptic (Second point is my own point but first point has been said by others) -

Firstly, Sceptics do something which is irrational. Sceptics presume that, before they have found a rational scientific explanation for something,...

Infinite complexity - philosophical speculation and a possible reason to either go mad or believe in God -

I was thinking about Quarks, the smallest known particle so far. Scientists don't know what is inside them/what they're made up of. But say that they...

Rent-A-Business- Business Idea

A Rent-A-Business is a company that rents out businesses and then their customers run those businesses and make a profit, for example: Slot machines...

More Thoughts Upon Infinity- Infinite Time And Space Theory and Anything's Probable Theory

Infinite Time And Space Theory If Space and Time are not infinite then what is outside the limits of space and time? It could only be zero space and...

The Genies Magic System

Aladdin was going to bet on a Camel race with 4 Camels in it and so the Genie showed Aladdin a way in which he could bet on ALL the camels so that,...

A Very Good Argument For God's Existence

Premise 1: What is truth or reality? A subjective, constantly changing uncertain thing which is indistinguishable from a virtual reality. Hume...

My solution to the Riddle Of Bologna -

This is my solution to the enigmatic inscription discovered in the 16th century upon a Roman tombstone near Bologna: The Riddle Of Bologna Aelia...

How, I believe Physicists Are Bleakly Misrepresenting The Second Law of Thermodynamics

"The First Law of Thermodynamics states that energy cannot be created or destroyed; the total quantity of energy in the universe stays the same. The...

Arguments against the idea that Time has an ending

Firstly, reasons why I am not convinced that Time can have had a beginning or will have an end: a) It seems to me that Time is a prerequisite for...

Idea - Perhaps Black Holes Create Initial Singularities

Perhaps all of the light and matter that is attracted by the pull of gravity into a giant black hole becomes compacted into a singularity like the...

Well-Wisher's Variation (Variation On An Old Logic Puzzle With 1 Guard Instead of 2)

There are two doors one that leads to freedom and one that leads to death. You do not know which is which. Infront of them is one guard who may be a...

Logical Proof That You Are Dreaming Also: How to be certain you have woken up from a virtual world

Logical Proof That Life Is A Dream Premise 1: What there is evidence for must be real. Premise 2: Only the possible can be real. Premise 3: All...

Question about Spaceship propulsion in the absence of inertia

It is a scientifically accepted fact that, because there is no inertia in space, if you propel something in a particular direction, at a particular...

The Life Command- A thought experiment

Say that, hypothetically, you gave an intelligent robot this command, "You must not die (stop functioning)". How could the intelligent robot obey...

"Heat Rub" Psychic Magic Trick

You could put "Deep Heat"/ "Bengay" or some other "Heat Rub" on your fingers and then touch someone on the forehead. They would feel the tingle or...

A flaw in the Atheists "You Can't Prove A Negative" Argument -

Atheists often give the argument that you can't prove a negative when challenged to "Prove God doesn't exist". But if they can prove a positive then...

Why it is impossible for God to prove itself to an atheist

How could God prove its existence to an atheist? Could it make a miracle happen? No because if God makes a miracle happen, Atheists will presume it...

Question about Spacetime

A still object moves in time but not in space. What I mean is, say a vase is sitting on a table; it is moving with you and everything else, forwards...
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Living Fiction - Identifying an unrecognized genre of fiction/literature

There is a type of fiction or literature that seems to have a life of its own; it is not confined to page or stage and it is a common part of human...

Another Question About Spacetime

If space and time were created during the big bang, as physicists believe, expanding outwards, that would mean that, outside of the universe there...

Why I think it is logical that the universe won't ever end

Stephen Hawkings says the universe must, eventually, end because of the second law of thermodynamics which states, "Second law of thermodynamics –...

The Unanswerable Question

"What is the answer to this question?". ^As you can see this is a proper question and yet it is unanswerable. Possible answers: One possible answer,...

Anti-Science Fiction - A genre

Anti-Science fiction is any fiction that rails against the monopolization of truth by science in the 21st century. It is in someways a revival of the...

Psychic Nutrition - Suggestion for a new branch of psychology

Psychic nutrition would be a branch of psychology that focus's upon the area of psychological needs and wants and the effects of underconsuming or...

An argument in favour of Optimism

Can you argue in favour of pessimism and win? If you believe you can then you are being optimistic And if you then win the argument, that is an...

Theory Of Infinite Energy Quantity

Why aren't there an infinite ammount of rabbits in the universe? Why? Because rabbits need to be born and rabbits die. These are factors which limit...

The 1 lie Paradox - (I think this works)

A man says, "I can only tell 1 lie and this is it". If he never tells a lie then his statement cannot be called a lie and thus it is a lie and thus...

Oncemore Paradox

Mr Oncemore: "It is true that I will only say this once more" Friend: "If thats true then you must say it once more". Mr Oncemore: "It is true that I...

The "How Many Answers" - Paradoxical Question

"How many answers are there to this question?". If you answer "None" then that is an answer and so your answer should be "One" but if asked what is...

Leap Years, Leap Decades, Leap Centuries etcetera -

If every 4 years there is an extra day in the year, February 29th And if 365 x 4 equals 1460. Then every 1460 years a missing year (and by missing I...

Pattern To Prime Numbers Discovered

I've discovered proof that Prime Numbers repeatedly occur next to multiples of 6. If you don't believe me look for yourself. The Prime Numbers are...

Divisions - (Simple Mathematical Game played with a bag of small beads or buttons) Also: The Game of Triumph

The Game Of Divisions 1. Players take turns reaching into a bag or box and randomly grabbing a handful of brightly coloured beads or buttons that...

Machine Paradox

Professor Pembertons Paradox Machine is a perpetual motion machine powered by 2 revolving sails; whenever the first sail is still , the second sail...

A Rational Argument For Irrationality

Premise 1: - Robots and computers are incapable of irrational thinking. Premise 2: - I do not want to be like a robot. I want to celeberate those...

King Solomon's Square - A Problem of Probability

King Solomon was once presented with 4 boxes by the King of Egypt. "2 of the boxes contain gold and two are empty", said the Egyptian king, "You may...

The Freedom Of Speech Paradoxes & Their Logical Alternative

Premise 1: If a statement contradicts itself then it disproves itself. If a statement doesn't contradict itself then it is more likely to be true...

The game of Mermaids - A card game using a special deck for 2 players/ Also: The Game of "X".

The game of Mermaids - A card game using a special deck for 2 players 1) Mermaids is a game for 2 or more players using a deck made up entirely of 4...

Hyperreligion- A Dimensionalist Theory Of Creationism, God(s) And The Afterlife

Creationism- Human beings live in the 4th dimension and manipulate matter within the first 3 dimensions, creating art and architecture and technology...

Dimensional Flux Generator Idea

Einstein said that gravitational force is created because of warping of the fabric of the 4th dimension, Space time. Kaluza theorized that the force...

Code Currency - A type of non-material currency based upon a code

Hypothetical situation: X works in a shop, she is given a code by her employer. "If someone presents you with this code", he says, "They are entitled...

Random Proverbs/Aphorisms -

The road that takes us higher is always harder to climb. We all have to eat off of the same plate. Wants can wait till needs arrive If a man tells...

A hard solipsist argument (Revised)

How I came to think of this argument: I asked myself what, other than my own existence, can I be certain of? Then it occurred to me that, if the...

COLLECTO - Idea for a new kind of lottery.

People play the lottery and People collect stickers/bubble gum cards. So what if you were to combine those two things? That is the idea behind...

The "I feel therefore I am" argument

Me: Why do I think? I: Because I desire to think. Me: But do I will that desire? I: No it is instinctive/unconcious. Me: So that desire to think...

The Artificial Consciousness Argument

Artificial intelligence is possible therefore artificial consciousness may be possible therefore a virtual reality containing artificial...

Win, Lose, Win (A dice and verbal game)/Plus: How to have a measuring tape race.

The game of Win,Lose,Win 1. Firstly a player says either, "Starting with Win" or "Starting with Lose". 2. They then roll a six sided dice. 4...

Abstract Universe Argument - Both an anti-solipsist and anti-empiricist argument

Premise 1: If I can prove that there is a reality beyond my reality then that is proof that my reality is not true reality. Premise 2: Energy is the...

Ideas: 'Atomic Trampoline' Armour/ Pat on the back space suit device/Sterling Engine Applications/ Diamagnetic bowling game

Invention Idea: Atomic trampoline armour - If a ball bearing will bounce off of an 'atomic trampoline' (amorphous metal) as high as a rubber ball and...

My solution to Frege's identity statement puzzle-

Gotlob Frege asked "how do we account for the difference in cognitive significance between "a=b" and "a=a" when they are true?". And to answer the...

The Game of Claim (A verbal game for two players) Also: A myriorama style card game

The Game of Claim Players take turns verbally adding 1 to a pile of points (eg: Player A says 1, Player B says 2, Player A says 3, Player B says 4,...

Mechanistic interdependence argument - An Anti-Solipsist Argument

My mind and senses appear to work together as parts of a mechanism, dependent upon each other to function effectively. 1. My mind needs my senses;...

Jack and Jill - Maths Trick

Infront of you are two little figurines. Jack is on the left, Jill is on the right. Please switch them round any number of times. Please switch them...

The Game Of Elevator - A Sliding Score game/ Plus: Mazeball - Ball Game/Sport

Elevator - Game Players have two scores, a Life Score and a Sliding Score Life Score: They begin the game with 12 life points (For a longer game...

Zero-One-Two - A Mathematical Form of Rodeo Using Dice/ Plus: The Game of WHICH?/Plus: The Game of Rollette

The game of Zero-One-Two Zero-One-Two is a dice game played with a six sided dice that has zero on two sides; 1 on two sides and 2 on two sides. The...

The Universal Intelligence Hypothesis

1. Why would we say that an animal possesses some level of intelligence? Because a) They are aware b) they can rationally think about information...

Binary - Binary Number Based Strategic Board Game/ Also:Tribangle/Also:Bag O' Bones

Binary is a strategic game played upon a 10 by 10 grid One player has 20 black pieces, 10 with 1 on them and 10 with 0 on them; the other player has...

Absence of Freewill argument for the existence of God

Premise 1: If all nature has as much or as little freewill as me then all nature makes decisions AS MUCH AS I DO and that decision making thing could...

Proverb -

Try and try again, by and by* you'll win. (an archaic English phrase often found in Shakespeare's plays meaning 'after some time').

The Game of Monkey

1. Players have 6 six sided dice. Each dice has two numbers on it, one number on 3 sides and the other number on 3 sides. The dice are as shown below...

Economic Idea - A Gambling account - A form of Gambling through Banks.

A Gambling account is a method of gambling through a bank. 1) You play a lottery through the bank for a cash prize and, if you lose, the money you...

The Game Of Block Racing (A racing, block building game of chance)

1. Players have one bag full of small wooden, rectangular blocks of different lengths between them. 2. They each begin by randomly drawing one of the...

The Game Of Farthingale/ Plus:Teletroopers Toy Idea

The game of FARTHINGALE 1. The Game of Farthingale is a board game for two players on a board of 36 squares (6 by 6) 2. Players each have a piece...

The Game of Pixie - No-repeating Diceless Board Game

1. Players move in a boustrephedon path up a hundred square board. 2. No-repeat rule of movement: Players take turns picking any number from 1 to 6...

Thought about socialism

We all behave like socialists towards those we love. The unfortunate thing is that we do not love everybody.

Idea for a Card Trick that would be incredibly easy to understand and do-

Note: Because I find most card tricks too complicated to understand I thought I would try and think up a card trick that someone as dumb as me could...

Toy Idea: STAR TRAK - The train set of the future

Star Trak can be summed up like this: Model trains and stations that look futuristic like spaceships and have passengers in astronaut space suits and...

The Empty Tower

The knight sat beneath the empty tower, confused and miserable; his horse beside him, resting its weary hooves. Princess Godot, that he had gone on a...

Idea for preventing umbrellas turning inside out inspired by the kite string

Add some elasticated cords to the canopy of the umbrella that are attached, at the other end, to the handle. When the umbrella opens it will pull the...

3 Sports - Kanga/ Zag Race/ Whurling/ Base Race - A Strategic form of racing

The Game Of Kanga Rules of Kanga - 1. Like Football/Soccer there are two opposing teams of 5 and two goals at either end of a pitch or, if playing...

Shortest Straw- Verbal game

Player A says the first letter of 3 words with different lengths. Player B picks one of the letters. Player A then must say what the three words were...

Subtraction From Infinity Argument For The Existence Of God

a) If you subtract a part of infinity, for example, say that you take 1 to 10 from infinity, then that part has limitations. In the case of 1 to 10,...

Invention Idea - Top and Bottom Interlocking Building Block Crockery/ Also: Domestic Usherette Tray/Usherette Box

Recently i had to take a cup of tea up to my elderly father and my sister aswell as a slice of cake. I didn't know how I was going to carry them all...

Toy Ideas: Justin Time Action Figure/Inside-Out Doll/Jigsaw Land Toy

Toy Idea: The "Justin Time" Action figure Countdown Feature - The Justin Time action figure is an action figure with a digital animated countdown...

The Game Of Serial (A pattern finding detective game)

Basic Premise: Serial is a detection game in which one player plays a killer and the other a detective. The player who plays the killer decides upon...

Business Idea - Virtual Chat Partner (Inspired by the genie on the Akinator Website)

Based upon the Akinator website I believe that the technology to make this work is almost there. Basically a Virtual Chat Partner would be a computer...

Theory : Time is the movement of energy and time exists because energy must move.

Whenever anything happens in time it is linked to a transference or conversion of energy; energy changing form or location. Perhaps that is because...

"Threesome" - A gambling game which doubles the chances of people winning something

1. Threesome is a gambling game which, because it is played by 3 people, doubles the chances of people winning something. 2. Say for example 3 people...

Time Dilation Question Based On Einsteins Twin Paradox Thought Experiment

In physics, the twin paradox is a thought experiment in special relativity involving identical twins, one of whom makes a journey into space in a...

The Game of Majestic (A simple tactical card game for 2 players)

1. Firstly players shuffle the deck of 52 cards and 5 cards are dealt to the 2 players. 2. The remaining cards of the deck are then put to the right...

Thought about the Beatles song "Taxman"-

I've always hated the song "Taxman" by the Beatles because it reveals that, inspite of all their efforts to portray themselves as working class...

Mince Pies (Surreal Playlet)

Scene: A bench in the park. Wolf enters from Stage Left; Rabbit from stage right. They both sit down on the bench. Both are men in black suits; black...

A Money Reservoir - A different kind of banking

Imagine there was a big reservoir full of money that doesn't belong to any one person. Its the property of a whole community. And there is a...

Some Random Proverbs and Figures of Speech -

Some people will steal a mans empty pockets - Some people will do wrong just for the sake of it. There must be some light in the world otherwise the...

The game of 2 against 1 -

a) Player A has TWO blue six sided dice with 1 on two sides, 2 on two sides and 3 on two sides. b) Player B has ONE green six sided dice with 1 and 1...

The ancient game of Triangle- 3 person verbal gambling game/The game of Fractions- Fraction based lottery game

The ancient game of Triangle: This game has been known since the stone age and is probably one of the oldest and simplest gambling games ever...

Field (Card Game of Chance with Strategic element) and PACE: Variation of Snakes and Ladders

FIELD: Pieces: Players have an ordinary deck of 52 regular playing cards; a "Field" board and 12 card clips, six blue and six green. The Field board...

Toy Idea: Princess In The Tower Game - Combination of computer game and toy prison

The 'Princess in the Tower' game is a form of electronic handheld game which is also a toy prison for an action figure. In order to open the toy...

The Game Of MONEY - A money governed game for 2 to 4 players

1. What is included in the game - One 100 square board; 4 game pieces, red, blue, green and yellow shaped like Squirrels; one box full of game money...

Relative Profit- How timing makes profit out of non-profit

It is an old adage that "Time Is Money" but I would like to go a step further and say, "Time is Profit". 1. Say that Tom gives Tim £30 and Tim gives...

A Mathematical Argument Against Solipsism

A mathematical question arises from solipsism and that is, "Why is there only 1 being? Only I?". Numbers make sense logically and I can count them up...

Idea: Horizontally Rotating Electric Fan

What if, rather than fan blades rotating vertically you had one large, vertical (upright) blade that rotated horizontally round and round. Surely...

The Problem Of Preference - A Question For Solipsists

Why do I like pleasure and not pain? Can my liking of pleasure originate in my senses? No. I feel pleasure through my senses but that doesn't make me...

Toy Ideas - Doll Interior Decorating Sets and Disco Dolls Playset/Figures

Toy Idea - Doll Design- Interior decorating doll living room Every part of this doll living room is detachable and thus changable. You can change the...

Idea: Genetically engineered CO2 reducing plants to suck up greenhouse gas

Why don't genetic engineers who are, at present making disease resistant crops, instead create giant CO2 consuming superplants that will breath in...

Physical Exhaustion - A Test For Virtual Reality

If I walk a mile or run a race in virtual reality, I do not feel physically tired or out of breath and my heart doesn't pound. If I walk a mile or...

My mind is bound by my reality thus is part of my reality - An Anti Solipsist Argument

Example of the "Bondage" argument: Premise 1: If something is bound by the laws of its reality then it is part of that reality. Premise 2: My body is...

Thermodynamic Hypothesis

I hypothesize that all human behaviour, both that of individuals and society is an extension of the first law of thermodynamics or in other words;...

Yet more Questions about Spacetime: Time Expansion

1) If Space and Time are one thing and Space is expanding then shouldn't Time be expanding aswell? 2) And as Time expands shouldn't Time slow down? 3...

Logical Proof That Reality Is A Dream

Premise 1: If a thing cannot logically be said to be different to something then it must be the same as that thing. Premise 2: Dreams must be real...
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A test to prove the existence or non-existence of the soul

If the soul is nothing more than the brain then it should be possible to create an artificial mind that is truly identical in every way to a human...

The Argument Of Non-Verification: An Argument against Descartes

How does Descartes know that he is a rational being or, in other words, he may know that he is thinking but how does he know that he is thinking...

Riddle Of The Weights

There are two boxes. They both weigh the same. The contents of the boxes are swapped round. Now the boxes both weigh differently. Why? (Scroll down...

Money Making Idea: Lottery Owner's Collective

A group of ordinary working class people pool their money together as a lottery prize. They then sell lottery tickets to win that prize and divide up...

2 Arguments for the distinction between thought and body

1st Argument - The Simultaneity Argument I cannot think two thoughts simultaneously. For example, I cannot think 2+2 = 4 and 4+4 = 8 at the same time...

Scientific Realism Is Self - Contradictory

Premise 1: Scientific Realists believe in absolute reality/truth and that, through Science, we can know absolute truth. Premise 2: Truly absolute...

Proof That Acting Logically Is More Important Than Acting Freely

Premise 1: X has the power to control your will. He tells you that you should drown yourself and you feel, because he is controlling your will, that...

Reductio Ad Absurdum Argument For the Existence Of God or Magic

Ask where energy, that cannot be created or destroyed came from and you may get a logical scientific answer. It came from A Ask where A came from and...

A thinker is not thoughtlike - Anti-Solipsist Argument made up of two arguments

Argument 1: Premise 1- My thoughts are immaterial things. Premise 2 - My thoughts cannot think Conclusion - Immaterial things cannot think. Argument...

Expendability theory: A possible evolutionary explanation for Patriarchy

You have two societies - Society X and Society Y. Society X is an Amazon matriarchy in which woman fight and risk danger while men stay at home and...

Psychological Theory: Emmotion is an instinctive judgement like a hunch

Traditionally instincts are viewed as something different to emmotions. When we think about a hunch we don't put that in the same class as love, hate...

The God sum: How to get something from zero

What is zero multiplied by zero? "Zero", I hear you cry. Well you'd be wrong. Zero times zero means? Zero zero ofcourse. And what is zero zero? No...

2 invention ideas:: Electronic Weight and Power Transmission In The Form Of Data/Also: Virtual Particle Drive

Invention Idea 1: Electronic weight Fact that inspired this invention - When you download data to a computer or digital device, the data is made of...

Arithmetical Rule That Would Make Infinity Impossible And Argument Defending It

Rule: Every number that is added to a sum must be subtracted from some other sum. Argument in defence of this rule: In real life, whenever you add...

Well-Wisher's 'The "I am what I am" Ontological Argument'

​Premise 1: I define God as "A being that is reality". Premise 2: If "A being that is reality" is "A being that is reality" then it must be "A being...

The Incapability Argument - Another ontological argument and the best one yet I think

Premise 1: What must be is Premise 2: If we can imagine something it is either real or not real Premise 3: If something is incapable of being the...

Physical Evidence For Weight As A Power Source -

Evidence: If you leave a heavy weight upon a pile of paper for a minute and then lift it up what will you see upon the paper? Nothing. But if you...

The 'Before Logic' Ontological Argument

Premise 1: If there was a time when logic didn't exist then, because what is logical equals what is possible, there was a time when nothing was...

A problem with inductive reasoning.

Firstly, what is inductive reasoning Inductive reasoning is a logical process in which multiple premises, all believed true or found true most of the...

Mathematical Idea - Corsican Sums

A corsican sum is a sum where, whenever one ammount is altered then another sum or sums is automatically altered. In other words, one sum magically...

A Spooky Children's Riddle

George goes to Transylvania; he goes to a haunted house; he goes to his bedroom and he goes to sleep. He doesn't hear a ghost but did you? Solution:...
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Who baked the cake? (Children's Puzzle)

If the Baker made some shoes and the Carpenter caught a fish and the Cobbler made a chair then who Baked the cake? (Scroll down to see the answer)...

The Algebraic Game Of X and Y

X and Y has five simple rules: Rule 1: Players take turns verbally awarding each other ammounts of X or Y, for example, "I give you 2 x and 3 y"...

Pattern Mnemonics for teaching kids Multiplication Tables -

I won't bother with the 5, 10 or 11 times table because they're easy to remember (all 5 or 0; all 0, all the 1 times table with double vision) but...

A Pair of Paradoxes: The Paradox Box and the Half true/All true paradox

Paradox 1: The Paradox Box Infront of you, you have a cardboard box and, stuck upon the side of the box is a label which reads: "This statement is...

Hold Onto Hope - Inspirational Speech

Do not let the lying tongues of your fears wrap themselves around your heart and do not loosen the fingers of that hand that clings upon hope. Hold...

Every Man's Faith

Hope is every mans faith. Hope and courage is what feeds the poor man when he is faced with barren times and what armours the soldier when he is...

Mayhem

Theresa may destroy your childs education. Theresa may destroy our health service. Theresa may increase the number of homeless people. Theresa may...
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Why I would rather vote for a socialist party: Getting a better deal from democracy.

What do I get in return for my vote? What do I get in return for helping a party get elected into a position of power? Well, if I vote for a party...
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Pen Games: What is a pen game? and 2 pen games 'Truth and a Lie' and 'Score'

What is a pen game? A pen game is any form of gambling game which involves players writing down something on a card or piece of paper and laying the...

The Middleman Lottery System (A type of pyramid scheme)

1. Members of the Middleman Lottery club buy books of lottery tickets from it. (For example, a book of 100 tickets costing 50 pence each, in other...

What I think of cynicism

People walk on with hope; with idiotic idealism against fists and sticks; against stonings; against police dogs and water cannons; against plastic...

What Is The Solution To The Healthcare Paradox?

The healthcare paradox is this: You start out trying to help all the people in your country to stay alive and healthy. But because of your help...

The game of Sorites (Named after the greek philosopher who created the Sorites Paradox)

Rule 1: An uncertain number of coins is placed in a heap between two or more players. Rule 2: Players take turns removing 1 coin at a time from the...

Don't Let Her Get Away With It

Once there was a mountain called Mount Britain and at the top of the mountain lived all the rich and powerful while at the bottom lived all the poor...
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The legend of the one you love

We are not grim or melancholy about our famous men; our prophets or our kings though mortality has swept each one aside. We celebrate them all and...

Why

[ TRAPPED IN TORY DARKNESS ] [ I HAD LOST ALL FAITH ] [ NOTHING WOULD GET BETTER ] [ & THERE WAS NO FUTURE ] I was just passing time... >>...

Wake Up Britain: Theresa May Doesn't Care About The British Victims Of Terrorism.

Theresa May continues to have business ties with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia helps fund radical Islamic terrorist groups that include Al -Qaeda and...
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The Morning After

Theresa May was woken by the sound of drums and penny whistles. "Oh whats that dreadful noise", she said to her husband Philip, sitting up in bed and...

Safety Idea : Emmergency lowering jackets for towerblock disasters.

A lowering jacket would be like a life jacket attached to a very long rope. In the event of a towerblock fire, a parent could strap their child...

A Theory Of Freedom: Irrationality is the mother of freedom

Say that, hypothetically, human beings were all robotically rational. If they were all robotically rational then they would always and only make the...

The possible impossibility ontological argument

Question: Is it possible for a person who can do the impossible to exist? Answer: No thats impossible. Counter Answer: But he can do the impossible...

The Smallest Particle Proof That Reality Is A Dream

What is the smallest particle made of? The answer must be Nothing because if it is truly the smallest particle then there are no smaller particles...

The desire to think - My best anti-solipsist argument

I think only because I desire to think. My desires are not within my control. Therefore I am controlled, compelled to think, by something else. But...

The Problem Of Probability - Ontological Argument

That which is magical, like God, would defy probability. So what is the probability of something that defies probability existing? I would say that...

Radio Station Idea - Radio 4Ever: A radio station thats only for grieving people

Radio 4Ever would be a radio station that only played either songs and music related to grieving or guest speakers (for example priests,...

One More Question About Spacetime: Why did Time only expand forwards after the Big Bang?

Space and time are one thing. After the Big Bang spacetime expanded in all directions. We know that space observably expanded in all directions. But...

So shall you read this

So shall you have healthcare and so shall you have a house and so shall you have food and so shall you have the means to care for your children and...

Reversal Ontological Argument

If a non-existent thing can not be God then God can not be a non-existent thing. One problem with this argument is that it could be used to prove the...

Idea for helping people: Local Investment Society

A local investment society is like a building society, except it doesn't give loans to buy houses, instead what it gives is loans to local projects...

The Game of "Money For Nothing"

1. Each player has a piece of paper and writes down the ammount of money that they are going to place in a bag that is under the table the players...
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Meditation upon aging

Age comes without invitation and bearing a heap of burdens to pour over us; our flesh will wear out as do our clothes; our skin that fit us perfectly...

A quick way to tell wether someone is a human being or an android

A quick way to tell wether someone is a human being or an android: Secretly check a persons internet search history. While this is not fool proof, in...

Moral Philosophy: Measuring your self worth against Principle versus Measuring it against Society

There are two rulers that people use to measure their self worth - the first is destructive but the second, if our principles are good, is...

The Game Of Magic Words

There are three coins/discs - The first has 'I' on one side and 'You' on the other. The second has 'Do' on one side and 'Don't' on the other The...

Second Square puzzle

You have a horizontal row of squares numbered 1 to 10. You have a chess pawn that is placed on square number 1 (That must be its starting position)...

3 Animals Prediction trick I thought of

Penguin Zebra Panda Please think of one of the above animals. Now think of an animal that is immediately next to it. Now think of the one remaining...

Preselection Of Turns: A Verbal Randomness Generation System For A Board Game

Part 1: PRESELECTION OF TURNS Before the game starts one player picks the turns in which they will have power. There are 12 turns in a game and a...

Objective Value versus Objective Purpose - The ball of clay argument

It is the opinion of Christian Apologists like William Craig Lane that a) If there is no God then the universe has no objective purpose except for a...

On The Subject Of Historical Land Rights

Israelis say they have historical land rights. Native Americans have historical land rights. Palestinian Arabs moved onto land that originally...
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An Automaton Like Us: Why I Believe In God

We say Nature cannot be god because it appears random, because it has no free will and because it appears to have no mind so it is not a person. But...

Time Reversal Creation Argument

Can consciousness exist without life? That is like asking, "Can the birdsong exist without the bird?" or "Can the flame exist without the candle?"...
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App Idea - Account Alert

Account Alert would be a mobile phone app that notifies you, by flashing and making a noise, every time a transaction or withdrawal is being made...

Theory: The heart of racism is aspiration

You have a choice about who to blame for your poverty. a) Rich people with power, most of whom are white b) Other people on the same economic level...

Theory: If there are infinite non-whole numbers there will be infinite prime numbers.

Though I'm not very mathematically inclined, it seems logical to me that every non-whole number like every whole number has to multiply into...

Infinite Lottery Prize Idea -

Here is my idea for a lottery with an infinite prize. Rather than playing a lottery for a one off cash prize like the lottery jackpot; what you win...

An Argument Against Sam Harris's Assertion That Islamic Terrorism Is Motivated Solely By Religion

If the Qur'an alone is responsible for turning people into terrorists and suicide bombers one has to wonder how Sam Harris managed to read it without...
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Possible neurological method of proving the existence of magical things

If a person sees a magical thing, for example a unicorn or fairies, then they could be either real or imaginary. BUT What if you were to deactivate...

Maths Question: Is it possible to find the nth term for this sequence?

I was watching a Maths video on YouTube recently that explained how you work out the nth term in a sequence and a question occurred to me. Here is a...

New Idea for solving Travelling Salesman problem:

New Idea for solving The Travelling Salesman problem: (Note: I do not really know how to write an algorithm even in pseudocode but I hope the idea...

Idea: Homing device security check that also catches criminals

You have a homing device/tracker that you wear so that your location is always known and recorded. Your bank only allows transactions to be made with...

A Logical Fallacy Of The Opponents Of Gun Control

Many of those americans who are anti- gun control say, "You cannot have gun control in America because gun control of any kind would be an...

Campaign to smear Jeremy Corbyn as anti-semitic

Before you judge Jeremy Corbyn please read this statement by The Jewish Socialist's group: http://www.jewishsocialist.org.uk/news/item/statement-on-...

Thought about remembering

Thought: It's hard forgetting how someone died but it's better remembering how they lived.
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Why the Tories and UKIP are not Nationalistic/Patriotic Parties.

I hear a lot of people who call themselves nationalists but who vote for the Tories or UKIP and I do not consider these parties to be nationalistic...

WHY THE BLAIRITES WERE WORKING FOR THE CIA (Stop attacking Jeremy!)

"The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (also known as Harvard Kennedy School and HKS)[1] is a public policy and public...

Enough is enough

I hear people say they think enough is enough. Well I think so too. I think enough is enough of children, emaciated because their parents can't...

Love Thy Neighbour

Love thy neighbour if they are poor; love thy neigbour if they are an immigrant; love thy neighbour if they are black or white; love thy neighbour if...

Why believing "Islam is a religion of peace" is good.

Isis don't think "Islam is a religion of peace". Al-Qaeda don't think "Islam is a religion of peace". The Taliban don't think "Islam is a religion of...

The future: a plea

What is the future? It is not anything yet; a sun that has not yet risen; a child that is not yet born; a dream; a hope; a fear; all the roads that...

Thought on peace and religion

It's not the subtraction of faith that will make the world more peaceful; it's the addition of love.

Confirmation that the poetry published under the username Well Wisher is the work of John Nandy

This is to confirm that Well-Wisher is the username of John Nandy (PID: 779965) and so all the poetry published under the username Well-Wisher is the...