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The shuffle things meme

Cor, it's ages since I've done a meme! But this one is great.

The rules, as wildeabandon explains in this entry were originally "reorder, add one new item at the top and one at the bottom", but have mutated to "reorder, remove one item, and add three more, one at the top, one at the bottom, and one somewhere in the middle". Under either formulation, of course, the list grows by two items each time - it's just that you also get a bonus substitution under the mutated version.

I like the mutated rules better, so will stick with those, and I have taken my starter-list from the person whose entry in the meme I saw first, pseudomonas. He adds the important clarification that our additions at top, middle and bottom should correctly reflect how much we like them: i.e. they should be of a thing we really like, a thing we feel neutral about and a thing we really dislike, respectively. (I paraphrase - he actually said "preserving the sortedness, pedants"!)

(most liked)
Rose creams
Twitter
Steam locomotives
Maths
Nessie Ladle
Porridge
Buses
Undercooked Aubergine
Tidying
Getting up early
Eating paper
Running away from zombies
Falling flat on your face while running away from zombies
(most disliked)

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pseudomonas
Jan. 23rd, 2015 04:10 pm (UTC)
I would like to clarify that I got the pedantry on this entry from http://damerell.dreamwidth.org/87540.html
strange_complex
Jan. 23rd, 2015 04:14 pm (UTC)
So you did!
kissmeforlonger
Jan. 23rd, 2015 04:42 pm (UTC)
It is always good to annotate the source of your pedantry :-P
pseudomonas
Jan. 23rd, 2015 04:59 pm (UTC)
Wouldn't be proper pedantry without metapedantry.
lookbookstoreco
Jan. 26th, 2015 02:58 am (UTC)
Great :)
pearlseed
Feb. 17th, 2015 04:54 am (UTC)
howdy y'all. I'm new to you as you are to me and I say thanks for this entry becos it's funny and that appeals to my thinking. It's sort of like the game my friend and I made, the list of things that are either hated or loved, no middle ground, no it's okay.... Started with clowns of course and oysters. Being faster than others fleeing zombies....yeah, makes falling down particularly annoying. To be et by zombies, how screaming lame!

It's cold down here in way sTX. Makes sitting in front of the 'puter a bit more acceptable and provides a warm spot for the kits. Won't last more'n a couple or three days, I'm grateful. I'm living far south as my Spanish will allow since I really think cold is mortally stinky lol. Thank you for the treat of your list.
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