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Old 10-16-17, 12:14 PM
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It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP GAME, Charlie Brown!






Halloween fast approaches, so let's have a game celebrating horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and all things candy.


The basic rules:

Intro for first time players
Spoiler:
(Reverse) Sheep is a game that is part Family Feud, part trivia game. The object of the game is to outwit other players through a series of questions that are usually united in theme. There are two types of questions.

The first, Sheep, is one where you try to think like everyone else and match their answers. The more people you match, the better you do. Let's say we have a game of six players (A through F). A Sheep question might be something like "Name a great color." Sheep questions never have right or wrong answers. Let's say our five players answered like this:

Players A, C, and E said "Blue"
Players B and D said "Green"
Player F said "Chartreuse"

Scoring in Sheep games is like golf: the lower your score, the better. The "Blue" players get -3 points (and the best answer). The "Green" players get -2 points. Player F did not match anyone and gets 0 points.

The second type of question, Reverse Sheep, is the exact opposite. You want to avoid matching other players. A Reverse Sheep question might be something like "Name a state on the Atlantic Coast." Reverse Sheep questions always have right or wrong answers. Let's say our players answered like this:

Players D and E said "Delaware"
Players F and B said "Maine"
Player C said "Texas"
Player A said "South Carolina"

The "Delaware" players get +2 points (a penalty, since you want to have a low score). The "Maine" players also get +2 points. Player C's answer might be debated among the players to see if it is considered correct or not. Wrong answers always score above the most common answer. You're always better off going for something obvious than for something obviously wrong.

That's the gist of it. Each person running a game adds little rules here and there but those are the basics.


General Rules
Spoiler:
The object of the game is to out-think everyone by picking answers to questions that are the most common (Sheep) or least common (Reverse Sheep), but still correct.
Example Sheep question: "Name a professional golfer." A good answer might be Tiger Woods and a bad answer might be Chichi Rodriguez.
Example Reverse Sheep question: "Name a play by Shakespeare." Romeo & Juliet might be a bad answer, but Two Gentlemen of Verona might be a good answer. (Unless everyone is trying to go as obscure as possible).
Scores are tallied according to the number of players answering that question. Sheep answers are tallied as negative. Reverse Sheep answers are tallied as positive. The lowest score wins.
There is no such thing as wrong answer for a Sheep question.
Wrong answers in Reverse Sheep are scored two points above the most common answer.
You may not cheat by using Google, Wikipedia, etc. Use only what's in your head.
Please send in your answers to me via PM. Place only one answer per line, without numbers, set info, or the question itself. Add {sd} to the end of the answer, not the beginning. Those who do not do this will be penalized 10 points right off the bat.
Note: Be creative with your answers, but don't be stupid.
Sheep questions are marked by an S:, Reverse Sheep questions are marked by an R:.


Game-Specific Rules

To be considered correct, answers must be from theatrically released feature films, no TV shows, shorts or webisodes.

Unique Bonus: Reverse Sheep questions will generate additional bonus (negative) points according to the following:
1 Unique is awarded -20
2 Uniques are awarded -15 each
3 Uniques are awarded -10 each
4+ Uniques are awarded -5 each

Slam Dunks {sd} Players have the power of multipliers in their hands. Each player is given five (5) Slam Dunks ({sd}) which they use by adding {sd} to the end of their answer. Your Slam Dunks have different effects depending on the question you use it on:
In Sheep questions, the {sd} adds 1 to the Multiplier.
In Reverse Sheep questions, you can use your {sd} to turn the question into a sheep question for you. However, if your answer is wrong, it does nothing.
Slam dunks cannot be stacked. Use one per question only or else they will be discarded. You cannot use two slam dunks to turn a Reverse into a Sheep and then slam dunk those sheep answers.








01. S: Who is the best monster from a black-and-white movie?

02. S: Identify (either by name or description) a movie ghost

03. S: Pick someone Dorothy met in The Wizard of Oz

04. R: Name a movie Directed by or Produced* by Steven Spielberg featuring aliens (*Spielberg as Producer, not Executive Producer)

05. S: Name an actor from the Friday the 13th movie series

06. S: Name a horror film with a great musical score

07. S: Name a movie with a mad scientist

08. R: What movie/movie series takes place predominantly on Halloween night?

09. S: Name a sentient robot

10. S: Which superhero has the coolest costume?

11. R: Name a movie/movie series featuring a time machine

12. S: Name a movie character who flies a spaceship

13. S: Name a horror movie that didn't get a sequel

14. R: Name a movie directed by Wes Craven

15. S: Think of a sit-com that had a Halloween themed episode

16. S: Name a movie where people get eaten

17. S: Name a movie featuring witches

18. S: What's going to be a popular children's costume for Halloween this year?

19. S: Name one of the naughty children from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Bonus points:





20. S: One final question below for those brave enough to play it. This is the only question in the game which can't be {sd}. Get ready:
Spoiler:



20. S: Trick or treat?




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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Regarding Reverse question 4 : No offense, but it's kind of asking a lot to remember which movies Spielberg produced vs EP'ed. Is it too late to ask that both producing credits count?

BTW : Question 20? Pure genius!
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by Decker
Regarding Reverse question 4 : No offense, but it's kind of asking a lot to remember which movies Spielberg produced vs EP'ed. Is it too late to ask that both producing credits count?

BTW : Question 20? Pure genius!
None taken, but it's to keep the number of answers down, as well as reward any player cagey enough to remember which movies Spielberg actually produced rather than just slapped his company name on. If players are uncertain, they can always stick to movies he got a directing credit on (thank God there are no aliens in Poltergeist to save us from that discussion).
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen
None taken, but it's to keep the number of answers down, as well as reward any player cagey enough to remember which movies Spielberg actually produced rather than just slapped his company name on. If players are uncertain, they can always stick to movies he got a directing credit on (thank God there are no aliens in Poltergeist to save us from that discussion).
No aliens in Poltergeist? Challenge!

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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Regarding question 11 Reverse : It says Movie/Movie Series. Does that mean if two people answered different movies from the same series, they would be grouped together? I assume it does.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

When you say movie/movie series, is it safe to presume that all movies from the same series + remakes/reboots will be lumped together? Based on the wording, I could see someone trying to argue that "Insert Movie Name Here" part 7, is a different answer than other movies in the series.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

And Decker and I ask the same question at the same time
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

You know what they say about great minds...
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by Obi-Wan Jabroni
When you say movie/movie series, is it safe to presume that all movies from the same series + remakes/reboots will be lumped together? Based on the wording, I could see someone trying to argue that "Insert Movie Name Here" part 7, is a different answer than other movies in the series.
Yes, movies from the same series will be counted together. Like, if someone answered Friday the 13th Part 3 and someone else answered Jason Goes to Hell, they would marked together as those films have consistently been thought of as being in in the same series.

Remakes and re-boots are trickier. It's hard to argue that Howard Hawk's The Thing is part of a series with John Carpenter's The Thing. So I suppose re-boots would be accepted, but subject to Part One and Part Three of the re-boot series getting marked together.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen
Yes, movies from the same series will be counted together. Like, if someone answered Friday the 13th Part 3 and someone else answered Jason Goes to Hell, they would marked together as those films have consistently been thought of as being in in the same series.

Remakes and re-boots are trickier. It's hard to argue that Howard Hawk's The Thing is part of a series with John Carpenter's The Thing. So I suppose re-boots would be accepted, but subject to Part One and Part Three of the re-boot series getting marked together.
But Halloween 3, while indicated with a number, isn't really associated with the rest of the Michael Myers movies tho... right?
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

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But Halloween 3, while indicated with a number, isn't really associated with the rest of the Michael Myers movies tho... right?
Well, it's in the DVD box set so that's good enough for me!
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Arguments like this remind me how much I as a Sheepmaster dislike Reverse questions.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

With little confidence, my destined-for-the-middle-of-the-pack answers have been sheepishly submitted.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by davidh777
Arguments like this remind me how much I as a Sheepmaster dislike Reverse questions.
It use to bother me, but I think part of the fun of the game is having these dissections. I've long given up the idea of writing "perfect" questions
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen
It use to bother me, but I think part of the fun of the game is having these dissections. I've long given up the idea of writing "perfect" questions
It's true that I'd much rather have people argue among themselves rather than my having to do a ton of research on obscure answers.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen
Well, it's in the DVD box set so that's good enough for me!
Hey look! There are reboot movies in this box set!

https://www.amazon.com/Halloween-Com...ray+collection

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Will provide my usual subpar answers in the next few days. Sounds like a fun game.
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Horribly bad answers coming soon. Don't be surprised if I pull a Kal-El in this game.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

sent in some scary answers. i had a tough time picking which answers to use dunks on.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

For 8 and 11,is a stand movie with no series an acceptable answer or is this specifically only for movies with sequels,part of series,trilogy etc, Not sure based on the wording
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

"I got a rock" answers submitted, thanks!
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

Originally Posted by AaronHernandez
For 8 and 11,is a stand movie with no series an acceptable answer or is this specifically only for movies with sequels,part of series,trilogy etc, Not sure based on the wording
Yes, either a stand-alone movie or one that is part of a series.
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Re: It's the Great HALLOWEEN (REVERSE) SHEEP Game, Charlie Brown!

My answers are in.
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