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New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Old 01-04-13, 10:03 AM
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New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

That's the question, isn't it?

For those of you that don't know, I was one of the more prolific Sheepmasters around these parts. I think I ran 47 games. Then I stopped because fuck it.

But, orangecrush revived Sheep: http://forum.dvdtalk.com/video-game-...heep-game.html

And hell, I'm never too busy--I think I'll run another one. Who wants it? It's going to be Star Trek Sheep, because:

a) I already have some questions
b) I want to and it's my game, get over it
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I predict Deftones will be the winner of this game!
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Originally Posted by Tracer Bullet View Post
That's the question, isn't it?

For those of you that don't know, I was one of the more prolific Sheepmasters around these parts. I think I ran 47 games. Then I stopped because fuck it.

But, orangecrush revived Sheep: http://forum.dvdtalk.com/video-game-...heep-game.html

And hell, I'm never too busy--I think I'll run another one. Who wants it? It's going to be Star Trek Sheep, because:

a) I already have some questions
b) I want to and it's my game, get over it
Can I get some cliffnotes on Sheep games?
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I'd prefer we do a few more general games (like TV Sheep, Movie Sheep, etc) before getting back into the "deep dives", but if you run it, I will play it.
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Needs more TOS.
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Originally Posted by Red Dog View Post
Needs more TOS.
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Originally Posted by Red Dog View Post
Needs more TOS.
There will be many TOS questions this time! I've been rewatching it.
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

I was hoping we'd seen the last of this "sheep" shit.
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Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I was hoping we'd seen the last of this "sheep" shit.
Thanks for your input. I have ignored it. Don't like Sheep, don't enter the threads.
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I was hoping we'd seen the last of this "sheep" shit.
Hopefully we've seen the last of you in a sheep thread
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Originally Posted by Tracer Bullet View Post
There will be many TOS questions this time! I've been rewatching it.
You don't say. Is there anywhere we can hear your thoughts, preferably in a convenient podcast format?
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Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
You don't say. Is there anywhere we can hear your thoughts, preferably in a convenient podcast format?
Indeed there is, Groucho!

http://oncamazotz.com/category/podcasts/trekabout/

And subscribe using one of the following methods!

http://feeds.feedburner.com/trekabout
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/...tz/id560321695
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Perhaps the Dunce Award shall be renamed the Josh-da-man Award.
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23 View Post
Hopefully we've seen the last of you in a sheep thread
What a Denebian Slime Devil.
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Originally Posted by Palaver View Post
Ditto!
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

I'd play depending on the difficulty of the questions (not a super-Trekker here).

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I was hoping we'd seen the last of this "sheep" shit.
Sheepcrap?
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Originally Posted by superdeluxe View Post
Can I get some cliffnotes on Sheep games?
They're basically trivia with a twist.

Sheep questions: the goal is to choose an answer that you think many other players will also answer.

Reverse Sheep questions: the goal is to choose an answer that you think no other player will answer.
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Originally Posted by superdeluxe View Post
Can I get some cliffnotes on Sheep games?
  • A series of questions are posed. Examples in the context of a Star Trek game might be:
    • Name a Captain of the Enterprise
    • Name a species that appears in at least 3 episodes of TNG
    • Name a time period that the crew of one or more of the shows time-travelled to
    • Name a Klingon besides Worf.
  • Each contestant sends the organizer of the game a PM with their answers to the questions
  • The organizer tallies up all the answers. On each question, each player is awarded one point for every answer that matches his own answer, including his own. For example, if you said "Captain Kirk" and 8 other players also said "Captain Kirk," you would get 9 points (one for your answer and 8 for the 8 players you matched). As in golf, low score is better, so it's actually -9 points instead of 9.
  • Some questions are "reverse sheep" questions, where you are trying to match as few people as possible. So if that were a reverse sheep question and you answered "Picard," but only 4 other people picked Picard, you would get +5 points while the Kirk people would get +9.
  • Reverse sheep leads to a lot of fun debates over whether an answer is correct. Incorrect answers in sheep are fine -- if you're wrong, but everyone matches you, you all get credit. In reverse sheep, though, you only get credit for correct answers (otherwise, you could answer with something incredibly wrong like "Darth Vader" and be pretty confieent nobody would match you).
  • For this reason, the more opinion-oriented questions ("Name the best," "Name your favorte,") tend to be sheep questions, while the reverse sheep questions tend to have a finite number of correct answers -- enough so that there's room for a person knowledgable about Star Trek history to come up with a good, obscure answer, but not so many that everybody winds up with a unique answer just because there's hundreds of legitimate possibilities to choose from.
  • There are wrinkles like unique bonuses and slam dunks that show up in some games. Tracer will explain how those work if he decides to use them.
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Re: New Star Trek Sheep? Like, OMG???

Not the biggest Trekkie fan but I love these Sheep-ish games so much. Why not, I'm in.
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Thanks! That was much more comprehensive that the drivel I typed out.
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It's also advised to not openly discuss your answers before the game starts -- all submissions may not have been received yet.
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Okay, we're ready!
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23 View Post
Okay, we're ready!
I'm working on questions. If anyone has any question suggestions, send 'em my way.
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There's only one thing that can describe my happiness at the thought of another Star Trek sheep:


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