## Funny Farm [solutions discussion]

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### Funny Farm [solutions discussion]

Some space to post words that you've gotten already!

First off, we need a way to label screens. So, I'm going to propose that we go from (1,1) to (5,5). The starting screen is then (3,3). The numbering is normal matrix numbering, so the first coordinate is north-south, the second is east-west. the distance down; the second is the distance across. Post names in such a way that you could enter them sequentially into the present discussion.

I'll post the starting core:

We start, given "On the farm" in (3,3):
: : : Ox, Bull, Cow,
: : : Chicken, Hen, Rooster, Egg
: : : Barn, Silo
: : : Sheep, Goat, Milk
: : : Pig

"Pig" opens up (3,2):
: : : Judaism, (religions), Christianity, Islam,
: : : Buddhism, Hinduism, karma
: : : Torah, Qur'an, Bible, book, Jesus
: : : Scientology, Tom Cruise

"Tom Cruise" and "book" both open up (3,1):
: : : book club, Oprah Winfrey

"Jesus" (from (3,2)) opened up (4,2):
: : : Chris Ferguson, poker stars,
: : : Greg Raymer, Fossilman
: : : Chris Moneymaker, money

"money" opened up (4,3):
: : : time, magazines, mad
: : : People, Fortune, Forbes
: : : Playboy, Cosmopolitan, sex, prostitution

At this point, I'm tired enough for a break, so others can take over. I'm particularly curious to see how they relate the farm in (3,3) to the magazines in (4,3) -- because you can see the link now on (3,3).

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### Re: Funny Farm [solutions discussion]

Drostie wrote:At this point, I'm tired enough for a break, so others can take over. I'm particularly curious to see how they relate the farm in (3,3) to the magazines in (4,3) -- because you can see the link now on (3,3).
(3,3)
on the farm - farmer - humans
(4,3)
humans - people - magazines

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Rock on! Thanks for that.

I didn't see this earlier, but skep posted it in the other thread: here's a link to the progress done so far.

game!

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Awesome!

Science and archaeology are in (4,1). Currently expanding on that.

Edit: Center element is "Earth Sciences," includes meteorology, weather, geology, rocks, and rock & roll. I'm going to play a little more with this before I post a link.
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Progress

Bull connects to BS connects to Penn and Teller connects to a new category: Magicians.

Magicians connects to Harry Houdini connects to straitjacket connects to ??? connects to British Bands. Bewilderingly, ??? is not Iron Maiden.

Edit: Never mind, apparently it's dire straits. Here's the merged version.
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I'm looking forward to the day when the SNES emulator on my computer works by emulating the elementary particles in an actual, physical box with Nintendo stamped on the side.

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The key to 2,3 is "BS" and "Rodeo".

Also use: rodeo clowns, clowns, magicians, david blaine, penn & teller, david copperfield, harry houdini.

Money connects "time" to the poker page.

Fast food -> fries

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Progress!

Who would have though of the connection between Conan O'Brian and Tarja Halonen?

Edit: Merged

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I've got a few random ones, here's my merge.

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barn --> Barney
(1st panel)

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Progress (merged)
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AWalkingDisaster wrote:barn --> Barney
(1st panel)...

The Flintstones

paper -> rock, scissors
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Merge including some of my progress and all data in this thread so far (I hope).
I'm looking forward to the day when the SNES emulator on my computer works by emulating the elementary particles in an actual, physical box with Nintendo stamped on the side.

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I'm not sure whether I progressed in sync with you, but I think I have some more movies:

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Ocean's Twelve is there, too.

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Yep, Ocean's Twelve, and Plan 9 from Outer Space:

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Merged and I've opened up another panel.

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got a chunk of 3,4

comics -> the flash

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linked magazines and comic books with "books," made sure the recent progress was all merged together just in case it wasn't:

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4,4 -> 5,4 via "From Russia With Love"
I'm looking forward to the day when the SNES emulator on my computer works by emulating the elementary particles in an actual, physical box with Nintendo stamped on the side.

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Robin Hood -> Friar Tuck

Boyah!

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Beetle -> Volkswagen on (1,2), gets to another panel.

(2 in from the top, not sure how the nubers work )

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Merged last three, added "war on drugs" and "colombia" to (2,1):

Like I said, matrix notation:

(1,1) (1,2) (1,3) ...
(2,1) (2,2) (2,3) ...
(3,1) (3,2) (3,3) ...
... ... ... ...

The way that you would naturally number the grid in base 5 arithmetic and English grammar, if you had to start from 1 instead of 0.

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Made sure those were merged, and added "German" and "German shepherd" to (1,2):

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Progress

I have a lot in the top left, including a yellow one (X-Files) which gives us part of the solution. I'm not sure it is fully merged with everyones.

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It is... I also saw Wolfenstein but the next 9-letter word is driving me crazy!

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Some more progress along the top. (And a new panel)

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(1,3) go-karts -> (1,4) go

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(1,4) -> board games... plenty from there

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(2,4) : Midnight Train to Georgia and High Time to Kill
Also, filled in several of the games, including Settlers of Catan and Backgammon, among the more obvious ones.

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Monopoly -> boot gets to the next panel

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The thing linked to by all the games that aren't Snakes & Ladders, Backgammon, Scrabble, or Monopoly is "strategies."

I lol'ed.

Edit: also, the 3-letter drug is LSD.

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My progress

Really close to getting another yellow in top right. This should already be synced to what's posted.[/url]

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The yellow is "That '70s Show".