[lit-ideas] Re: The Answering Machine

  • From: John McCreery <john.mccreery@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:35:35 +0900

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Eric Yost <mr.eric.yost@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Don't allow the machine to change the
> subject and it will insult you.
>
>  Sounds like the typical end to what I still think of as the George E.
Moore game.

1. Opponent utters a sentence.
2. Select a word or phrase and say, "I don't understand that."
3. Repeat 1. and 2. until they get mad and go away.
4. Say, "Gotcha" and grin.

John

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