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Hitler Game

Postby iamevn » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:53 am UTC

Woo it's time for the Hitler Game
Instructions:
    1. Go to wikipedia
    2. Click "Random Article"
    3. Get to Adolf Hitler's wikipedia page in less than 5 clicks.
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I'll start with a few examples.

Start: Mark Freiman
1. Canadian Jewish Congress
2. Germany
3. Adolf Hitler

Start: Listed buildings in Barrow-in-Furness
1. 19th century
2. German Confederation
3. German Empire
4. Adolf Hitler

Start: Colorburst
1. PAL
2. Germany
3. Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Brooklynxman » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:02 am UTC

Start: Spring Fork, Missouri
1. United States of America
2. World War II
3. Hitler

Start: Tony Johannot
1. Offenbach am Main
2. Germany
3. Hitler

Start: Xaltotun
1. Robert E. Howard
2. United States of America
3. World War II
4. Hitler

Too easy.
We figure out what all this means, then do something large and violent

The thing about changing the world...once you do it the world's all different.

I'm Angel. I beat the bad guys.

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Re: Hitler Game

Postby iamevn » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:04 am UTC

Is it impossible to lose?

Start: The Firm (1993 film)
1. Tom Cruise
2. Valkyrie (film)
3. Adolf Hitler


START: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamprocabera <--look at the article :D
1. Geometridae
2. Population Genetics
3. Natural Selection
4. Nazi
5. Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby boring bore » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:14 am UTC

I thought this game was common...don't know how I would search for it, though, so I'll post.

Start: Chief Mountain
1. United Kingdom
2. World War II
3. Adolf Hitler

Start: Czech declension
1. Jacob Wackernagel
2. Friedrich Nietzsche
3. Adolf Hitler

Or, less interestingly:

1. Czech Language
2. Germany
3. Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Krong » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:23 am UTC

Start: Mildred Thompson
1. German Expressionism
2. Adolf Hitler

Start: TSX-5
1. Rocket
2. Nazi Germany
3. Adolf Hitler

Start: Driving cap
1. Casting
2. Manufacturing
3. BMW
4. Nazism
5. Adolf Hitler
(that one took longer than I expected)

Start: Lyon Township, Cloud County, Kansas
1. List of countries
2. Germany
3. Adolf Hitler

Kind of weird that an African American artist was the least number of links away out of these.
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby iamevn » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:26 am UTC

Start: Adolf Hitler
1.
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edit: to change joke
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Brooklynxman » Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:52 am UTC

Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve

I couldn't figure out that one and I tried a number of paths.
We figure out what all this means, then do something large and violent

The thing about changing the world...once you do it the world's all different.

I'm Angel. I beat the bad guys.

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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Fume Troll » Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:57 am UTC

Brooklynxman wrote:Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve

I couldn't figure out that one and I tried a number of paths.


Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve
Click "Random article" --> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centennial_Beach
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Hitler

Within the letter of the law, but feels like cheating!
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Under A Pale Grey Sky » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:22 am UTC

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Re: Hitler Game

Postby phlip » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:52 am UTC

Brooklynxman wrote:Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve

I couldn't figure out that one and I tried a number of paths.

http://www.netsoc.tcd.ie/~mu/cgi-bin/sh ... olf+Hitler

Also: relevant link. I'm sure there's been a few threads on this already at various times.
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Balesk Baj, Timeburner » Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:34 pm UTC

Start: 2007 Philadelphia Phillies Season
--> 2007 World Series
--> United States
--> Axis Powers
--> Adolf Hitler

Start: Lewis W. Ross
--> United States House of Representatives
--> United States
--> Axis Powers
--> Adolf Hitler

Start: The Spirit Engine (what the heck?)
--> Peace Treaty
--> World War II
--> Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Fume Troll » Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:04 pm UTC

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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Duban » Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:53 pm UTC

Start: Dragons
1. Russians
2. Russia
3. Adolf Hitler

That was disturbingly easy.
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby SlyReaper » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:30 pm UTC

SS Hong Moh
1) China
2) Japan
3) World War II
4) Adolf Hitler

Once you get to a country, it gets easy because most of them have a mention of World War II
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Mishrak » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:36 pm UTC

Start: Kenneth Haigh
1) British
2) Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
3) Winston Churchill
4) Adolf Hitler

Start: Liquefied petroleum gas
1) Braunschweig
2) Germany
3) Adolf Hitler

Start: Athenian Echoes
1) Nightfall
2) Greece
3) Battle of Greece
4) Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Cheezwhiz Jenkins » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:53 pm UTC

Start: Patrice Collazo

1) Rugby union positions
2) South America
3) German
4) Germany
5) Adolf Hitler

Edit: I solved Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve

Start: Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve

1)Neuroanatomy
2)Neuroscience
3)List of neuroscientists
4)Heinrich Wilhelm Gottfried von Waldeyer-Hartz
5)Germany
6)Adolf Hitler

Okay...so that's 6 steps...but pretty close. :P

Edit Edit: -_- Reading comprehension *fail*...LESS than 5 steps, not UP TO 5 steps...urgh...
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Phrozt » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:27 pm UTC

START: Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lateral_ca ... ural_nerve
1) Perineal branches of posterior femoral cutaneous nerve -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perineal_b ... eous_nerve
2) Grey's Anatomy -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gray%27s_Anatomy
3) United Kingdom -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom
4) World War II -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
5) Hitler -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby brakos82 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:51 pm UTC

Start: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uw_Cuwa
1: Colombia
2: European union
3: Germany
4: Hitler

Start: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vahan_Janjigian
1: Boston College
2: Europe
3: Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby brakos82 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:54 pm UTC

double-post *headsmack*
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Phesodge » Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:21 pm UTC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Allister
> 10 downing street
>winston churchill
>world war 2
> adolph hitler XD
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Phrozt » Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:35 pm UTC

The Joel Streeter Band http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Joel_Streeter_Band
1) San Francisco
2) World War II
3) Hitler

Swanton - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swanton
1) E. W. Swanton
2) Second World War
3) Hitler

Bulbophyllum minutum - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbophyllum_minutum
1) Orchid
2) Charles Darwin
3) England
4) World War II
5) Hitler

^^^ Thought that was going to be hard, because the page has almost nothing on it...

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Cro ... munication
1) United States
2) World War II
3) Hitler

400 Series Highway - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/400-Series_Highway
1) 400-series highways (British Columbia)
2) Canada
3) World War II
4) Hitler
Yeah.. this is way too easy.. cuz everything can at some point be related to a country which was most likely involved in WWII...
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby vonKarma » Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:50 pm UTC

start: verdiana
1. italy
2. adolf hitler

start: market liberalism
1. europe
2. adolf hitler

start: advanced intelligence tape
1. sony
2. world war II
3. adolf hitler
Badger GET!
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby brakos82 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:17 pm UTC

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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Welsh Mullet » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:36 pm UTC

Start off: Stephen Swingler
1.United Kingdom
2.Nazi Germany
3.Adolf Hitler

Start off: Erg (comics)
1.Marvel Comics
2.American comic book
3.English language
4.West Germanic languages
5.German language
6.Germany
7.Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Platypodes » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:10 am UTC

Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services
Liberia
World War II
Hitler

Central Division, Western Australia
Western Australia
German Australian
World War II
Hitler

2012 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)
Austria
Hitler

David Rittenhouse Laboratory
Philadelphia
World War II
Hitler

.....It's surprisingly easy. I guess I never noticed how close we always are to fascism. :|
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Josephine » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:29 am UTC

Grosvenor Francis
1.australia
2.germany
3.hitler

I find that the faster you can get to a country, the better. I got an australian politician, so that was easy.
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Josephine » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:33 am UTC

one more:
Jimmy Larry Hendren (this guy is the judge who ruled against Harry Potter book censorship in a US school system, setting precedent)
1.United States Navy
2.world War II
3.Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Under A Pale Grey Sky » Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:07 am UTC

Buchu Monastery
1. Tibet
2. World War II
3. Adolf Hitler

Tina Nordström
1. Sweden
2. World War II
3. Adolf Hitler

The Last of the Mohicans (1992 film)
1. France
2. World War II
3. Adolf Hitler

John Lindsay, 19th Earl of Crawford
1. Politician
2. Dictatorship
3. Adolf Hitler

Logistics automation
1. Computer Software
2. John Tukey
3. United States
4. Nazi Germany
5. Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby olubunmi » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:40 am UTC

This is too easy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gmina_Ba%C5%82t%C3%B3w
1. Poland
2. Nazi Germany
3. Hitler

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Stratford_Persse
1. Galway Archaeological and Historical Society
2. History of Ireland
3. World War II
4. Hitler

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marbled_Cat
1. Cat
2. Cyprus
3. World War II
4. Hitler.

Now for a real challenge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_Home_Year

I couldn't solve this one...
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:33 pm UTC

Lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve
1) Latin
2) Europe
3) World War II
4) Adolf Hitler

See, it's not that hard.
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby skellious » Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:30 pm UTC

I think the bigger point here is the message of exactly how much WWII affected the whole world.
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby QwertyKey » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:10 pm UTC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmen_Pr ... ional_Team
1: Turkmenistan (A country I never knew existed)
2: Soviet Union
3: World War II
4: Adolf Hitler

olubunmi wrote:SNIP

Now for a real challenge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_Home_Year



Are category clicks allowed?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_Home_Year
1:Category:Culture of Saskatchewan
2:Culture of Saskachewan
3:World War II
4:Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Internetmeme » Sat Feb 20, 2010 3:57 am UTC

TRY ONE
1. Winkelsett
2. Germany
3. Adolf Hitler

TRY TWO: THE ELECTRIC BOOGALOO
1. Crystal Eastman
2. World War I
3. Adolf Hitler

TRY THREE: THE ELECTRIC BOOGALOO TWO: THE ELECTRIC BOOGALOO
1. Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs men's ice hockey
2. Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
3. Syracuse, New York
4. World War II
5. Adolf Hitler

TRY FOUR: THE ELECTRIC BOOGALOO TWO: THE ELECTRIC BOOGALOO: REDUX
1. Noornad
2. India
3. India in World War II
4. Adolf Hitler



You know, this is just sad.
You are now breathing manually.
Also, you just lost a certain Game...

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Re: Hitler Game

Postby videogamesizzle » Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:16 am UTC

1. Heino Kuhn
2. South Africa
3. World War II
4. Adolph Hitler

1. Chris Butler (footballer)
2. Liverpool
3. World War II
4. Adolph Hitler

...I'm enjoying this a bit too much...
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Under A Pale Grey Sky » Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:00 pm UTC

Kentford
1. England
2. World War II
3. Adolf Hitler

This is too easy, IMO. The Sexual Intercourse Game, on the other hand...
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby zorro226 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:12 am UTC

1. Henry Logan (Pennsylvania)
2. Democrat
3. World War II
4. Adolf Hitler

1. Little Creek Hundred, Kent County
2. United States
3. World War II
4. Adolf Hitler

1. The Sorrowjoy
2. Heather Nova
3. England
4. World War II
5. Adolf Hitler
I don't see how this one can be done in under 5 steps. Please reply if you have figured out a way.
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby videogamesizzle » Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:08 am UTC

zorro226 wrote:1. The Sorrowjoy
2. Heather Nova
3. England
4. World War II
5. Adolf Hitler
I don't see how this one can be done in under 5 steps. Please reply if you have figured out a way.
There's actually a WWII link on her page.

1. Tactical designator
2. United States Army
3. World War II
4. Adolph Hitler

1. Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Women's foil
2. Fencing
3. Germany
4. Adolph Hitler
No idea how that one worked...
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby NumberFourtyThree » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:34 am UTC

Just did 10 random ones. I got seven cases of 3 clicks, two cases of 4 clicks, and one case of 2 clicks. You probably should have made the challenge 4 clicks.

Abigail
Hebrew language
Jews
Hitler

Ryder Ripps
Tumblr
iPhone
Germany
Hitler

Otto Krause Technical School
Argentina
Germany
Hitler

Kvitnu
Ukraine
Nazi Germany
Hitler

Del Gallego, Camarines Sur
Philippines
World War II
Hitler

Polveroso
France
Vichy France
Hitler

Robert Willan
Yorkshire
World War II
Hitler

Frigyes Wiesner
Germany
Hitler

Jackson, New Hampshire
United States
History of the United States
Hitler

KHFD
Hartford-Brainard Airport
Connecticut World War II Army Airfields
World War II
Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby olubunmi » Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:36 pm UTC

Naamah
1. Mandaeism
2. Iraq
3. Axis powers
4. Adolf Hitler

Coincidentally I learnt what Mandaeism is only a few days ago.

Heiwa-dōri
1. Okinawa
2. World War II
3. Adolf Hitler

Oocyte
1. Down syndrome
2. United Kingdom
3. Battle of Britain
4. Adolf Hitler
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Re: Hitler Game

Postby Keldaran » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:05 am UTC

Start: Starting Over (Killswitch Engage song)
1. 2009
2. April 24
3. Winston Churchill
4. Adolf Hitler

wow that was one of the tougher ones Ive done
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