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[[Category:Arc]]
 
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===Category===
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==Category==
 
185 is an arc game.  
 
185 is an arc game.  
  
===Number of players===
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==Number of players==
 
This game is traditionally played with 6-10 people with a host to read suggestions throughout.  
 
This game is traditionally played with 6-10 people with a host to read suggestions throughout.  
  
===Suggestions Taken===
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==Suggestions Taken==
 
Many types of suggestions are taken for this game. Professions, household items, types of people, all of these are categories are used as prompts.  
 
Many types of suggestions are taken for this game. Professions, household items, types of people, all of these are categories are used as prompts.  
  
===How it is Played===
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==How it is Played==
 
Players stand in an arc facing the audience at the back of the stage. Suggestions are read and performers step up to tell jokes that are made begining with the line "185 s walk into a bar", with the suggestion filling the blank. Jokes are often based on bad puns and illicit more of a groan than a laugh.  
 
Players stand in an arc facing the audience at the back of the stage. Suggestions are read and performers step up to tell jokes that are made begining with the line "185 s walk into a bar", with the suggestion filling the blank. Jokes are often based on bad puns and illicit more of a groan than a laugh.  
  
===Tips for Performance===
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==Tips for Performance==
 
*Don't let there be a long lull when a suggestion is first announced. Even if your joke is bad, any joke is better than silence.
 
*Don't let there be a long lull when a suggestion is first announced. Even if your joke is bad, any joke is better than silence.
 
*Don't step on other people's jokes. Be polite when stepping up, try not to run each other over.
 
*Don't step on other people's jokes. Be polite when stepping up, try not to run each other over.
 
*Try to listen and not repeat jokes other performers have said.
 
*Try to listen and not repeat jokes other performers have said.
 
*Think of words related to the suggestion and ways in which they can be used. Perform mini brain storms to search for interesting and unique jokes.
 
*Think of words related to the suggestion and ways in which they can be used. Perform mini brain storms to search for interesting and unique jokes.

Latest revision as of 22:31, 21 January 2013


Contents

[edit] Category

185 is an arc game.

[edit] Number of players

This game is traditionally played with 6-10 people with a host to read suggestions throughout.

[edit] Suggestions Taken

Many types of suggestions are taken for this game. Professions, household items, types of people, all of these are categories are used as prompts.

[edit] How it is Played

Players stand in an arc facing the audience at the back of the stage. Suggestions are read and performers step up to tell jokes that are made begining with the line "185 s walk into a bar", with the suggestion filling the blank. Jokes are often based on bad puns and illicit more of a groan than a laugh.

[edit] Tips for Performance

  • Don't let there be a long lull when a suggestion is first announced. Even if your joke is bad, any joke is better than silence.
  • Don't step on other people's jokes. Be polite when stepping up, try not to run each other over.
  • Try to listen and not repeat jokes other performers have said.
  • Think of words related to the suggestion and ways in which they can be used. Perform mini brain storms to search for interesting and unique jokes.
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