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      07-07-2010, 01:24 AM   #23
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It also can't get Rosa Klebb:

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      07-07-2010, 01:30 AM   #24
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It also missed Tiger Tanaka:



This thing must hate 007 books/films.
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      07-07-2010, 01:37 AM   #25
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i tried Maria Ozawa, Coco Lee, Edison Chen, Celine Dion, Lewis Hamilton, Jeremy Clarkson, it got them all... didnt think it will guess the asian ones. that thing is crazy good.

damn. it got snoopy too.
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      07-07-2010, 01:38 AM   #26
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It can't seem to get Horace Grant either, so far it's 1 of 5 for me, and that's only because I gave it a really easy one.
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      07-07-2010, 01:46 AM   #27
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^^back when nikkahtrops and blake posted all the time
the good ol days.
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      07-07-2010, 02:17 AM   #28
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What I think BTM was suggesting is also possible, although less likely. I think he meant that the application uses a database that correlates IP blocks/addresses to geographical location, such as geobytes does. Given that BTM lives in and around Chicago, it might have chosen a Blackhawk, or at least assigned Chicago athletes a higher probability of being the correct candidate answer, because BTM's IP address would map to the Chicagoland area geographically. That of course would also assume that the database knew that Patrick Kane was a Blackhawk, and that the Blackhawks are a Chicago team.

All that said, I believe my previous theory was the correct one. Occam's razor and all that.
ahhh i understand now. thats seems a bit far-fetched seeing as how many people try to trick the program by guessing out of the box.
i too will agree that your first suggestion is probably correct though.
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It missed Al Borland again
it got Revan from KOTOR
it missed Bob from Reboot within 20 questions, but got it at 30
it got Kratos from God of War
got John Marston from Red Dead Redemption after 30
it didn't get Alotta Vagina from Austin Powers
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      07-07-2010, 05:20 AM   #30
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lol how did it guess right this guy:

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it guessed itself and nobody
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      07-07-2010, 06:09 AM   #32
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ahhh i understand now. thats seems a bit far-fetched seeing as how many people try to trick the program by guessing out of the box.
i too will agree that your first suggestion is probably correct though.
Interestingly the akinator just asked me this question:

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Does your character live in your country?
Hmm...
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      07-07-2010, 08:52 AM   #33
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      07-07-2010, 09:40 AM   #34
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^^ I TOLD YOU!

yep I'm certain there's some localization built into it.... if you really wanna fuck with it... piggy back through a server in china or something. I'm going to give this a whirl and see if I can stump it
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      07-07-2010, 09:40 AM   #35
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i mean hell...the banner on the right already knows my location lol
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      07-07-2010, 09:42 AM   #36
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i mean hell...the banner on the right already knows my location lol
That's what I mean...I'm always getting banner ads for hot chick who want to fuck in Lake Zurich, IL...how hard would it be for this site to utilize similar "geobytes" or whatever it was radix referred to
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      07-07-2010, 09:46 AM   #37
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That's what I mean...I'm always getting banner ads for hot chick who want to fuck in Lake Zurich, IL...how hard would it be for this site to utilize similar "geobytes" or whatever it was radix referred to
that's EXTREMELY easy to do.... go to whatismyipaddress.com it gives you your ipaddress..... no one blocks anymore.

Proxies, and phone cards are what throws them off the most if you ever wanna fuck with 'em...


I'm not impressed with that site btw???

I chose elisha cuthbert.... started off fine and I thought it almost had it...but then it went down a tangent and started guessing if it was a lizard, or started referencing her as a 'he'. etc etc... looks like it nailed you guys, but not mine? booo.


I gave it another shot.... 'is your character a girl' --> 'yes'.
followup question.... 'is your character said to be a hot guy' ---> wtf?

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      07-07-2010, 09:53 AM   #38
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Took him 3 tries but he got Chris Bangle. Also got the question "is he from your country"
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      07-07-2010, 10:43 AM   #39
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it got Mark Cavendish (cyclist) on the first try, I stumped it with Spider from Goodfellas though:

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i thought i was so close to stumping it..... and then out of nowhere it asks me if my character if from pirates of the caribbean. what the fuck

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I would only expect this to get more and more accurate, as people are typing in the answer to characters it doesn't get.
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Stumped him on Jacques Chirac, strangely...
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      07-07-2010, 12:45 PM   #44
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I would only expect this to get more and more accurate, as people are typing in the answer to characters it doesn't get.
yep... as the more obscure ones get entered....
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