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De Doo Doo Doo De Da Da Da -- how many points?

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Sagrilarus wrote:

De Doo Doo Doo De Da Da Da -- how many points?

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one group said this should've been 3 since you don't count duplicates, but I'll be honest, I haven't been sure about the actual rules for the longest time now.
 
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If that is the songs official name I would give 8 points.
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MajaiofDreams wrote:
If that is the songs official name I would give 8 points.

I agree with this.

Unless you are playing competitively, I think someone having an outrageous score is just funny.

If someone is taking the fun out of the room by abusing this, or you WANT it to be competitive then you need to make a house rule.

May I suggest one or more of:
nothing is ever worth more than 3 points; no points for duplicate words; only one word that is less than 4 letters counts as points.
 
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    I generally play that, if there are more than one set of rules for a game, the set of rules in the copy you're playing call the tune. There's more than a few sets of rules for this game.

    The rules I found online are abbreviated and vague, referring to not using "the same word twice in a round" but it's obvious that this is an abbreviation for the more clear old version of the concept -- "the same answer cannot be given more than once in the same round." It doesn't speak to the advanced rule of scoring multiple words in a single answer, but instead to using the same answer for more than one of the twelve slots in each round.

    I believe this one should be 8 points, and if it is it's by far the best answer I've ever gotten in this game. I don't do well on time pressure games.

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"Your results are back: it's negative"......um, is that a bad thing?
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MajaiofDreams wrote:
If that is the songs official name I would give 8 points.

--Actual song title from The Police.
--One line in a single category.
--As it is a name, actual words from a dictionary are not necessary.

Therefore, this should be 8 points.
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