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April 16, 2004

I'm gonna rouge my knees And roll my stockings down

Joining in on a meme I found via Jenica:

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

"That war was not won, for the upheaval that came proved not social but technoartistic, and no one had the weapons with which to contain it - we still don't today, in fact, when upheaval is not technoartistic but social."

[From That Jazz! An Idiosyncratic Social History of the American Twenties by Ethan Mordden]

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"If Yobs is the data for nonrespondents who were included in the followup effort, then the missing data are MAR." from Analysis of Incomplete Multivariate Data by J.L. Schafer

Posted by: Scott at April 19, 2004 09:57 AM

That Yobs is supposed to be Y-[subscript]-obs-[close subscript], but it doesn't seem to like subscripts.

Posted by: Scott at April 19, 2004 09:59 AM

Incoming Signals has posted a development of this along the lines of the Victorian parlour game Exquisite Corpse. Worth a look.

Posted by: Annie at April 19, 2004 04:14 PM

Oooh, neat! Which reminds me, I played several Surrealist games with the Madcap Shoelace, who posted some examples of our results.

P.S. The permalink doesn't seem to take you to the entry directly. It was posted on 4/11.

Posted by: LadyCrumpet at April 19, 2004 04:22 PM